Joel Lamy

Disgust as Peterborough teenager bites into large dead bug in McDonald’s burger

A Peterborough teenager was left shocked and disgusted after biting into a large bug which was in his McDonald’s Chicken Legend meal.

The fly-tipped rubbish

March fly-tipper ordered to pay more than £2,500

A March man has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 in fines and court costs after being prosecuted for fly-tipping by Fenland District Council.

An artist's impression of the new development

Go ahead for new homes, restaurant, pub and café in Hampton despite parking concerns

A new large development in Hampton with a restaurant, pub and café has received planning permission despite concerns over a lack of parking.

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Police called to Asda in Peterborough after member of staff allegedly assaulted

Police were called to Asda in Peterborough this morning after a member of staff was allegedly assaulted.
A Thameslink train

Changes for Peterborough to London train services announced

New train timetables between Peterborough and London have been announced which includes journeys to St Pancras and beyond.

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Man charged with GBH, assault, blackmail, burglary and dangerous driving after incident in Peterborough

Man charged with GBH, assault, blackmail, burglary and dangerous driving after incident in Peterborough

A man has been charged with 11 offences including GBH with intent, blackmail, burglary and dangerous driving.

The Tornado at Orton Mere on the day it broke down. Photo: Andrew Hensley

Tornado event postponed at Nene Valley Railway

Locomotive fans will miss out on experiencing the £3 million Tornado at Nene Valley Railway after the event was postponed.

Bell ringer Terry Wright in the bell tower at St John the Baptist, Barnack EMN-180423-125630009

Bells ring out all day in Peterborough to celebrate St George’s Day

By George it was great to be English yesterday.

The Magpas air ambulance

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after collision in Glatton

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge after a single vehicle collision in Glatton, Huntingdon.

Fire news

Disposable barbecue on bin causes two houses to catch fire in Fenland town of March

A disposable barbecue left on a bin caused two houses to catch fire in the Fenland town of March.

Police news

Man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and blackmail after police chase in Peterborough

A man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a police chase was later arrested on suspicion of blackmail and common assault.

Police accident EMN-180116-100118001

UPDATE: Delays on A1M after four HGVs collide

There were queues on the A1M this morning (Monday, April 23) following a collision between four HGVs.

Protesters in Bridge Street including Neil Webber (left) and John Donnelly (right)

Worried Peterborough parents demonstrate against care changes

Desperate parents yesterday pleaded for a U-turn on changes to a children’s home as they warned families could go into crisis.

Eye C of E Primary School EMN-180314-175547009

Leading Peterborough primary may face action over invalid SATS results

Action could be taken against Peterborough’s top performing primary school which had some of its SATS results declared invalid due to maladministration.

Health news

More mental health help available at Peterborough and Cambridgeshire GP surgeries

Patients can now access the Primary Care Mental Health Service through all GP surgeries in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Simon Burgess

City Scout to represent UK

Simon Burgess from Peterborough is set to represent the UK at the European Scouting event, Roverway 2018, in the Netherlands. Roverway is a gathering of Scouts and Guides aged 16 to 22 from across Europe and will be held from July 21 to August 2.

The presentation

Money donated for new smoke alarms

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Whittlesey Rotary Club to fund smoke alarms for vulnerable adults living in Whittlesey and the surrounding areas.

Peter Reeve

UKIP election candidate wants to see Peterborough City Council replaced

A candidate standing for election to Peterborough City Council wants to see the council replaced by a new authority, which he claims will save taxpayers tens of millions of pounds a year.

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Brandon Lewis, Cllr Lynne Ayres, Cllr Wayne Fitzgerald, Rylan Fowler and Cllr John Peach in front of Fletton Quays

FEATURE: Which Peterborough politicians will be smiling after local elections?

Predicting election results is a fool’s game.

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Peterborough Liberal Democrats manifesto launch for the May elections EMN-180414-183726009

Lib Dems reveal Peterborough manifesto and Conservatives defend city record

The Liberal Democrats have revealed their manifesto for the local elections on May 3.

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