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27 Sep 2016 Residents

Road closures announced for Perkins Great Eastern Run

Peterborough City Council is informing residents and motorists about a number of road closures necessary for this year's Perkins Great Eastern Run. Both the half marathon and the Anna's Hope...

27 Sep 2016 Residents

Events to celebrate Black History Month in Peterborough

Organisers of Black History Month celebrations in Peterborough have announced details of events in October. The first will take place in the city centre on Cathedral Square on Saturday (1...

26 Sep 2016 Council

Have a spooky time at mayor's Halloween Ball

Residents are being offered the chance to dig out their scariest fancy dress and enjoy an evening of good food and spooky dancing at the Mayor of Peterborough's Halloween Ball.  Tickets are...

26 Sep 2016 Council

Charity to run city's fostering and adoption services

Councillors have agreed to appoint a charitable organisation to run the council’s new Permanency service, which includes the current fostering and adoption service. The Adolescent and...

26 Sep 2016 Council

120,000 illegal cigarettes seized over the past year

Over the past 12 months the council's Trading Standards team has seized more than 120,000 counterfeit or illicit cigarettes in the city. The haul, which also includes 300kg of illegal hand...

22 Sep 2016 Residents

Peterborough residents pocket over a million pounds

Peterborough residents have achieved a major milestone, with 5,000 households making the switch to the council’s energy tariff - Peterborough Energy. Peterborough Energy has helped save...

20 Sep 2016 Council

Key theatre play and graduation ceremony keep mayor busy

A performance by the Peterborough Gilbert & Sullivan Players at The Key Theatre and University Centre Peterborough's graduation ceremony are among the dates in the mayoral diary this week....

16 Sep 2016 Residents

Public give generously to Syrian families

Residents from across the city have donated more than 400 items to support the arrival of five families of Syrian refugees. A number of Peterborough charities and organisations have also pledged...

15 Sep 2016 Council

Bridge fair and sausage supper invite for residents

Residents are being invited by the Mayor of Peterborough to attend the traditional opening of the Bridge Fair followed by a sausage supper. Tickets have gone on sale for the event taking place...

13 Sep 2016 Council

RAF freedom parade and library opening keep Mayor busy

The opening of a school library and a freedom parade by service personnel from RAF Wittering are among the dates in the mayoral diary this week. Tuesday 13 September: The Mayor will make a...