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Long delays in both directions on Nene Parkway in Peterborough after crash

Motorists face long delays on Nene Parkway in Peterborough following a crash this evening, Thursday January 19.

Transport
Road accident

Long delays on A1 and A47 at Peterborough after lorry sheds its load

A serious three vehicle collision on the A1 near Wansford is causing long delays this afternoon, Thursday January 19.

Transport
Staff outside Peterborough's Royal Mail centre during a previous gate meeting. PHOTO: Andy Simmo

Peterborough Royal Mail staff seek to take industrial action over dispute with managers

Royal Mail workers in Peterborough are seeking to take industrial action after two members were allegedly disciplined by managers.

Business
Deborah Campbell arrives at court for sentencing following a psychiatric report., Deborah Campbell was sentenced to 28 months, suspended for 2 years and given a 120 hours unpaid work. 
Picture by Terry Harris. THA

VIDEO: Peterborough carer who didn’t stop husband abusing bed-bound dementia sufferer given suspended sentence

A Peterborough carer who allowed her husband and colleague to physically and verbally abuse a bed-bound woman suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s has been given a suspended sentence.

Crime
Cllr John Holdich, Cabinet member for Education, Skills and University with Nene Park Academy pupils Serena Edgar, 13, Josh Stevenson, 12, with (back l-r),  Principal Steve Howard, Mark Woods, following a good  OFSTED report ENGEMN00120131012165859

Peterborough education chiefs pleased with city schools’ progress as GCSE tables are released

New methods of assessing students in progress and attainment in secondary schools have produced some positive results for Peterborough, according to the city council.

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Principal at Thomas Deacon Academy  Julie Taylor with Scott Hudson, Principal of Voyager Academy at TDA EMN-170901-162614009

Voyager Academy disappointed with results but excited about future improvement

The head of Peterborough’s struggling Voyager Academy has said that while he is disappointed with results, following the Government’s release of GCSE tables today, he is looking forward to much improvement in the future.

Education
Julie Howell

Peterborough Green Party co-leader to stand in mayoral election

A Peterborough parish councillor will stand for the Green Party in May’s election to choose Cambridgeshire’s first elected mayor.

Cambridgeshire
Lane closures as city centre roadworks continue, but with no completion date are they neverending?

Lane closures as city centre roadworks continue, but with no completion date are they neverending?

Work is progressing on Peterborough City Council’s revamp of Lower Bridge Street with one lane over Town Bridge shut during the day.

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The police scene in Bridge Street

UPDATE: Five arrested after knife attack in Peterborough city centre released on bail

Five men arrested after a knife attack and violent disorder in Peterborough City Centre on Tuesday have been released on bail.

Crime
Knife attack scenes in Wentworth street. Police scene of crimes vehicle there. EMN-170117-172906009

UPDATE: Six now under arrest following knife attack in Peterborough City Centre

Six men have now been arrested after a knife attack involving two gangs of young men in Peterborough City Centre yesterday.

Crime
The advert for Naturist Cleaners. Photo: Facebook

Naked female & male cleaners wanted in Peterborough to clean houses for £45 an hour

Naked female and male cleaners are being sought to clean houses in Peterborough and across Cambridgeshire for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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Drop in Peterborough residents claiming out-of-work benefits

The latest jobs figures show a reduction in the number of people in Peterborough claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit.

Cambridgeshire
Inside Turtle Bay's Crawley restaurant.

Caribbean restaurant chain ‘opening in Peterborough soon’

Turtle Bay, the Caribbean-themed restaurant chain, looks set to open in Peterborough.

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Travellers parked at Peterborough Crown Court

Travellers to be moved on from city centre car park

Peterborough City Council are taking action to move travellers on from a car park in the city centre.

Crime
Knife attack scenes in Wentworth street. Police scene of crimes vehicle there. EMN-170117-180546009

UPDATE: Peterborough city centre knife attack an ‘isolated incident’ between two gangs of people

Three young men remain in police custody this morning after three people were injured in a knife attack in Peterborough city centre yesterday.

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Police in Cowgate

Peterborough streets are “as safe as ever” says lead detective following isolated knife attack

Peterborough’s streets are “as safe as ever” and people should feel safe out and about in the city.

Crime
Thomas Cook

Peterborough’s Thomas Cook lays on extra flights to get thousands of Britons home from popular holiday destination amid safety fears

Thousands of UK holidaymakers are set to be flown home from The Gambia due to growing political unrest.

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Knife attack scenes in Wentworth street. Police scene of crimes vehicle there. EMN-170117-172906009

UPDATE: Three injured and four arrested after serious assault in Peterborough city centre

Three people have been seriously injured in an attack in Peterborough city centre this afternoon, Tuesday January 17.

Crime
Traffic has queued around the A1 and Frank Perkins Parkway junctions in previous years

Heavy traffic on Peterborough roads as LAMMA 2017 begins today

There is heavy traffic and long delays around the East of England Showground this morning as on of the country’s biggest agricultural shows gets underway today.

Transport
Cafe Clarkes.

Key Theatre restaurant closes suddenly citing ‘non-viability’

Cafe Clarkes, the restaurant operating out of Peterborough’s Key Theatre, has closed.

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