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Inspire features share stories about local youth taking action to make a difference in our community.

How our schools joined together to tackle mental health issues

How our schools joined together to tackle mental health issues

Sixth Form students from Thomas Deacon Academy organised a virtual Mental Health Summit to identify barriers young people encounter when getting support for their mental health. 
Jason's community work is an inspiration for Bretton

Jason's community work is an inspiration for Bretton

Earlier this year Jason Merrill was given an special Mayor's Civic Award in recognition of his dedicated voluntary work with Bretton Parish Council over many years, alongside his work with charities such as Shine and Family Voice.
Meet Gemma, the Living Sport Award finalist "loving life in the sports industry"

Meet Gemma, the Living Sport Award finalist "loving life in the sports industry"

Living Sport Awards contender Gemma Stevenson "never dreamed in a million years" that she'd be named as a finalist.
Aneesah aims to inspire others into police force

Aneesah aims to inspire others into police force

20-year-old Aneesah Nasreen Mahmood is an aspiring police officer who wishes to bring positive change to communities in Peterborough. 
My Lockdown: Noah enjoys fruitful 2020 as Peterborough Youth MP

My Lockdown: Noah enjoys fruitful 2020 as Peterborough Youth MP

Noah Salehi, a sixth-form student at Ormiston Bushfield Academy, became Peterborough's Youth MP in February with a record number of votes. Here Noah, who also works as a lifeguard at Premier Fitness, tells us about his year so far.
Registration deadline for UCP open day

Registration deadline for UCP open day

Prospective students are reminded that if they want to attend this weekend's University Centre Peterborough open day they need to register by 10am tomorrow (Friday, November 6).
Virtual Open Day will showcase best of UCP

Virtual Open Day will showcase best of UCP

As part of our ongoing partnership with University Centre Peterborough I went back into education for a morning - and was impressed by what I saw.
An inspiring voice for the Lithuanian community

An inspiring voice for the Lithuanian community

From Lithuania to Peterborough, Snieguolė Maliavskaja shares her journey with Peterborough Matters and how she feels at home in our city while helping its diverse communities.
Peterborough Poet Laureate tells young people: "Go out and shine!"

Peterborough Poet Laureate tells young people: "Go out and shine!"

Peterborough's Poet Laurette for 2019 Malika Speaks has revealed her top achievements, the importance of using her identity to attract more young artists from her community, mental health and what the future holds.