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Residents 30 Nov 2015

Council gives its backing to Empty Homes Week

Peterborough City Council is supporting Empty Homes Week, a national campaign which supports the return to use of empty and derelict properties nationwide. The initiative, organised by the Empty Homes Agency, aims to raise awareness of the...

Business 27 Nov 2015

Illegal tattooist jailed after pleading guilty to series of offences

An unlicensed tattooist has been jailed for 16 weeks after pleading guilty to running an illegal tattoo parlour putting customers at risk of life threatening infections. Appearing at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 25 November...

Council 25 Nov 2015

City Council legal team wins national award

Peterborough City Council's legal services department has been judged Local Government Legal Team of the Year at a national awards event. The Lawyers in Local Government Awards, which took place on Friday 20 November, singled out the...

Council 20 Nov 2015

Retiring councillors reception and variety concert keep Mayor busy

A reception for retiring councillors and a variety concert by Steve Perry to raise funds for the Mayor's charities are among the dates in the mayoral diary next week. Monday 23 November : The Mayor, Mayoress and Deputy Mayor will welcome guests...

Business 20 Nov 2015

Peterborough awarded Smart City of the Year 2015

Peterborough has been named Smart City of the Year 2015 at a glittering awards ceremony in Barcelona this week, attended by business delegates, entrepreneurs and city representatives from around the world.  The World Smart City Congress is...