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Some Marvel-lous present ideas

Peterborough mum of two Donna Steele:

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Cllr John Holdich

New budget is most challenging - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

One of the questions I often get asked is whether the cuts to our government funding have impacted our ability to provide services as severely as some other councils are reporting.

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Speaker's Corner columnists -  Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/opinion, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Why politics is everywhere - Beki Sellick, Lib Dem Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Peterborough

Peterborough Regional College buzzes with the enthusiasm of students starting a new term, many of them beginning their lives beyond school and setting out on their chosen career journeys.

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Parveen and friends at the show

Parveen The Spice Queen: A little help from my friends

I was lucky enough to be asked to do a cooking demonstration for the Autumn Food & Country Fair at the East of England Arena at the weekend. It was fabulous . . . giant vegetables, vintage tractors, Paw Patrol, crafting and me making a curry - what’s not to love?

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

Let’s tap into the positive in city

As Benny Hill might have once said, knockers are everywhere these days.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Time to protect our right to privacy - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

I was recently shown a video demonstrating a new technology product; I won’t state the name of the company that manufactured it, however, I can say that it’s very likely that anyone reading this article online will interact with them in the near future.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Shocking tale of disgraced headteacher

If you pitched the tale of gambling, boozing headmaster James Stewart and his school sex dungeon as a film script you’d probably be told it was too far fetched.

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan couldn't overcome his players' shortcomings.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Satisfied with Peterborough United, Scotland’s shortcoming and Wales woe, rugby league hero

I’m satisfied with how Peterborough United have performed under Grant McCann over (almost) the first quarter of the League One season.

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Theresa May could have guided England to Russia.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Even May would do as well as Southgate

Gareth Southgate should take his absurd £250k bonus for managing England to World Cup Finals qualification, laugh his way to to a bank, and jog off into the sunset.

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

Farewell BBC... It’s been emotional

Sister Sledge once sang about the importance of family and over the last couple of weeks I have come to realise mine is much, much bigger than I had ever thought.

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The Prevost hive

Lee Clarke: Beauty in the eye of the bee-holder

Forgive the terrible pun, but it’s worthwhile I promise! Bees are a crucial part of our ecosystem – according to the British Beekeepers Association a third of the food we eat is dependent on their pollination.

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Communities anchoring together - Deputy Mayor Chris Ash, Liberal Party

We on the Mayor’s team have had the privilege of meeting many groups who are working hard for various communities and appreciate their efforts. Its fantastic that here in Peterborough we have so many groups and people putting time in (paid or unpaid) to help others. We cannot say thank you often enough to the volunteers who give up time to assist .

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

We can resolve issues that ail us - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

I am still convalescing from my recent illness so I was unable to go to the Labour Party conference in Brighton.

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Exercise and help good causes - Cllr John Holdich, Peterborough City Council leader

This Sunday the city will be packed with people hoping to achieve a personal best in this year’s Perkins Great Eastern Run.

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Jake Livermore (left).

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: England boss is right at last, Harry is my hero, Swann is a dopey pundit

As the words came tumbling out of his mouth, I suspect England football coach Gareth Southgate (above) regretted suggesting he’d picked players who aren’t good enough for international football in his latest squad.

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Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Crime but no punishment after Peterborough stabbing horror

The most important story in the PT last week was a non-story. It was the news that no action is being taken against anybody after horrific violence in Peterborough city centre.

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: It’s too easy to coach boring football

Do you know what irritates me the most (and it’s a very long list) about the Premier League?

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

We cannot afford to do nothing

M y working week was truncated by an illness; while I’m pleased to report I’m on the road to recovery, I did require a visit to the hospital. I am grateful for the continued professionalism and care of NHS staff despite the enormous pressures they face. I am certain that once there is a change in government, there will be also be a change in approach which will yield better results for both patients and medical staff.

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Cllr John Holdich

Westcombe’s a real success story

It gave me great pleasure this week to see Westcombe Engineering given national recognition in this year’s Parliamentary Review, writes Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich.

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What should our legacy be?

What are we planning for the future generations?

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