Bridge Street bar clears planning hurdles

The latest addition to Peterborough city centre’s night time economy – a “relaxed” bar called Puzzles? - looks set to open before Christmas.

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Innovation Lab Launch, Caroline Hyde, Steve Bowyer, Chris Curry, Baroness Stedman-Scott, Tim Jones and Monica Grady hold the ribbon as the Baroness officially opens the Innovation Lab.
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Peterborough looks to the future as hi-tech hub opens

About 80 people turned out for the official opening of Peterborough’s £300,000 Innovation Lab.

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A touch of 1940s Glam comes to Westgate Arcade

You’ll be forgiven for dancing your merry way along Peterborough’s Westgate Arcade in Queensgate Shopping Centre as the Christmas-lit mall introduces live music every month!

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook to buy out Co-operative Travel

Peterborough-based Thomas Cook is to buy out its trading partner Co-operative Travel in a deal worth £55.8 million.

The premises for vehicle lighting specialists Dun-Bri in Peterborough.

Vehicle lighting specialist to motor into Peterborough

Commercial and emergency vehicle lighting specialist Dun-Bri is to create jobs in Peterborough with the opening of an outlet in Peterborough.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Turkey ready for Christmas lunch,

Restaurant tip for your turkey, veg and Yorkshire puds

You will have seen over the last month, since my last column (says Lee Clarke), a number of changes taking place in our city – the leaves are dropping faster, if they’re not gone already; the chill in the air is getting more bitter by the day, and decorations are starting to pop up in windows as Christmas music plays across every store in town.

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Alex Smith, Assistant Site Manager, Rob Crossland, Construction Manager, Caroline Major,Marketing Co-ordinator, Claire Neal, Development Sales Manager

Construction of new homes begins at former Peterborough District Hospital site

Work has started on construction of the first phase of homes at Oakthorpe, the site of the former Peterborough District Hospital.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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The interior of the Innovation Lab.

New hi-tech lab in Peterborough will be at heart of future jobs and wealth creation

A hi-tech laboratory has been created in Peterborough to develop the jobs and wealth-creating technologies of the future.

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A  three-fold Robin Card by artist Mark Hearld - on sale at Art in the Heart.

Retailer’s desperate plea to Peterborough shoppers

A plea for help has gone out to shoppers in Peterborough from one city retailer.

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Library picture: steam makes a return visit to Spalding.

LMS Duchess class steam trains to pass through Spalding – and there will be an Orient Express coach

Spalding train enthusiast David Mead says steam trains will pass through Spalding on Thursday and Saturday – and there’s an Orient Express Pullman coach to watch out for on Thursday too.

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Peterborough Arena will “fine tune traffic flow” following Billy Connolly’s “win for the city”

Bosses at Peterborough Arena have promised to review what went well and how improvements can be made after issues with traffic and seating angered fans attending comedian Billy Connolly’s show on Friday night.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Staff at fresh food manufacturer Bakkavor, which is recruiting for hundreds of extra workers.

Hundreds of jobs to be created by leading food manufacturer in Lincolnshire

A leading food manufacturer in Lincolnshire is creating hundreds of jobs as it seeks to cope with a growing workload.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The winners at the Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2016 held at Peterborough Arena. EMN-161126-003439009

Honours for the best in business at the Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2016

The best in business across the region has been celebrated in fine style at the Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2016.

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Angry fans criticise Peterborough Arena over hour long traffic delays which caused some to miss Billy Connolly show

Angry comedy fans have slammed Peterborough Arena for “poor management” of traffic and car parking which led to some missing Billy Connolly’s show on Friday.

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