Residents' Chance To Shape Communities At Neighbourhood Committees
1 March 2012
Peterborough City Council is urging residents who have not
already attended their local neighbourhood committee meeting to go
along and influence decisions about proposed changes to their
The first in the latest round of committee meetings is at the
Riverside Community Pavilion, Candy Street, Peterborough, on
Wednesday 29 February 2012 at 7pm. Here residents can learn more
about the big events planned for the city this year and how they
can get involved and support them.
People will see a presentation detailing events including The
Willow Festival, Halford's Tour Series, the Peterborough Green
Festival, the Peterborough Arts Festival, the Olympic Torch Relay
and The Perkins Great Eastern Run.
Young people representing the city's youth forum will be
updating residents on consultation progress regarding installation
of new recreational facilities at Park Farm play area.
In addition, people attending the meeting will be presented with
a service outline of the city's waste, cleansing and landscaping
operations that are managed by Enterprise Peterborough.
People living in the rural north neighbourhood committee area
can attend their local meeting at Arthur Mellows Village College,
Helpston Road, Glinton, Peterborough, on Thursday 1 March 2012 at
7pm. The evening will start with a ward forum at 6.30pm where
residents can talk directly with their elected members to raise any
issues or concerns they have in their neighbourhood.
The neighbourhood committee meeting will give people a chance to
comment on the progress of their own community action plan and how
they can get involved to help improve the areas in which they
The central and north neighbourhood committee takes place at The
Beeches School, Beech Avenue, Peterborough, on Monday 5 March 2012.
Starting at 7pm, it will follow the area's ward forum meeting at
People living in central and north areas of the city will have
an opportunity to comment on a presentation about alcohol and
licensing issues within the Operation CAN-do zone of Millfield, New
England and Gladstone.
More Operation CAN-do updates will include details of youth
activities in the area and plans to extend provisions for the
summer. There will also be a presentation about planning
development by the city council's planning team.
As with all committee meetings, residents are invited to raise
anything that is affecting their neighbourhood and to suggest items
for future meetings during an allocated open session.
The remaining neighbourhood committee meetings in March 2012
- 8 March - Ortons with Hampton Neighbourhoods Night
(neighbourhood committee and police panel on the same evening): St
Botolph’s Primary School, Oundle Road, Peterborough, at 7.35pm.
Ward forum will be from 6pm until 6.30pm. The police panel meeting
for the area will start at 6.30pm until 7.30pm
- 20 March - Peterborough North Area
- 27 March - Peterborough West
- 28 March - Dogsthorpe, East and Park
Media contact: Pep Cipriano, SaferPeterborough
Communications Manager- telephone 01733 452551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org