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EDL confirm plans for third city march

Anti-Muslim group The English Defence League has confirmed its plans to march in Peterborough.

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Cllr John Holdich

Capital to move its homeless here

This week we learnt the unwelcome news that Barnet Council has bought a number of homes in Peterborough to let and manage as temporary social housing for their homeless families, writes leader of Peterborough City Council, cllr John Holdich.

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Shailesh Vara MP attending a meeting at Gladstone Park community centre to discuss the Bangladesh crisis. Meeting was called by Shaz Nawaz EMN-170919-085138009

MP holds Myanmar meeting

Residents raised concerns about ongoing issues in Myanmar at a public meeting.

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

Time to celebrate our differences

As a far greater writer than me once scribbled, “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

Opinion
MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Cautionary tale of unlimited power

Peterborough should be more conscious of the legacy of Henry VIII than most cities in the United Kingdom.As I mentioned in my Maiden Speech, Peterborough Cathedral is the final resting place of Katherine of Aragon, Henry VIII’s first wife.

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The ‘power grab’ was 45 years ago

Is it acceptable for politicians to practise deception or spin to such an extent that it disguises reality? I hope you will see where I am coming from when you read into the claims by those in opposition to the Great Repeal Bill, writes Steve Lane, Werrington First Independent Councillor.

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Planning news and events from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Verdict on Local Plan from Civic Society

Peterborough Civic Society has given its verdict on the ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Peterborough’s Local Plan which sets out future developments in the city until 2036.

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Anger as Barnet’s homeless move to Peterborough

Homeless families from Barnet have been moved into Peterborough despite the city’s housing crisis forcing local people to wait more than a year for a home.

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Joanne Parsons with her family Jordan Coulson (17), Jaycee Parsons (15), Josh Parsons (6) and Ellie Riley (6) in their two room accommadation at Hope House EMN-170919-165727009

Family of five living in two room Peterborough hostel as they wait for house of their own

A homeless family with four children are living in a two-room hostel in Peterborough as they wait for a house of their own.

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Cllr Darren Fower

Peterborough councillor defecting to Labour calls Liberal Democrats ‘Tory lite alternative’

A leading Liberal Democrat councillor has defected to Labour after accusing his colleagues of appearing like a “Tory lite alternative.”

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Castor, Ailsworth and Upton residents gather at the proposed development site 200 meteres from Castor Hanglands EMN-170215-161941009

Potential lifeline for campaigners over controversial 2,500 homes plan near Castor and Ailsworth

Campaigners demanding the end to proposals for 2,500 homes in countryside north of Castor and Ailsworth may have been given a lifeline after Peterborough City Council called for the plan to be deferred.

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Council set to lend £15 million for Fletton Quays hotel on Peterborough’s South Bank

Peterborough City Council is set to lend £15 million to accelerate the financing of a new 160 bed hotel at the landmark Fletton Quays development.

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Cllr Darren Fower

EXCLUSIVE: Leading Peterborough Liberal Democrat councillor joins Labour Party

A leading Liberal Democrat city councillor in Peterborough has quit the party to join Labour.

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Fiona Onasanya

UPDATE: Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya told to rest for a week after being discharged from hospital

The MP for Peterborough was all smiles as was discharged from hospital, but doctors have told her she must rest up for the entirety of this week.

Health
South Holland District Council

Spalding restaurant’s alcohol licence revoked due to it operating as a club

A restaurant in Spalding has had its alcohol licence revoked.

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Service to Commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain at St John's Church, Cathedral Square. Attended by cadets from ATC's 115 and 51 Squadrons. EMN-170917-195102009

Services remember Battle of Britain

Peterborough residents joined RAF Wittering personnel to mark the annual commemoration of the Battle of Britain.

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Fly-tipped rubbish at Bringhurst, Orton Goldhay. ENGEMN00120140602150110

New strategy launched to reduce fly-tipping in Peterborough

A brand new strategy to reduce the huge amount of fly-tipping in Peterborough has been launched.

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Land at Oxney Road covered in rubbish EMN-161231-123643009

Works to prevent fly-tipping at Peterborough hotspot are completed

Works to prevent fly-tipping at a field in Peterborough were completed last week.

Environment
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.”

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LETTER: Call to ban EDL march in Peterborough

LETTER: Call to ban EDL march in Peterborough

The EDL have announced their intention to march in our city on 21st October.

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