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NOSTALGIA: Home, not so sweet home, in Peterborough?

The recent history of Peterborough is synonymous with house building. In the 70s the New Town status saw new townships created and thousands of homes built.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Back pain is no joke, but I’ve got one about MRI scanners!

Like thousands of Peterborians I suffer from backpain. For me, it’s a relatively new phenomenon brought on by foolish behaviour in an adventure playground.

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Peterborough city centre with the hustle and bustle of trams

12 things you never knew about Peterborough’s lost tram network

How best to deliver a public transport system is still a hot topic in most British cities.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Peterborough’s busiest crossing is a magnet for accidents

Another day, another horrible accident at the Bourges Boulevard/Bridge Street pedestrian crossing.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Police should issue warnings after sex attacks

I’m a big supporter of Cambridgeshire police. I believe all of us should be, because crime, including the prevention and detection of it, is our problem not just theirs.

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NOSTALGIA: The Peterborough brickyards that rebuilt Britain

NOSTALGIA: The Peterborough brickyards that rebuilt Britain

Today’s pictures come courtesy of Forterra, formerly Hanson, which has a special place in the Peterborough area’s industrial history.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Shocking tale of disgraced headteacher

If you pitched the tale of gambling, boozing headmaster James Stewart and his school sex dungeon as a film script you’d probably be told it was too far fetched.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Crime but no punishment after Peterborough stabbing horror

The most important story in the PT last week was a non-story. It was the news that no action is being taken against anybody after horrific violence in Peterborough city centre.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Peterborough student Kira is right – asthma sufferers are badly treated

Nineteen-year-old Kira Gibson suffers from asthma. And she’s not alone. There are more than five million people in Britain who have this debilitating and potentially deadly condition.

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1912 Crescent Bridge taking shape

NOSTALGIA: Peterborough’s Crescent Bridge spanning the ages

Bridges are big news in Peterborough at the moment. There is a campaign to build a new foot/cycle bridge linking Fletton Quays to the city centre. Meanwhile there have been angry protests over the city council’s proposal to pull down Rhubarb Bridge.

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Peterborough's River Nene

NOSTALGIA: Is that a monkey on Peterborough’s riverbank?

This week’s Looking Back pictures are a mixed bag with pride of place going to a lovely view of the River Nene.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Words won’t build bridges for Peterborough

The good people of All Saints’ Church tweeted that their prayers had been answered.

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