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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.

Crime
Police news

Peterborough police officer has assault conviction quashed

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

Crime
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.

Transport
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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.

Health 1
The Cross Keys Team

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.

News 1
Cross Keys Homes Head Office on Shrewsbury Avenue in Peterborough. Photo: Alan Storer

£200,000 for Cross Keys

Peterborough’s biggest landlord has won two funding competitions worth £200,000 to help benefit those in the city who are suffering financial pressures or are at risk of social exclusion.

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Lucy and Bettina

City couples inspire new choral work

The world premier of a new work for choir and organ will take place at Peterborough Cathedral in February.

Whats on
Winnie the Pooh day at Sacrewell Farm. Sarah-Jane Bancroft, a visitor experience assistant with  Graham Tecklenberg and his one-year-old son Lewis making a mobile. EMN-170115-154821009

Winnie the Pooh weekend

Parents and children were all smiles at the Winnie the Pooh weekend at Sacrewell to mark the birthday of the bear’s creator A.A. Milne.

News
Darragh MacAnthony with a PT front page about St Michael's Gate EMN-161226-183538009

Homeless deal was given ‘the hurry up’

The controversial decision to move homeless people into the St Michael’s Gate estate where the residents are being evicted was rushed through after Peterborough City Council warned that the deal could collapse.

Cambridgeshire
Marcus Sims

‘I was never content’ - councillor refutes St Michael’s Gate email

A councillor who represents St Michael’s Gate residents has criticised an email sent by a Peterborough City Council officer over the saga.

Cambridgeshire 1
Peterborough Youth Music Showcase

Showcase for youth returns

Are you a budding Adele, Ed Sheerhan or Sam Smith? Or does your band or group want to be the next Coldplay or Little Mix?

Cambridgeshire
Mick Robinson, the Posh stato, who is to attend his 900th Posh game on Saturday. He is holding the ticket for the last game he missed EMN-170117-181034009

900 and counting for super Posh fan Mick

If only footballers showed as much commitment as Mick Robinson, the Peterborough United super-fan who has not missed a single league game for nearly two decades.

Posh 4

Spoof show set to tickle city

Following on from hit spoof shows The Haunted Commode and The Mystery of St Finnigan’s Elbow, the team at Eastern Angles return to Peterborough with their newest show - Stoat Hall.

Whats on

Peter’s 43 years with city choir

The city’s award-winning male voice choir has said goodbye to one of its longest standing and most influential members, who has finally put away his music after 43 years.

Cambridgeshire

VIDEO: Investigations continue into cause of bungalow explosion which killed one in Eye

Fire crews are still working to establish the cause of an explosion which killed one person in a bungalow in Eye last night.

News
Katherine Of Aragon Festival

Festival that is fit for a queen in Peterborough

A Royal Audience with ‘King Henry VIII and Queen Katharine’, a rare chance to see the 500 year old Peterborough Book of Hours, and a talk by the broadcaster and historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb are just some of the exciting things happening during the 2017 Katharine of Aragon Festival

Whats on 1

UPDATE: One killed in Eye bungalow gas explosion

One person has been killed in a gas explosion at a bungalow in Eye.

News
Eastbourne

UPDATE: Two Peterborough men charged arrested after video of man sexually abusing dog appears online

Two men from Peterborough have been arrested after a video of a man seemingly sexually abusing a dog emerged on Facebook.

Crime
The Bridge Street unit being marketed for restaurant use.

£2.5m improvement works could attract restaurant to lower Bridge Street

A restaurant could be the first operator to take advantage of the £2.5million street improvement works currently giving lower Bridge Street in the city centre a fresh new look.

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