Another day...and still no answers from Highways England as pressure mounts over Peterborough A1M roadworks

After another day of difficulties and delays on Peterborough’s roads caused by the closure of the A1M southbound slip road at junction 17, Highways England have still failed to answer basic questions about the “fiasco.”

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Fletton Parkway this morning

MP slams Highways England over Peterborough roadworks chaos

Shailesh Vara has slammed Highways England over the roadworks fiasco in Peterborough.

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Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

UPDATE: Highways England apologise to Peterborough residents for traffic disruption and “are working hard to sort out a solution”

Highways England has issued an apology to Peterborough residents for the monumental delays and traffic gridlock experienced city-wide yesterday.

Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

GRIDLOCK UPDATE: Highways England confirm Peterborough 24\7 slip road closure and diversion will last for two weeks

Highways England has this afternoon confirmed that the slip road onto the A1M southbound from Fletton Parkway will remain closed 24 hours a day for two weeks.

Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

LETTER: Yaxley temporary traffic lights to blame for Peterborough gridlock - did Highways planning officer have an off-day?

I’m a former Peterborough resident who once lived in Alexandra Road, having commenced full-time education at Dogsthorpe Infants.

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Severe traffic delays between Morley Way and beyond Yaxley. 
Credit: Aerial Photography by Daral Brennan/UAV Film Company

UPDATE: Peterborough City Council suspended roadworks on A15 Hampton - county council contacted about Yaxley temporary lights after gridlock

Peterborough City Council has suspended its roadworks on the A15 and contacted Cambridgeshire County Council about the phasing of temporary traffic lights in Yaxley after motorists in the city faced gridlock over the weekend and this morning.

Bees set up camp on public footpath.Lancaster way, Peterborough. Mon Jun 19 2017 13:04:28 GMT+0100 (BST). ;Picture by Terry Harris / PaperPix

PICTURE SPECIAL: Huge swarm of bees moves in to Yaxley street

These new residents of a Yaxley street are certainly causing a buzz among the neighbours.

Gridlock near Serpentine Green on Monday morning

Roadworks bring Peterborough’s road network to a standstill

Roadworks on the A1 combined with ongoing works and speed restrictions on the A15 at Hampton is causing a major headache for motorists in Peterborough.

The National Lottery had previously called in St Neots Rangers, Sustrans Leisure Cycling Group, to help ‘pedal’ the urgent news of the missing £1,000,000 EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner from Huntingdonshire.

£1million lottery prize, unclaimed in Huntingdonshire, goes to good causes

A £1million prize has gone unclaimed after a winning ticket was bought in Huntingdonshire and the money will now go to good causes.

Woman suffers smoke inhalation after trying to tackle Yaxley kitchen fire

Woman suffers smoke inhalation after trying to tackle Yaxley kitchen fire

A woman needed medical treatment after trying to tackle a kitchen fire at her home in Yaxley.

Fire crews tackling the arson in Yaxley

Firefighters spend over five hours battling Yaxley arson attack

Fire crews spent more than five hours tackling a blaze caused by arsonist in Yaxley yesterday.

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Suspicious activity and theft from car investigated in Yaxley

Police are investigating reports of suspicious activity and a theft from a car in Yaxley yesterday.

Warwick Davis has been announced as St Barnabas Hospice patron

Star Wars actor Warwick Davis announced as St Barnabas Hospice patron

Film star and local Peterborough area resident Warwick Davis has been announced as Lincolnshire’s St Barnabas Hospice’s new patron.

Marry Me aerial sign in the sky over Yaxley EMN-170526-155100009

Love is in the air in Peterborough as romantic takes to the skies to propose

A Peterborough romantic has taken to the skies to pop the question to his girlfriend - in a very public way.

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Yaxley Festival at Middleton Road.  Community Zone organisers Suzanne Delegate and Julie Howe EMN-170513-175800009

Warwick gives Yaxley Festival star power

A star from a land not so far away made sure a community festival of the year was out of this world for the thousands of visitors who attended.

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Yaxley Festival at Middleton Road.  Locals watching the bands EMN-160513-191247009

Three-day family festival returns to Yaxley this weekend

One of the UK’s largest free community events is back with a special treat for Star Wars fans.

Michael and Charlotte with new arrival Elliya and big brother Raygan

Little Elliya gives parents a surprise after being delivered at side on A15 in Hampton

Most expectant parents have a birth plan that involves packing a bag ready and knowing the quickest route to the hospital.

The fire on the B660

Stolen car leaves road and catches fire near Holme

Fire crews were called to a car on fire after it left the B660 near Holme and come to a rest in a field this morning.

New Huntingdonshire millionaire after 1,000,000 prize is claimed

New Huntingdonshire millionaire after 1,000,000 prize is claimed

Huntingdonshire has a new millionaire after a £1,000,000 Euromillions prize was claimed.

BEST FRIENDS: Thomas Fletcher, 19, of Meadow Walk, Yaxley, and Thomas Northam, 22, of Lilac Walk, Yaxley.

Man charged with killing two Yaxley men in hit and run “not fit” to enter plea, court told today

The man charged with causing the deaths of two young pedestrians near Yaxley has been found not fit to enter a plea at crown court this morning.

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