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Council 31 Aug 2016

Peterborough raises flag to mark Merchant Navy Day

People are invited to attend a flag-raising ceremony in Peterborough city centre this weekend to mark Merchant Navy Day. The Red Ensign, the Merchant Navy’s official flag, will fly throughout the UK on Saturday 3 September at 10am. At the...

Residents 25 Aug 2016

GCSE results improve across the board thanks to city students

Peterborough students have achieved some of the city's best ever GCSE results with more children than ever before achieving A* to C in English. In total 69.7 per cent of students achieved A* to C in English - up from 64 per cent in...

Council 24 Aug 2016

Residents can help support the arrival of Syrian refugees

Residents can now donate items to support the arrival of five families of Syrian refugees. Earlier this year, the city council agreed to resettle around 100 Syrian refugees in Peterborough over the next five years. The refugees will arrive as...

Council 19 Aug 2016

Beer Festival and University of the Third Age keep Mayor busy

Tuesday 23 August : The Mayor will attend the first day of the 39th annual Beer Festival at the Embankment, Embankment Road, Peterborough between 2.45pm and 4.15pm.   Thursday 25 August : The Mayor will attend the Peterborough U3A...

Residents 19 Aug 2016

Just over 50 days to go to the Perkins Great Eastern Run 2016

"If you need any advice on preparing for the race then make sure you attend the free training sessions, which are a great way to meet fellow runners and get helpful tips on getting set for the big day.” The free training sessions have run...