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UNICORNS TROPHY: Brilliant Butt powers Cambs to a thrilling win

A brilliant century from Peterborough Town’s Asim Butt propelled Cambridgeshire to a thrilling win in the Unicorns Trophy yesterday (April 23).

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Bus fares to go up at the end of the month

Bus prices are to increase in Peterborough from the end of the month.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Angus Kennedy, chairman of Opportunity Peterborough.

Peterborough agency’s new boss flags up top challenges for the future

The new chairman of Opportunity Peterborough has spoken of the challenges ahead for the city’s economic development company.

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Carl Midgley with Justin Gray.

New members join Rotary Club of Deepings.

The Rotary Club of the Deepings saw three new members join the family of Rotary last week.

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The open week - Freddie Mansfield, Nishta Bhatia, Olivia Rowley, Sofia Rodulfo, Jessica Jonicaite

Easter-themed open week at Peterborough nursery

The Hampton Day Nursery, formerly known as Busy Bees Peterborough, has been celebrating its new name and commitment to the community with an Easter themed open week.

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Countdown to big vote for elected Mayor

On May 4 Cambridgeshire elects its first ever mayor.

The mayor will head a new authority which will have hundreds of millions of pounds to spend on housing and infrastructure.

The money for housing is £170 million, of which £70 million is ring-fenced for Cambridge. The Peterborough Telegraph asked all seven mayoral candidates to say what their policies for housing are.

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Strictly dancers - Kevin and Karen Clifton.

Ballroom charity spectacular in Peterborough is a sell-out

Strictly Come Dancing stars Kevin and Karen Clifton will be wowing audiences at a leading charity event in Peterborough.

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Revd Jacqueline Bullen at her institution as vicar of Longthorpe at St Botoph's Church pictured with Bishop Donald

LETTER: Longthorpe Church changes spark concern for Peterborough Civic Society

The Peterborough Civic Society was dismayed to learn of the decision to grant a faculty for the drastic re-ordering of St Botolph, Longthorpe – to the extent of the virtual destruction of its predominant present internal character – in the teeth of considered objections from national and consultative statutory bodies.

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Alps escape from the digital era

Last week I turned off my notifications and social media and attempted to escape the incessant, digitally connected society, that we live in today.

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Volunteer kitten fosterers needed

It’s that time of year again and our helpline is busier than ever with calls from the public regarding litters of kittens that have been found or dumped, writes Sheridan Gaunt, co-ordinator of Peterborough Cats Protection.

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Steven Lane: Beware the rocky road to anarchy

I’m beginning to fear that democracy is under threat in many western nations, and is not the stable platform it once was. Political opinion has become much more volatile as more and more voters claim to have lost trust and respect for establishment politicians.

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Peterborough and District Law Society annual dinner at the Haycock, Wansford. Pictured are guests with Peterborough mayor David Sanders EMN-170804-085030009

‘Oh what a night’ at law dinner

Local solicitors, barristers and distinguished guests attended the Peterborough & District Law Society’s 87th Annual Dinner at the Haycock Hotel in Wansford.

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Warren Nel made 79 for Spalding against Grimsby.

LINCS PREMIER DIVISION: Baptism of fire for new skipper, Bourne lose a belting game, Nel scores well in Spalding defeat

There was a baptism of fire for new Market Deeping skipper Dave Sargeant today (April (22).

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Danny Coxall pciks up the �50 prize for his brother Ben from Whit the Duck. Pic: RWT Photography

Duck race is quacking

Hundreds of families and friends from Whittlesey and the surrounding villages congregated on the banks of The Bower for the Easter Monday Mayor’s Charity Duck Race.

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Gary Freear cracked 106 for Wisbech against Ramsey.

CAMBS LEAGUE: Freear leads the way for Fenmen, Nassington are ‘Sole’ destroyed, Castor confidence misplaced

The battle of the big guns in Cambs Division One turned out to be cannon against a peashooter.

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Leo Da Silva Lopes is mobbed by Posh team-mates after his second goal against Bristol Rovers. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

SWANNY’S MATCH VERDICT: Peterborough United 4, Bristol Rovers 2: A season of small consolation prizes for Posh

Peterborough United have mastered the art of providing late-season cheer.

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Beds shut at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall due to a ‘shortage of nurses’

A shortage of nurses has forced Sue Ryder to shut four beds at its Thorpe Hall Hospice.

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Your chance to relive one of the best platformers ever made, Duck Tales

Console Corner: Disney Afternoon Collection review

That warm, fuzzy feeling inside... that’s nostalgia.

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