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Oundle brothers’ effort raises £1,400 for Syria

Concerned by the plight of those who have had to leave their homes in Syria, and inspired by the Brownlee brothers, Sam (11) and Ned (8) Sherwin each completed a challenging bespoke triathlon raising over £1,400 for Syria Relief.

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Discover Ferry Meadows weekend . Michael Brooker and his daughter Rosslyn Hamlyn from Running Breaks and Yvonne Goodsell from PT Eye with Angie Ware at the athletic coaching area. EMN-170520-194546009

Lots of family fun at Discover Ferry Meadows weekend

The many attractions at Ferry Meadows were put on display to families last weekend with an array of activities to choose from over the two days.

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Kings Dyke Nature Reserve

Free family events at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey

Children and families are being invited to a series of free events over half-term, including pond dipping, moth trapping, nocturnal walks, guided tours and face painting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey.

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Debbie Perkins and Zoe Dolby from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society present �500 cheque to Sheila Fielding, Chris Howchin and Gwen Sellars of Clayburn Care Home with Heather Nye (77) a resident, pictured in their new tea room. EMN-170516-181453009

Peterborough building society’s donation to help care home residents

Staff from Norwich & Peterborough spent time with older people at a Peterborough care home, joining the residents for an afternoon tea to celebrate the launch of their next ‘Anchor Inspires’ project.

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Cllr John Holdich

United against the forces of hate - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

There are times when I feel incredibly proud of our city and the way in which our many communities live side by side, for the most part, in harmony.

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£2 million hospital development on track

The next phase of the £2 million redevelopment of Stamford Hospital is on track to finish on Friday, June 9.

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Darren Skinner, doing a speed awareness campaign at Coneygree Road, Stanground EMN-170427-183928009

Concerned resident starts speed awareness campaign on road

A concerned Stanground resident has put up a sign on his street reminding drivers of the 30mph speed limit as he fears a child could be killed.

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Road Closed

Air ambulance at serious multi vehicle crash which has closed A1 at Stamford - long delays

A serious multi vehicle crash has closed the A1 near Stamford this morning causing miles of queues.

Transport
ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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The hustings at the Peterborough Regional College.

VIDEO: Feisty hustings sees Peterborough candidates debate terrorism, Brexit and plenty more

It has been very much a sombre week in Britain, but any signs that political debate will be tempered in the wake of the Manchester terror attack were not in evidence at the Peterborough Telegraph's hustings for candidates seeking to become MP for Peterborough.

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Two F-15E Strike Eagles taxi for take-off for a training sortie at Royal Air Force Lakenheath. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Emerson Nu�ez)

LETTER: Why can’t military planes train over sea rather than disturb Peterborough?

Reference you item on Page 7 of the Peterborough Telegraph (May 11) about aircraft noise over the city last week, which was very intrusive.

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Chris and John gearing up for the ride.

Duo are geared up to ride for Peterborough charity

With just weeks to go until the chequered flag is lowered on the fifth NSPCC cycle ride at Rutland Water - there are two charity stalwarts certain to be on the start line.

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The award winners with their silverware.

Peterborough award winners on song again

The city’s award-winning choirs made a clean sweep at one of the country’s largest performing arts festivals, bringing home an impressive collection of silverware!

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Community news

Grants for community groups

Grants are on offer from a windfarm development to help local community groups improve their environment.

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Police accident

BREAKING: Multi vehicle crash closes A47 in both directions

A multi-vehicle crash has closed the A47 in both directions this evening, Friday May 26.

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A1 blocked for second time this afternoon after car hits central reservation at Wittering

A car is stuck in the central reservation following a two vehicle crash on the A1 at Wittering this evening, Friday May 26.

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Peterborough Magistrates' Court

UPDATE: Man in court charged over Kings’ School bomb hoax in Peterborough

A man has appeared in court charged with communicating a bomb hoax at a Peterborough school.

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Police accident

Three car crash blocking junction of A141 and A605 near Guyhirn

A three car crash is blocking the A141 at its junction with the A605 near Guyhirn this afternoon, Friday May 26.

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The sign on the new Crown Jewellers store advertising the vacancy

New jewellery shop to open in Peterborough city centre

A new jewellery shop is set to open in Peterborough City Centre - and people are being asked to apply for jobs now.

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Police news

Series of burglaries in Spalding targeting the elderly and vulnerable

Spalding Police are appealing for any information following a number of incidents which they believe are likely to be linked, including five burglaries.

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