Planned incinerator being built in Fengate "Out of date”

That’s the view of Peterborough Friends of the Earth.  Speaking on BBC Radio Cambs, Richard Olive said: “It’s a very inefficient process to start with. Nearby to the new incinerator is the existing power station. That produces electricity at 48% efficiency, but the Energy from Waste facility (aka incinerator) will only have an efficiency 27% and of course, the green aspects, it is still burning fossil fuels!” NOW listen to the Tory Cabinet member for Street scene, Waste management and Communications, respond to the claim by pressing the play button below! listen to ‘”I’m not a scientist” says Tory Cabinet member for Waste Management!’ on Audioboo

More done in last 5 than previous 40 years! Claims Cereste!

Did you get to hear the interview with Cllr Marco Cereste on BBC Radio Cambs directly after the 2014 local election results? It was certainly interesting, as he admitted to speaking with certain “other” councillors about enabling him to maintain his position as leader of the City Council – but which opposition councillors? – CERTAINLY none of the Lib Dems! He also went on to make one of his classic claims, stating “Me, as leader of the Council, have done more in the last 5 years in our city then has happened in the last 40 years in our city!” – Doesn’t say much for the 5+ years prior to his[…]

Q: Do YOUR solar panels make money or not? #SimpleQuestion @BBCCambs

Emails are presently flying about between Peterborough City Councillors, looking to establish whether or not the Solar Panels on the Freemans Building actually do make money or not? It seems that a a recent meeting of the Audit committee, elected members were told the solar panels on the Freemans building “…had not yet produced any income whatsoever. Also, the council are contemplating taking legal action against the installing contractor.” However, just a few days ago at a meeting organised by BBC Radio Cambs and held at the Copeland Community Centre, leader of the Tory controlled City Council, Cllr Cereste made a conflicting statement, claiming that “..the Freemans project was in fact earning money.” Now[…]