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UPDATE: Air Ambulance lands at major collision in Peterborough which closed major road

Peterborough Police and Magpas Air Ambulance attended the scene of a serious collision in Peterborough last night, Thursday December 1.

Turkey ready for Christmas lunch,

Restaurant tip for your turkey, veg and Yorkshire puds

You will have seen over the last month, since my last column (says Lee Clarke), a number of changes taking place in our city – the leaves are dropping faster, if they’re not gone already; the chill in the air is getting more bitter by the day, and decorations are starting to pop up in windows as Christmas music plays across every store in town.

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Woman followed, chased and robbed at knife-point in Peterborough

A woman was followed, chased and robbed at knife-point in a terrifying attack in Peterborough.

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Alex Smith, Assistant Site Manager, Rob Crossland, Construction Manager, Caroline Major,Marketing Co-ordinator, Claire Neal, Development Sales Manager

Construction of new homes begins at former Peterborough District Hospital site

Work has started on construction of the first phase of homes at Oakthorpe, the site of the former Peterborough District Hospital.

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The Specsavers celebration

Specsavers celebration helps Peterborough charity group

A city centre opticians has celebrated 30 years of loyal service by raising funds for a local community group.

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VIDEO: Peterborough children put top Christmas toys to the test

Wallets will be feeling a lot lighter for many Peterborough parents this Christmas after their children were let loose at a toy testing event in Queensgate Shopping Centre.

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Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Pedestrian injured in collision in Peterborough City Centre

A woman has been taken to hospital with head injuries after a collision with a car in Peterborough city centre this morning,

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A horse drawn bus on Town Bridge in 1905

Nostalgia in pictures: Building bridges across Peterborough

Town Bridge has a special place in Peterborough’s history. A gateway to the city, the original bridge was built under the orders of the abbots of Peterborough.

Peterborough's Christmas tree

Date announced for Peterborough Christmas tree return

Peterborough’s controversial Christmas tree is set to return for the festive season.

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Juggling Infero at Smoke & Mirrors for Platform8
Photo: Tom Davis

Platform8: Season 1 was hot stuff

Sell-out shows and fantastic workshops have meant that Season One of Jumped Up Theatre’s new Platform8 programme have set the bar high for Season Two in March 2017.

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The site of the proposed Middletons Steakhouse and Grill in Bridge Street, Peterborough.

Exclusive: £1m steakhouse restaurant planned for Bridge Street

A company boss behind plans for a £1million steakhouse restaurant in the city centre has described Peterborough as the “perfect location”.

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handmade burger Co in Westgate Arcade, Peterborough.

Once great pub Still the best place for a burger

All the office talk of Christmas meals took me back to last year, when the editorial team headed for handmade burger Co in The Old Still pub in Queensgate’s Westgate Arcade... and not for the first time.

Prezzo in Cowgate which is closed for refurbishment.

New-look city centre restaurant opens on Friday

Peterborough city centre’s Prezzo restaurant reopens tomorrow offering diners a “brighter, fresher ambience.”

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Get a FREE sandwich at Peterborough’s Pret A Manger today

Get a FREE sandwich at Peterborough’s Pret A Manger today

Cafe chain Pret A Manger will be giving away FREE Christmas lunches to its customers tomorrow, Tuesday November 8.

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Coca-Cola truck in city centre at Bridge street. ENGEMN00120131215155451

Coca Cola truck heading to Peterborough this Christmas

The world famous Coca-Cola truck is heading to Peterborough city centre again this Christmas after it drew a crowd of thousands last year!

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This image shows how Hawksworths North Westgate, with cinema, could appear, but Peterborough City Council prefers its own non-cinema initiative.

Developer’s anger as council shuns its cinema-led plans for Peterborough’s North Westgate

A developer has hit out at Peterborough City Council plans to go it alone with a multi-million pound regeneration of North Westgate.

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Prezzo in Cowgate which is closed for refurbishment.

City centre Italian restaurant closes - for a refurb

A second Italian eatery in Peterborough city centre’s Cowgate has closed.... but this time only for a facelift.

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The launch of the Poppy Appeal in Peterborough - Photo: Terry Harris

Parade launches Peterborough poppy appeal

Peterborough’s annual poppy appeal got underway in style on Saturday, and demand is so high that stock is already running low.

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Peterborough Zombie Walk 2016. Photo - Daniel Beeby

PHOTO GALLERY: Peterborough Zombie Walk 2016 helps raise charity funds

Visitors to Peterborough City Centre could have been forgiven for thinking the dead had risen and were walking among us on Saturday.

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City centre colleagues bake treats for children’s charity

Shoppers in Peterborough’s city centre enjoyed a sweet treat in aid of a good cause last week.

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