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Protesters return to Town Hall amid tight security

Protesters calling for the resignation of a Peterborough councillor gathered outside the Town Hall amid tight security ahead of a reconvened full council meeting.

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Date set for crucial by-election in rural council ward

A by-election to fill a Peterborough City Council seat left vacant by a retired mayor has been called.

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Teenage boy injured in unprovoked attack after violent incident involving gang of 30 men in Yaxley

A teenage boy was assaulted after he and his friends were approached and followed by a gang of 30 men.

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CCTV appeal after autistic teen assaulted in Peterborough store

Police are appealing for help to trace a man after an autistic teenager was assaulted in a Peterborough store.

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Former Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson returns to government as chief of staff for Brexit secretary of state

The former MP for Peterborough Stewart Jackson has returned to the Government as chief of staff for the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis.

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Public warned not to approach man wanted in connection with racially aggravated assault in Peterborough

Public warned not to approach man wanted in connection with racially aggravated assault in Peterborough

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man who is wanted in connection with an assault in Peterborough that officers believe was racially aggravated.

The skimming device in place (left) and the cashpoint with the fradulent device removed (right)

Advice on how to avoid cashpoint scam after dozens lose money due to card skimming at Peterborough ATMs

Police and Action Fraud are warning people to be on the look out for and report any suspicious activity at ATM machines after a spate of card skimming.

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Celebrity chef the star turn at Peterborough Italian Festival

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Aldo Zilli is the star turn at this year’s Peterborough Italian Festival.

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Graffiti at The Orchards , Orton Waterville

LETTER: Graffiti eyesore around the Ortons can still be seen a year on

It is almost a whole year now that residents (and visitors) within the Townships of the Ortons have had to witness graffiti on numerous items of street furniture along with brick walls and wooden fences (property owners and landlords) making no attempts to remove the blight.

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Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

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Handmade Burger Company in Westgate, Peterborough.

Jobs saved at Peterborough Handmade Burger Company

Jobs have been saved after a buyer was found for Peterborough's Handmade Burger Company.
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Praise for high security jail

A high security prison in March has been told it is ‘generally safe’ by inspectors.

Images from the Dark Web where drugs, weapons and couterfeit money is openly available to buy.

Dark Web is ‘closer to the surface than people think’ say experts

The murky world of the Dark Web is closer to the surface than people think and criminals are buying, selling and carrying out all sorts of illegal activities on what is viewed like an ‘Amazon for criminals.’

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Landmark 5,000 homes scheme back on track after Peterborough council ‘bashes heads together’

A landmark Peterborough development appears to be back on track thanks to the city council ‘bashing heads together’.

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BREAKING: Cambridgeshire man arrested after crash kills man and hospitalises second driver and 7-year-old girl

A 50-year-old Cambridgeshire man has been arrested following a crash which killed a man and hospitalised a second man and a seven-year-old girl.

Queues caused by the works last month

Highways England promise ‘no repeat’ of traffic chaos as works on A1(M) at Peterborough are set to start

Highways England have promised there will be no repeat of the traffic chaos caused by roadworks on the A1 as more roadworks are set to start.

The weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including not paying for supermarket carrier bags, parking on the pavement and pocketing incorrect change.

The notice in the window of the Handmade Burger Co, in Westgate, Peterborough

Troubled Peterborough restaurant closes due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

A Peterborough restaurant, which is part of the troubled Handmade Burger Company, has closed temporarily.

A few of the protesters outside the Town Hall

Public gallery to be shut as council braced for second protest at Peterborough Town Hall

Fears of a second protest at the Town Hall have prompted Peterborough City Council to close the public gallery for tomorrow evening’s full council meeting.

An artist's impressions of how the centre will look when complete

LETTER: Serpentine Green revamp and extension is not good for all

The proposals to upgrade and extend the Serpentine Green shopping centre have been enthusiastically welcomed by 800 or so people who visited an exhibition held recently in Hampton.

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