Eye Community Speedwatch

Eye Community Speedwatch is a community-led initiative to reduce speeding vehicles and make our village safer.

The Eye Speedwatch scheme needs volunteers now to get actively involved in monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through our village. The owner of any vehicle seen exceeding the speed limit is sent an advisory letter by the Constabulary, explaining that speeding is unacceptable and asking them to be more considerate. It’s not enforcement, it’s about educating road users to drive safely and to be made aware of the dangers of speeding. Continue reading

The 2016 Dog Microchipping Legislation

On the 6 April 2016 all dogs over the age of eight weeks in England, Scotland and Wales will be legally required to be microchipped and their details registered. If you fail to get your dog chipped, or if the local council picks it up and you are reunited, you will have a short period of time in which to get it chipped. If you miss the deadline you could face a fine of up to £500. Currently, it costs between £20-£30 to have your dog microchipped at the vet. Continue reading

Peterborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2015 – 2016 Local Government Elections

After a review of Peterborough wards by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) the two wards of Eye and Thorney, and Newborough ward (which includes Eye Green) will become one ward although there will still be three city councillors for the ward.  The new ward will have a population of 6825, forecast to rise to 7330*.  The parish boundary remains unaffected. Continue reading