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Rate hike is bad taste for chef

A restaurateur in Peterborough has been left shocked by a huge business premises rates hike that could put his expansion plans on hold.

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Hotel Chocolat's chocolate selector.

Chocolate maker in Huntingdon enjoys profits surge after a merry Christmas

Successful Christmas trading has helped a leading chocolate maker in Huntingdon enjoy a surge in profits.

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Chris Billington Hughes.

Vital advice on business growth at Sawtry event

A special event is being staged in Sawtry to provide top tips on growing a business.

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Long delays at Peterborough Staiton. Photo: Paul Napier

STORM DORIS: Long delays for commuters at Peterborough Train Station

There are long delays and crowds of commuters stuck at Peterborough Train Station due to high winds caused by Storm Doris.

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Some of the winners of the iiE awards in Peterborough.

Celebrations in Peterborough as businesses are honoured for green achievements

The eco achievments of businesses have been celebrated at the annual Investors in the Environment (iiE) awards held in Peterborough.

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ALERT: Peterborough residents urged to unplug exploding tumble dryers

ALERT: Peterborough residents urged to unplug exploding tumble dryers

Residents in Peterborough are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to explode.

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Winning team... from the left, James Jackson (North Shoes shows manager), Ryan

Peterborough shoe shop shines at national awards

A family shoe firm in Peterborough has walked off with its sixth national award in just six years.

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Storm Doris is expected to batter Northamptonshire tomorrow with gusts of up to 80 mph.

Virgin East Coast Trains advises passengers not to travel on Thursday as Storm Doris arrives

Updated: Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel on Thursday as Storm Doris begins batter Peterborough with high winds and rain.

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Peterborough Trading Standards serve enforcement notices against Whirlpool following tumble dryer fires

Peterborough Trading Standards serve enforcement notices against Whirlpool following tumble dryer fires

Whirlpool has been forced to upgrade its warning to costumers over potentially dangerous tumble dryers after Peterborough Trading Standards served the company a number of enforcement notices.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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Sugar maker in Peterborough looks to new era and more jobs after Brexit

A Peterborough-based sugar producer says it can taste a sweet future as the European Union axes limits on the amount the firm can produce.

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Angus Kennedy, chairman of Opportunity Peterborough.

New chairman is named for Peterborough’s economic development company

There is a new hand on the helm of the agency tasked with overseeing the creation of wealth and jobs in Peterborough.

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Business news from the Peterborough Telegraph, peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Deadline set for business health check

Time is running out for local businesses to complete the 2017 Greater Peterborough Business Survey to help measure economic progress in the city over the last 12 months and assess prospects for the future.

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The Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough.

Amazon hands permanent jobs to 500 seasonal staff in Peterborough

Hundreds of seasonal staff at online retailer Amazon in Peterborough have been given permanent jobs.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaints

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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VIDEO: Musical theatre flashmob thrills Peterborough train station commuters

Visitors to Peterborough Train Station were treated to more of a song and dance routine than normal on Saturday - but nobody was complaining.

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BGL staff at work on the Way In Community House.

A community house at Werrington gets a bright new look thanks to city company

A team of employees from a Peterborough company have helped give a new look to a community building.

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Lark Energy's management team, from left, Kryzsztof Marek, Chris Chadburn, Emma Rafaluk, Richard Jackson, Helen Hick, Neil Dallamore, Paul Adams and Karl Hick.

Energy company in Bourne shakes up top team as it looks to future

A renewable energy company has revamped its senior management team in a bid to grow.

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Traffic and travel news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news

New Bishop’s Road works to see extra lanes and crossings

New works in Bishop’s Road will see extra lanes put in and new crossings for pedestrians.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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