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Exam results are just the beginning . . .

If you’re one of the hundreds of young people across the city collecting your GCSE results this week then I hope you achieved the grades you wanted.

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Peterborough City Council news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Controversial former Peterborough City Council leader Neville Sanders dies

Characters like Neville Sanders do not exist any more, according to his son, after the former Peterborough City Council leader passed away aged 85.

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Cross Keys Homes Head Office on Shrewsbury Avenue in Peterborough. Photo: Alan Storer

Cross Keys contracts over 500 new homes

Cross Keys Homes contracted over 500 new homes to be built for local residents over the past year, marking the housing association’s busiest growth year to date.

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One of the Bridge Street cyclists spotted in a 10 minute period

Zero tolerance! City council leader demands ALL Bridge Street cyclists be fined as authority gets new powers

Every person caught illegally cycling in Bridge Street will be fined, according to the leader of Peterborough City Council.

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Peterborough residents offered chance to donate to Syrian refugees who will soon be in the city

Donations can be made to Syrian refugees who are expected to begin arriving in Peterborough next month.

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Peterborough City Council news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Last chance to have a say on devolution deal

Today (August 23) is the last chance to give your views on a proposed devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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More burnt out cars found

Three more burnt out cars have been found on private land just a week after the city council had paid to have nine vehicles removed.

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Peterborough City Council news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Mother awarded compensation by council makes new complaint

A mother whose complaints against Peterborough City Council’s handling of her child’s special educational needs resulting in a compensation award of £5,000 were upheld has filed another complaint about the authority.

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

Andy Monk, UKIP: Why ‘Cinderella’ service cannot go on

This week in Westminster I was with UKIP leadership candidate Lisa Duffy as she launched her vison for the NHS and specifically Mental Health services.

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Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich: 2,096 new jobs already in 2016

If you read last week’s Peterborough Telegraph then you may have seen that online retailer Ocado is to open a distribution hub in the city creating up to 230 jobs.

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Kelly Samroo and children with Claire Higgins and Stewart Jackson

New homes joy for families

A £2.4 million development in Gunthorpe has helped 25 families move into new homes.

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Stewart Jackson MP's Westminster Life column in the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson: Why trust is at the heart of community

One of the benefits of Parliament not sitting in August is that it gives Members of Parliament like myself the opportunity to catch up with a wide range of organisations in their constituencies - to learn more about their activities, plans and just what they do on a day to day basis - something we struggle to do for most of the year because of time constraints.

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Spalding & Peterborough Transport Forum chairman George Scott (second left) with representatives from Network Rail, East Midlands Trains, forum members and Spalding town centre manager Dennis Hannant (right) at the town's rail station.
Photo by Tim Wilson.

Hayes to headline transport talks with group in Spalding

New Transport Minister John Hayes and a campaigner for better bus, rail and road services in England and Wales are to meet with Spalding commuters next month.

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Peterborough above national average for A-Level passes but A*-B grade percentage drops

For the second year running Peterborough is above the national average for the number of pupils achieving A-Level passes.

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Peterborough’s largest housing association given powers to fine tenants for anti-social behaviour

Peterborough’s largest housing association can now fine people “blighting” the lives of city residents.

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The Coastguard Rescue Service was called in by Lincolnshire Police to help search for a missing man in Sutton Bridge overnight on Monday.

UPDATE 4.55PM: Eight-hour search for missing man in Sutton Bridge

A search launched by police and coastguard authorities for a man reported missing in Sutton Bridge overnight last for more than eight hours, it has emerged today.

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Peterborough City Council news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Peterborough City Council ‘in top 10 councils’ for its approach to accessible homes

Peterborough City Council has been praised by national campaigners for its approach to providing accessible homes to meet the long-term needs of people in Peterborough.

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A woman recovering from breast cancer claims a neighbour has forced her to leave her Spalding home after 22 years.  Photo by Michael Fysh.

Spalding woman (67) a ‘prisoner in her own home’

A woman recovering from breast cancer claims she is being forced out of her Spalding home by a neighbour’s five-year campaign of intimidation against her.

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Travellers at Thurning Avenue in Stanground

Travellers pitch up by football pitches in Stanground

Travellers have pitched up by football pitches in Stanground.

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Deepings Community Library, High Street, Market Deeping.  Photo by Oliver Wilson.

New deadline for Deepings neighbourhood survey

The deadline to return surveys about the Deepings Neighbourhood Plan has been extended to Friday, September 16.

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