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Life on the ‘Holme Front’ - travel back to the 1940s this weekend

Celebrating its ninth year, ‘Life on the Holme Front’ is a hugely popular historical event for all the family, taking place within Holme village and at Holmewood Hall.

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Life in the 1940s is recreated at Holme

The sights and sounds of the 1940s will be recreated this weekend in the village of Holme.

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Anne Frank exhibition

The Anne Frank Trust UK will return to Peterborough at St John the Baptist Church in Cathedral Square with its flagship exhibition Take a Stand.

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Thousands of Peterborough street lights to be upgraded

Thousands of Peterborough street lights to be upgraded

Peterborough City Council is upgrading 17,000 street lights to energy-efficient LEDs from October.

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Brazen Peterborough burglar jailed after being caught on CCTV

A man who burgled a home in Peterborough has been jailed for four years.

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Peterborough City Council leaders: Shape up or go

Many MPs would back their local council however useless and inefficient it was. Sorry - my loyalty it to my constituents: hardworking, decent and increasingly irritated taxpayers.

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Julie Mayhew

Casting call for new film to be shot in Peterborough

A casting call for a new film which will be shot in Peterborough will be held in the city centre next weekend.

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Long queues on Bourges Boulevard

Roadworks causing major delays in Peterborough City Centre

There are major delays to traffic throughout Peterborough City Centre today due to roadworks.

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Gold medal performance from Peterborough’s Oakham Ales

Peterborough’s Oakham Ales took a Gold and a bronze medal at the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) East Regional Independent Beer Competition.

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New NHS programme to help Peterborough residents at risk of Type 2 diabetes

Patients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will benefit from a new programme which aims to prevent people from developing Type 2 diabetes.

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Amazon to create 2,000 jobs for Christmas in Peterborough

Online retail giant Amazon is creating more than 2,000 jobs in Peterborough to cope with a surge in demand for Christmas deliveries.

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Top Peterborough City Council executive to job share with second authority

A top executive at Peterborough City Council who earns a six-figure salary will job share with a second authority.

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arts and crafts workshops will be on offer at Fun Palaces. Photo: Hannah Saunders.

Get crafty at Fun Palaces this weekend

Get ready for some fun this weekend as a worldwide arts celebration comes to Peterborough’s Central Library

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Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough hospital trusts agree resolution to merge

The Trusts running Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals have each agreed a resolution to merge the two organisations in order to sustain acute services for patients in Huntingdonshire, Greater Peterborough and South Lincolnshire.

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Martin 'Wolfie' Adams

Darts star Wolfie is fighting cancer

Darts legend Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams has revealed he’s battling cancer.

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Peterborough burglar jailed for two and a half years

A Peterborough burglar who took cars from a home - before returning them to the home after stealing a laptop from the vehicle - has been locked up for two and a half years.

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Woman hospitalised after having chemical squirted in her face in Peterborough

A teenager has been arrested after a woman had a form of irritant chemical squirted in her face in Peterborough.

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Martin Mills (right) and his staff at Weldon's Fisheries at Eye -  winner of the  PT Chip Shop of the Year comp EMN-160921-151530009

Weldons thrilled to win PT Chippy award

It’s finally here, the votes are in and we can announce the winner of the Peterborough Telegraph’s Chippy Of The Year 2016.

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The Amey van with its parking ticket this morning - Photo: Andy Shortland

Traffic warden gives parking fine to illegally parked Peterborough City Council minibus

Never let it be said that Peterborough City Council’s traffic wardens are not thorough - they make no exceptions, even for their own council vehicles as this photo shows.

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The Magpas Air Ambulance landed in Peterborough to treat a 10-year-old boy. Photo: Crystal Brook

Shock, prayers and tributes as boy, 10, dies after heart tragedy

Prayers have been said at a city mosque for a young school boy who died after suffering a cardiac arrest in a Peterborough street.

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