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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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Yahoo Headquarters. Picture: CC

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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Chip the Robotic Dog

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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Joe Vine and mum Linda Vine, of Vine's Catering in Peterborough.

Family catering business in Peterborough cooks up a treat to say thank you to its local community

A family-run catering business in Peterborough has thanked its local community for years of support with a pledge to ‘give something back’.

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Augean chief executive Dr Stewart Davies.

Healthy future for King’s Cliffe hazardous waste site despite fall in UK disposal of low level radioactive material

A hazardous waste centre at King’s Cliffe still has a strong future despite a drop in the amount of low level nuclear material that it has to handle, bosses have pledged.

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Spider. Credit: Shutterstock

World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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More than 1,000 attended a careers fair in Peterborough.

More than 1,000 job seekers attend Peterborough careers fair

More than 1,000 job seekers in Peterborough were able to meet local employers, find out what support and training opportunities are available, and browse real jobs at a careers fair.

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Aerial view of the A14 near Huntingdon

Full steam ahead for A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon major improvement scheme: come and find out more

With just weeks to go until main construction gets underway on Highways England’s £1.5bn upgrade for the A14, drivers, residents and businesses are being invited to find out more about what the improvements will mean for them.

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Trying out some of the cleaning equipment at Hugh Crane's National Training Centre, Whittlesey.

Cleaning equipment firm mops up as new businesses pour into Peterborough

An industrial cleansing equipment firm is cleaning up in the wake of Peterborough’s business boom.

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