Joel Lamy

New schools considered for two areas in Peterborough

New schools in Barnack and Hampton are being looked into by Peterborough City Council.

Fire news

Fire crews tackle separate field fires in Peterborough

Fire crews tackled two separate fires in fields yesterday (Tuesday, July 17).


TV presenter Chris Packham to visit King’s Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey for 'wildlife audit'

TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is coming to King’s Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey on Sunday morning (July 22) as part of the first independent 'wildlife audit' of its kind in the UK.

Ricky Locke with John Learoyd. Photo courtesy of RWT Photography

Peterborough magicians pull new leader out the hat

The Peterborough Society of Magicians has a new leader.

The successful coffee morning. Photo courtesy of David Bailey and RW Photography

Coffee morning raises hundreds of pounds for free children’s rides at Whittlesey Festival

Hundreds of pounds have been raised to provide free children’s rides at this year’s Whittlesey Festival.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Police warn about ‘very persistent and aggressive’ rogue traders operating across Peterborough

Police have issued a warning about “very persistent and aggressive” rogue traders who are operating across Peterborough.

An artist's impression of the new Aldi store

Plans for FOURTH Aldi store in Peterborough with up to 50 new jobs

Plans have been unveiled for a fourth Aldi store in Peterborough which would create up to 50 new jobs.

Police news

Wallet and purse stolen by ‘rogue traders’ offering to cut hedges at Peterborough homes

A wallet and purse were stolen by suspected rogue traders who offered to cut hedges at homes in Peterborough.

Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail at Serpentine Green

Take first step in retail with free training from Peterborough’s Serpentine Green

Serpentine Green shopping centre is calling for young people in Peterborough to take the first step in their retail careers by registering for its free training programme Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail.

International Food Centre in Lincoln Road

Alcohol licence granted to Peterborough store in area ‘swamped’ with off-licences

An alcohol licence has been granted to a convenience store in an area already “swamped” with off-licences able to sell booze.

The Magpas air ambulance at the scene. Photo: Andy Simmonds

Man taken to hospital with wounds after violence at Peterborough skate park

A man was taken to hospital with back and face wounds after reports of violence at a skate park in Peterborough.

Runners get drenched with powder paint for Fun Colour Rush at Peterborough’s Showground

More than a thousand charity runners were drenched with powder paint as they took part in the Fun Colour Rush at the East of England Arena and Events Centre (Showground).

Police at the former Cherry Tree pub

Man released under investigation after assault at former Peterborough pub

A man has been released under investigation following an assault at a former Peterborough pub.

The Solstice

Man arrested on suspicion of causing GBH at end of England-Sweden World Cup match

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault causing GBH following an incident at the end of the England-Swden World Cup quarter-final.


Driver taken to hospital after two car crash in Peterborough

A driver was taken to hospital after a two car crash in Peterborough.

The site of the proposed new affordable homes

Plans for 100 affordable homes at popular Peterborough centre

The developer who has bought most of the Werrington Centre has revealed plans to build 104 affordable new homes at the site.

Pino Soccio and Daniel Diupper with Hannah's mum Julie and Hannah

Bands lined up to perform at charity entertainment evening organised by brave Peterborough teenager

A brave teenager has been praised for setting up an entertainment event despite battling with illness which sees her faint without warning.

The first meeting of the new committee

Feisty start at first meeting of new ethics committee at Peterborough City Council

Politics may becoming increasingly divisive and unpredictable as the Brexit debate rages on, but in Peterborough attempts are being made to introduce a “kinder politics”, to quote a certain Jeremy Corbyn.

Presentation of Legion of Honour to Victor Golder (92) at the Town Hall by Jean-Claude Lafontaine, the French Consul. Also pictured is Victor's grandson Cpt James Keir EMN-180707-181524009

Peterborough Second World War hero receives top French honour

A city war hero has received France’s highest honour more than 70 years after he helped to liberate the country in the Second World War.

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