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End of an era as leading businessman retires and sells Peterborough sport retailer

A well-known businessman has retired after a lifetime at the forefront of business, charity and sport in Peterborough.

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Environment Agency calls on Mick George Ltd for Cambridgeshire flood bank Solutions

Environment Agency calls on Mick George Ltd for Cambridgeshire flood bank Solutions

Having been awarded the Earthworks contract, Mick George Ltd has recently set to work on raising the flood banks at the Ouse Washes reservoir, spanning Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, sub-contracting to JacksonHyder, in this Environment Agency project.

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Karl Hick, chief executive of Larkfleet Homes.

Record performance for Peterborough housebuilder

Housebuilder Larkfleet Homes has enjoyed a record year.

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The Queen's Head pub opens at St John's Square. Staff -  Marcus Brome, Toni Mould, Lexx Lucas (assistant manager) , Freya Talbot, Marcus Young (general manager), Ethan Thorpe and Sam Adams (openings manager) EMN-170817-165507009

FIRST LOOK: Inside Peterborough’s brand new city centre pub

There promises to be a right royal occasion in store this weekend for Peterborough’s drinkers and diners.

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The BBMF end of season formation, comprising the Dakota, Lancaster and five Spitfires, used Tattershall Castle as a landmark on their run in to RAF Coningsby on Sunday. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. ENGEMN00120130930153422

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshow

Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced

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Right royal facelift as Peterborough city centre pub opens this weekend

Right royal facelift as Peterborough city centre pub opens this weekend

There promises to be a right royal occasion in store this weekend for Peterborough’s drinkers and diners, writes Brad Barnes.

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Lee Clarke at Prevost restaurant at Priestgate

New national food guide accolade for Peterborough fine dining restaurant

City chef and Peterborough Telegraph columnist Lee Clarke had good reason to celebrate today after it was revealed his Prévost restaurant had earned a listing in the 2018 Good Food Guide.

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The scene of the derailed train

UPDATE: No trains between Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds until next Monday at the earliest after derailment near Ely

Trains between Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds will be suspended until at least Monday August 21 after a train partially derailed between Ely and Manea.

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Number of out-of-work claimants in Peterborough drops by two per cent

The number of people claiming out-of-work benefits in Peterborough has fallen by two per cent over the last year.

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A barrier failure at Kings Dyke level crossing caused tailbacks on the A605, almost as far back as Stanground ENGEMN00120121220103106

Contract awarded for new £17 million King’s Dyke bypass in Whittlesey

A contract has been awarded for a new bypass to replace the King’s Dyke level crossing in Whittlesey.

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The new home for  Joseph Flach & Sons, in Maxwell Road, Peterborough.

Herb supplier in Peterborough poised for expansion

A long established supplier of herbs is poised to treble the size of its operations in Peterborough.

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Meadow Foods, in Fengate, who have benefitted from a �3m investment
Pictured is Production Supervisor Gary North ENGEMN00120130602123926

Dairy expands with new acquisition

A leading dairy with a large operation in Peterborough has strengthened the business with a new acquistion.

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The scene of the derailed train

Trains between Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds suspended for ‘several days’ after derailment

Trains between Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds will be suspended for ‘several days’ after a train partially derailed yesterday.

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Aston Merrygold of JLS performs on stage during their Goodbye Tour at the LG Arena, Birmingham.  Photo credit Joe Giddens/PA Wire ENGEMN00120131223151906

Peterborough’s Aston Merrygold ‘nervous and excited’ to be part of Strictly Come Dancing 2017

Born and bred Peterborian and ex-JLS superstar Aston Merrygold has been revealed as the latest contestant for the next series of hit BBC TV show Strictly Come Dancing.

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Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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A47 between Wansford and Sutton to be dualled as part of major Highways England scheme

A47 between Wansford and Sutton to be dualled as part of major Highways England scheme

The A47 between Wansford and Sutton is to become a dual carriageway, Highways England announced this morning (Monday, August 14).

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Castor, Ailsworth and Upton residents gather at the proposed development site 200meteres from Castor Hanglands EMN-170215-161941009

WATCH: MP speaks out against 2,500 homes in Peterborough countryside in new campaign video

MP Shailesh Vara has continued his attack on Peterborough City Council’s plans to allocate 2,500 homes for the countryside by speaking out in a new campaign video.

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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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Queensgate Shopping Centre

Café at Queensgate in Peterborough to close

A café in Peterborough's Queensgate Shopping Centre is to close.

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Opening of the Crown Jewellers at Exchange Street. Mayor and Mayoress John and Judy Fox with  members of the family business Jeanette Myers, Cathy Powell (Managing director), Natalie Rodgers (store manager), Matthew and Jade Powell and Kyle Simmonds EMN-170723-154701009

Peterborough jeweller carries on a sparkling tradition

A family run jewellers has opened in Peterborough continuing a 90-year-old tradition at the city centre premises.

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