The battle to balance the budget - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

L ast week the council published the first phase of proposals which sets out how we’ll look to deliver a balanced budget over the next three financial years.

City College Peterborough

Funding to help adult learners in the city

Cross Keys Homes has secured more than £15,000 of funding from City College Peterborough’s Community Learning Trust Fund.

Parveen's granola bars

Parveen The Spice Queen: My gorgeous, guilt-free granola bars

So, in a bid to keep going with my new health regime, i.e. no wheat and no sugar - I made myself some gorgeous, guilt-free granola bars.

Coun David Seaton and Peterborough City Council  Leader Coun. John  Holdich with the 2018/9 budget EMN-171011-165633009

‘Protect those in need’ - opposition leaders respond to Peterborough City Council budget proposals

Opposition leaders have given their thoughts to the Peterborough City Council’s budget proposals.

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Pupils dressed for Children In Need at Fulbridge Academy

Peterborough schools dressed to impress for Children In Need fundraising

Schools across Peterborough have been dressing up for Children In Need today.

Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough. Photo: Peterborough Telegraph

LETTER: New Queensgate seats are not restful

It was gratifying to read that some of the city’s key decision makers have experienced for themselves the difficulties of life in a wheelchair.

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Council offers free stalls to new traders at Peterborough City Market

Throughout December Peterborough City Council is offering free stalls to all new traders at the city market.

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Scenes of crime officers working at an address in Orton Goldhay in Peterborough after reports of a kidnapping  , Orton Goldhay, Peterborough Friday 17 November 2017.  Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Men appear in court charged with conspiracy to kidnap in Peterborough

Two men have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to kidnap in Peterborough.

Interiors and exterior of the Middletons Streakhouse & Grill,  Bridge Street

The best chain restaurant experience in Peterborough

Some things are just meant to be - and I include Saturday’s early evening visit to the £1million Middletons steakhouse and grill in Peterborough city centre in that.

House prices continue to rise above the national average in Peterborough

UK house price trends: how Peterborough compares with the rest of the country

The general trend of rising house prices is continuing, with the average UK property reaching £226,367 in September, an increase of 5.4% annually.

Long Causeway shop units set to become food outlets

LETTER: Peterborough needs more exciting stores not more food outlets

I have seen in the Peterborough Telegraph that there is to be three more food outlets to be released to shops.

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Jack Swindale completes his swim for Children In Need

Marathon swim by Peterborough schoolboy raises hundreds for Children In Need

A Peterborough schoolboy has raised over £300 for Children in Need after completing 100 lengths of a swimming pool in an hour.

VIDEO: Peterborough's Christmas tree returns to Cathedral Square

It's back! The controversial artificial Christmas tree returned to Cathedral Square last night, prompting the usual complaints from Peterborough Telegraph readers.

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UPDATE: Forensics officers in Orton Goldhay after kidnapping report

Scenes of crime officers are currently continuing work at an address in Orton Goldhay in Peterborough after reports of a kidnapping.


Sponsored walk raises £800 for Children in Need

Children, families and staff from Alpha Kindergarten School on Fletton Avenue in Peterborough raised more than £800 for Children in Need on a sponsored walk yesterday.

Crime news

No answer for Peterborough’s high crime figures, councillors told

A meeting to discuss crime figures in Peterborough left city councillors unclear as to why the number of offences has risen dramatically.

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A police van parked at the scene of the raid in Paston yesterday

Three men charged with conspiracy to kidnap after armed police raid in Peterborough

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to kidnap following a raid by armed police at an address in Peterborough.
A scene from the site of the shooting at the Greenfields travellers site in Braybrooke. Pictures by Andrew Carpenter.

Peterborough and Cambridgeshire men in court after teenage boy was shot, leaving him with life-changing injuries

Men from Peterborough and Cambridgeshire have appeared in court as part of a 12 strong gang charged with crimes ranging from conspiracy to supply cocaine, causing grievous bodily harm and attempted murder.
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What’s on - Peterborough’s pubs and clubs

Planning your night out this weekend, check out our pubs, clubs and bars listings for the coming week.

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The best of blues and folk rock comes to The Key

There are some vintage performers on show in the city this week with appearances by The Blues Band tonight and Steeleye Span on Monday.

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