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Heather and Ian Beckerton from Deeping and Bex Upholstery with Matt Triall and Jason Jones from Britishbits and consultant Bryan Helyar making telephone box sofas. EMN-140610-162543009

Creative Braceborough firm has the X Factor

A company near Stamford that turns iconic red telephone boxes into furniture has been given the seal of approval from TV producer and talent guru Simon Cowell.

Pipe replacement works in Peterborough. Photo supplied

Work to replace old water pipes for hundreds of Peterborough homes extended

Crucial work to upgrade water pipes in Peterborough is being extended to include hundreds more homes in the city costing £300,000.

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Volunteers at Ham Mere in Ferry Meadows.

Team effort from hardworking volunteers at Ferry Meadows

Conservation volunteers have been working up a sweat preparing Ham Mere in Ferry Meadows for the onset of winter.

The heritage digs under way  on land near Peterboroguh earmarked for a renewable energy park. Photo supplied

Anger after plug pulled on £200 million energy parks plan on Peterborough farmland

From the PT in print, 9 October 2014: Fury has greeted Peterborough City Council’s move to abandon its controversial plans to create a huge renewable energy park across hundreds of acres of farmland.

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John Harris with son Ross at Black Drove, Thorney. Photo: David Lowndes

Energy parks: Relief for overjoyed farmer after tears and stressful wait

A Thorney farmer who was set to lose his land due to the planned Peterborough energy parks has spoken of his family’s emotional and financial distress caused by the plans.

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  • 7°C to 13°C Light showers
  • Peterborough 5-day weather forecast

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    Tuesday 21 Oct

    Light showers

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    High 13°c

    Low 7°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 26 mph

    Wednesday 22 Oct

    Cloudy

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    High 12°c

    Low 8°c

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    From West

    Speed 16 mph

    Thursday 23 Oct

    Cloudy

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    High 15°c

    Low 12°c

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    From South west

    Speed 13 mph

    Friday 24 Oct

    Heavy rain

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    High 16°c

    Low 7°c

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    From South west

    Speed 12 mph

    Saturday 25 Oct

    Sunny spells

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    High 14°c

    Low 9°c

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    From South west

    Speed 14 mph