Royal Mail advice – Christmas delivery advice

by Cllr Darren Fower on December 17, 2014

If like me you never remember when the dates are for the final deliveries by the Post Office are, then thankfully, they’ve been kind enough to let us know this year. They say that this year could be the biggest yet for ordering online etc So making sure that prezzies are delivered on time is […]

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Hall Lane – NEEDS repair!

by Cllr Darren Fower on

In recent weeks, I’ve been contacted by local residents regarding the state of the footpath and roadway along Hall Lane in Werrington Village. I’ve now paid a couple of site visits and can definitely say that the state of it is not good. I really cannot remember when any improvements were made, an given it […]

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We’ve all heard about how Peterborough, according to the City Council is “aspiring” to become the Environment Capital ……….? Well, in the national news, it’s been reported that our city has been named the ‘worst place to be without a car in UK’ – DOH! “Peterborough is named and shamed today as the worst place in […]

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YOU may have read recently that the Conservative controlled City Council are looking at making savings throughout the services and the facilities they provide? One of their suggestions relates to the provision of bowls clubs. The bods at the Town Hall claim a saving of £36,000 has been budgeted for these closures. YOU might like to […]

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The Green Backyard is a vibrant community growing project in the heart of Peterborough, which was established in 2009 and is run entirely by volunteers. From this urban space, across the road from the Peterborough United football ground, we have transformed a once derelict former allotment site into a beautiful and productive community allotment that […]

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This year the on-line Resident Survey has proved more popular than ever! Hundreds of people in Peterborough have filled it in and the securely kept responses are helping the Peterborough Liberal Democrat Executive, our councillors on Peterborough City Council and myself, get a better understanding of what people think is important by each area in […]

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To put this claim in to some sort of perspective, this would mean that 14 out of the present 57 city councillors and 40,000 citizens in the city of Peterborough, have experienced a mental health problem! Thankfully, news from Lib Dem HQ tells me that “…treatment for mental health conditions will be brought into line […]

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I came across this report the other week, which has some questionable areas and feels a little car biased, but does at least admit to some very serious impacts on our society as a result of over reliance upon the car? READ: CARLESS CITIES: Could our cities adapt to become carless in the next twenty years? […]

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Council decision to extend cycle ban is simply undemocratic!

by Cllr Darren Fower on October 31, 2014

You may remember that the Tory controlled city council held a “consultation” on banning cyclists from riding along Bridge Street in the city centre during Sundays, during July and August? A total of 200 responses were submitted from individuals and organisations. Of these 200 responses, 167 were against extending the restrictions and 22 in favour, with 11 people making […]

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Q: What’s greener than a Lib Dem? A: @GreenLibDems :)

by Cllr Darren Fower on October 30, 2014

There’s a few local members in Peterborough who are also active in the Green Liberal Democrats, and the other year they held their AGM in the city. Now even though the Liberal Democrats continue to have the strongest green polices, compared to the Torries or Labour, some people do not realise that our guys in Westminster have […]

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