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Could Woolworths be set to return to Peterborough after former boss makes admission?

Woolworths, which for years had a store in Bridge Street in Peterborough, could be set to make a comeback to the British high street almost 10 years since the retailer shut its doors after collapsing.

Business
Do you know this man?

CCTV appeal after woman sexually assaulted in popular Peterborough bar

A woman was sexually assaulted while at a popular Peterborough bar.

Crime
Caleb with the Posh squad

Special day for boy with leukemia who is given Peterborough United chairman’s seat in Directors’ Box

A five-year-old boy battling leukemia made such a great impression on Peterborough United that the club invited him to sit in the chairman’s seat for the final home game of the season.

News
Gritters out in force across Peterborough tonight as temperatures drop

Gritters out in force across Peterborough tonight as temperatures drop

Peterborough City Council has confirmed that its fleet of gritters will be out in force tonight as temperatures are forecast to drop.

News
UPDATE: Armed police launch manhunt in Peterborough after knife seen

UPDATE: Armed police launch manhunt in Peterborough after knife seen

Armed police responded to an incident in Peterborough this afternoon, Monday April 24.

Crime
TSB in Long Causeway

Man charged with carrying out two Peterborough city centre bank raids in five minutes

A man has been charged after a robbery and an attempted robbery at a bank and a building society in Peterborough city centre.

Crime
Police stop the vehicle on Harris Street, Photo: @Liampufc1996

Armed police stop and search in Peterborough residential street after firearms reported

Armed police broke the peace and quiet of a residential street in Peterborough on Saturday.

Crime
Police news

UPDATE: Man stabbed in the groin after violence in Peterborough street

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the groin in Peterborough on Saturday.

Crime
UPDATE: Child taken to hospital after incident at Eye roundabout

UPDATE: Child taken to hospital after incident at Eye roundabout

There were traffic delays on the A1139 at Eye roundabout in Peterborough following a medical incident involving a young girl

Transport
A Stagecoach bus stops at the Werrington Centre, where last Thursday a four year old girl was trapped in the doors of a number 1 bus. ENGEMN00120130904153807

Bus fares to go up at the end of the month

Bus prices are to increase in Peterborough from the end of the month.

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First meeting of the shadow authority for combined devolution at the Abax Stadium. EMN-161214-150158009

Countdown to big vote for elected Mayor

On May 4 Cambridgeshire elects its first ever mayor.

The mayor will head a new authority which will have hundreds of millions of pounds to spend on housing and infrastructure.

The money for housing is £170 million, of which £70 million is ring-fenced for Cambridge. The Peterborough Telegraph asked all seven mayoral candidates to say what their policies for housing are.

Politics 1
Revd Jacqueline Bullen at her institution as vicar of Longthorpe at St Botoph's Church pictured with Bishop Donald

LETTER: Longthorpe Church changes spark concern for Peterborough Civic Society

The Peterborough Civic Society was dismayed to learn of the decision to grant a faculty for the drastic re-ordering of St Botolph, Longthorpe – to the extent of the virtual destruction of its predominant present internal character – in the teeth of considered objections from national and consultative statutory bodies.

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

Alps escape from the digital era

Last week I turned off my notifications and social media and attempted to escape the incessant, digitally connected society, that we live in today.

Opinion
Speaker's Corner columnists -  Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/opinion, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Steven Lane: Beware the rocky road to anarchy

I’m beginning to fear that democracy is under threat in many western nations, and is not the stable platform it once was. Political opinion has become much more volatile as more and more voters claim to have lost trust and respect for establishment politicians.

Opinion 2
Peterborough and District Law Society annual dinner at the Haycock, Wansford. Pictured are guests with Peterborough mayor David Sanders EMN-170804-085030009

‘Oh what a night’ at law dinner

Local solicitors, barristers and distinguished guests attended the Peterborough & District Law Society’s 87th Annual Dinner at the Haycock Hotel in Wansford.

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Duchess of Gloucester official opening visit to Sue Ryder, Thorpe Hall EMN-150909-221357009

Beds shut at Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall due to a ‘shortage of nurses’

A shortage of nurses has forced Sue Ryder to shut four beds at its Thorpe Hall Hospice.

Health 3
Police news

Air ambulance lands in Peterborough after stabbing in city centre

A man has been taken to Peterborough City Hospital following a stabbing in the Eastfield Road area today.

Crime
The PCC Ready to START School event at Queensgate. Pictured with Coun John Holdich and children are (right) Sally Atkinson from the National Literacy Trust and Annie Hornsby, an early childhood specialist EMN-170419-154154009

New campaign to prepare for school

A new campaign aimed at giving Peterborough’s youngest children the best start in school launched with events for families in Queensgate Shopping Centre.

Education 1
John Holdich

Honouring city’s unsung heroes

Earlier this week the city got a chance to say thank you to some of its unsung heroes, writes Peterborough City Council leader, cllr John Holdich.

Opinion 1
Stewart Jackson MP's Westminster Life column in the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Who would want to do any other job?

So the Prime Minister has announced it: there’s going to be a snap General Election for Thursday 8th June. This will be the fifth time I have contested the Peterborough seat but nonetheless each and every occasion, for any candidate putting themselves forward, a General Election is an incredibly stressful and unpredictable time.

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