A workshop to raise awareness and help Peterborough achieve its aspiration to create the UK’s Environment Capital is due to be held in the Town Hall on Friday, 11th ...> MORE
A landmark programme to tackle fuel poverty in Peterborough has been launched.
The strategic partnership, between British Gas and Peterborough City Council, is expected to help...> MORE
Peterborough Environment City Trust celebrated its 20th birthday on 27th November 2013.
At a special event for businesses, supporters and partners, the city’s...> MORE
Four tree planters have been installed on St John Square, in the centre of Peterborough, to celebrate Peterborough Environment City Trust’s (PECT) 20th...> MORE
A new Willow Maze is being planted at the East of England Showground as part of PECT’s Forest for Peterborough project, an ambitious plan to plant over 180,000 trees...> MORE
Rachel Huxley (PECT’s CEO) was invited to Downing Street to talk to the Chancellor about our experience with Greeniversity and the Shared Economy. The shared...> MORE
Investors in the Environment’s Consultancy arm has launched a new “Environmental Management Network” aimed at helping green leaders continually improve and...> MORE
In November 2013 a RiverCare mural was painted onto the Cambridge railway underpass, not far from Peterborough city centre. This mural was inspired by the wildlife along the...> MORE
An innovative new project is set to help Peterborough residents create ‘community maps’.
The community mapping sessions are being held in the Ortons and are a...> MORE
The KIDS COUNTRY team are moving on with development of a rural education area at the East of England Showground with support from PECT and the Central England...> MORE
iiE Consultancy are offering a helping hand!
iiE Consultancy frequently find that the businesses they support struggle to find the initial investment required to pay for...> MORE
On the 23rd January PECT volunteer, Peter Bailey, won an award at the 18th Volunteer awards evening held at Peterborough Town Hall. The awards recognise the work carried out by...> MORE
Environmental charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) looks to the future as their well-respected Chief Executive prepares to pursue a PhD in...> MORE
Youngsters from schools across Peterborough showcased their environmental achievements at this years’ Eco Education Awards.
Run by environmental charity Peterborough...> MORE
Peterborough has launched a bursary scheme that will see two local residents awarded funding to study a Master's degree in Sustainability.
The bursary, which was also...> MORE
Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) has appointed Carly Leonard, former executive director at Sustainability East, as its new CEO.
Prior to joining PECT, Carly...> MORE
This year the Green Festival was sponsored by Travelchoice with a theme of Sustainable Transport.
The festival, which took place on 24th May this year, was a huge success,...> MORE
Businesses are being invited to join in a celebration of eco achievements at the annual Investors in the Environment Business Awards, held at Peterborough’s Kingsgate...> MORE
The eco achievements of local businesses have been brought into the spotlight with the Investors in the Environment (iiE) Awards, which were held on Thursday 27 November 2014...> MORE
What better way to celebrate the festive season than by giving something back to your local environment? The Forest for Peterborough project is holding a Christmas Planting Day...> MORE
This January, set yourself some New Year’s resolutions! Greeniversity, the community skills sharing network, is hosting a series of learning sessions to help you discover...> MORE
The countdown has begun for Sporting Saturday 2015! Join Inspire Peterborough on Saturday 24 January, from 10am to 4pm, at the Cresset Centre in Bretton for a day of...> MORE
The not-for profit environmental accreditation scheme Investors in the Environment (iiE) is calling for businesses, households and individuals to take part in the annual Zero...> MORE
In December 2013, the green team at Peterborough’s local accountancy firm Rawlinsons were busy working towards their Investors in the Environment (iiE) Green...> MORE
Eco-friendly families, businesses and community groups were recognised at the annual Green Awards on Monday 16 February 2015. The Green Awards were organised by the...> MORE
The recently-launched Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is the government’s new mandatory energy assessment and energy saving identification scheme that large...> MORE
From 2 March - 29 May 2015, you can support Greeniversity by shopping online with Waitrose and selecting Greeniversity as your chosen charity at the online...> MORE
Green-thinking businesses are being invited to attend iiE Consultancy’s next Environmental Management Network (EMN) event: the IKEA Staff Engagement Workshop on Wednesday...> MORE
The Peterborough Green Festival is back! Now in its 23rd year - making it one of the longest running environmental festivals in the UK - the Green Festival Launch Day will be...> MORE
The Peterborough Green Festival, which this year runs from Saturday 23 – Sunday 31 May, has announced its very first ‘Poet in Residence’!
The 2015...> MORE
‘We need you for a massive mission, of global proportions.
But, it starts right here, in this city, with you.’
Don’t miss out on taking part in a new...> MORE
Do you love fashion but hate trawling the shops? Is your wardrobe bulging with clothes you haven’t worn in years? We’ve got the guilt-free solution to a new...> MORE
Do you want to help make your local area clean and tidy? Why not join other like-minded people for the Green Festival Community Stewardship Litter Pick on Tuesday 26th May,...> MORE
This year’s Green Festival will kick off on Saturday 23rd May with lots to see and do in the city centre. In celebration of the city’s eco initiatives and based on...> MORE
Join the Woodland Heritage in Action Conservation and Craft Day, a Green Festival Fringe Event, on Saturday 30 May. This drop-in event will be held between 10am-4pm at...> MORE
There’s an air of anticipation across Peterborough schools as the pupils prepare to attend the annual Peterborough Eco Education Awards (PEEAs), held at the new City of...> MORE
More and more businesses are finding that being greener not only saves money, but is also an effective way to market your organisation and bring in new opportunities. Discover...> MORE
Peterborough Environment City Trust’s Love Local project invites you to a free learning session on spatula carving and outdoor cooking in local woodlands. Come to this...> MORE
Lend your support to the largest mass lobby of Parliament on climate change in UK history, in order to urge MPs to take action.
Thousands of people will head to...> MORE
Inspire Peterborough, inclusive sport project of local charity Disability Peterborough, is holding its first ever Sporting Sunday at Jack Hunt School, Netherton on Sunday 5th...> MORE
Arts organisation Metal is creating a new cultural, weekend-long Harvest Festival in Peterborough’s city centre. The two-day festival will take place in Cathedral Square...> MORE
Enjoy a fun day out for the whole family at the FREE Woodland Heritage Conservation and Craft Day on Saturday 29 August. This drop-in event will be held between 10am-4pm at...> MORE
Businesses can pick up innovative ideas to help them save money and reduce their impact on the environment at a networking event in Daventry.
The ‘Smarter, Greener...> MORE
Green skill share initiative Greeniversity is lending its support to Metal’s Harvest Festival. Greeniversity is encouraging members of the public to try their hand at...> MORE
Peterborough Cathedral is presenting a performance of 'Baked Alaska', a dramatic entertainment with vibrant music, high energy storytelling and laughter, performed by...> MORE
Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) has pledged to Cycle to Work Day, and you can too!
Cycle to Work Day is a national event held on 3rd September 2015. It aims to...> MORE
A fun-packed summer fiesta and pedal-powered cycle cinema will signal the start of this year’s free Travelchoice fortnight in Peterborough.
The family fun day at...> MORE
Join a free evening walk, led by local expert Anthony Mould, to discover what bats can be found in the ancient woodland of Grimeshaw Wood, in Bretton.
This event will be...> MORE
Do you want to improve your ability to solve maths equations? Want to do it in a fun, informal way? Then join a free Greeniversity class to enjoy an outdoor ‘maths...> MORE
Families are invited to enjoy a fun day out at the free WestRaven Community Day, held on Saturday 12 September, 11am-3pm, at Hampton Court shops in Westwood.
Discover some...> MORE
The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is running a Woodland Heritage Conservation Day on Saturday 26 September. This drop-in event will be held...> MORE
Enthusiastic staff and volunteers from the independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) are taking part in this year’s Perkins Great Eastern Fun Run to...> MORE
The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is ready to launch the next tree planting season for its Forest for Peterborough project. The first event...> MORE
The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) has teamed up with Peterborough City Council and the Environment Agency to work on an exciting river...> MORE
The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is encouraging local residents to get involved with a ‘Make a Difference’ tree planting day on...> MORE
Head to Wansford on Wednesday 21st October to have a go at planting fruiting trees! As part of the Forest for Peterborough project, the independent charity Peterborough...> MORE
Are you particularly skilled at making gingerbread men? Do you excel at creating Christmas table decorations? Or are you handy with card making? Whatever your festive skill,...> MORE
Are you keen to engage with staff on green initiatives? Do you want to achieve change in your workplace for a more sustainable future? Then join us for the Investors in the...> MORE
What? Just before world leaders meet for major climate change negotiations at a global summit in Paris, the Climate Coalition has arranged a march in London to show how much...> MORE
Do you fancy learning a new skill? Would you like to discover more about your local woodlands? The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is running a...> MORE
The Church of England, Christian Aid, Tearfund and CAFOD invite you to support the:
UN CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE, PARIS
30 November – 11 December...> MORE
News from Peterborough City Council: Views are being sought on a plan that sets out Peterborough's transport vision for the next five years.
A Local Transport Plan is...> MORE
Celebrate the end of the autumn season by joining in a special Forest for Peterborough tree planting day on Saturday 7th November, run by the independent charity Peterborough...> MORE
A fantastic community initiative has brought together organisations across Peterborough to produce local, sustainable firewood. Residents can buy their firewood on Saturday...> MORE
A Week of Action began on Monday 9 November 2015 in the Operation CAN-do area of Peterborough, which encompasses Millfield and New England.
The week is part of the...> MORE
The independent charity Peterborough Environment City Trust has teamed up with Meniscus, Anglia Ruskin University, and Loughborough University to launch a brand new...> MORE
Are you already prepared for Christmas? Have you got your presents, decorations and cards sorted? Or is the thought of it all starting to panic you slightly? Not to worry!...> MORE
Are you keen to support your local community and make a difference to the surrounding environment? Join Peterborough Environment City Trust’s National Tree Week...> MORE
Don’t miss out! Sign up to a FREE Greeniversity class in Peterborough to create beautiful and unique gifts just in time for Christmas. The Great Christmas Willow Weave...> MORE
After the excesses of the festive season, why not head out into the great outdoors to get active with Forest for Peterborough? Not only will planting trees make a difference to...> MORE
Businesses are being invited to join in a celebration of eco achievements at the annual Investors in the Environment (iiE) Awards, held at Peterborough’s Kingsgate...> MORE
Inspire Peterborough, inclusive sport project of local disability charity Disability Peterborough, is hosting Sporting Saturday at the Cresset, Bretton, Peterborough on 23rd...> MORE
This January, head to Grange Farm in Wittering (PE8 6NR) to help plant trees for Forest for Peterborough. Discover how, by planting specific varieties of trees, you can...> MORE
Can you manage a week without putting anything in the bin? The national green accreditation scheme Investors in the Environment (iiE) is calling for businesses, households and...> MORE
Valentine’s Day has only just passed, so why not show your love and appreciation of trees by heading to a Forest for Peterborough planting day on Saturday 20th February?...> MORE
This spring, Forest for Peterborough will be giving residents in Stanground the opportunity to take home their very own free crab apple tree to plant in their garden!
Are you planning a family getaway to Spain this summer? Then why not take advantage of a free Spanish language lesson through Greeniversity?
The Spanish class will be held...> MORE
Learn Pole Lathe Turning with tutor Chris Allen
Saturday 21 May
10am-1pm & 1.30pm-4.30pm
This is a great introduction to a breadth of green wood work tools and...> MORE
Do you fancy learning a new skill? Want to create a new handmade feature for your garden? Then don’t miss the chance to book tickets to a Willow Weaving workshop with...> MORE
Peterborough schools are preparing to celebrate their green successes at the annual Peterborough Eco Education Awards (PEEAs), this year held at the Voyager Academy in Walton...> MORE
Do you have an enthusiasm for your local environment? Are you keen to get involved with great local community events? Then the charity Peterborough Environment City Trust...> MORE
Enjoy a fun day out for the whole family at a FREE Woodland Heritage Conservation and Craft Day on Saturday 30 July. This drop-in event will be held between 10am-4pm at...> MORE
Don’t miss this year’s PECT Green Festival, held in Peterborough city centre on Saturday 13 August 2016. In addition to the Festival’s Launch Day, there will...> MORE
Future Floodlands is a collaboration between artist and boat builder James Tovey, Eastern Angles Theatre Co and Peterborough Environment City Trust.
This compelling...> MORE
On the PECT Green Festival Launch Day (Saturday 13th August) the artists Lawrence Bradby and Matthew Robinson, with Mark Howe and Carl Cole, will be running a Pedal-Powered Car...> MORE
Don’t miss the chance to meet the PECT Green Festival artists and hear the stories behind their works! There will be a special ‘Meet the Artists’ Festival...> MORE
Don’t miss the film screening of Project Wild Thing by the Wild Network, held in Wildwood Restaurant’s cinema room on Cathedral Square. The film will be shown on...> MORE
A fantastic display of 3d origami-style boats have been moored alongside the River Nene in Peterborough, near the city centre.
They say a picture paints a thousand words,...> MORE
National Zero Waste Week runs from Monday 5th – Friday 9th September 2016, and green accreditation scheme Investors in the Environment (iiE) is calling for organisations...> MORE
This autumn sees a fantastic collaboration between two local charities: Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice and Peterborough Environment City...> MORE
Don’t miss the Speak Up week of action (8th-16th October 2016) which will see thousands of people join together to celebrate the people, places and things we want to...> MORE
Fuel bills rising? Now’s your last chance to book a free home visit with an independent advisor to help lower your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint. This...> MORE
The national winter tree planting season has officially launched with the start of National Tree Week, taking place from 26th November – 4th December 2016.
This is...> MORE
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