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Thousands urged to contact Hotpoint in Peterborough over fridge-freezer that caused Grenfell Tower fire

Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint in Peterborough after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the company.

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Roadworks at Bishop's Road, outside the Lido EMN-170703-181138009

More queues for Peterborough drivers as temporary traffic lights placed in Bishop’s Road

Drivers in Peterborough have been hit by more queues after temporary traffic lights were placed in Bishop’s Road.

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Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-165747009

UPDATE: Times for Flying Scotsman passing through Peterborough and Spalding tomorrow (Saturday) have changed

The rail tour operators behind a train pulled by the legendary Flying Scotsman have announced an amended timetable for those interested in seeing it as it passes through the Spalding and Peterborough area.

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The planned approach to Serpentine Green shopping centre.

Hundreds voice views on modernisation of Peterborough shopping centre

Shoppers have called for a variety of leisure facilities to be included in a £45 million modernisation of a Peterborough shopping centre.

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Bus firm to shut Saxby depot as it faces fall in Melton customers

Centrebus has announced it is to close its depot in Saxby near Melton as the company battles rising costs, congestion and falling customer numbers.

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Virgin Media users are said to be at risk. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Thousands of Virgin Media customers ‘at risk’ from hackers following investigation

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Joseph Valente, managing director, and Christopher Ruggiero, operations director.

Top award for The Apprentice winner’s plumbing business

The Apprentice winner Joseph Valente has won a national award for the quality of work carried out by his plumbing business.

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Exterior of British Sugar offices at Oundle Road, Woodston. ENGEMN00120120907121501

Peterborough company praised for commitment to the environment

Peterborough-based British Sugar is in the running for a top honour in a prestigious corporate awards programme.

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Fens Business Centre.

Networking event for businesses in Chatteris

Developing skills for the workplace will be the focus of a business networking event in Chatteris.

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Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

Another day...and still no answers from Highways England as pressure mounts over Peterborough A1M roadworks

After another day of difficulties and delays on Peterborough’s roads caused by the closure of the A1M southbound slip road at junction 17, Highways England have still failed to answer basic questions about the “fiasco.”

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Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-165747009

Chance to see Flying Scotsman return to Spalding and Peterborough this weekend

The world famous Flying Scotsman returns to Peterborough this weekend.

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Tesco computer glitch sees home deliveries cancelled or delayed

Tesco computer glitch sees home deliveries cancelled or delayed

Thousands of Tesco customers have had their grocery deliveries cancelled or postponed following a computer glitch.

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Previous roadworks with a 50mph limit on the A1M at Sawtry

IN FULL: Highways England’s A1M slip road closure notice and diversion routes

With anger over roadworks causing gridlock in Peterborough, mixed messages from Highways England over when and where roads will be closed and confusion on the best routes to take, here is the latest works and diversion summary in full:

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Police are at the scene of the melting road this evening

Heatwave melts Cambridgeshire Fenland roads

Today’s been such a scorcher the sun has actually begun to melt a Cambridgeshire Fenland Road.

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Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

GRIDLOCK UPDATE: Highways England confirm Peterborough 24\7 slip road closure and diversion will last for two weeks

Highways England has this afternoon confirmed that the slip road onto the A1M southbound from Fletton Parkway will remain closed 24 hours a day for two weeks.

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Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

LETTER: Yaxley temporary traffic lights to blame for Peterborough gridlock - did Highways planning officer have an off-day?

I’m a former Peterborough resident who once lived in Alexandra Road, having commenced full-time education at Dogsthorpe Infants.

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Severe traffic delays between Morley Way and beyond Yaxley. 
Credit: Aerial Photography by Daral Brennan/UAV Film Company

UPDATE: Peterborough City Council suspended roadworks on A15 Hampton - county council contacted about Yaxley temporary lights after gridlock

Peterborough City Council has suspended its roadworks on the A15 and contacted Cambridgeshire County Council about the phasing of temporary traffic lights in Yaxley after motorists in the city faced gridlock over the weekend and this morning.

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Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

Roadworks bring Peterborough’s road network to a standstill

Roadworks on the A1 combined with ongoing works and speed restrictions on the A15 at Hampton is causing a major headache for motorists in Peterborough.

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Stagecoach

Roadworks affecting all Peterborough bus services

Bus operator Stagecoach has said ALL services in and out of Peterborough are delayed today due to the extreme traffic congestion caused by roadworks.

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Serpentine Green

Roadworks affecting businesses at Serpentine Green in Peterborough

The roadworks on the A1M at Peterboorugh and the subsequent traffic delays are affecting some businesses at Serpentine Green today.

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