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Nursery children in Hampton visit care home residents

Pre-school children from The Hampton Day Nursery in Hampton Hargate visited residents at the Clayburn Court Care Home and enjoyed some seasonal activities together.

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Werrington Junction

Inquiry to look at new railway proposals in Peterborough

A public inquiry looking at plans to create a new stretch of railway track in Peterborough will begin next week after objections were raised by residents.

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Coun David Seaton and Peterborough City Council  Leader Coun. John  Holdich with the 2018/9 budget EMN-171011-165633009

The battle to balance the budget - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

L ast week the council published the first phase of proposals which sets out how we’ll look to deliver a balanced budget over the next three financial years.

Opinion
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Empowerment and freedom - Liberal Democrat Cllr Nick Sandford

I am sometimes asked what Liberal Democrats stand for. We don’t get the media coverage the other two parties receive, so you might be forgiven for not knowing the answer to this question. I could say “we oppose Brexit” and that would be true, but fundamentally I think the thing which Lib Dems most strongly advocate is personal freedom: and not just freedom to do things but also freedom from things such as poverty, ignorance and enforced conformity. That’s why we put a big emphasis on education, well funded health care and strong social service provision.

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Sisters Aneesha and Mylee who need to be rehomed. Call 0345 371 2750 to find out more about them

Mature moggies are marvellous

Peterborough spokeswoman Sheridan Gaunt from Cats Protection

Opinion
The Raft Race cheque presentation

More than £8,000 raised at Deepings raft race shared by good causes

The 2017 Deepings Raft Race raised more than £8,000 for good causes - and that does not include funds raised by charity stalls themselves and raft teams collecting sponsorship for their own charities.

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The Cavell Centre, Peterborough.

More senior nurses on mental health wards

More senior nurses are being employed on mental health wards in Peterborough after an inquest found neglect contributed to the death of a grandmother who set herself on fire.

Health
City College Peterborough

Funding to help adult learners in the city

Cross Keys Homes has secured more than £15,000 of funding from City College Peterborough’s Community Learning Trust Fund.

Education
Lee Shepherd, General Manager of Amazon in Peterborough presents pupils at Ormiston Meadows primary school kindles for their use EMN-170611-191926009

Christmas has come early at the Ortons

Pupils and teachers at Ormiston Meadows Academy in Matley, are celebrating after their school was chosen by Amazon employees to be the lucky recipient of 25 Amazon Kindles and a £2,000 gift card to spend on Amazon Kindle content.

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Market Deeping barber Dick Callow (87) who has retired after 73 years in the profession. EMN-171111-131638009

No short cuts to end of barber Dick’s 73 year career

He has been a cut above the rest for 73 years, but after starting his career as a barber during the Second World War Dick Callow has finally decided it is time to put his clippers away for good.

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The cheque presentation

Community rallies around Maureen after contracting terrible illness

A community has rallied around a terminally ill former churchwarden with motor neurone disease.

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Vote for charity to win funding

Environmental charity PECT needs public support to secure vital funding for Peterborough projects as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2016.

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Long delays in Peterborough after ‘vehicle hits traffic lights’ on main road

There are long delays for traffic in Peterborough following a number of incidents on the city’s roads.

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Police accident

Long delays expected on A1 by Wansford

Long delays are expected on the A1 by Wansford this evening (Friday, November 17).

Transport
Crown Court news

Peterborough man to stand trial over rape and kidnap allegations

A Peterborough man will stand trial over rape and kidnap allegations.

Crime
Coun David Seaton and Peterborough City Council  Leader Coun. John  Holdich with the 2018/9 budget EMN-171011-165633009

‘Protect those in need’ - opposition leaders respond to Peterborough City Council budget proposals

Opposition leaders have given their thoughts to the Peterborough City Council’s budget proposals.

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Pupils dressed for Children In Need at Fulbridge Academy

Peterborough schools dressed to impress for Children In Need fundraising

Schools across Peterborough have been dressing up for Children In Need today.

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Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough. Photo: Peterborough Telegraph

LETTER: New Queensgate seats are not restful

It was gratifying to read that some of the city’s key decision makers have experienced for themselves the difficulties of life in a wheelchair.

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University graduates

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
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Council offers free stalls to new traders at Peterborough City Market

Throughout December Peterborough City Council is offering free stalls to all new traders at the city market.

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