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Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.

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Man killed in crash on A16

A man has been killed in a collision on the A16 last night.

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Jo Durndell, right, meets up again with Kathryn Eldridge after Jo helped Kathryn who's car had skidded off the road and into a field.
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Peterborough mum thanks “angel” Jo who helped her after car crash

A Good Samaritan who came to the aid of a Peterborough mum-of-two following a car crash has been publicly thanked.

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Key Theatre restaurant closes suddenly

Cafe Clarkes, the restaurant operating out of Peterborough’s Key Theatre, has closed.

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GALLERY: Lots of colour and noise at Whittlesey’s Straw Bear Festival

The popular Straw Bear Festival took place in Whittlesey last weekend with plenty of singing and dancing.

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Marco Cereste and MP Heidi Allen fail in bid to become elected mayor of Peterborough and Cambridgeshire

Former Peterborough City Council leader Marco Cereste has failed in his bid to become the first ever elected mayor of Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

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Joanna Dennehy. Photo: Cambridgeshire police

New TV documentary hears from parents of notorious Peterborough serial killer Joanne Dennehy for the very first time

A new documentary on Peterborough serial killer Joanne Dennehy will for the very first time see her mother and father interviewed on camera.

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Police ask for help to identify ‘vulnerable addresses’ after white marker is found at burglary scene

Police investigating a series of burglaries are asking for the public’s help to identify potentially vulnerable addresses and want to hear from anyone who has seen a white marker found outside one of the burgled homes.

The scene of the bin lorry crash

UPDATE: Three hurt as bin lorry overturns on A1 slip road at Sawtry.

The southbound off slip road of the A1(M) at Sawtry has been closed following a serious collision involving a lorry.

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Man jailed after ‘vicious’ knife attack left Peterborough woman with ‘horrific injuries’

A man has been jailed for nine years after a “vicious attack on an innocent woman” in Peterborough which left her with serious stab wounds and requiring extensive lifesaving surgery.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Lorry driver threatened and window smashed in road rage incident

Police are appealing for information after a lorry driver was threatened and his vehicle damaged in a road rage incident.

Traffic has queued around the A1 and Frank Perkins Parkway junctions in previous years

Peterborough motorists warned to expect long delays due to LAMMA 2017 this week

Motorists are being warned they face long delays around the East of England Showground because of a large agricultural show taking place this week.

Police and crime news from the Peterborough Telegraph -, @peterboroughtel on Twitter,

Elderly woman ‘bravely’ fought off robbers in Peterborough street

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attempted robbery of an elderly woman in Peterborough at the weekend.

The scene of the fire

VIDEO UPDATE: Residents told to keep doors and windows shut as fire crews tackle large barn fire

Around 40 firefighters are continuing to battle a large barn fire which began late last night.

Rivergate remains closed today

UPDATED: Peterborough shopping centre shops OPEN despite fault with shutters

Shoppers heading to a Peterborough shopping centre will find the shutters remain closed this morning, Monday January 16.

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Armed balaclava clad men steal cash and distinctive gold chain in aggravated burglary

Two balaclava clad men assaulted a man with a metal bar before stealing a quantity of cash and this distinctive gold chain.

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Leighton Primary School re-opens after mice problem resolved

Leighton Primary School has re-opened today (Monday) after it was shut to pupils on Friday after mice were spotted.

Road accident news.

Four vehicle crash blocks A47 at Thorney Toll

A collision involving four vehicles is causing long delays on the A47 at Thorney Toll this morning, Monday January 16.

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