Five-figure settlement for Peterborough school boy from Thomas Cook after hotel photographer broke his leg

A six-year-old boy who fractured his leg after a hotel photographer fell on top of him has received a five-figure settlement from tour operator Thomas Cook.

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Peterborough police officer has assault conviction quashed

A Peterborough police officer has been acquitted on two counts of common assault.


UPDATED: Several flee scene as car overturns in residential street

Police are investigating after the occupants of this car fled the scene on the crash at the weekend.

Six Points and £200 - tough news penalty for mobile phone use behind the wheel

Six Points and £200 - tough news penalty for mobile phone use behind the wheel

Motorists who use a mobile phone whilst driving are being told to “Put it Away” as a part of a week-long campaign starting today, Monday January 23.

BREAKING: Person hit by train - 90 minute delays between Peterborough and King’s Cross

BREAKING: Person hit by train - 90 minute delays between Peterborough and King’s Cross

A person has been hit by a train this morning, Monday January 23, causing delays to services between Peterborough and London King’s Cross.


Teenage boy injured in bike robbery

A young boy was injured when two men assaulted him and stole his off-road bike yesterday.

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Peterborough house price growth outstripping national average

House price growth in Britain’s new towns, like Peterborough, has outperformed the national average over the past decade, a report has found.

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Health chiefs reassure patients over GP services

Patients at two Peterborough GP services are being reassured after their struggles were laid bare in reports by the independent watchdog.

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Award wins for carers

There was success for the Cross Keys Homes care service, Cross Keys Care, at the Great British Care Awards, Eastern Region, with wins in two categories.

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

£200,000 for Cross Keys

Peterborough’s biggest landlord has won two funding competitions worth £200,000 to help benefit those in the city who are suffering financial pressures or are at risk of social exclusion.

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City couples inspire new choral work

The world premier of a new work for choir and organ will take place at Peterborough Cathedral in February.

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Winnie the Pooh weekend

Parents and children were all smiles at the Winnie the Pooh weekend at Sacrewell to mark the birthday of the bear’s creator A.A. Milne.

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Homeless deal was given ‘the hurry up’

The controversial decision to move homeless people into the St Michael’s Gate estate where the residents are being evicted was rushed through after Peterborough City Council warned that the deal could collapse.

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‘I was never content’ - councillor refutes St Michael’s Gate email

A councillor who represents St Michael’s Gate residents has criticised an email sent by a Peterborough City Council officer over the saga.

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Peterborough Youth Music Showcase

Showcase for youth returns

Are you a budding Adele, Ed Sheerhan or Sam Smith? Or does your band or group want to be the next Coldplay or Little Mix?

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Keeping daters safe

A campaign to keep people safe while dating is being launched across Cambridgeshire on February 6 to coincide with National Sexual Violence Awareness Week.

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900 and counting for super Posh fan Mick

If only footballers showed as much commitment as Mick Robinson, the Peterborough United super-fan who has not missed a single league game for nearly two decades.

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Spoof show set to tickle city

Following on from hit spoof shows The Haunted Commode and The Mystery of St Finnigan’s Elbow, the team at Eastern Angles return to Peterborough with their newest show - Stoat Hall.

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Peter’s 43 years with city choir

The city’s award-winning male voice choir has said goodbye to one of its longest standing and most influential members, who has finally put away his music after 43 years.


VIDEO: Investigations continue into cause of bungalow explosion which killed one in Eye

Fire crews are still working to establish the cause of an explosion which killed one person in a bungalow in Eye last night.

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