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Christian school praised

A Peterborough primary school has been given an ‘outstanding’ rating in a Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) report.

Education
Start of work on Fletton Quays. Councillors Peter Hiller and John Holdich EMN-170102-175621009

More homes proposed at site

An additional 78 apartments could be built at Fletton Quays as part of the huge regeneration of the derelict site.

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Castor, Ailsworth and Upton residents gather at the proposed development site 200meteres from Castor Hanglands EMN-170215-161941009

Council leader dubs home plan ‘vandalism’

Building 2,500 homes in Peterborough countryside would be “environmental vandalism” according to the leader of the city council.

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LETTER: Tribute to work of Peterborough councillor

LETTER: Tribute to work of Peterborough councillor

David Thorpe, who passed away recently, will be remembered by his friends with great affection.

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Maggie Cantwell's funeral at Peterborough Cathedral EMN-170302-193702009

LETTER: Ideas for honour to Peterborough couple

It was a privilege to attend a packed cathedral recently to pay tribute to Maggie Cantwell and although it was a very sad occasion, the eulogies about her were life-affirming and inspirational.

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Residents   of St Michael's Gate gather from a protest against eviction. Pictured (left) is Jelana Stevic with petition EMN-161113-172443009

Council takes action over damp and mould at St Michael’s Gate

The housing company which is evicting residents from St Michael’s Gate so homeless families can move in was handed an enforcement notice due to complaints about damp and mould.

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Damage at Fletton Recreation Ground. Photo: Joanna Bacon

Police send out covert patrols to catch vandals targeting Peterborough beauty spots

Police have sent out covert patrols to catch the vandals targeting Peterborough's beauty spots.
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Deborah Slater, Sue Page, jennifer Hardy and Finlay Coulson (front) with the rest of the  Defibrillators for All team raising cash for a further machine for Whittlesey at a christmas fair at Manor Leisure Centre. EMN-140612-185304009

£10,000 needed to screen town’s young adults

A two-day screening will aim to catch undetected heart conditions in 200 young adults in Whittlesey - but there is a £10,000 snag.

Whittlesey
The pupils at the hospital

Pupils tastle life at hospital

Pupils from Jack Hunt School spent a day shadowing staff at Peterborough City Hospital for work experience.

Health
More than 1,500 properties were let without power in Weston Favell.

LETTER: Green flaws in Peterborough Local Plan

Sustainable growth can enhance the quality of natural habitats and populations of wild species, and provide green spaces that local people enjoy.

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School’s fundraising effort for Anna’s Hope charity is rewarded

Castor Church of England Primary School was rewarded for pupils’ efforts in the Anna’s Hope Schools Challenge at the Anna’s Hope 5k Fun Run in the 2016 Perkins Great Eastern Run.

Cambridgeshire
Peterborough City Hospital exterior ENGEMN00120130506132609

Receive update on hospitals merger

Three events are being staged to update residents on the merger between Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust and Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The merger begins officially in April.

Cambridgeshire
Samantha winning her Pride in Peterborough awards in 2013 for Overall Achiever and Young Achiever

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Sam really was a true inspiration to us all

Samantha Walker was an inspirational character and someone who had become well known to us here at the PT.

Cambridgeshire
RSPCA inspectors said members of the public made the discovery in a field in Crowland, near Peterborough, on Friday.  Photo credit: RSPCA/PA POLICE_Chicks_123304.JPG

RSPCA find 1,000 newly-hatched chicks dumped in field near Peterborough and left to die

Around 1,000 day-old chicks have been abandoned in a field near Peterborough.

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Council computers hit by email virus

An email virus contaminated some Peterborough City Council computers and prevented staff from using them.

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Kevin Price

Labour pledges social housing

Social housing in Peterborough is a priority for Labour’s new mayoral candidate.

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Tesco donation to children’s ward at city hospital

The Peterborough Tesco Convenience stores pulled together to make a donation of toys worth almost £1000 
to the Amazon ward of 
Peterborough City Hospital .

Cambridgeshire

Hometown gig for rockers, plus award winning folk duo

Peterborough alt rockers The Endeavour play their first hometown show for over nine months on Saturday when they take to the stage at The Met.

Whats on
The takeover day

Pupils take over for the day

Students at Jack Hunt School spent the day shadowing staff at Peterborough City Hospital as part of their work experience, during Take Over Day.

Cambridgeshire
The scene of a collision

LETTER: Underpass would improve crossing safety and stop accidents

Reference Editor’s Comment and correspondence in last week’s Telegraph concerning the potential for accidents at this crossing owing to pedestrians and cyclists not abiding by the traffic lights.

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