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Peterborough college student who cannot afford asthma inhalers calls on government to make them free

A student at Peterborough Regional College with asthma says she “cannot afford the prescription to be able to breathe” after calling on the Government to make inhalers free.

Health
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.

Politics

VIDEO: ‘I’ve got a gun’ - Weapon threat made during robbery at Peterborough petrol station

A robber threatened a petrol station shop worker by saying he had a gun before making off with cash.

Crime

PICTURE & VIDEO SPECIAL: 1,000 join Peterborough walk to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

Clouds lifted for the sun to shine on more than 1,000 people gathered to unite against dementia at the Memory Walk, which was held at Ferry Meadows on Sunday, and aims to raise £120,000 for Alzheimer’s Society.

News
Police accident EMN-171109-171915001

Witnesses sought to serious collision on A14 at Huntingdon

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the A14 at Huntingdon this morning (Tuesday September 19).

Transport
Back Row, L-R: Pooh-Bah (Simon Blenkin), The Mikado (Tony Smith), Pish-Tush (Philip Dawson), Peep-Bo (Cat Johnson)
Front Row, L-R: Pitti-Sing (Mel Ewles), Yum-Yum (Sue Goldspink), Nanki-Poo (Mike Hammond), Ko-Ko (John Torr), Katisha (Julie Bjerregaard)

Players return with The Mikado

Peterborough G&S Players celebrate their 94th year with two semi-staged performances of The Mikado at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday (September 23rd) at The Key Theatre.

Cambridgeshire
Police raid a home at  Oakroyd Cresent, Wisbech where they found a cannabis factory. EMN-170915-140506009

Man arrested in connection with £250,000 cannabis factory in Wisbech released under investigation

A man arrested in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Wisbech has been released under investigation by police.

Crime
Long delays on A47 in Peterborough after lorry and van collide

Long delays on A47 in Peterborough after lorry and van collide

Motorists face delays on the A47 at Wansford this morning after a lorry and a van collided.

Transport
Sylvia Drake on stage with The Revellers

Still revelling in it after 70 years

Get down to the Broadway Suite at the newly opened Broadway Theatre on September 30 and join in the celebrations at the Peterborough Revellers Musical and Dramatic Society’s 70th Anniversary Ball.

Whats on

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.

Politics
Graham Gouldman

10cc founder in Peterborough.... with a good song played accoustically

Through a remarkable career that started in his teens when he wrote hits for some of the country’s best known bands of the day, 10cc founding member Graham Gouldman still maintains that “a good song can always be performed acoustically”.

Whats on
Assistant Chief Constable Nav Malik with Chief Constable Alec Wood

Public gross misconduct hearing for Assistant Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire police

A public misconduct hearing against a senior police officer will take place next week.

Crime
Mayor of Peterborough Coun. John Fox and Mayoress Judy Fox with volunteers including staff from RAF Wittering starting work to improve the car park outside the hydrotherapy pool at Dogsthorpe. EMN-170915-140303009

Volunteers skip to it as they dig up hydrotherapy pool car park

A three-day ‘Ground Force’ event to dig up the car park at St George’s Hydrotherapy Pool proved so popular that the volunteers ran out of skips a day early.

News
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.

Politics
The stolen necklace

Distinctive necklace stolen from Peterborough home

A distinctive necklace was stolen from a home in Southfields Avenue, Stanground, overnight on Friday, September 8 and Saturday, September 9.

Crime
‘Is anyone going to do anything about this?’ Concern over increase in Peterborough bike thefts

‘Is anyone going to do anything about this?’ Concern over increase in Peterborough bike thefts

Police are asking cyclists to be vigilant after an increase of bike thefts in Peterborough.

Crime
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
Police news

Police appeal after Castor homes targeted by burglars with jewellery stolen

Burglars targeted two homes in Castor last week and made off with jewellery.

Crime
Police raid a home at  Oakroyd Cresent, Wisbech where they found a cannabis factory. EMN-170915-140506009

Arrest made over Wisbech cannabis factory worth £250,000

A man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Wisbech.

Crime
Police news

Warning about ‘dangerous prank’ which is putting motorists lives at risk on Peterborough parkway

Police are urging motorists to be vigilant after paint was thrown from a parkway bridge in Peterborough onto cars below.

Crime
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