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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Peterborough couple renew vows 71 years after getting married

Love was in the air last Sunday as more than 30 couples renewed their vows in an emotional service at All Saints Church in Paston.

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Michael and Charlotte with new arrival Elliya and big brother Raygan

Little Elliya gives parents a surprise after being delivered at side on A15 in Hampton

Most expectant parents have a birth plan that involves packing a bag ready and knowing the quickest route to the hospital.

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Product recall

Kids’ rusks recalled over allergy fears

Three cake rusk products have been recalled because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels.

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HM Coroner Anne Pember: "This was a very sad and untimely death."

Tragedy of 25-day-old baby who died after mother fell asleep while holding her in bed

A coroner has warned parents against holding newborn infants in bed following the tragic and accidental death of a child.

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Dog law change one year on: 450,000 pets still not chipped

Dog law change one year on: 450,000 pets still not chipped

Vets have welcomed the news that almost 710,000 dogs have been microchipped in the last 12 months, following the introduction of the new dog microchipping law.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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The adorable Chip mug

Primark has responded to #chipgate in the best way possible

Social media went mad earlier this month after customers desperate to get their hands on the latest must-have product were disappointed when Primark sold out.

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Product warning

Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Tesco recall

Tesco recall children’s toy over safety fears

Supermarket giant Tesco has recalled a children’s toy over fears that it could present a potential hazard.

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VIDEO: 60 seconds can save a child’s life - parents need to know these lifesaving skills

A new study of 2,000 parents reveals millions of children’s lives are at risk because their mums and dads don’t have the appropriate life-saving skills.

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Tax-Free Childcare - 10 things every parent should know after HMRC changes revealed

Tax-Free Childcare - 10 things every parent should know after HMRC changes revealed

Changes are being made to the financial support available to families, enabling more parents to go out to work.

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Peterborough mums wanted for paid vlogging role on relationships, sex, pregnancy and parenting

Peterborough mums wanted for paid vlogging role on relationships, sex, pregnancy and parenting

The UK’s first ever all-video parenting site ChannelMum.com is looking for a vlogging Peterborough supermum to join the new online video community.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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A ride-on replica of Cars' Lightning McQueen has been tipped as one of 2017's top toys - despite costing a whopping �200. The pricey battery-powered car - complete with 'Lightyear' printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just 3km/h. See National News story NNTOY; A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping �200. The pricey battery-powered Cars' Lightning McQueen vehicle - complete with 'Lightyear' printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just 3km/h. Other pricey picks included a wooden 'Forest Cottage', a 40,000 piece Disney Moments puzzle, and a controversial 'hover board' - all at a mind-boggling �400. The toys were on display as part of Britain's biggest toy show, Toy Fair, taking place at Olympia Exhibition Centre in Kensington, west London.

VIDEO: Top toys to hit the shelves in 2017

A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping £200.

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Peterborough named UK’s best city for young families

Peterborough this week named the best place in Britain for young families to move to in the UK.

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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