Archive for Month: November 2016

  • Traveller Illegal Encampments – Update

    I have now met with both Peterborough MP’s, senior police officers, the police and crime commissioner, the deputy commissioner, a cabinet member, senior council officers and many private businesses and residents affected by illegal traveller encampments. Some 30 people attended the meeting and it was very useful to hear and appreciate the individual’s experiences and…

  • Stanground Community Centre Security Survey – Update

    I had a very productive site visit this morning at the Stanground Community Centre in the company of the Council Officers and the Chair of the Association regarding car park and field security and how we might improve it. We concluded that a height restriction barrier needed to be installed as you enter into the…

  • Shrub Cutting in Stanground Starts 9th January 2017

    The 2 week shrub cutting visit to Stanground begins week commencing 9th January…….weather permitting.

  • Peterborough & Cambridgeshire Back Devolution – The most important decision for a generation

    Councillors from across the county have voted to progress a devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough that will see more than £600million in new funding put into the hands of local communities. The unanimous approval will unlock millions of pounds of new government funding alongside decision making powers to improve transport, create much needed housing…

  • Superb Results at Heritage Park Primary School

    At a time when Peterborough’s schools have been getting a lot of bad press, I think it’s time to redress the balance somewhat and, whilst I wholeheartedly agree we need to look seriously at schools where pupils have under-performed, we should also not forget to celebrate where we are successful. I know as a governor…

  • Travellers back on Stanground Community Centre Car Park

    I am aware that travellers have once again settled in the Stanground Community Centre car park again this afternoon. The police and council are aware. Please, please if anything happens, call 101 or if necessary 999 and report each and every incident. Also just to update you all, as you know I pushed for some…

  • Mayor to lead city’s Remembrance events

    Wreaths will be laid at the steps of Peterborough’s war memorial as part of a service of remembrance taking place on Sunday 13 November 2016 to honour those who lost their lives for their country. The day’s events will begin at 9.50am when a parade including armed forces personnel, veterans and cadets will leave Car…

  • Door Handles ‘Tried’ in Cardea Last Night – Call 999

    Doors have been reported as being ‘tried’ again last night in Cardea. Please keep yours locked. Don’t forget your vehicles and sheds too. Be safe and don’t be afraid to report anyone acting suspiciously on 999 if they are still in the area.

  • Heritage Park Primary School Christmas Bazaar – Sunday 27th November 2016 1-4pm

    Come join us for a Christmas Extravaganza that will delight the whole family! A Christmas Bazaar where you will find Santa in his Grotto, hot-dogs and Cakes, Stalls selling all sorts of treats, Face painting, a Christmas craft area new games for all ages and a Fabulous Raffle. You will be assured of suitably Christmassy…

  • 8 Grass cuts a year and a return to annual shrub cutting in next years budget

    More good news. Really pleased to hear that our lobbying for confirmation of at least 8 grass cuts next year and a return to annual shrub cutting has been heard and will be included in the budget. Lets hope those in opposition don’t now go and ruin it by opposing our promise.