Poppy appeal launch and Community Fridges initiative keep Mayor busy

Council / 27 Oct 2017

The launch of this year's poppy appeal and a new initiative to tackle food waste and redistribute food to those most in need are among the dates in the diary for the Mayor of Peterborough in the coming week.

Saturday 28 October: Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress to attend the launch of the Royal British Legion's annual poppy appeal outside Peterborough Town Hall, Bridge Street, Peterborough, at 9am.

Saturday 28 October: The Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress will attend a Black History Month youth performance at Peterborough Town Hall, Bridge Street, Peterborough, between 2pm and 4pm. 

Sunday 29 October: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend a Royal British Legion re-dedication service at St Mary's Church, New Road, Woodston, between 10am and 12.30pm.

Sunday 29 October: The mayoral party will host a curry night in aid of the mayor's charities at Maharanis, Hargate Way, Hampton Hargate, between 6pm and 8pm.

Monday 30 October: The Mayor will attend the launch of Community Fridges at The Community Cafe, Hampton Court, Westwood, at 10am. Charity PECT has launched the initiative to tackle food waste and redistribute food to those most in need. A community fridge and freezer is being installed to enable local residents in need to access free food – sourced from farms, cafes, stores and supermarkets – that would have gone to waste.

Wednesday 1 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will judge the annual schools wreath making competition which is taking place at Dogsthorpe Junior School, Central Avenue, Peterborough, at 2pm. The winning wreaths are laid at the war memorial in the city centre om Armistice Day.