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New park for city centre is planned

Peterborough’s green spaces could be transformed as part of an ambitious project being devised by the Nene Park Trust.

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Peterborough jewellers offers couples the chance to win pair of wedding rings worth £2,000

A jewellers in Peterborough is giving loved-up locals the chance to win a pair of wedding rings worth £2,000, in return for a snap of their proposal.

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New Peterborough city centre gym promises more than just pumping iron

A state-of-the-art new city centre gym opens next month - and the man behind the venture will be looking to train its members’ body and mind.

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Unit pots charity boost

Members of a Peterborough Snooker Leagues team have raised more than £300 to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Peterborough City Hospital.

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Police are concerned for Andrew Lovell

Concern as man last seen riding bike goes missing

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a Cambridgeshire man who hasn’t been seen since Saturday (August 27).

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Brave father and son praised after disarming man brandishing large knives in Peterborough medical centre

A brave father and son have been praised after disarming a barefoot man brandishing two large knives in a Peterborough medical centre.

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Police appeal after man arrested following crash in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision between two cars on the A141 Isle of Ely Way at Wimblington.

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Cllr Chris Ash, Peterborough Liberal Party leader: A look on the brightside – sort of

My last two efforts for this column seem to come out as really downbeat but . . . it’s summer, it’s a sunny August and the beer festival is open and we had a good medal count from the Olympics.

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Bus driver summonsed to court over collision

A bus driver has been summonsed to court over a collision which left a number of passengers and a car driver hurt.

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Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Nodding off in the middle of the day may be down to pollution generated by traffic, suggests new research.

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Woodston Primary receiving their Peterborough Eco Framework certificates

Project reducing carbon footprint wins award

A scheme to help schools reduce their carbon footprint has won a top award.

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Slimming success at prestigious awards

Slimmers who attend Hampton Vale’s Slimming World group are busy celebrating after achieving another gold award for the fifth year in a row.

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Serpentine Green manager brings home top award

The centre manager at Serpentine Green in Peterborough has received a prestigious national award for his work with the Prince’s Trust, which sees him volunteering with young people and teaching valuable employment skills.

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We need to help all our heroes

We all have heroes, those that we look to for inspiration and enlightenment, people we would like to emulate.

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Co-response pilot reaches 200th medical emergency

Co-response pilot reaches 200th medical emergency

Ambulance and fire service staff have attended their 200th medical emergency together since the launch of a co-response pilot.

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Exam results are just the beginning . . .

If you’re one of the hundreds of young people across the city collecting your GCSE results this week then I hope you achieved the grades you wanted.

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Barnack youngster Jack Rickard’s operation at Great Ormong Street Hospital hailed a success

Brave youngster Jack Rickard is on the road to recovery after undergoing major surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

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Nobody can catch Colin

A resident at Yarwell Mill Country Park won two awards at the park’s fishing match. Twenty-five residents at the country park competed to see who could catch the best fish.

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Controversial former Peterborough City Council leader Neville Sanders dies

Characters like Neville Sanders do not exist any more, according to his son, after the former Peterborough City Council leader passed away aged 85.

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Landlords hope to raise thousands for Help for Heroes with gruelling challenges

A pair of pub landlords are planning a gruelling week of challenges for charity which will see them climb four mountains, skydive with the British Army’s Red Devils and tackle the Great North Run.

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