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MP announces intention to stand for election as Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Heidi Allen, MP for South Cambridgeshire, has today announced she will be putting her name forward for the Conservative nomination for the election of the Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in May 2017.

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Police name woman killed in four car crash in Cambridgeshire Fens

Police have named a woman who died in a collision on the B1104 in Cambridgeshire yesterday.

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Police and crime news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Public warned not to approach two men after police link up to six Cambridgeshire armed robberies

Cambridgeshire Police are warning the public not to approach two men who are thought to have committed up to six armed robberies in the county.

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Woman dies and man in critical condition after Fenland crash

A woman has died and a man is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Cambridgeshire yesterday.

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Peterborough United FC.

Cambridgeshire Police confirm multiple sexual abuse allegations received dating from 1969-90s as Peterborough United face investigation

Cambridgeshire Police say they have now received multiple historical allegations from the NSPCC of abuse related to football in the county, which include Peterborough United and Cambridge United, which span from 1969 to the 1990s.

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Police reveal every real-life domestic abuse call received in Peterborough and Fenland on single day in effort to raise awareness

Police reveal every real-life domestic abuse call received in Peterborough and Fenland on single day in effort to raise awareness

Cambridgeshire Police are today highlighting the extent of domestic abuse in the county by releasing details of every real life call received on Monday, November 28.

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VIDEO: CCTV footage reveals idiots risking their lives by ignoring red lights at level crossings

Shocking details and video has emerged of near misses at level crossings showing people dicing with death by ignoring the barriers.

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Peterborough United news from the Peterborough Telegraph, peterboroughtoday.co.uk/posh @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Peterborough United and Cambridge United being investigated over numerous historical allegations relating to sexual abuse in football police confirm

Police in Cambridgeshire have confirmed they are investigating Peterborough United and Cambridge United in relation to a number of historical allegations of sexual abuse in football it has been revealed today, Tuesday November 29.

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JAILED: Simon Ball

Cambridgeshire school teacher jailed for 12 years for having sex with four teenage pupils

A former Cambridgeshire boarding school teacher who sexually abused four teenage girls at two schools and had sex with one pupil on his wife’s wedding dress has been jailed for 12 years.

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The giant golden torc uncovered in Cambridgeshire

“Most spectacular” giant golden Bronze Age torc uncovered in Cambridgeshire

A Bronze Age golden torc, one of the largest and most spectacular to be found, has been uncovered in Cambridgeshire.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Peterborough Crown Court.

Former Cambridgeshire teacher guilty of sexual offences against pupils at two schools

A former Cambridgeshire boarding school teacher has been convicted of a number of sexual offences against pupils at two schools.

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The new Specials with Mr Kerlin (front row far left), Mr Ablewhite(front row fourth from left), DCC Baldwin (front row fifth from left) and Mr Balmer (front row far right).

New Special Constables sworn in and ready to tackle Cambridgeshire street crime

Thirteen Special Constables were sworn into Cambridgeshire Constabulary in front of proud family and friends last night, Wednesday November 23.

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Peter Dawe

Entrepreneur who founded first commercial internet provider in Europe to stand as Peterborough and Cambridgeshire mayor

A serial entrepreneur who founded the first commercial internet provider in Europe has thrown his hat in the ring to be the inaugural elected Cambridgeshire mayor.

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Outside the Council chamber at Peterborough Town Hall on Bridge Street. Photo: Paul Franks/Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough and Cambridgeshire to get elected mayor after devolution deal finally agreed

Peterborough will get an elected mayor from May 2017 after seven Cambridgeshire councils voted for a new county-wide combined authority.

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Don't fall for a scam caller SUS-151222-171117001

Scam calls targeting vulnerable Cambridgeshire residents

Huntingdonshire residents are being urged to be vigilant to a scam in which fraudsters claim the victim has received a PPI pay-out.

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Health news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Millions wasted seeing GPs

Health chiefs in Cambridgeshire spent £1.5 million in 2015/16 on prescribing pain relief medication for patients who could have bought painkillers over the counter.

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Health news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Wise up for winter with campaign

Ambulance life and keeping well is the focus of a new campaign to help the public this winter.

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Health news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Warning over antibiotics

Local health chiefs are urging patients to use antibiotics only when absolutely necessary, and not for mild infections like sore throats, colds and coughs.

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Outside the Council chamber at Peterborough Town Hall on Bridge Street. Photo: Paul Franks/Peterborough Telegraph

UPDATE: Peterborough City Council votes for ‘once in a generation’ devolution deal with Cambridgeshire and new elected mayor

Peterborough City Council has voted for a devolution deal with authorities in Cambridgeshire which would include an elected mayor for the first time.

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