Joel Lamy

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.

The pothole Nigel Fairbairn said damaged his bike

Peterborough cyclist claims for £200 from council after bike damaged

A cyclist who needed two new wheels for his damaged bike after it went over a pothole in Town Bridge wants Peterborough City Council to fund repairs worth nearly £200.

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Road collision

Serious injury after car 'demolished on roundabout' in Peterborough

One person suffered serious injuries after a car collided into a roundabout in Peterborough.
Graham Whitehead

UKIP Peterborough promises to offer 'common sense policies' after voting in vain to save ex-leader Henry Bolton

UKIP Peterborough has promised to offer "common sense policies" after branch members voted in vain to keep Henry Bolton as the party's leader.

Alan Bull

Labour investigates Peterborough candidate after complaints about alleged anti-Semitic Facebook posts

A Labour candidate for May’s local elections is being investigated by the party following complaints raised about alleged anti-Semitic posts on Facebook.

Hope into Action

Huge boost for charity which helps Peterborough’s homeless

Hope into Action has received a financial boost of £72,912 from Lloyds Bank Foundation to provide accommodation and support to people experiencing homelessness in the Peterborough area.

A playground opening ni Yarwell thanks to the community fund

Peterborough projects can benefit from £800,000 Mick George Community Fund

The Community Fund offered by local construction business Mick George Ltd is set for changes which should prove beneficial in supporting more applicants throughout the year.

Bretton Water Park

Backlash over the threat to stop running Bretton Water Park continues

The backlash over the threat to stop running Bretton Water Park has continued with even a senior cabinet figure at Peterborough City Council vowing to fight the cut.

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Kathy Hornig with Lady

Urgent RSPCA fundraising appeal for dog abandoned in Peterborough with broken leg

An urgent appeal has been launched by the RSPCA’s branch in Peterborough to raise £2,000 for an abandoned dog to receive surgery on a broken leg.

Taybah Khan

Appeal to find girl (13) missing from Peterborough

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a 13-year-old girl who has gone missing from Peterborough.

Travellers in Wedgwood Way

Travellers ordered to leave land near supermarket in Peterborough

Travellers have been ordered to leave land near a supermarket in Peterborough.


Strong cannabis smell in Peterborough remains a mystery as British Sugar find ‘no conclusive link’ to its farm

The strong cannabis smell which wafted throughout Peterborough last June remains a mystery after British Sugar said an investigation into its cannabis farm found “no conclusive link” it was to blame.

Peterborough City Hospital exteriors

Peterborough City Hospital launches investigation into baby death

Peterborough City Hospital has launched an investigation after concerns raised by devastated parents following the death of their baby son.


PHOTO SPECIAL: Hundreds turn out at Peterborough Cathedral for funeral of one of city's best loved figures

A large congregation bade farewell to one of Peterborough’s most successful and well-connected figures after a fitting funeral at the city's cathedral today, Thursday.

Siobhan Collins

‘I would not wish this even on my worst enemy’ - Peterborough woman waits 10 hours on spinal board for ambulance to arrive

A young woman left lying on a spinal board in pain for more than 10 hours while she waited for an ambulance to arrive said the experience was “traumatising.”

Health 2

Love is in the air at Peterborough’s Queensgate Shopping Centre

Hundreds of shoppers showed their soft side and wrote messages of love on Queensgate Shopping Centre’s ‘Dear Valentine’ wall.

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Crowland Abbey windows smashed as police call for public’s help to stop spate of anti-social behaviour

Crowland Abbey has had windows smashed with yobs carrying out spate of anti-social behaviour in the area.

Traffic on Bourges Boulevard

Traffic lights add to delays in Peterborough city centre

Temporary traffic lights on Bourges Boulevard have added to the delays for drivers in and around the city centre.

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An air ambulance above Peterborough this afternoon. Photo: Naomi Davis

Air ambulance called after car hits house in Peterborough

The emergency services, including an air ambulance, are at the scene of a collision after a car hit a house.

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