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Peterborough businesses will continue to succeed says Chambers of Commerce chief

Businesses can continue to succeed in Peterborough after Brexit, according to the chief executive of the Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce.

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Jonathan Djanogly MP

“Brexit - the divorce is planned – but not in haste” says Huntingdonshire MP

“Following a decisive result in the UK referendum of 23 June, Brexit is now a reality. Albeit only a reality in principle, with no timetable and no proposed form for either the exit, nor a new relationship with the EU,” Huntingdonshire’s MP Jonathan Djanogly.

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Fenland councillors urged to back devolution after Peterborough says yes

Fenland councillors urged to back devolution after Peterborough says yes

Fenland’s councillors have been urged to sign up to devolution proposals for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Boris Johnson holds a press conference at Brexit HQ in Westminster

Brexit Q&A: What happens next?

The vote to leave the European Union has opened up a period of enormous political uncertainty, raising huge questions on how the UK will move forward in the months and years to come.

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John Holdich at the Town Hall EMN-151130-162627009

UPDATE: Peterborough City Council moves step closer to devolution deal with Cambridgeshire authorities

Peterborough City Council has moved a step closer to a devolution deal with authorities in Cambridgeshire.

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John Hayes MP and Vote Leave campaigners in South Holland celebrate the decisive No vote. Photo by Tulip Radio.

South Holland starts a post-EU‘revolution’

South Holland voters sent shockwaves through the political structures of Europe after voting decisively in favour of leaving the European Union (EU).

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Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson. Photo: Alan Storer

‘It’s got nothing to do with her’ - Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson hits back at JK Rowling tweet and labels second EU referendum threat ‘insulting’

Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson has hit back at Harry Potter author JK Rowling after she made a snide remark against him on Twitter.

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All smiles at the Group Hug event in Cathedral Square

Post EU referendum group hug event helps unite Peterborough residents

More than 100 people received free group hugs in Peterborough’s Cathedral Square on Friday night as the city played host to a unique event to unite residents after a devise EU referendum vote.

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John Holdich at the Town Hall EMN-151130-162627009

After long negotiations, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire could have their own combined authority, but the response so far has been mixed

Peterborough could get the ‘best devolution deal in the country’ according to the city council as it looks at a combined authority with Cambridgeshire.

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Emma McClarkin, Conservative MEP for the East Midlands. EMN-160126-132932001

Business and politics part ways on EU referendum outcome

Clear blue European sea has emerged as business and political leaders in Lincolnshire differ on the consequences of a future outside of the EU.

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Investigation into hateful post EU referendum racism targeted at Polish residents

Police are investigating suspected post-referendum racism after hateful notes were allegedly posted through letterboxes of Polish residents in Cambridgeshire.

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

New homes agreed for Thorney

Up to 91 new homes can be built in Thorney after planning approval was granted.

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Meeting of reflection outside the Town Hall  for Jo Cox MP EMN-160617-171633009

Politicians all have a shared aim

Peterborough City Council Leader cllr John Holdich

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

Planning refusal will cost four figure sum

A decision to refuse planning permission for a House of Multiple Occupation will cost Peterborough City Council a four-figure sum.

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MP Shailesh Vara

Shailesh Vara MP pays tribute to outgoing Prime Minister’s dedication

North West Cambridgeshire MP Shailesh Vara has paid tribute to outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Petition calling for a second EU referendum so popular the website keeps crashing

Petition calling for a second EU referendum so popular the website keeps crashing

A petition calling for a second EU referendum is proving so popular the website keeps crashing.

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Richard Howitt

EU Referendum: “I am proud to be both British and European, I wish more of our fellow citizens had felt that too” says MEP

“Politics are based on the principle of consent and we have to accept that the popular will is for Britain to leave the European Union, MEP for the East of England and Vote Remain campaigner Richard Howitt said this morning.

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Referendum Count at Kingsgate Centre for Peterborough. Stewart Jackson, Wayne Fitzgerald and John Peach  - from the Leave campaign EMN-160623-231435009

Peterborough ward results: How did your neighbourhood vote?

Ward results have shown most neighbourhoods in Peterborough voted to leave the EU in yesterday’s referendum.

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John Hayes said he was "disappointed to hear" of Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation after the UK voted in favour of leaving the EU.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

BREAKING NEWS: Hayes ‘disappointed’ at resignation of Prime Minister Cameron.

Prime Minister David Cameron’s resignation is a direct result of the UK electorate’s decision to leave the EU, according to South Holland and the Deepings MP John Hayes.

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Article 50: What is it and why it is important

Article 50: What is it and why it is important

Now Britain has voted to leave the EU there’s going to be a lot of talk now about “invoking Article 50”.

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