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Golfers score major success for charity

Golfers hit the top of the leaderboard after raising thousands of pounds for charity over a year of fundraising on the greens and fairways.

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Peterborough City Council leader Cllr John Holdich: Helping to turn ideas into reality

In his first Autumn Statement as chancellor, Philip Hammond announced plans to help British technology start-up companies by investing an initial £400million into venture capital funds.

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Stewart Jackson MP's Westminster Life column in the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson: Illegal camps - Enough is enough

Last week my colleague Shailesh Vara MP and myself attended a round table summit on how we tackle the increasingly troublesome issue of regular illegal traveller incursions across the city, the first such meeting in our eleven years resenting Peterborough.

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Peterborough Cathedral Choir

Michael Cross: Why music plays a big part in the season’s festivities

It’s Advent and with the run up to Christmas now officially begun, music will play an important part in the festivities over the coming weeks with the return of all those hits from bygone years - and hopefully some new ones too. Seasonal songs and music will provide the energy and excitement at parties and events across the city, filling us (well, most of us) with Christmas spirit.

Opinion
A presentation made to Alan as he left

Leading fire officer hangs up his helmet

A top firefighter has hung up his helmet for the last time after 30 years in the service.

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Ava and Elouise - first and last ever cuddle

A last cuddle: baby girl survives brush with death but twin sister has life support turned off

The parents of a little girl who were advised to turn off her life-support machine, just four weeks after heartbreakingly having to switch off her twin sister’s, are looking forward to celebrating her first ever Christmas.

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Sisters Rachel Kordula (left) and Sarah Badham (right) in 1978

Chris Porsz: Sisters saying it with flowers

Sisters Rachel Kordula (left) and Sarah Badham (right) were standing in Peterborough city centre holding bunches of flowers when they had their photo taken by Chris in 1978.

Opinion
Tu Danse Musical Mayhem at the KingsGate Centre.

A cast of hundreds entertain across three terrific shows

It was definitely mayhem at the KingsGate Centre in Peterborough last Saturday with three performances by a total of 595 students ranging in age from 2 to 19 for a combined audience of over 1,800.

Arts
The roadshow at Werrington primary school.

Visit inspires future scientists

A number of schools around Peterborough received a special visit last week in the form of a unique partnership between business and the military.

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The Lithuanian community

Public invited to Lithuanian Christmas event at Peterborough Town Hall

The Peterborough Lithuanian Community is holding a Christmas ‘Colours of Lithuania’ event on Sunday (December 4) at the Town Hall in Bridge Street.

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Police and crime news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Detective Inspector Rob Hall: The four Ls of drink driving

I had noticed the man out of the corner of me eye. It was closing time and I was driving past the pub when I saw the man stagger slightly as he approached a red van in the car park.

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Peterborough City Hospital exteriors

Campaign to give presents to all city hospital patients

Residents are still being urged to help Peterborough City Hospital provide a Christmas present for every patient this year.

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Successful Mission

Perfect pictures help Peterborough photographers pick up prestigious prize

Peterborough’s sharp shooters have picked up a top photography prize - thanks to their perfect pictures.

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Peterborough primary to reopen nearly a week after mice infestation

Leighton Primary School will reopen next week, six days after an infestation of mice forced it to close its doors.

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The fly-tip

Peterborough man fined for fly-tipping sofa and fridge-freezer

A man has been prosecuted for fly-tipping on land in Ravensthorpe.

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Damian Evans with Dr Lee

Justice minister pays tribute to HMP Peterborough staff after visit

Justice Minister Dr Phillip Lee visited HMP Peterborough yesterday (Thursday, December 1) and paid tribute to the dedicated staff.

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VIDEO: Demolition of Whitworth Mill on Fletton Quays

Works to demolish part of the former Whitworth Mill building on Fletton Quays are underway.

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Aston Merrygold

Peterborough popstar Aston Merrygold aims to make Christmas dreams come true

Peterborough popstar Aston Merrygold is looking to make a lot of Christmas dreams come true this year, but at the top of his own wishlist is to perform in his home city once again.

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Saxonby Road RTC between Car and Off road motorcycle,
Saxonby Road, Peterborough
01/12/2016. 
Picture by Terry Harris. THA

UPDATE: Young man suffers life changing injuries in Peterborough mini-motorbike crash

A man has suffered “life changing injuries” in a collision which shut a main road in Peterborough last night.

Transport
The scene of the crash. @roadpoliceBCH

Man suffers serious injuries after car crashes into ditch

A man has suffered serious injuries after his car left the road and crashed into a ditch near Deeping Gate this morning.

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