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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Dash cam footage of young boy being hit by van gives stark warning at end of police speed campaign

As a month long Think! Speed police campaign ends today new dash cam footage has been released showing the importance of the “twenty’s plenty” message often given for driving in residential streets.

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Pedestrian injured after collision with car in Yaxley this afternoon

A crash involving a female pedestrian and a car partially blocked Main Street in Yaxley this afternoon.

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Burghley Horse Trials start tomorrow. Photo by Trevor Meeks.

Motorists warned to expect delays as Burghley Horse Trials starts tomorrow

Road users can expect delays and are being urged to plan their journey ahead of the Burghley Horse Trials, which is due to start tomorrow (Thursday).

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Virgin trains travelling on the East Coast Main Line. Photo: Simon Williams EMN-160802-154207001

UPDATE: Delays on trains between Peterborough and Grantham continue for second day

All trains between Peterborough and Grantham were delayed by up to two hours yesterday afternoon, Tuesday August 30.

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The scene where a 93-year-old was hit by a bus in Winfrey Avenue, Spalding, and subsequently died in hospital of his injuries a week later.

UPDATE WEDNESDAY 11.30AM: No arrests or charges ‘at this stage’ after fatal bus collision in Spalding

No arrest or charges have been brought in relation to the death of an elderly man who was hit by a bus in Spalding, police have confirmed today.

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Teenage girl killed in crash on Cambridgeshire country road

A 17-year-old girl has died following a collision on the B645 in Cambridgeshire on Sunday (August 28).

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Police appeal after man arrested following crash in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision between two cars on the A141 Isle of Ely Way at Wimblington.

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Lorry driver urged to come forward over Welney crash

Police have appealed for a lorry driver to come forward in connection with a crash yesterday afternoon.

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UPDATE THURSDAY 2.25PM: Frantic efforts to save man who died in Crowland river crash

Two bystanders tried to save the life of a man after his car went into a river in Crowland last night, it has emerged today.

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Peterborough Railway Station. Photo: Paul Franks

New contract for East Anglian rail franchise - with increased service for Peterborough

There will be more train journeys between Peterborough and Ipswich as Abellio has been confirmed by the Department for Transport as the operator of the new East Anglian rail franchise

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CCTV footage of Mr Corbyn released by Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains say there were plenty of seats on train through Peterborough and Grantham which saw Jeremy Corbyn sit on the floor

Virgin Trains has said there were empty seats on the train which Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn travelled on by sitting on the floor and said was ‘ram-packed.’

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A1M near Peterborough

New plans to extended A1M to create continuous motorway from Peterborough to London

A new study has set out plans for the A1M to be extended creating a continuos motorway between Peterborough and London.

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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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Crashed car in Sawtry this morning

Roundabout damaged after man loses control of car

A man suffered minor injuries this morning after he lost control of his car and careered across a roundabout in Sawtry.

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Queuing traffic - stock photo

Two accidents cause delays on the A1 northbound near Colsterworth - traffic queueing back to Stamford

Two accidents caused delays on the A1 as drivers look to make their way home on Wednesday, August 17.

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Virgin marked train passing through  Peterborough Train Station EMN-150103-190007009

Strike action on East Coast Mainline called off by RMT

There is good news for commuters as the planned strike action announced by the trade union RMT has been suspended.

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Police accident

Children in critical condition in hospital after serious crash in Cambridgeshire - road closed

Two children are in a critical condition after a serious collision which has closed a road in Cambridgeshire this afternoon, Tuesday August 16.

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VIDEO: Dash-cam footage shows the moment Porsche driver faces head-on collision while trying dangerous overtake

New dash-cam footage has been released to show the dangers of trying to overtake on rural roads.

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Woman cut free from car after crash in Peterborough

A woman had to be cut free from her car after a crash in Peterborough.

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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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