Local Communities

Sustainable communities have safe green spaces, energy efficient houses, and high levels of community cohesion. Our projects enable local people to live in a greener way and encourage a feeling of community spirit between neighbours.

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Projects we are delivering

The 2015 Green Festival included a fantastic arts element in order to showcase sustainability issues in innovative and engaging ways, supported by funding from the Arts Council.

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PECT worked together with the villages Glinton and Peakirk to help establish and constitute a Community Interest Company (CIC) focused on delivering Community Energy schemes.

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PECT has teamed up with Peterborough City Council and the Environment Agency to work on an exciting river improvement programme in Peterborough.

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Westwood and Ravensthorpe was one of 150 areas around the country selected to receive £1 million of investment from the Lottery.

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PECT has teamed up with Meniscus, Anglia Ruskin University, and Loughborough University to launch a brand new app-development project called Hyperlocal Rainfall, funded by Innovate UK.

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Fuel bills rising? Boiler on the blink? Healthy Homes is here to help.

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A joint initiative between the charities Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) and Sustrans, working alongside Travelchoice at Peterborough City Council will see local residents benefiting from advice and support on sustainable travel this summer.

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The charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) wants to hear your views. We aim to shape our work to best meet local need, in order to make a real difference. We need your help to achieve more for the city.

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Warm Homes Peterborough is a FREE energy advice service run by Peterborough Environment City Trust, and funded by the ScottishPower Energy People Trust.

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Greeniversity is a green skill share initiative that gives local people the opportunity to teach and learn everything from bee keeping to bike maintenance, creating sustainable communities for the future.

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PECT is working with a range of different partners to create a Forest for Peterborough. The project aims to plant a tree for every person in Peterborough.

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In 1992 Peterborough was made one of four UK Environment Cities. Since this time Peterborough has worked hard to improve its environmental credentials and is committed to creating the UK’s Environment Capital.

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Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is working hard with local partners and organisations such as Travelchoice and Peterborough City Council, to improve the city’s transport.

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