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Industry experts lead way at hearing expo first for Peterborough

Hearing experts and high profile celebrities joined forces in Peterborough this week for the very first interactive hearing exhibition, HearClear Expo 2016.

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The Roostings are Ashwood Homes' new houses in Crowland where househunters can view the homes on Thursdays from 10am until 6pm, and from Friday until Monday between 10am and 5pm.

New homes to view in Crowland

Families looking for a new home in South Holland are invited to see The Roostings in Crowland.  

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Peterborough commuters to face delays if Virgin Trains staff strike over cuts

Virgin Trains is planning to cut its travel centre staff by 15%, affecting stations between London and Scotland, it has been claimed.

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Phil's Mart, in Whittlesey, Peterborough where a sign was put up to deter players of Pokemon Go - and help them get their "lives back". QhrQmgKV5g7K1G5SI3Zy

Whittlesey shop owner puts up sign to help Pokemon Go players get their “lives back”

A Whittlesey shop owner has put a sign up in his window to deter players of Pokemon Go - and help them get their “lives back”.

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Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat to bring cocoa bar style to Queensgate

Popular chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is to open a new outlet in Peterborough’s Queensgate shopping centre.

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The Great Stage at Secret Garden Party 2015

Traffic delays expected around Huntingdon Thursday to Sunday as 30,000 people head to Secret Garden Party

Motorists are being advised to leave extra time for journeys in the Huntingdon area from tomorrow as more than 30,000 people attend the Secret Garden Party.

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Kellogg’s rapped by watchdog over Special K nutrition claims

Kellogg’s rapped by watchdog over Special K nutrition claims

Cereal giant Kellogg’s has been rapped by watchdogs over “full of goodness” and “nutritious” claims made in two ads for its Special K range.

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A Carolina Reaper chilli (image: Tesco)

World’s hottest chilli to hit UK shelves - do you dare buy it?

Right in the middle of the warmest spell of weather this year, UK food fans are bracing their tastebuds for a fiery blast.

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Drop in Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants in Peterborough

Peterborough has seen another decline in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits.

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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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BHS

Peterborough BHS first to close its doors for good this week

Peterborough’s BHS store will be one of the first to close its doors for the final time this Saturday, July 23.

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Roadworks News.

Major delays at A1/A14 junction

Drivers are being held up around one of the region’s busiest road junctions this lunchtime because of congestion associated with ongoing roadworks.

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The proposaed Costa and Greene King pub

Pub restaurant plan plus Costa drive-thru for Hampton

Greene King looks set to add to the food and drink offerings in Hampton with a new food-led pub.

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Copies of the Broadway Theatre plans EMN-161107-151820009

Multi-million pound apartments plan for Broadway Theatre

A stunning multi-million pound redevelopment of Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre could see it converted into more than 50 luxury apartments.

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Peterborough has key part to play in establishing Europe’s answer to Silicon Valley in East of England

Peterborough is a key part in establishing Europe’s answer to Silicon Valley in Eastern England, creating at least 10 new firms reaching valuations above US $1 billion, and generating 400,000 additional jobs, according to a Growth Commission report launched this week.

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The Great Stage at Secret Garden Party 2015

Traffic delays expected around Huntingdon as 30,000 people head to Secret Garden Party

Motorists are being advised to leave extra time for journeys in the Huntingdon area next week as more than 30,000 people attend the Secret Garden Party.

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Changes to the driving test to improve road safety and stop serious RTCs like this

Driving test changes to help improve road safety

Millions of newly qualified drivers will be better prepared for life on the road under changes to the driving test that will better reflect real life driving.

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Steve Bowyer, chief executive of Opportunity Peterborough

City has “some of the most dynamic and fast-growing sectors” says Opportunity Peterborough as it’s named in Top 5 Places to Work in UK

Opportunity Peterborough has highlighted the city as a great place to do business as it was named as one of the UKs top 5 cities in which to work.

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Oliver Cullen and Samuel Coward at the opening of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Hampton this morning

Hampton teenagers queue for 18 hours outside Peterborough’s new Krispy Kreme to win free year’s supply of doughnuts

Two Hampton teenagers queued for 18 hours outside Peterborough’s new Krispy Kreme store to win complimentary doughnuts for a year.

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People lined the street outside Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in anticipation of its opening this morning

Long queues line Hampton street as new Krispy Kreme throws open its doors

The mouth-watering wait for the opening of Peterborough’s new Krispy Kreme Spotlight restaurant is over as the branch threw open its doors this morning, Wednesday July 13.

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