Peterborough brewery secures new canned drinks deal with Marks & Spencer

A Peterborough brewery has just secured a prestigious deal with a leading retailer.

Sophie Allport

Family-run homewares business chooses Stamford as location for its first shop

Family-owned homewares business Sophie Allport is opening its first high street shop as it prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

A Stagecoach bus stops at the Werrington Centre, where last Thursday a four year old girl was trapped in the doors of a number 1 bus. ENGEMN00120130904153807

Bus fares to go up at the end of the month

Bus prices are to increase in Peterborough from the end of the month.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Angus Kennedy, chairman of Opportunity Peterborough.

Peterborough agency’s new boss flags up top challenges for the future

The new chairman of Opportunity Peterborough has spoken of the challenges ahead for the city’s economic development company.

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Strictly dancers - Kevin and Karen Clifton.

Ballroom charity spectacular in Peterborough is a sell-out

Strictly Come Dancing stars Kevin and Karen Clifton will be wowing audiences at a leading charity event in Peterborough.


COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Sweet five year deal agreed by two Peterborough companies

A haulage and storage company has just secured a five year deal with food giant Silver Spoon.

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The mayor at the Care Club

Mayor joins Eye-based care club’s celebrations.

Peterborough Mayor and Councillor for Eye David Sanders joined Lilian Muxlow, her team and the children at Eye Children Care Club to celebrate over 20 years of Pre, After School and Holiday Clubs.

Staff at BGL with some of the books donated to schools.

Staff at Peterborough company encourage young to read

Staff at a leading employer in Peterborough have begun a new chapter in their community work.

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How the proposed Asda filling station will look

Smaller car park but new petrol station planned for Peterborough Asda

Peterborough may soon have a new city centre petrol station as Asda has applied to build one at its superstore off Bourges Boulevard.

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Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) Claim Form

Peterborough residents £7.9 million PPI boost is second biggest in UK

Peterborough residents have reclaimed more PPI payments than almost anywhere else in the UK, cashing in on a whopping £7.9 million.

The Fox at Folksworth

The Fox at Folksworth opens at last after huge renovation project

A year-long labour of love comes to fruition this weekend when a stunning new pub restaurant finally opens its doors to drinkers and diners.

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Leading private taxi company set to create 250 jobs at contact centre in Peterborough

Up to 250 jobs are to be created in Peterborough when a national company - believed to be a taxi hire firm - moves into the city.

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250 new jobs set for Peterborough...but with which company?

Mystery as one of Britain’s “fastest growing companies” to create 250 jobs in Peterborough

More than 250 jobs are set to be created in Peterborough as one of the country’s “fastest growing companies” moves into the city.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country including in Wisbech, were forced to call in the administrators.


Tesco sees way to offload opticians venture that began in Peterborough

Supermarket giant Tesco is to sell a venture that began at its Peterborough store to broaden its offering.

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Discussions ongoing over Broadway Theatre deal as excitement over “West End productions this autumn” mounts

Discussions remain ongoing over a deal for the Broadway Theatre.

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Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Augmented reality, virtual reality and a chat assistant that knows when you’re hungry – Facebook is making some big changes in 2017.

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