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Parks receive Green Flags

Four Peterborough parks have been successful in retaining their Green Flag status which is awarded to the UK’s best parks and green spaces.

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A47 duel carriageway plans on show at Peterborough Town Hall.  The Highways England project team (no order)  Jacob Lister, Paul Jukes, Guy Lewis, Aaron Douglas,  Jack Tappin, Phil Davie and Bernard Ibekwem EMN-170815-173151009

Major A47 revamp is revealed

A landowner who is set to lose some of his farm when the A47 is dualled has vowed to fight the development.

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A47 duel carriageway plans on show at Peterborough Town Hall.  The Highways England project team (no order)  Jacob Lister, Paul Jukes, Guy Lewis, Aaron Douglas,  Jack Tappin, Phil Davie and Bernard Ibekwem EMN-170815-173151009

New A47 dualling plans are 
‘a step in the right direction’

There was mixed reaction to the scheme when it was announced earlier this week.

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The air ambulance on the Peterborough United pitch

UPDATE: Peterborough United confirm steward is 'awake and sitting up' after cardiac incident at stadium

Peterborough United have confirmed a steward who went into cardiac arrest after the club's win over Rotherham United yesterday is sitting up in bed and talking to his family.

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Town charity up for Everyday Heroes award

Town charity up for Everyday Heroes award

Whittlesey-based charity Defibrillators For All has been named as a finalist in the St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes awards.

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Embrace localism to build success

Following the 2010 General Election, one of the new government’s priorities was the theme of ‘localism’ – with an intention to involve local communities in shaping what happens in their area, writes Steve Lane of Werrington First.

Opinion
Peterborough Telegraph's Man behind the mic column by Paul Stainton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire host - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Council must learn listening skill

Listening is a skill that not many people seem to possess these days.

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Jack Marriott scores the first Posh goal against Rotherham. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

MATCH COMMENT: Posh 2, Rotherham 1: Hatters were mad to sell match-winner Marriott to Peterborough United

Luton Town of League Two must have some decent strikers.

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Jonathan Cade bowling for Ramsey against Godmanchester. Photo: David Lowndes.

CAMBS LEAGUE: Rams slowly closing gap to Lions, win for nine-man team, ton for minor counties star. Nassington blessed by Pope

Ramsey are eating their way into Ketton’s big lead at the top of Cambs Division One.

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Cononr Pilbeam of Peterborough Northern Star celebrates scoring his first goal against Northampton Sileby Rangers. Photo: Chantelle McDonald. @cmdphotos

ROUND-UP: Star and Bourne up and running, Stones back on top

Peterborough Northern Star are up and running in the United Counties Premier Division.

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The air ambulance on the Peterborough United pitch

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest at Peterborough United stadium

A man was taken to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Peterborough United stadium in London Road.

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David Gillett scored 43 for Market Deeping at Sleaford.

LINCS PREMIER DIVISION: The end is nigh for Spalding, one-sided games for Bourne and Deeping

The end is nigh for Spalding as far as their Lincs Premier Division status is concerned.

Cricket
Meg a Man Legacy 2 features the series from 7 through to 10

Console Corner: Mega Man Legacy 2 review

It’s Mega Man, just not so... mega

Gadgets and Tech
A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Aston Merrygold of JLS performs on stage during their Goodbye Tour at the LG Arena, Birmingham.  Photo credit Joe Giddens/PA Wire ENGEMN00120131223151906

Dad can’t wait to see Aston on BBC’s Strictly

Peterborough-born pop star Aston Merrygold has been revealed as a contestant for the next series of hit BBC TV show Strictly Come Dancing.

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Community talent show

Young people will work with three Peterborough-based artists to build an environmentally-friendly art installation which will then be used to host a community talent show.

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Keyline road construction.

Jobs created in Peterborough firm’s £15million deal

Jobs have been created in Peterborough after a company secured a £15 million roads contract.

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Adam Drake.

EUROPEAN MASTERS: Silver medal for City of Peterborough star

City of Peterborough’s Adam Drake collected a silver medal from the European Masters Over 45 competition in Tilburg, Holland.

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Pat Reynolds.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Mother and daughter fall at the semi-final stage

Mother and daughter Pat Reynolds and Emma Thurston reached the semi-finals of the women’s pairs at the Bowls England national championships being held at Leamington.

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Phil Stebbing (blue) scores for Yaxley against Harborough. Photo: David Lowndes.

FA CUP ROUND-UP: Nine-man Sports survive to fight another day, Deeping take big scalp, Cuckoos and Tigers in goal-scoring form, Daniels out early, cracker between Wisbech and Spalding

Peterborough Sports survived to fight another day in the FA Cup by grabbing an equaliser when down to nine men in their preliminary round tie at Eynesbury Rovers today (August 19).

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