Hackney Cab & Private Hire

ALL Drivers are issued with a badge which must be worn at all times when carrying out their duties, New Hackney and Private Hire must have: A valid driving licence Be a fit and proper person Compliant and understand the relevant laws Have a good knowledge of the Peterborough area with a good standard of driving. Ensure that their passengers are are travelling safely Critical Failure Have a health Check A requirement to display information within all licensed vehicles Introduction of three stage trigger point monitoring system for drivers. DBS   Currently, if a vehicle of the appointed age (Hackney carriage 12 years, Private hire 8 years) fails a mechanical[…]

A Bus Guide to help you get in and Around Peterborough

  Lib Dems Secure New Bus Services For Gunthorpe In 2013,  the Tory controlled city council made devastating cuts in local bus services,  cutting public transport subsidy in half. Lib Dem councillors have been arguing strongly for restoration of some of the cuts and earlier this year it was agreed that an additional £150,000 a year could be found to fund bus service improvements.  After a long delay, the new services finally started on 3 October. There are early morning and evening services to the Fengate area for people who work there and also for people wanting to get to entertainment facilities such as the Greyhound Stadium and the Showcase Cinema. In our[…]

LATEST #ResidentSurvey2014 stats! #Peterborough @PeterboroughCC

Your Liberal Democrat FOCUS Team wants to know what you think about local issues. We want your views so that we can campaign to get the City Council and other public authorities to do what you think needs doing here in your area. Figures are up to 20th July 2014