Key Theatre restaurant closes suddenly

Cafe Clarkes, the restaurant operating out of Peterborough’s Key Theatre, has closed.

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GALLERY: Lots of colour and noise at Whittlesey’s Straw Bear Festival

The popular Straw Bear Festival took place in Whittlesey last weekend with plenty of singing and dancing.

Looking back

LOOKING BACK: Can you identify this Peterborough location?

Today’s selection of pictures start with a challenge to identify the location of the picture at the top.

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Marco Cereste and MP Heidi Allen fail in bid to become elected mayor of Peterborough and Cambridgeshire

Former Peterborough City Council leader Marco Cereste has failed in his bid to become the first ever elected mayor of Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

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Joanna Dennehy. Photo: Cambridgeshire police

New TV documentary hears from parents of notorious Peterborough serial killer Joanne Dennehy for the very first time

A new documentary on Peterborough serial killer Joanne Dennehy will for the very first time see her mother and father interviewed on camera.

Burghley Park course manager Paul Mills.

BURGHLEY PARK NEWS: Mills on course to improve Stamford club

Burghley Park Golf Club’s first ever course manager is promising improvements to the 18-hole course at Stamford to reflect its superb setting within the grounds of Burghley House.

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Police ask for help to identify ‘vulnerable addresses’ after white marker is found at burglary scene

Police investigating a series of burglaries are asking for the public’s help to identify potentially vulnerable addresses and want to hear from anyone who has seen a white marker found outside one of the burgled homes.

The scene of the bin lorry crash

UPDATE: Three hurt as bin lorry overturns on A1 slip road at Sawtry.

The southbound off slip road of the A1(M) at Sawtry has been closed following a serious collision involving a lorry.

JAILED: William Robinson

Man jailed after ‘vicious’ knife attack left Peterborough woman with ‘horrific injuries’

A man has been jailed for nine years after a “vicious attack on an innocent woman” in Peterborough which left her with serious stab wounds and requiring extensive lifesaving surgery.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Lorry driver threatened and window smashed in road rage incident

Police are appealing for information after a lorry driver was threatened and his vehicle damaged in a road rage incident.

Traffic has queued around the A1 and Frank Perkins Parkway junctions in previous years

Peterborough motorists warned to expect long delays due to LAMMA 2017 this week

Motorists are being warned they face long delays around the East of England Showground because of a large agricultural show taking place this week.

Posh manager Grant McCann at Bury. Photo: Joe Dent/

LATEST NEWS: McCann to face the Peterborough United fans

Four days after Peterborough United let in five goals in a League One game for the first time in three years, manager Grant McCann is taking part in a question and answer session with the club’s fans (January 18).

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Police and crime news from the Peterborough Telegraph -, @peterboroughtel on Twitter,

Elderly woman ‘bravely’ fought off robbers in Peterborough street

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attempted robbery of an elderly woman in Peterborough at the weekend.

The scene of the fire

VIDEO UPDATE: Residents told to keep doors and windows shut as fire crews tackle large barn fire

Around 40 firefighters are continuing to battle a large barn fire which began late last night.

Netherton goalkeeper Ross Ingram looks like he's punching Peterborough Sports reserve team defender Carl Bird in the face in this picture by David Lowndes.

RESULTS ROUND-UP: ICA reach a county final, Netherton win top shield clash, Thorney are off the bottom, baptism of fire for new boss

Ten-man ICA Sports clinched a final berth in the Hunts Internediate Cup on Saturday (January 14).

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Laura Tonkin on the ball for Peterborough United against Northampton. Picture: Gary Reed

LADIES FOOTBALL: Posh still unbeaten, Star slip up at home

Peterborough United Ladies got 2017 off to a flying start yesterday (January 15) when maintaining their unbeaten record in Division One South of the East Midlands Women’s League.

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Helen Clark

LETTER: Pleased Jeremy Corbyn picked Paston despite sneers of Westminster elite

I was delighted that Jeremy Corbyn made his New Year address in the constituency of Peterborough that I was proud to represent as a Labour MP from 1997-2005.

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Rivergate remains closed today

UPDATED: Peterborough shopping centre shops OPEN despite fault with shutters

Shoppers heading to a Peterborough shopping centre will find the shutters remain closed this morning, Monday January 16.

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