Shoppers Halloween spending in Peterborough has doubled Serpentine Green survey shows

Shoppers in Peterborough are gearing up for a bumper Halloween as research shows that they plan to spend almost £30 on costumes, decorations and sweets for trick or treaters – more than double the amount spent just five years ago.

Lloyds Bank in Old Fletton

Bank in Peterborough to close with possible voluntary redundancies

The Lloyds Bank in High Street, Old Fletton, is to shut in November.

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Peterborough's B2B Exhibition at the Kingsgate Conference Centre in Parnwell.  EMN-161019-133826009

Hundreds flock to annual business exhibition in Peterborough

Organisers of Peterborough’s annual B2B exhibition say its success illustrates the vibrancy of the city’s economy.

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Jewellers sale to continue into 2017

A closing down sale at a historic jewellers in Peterborough is set to last into the new year.

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The Pizza House in Cowgate today

‘We will be back’ - Pizza House

Peterborough’s Pizza House restaurant remained closed today but has taken to social media to announce it will be back in business.

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Work will create 100 new jobs - and ‘will not have an effect on Peterborough city centre footfall’

Expansion work which will create 100 new jobs at one of the city’s biggest out-of-town shopping centres will not hit Peterborough city centre footfall, it has been claimed.

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Chris Caffyn, right, and Simon Kaufman - directors of EMN-161018-180859009

Bourne businessmen want town to be a global retail pioneer

Bourne is set to be a global pioneer as a project is launched to help independent traders fightback against retail giants.

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The Deputy Mayor councillr Keith Sharp and  Christine Wilson, his Deputy Mayoress at the official opening of Kaspas on Bridge Street, Peterborough.

Kaspas dessert lounge celebrates opening with deputy mayor

Peterborough’s newest dessert lounge Kaspas received a visit from the city’s deputy mayor as it marked its official opening today (Friday).

The Pizza House in Cowgate today

Confusion as Pizza House closes suddenly with landlords taking over building

The Pizza House in Cowgate - a fixture in Peterborough city centre since 1980 - was closed today as it appeared the building’s landlords had re-entered and secured the premises.

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About 460 business and civic leaders gathered for the annual Bondholder Dinner at Peterborough Cathedral.

Hundreds gather to celebrate success of Peterborough business

About 460 business and civic leaders gathered at Peterborough Cathedral to celebrate enterprising excellence and development across the city.

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Greggs' new-look store.

Food-on-the-go retailer Greggs opens its new-look store in Peterborough

Bakery chain Greggs has created four jobs with the opening of its new-look store in Peterborough.

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Russell Currie, managing director of Fairline Yachts, at the company's factory in Oundle.

Luxury boatbuilder creates 20 jobs after success at international boat shows

A luxury boatbuilder near Peterborough is creating 20 jobs after success at two international boat shows.

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Laura with waitresses, Molly Smee(who usually works behind the bar in Pack Horse) and Julie Woolfe.

Supper club proving a sell-out at The Pack Horse

The popular Pack Horse in Northborough launches a supper club later this month, and the idea is proving a big hit.

Fatima Manji

Press regulator rejects complaint from Peterborough news presenter over Sun’s hijab article

Press regulator IPSO has rejected a complaint from Channel 4 News presenter and former Peterborough schoolgirl Fatima Manji over a Sun column which questioned whether it was right for her to wear the hijab on screen.

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John McGinn in the kitchen at The Dog In A Doublet.

Peterborough chef’s signature dish makes Great British Cookbook

Fans of top local chef John McGinn can now enjoy one of his signature dishes at home, after he was featured in a new cookbook.

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Jobs and employment news from the Peterborough Telegraph -, @peterboroughtel on Twitter,

Big drop in youth unemployment in Peterborough in past year

Youth unemployment in Peterborough is down more than 60 per cent in the past year. In September, there were 180 18-24-year-olds claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), down 61.7 per cent on 12 months ago.

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The affected bottles were exclusively available at Asda stores

Kopparberg recalls cider over fears bottles may shatter

Bottles of popular Kopparberg cider are being removed from the shelves at Asda supermarkets amid fears the glass may shatter.

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Regal Park Property Company managing director James Trigg, centre, with his team and their awards.

Double award win for Peterborough property firm

A property company in Peterborough is celebrating after winning two prestigious awards.

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600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

The UK’s biggest builders merchant, Travis Perkins, whose businesses include DIY chain Wickes, is closing 30 branches, putting 600 jobs at risk.

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The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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