Is Peterborough a digital/tech city?

TiaBlog, In the media

That was the question posed to DPiP by BBC Cambridgeshire Radio following on from news regarding the postponement of the CityLAN event this month. Nicole was the (brave) chosen representation to answer questions on the Dotty McLeod breakfast show this morning. Considering the short notice, we thought Nicole did I great job. And, the answer is yes, Peterborough is a … Read More

CityLAN – Update #3

TiaBlog, DPiP Events, Workshops

As you may have heard, the CityLAN event we were looking to attend in a couple of weeks has been postponed until further notice. Sadly, due to factors around health and safety and changing to a bigger venue at the last-minute, the organisers have felt they had no other option but to postpone the event. The DPiP workshops, talks and … Read More

CityLAN – Update #2

JoffBlog, DPiP Events

CityLAN have published this announcement on their Eventbrite page: A Message from CITYLAN Ltd | eSports | Careers | Technology: Due to moving venue at short notice and other mitigating factors this event will be rescheduled at part of the Peterborough City Skills Service 2016 Careers Event. Due to the event having grown bigger than originally anticipated we were required … Read More

CityLAN – update

JoffBlog, DPiP Events

We’re hearing reports that the CityLAN event due to be held later this month from the 20th to the 22nd has been postponed. At the time of writing we’re still awaiting an official statement from CityLAN organisers to find out what this will mean for all the workshops and talks that we had hoped to bring to the event. We’ll … Read More

Meet our new sponsor: CityFibre


CityFibre have been fans of DPiP since Head of Public Sector, Andy Starnes gave a great presentation back in May 2014, so we were delighted this month when they came on board as our latest sponsor! CityFibre’s vision is to build Gigabit Cities throughout the UK. Through the deployment of a fit-for-purpose, transformational pure fibre infrastructure, CityFibre will bring the … Read More

Come see us at CityLAN

JoffBlog, DPiP Events, Workshops

Update 9th August 2015 We’ve learned that CityLAN is no longer taking place.  Please see this post for more details.   We’re delighted to have been asked to host talks, workshops and a hackathon at the CityLAN eSports and technology expo, right here in the middle of Peterborough! Taking place over three days (Thursday 20th – Saturday 22nd August, 2015) … Read More

DPiP Sponsors 2015


DPiP is run on a shoestring budget, we rely on the generosity of local businesses like bewiched coffee, for hosting, and Cafe Clarkes for the wonderful food we are able to provide at each meeting. The sponsorship we receive allows us to buy equipment to facilitate the meetings and to plan ahead for other events which will benefit our membership. … Read More

New DPiP branding!!!


Update – 12:01 PM April 1st 2015 Yes, of course it was an April Fool’s joke, and thanks to everyone that got on board with it!  I do think Comic Sans is an underused typeface though…   As we celebrate another year of Digital People in Peterborough we felt that it was time we updated our brand to reflect our … Read More

DPiP Reboot


To casual observers it would appear that the Digital People in Peterborough group has given up, with seemingly no activity for several months on the website or on social media.  However in reality, we simply stalled with work and family commitments took priority. But now we’re back!