New #RhubarbBridge petition launched! Q: Have you signed it?

Campaigners in Peterborough have been forced to set up a new petition on the council’s own website! Why? Well, sadly the Tory controlled City Council said they did not recognise the Change.org petition, that was launched a few weeks ago, and has received OVER 5,000 signatures! The new petition on the council’s website, needs 500 signatures to force a full council debate which would involve all elected councillors. It only takes a second or two, so add YOUR support now by visiting here! Got a Twitter account? Ask your followers to add their NAME to the petition by simply TOUCHING this link: http://ctt.ec/dl0i4 A decision to hand the contract to Skanska[…]

Petition LAUNCHED to oppose Tory plans to BAN cycles from Bridge Street on a Sunday! @SustransPBoro

The Conservative controlled City Council in Peterborough have recently announced they are looking to extend the cycling ban along Bridge Street, in Peterborough City Centre. In their media release the Council talks about protecting pedestrians, with the Cabinet member for City Centre Management, stated that cyclists should “…..dismount and push their bikes along Bridge Street…….” In response, Liberal Democrat, Darren Fower has launched a campaign opposing the idea! Commenting, Liberal Democrat city councillor, Darren Fower, said: “I launched the campaign after being contacted by several local people, who said they could not see any sense in it? Some of them are cyclists, but some are not! “I must admit that,[…]

Have YOU got an opinion on plans to designate Castor as neighbourhood area?

People are being asked to comment on an application to designate Castor as a neighbourhood area which would enable the local community to play a greater part in planning for the future of the area. Peterborough City Council has received the application from Castor Parish Council, which is the first stage in putting together a neighbourhood development plan or neighbourhood development order. It follows earlier applications from Bretton Parish Council, Deeping Gate Parish Council, Glinton Parish Council, Northborough Parish Council and Peakirk Parish Council that were all approved by the city council in 2013. The Localism Act 2011 created a range of measures to give more power to local communities.[…]