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Here is just a selection of press coverage that the Peterborough Social Impact Bond pilot has received. For more press coverage please visit the Social Finance website here, or follow @socfinuk.

The Economist

The Economist: The Peterborough Principles

PETERBOROUGH is a smallish city in eastern England, which was once home to JLS, a recently disbanded boy band, and to Buttonwood, a less boyish columnist. It is also ground zero for a financial innovation, the social impact bond, which is winning attention around the world.

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Peterborough Evening Telegraph: Projects in Bretton help people to get back to work

A celebration has been held to reward two groups of unemployed people who have helped to transform Tyesdale in Bretton.

Two improvement projects have recently been undertaken in Tyesdale which has seen enhancements made to its community centre.


The Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Peterborough Evening Telegraph: HMP Peterborough rehab pilot ‘working’

A former criminal says he is taking steps in getting his life back on track thanks to a rehabilitation project being piloted in Peterborough.

The former inmate of HMP Peterborough, named only as “Kieron”, spoke yesterday at a briefing to mark the one-year anniversary of the prison’s six-year pilot of the Social Impact Bond (SIB).

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BBC News

BBC News: Private backers fund scheme to cut prisoner reoffending

A "payment-by-results" pilot project aimed at cutting reoffending has officially been launched.

Investors have put £5m in social impact bonds to fund rehabilitation work with 3,000 Peterborough Prison inmates.

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