Archive for Month: January 2017

  • Illegal Encampments and Amazon Roundabout Update

    Two very positive meetings today. Firstly, this morning I met in my capacity as a co-opted member of the ESP Task & Finish Group with other ward councillors, the police and PCC officers. Their remit, to find a solution the city should adopt to tackle illegal encampments. I’m bound by a confidentiality agreement at this…

  • Golden Lion Planning Application – Refused

    At today’s planning committee hearing I wasn’t happy at the proposed delivery vehicle access in the application for the former Golden Lion site in Stanground. I’m pleased therefore that my proposal to refuse the application because reversing delivery lorries into the unloading area from Church Street is too dangerous, received the majority support of my…

  • Brexit – Theresa May

    Dear Chris, Today I set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives for leaving the European Union – part of our plan for Britain, which aims to get the right deal abroad while ensuring a better deal for ordinary working people here at home – and I wanted you to be one of the first to know…

  • Rough Sleeping in Peterborough

    As you know, the subject of rough sleeping in Peterborough has featured in the media over the past few weeks. We thought it would be helpful to set out the facts and provide information about what is being done to address the problem and support people who are rough sleeping into accommodation. National Context Many…

  • Anaerobic Waste Plant – Update

    As this is in the news and I guess many of you will be concerned at the outcome, I thought it would be timely to update you all on the position regarding the planning application for an Anaerobic Waste Plant at Horsey Toll Farm. Please bear in mind that this decision was taken on its…

  • Have your say on the Safer Peterborough Partnership consultation

    The Safer Peterborough Partnership is a multi-agency strategic group with a duty to reduce crime, disorder, anti-social behaviour, substance misuse and reoffending. The Community Safety Partnership is made up of the council; police; National Probation Service; Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC); Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning…

  • Drop-in sessions for ex-service personnel and their families

    A weekly drop-in session open to all Armed Forces veterans and their families will run at Peterborough Town Hall. The aim of the outreach service is to engage with the Armed Forces communities living in Peterborough to ensure they have access to any information and support they may need. The Armed Forces community drop-in will…