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  • Thankfully we have an honourable MP

    Thankfully we have an honourable MP in Shailesh Vara this side of the river. This one just thumbs her nose at the rest of Peterborough. Fiona Onasanya, the Member of Parliament for Peterborough has had the whip withdrawn from the Labour Party and now sits as an independent. The residents north of the river deserve…

  • Cardea Build Latest

    As promised, here’s the report on what was discussed and agreed at the meeting last week with Planning & Highways Officers and Persimmon Homes. Thanks Ray for writing this up. Just to add, the matter of mud being left on the road at the Park Farm roundabout was also brought up and highways officers reminded…

  • The Lib Dem motion regarding Tenter Hill Meadow was just wrong

    Last night (12th December) a motion concerning Tenter Hill Meadow was put to council by the Lib Dem councillors Hogg  & Lillis. Unfortunately as time ran out I was unable to rise to address the chamber in public and say why I would be voting against it. However I think it only fair to share…

  • Dog on Dog Attack – Park Farm

    Dog on Dog Attack – Park Farm Many of you have copied me in with the social media threads regarding a dog on dog attack last week on the Green Wheel toward the bottom of Havelock Drive. The injuries were so severe that tragically, the poor pet had to be put to sleep to prevent…

  • You said, we did.

    You said, we did. Residents will recall that we promised to lobby the PCC highways department to designate the junction of Coneygree Road and Whittlesey Road, next to the former Fenman Public House, as a yellow box junction. After consultation with the police we are pleased that the highways team agreed and the painting of…

  • Latest – Poultry Farm & Slaughterhouse Planning Application

    Latest – Poultry Farm & Slaughterhouse Planning Application HDC have finally set a deadline date of 21st December for the applicant to submit the sequential test. The sequential test is in my opinion our strongest hope of getting this totally unsuitable application finally kicked into the long grass. It’s a very strong reason to refuse…

  • Councillor Surgery – Saturday 8th December 12-2pm – The Applecart – Cardea

    Ray, Brian and I will be holding an informal ward surgery this Saturday 8th December from 12 – 2pm at The Applecart in Cardea. Please do come along for a chat and a coffee.

  • Defibrillator – ‘Just Giving’ page is launched

    Here’s the ‘Just Giving’ page set up by Gemma to help raise funds for our new community defibrillator to be sited at Heritage Park Primary School. Click on the image below to go to the donation page. Watch out for more fundraising ideas coming soon. I’ll be applying for additional funding from the community leadership…

  • Sporting Saturday – The Cresset – Saturday 9th February 2019 11am – 4pm

    Such a brilliant event and one I’m truly honoured to have been asked to be the Master of Ceremonies for again next year. Want to be inspired? Then come along, see and be part of this.

  • Play Park MUGA Vandalised

    Well after having such a great week working with the community, tonight we come back down to earth with a bang. On my way back from a school governors meeting this evening I heard someone whacking the hell out of the Park Farm playpark MUGA but unfortunately, and luckily for them, the two youths responsible…