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Two giants of steam run together for first time on Nene Valley Railway this weekend

As part of the Nene Valley Railway’s year-long 40th anniversary celebrations; this weekend will see two legendary steam locomotives together for the first time.

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VIDEO: Musical theatre flashmob thrills Peterborough train station commuters

Visitors to Peterborough Train Station were treated to more of a song and dance routine than normal on Saturday - but nobody was complaining.

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Peterborough City Council sells off properties for £250,000 to helps fund services

Money raised through the sale of two council-owned properties will be used to protect services for residents.

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Dave Thorpe funeral at the Crematorium EMN-170218-170820009

Politician, journalist and businessman David Thorpe was laid to rest last Friday, with mourners paying their respects to a well-respected “gentleman.”

Mourners in Peterborough paid their final respects to David Thorpe, a popular figure in the world of politics, business and journalism.

Politics
The Trump protest in Cathedral Square

Few attend start of anti-Trump demonstration in Peterborough’s Cathedral Square

Only a few people were in Cathedral Square this afternoon (Monday, February 20) for the start of an anti-Donald Trump demonstration.

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VIDEO: ‘I do not want to be tolerated, I want to be appreciated’. Peterborough migrant contribution celebrated

Migrants living in Peterborough were toasted at a community event as they highlighted the positive contribution they bring to society.

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The scene of the arson at Millennium Green. Photo: David Harman.

Arsonists destroy car and ruin part of Peterborough park

Arsonists have destroyed a car in one of Peterborough’s parks.

Crime
NOSTALGIA: Can you spot the Peterborough landmarks?

NOSTALGIA: Can you spot the Peterborough landmarks?

Today’s picture is a fantastic aerial of the city centre taken sometime before work began on Queensgate shopping centre in 1978.

Nostalgia
The SOCO van in Hammonds Drive

Police warn about car thefts in Peterborough with extra patrols in place

Police are warning about the current level of car thefts in a Peterborough ward.

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Firearms officers recover weapon from Peterborough street

Police firearms officers were called to a residential street in Peterborough yesterday after a man found what he suspected was a gun.

Crime
Fire crews tackling the flames

40 staff evacuated after fire at Serpentine Green Shopping Centre

Staff had to be evacuated from Serpentine Green Shopping Centre after a serious fire in the complex.

News
Ward manager Mandy Gray and Dr Lynn Tyers receive the donation from Sally Hefferon, with Debs husband Chris and her children Krystal and Scott.

Peterborough cancer ward’s boost in memory of former Eye patient

The family of an Eye woman who sadly passed away in December have ensured she will leave a legacy for patients in the cancer ward at Peterborough City Hospital.

Health
Traffic and travel news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news

New Bishop’s Road works to see extra lanes and crossings

New works in Bishop’s Road will see extra lanes put in and new crossings for pedestrians.

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Donald Trump

Stand up to Trump event planned for Peterborough’s Cathedral Square

A ‘Peterborough Stand up to Trump’ event is expected to take place in Cathedral Square tonight (Monday, February 20).

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St John's church

Celebrate migrant contribution at free Peterborough event today

Peterborough residents, of all backgrounds and nationalities, are invited to a drop-in event celebrating the contribution of migrants to the UK, as part of a nationwide event.

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Pupils in the Brilliant Club

Pupils ‘graduate’ from Cambridge

A dozen talented pupils from Ormiston Meadows Academy have successfully completed the Brilliant Club programme, culminating in a graduation ceremony at Selwyn College, Cambridge.

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Stanground St John's Church School Council members with head teacher  Sally Williams celebrating the school's outstanding report EMN-170902-173613009

Christian school praised

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

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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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