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Warning to Peterborough residents about cold callers after spate of burglaries in Bretton and Netherton

Police are warning residents in Peterborough to be aware of cold callers following a spate of burglaries in Bretton and Netherton.

Crime
Peterborough shop staff threatened at knife-point during armed robbery

Peterborough shop staff threatened at knife-point during armed robbery

A man threatened Peterborough shop staff with a knife before escaping with £100 in cash last night.

Crime
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Quad bike stolen in Peterborough burglary

Do you recognise this child’s quad bike?

Crime
Police at the scene of the incident at Rivergate Arcade

UPDATE: Four men re-released on bail after knife attack in Peterborough city centre

Four men arrested after a knife attack and violent disorder in Peterborough City Centre in January have been re-bailed by police.

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Up to 100 people involved in Peterborough city centre fight

Up to 100 people involved in Peterborough city centre fight

Police were called to reports of a fight involving 100 people in Peterborough City Centre on Friday night.

Crime
Childrens' author  Sayeh Stone at home with her daughter Soheyla (4) looking at her new book EMN-170220-193144009

Sayeh’s book writing career is shaping up well

Sayeh Stone has used motherhood to carve out a career as a children’s author.

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

Subsidy for slum landlords stinks - MP for Peterborough Stewart Jackson

I’m really not sure what to make of Peterborough City Council’s new scheme to “assist” (that means subsidise with your cash) slum landlords with housing repairs using £1.2 million of public money from the capital budget.

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Stef and Philips offices  in North London EMN-161024-192409009

‘We are not evil’ says firm evicting St Michael’s Gate residents

The housing firm evicting dozens of residents from the St Michael’s Gate estate has called on the Peterborough Telegraph to stop seeing it as an “evil organisation.”

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Rough sleeper thankful for fresh start in life

A homeless ex-convict says he is turning his life around thanks to help from Peterborough City Council.

Cambridgeshire
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A real chance for real change - Lib Dem Cllr Nick Sandford

We are constantly being told that Peterborough is a growing city, aiming to have a population of not far short of a quarter of a million by 2030. The council has signed up to ambitious housing targets and now the implications of those are being felt as people in Castor object to the proposed new township near their homes.

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Bishop's Road

Works set to begin in Bishop’s Road

A new £1.3 million road scheme to ease congestion in Bishop’s Road begins tomorrow (Monday, February 27).

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Warning for heavy rain. Photo: Paul Franks

New phone app will help you stay dry

A new free phone app which was brought together with the help of the Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) will help people stay dry on their travels.

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Opening of the new Stilton Community Centre. Shailesh Vara and guests with members of the Hunts FA EMN-170218-170858009

MP opens new pavilion

North West Cambridgeshire MP Shailesh Vara opened Stilton Parish Council’s new pavilion which will accommodate Stilton Primary School and local football clubs Stilton United Colts and Stilton United.

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Peterborough Telegraph's Man behind the mic column by Paul Stainton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire host - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Vandals’ selfish badge of honour

Children do silly things, it’s part of growing up, their time to learn about what is right and what is wrong.

Opinion 3
Peterborough City Hospital exteriors EMN-141118-141223009

Hospital to host public meeting

Members of the public are welcome to attend the next meeting of the Board of Directors at the Peterborough City Hospital board room, level 4, on Tuesday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

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Peterborough Photographic Society annual show at St John's church, Cathedral Square.  Mike Burns with his award winning picture EMN-170220-160314009

Winning photos on display

The annual Peterborough Photographic Society exhibition is on display at St John the Baptist church in Cathedral Square until Saturday.

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Yaxley on-call firefighters Linford Desborough, Mark Roberts and Jamie Bovington (front) with colleagues presenting cheques to Jessica Levin (Macmillan) and Kevin Farrant (Yaxley Scouts) (front) and Matt Johnson (Firefighters Charity)(back right) following their Christmas float fundraiser EMN-170302-193224009

Charities benefit from firefighters

Yaxley on-call firefighters presented three charities with the money raised from their Christmas float fundraiser.

Yaxley 1

Pupils get career tips from RSA

Students from Ken Stimpson Community School have been getting some careers advice from one of Peterborough’s biggest employers, global insurance giant RSA.

Cambridgeshire
James Palmer

‘Peterborough can rival Silicon Valley and China’ says Conservative mayor candidate

Peterborough’s days of competing with Cambridge are over. From now on, our target is Silicon Valley.

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Pupils from Jack Hunt School who have just gained a Good OFSTED rating EMN-170218-170406009

Inspectors praise teaching at school

Good teaching and strong community links have helped a secondary school retain its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.

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