Natural way to support biodiversity

Nature havens are being created across Peterborough to help improve biodiversity. The city council is working with Amey to create several havens. Signs have been put up in the areas to inform people that the grass is being left to grow as part of the council’s biodiversity strategy. Creating areas of taller vegetation provides vital…

Spring into action to save lives

NHS Blood and Transplant is asking people in Anglia not to forget hospital patients when they’re making plans to enjoy the better weather. With more sunshine and longer days, everyone will getting out and about more in their free time. Derek Carr, Lead Donor Relations Manager for Anglia for NHS Blood and Transplant, said: “We’re…

21 city council seats to be contested in local elections on 22 May 2014

Nineteen wards will be contested in Peterborough City Council elections on Thursday 22 May 2014. Two councillors - Councillor Matthew Dalton, councillor for West ward and Dale McKean, councillor for Eye and Thorney – have also resigned from their seats bringing the total number of seats up for election to 21. Formal notification of the election has…

More city pupils are now being taught at good or better schools according to Ofsted

Almost three quarters of children in Peterborough are now being taught at schools judged good or outstanding, according to government Ofsted inspectors. The latest figures show that 74 per cent of children are now being taught at schools judged good or better compared to only 64 per cent a year ago. The latest news comes…