Joel Lamy

Last minute intervention stops Peterborough man from losing £20,000 in elaborate fake police scam

A Peterborough man targeted by an elaborate fake police scam was prevented from losing nearly £20,000 thanks to a last minute intervention.

Paul Priestley

Career criminal from Peterborough admits 179 offences as he gets set for another stretch behind bars

A career criminal will spend another stretch behind bars after admitting 179 more offences.

Tommy Skidmore at Posh

Special day for youngster with complex health needs as he meets Peterborough United team

A youngster with complex health needs enjoyed a special day meeting the Peterborough United team.

Cambs and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer, EMN-170717-163211009

Vision revealed for Peterborough to become ‘leading place in the world to live’

A vision for Peterborough to become a “leading place in the world to live” by 2030 has been revealed.

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A Chinook at RAF Wittering in February 2018

Increased activity at RAF Wittering to mark 100th anniversary

Jet engines and rotor blades will mark an increase in aircraft activity at Royal Air Force Wittering as the RAF marks its hundredth anniversary in 2018.

Photo from @FenCops

Two arrested after cannabis factory found in Wisbech

Two people have been arrested after a cannabis factory was found in Wisbech.

Fiona Onasanya

MP for Peterborough apologises to constituents for delays in replying to their concerns

The MP for Peterborough has apologised to constituents in Peterborough for not replying promptly to some of their concerns.

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Bella, her owner and firefighters

Happy ending as person rescued from tree after becoming stuck trying to rescue cat

There was a happy ending for one person who needed to be rescued from a tree after she tried to rescue a cat.
Nene Bridge

New £5m works to repair Peterborough bridge with overnight parkway closures

A bridge over the River Nene is to be repaired at a cost of £5.1 million, leading to overnight parkway closures.

Road incident

Broken down vehicle on Peterborough parkway causing long delays

There are long delays for commuters this evening due to a broken down vehicle.

David Malinowski and wife Liz

‘It’s just nerve-wracking walking onto stage!’ - Bafta winner from Peterborough recalls triumphant evening at awards ceremony with free alcohol, top gift bag and celebrity after-party

A former Peterborough pupil has described the surreal moment when he realised he had won a prestigious Bafta.

Taybah Khan

Relief for family after teenager missing from Peterborough is found alive hours before press conference on her disappearance

A teenage girl who went missing from Peterborough has been found just hours before a press conference was to be held on her disappearance.


Woman from Peterborough with incurable ovarian cancer part of celebrity awareness campaign

A woman from Peterborough with incurable ovarian cancer and her husband are part of a celebrity awareness campaign which includes actors, singers and broadcasters.

Traffic news

Woman taken to Peterborough City Hospital after Fenland road collision

A woman was taken to Peterborough City Hospital after a two vehicle collision on a Fenland road.


Mothers concerned by rise in discarded needles call for new approach to tackle the problem in Peterborough

Three concerned mothers who have found their school run littered with discarded needles are calling on a new approach to tackling the problem in Peterborough.

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Police news

UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after crashing into roundabout in Peterborough

A man who was taken to hospital with serious injuries after crashing into a roundabout has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

Fire news

Yaxley building ‘deliberately set on fire’

A building was “deliberately” set on fire at the weekend, according to the region’s fire service.

Gary Oldman with David Malinowski

Bafta win for ex-Peterborough pupil who turned Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill

A former Peterborough pupil triumphed at the Baftas last night for his part in turning Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill.

Blood on the face of Jodi Pollard after being hit by bits of her washing machine door which exploded in her face

Exploding washing machine door cuts face of shocked Peterborough woman

Pieces of a washing machine door drew blood after it exploded in a woman’s face while she enjoyed a cup of tea.

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Nene Park Academy helping the homeless

Pupils help keep the homeless warm

International humanitarian charity The Penny Appeal teamed up with Peterborough Soup Kitchen and Nene Park Academy to hand out gift bags to the city’s homeless people.

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