Archive for Month: January 2015

  • Green Wheel Mess – Park Farm – Update

    After the initial reports received yesterday, I’ve made a further site visit today and spoken to the council director and the contractors concerned who have advised that they were working on behalf of National Grid. The contractor will be back tomorrow to clean the pathways and both I and the council officers will be meeting…

  • 100 Days to choose between competence and chaos

  • Final electoral boundary recommendations published for Peterborough for 2016

    The Local Government Boundary Commission has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Peterborough City Council. A new ward ‘Stanground South’ will combine Stanground East, Cardea, Oakdale, South West Stanground and  a small section of Fletton. The Commission’s final recommendations propose that Peterborough should be represented by 60 councillors in the future: three more than…

  • Stanground South – Facebook Page Launches

    A new Facebook page has been launched for the residents of Stanground, Park Farm & Cardea aimed at those who wish to discuss responsibly the hot topics in our part of the city. The Facebook page can be found by typing Stanground South in your Facebook search bar I intend to post topics as they…

  • Sporting Saturday – 24th January 2015

    I’m the Master of Ceremonies (MC) again this year so please show your support by coming along to the Cresset between 10am and 4pm. Interesting to note that despite there being representation from the Conservative Party by way of the MP for Peterborough Stewart Jackson, The Council Leader – Cllr Marco Cereste, The Mayor –…

  • Budget Conversation 2015/16 – have your say

    Peterborough City Council has seen its government funding cut by nearly 40 per cent in the five years up to the end of 2015/16 – that’s £44million. The budget proposals documents set out the two sets of budget proposals that will be considered by Cabinet to ensure Peterborough City Council has a balanced budget for…

  • Simply not good enough Amey

    Having been advised by Amey that they didn’t have enough room to collect all the green bin waste in the ward on Friday and then to find out that they had failed despite a promise, to return Saturday to collect the rest, I have today written to complain and copied in the Cabinet Member responsible. Firstly,…

  • MP’s to debate banning parking on pavements in England & Wales

    Finally MP’s are going to debate this national issue. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30740630 Parking on pavements and causing an obstruction presents a real safety risk to many of us particularly children & the elderly, disabled people, those with a visual impairment and parents with buggies when an inconsiderate driver leaves a vehicle in such a way that the only way…

  • Time to clarify the facts about a couple of political rumours in Stanground

    Time to clarify the facts about a couple of political rumours in Stanground. It must be election time! 1. I am not aware of any new application for a Magna Park type development on Drysides. This is likely to be just political spin because its election time. I can assure residents that should I become…