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Former leader Marco Cereste attempts to retain seat in Peterborough City Council elections

Former Peterborough City Council leader Marco Cereste will attempt to retain his seat in next year’s local elections.

Politics
William de Yaxley Church of England Academy

Improvements at Yaxley school, but standards not yet good enough says Ofsted

A school previously labelled inadequate has made improvements according to Ofsted, but inspectors have said standards are still not good enough.

Education

VIDEO: Man jailed for stabbing Peterborough shopkeeper outside store in ‘feral’ and abhorrent’ attack

A man who stabbed a shop worker in the chest following a late night argument has been locked up for six years.

Crime
Barry Fry and Jack Baldwin with staff at the new Costa in Hampton. Photo: Joe Dent

Posh opening for Peterborough’s new drive-thru coffee shop

Peterborough’s latest coffee shop was officially opening by some of the city’s football stars yesterday, Wednesday November 22.

Business
Jeffrey Reeve. Pic: Terry Harris

Peterborough landlord illegally evicted tenant

A Peterborough landlord has pleaded guilty to illegally evicting his tenant after he changed the locks to his property.

Crime

Inquest review hearing held into death of zookeeper Rosa King who was mauled to death by a tiger at Hamerton Park Zoo

A jury will decide how a female zookeeper came to be mauled to death by a tiger at an inquest next year, a coroner said today.

News
Austin Gold

What’s on in Peterborough’s pubs, clubs and bars

A charity Winter Beer Festival with two nights of live music kicks off the weekend early at The Ploughman in Werrington tonight.

Whats on
A47 shut between Guyhirn and Wisbech after crash

A47 shut between Guyhirn and Wisbech after crash

A serious crash closed the A47 in the Fens this morning (Thursday).

News
Puzzles? in Peterborough has teamed up with Deliveroo as the company offers to bring food to pubs and bars without kitchens

Peterborough bar takes part in groundbreaking national pilot scheme with Deliveroo

A Peterborough bar is one of the first in the country to team up with Deliveroo, which will begin delivering to drinking establishments without kitchens.
Business
Brad Barnes has lunch at La Bucatarie in New Road, Peterborough

A Romanian restuarant you can Count on

Having only a limited knowledge of Romanian cuisine (based on a couple of visits to La Bucatarie over the summer) I stuck with what I knew - the set lunch menu - when I was tempted back on Friday.

Eating Out
Crown court latest

Peterborough woman tried to convince six people to commit suicide before entering into tragic pact with postman, jury hears

A Peterborough woman who encouraged a man she met online to take his own life, had tried to do so with six other people previously, a court has heard.

Crime
Crown Court news

Peterborough woman persuaded postman to take his own life before leaving him to die alone, court told

A postman took his own life after entering a suicide pact with a woman he met online, who left him to die alone, a court heard.
Crime
Thomas Fletcher and Thomas Northam were killed on their way home

Man in court charged with causing deaths of two Yaxley 'best friends'

A man is appearing at Cambridge Crown Court on Friday charged in connection with the death of two men following a collision on the B1091 in Yaxley.
Transport
A G collective night at The Solstice

Funk Inferno - a great night of music to help the homeless

The G Collective are back with Gables: Funk Inferno - another charity gig at The Solstice on friday.

Whats on
Idolising Nova, playing at the lights switch-on in Peterborough on Saturday.
Photo: Paul England.

Idolising Nova looking forward to a hometown sell-out gig

Leading Peterborough band Idolising Nova wowed a growing crowd at the big Christmas lights switch-on event in Peterborough city centre on Saturday - and have unveiled a third probably sell-out hometown show at The Met Lounge in the new year.

Whats on
Ricky Miller arrives at court today

LIVE COVERAGE: Peterborough United Star in court on multiple charges

Peterborough United striker Ricky Miller has arrived at Peterborough Magistrates' Court this morning to faces a number of charges.
Crime
The abnormal load being escorted by police to Peterborough today. @roadpolicebch

Motorists warned about abnormal load traveling to Peterborough today

Motorists are being warned to expect delays as police escort an abnormal load from Sutton Bridge to Peterborough today.
Crime 2
Ricky Miller arrives in court this morning.

Ricky Miller arrives at court to face charge of assault on a police officer and threatening behaviour

Peterborough United striker Ricky Miller has arrived at Peterborough Magistrates' Court this morning to faces a number of charges.
Crime
One of Ad Hocs Peterborough properties, a former Cathedral Deanery for the Peterborough Diocese

Helping to ease Peterborough’s housing crisis through alternative living solutions

Given the Government’s latest promise to address the housing crisis with billions of pounds worth of new build investments, the shortage of quality living accommodation is right back in the spotlight.

Politics 1
The scene of the crash last night. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Witnesses sought to serious two vehicle crash

A serious two vehicle collision blocked the A141 near March last night.
Transport
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