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Jail for man who tied up, terrorised and robbed Peterborough mum and young children

A man who tied up a mother and interrogated her young children until they handed over cash and jewellery has been jailed.

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B&M is set to open in Bridge Street, Peterborough, creating 60 jobs

B&M to open in Peterborough’s Bridge Street creating 60 jobs

Discount retailer B&M has announced it is to open in the former Marks & Spencer store in Peterborough’s Bridge Street.

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A scene from the site of the shooting at the Greenfields travellers site in Braybrooke. Pictures by Andrew Carpenter.

Peterborough man arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of 17-year-old boy after shooting

A Peterborough man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a 17-year-old youth.

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Owner’s plea to find missing Peterborough puppy

Have you seen Penny the puppy, who is missing from her home in Peterborough?

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CCTV released of men wanted in connection with Peterborough criminal damage

CCTV released of men wanted in connection with Peterborough criminal damage

Police have released CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to in connection with criminal damage in Peterborough.

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Government proposal will mean 239 fewer teachers in Peterborough by 2019 say NUT

Government proposal will mean 239 fewer teachers in Peterborough by 2019 say NUT

There will be nearly 239 fewer teacher in Peterborough schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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£400,000 grant sees launch of free accessible yoga sessions for people with sight and hearing impairments in Peterborough

£400,000 grant sees launch of free accessible yoga sessions for people with sight and hearing impairments in Peterborough

National disability charity, Sense, has launched free yoga sessions for individuals in Peterborough who have sight and hearing impairments.

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The scene in Park Crescent, Peterborough. Photo: Richard Ferris

Car hits parked coach, blocking Peterborough street

A car has collided with the back of a parked coach blocking Park Crescent in Peterborough this afternoon, Monday January 23.

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UPDATE: Investigations continue into explosion that killed man at Eye bungalow

Investigations into the cause of an explosion at a bungalow in Eye which killed a man continue today.

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Five-figure settlement for Peterborough school boy from Thomas Cook after hotel photographer broke his leg

A six-year-old boy who fractured his leg after a hotel photographer fell on top of him has received a five-figure settlement from tour operator Thomas Cook.

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Fire crews struggle to get through due to ‘inconsiderate parking’

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crews are again asking motorists to think about where they park after firefighters struggled to get down a road.

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Fire crews attended office building and close road in Peterborough City Centre

Fire crews attended office building and close road in Peterborough City Centre

Fire crews have been called to Cross Street in Peterborough City Centre this afternoon, Monday January 23.

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Peterborough police officer has assault conviction quashed

A Peterborough police officer has been acquitted on two counts of common assault.

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UPDATED: Several flee scene as car overturns in residential street

Police are investigating after the occupants of this car fled the scene on the crash at the weekend.

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BREAKING: Person hit by train - 90 minute delays between Peterborough and King’s Cross

BREAKING: Person hit by train - 90 minute delays between Peterborough and King’s Cross

A person has been hit by a train this morning, Monday January 23, causing delays to services between Peterborough and London King’s Cross.

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Teenage boy injured in bike robbery

A young boy was injured when two men assaulted him and stole his off-road bike yesterday.

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Peterborough house price growth outstripping national average

House price growth in Britain’s new towns, like Peterborough, has outperformed the national average over the past decade, a report has found.

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Health chiefs reassure patients over GP services

Patients at two Peterborough GP services are being reassured after their struggles were laid bare in reports by the independent watchdog.

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Award wins for carers

There was success for the Cross Keys Homes care service, Cross Keys Care, at the Great British Care Awards, Eastern Region, with wins in two categories.

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