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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...

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...

Business 19 Aug 2016

Man fined more than £5,000 for illegal use of land

A man who failed to obtain planning permission to use land for a car repairs business has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after pleading guilty at Peterborough Magistrates' Court this week. Peterborough City Council prosecuted Imran...