Full steam ahead for The Fletton Railway Children

“What is something as beautiful as you, doing in a place like this?” says one the characters of Peterborough Cathedral, as fact met fiction in last night’s opening of The Fletton Railway Children.

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Halloween Ghost Hunt 
image copyright John Moore

Halloween: Ghost walk and spooky events at city museum

With the arrival of Halloween it’s a busy time for the Peterborough Museum which boasts to be ‘Britain’s most haunted building’.

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It’s now the Green Book-yard

An artist who spent a year “in residence” in Peterborough has had a book chronicling her experiences published.

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REVEALED: How much did your ward’s Peterborough City Councillor claim in expenses last year?

The full list of what expenses Peterborough City Councillors claimed for the year 2015/16 has been published - with the total bill to the taxpayer coming to over £600,000.

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Conrad Murray

Searching for Peterborough’s own hip-hop talent

Do you beat-box, rap or write hip-hop? Peterborough has the chance to show-off its skills and to watch performances fromConrad Murray, the hip-hop artist from rODIUM Records label, and director of Battersea Arts Centre’s award-winning Beat Academy next week.

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19 people evacuated from homes after arson attack in Peterborough

An arson attack at a house in Peterborough meant 19 people had to be evacuated from their homes last night, Wednesday.

Mark Lintott (left) and Joel Lawson

UPDATED: Man guilty of manslaughter of Peterborough pizza delivery driver

A man has been found guilty of killing a pizza delivery driver in Peterborough.

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Photo of the fly-tipping supplied by South Holland District Council

Eagle-eyed members of the public thanked after prosecution of Peterborough fly-tipper

Two eagle-eyed members of the public have been thanked following the prosecution of a fly-tipper.

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Road accident news.

Police hunt car driver who fled crash scene in Peterborough

Police are looking to trace the driver of a car after it was involved in a crash in Peterborough last night.

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No beef from me as award winner launches feast nights

Award-winning restaurant the Tap and Kitchen in Oundle launched what it hopes will become a monthly themed Thursday Feast nights last week.

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VIDEO: Complaint made against Peterborough city councillor accused of making derogatory comment about fellow councillor’s depression

A Conservative cabinet member at Peterborough City Council has been accused of making a derogatory comment about a fellow councillor’s depression.

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Peterborough City Hospital on black alert for fifth day

Peterborough City Hospital is on black alert for a fifth straight day.

Cast of the Janus Theatre variety show in rehearsals at St John's hall, Mayors Walk. EMN-161023-184448009

Janus Theatre entertain with song, dance and comedy

Peterborough’s long-established Janus theatre is staging a Variety Show and buffet with singing, dancing and comedy on Saturday at St Johns Hall, Mayors Walk, Peterborough. There will be a matinee at 2.30pm and evening show at 7.30pm.

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Peterborough City Council’s £15m land deal to unlock North Westgate

The long-awaited redevelopment of North Westgate is back on the agenda with Peterborough City Council set to fork out £15 million to get it up and running.

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The Hackney Colliery Band

Winehouse and Doolittle collaborators bring unique sound to city

The Hackney Colliery Band, are bringing their unique and indvidual style of music to Peterborough’s Key Theatre this week.

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Crown Street, Peterborough
Picture by Terry Harris / Peterborough Telegraph. THA

Robbers tie up woman and threaten children in home invasion robbery in Peterborough

A woman was tied up and her children threatened by robbers during a home invasion in Peterborough.

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Man charged after machete incident in Peterborough City Centre

Man charged after machete incident in Peterborough City Centre

A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place after being found with a machete in Peterborough’S Cathedral Square.

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Peterborough Police warn of pickpockets

Police warning and advice after increase in pickpocket activity in Peterborough city centre

Police are warning shoppers in Peterborough City Centre of a fresh wave of pick pockets and ‘purse dippers.’

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Ali Qasemi

Jury start deliberations over killing of Peterborough pizza delivery man

The jury on the trial surrounding the death of pizza delivery man Ali Qasemi have started their deliberations.

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Cllr Angus Ellis

Peterborough Labour councillor re-instated to party after suspension ‘farce’

A Labour councillor in Peterborough has been re-instated to the party after a “farce” of a suspension.

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