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Brilliant opportunity for talented pupils

Twelve talented pupils from Ormiston Meadows Academy have been chosen to join the Brilliant Club, giving them the chance to work with some of the UK’s leading universities.

Peterborough Telegraph's Man behind the mic column by Paul Stainton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire host - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Come on, don’t do a ‘Donald’

If you were visiting a homeless charity, you wouldn’t dress in Armani and Gucci, or turn up in a chauffeur driven limousine.

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Call for new powers to remove people breaking onto land

Peterborough city councillors have agreed to lobby the MPs representing Peterborough, Stewart Jackson and Shailesh Vara, for new legislation which would give police the powers to move people on quicker if they have broken onto land.

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The Pizza House in Cowgate today

‘We will be back’ - Pizza House

Peterborough’s Pizza House restaurant remained closed today but has taken to social media to announce it will be back in business.

John Holdich

Teams are gaining fantastic results

Cllr John Holdich, leader of Peterborough City Council

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A Diwali Celebration based on Ram Lila planned for Peterborough city centre

Diwali celebration will light up the city centre

Energetic and colourful, Circle of Light will illuminate Peterborough City Centre in a mesmerising autumnal evening display as part of the city’s Diwali celebrations today (Saturday).

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Work in progress around entrance to Serpentine Green EMN-161018-180817009

Work will create 100 new jobs - and ‘will not have an effect on Peterborough city centre footfall’

Expansion work which will create 100 new jobs at one of the city’s biggest out-of-town shopping centres will not hit Peterborough city centre footfall, it has been claimed.

Fletton Railway Children

Meet the Railway Children from Fletton in the 1960s

Eastern Angles have a reputation for putting their own stamp on well-known stories.

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Amanda Cook

Review: City of Peterborough Symphony Orchestra (at the Voyager Academy)

In 1825 the 28-year-old Franz Schubert took a much needed holiday in the Alps where he began writing the last of his symphonies. Three years later the unfortunate young composer died in Vienna.

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Saif (10), Headteacher Rachael Hutchinson, Zineerah (9), Kevin Bayliss (Amazon) and Anya (8.)

Peterborough school receives reading gifts from Amazon

Pupils at a Peterborough school had a literary treat worth writing home about when a team from the local Amazon fulfilment centre made a donation of £1,000 to help fund the purchase of new ebooks.

The TDA pupils

No passports required at Peterborough school thanks to Google

Students at Thomas Deacon Academy have been offered the rare opportunity to visit a number of different countries without even leaving the classroom, thanks to support from Google Expeditions.

Chris Caffyn, right, and Simon Kaufman - directors of  havetheygot.com EMN-161018-180859009

Bourne businessmen want town to be a global retail pioneer

Bourne is set to be a global pioneer as a project is launched to help independent traders fightback against retail giants.

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Planning news and events from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

All-weather pitch for school

A multi-million pound redevelopment of Jack Hunt School in Netherton has been given the go-ahead.

Posh striker Tom Nichols scores against AFC Wimbledon in August. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

LIVE MATCH UPDATES: Peterborough United v AFC Wimbledon: Two changes as Posh chase another home win

Peterborough United have made two changes as they aim for back-to-back League One wins for the first time this season when hosting AFC Wimbledon at the ABAX Stadium today (October 22, 3pm kick off).

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Del Singh training for his climb of Kilimanjaro  . Pictured with his grand children  Jaspreet Kaur (3), Harvinder Singh (2), Abhijot Singh (2 months) and Jasmeet Kaur (18 months) EMN-161017-232424009

Big weight loss takes Del to top of the world

A grandfather is looking forward to welcoming 2017 in on top of the world after losing more than 10 stone in two years,

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Andy Murray is the greatest.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Murray remains the King of UK Sports, Bernard is too old to box, international football is pants

There are many deserving winners of UK sporting awards in 2016, but Andy Murray remains head and shoulders above the rest.

Local Sport
Dion-Curtis Henry.

Posh keeper Dion-Curtis Henry admits to learning harsh lessons at Boston United

Dion-Curtis says that playing for Boston United is teaching him hard lessons about life as a footballer.

Its official, Red Red Redemption is getting a much-craved sequel

Console Corner: Read Dead still very much alive

It’s official, six years after the release of the critically acclaimed Red Dead Redemption Rockstar have confirmed a sequel is on the way.

Gadgets and Tech
The new-look Prevention and Enforcement Service in Cathedral Square on Monday

Peterborough City Council leader disappointed after Bridge Street cycling clampdown gets delayed

The leader of Peterborough City Council said he was “disappointed” and “frustrated” that his promised clampdown on illegal Bridge Street cycling was put on hold at the last minute.

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Car crime. Picture posed by model.

Peterborough woman jailed after pleading guilty to vehicle theft

A woman from Peterborough has been jailed for six months after pleading guilty to the theft of a vehicle and taking a vehicle without the consent of the owner.

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