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Mayor nomination process opens up

The nomination process for candidates to become the first elected Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough opened yesterday.

Stephen Goldspink

Candidate hopes there will be no ‘trumping’ him in mayoral election

“Neighbours came to me and said ‘what a great idea, I love Trump’.”

Taj Mahal restaurant, Park Road  -  Ansar Ali and friends organise a meal in aid of the Mayor's Charities. Guests pictured with Mayor David Sanders. EMN-170315-084440009

Charity curry evening

A charity dinner hosted by Labour city councillor Ansar Ali raised hundreds of pounds for the Mayor of Peterborough’s charities and the British Friends of Islamgarh Welfare Trust.

John Holdich

Ensuring we can all enjoy our city

Peterborough City Council leader cllr John Holdich

Volunteers at the hospice

Support hospice’s volunteers in new sponsor scheme

A new initiative encouraging volunteers to double their contribution to charity has been launched by the team at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

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The Bretton volunteers.

Planting the seeds for a brighter centre in Peterborough

A group of keen gardeners have joined together to encourage people to help look after Bretton. Their first project was to brighten up the area in front of the Pyramid Community Centre and its nearby shopping centre.

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Bishop Donald Allister at Peterborough Cathedral

A written question and answer in Parliament has revealed the latest attempts to ease the pressure at the iconic building

Further commercial events and the sale of homes in the precincts are two of the ways Peterborough Cathedral is seeking to fix its financial crisis.

Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Armed police respond to reports of offender with handgun in residential Peterborough street

Armed police respond to reports of offender with handgun in residential Peterborough street

Armed police responded to reports of a person with a handgun in a Peterborough street this afternoon.

Stay Biker aware

Keep an eye out for bikers on Peterborough roads

Motorists are being urged to keep a close eye out for motorcyclists as seasonal bikers return to Peterborough roads.

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Wistow Whales.

Peterborough pupils are in a different league

It all began with eight children who were brave enough to sign up for a club they knew little about – First Lego League, back in September 2016.

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Local news

£25,000 for Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Peterborough has been awarded £25,000 through the Martin Lewis Fund to deliver a project which offers tailored support to people who need help to beat substance misuse.

Tesco SAerpentine Green. Head Shave event.  Sam Hull (22) with  Lissie Williams (7) EMN-170318-171823009

Head shave is family affair

A seven-year-old girl had her blonde locks shaved off so wigs can be made for children who have lost their hair from cancer or other illnesses.

Planning news and events from the Peterborough Telegraph -, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Farm to become learning centre

A family farm is to be converted into an education centre for young adults with learning disabilities.

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Peterborough Telegraph's Man behind the mic column by Paul Stainton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire host -

It’s time to give bullying its name

I remember the cock of our school (king of the fighters, top scrapper, thug) vividly, like it was break time only yesterday at Goole Grammar.

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Election news and coverage from the Peterborough Telegraph:, @peterboroughtel on Twitter,

Watch mayoral hustings

A hustings for candidates seeking to become the first elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is being held on Friday, March 31.

Pondering space flight are, from left, Bethany (12), Anthony Bourne and Chloe (11).

Amazon cash donation lifts science lesson at Peterborough academy

Science lessons at a Peterborough academy have been given a new dimension with a donation from internet retailer Amazon.


Take a look at retirement apartment at launch event

Lapwing Apartments will be holding a launch event on Saturday, April 1 from 10am to 3pm for all those interested in finding out about new retirement homes in Orton Brimbles, off Matley, which come with 24 hour security.

Funding needed to help rough sleepers

Funding needed to help rough sleepers

Recommendations to help with the management of rough sleepers have been partially approved by Peterborough City Council.

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Pupils from the Voyager Academy at the Peterborough Eco Education Awards 2016

Peterborough’s Voyager is the first to fly eco flag

A leading academy in Peterborough has just achieved a “green” first after three years of hard work.

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