Stop ‘the brown bin tax’ – say local LIB DEMS!

Lib Dem campaigners had members of the public running up to their stall in Cathedral Square on Saturday 1st March, as their petition to “Save our *free* Brown Bins” proved very popular. Even Peterborough residents without gardens who don’t use the brown bins, and those who could afford to pay the annual charge the Tory-led administration want to impose, still really want the Council to keep Free Brown Bins for everyone – they want to maximize composting of garden waste and to invest in our environment. Perversely, Peterborough City Council wants to save money on Brown bin collections in their Budget for 2014/15, but these so-called savings could disappear if the effect is that people put their compostable waste into their free Black bin instead – creating[…]

WHAT!! Actually ask #Peterborough people their thoughts + opinions??? @PeterboroughCC

Q: The difference between Tory controlled Peterborough City Council and the Peterborough Liberal Democrats? A: We ACTUALLY want YOUR thoughts and opinions! 🙂 A new project by Peterborough Liberal Democrats entitled Peterborough Policy Proposals, headed by local councillor, Darren Fower, is asking people to take a few seconds to submit their policy thoughts or ideas for the Peterborough Lib Dems to adopt as formal policy on which to fight for during the May 2014 local election campaign. Commenting, Darren said: “It’s time that people in Peterborough had a say on the local issues that they experience each and every day! Liberal Democrats obviously have national policies, but our local members want[…]