UPDATE: Multiple CCTV images released after gang of up to 30 men chase, assault and hospitalise teenage boys in Yaxley

CCTV has been released of a number of men police want to speak to after four teenagers were approached, followed and seriously assaulted by a gang of up to 30 men in Yaxley.

Michael Alexander (left) and Dr Christian DeFeo

Candidates announced for second Peterborough City Council by-election

Two candidates have been announced for a Peterborough City Council by-election.

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Dino-gate at Queensgate

Dinosaurs come to Peterborough

Dexter the dinosaur, Woofstock, outdoor theatre and a festival feature in our round-up of things to do this week (July 27).

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Long delays on A1 southbound at Peterborough following two vehicle crash

A two vehicle collision is blocking one lane of the A1 southbound at Peterborough, causing long delays.

Security and council staff inside the Town Hall

Peterborough City Council spends £1,500 on private security for meeting due to protests

A private security firm was paid £1,500 by Peterborough City Council to help keep the peace at last night’s full council meeting.

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LETTER: Action needed to clean Peterborough’s streets

We hear much of keeping the city centre free of litter but can something please be done about the litter along Lincoln Road between the town centre and St Mark’s church on both sides of the road?

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Peterborough UKIP MEP steps down as party spokesman due to ‘Thatcherite economic policy’

UKIP MEP Patrick O’Flynn has stepped down from his role as a party spokesman because its economic policy is heading in a ‘Thatcherite direction’.


Five ways to get a great lunch for £5

If you are sick of your sandwich or want to get rid of your roll at lunchtime, there are plenty of exciting alternatives for less than a fiver... which is about what you would spend on a boring old supermarket meal deal.

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LETTER: Essential to build the bridge to Peterborough’s Fletton Quays

The tremendous news that the Arts Council has awarded Peterborough City Council £490,000 to help transform Whitworth Mill on Fletton Quays merely reinforces the need for a pedestrian/cycle bridge to be built spanning the areas between this exciting new development and the Key Theatre embankment.

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Police news

Police use force 580 times in Peterborough over three month period

Police used force 580 times in Peterborough over a three month period, according to newly released figures.

Graham Bull

New council leader confirmed

A new executive leader on Huntingdonshire District Council has been confirmed.

Prince William set for his last shift with the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Ben Bull Photography. ANL-150715-152641001

Prince William to begin final East of England Air Ambulance shift before full-time Royal duty

The Duke of Cambridge will begin his last shift as an East of England Air Ambulance pilot later before moving on to life as a full-time member of the royal family.

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UPDATE: Wisbech man charged after crash kills man and seriously injures seven-year-old girl

A 50-year-old man from Wisbech has been charged following a crash which killed a man and seriously injured a seven-year-old girl.

The Freemans story

The Freemans story - it’s The Peterborough equivalent of Made in Dagenham

Since 2008 Eastern Angles Theatre Company has made a name for itself by producing quirky and entertaining plays about the history of Peterborough, and involving local people in the creation of their shows. Their next project ‘Delivered by Freemans’ is no exception.

Vote now for Peterborough groups to win £1,000 Mick George Skip of Gold

Vote now for Peterborough groups to win £1,000 Mick George Skip of Gold

The race is on to find the winner of the Skip Of Gold competition.

Mayor James Palmer

Mayor defends £1 million for new staff at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Salaries totalling nearly £1 million are to be handed out to new staff at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority - the public body headed by the county’s metro mayor.

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Teenage boy injured in unprovoked attack after violent incident involving gang of 30 men in Yaxley

A teenage boy was assaulted after he and his friends were approached and followed by a gang of 30 men.

Flashback Photograph

No flash in the pan as band heads for top UK festival

Peterborough-based Flashback Photograph are set to play Camp Bestival and Bestival this weekend.

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CCTV appeal after autistic teen assaulted in Peterborough store

Police are appealing for help to trace a man after an autistic teenager was assaulted in a Peterborough store.

Smugglers Festival

Smugglers return to the city

After the success of last year’s event the Smugglers Festival will be returning to The Green Backyard on Saturday (29th). The programme for the day, starting at 12noon, will include a mixture of local and international folk and world music bands, craft workshops, talks and discussions hosted by the “Land for What” collective, yummy food and a real ale bar.

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