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Casting call for new film to be shot in Peterborough

A casting call for a new film which will be shot in Peterborough will be held in the city centre next weekend.

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Long queues on Bourges Boulevard

Roadworks causing major delays in Peterborough City Centre

There are major delays to traffic throughout Peterborough City Centre today due to roadworks.

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Tony Collard, of Ethos, left, with Glenn Richards, managing director of Supplies Direct.

Ambitious Peterborough firm agrees second takeover deal in 12 months

An expanding office supplies company in Peterborough has just completed the acquisition of its second city-based business in a year.

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Gold medal performance from Peterborough’s Oakham Ales

Peterborough’s Oakham Ales took a Gold and a bronze medal at the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) East Regional Independent Beer Competition.

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Amazon to create 2,000 jobs for Christmas in Peterborough

Online retail giant Amazon is creating more than 2,000 jobs in Peterborough to cope with a surge in demand for Christmas deliveries.

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Inside the Amazon Fulfilment Centre, Kingston Park, Peterborough, which covers a half million square feet of space. Photo: Paul Franks/Peterborough Telegraph

Amazon to create 2,000 jobs for Christmas in Peterborough

Online retail giant Amazon is creating more than 2,000 jobs in Peterborough to cope with a surge in demand for Christmas deliveries.

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Martin Mills (right) and his staff at Weldon's Fisheries at Eye -  winner of the  PT Chip Shop of the Year comp EMN-160921-151530009

Weldons thrilled to win PT Chippy award

It’s finally here, the votes are in and we can announce the winner of the Peterborough Telegraph’s Chippy Of The Year 2016.

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Argos creates more than 10,000 Christmas jobs

High street retailer Argos is to recruit more than 10,000 seasonal staff to work in its stores over the busy Christmas period.

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Martha's skin after using the wipes.

Mums call for Aldi to recall ‘sensitive’ baby wipes after children’s allergic reaction

A mum is demanding Aldi recall baby wipes after her two-year-old daughter suffered a horrific rash - which looked like severe sunburn.

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Roger Aron and Kevin Roberts outside 'Charles Bright The Jewellers' in Peterborough.

Huge closing down sale as jewellers close after 90 sparkling years in Peterborough

A jewel in Peterborough’s shopping crown is set to close for the final time after being a fixture in the city centre for 90 years.

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Peterborough-based Thomas Cook hit by Turkey troubles

Summer holiday bookings for most destinations with Peterborough-based Thomas Cook were in line with expectations except for Turkey.

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Strike to impact Virgin Trains East Coast service through Peterborough and Grantham

Strike to impact Virgin Trains East Coast service through Peterborough and Grantham

Rail union RMT today, Monday, confirmed 24 hours of strike action on Virgin Trains East Coast over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety.

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Keith Jipps, Passenger Services Director for Great Northern in one of the new trains

New air conditioned trains for Peterborough, Cambridge and King’s Lynn rail routes

Air-conditioned trains will be breezing onto the Great Northern route for the first time ever next month, as the rail firm gives passengers cooler, more comfortable journeys between London and Peterborough and Cambridge.

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B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Number Crunchers, from left, Philip Bryan, Michael Sellars, Gemma Frost, Carl Knights and Trevor Hargrave.

Testing times as Spalding’s Number Crunchers seek to beat TV’s Eggheads

A clever team of accountants from Spalding is about to take on one of television’s toughest challenges.

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What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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The team at Smith Eliot Financial Management Ltd.

Oakham-based financial management company opens office in Stamford as workload grows

A financial management company in Oakham is exapnding and creating jobs with the opening of an office in Stamford.

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Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

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