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Gym reopens in Peterborough after dispute over fees and noise

A gym in Peterborough has reopened after a four day closure during a dispute between the operator and the building’s landlords.

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Generous Peterborough shoppers help donate £200 to city’s Samaritans

Generous Peterborough shoppers help donate £200 to city’s Samaritans

Generous shoppers at Asda in Peterborough city centre have helped donated £200 to the Samaritans.

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The scene of the crash on Bourges Boulevard. Photo: Chris Harris

Man who drove wrong way up Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough charged with drink and dangerous driving

A man who was caught and restrained by members of the public after driving the wrong way along Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough has been charged.

Crime
XOXO in King Street

City centre grill house is well worth steak-ing out

I have held off visiting XOXO since it opened a couple of months ago, simply because I don’t often order steak in restaurants.

Lifestyle
The scene of the crash on Bourges Boulevard. Photo: Chris Harris

Public catch and restrain suspected drink driver who drove wrong way up Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough

Members of the public caught and restrained a suspected drink driver they spotted travelling the wrong way up Bourges Boulevard this morning.

Transport
Councillors mark the end of the Lower Bridge Street works

REACTION: Peterborough residents not sold on £2.1 million improvements to city centre street

The £2.1million project to improve the look and feel of Lower Bridge Street has been officially finished and unveiled by Peterborough City Council.

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Coun John Holdich, Peter Hiller and Steve Allen with  Simon Machen (city council), David Edevane (Skanska) and at the back Chris Bower (Durman Stearn - wearing glasses) looking at the completed work at Lower Bridge Street EMN-170717-163223009

£2 million Lower Bridge Street works finish

The £2.1million project to improve the look and feel of Lower Bridge Street has finished.

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Man who racially abused Queensgate staff before stabbing Peterborough security guard is jailed

Man who racially abused Queensgate staff before stabbing Peterborough security guard is jailed

A man who racially abused staff at Queensgate Shopping Centre before stabbing a security guard has been jailed for more than a year.

Crime
Westgate Arcade

Win £400 Westgate Arcade prize

There’s a party atmosphere as you walk down Westgate Arcade this month, as the self-owned shops celebrate Independent Retailer Month.

Business
Lightbox Cafe Bar

New cafe bar could help make Bridge Street drinks destination

A cosmopolitan cafe bar aimed at the over-25s could soon be joining the city centre food and drink offering in Peterborough.

Business
UPDATE: Peterborough city centre road cordoned off by police after cannabis factory raided

UPDATE: Peterborough city centre road cordoned off by police after cannabis factory raided

Police cordoned off a Peterborough city centre road following a raid on a cannabis factory this afternoon, Thursday July 13.

Crime
The Queen's Head which will open in Queen Street in August

Former Peterborough city centre restaurant to reopen as pub

The former Clarkes fine dining restaurant in Peterborough city centre is to reopen next month - as a pub called The Queen’s Head.

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Carol Wakelin and Frank Grant from Queensgate's management team with the entry from St.Michaels Pre School.

School children urged to enter Peterborough’s Dino-Gate to win £500 for class

It’s expected to be a gigant-asaurus of an event this summer as Dino-Gate roars into Queensgate Shopping Centre; and now schools are being invited to put their creative feet forward.

Education
The Long Causeway entrance to Queensgate

Lucky escape as large pane of glass falls from entrance to Queensgate Shopping Centre

There was a lucky escape at Queensgate Shopping Centre as a large pane of glass fell from above the Long Causeway entrance, but fortunately missed all passers-by.

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The scene of a collision at the pedestrian crossing on Bourges Boulevard earlier this year

LETTER: Missed chance to improve safety at Peterborough City Centre crossing

With all the controversy around the safety of the crossing on Bridge Street next to TK Maxx, Peterborough City Council have missed out on an opportunity to make it considerably safer.

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Delays on Crescent Bridge this morning

Temporary traffic lights in Peterborough City Centre causing long delays for motorists today

Peterborough motorists are again facing long delays today due to temporary traffic lights and roadworks.

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The cases were heard at courts in Hatfield, Stevenage and St Albans

Peterborough man jailed after series of thefts to feed drug habit

A Peterborough man who stole a number of bicycles this month to feed his drug habit has been jailed.

Crime
Polish Festival on Cathedral Square. Polish dancers on stage EMN-170625-160703009

PICTURE SPECIAL: Polish pride as first festival is hit in Peterborough

From food to music, the contribution of Polish people in Peterborough was celebrated at a festival in the city centre.

News
Armed Forces Day parade 2017 in the city centre EMN-170625-084253009

Peterborough shows its support for services

The work of the armed forces at home and abroad was celebrated at a spectacular weekend in Peterborough city centre.

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Ginfest

First batch of Gin Festival Peterborough tickets sell out in days - so more are released!

After the ‘Early Bird’ tickets for Gin Festival Peterborough sold out in a matter of days, the next batch of tickets have been released for you thirsty gin fans to get your hands on.

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