Safer journey for school pupils

A new toucan crossing has been installed near Ravensthorpe Primary School as part of Peterborough City Council’s Safer Journeys to School programme.

Protesting, Councillor Julie Howell, centre, with concerned residents.

Householders seek to block plans for road link from the Peterborough street where they live to business park

Angry householders in Peterborough are protesting at plans to use the street where they live as a link to a large business park.

Nick Sandford (left)

Brexit: The clock is ticking

Nick Sandford, Lib Dem group leader on Peterborough City Council:

An artist's impression of the new care home

Plans for new 100 bed care home in Thorpe Wood approved

Plans for a 100 bed residential care home have been approved.

Labour group leader Cllr Shaz Nawaz

Peterborough needs to keep it local

Peterborough City Council Labour group leader Cllr Shaz Nawaz:

Gillian Beasley

Week-long celebration of democracy in Peterborough

A week-long celebration of democracy is being held next month.

Fiona Onasanya column

Just 40 minutes to decide Brexit

By the time this article is published, Parliament will have been through a marathon session dedicated to the so-called Brexit Bill.

Plans for the Great Haddon development

Overdue works on 5,350 home Great Haddon development can start after years of delays

Works on the landmark Great Haddon development will be able to start soon, but only on 90 per cent of the land.

Adam Cliff, PCC Operations (centre), Dr Alan Graham, the Buy to let Doctors (left)  and Coun Peter Hiller at a property in Wildlake, Orton Malborne due for occupation by the homeless. EMN-180613-132354009

Landlords can lease homes to the city council

Private landlords can help to alleviate Peterborough’s desperate need to get people off the housing register.

Jonathan Lewis, service director for Education for PCC and CCC EMN-180519-081630009

How the school system works

Hello and welcome to the first Education Matters column. I hope it will provide a fascinating insight into education on a monthly basis.

Cllr John Holdich

Royal awards are so well deserved

Well, what a week it has been for Peterborough talent!


Shock and anger as councillors 'boycott' meeting to scrutinise Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer

A failure by councillors to turn up to scrutinise the county’s metro mayor James Palmer over his transport statement has been greeted with shock and anger amid accusations that the Conservatives boycotted the meeting.

A previous encampment of travellers in Peterborough

Process begins to remove travellers near A47/A16

Travellers have set up an encampment on the A16 by the junction with the A47, a short distance from the Household Recycling Centre in Dogsthorpe.


Lush’s #SPYCOPS campaign returns to Peterborough after being suspended due to ‘aggressive behaviour’ towards staff

Lush’s controversial #SPYCOPS campaign has returned to stores, including the Queensgate branch in Peterborough, after it was suspended over the well-being and safety concerns of staff.

Fiona Onasanya

Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya votes against government in EU Withdrawal Bill

MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya voted against the Government in a series of amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill.

The land which will be used for the new sports facilities

New school playing field approved despite vocal opposition

Plans for a new school playing field have been given the go ahead despite vocal opposition from residents living near the site.

Shailesh Vara

‘Total and utter nonsense’ - MP Shailesh Vara slams report he is considering resigning as minister over Brexit

MP Shailesh Vara has slammed a report in a national newspaper which claimed he was considering resigning as a minister over Brexit.

An artist's impression of the new retail park

Names revealed for new Peterborough retail park after planning approval given

A number of retailers have shown interest in moving onto a new Peterborough retail park after it was granted planning approval yesterday.

The proposed site of one of the phone boxes

Peterborough city phone box plans to be put on hold

Plans to build nearly a dozen telephone boxes in Peterborough city centre are to be rejected.

June Bull

Conservative Peterborough city councillor resigns

A Conservative Peterborough city councillor has resigned for health reasons.

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