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Mothers concerned by rise in discarded needles call for new approach to tackle the problem in Peterborough

Three concerned mothers who have found their school run littered with discarded needles are calling on a new approach to tackling the problem in Peterborough.

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The pothole Nigel Fairbairn said damaged his bike

Peterborough cyclist claims for £200 from council after bike damaged

A cyclist who needed two new wheels for his damaged bike after it went over a pothole in Town Bridge wants Peterborough City Council to fund repairs worth nearly £200.

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Speaker's Corner columnists -  Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/opinion, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Putting focus on trio of key issues

Cllr John Whitby, leader of the UKIP Group on Peterborough City Council:

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Graham Whitehead

UKIP Peterborough promises to offer 'common sense policies' after voting in vain to save ex-leader Henry Bolton

UKIP Peterborough has promised to offer "common sense policies" after branch members voted in vain to keep Henry Bolton as the party's leader.

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Alan Bull

Labour investigates Peterborough candidate after complaints about alleged anti-Semitic Facebook posts

A Labour candidate for May’s local elections is being investigated by the party following complaints raised about alleged anti-Semitic posts on Facebook.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Statistics mask a real life tragedy - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

There are statistics that should chill us. According to the Sands stillbirth and neonatal death charity, every single day 15 babies in the United Kingdom die just before, during or after birth.

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Cllr John Holdich

Help council to save water park

Peterborough City Council leader Cllr John Holdich:

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Bretton Water Park

Backlash over the threat to stop running Bretton Water Park continues

The backlash over the threat to stop running Bretton Water Park has continued with even a senior cabinet figure at Peterborough City Council vowing to fight the cut.

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Travellers in Wedgwood Way

Travellers ordered to leave land near supermarket in Peterborough

Travellers have been ordered to leave land near a supermarket in Peterborough.

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Traffic on Bourges Boulevard

Traffic lights add to delays in Peterborough city centre

Temporary traffic lights on Bourges Boulevard have added to the delays for drivers in and around the city centre.

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New petition to force debate on future of Bretton Water Park as deputy leader vows not to support £18,000 cut

A new petition has launched to force a debate on the future of Bretton Water Park.
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Cars parked away from the kerb face being fined

Fines for drivers double parking or parking in front of dropped kerbs in Peterborough

Drivers who double park or park in front of a dropped kerb in Peterborough could soon be slapped with a £70 fine.

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Speaker's Corner columnists -  Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/opinion, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

We must tackle dangers head on

Surely, Government cannot be serious about a further reduction of the strength of our country’s armed forces?, writes Steve Lane, Werrington First councillor.

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Paston gipsy site fire. city council staff begin a monthly clearance along Norwood lane of rubbish, etc, dumped by travellers. NB fire from last night still burns in background. ENGEMN00120110206145849

£125k plan for Norwood Lane

Another plan to clean up the notorious fly-tipping hotspot of Norwood Lane is being proposed by Peterborough City Council which could again see covert CCTV cameras in use.

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education

Three schools ran a deficit

A small number of schools in Peterborough were unable to balance their books, according to the latest data from the Department for Education.

Education
Everleigh enjoying the water park

Families upset as Bretton Water Park faces axe to save £18,000

Disappointed parents including the mother of a disabled boy have said they will be sad if Bretton Water Park does not reopen in the summer.

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Cllr John Holdich

Rapid transport system to be looked into by authority

The feasibility of a rapid transport system for Peterborough will be looked into, according to city council leader Cllr John Holdich.

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Mayor of Peterborough Coun. John Fox, Mayoress Judy Fox, Gillian Beasley, Chief Executive, Peterborough City Council, Peterborough City Council  Leader Coun. John  Holdich and Kevin Tighe, CEO of Vivacity with  Sally Atkinson, Rebecca Parsons, David Wait and Darranda Rowswell from the National Literacy Trust at the launch of a Vision for Reading in Peterborough at the Town Hall. EMN-180129-185225009

A Vision for Reading

A new approach to improve reading standards in Peterborough has been launched.

Education
City centre traffic congestion during the new Bourges Boulevard roadworks EMN-180602-123019009

Tough decisions have to be made

Last week we announced the final part of our consultation to deliver a balanced budget for the year ahead, writes leader of Peterborough City Council cllr John Holdich.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Life and death test to set tax spend

On January 17, there was a traffic accident on Park Road; a car collided with a pedestrian.

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