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Words won’t build bridges for Peterborough

The good people of All Saints’ Church tweeted that their prayers had been answered.

Lifestyle
Big fight action from Las Vegas.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: A fraudulent smack on the chin

Any sport that relies on human judging methods is asking for trouble.

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

Vital we learn from our mistakes

If Peterborough City Council were singing Sinatra on the karaoke it may have gone a little like this; “Mistakes, I’ve made a few, but then again, too few to mention.”

Politics
First day at school

First day nerves - for me anyway!

I don’t do social media - I piggyback my husband’s profile when I want to keep up to date with friends and family - but I have been busy scrolling up and down more than ever for this past week for one reason, which I am sure you can guess writes Peterborough mother of two Donna Steele.

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Cllr John Holdich

Pool will soon be back in action

As leader of the council, it’s my role to listen to what residents want and where possible, to deliver initiatives that will benefit us all, writes John Holdich.

Politics
Local Green Party member  Julie Howell attending a litter pick at Beckingham with  Jonathan Bartley EMN-160111-154924009

Bulky waste trial is welcomed - Julie Howell, Coordinator, Peterborough Green Party

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley visited Orton last November to call for a fly tipping ‘amnesty’ to help residents dispose of unwanted bulky items without fear of fees or fines.

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Spicy eggs with potatoes

Curry in a hurry - all wrapped up

Can you believe it’s September already? The holiday season is over and the kids are back to school, writes Parveen The Spice Queen.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Remember Liz and her example - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

W hen you look at a candidate standing on a platform waiting for an election result to be announced by the Returning Officer, it is easy to forget that few campaigns are comprised of just one individual. Certainly, the person you see bears the responsibility, but there are so many others that help nearly every candidate get to that point.

Opinion
It is game season

Lee Clarke: It’s game season – a key time for menus, farms and estates

Last month saw a very special date arrive, one that is marked on the calendar of almost every chef in the country from Heston Blumenthal to Raymond Blanc: The Glorious 12th.

Lifestyle
Hero of the week Jimmy Anderson.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: England’s shallow talent pool, heroic Anderson, pundits dim, Murray smart

Guess the England cricket squad for the Ashes tour this winter has become a popular game in the national press.

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Roy Hodgson.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: A Palace farce that will run and run

Well those Crystal Palace fans who called for manager Frank de Boer’s head must be feeling glum now.

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Cllr Nick Sandford

Big gulf over Rhubarb Bridge issue - Nick Sandford, Liberal Democrat

The controversy over replacement of Rhubarb Bridge came to a head last week, when some Lib Dem and Labour councillors, including myself, tried to get the decision by Tory cabinet member, Peter Hiller, called in and referred back to him for further consideration.

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

We must celebrate gender gap

There was a time, in the not too distant past, that I didn’t know what my friends were having for tea, or where they were going for a pint.

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Cllr John Holdich

First class education is a priority - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

For thousands of families in the city this is the week when children will be returning to school and some are making the step up from primary to secondary.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

We must pay price of their sacrifice - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

On August 16, Britain’s new aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived at Portsmouth harbour after undergoing sea trials.

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Peterborough Cathedral Choristers

Divine education at the cathedral - Stuart Orme

People might associate Peterborough Cathedral with being a place of worship, a beautiful and historic building or a venue for events.

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Editor's Comment

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Crisis is the word to describe SATs results

The desperately poor league position of Peterborough’s schools in the Government’s SATs league tables has provoked angry responses - not least from MP Shailesh Vara.

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Overpriced Danny Drinkwater.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The football world has gone mad

So we now live in a world where Danny Drinkwater, a player with one good season in his career, is worth a £35 million transfer fee.

Football
Marcus Rashford is a gem.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Magic Marcus is England’s only gem, T20 Blast should be left alone, a heroic Latvian lady

Five things we learnt from England’s World Cup qualifying wins against Malta and Slovakia.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Rural areas face same issues as city - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

When people think of Peterborough, they tend to visualise the city: they recall the spires of our venerable Cathedral, the grand space of Cathedral Square, and the shopping in Queensgate.

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