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Baston church festival will be held over three days

“Flowers and Rhymes” is the theme for Baston Church’s festival to be held Friday to

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Opening of the Little Miracles sensory room at Queensgate. EMN-180514-231420009

Sensory room at Queensgate

Queensgate has launched the region’s first purpose built sensory room in a shopping centre.

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All aboard the Real Ale Trail - Peterborough’s newest pub crawl

Ale lovers are being encouraged to catch a bus and a beer on the latest pub crawl through Peterborough.

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The Disco Friday group

Getting ready for Great Woodston Cake Off

A local Neighbourhood Forum has benefitted from a generous donation from some energetic young children, and will be using it to hold The Great Woodston Cake Off.

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Rail firms must not take us for ride - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Peterborough has a long, proud history as a railway city; this was established in 1850 when the Great Northern Railway line opened between London and York and Peterborough became a major transport hub.

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WEATHER WARNING: Thunderstorms in Peterborough could cause threat to life warns Met Office

The Met Office is warning thunderstorms in Peterborough cause cause a threat to life.
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Gareth Bale (centre) celebrates another Real Madrid goal.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Two ‘failures’ to contest the Champions League final

So the Champions League final will be between the fourth best team in England and the third best team in Spain.

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The student champions together with teacher and lead for the project, Sam Lawrence.

Peterborough pupils take the stress out of school

Students at Nene Park Academy showcased the great work they have been doing to improve mental health in school and reduce stress levels during Mental Health Awareness Week (May 14-20).

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Eye C of E Primary School EMN-180314-175547009

INTERVIEW: Changes made at primary school where some SATs results were declared invalid

Director of education at Peterborough City Council Jonathan Lewis said Eye C of E Primary School is a great school despite some of last year’s SATs results being declared invalid due to maladministration.

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Jonathan Lewis EMN-180519-081013009

INTERVIEW: Peterborough’s education chief seeks big improvements in league tables as he outlines vision for schools

He was a high flyer working for the Government and regularly meeting with ministers, but Peterborough’s education chief has given it all up to try and improve schools results in the city where his career first blossomed.

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INTERVIEW: Rapid improvement possible at Peterborough primary school rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted

Rapid improvement can be made at Hampton Vale Primary School after it was rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted, according to Jonathan Lewis, director of education at Peterborough City Council.

Education
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Three vehicle collision closes A47 in Wisbech

A three vehicle collision has closed the A47 in Wisbech.

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Long tailbacks on A1 after collision between tanker lorry and car

Long tailbacks formed after a collision between a tanker lorry and a car on the A1 near Wansford.

Transport
The scene of the crash on Fletton Parkway this evening

Rush hour chaos as jack-knifed pick-up with trailer blocks Fletton Parkway in Peterborough - long delays

A jack-knifed pick up truck pulling a trailer is causing long delays on Fletton Parkway in Peterborough this afternoon, Friday May 25.
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Iconic mural unveiled at Fletton Quays

The iconic Town Bridge mural which used to be on the side of Bridge House was fully revealed for the first time at its new home on the multi-storey car park at the Fletton Quays development.

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The flats in Lincoln Road

Peterborough flats home to drugs, violence and prostitution shut by court

A block of flats in Peterborough which was home to prostitution, class A drug taking drug dealing has been shut by a court.
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Peterborough the Place To Be as statues from world famous sculptor decorate the city centre skyline

Peterborough has become the Place To Be as statues from world famous sculptor Antony Gormley were put onto the roofs of three buildings to create a fabulous vision in the city centre.

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10 garden laws you might not know you’re breaking

While gardening might seem the most innocent of pursuits, there are a few factors which could land you on the wrong side of the law when it comes to your outdoor space.

Lifestyle
The scene of the collision on Nene Parkway

‘It’s lucky nobody died’ - Peterborough woman loses licence for dangerous driving which caused four car parkway crash

A woman who caused a serious four car collision which left a victim with bad neck injuries has lost her licence for two years.

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Description released of man wanted for series of sexual offences in Peterborough, including sexual assault on teenage girl

Peterborough police have released a description of the man they are hunting for following a series of sexual offences in the city.

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