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25 May 2016 Residents

Are E-U registered to vote?

It's less than a month to go until the EU referendum. Residents have until Tuesday 7 June 2016 to make sure they are registered to vote. Anyone not on the electoral register by then...

25 May 2016 Council

Council welcomes £500,000 boost to reduce car dependancy

Half a million pounds is on its way to Peterborough to encourage more people to leave their cars at home and instead catch the bus or hop on a bike. Peterborough City Council's Leader...

24 May 2016 Council

Councillor David Sanders elected Mayor of Peterborough

Councillor David Sanders was elected as the city's first citizen at the annual meeting of Peterborough City Council tonight (Monday 23 May 2016).  Councillor Keith Sharp  was...

24 May 2016 Council

100 Syrian refugees to be supported in Peterborough

The city council has agreed to resettle 100 Syrian refugees in Peterborough. The government announced last year that the UK will accept 20,000 refugees between now and 2020. Now five...

20 May 2016 Residents

Pupils to take part in Safety Challenge

Peterborough school pupils will learn how to react to a fire and the consequences of being distracted near the road in a Safety Challenge at Dogsthorpe Fire Station on Tuesday 24 May 2016....

20 May 2016 Council

Topping out ceremony marks new primary school progress

A topping out ceremony will mark the highest point of construction for the new primary school being built on the former Peterborough District Hospital site. The new building is on schedule...

18 May 2016 Residents

Think about fostering during Foster Care Fortnight

As part of this year's Foster Care Fortnight, Peterborough City Council is facing its toughest recruitment challenge to date as it aims to recruit more foster carers who have the skills and...