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Man given suspended prison sentence after outraging public decency with a horse

A man has been sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for 18 months, after pleading guilty to outraging public decency.

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Police outside Spar in Yaxley this afternoon - Photo: David Lowndes

Police called to Yaxley after incident outside Farcet school

A large number of police were called to reports of a violent incident near Yaxley’s Spar shop this afternoon, Wednesday March 29.

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Police in Bringhurst this morning.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after armed police raid Peterborough home

Armed police raided a property in Peterborough this morning and arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

Crime
Exterior of the former Sports Lounge at King's Street, Peterborough, to open as XOXO Grill House in April.

XOXO grill house set to beef up the city centre offering

A relaxed and comfortable grill house - specialising in steaks and gourmet burgers - is set to welcome diners in Peterborough city centre next month.

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UPDATE: Car hits central reservation blocking A1 at Peterborough

Police are at the scene of a collision on the A1 at Peterborough this afternoon, Wednesday March 29.

Transport
One of the trial trenches on the A14 scheme

Roman archaeological finds and technical innovations: the first 3 months of the A14 Huntingdon to Cambridge upgrade

The £1.5billion upgrade of the A14 between Huntingdon and Cambridge has seen everything from Roman archaeological finds to technical innovations in its first three months of construction.

Transport
X Factor auditions announced for Peterborough

X Factor auditions announced for Peterborough

X Factor auditions are coming to Peterborough.

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Steven Arnold

Yellow Brick Road leads to Cresset at Easter

Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is! Easter panto is just around the corner and The Wizard of Oz is heading to Peterborough for two performances on April 18 .

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Police news.

Cigarettes, spirits and cash stolen from delivery van outside shop

Thieves have stolen a large quantity of cigarettes, spirits and cash from a van parked outside a Premier convenience store

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Homeless woman living in Bridge Street Valerie Collins

Rough sleeper Valerie returns to Peterborough City Centre streets after two months ‘missing’

After two months ‘missing’ a familiar face has returned safe and well to Peterborough City Centre.

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Shop staff held at knifepoint by armed robber

Shop staff held at knifepoint by armed robber

A man threatened staff at a convenience shop at knifepoint before escaping with £600 in cash on Sunday night.

Crime
The fire in Lord's Lane, Wisbech

Fire crews battle to stop flames spreading to bungalow and electricity cables

Firefighters successfully battled to stop a large fire spreading to a nearby bungalow, telephone lines and electrical cables in Wisbech.

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Love me tender: the new �1 coin will be introduced into circulation on Tuesday (Photo: Royal Mint)

Is Peterborough ready for new £1 launched today? Parking and train ticket payment machines still not upgraded

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out across England today in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits, but is Peterborough prepared for the new coin?

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The mural

City’s Brexit views captured by BBC 5 Live

The “eye opening” views of Peterborough residents after the Brexit vote have been captured in a new mural created by BBC Radio 5 live.

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The scene of the shooting in 2015

Man shot dead by Cambridgeshire police had criminal record, coroner tells hearing

An engineer shot dead by police at his marital home had a criminal record, a coroner has said.

Crime
Lucy Harris with mum and dad Karen and Terry has taken an entire year's worth of selfies

VIDEO: Peterborough family’s selfie routine with autistic daughter becomes heartwarming video for World Autism Awareness Week

A Peterborough photographer has created a video of an entire year’s worth of selfies with his autistic daughter as World Autism Awareness Week begins today.

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GV of Bourges Boulevard where proposed right turn with be. EMN-170322-084129009

More traffic lights for Bourges Boulevard

A new right-turn on Bourges Boulevard for motorists to get into the station’s long-stay car park will soon be introduced.

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The overturned car in Chestnut Avenue - Photo: @RoadPoliceBCH

Man in serious condition after car overturns in Peterborough street in suspected drink driving incident

A man, who is suspected of drink driving, suffered serious injuries after crashing his car, which overturned, in a Peterborough street yesterday.

Transport
Manhunt continues after armed police are called to reports of offender with handgun in Peterborough

Manhunt continues after armed police are called to reports of offender with handgun in Peterborough

Police are looking at CCTV as the hunt for a man continues after armed police responded to reports of a person with a handgun in a Peterborough street on Saturday.

Crime
Peterborough Corn Exchange  by St John's Church

NOSTALGIA: A reminder that less can be more - Peterborough Corn Exchange

Of all the changes to Peterborough city centre in the past few years, few have been as welcome as the removal of the Corn Exchange building.

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