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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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

A cut-price travel firm has gone into administration - putting more than 100,000 holiday bookings with the firm at risk.

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Roaming abroad is cheaper as of today

Sun, sea and cheaper roaming charges from Saturday

If you’re heading to the continent for a short break this bank holiday weekend - good news! From Saturday 30 April EU regulations mean it will cost you less to use your smartphone outside the UK.

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Brad Barnes and family at Kelling Heath, Norfolk.

Back to nature... in a Norfolk woodland retreat

If you think Norfolk is all seaside fun at “Sunny Hunny” or messing about on boats along the Broads, think again.

Sacrewell Mill re-opens after refurbishment. Peter White, whose dad worked at the mill EMN-150719-230453009

First look at restored mill at Sacrewell

The people who have been at the heart of a £1.8m project to restore Sacrewell Mill to its original glory were the first to see inside as it opened its doors.

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Thomas Cook Group's Peterborough base in Bretton.

Peterborough based Thomas Cook cancels all holiday bookings in Tunisia and offers flights home

As a result of the change in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice to travel to Tunisia, Peterborough based travel firm Thomas Cook has cancelled all future bookings to Tunisia up until October 31 2015.

The view of the moorings from the cottage.

Cottage holiday put a Broads smile on our faces

A mere mention of the Norfolk Broads conjours up images of families and friends taking to the vast expanse of inland waterways in that region in boats of all shapes and sizes.


TRAVEL: Heavy traffic on A14 in Cambridgeshire

There’s very heavy traffic eastbound on the A14 between the A1 at Alconbury and Fenstaton this morning.

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Double boost for Peterborough’s night time economy

Peterborough’s night-time economy has been given a welcome boost with two new offerings for revellers.

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Rail passengers face delays as safety checks are carried out to tracks near Peterborough

Monday, 11.15am: Commuters are being warned of delays on the railway after a fault was reported on the tracks near Peterborough.

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Preview: Greater Peterborough Holiday Show

Travel lovers and sun worshippers can beat the post-Christmas blues by sorting out their next holiday at a travel exhibition in Whittlesey on Saturday, 24 January.

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Passengers warned of possible rail delays between Peterborough and Grantham stations

Friday, 3.30pm: Commuters are being warned of possible delays to some rail services through Peterborough and Grantham.

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Nostalgic steam train ride for Peterborough passengers

A festive train ride will allow Peterborough residents to embark on a nostalgic Christmas steam journey.

Hydrotherapy pool at Whittlebury Hall.

Travel: Enjoying life in the slow lane at Whittlebury Hall

It is kind of ironic that our 24-hour getaway from it all was spent just a stone’s throw from the Silverstone race circuit.

The George at Cley

Travel: A great place to get away, by George

It is fair to say, I had never heard of Cley-next-the-Sea, despite a brief stay just up the road in Wells last month.

North West Cambridgeshire MP Shailesh Vara opened a Travel Information Hub at the Herlington Centre in Orton Malborne. Photo: Sustrans

New travel hub opens as part of sustainable travel project

A new travel hub was opened in Peterborough on Sunday (27 June) marking the start of a project to offer personalised travel advice to homes across the area.

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