Charter of uk.local.peterborough

(Not Moderated)

uk.local.peterborough is for the discussion of issues relating to Peterborough, England. Contributions are welcome from people who: live, study, or work in; have an interest in the culture, history and attractions of; or plan to visit the City.

Contributions are also welcome from those interested in neighbouring towns and cities in the Peterborough area, where no other local group exists.


Advertising is strictly forbidden, with these exceptions:
Suppliers of goods and services relevant to Peterborough may post an invitation to visit their web site or request details. It should be of four lines or fewer and not posted more than once every 3 months. The subject line should begin "ADVERT: ", except for vacancy adverts, when it should begin "JOB: ".


Messages posted to this newsgroup must not be cross-posted to more than a TOTAL of four uk.local.* newsgroups; these may be geographically adjacent or overlapping, or connected by the subject of the post (e.g. "a proposed house move from Peebles to Peterborough").

Note that the advertising of widely-available goods or services is *not* relevant in this context, and that most uk.local.* groups have restrictions on advertising, or prohibit it. Cross-posted adverts, where allowed, must meet the requirements of the charters of *all* groups involved.

Binaries & Formatting

Encoded binaries (e.g. pictures, compressed files, etc.) are forbidden. Such material belongs on a web or FTP site to which a pointer may be posted. Cryptographic signatures (e.g. PGP) may be used where appropriate.

Posts must be readable as plain text. HTML, RTF and similarly formatted messages are prohibited. To see how to make your newsreader comply with this, read <http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html>.


Anyone posting contrary to this charter may be reported to their "postmaster" and/or Service Provider.

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