VIDEO: Cambridgeshire Police reassures residents county has had no specific threat but urges vigilance

Cambridgeshire Police’s Assistant Chief Constable has this afternoon sought to reassure residents that there is no specific threat to the county, but has urged people to remain vigilant.

Cambridgeshire Police previously clocked this motorbike doing 160mph

Police to focus on dangerous riding and unroadworthy bikes as National Motorcycle Week launches

Police will focus on motorcyclists who are a danger to themselves and others through their dangerous riding and whose bikes are unroadworthy, during a week of action starting tomorrow.

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Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough

Peterborough residents warned about home security after spate of 10 burglaries

Peterborough residents are urged to ensure their homes are secure after a spate of 10 burglaries in a week.

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VIDEO AND PHOTO SPECIAL: Peterborough stands together in solidarity for Manchester terror attack victims

People of Peterborough came together as a show of strength and to pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack.

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The bomb threat at Voyager and Discovery

School in Peterborough denies it has evacuated over bomb threat after old story spreads on social media

A school in Peterborough has been forced to deny it has evacuated over a bomb threat after an old story began spreading on social media.

Elton John. Photo by Kenny Williamson

Police to review security plan for Elton John concert in Peterborough after Manchester Arena terror attack

Cambridgeshire Police will review security plans for the Elton John concert taking place at The ABAX Stadium next month following last night’s terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Saffie Rose Roussos was at the concert with her mother Lisa Roussos and Saffie's sister, Ashlee Bromwich

UPDATE: Tributes paid to 8 year-old schoolgirl confirmed dead in ‘terror attack’ at Manchester Arena

An 8 year-old schoolgirl has been killed in the ‘terrorist attack’ at Manchester Arena, her school has confirmed.

Police near the scene of the explosion in Manchester yesterday.

Manchester attack: Homeless man rushes to help, cradles dying woman in his arms

A homeless man who rushed into the Manchester Arena in the wake of the terror attack has described how he helped a girl with no legs and cradled a dying 60-year-old woman.

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Police at the scene of the attack in Manchester last night

Extra police patrols in Peterborough following Manchester attack

The Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Police has said there will be extra patrols in Peterborough and around the county today following last night’s terror attack at Manchester Arena.

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Religious leaders in Peteborough lead prayers for victims of Manchester terror attack

Prayers are being said for the victims of the Manchester terror attack at religious buildings across Peterborough today.

Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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The Range, Peterborough

Thieves steal charity tins and stock from Peterborough shop

Thieves gained entry to a shop on a Peterborough Retail park in the early hours of this morning before escaping on two bikes.

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Peterborough police hunting for driver after hit and run crash

Police are looking for witnesses to a hit and run crash in Peterborough in which a man was injured.

The scene in Cromwell Road last night. Photo: Community First

Police and fire called after disturbance involving 15 people spills out into Peterborough street

Police and fire crews were called to an incident in a residential street in Peterborough last night, Sunday May 21.


Big rise in violent crime reported in city

Crime rates in Peterborough have soared over the past 12 months - but police believe it is down to residents reporting more offences as they have more faith in officers.

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A47 shut at Guyhirn due to emergency incident

The A47 has been shut at Guyhirn as emergency services try and locate a man in the river.

One of the cars which was abandoned

Five fined for abandoning cars in Peterborough

Five people have been found guilty of abandoning their vehicles in Peterborough in just one week. Now each of them has been ordered to pay £865.

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Son sues Euromillions winning parents for more money after blowing £1.6million gift on lavish lifestyle

A former factory worker who won £101 million on the lottery has no obligation to keep “bailing out his profligate son”, a judge has ruled.

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Crown court news

Man charged with robbery and knife possession after incident at Peterborough newsagents

A man is due to appear in court following a robbery in Peterborough

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