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Peterborough retailer to donate unsold food to people in need

A leading retailer is to share out unsold food at its Peterborough stores among local charities.

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From left,  Stephen Barclay, MP for North East Cambridgeshire, David Pomfret , principal at CWA, Peter Simpson, CEO Anglian Water.

Water giant opens new training centre in Wisbech

A new work skills training centre has opened in Wisbech.

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Insurewise celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Peterborough’s Insurewise celebrates its 25th anniversary

The champagne corks were popping as a Peterborough insurance company celebrated 25 years in business.

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Debbie Hewitt, who has been appointed the new non-executive chairman of the BGL Group. She will take over from Peter Winslow on July 1.

New chairman named for Peterborough insurance giant

Peterborough-based insurance giant the BGL Group has announced the appointment of a new chairman,

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Scott Lewis of Flowers and Plants Direct.

Flower seller in Peterborough says his business is blooming

A flower seller in Peterborough has vowed not to rest on his laurels after selling half a million stems in his first six months.

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Austen Adam, divisional MD for Metalcraft, left, with Neil Kirby, apprentice trainer, right, and some of the new apprentices.'''Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Engineering giant in Chatteris celebrates recruitment of 500th apprentice

A leading engineering company has underlined the importance of apprentices to the industry’s future with the achievement of a new milestone.

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Protesting, Councillor Julie Howell, centre, with concerned residents.

Householders seek to block plans for road link from the Peterborough street where they live to business park

Angry householders in Peterborough are protesting at plans to use the street where they live as a link to a large business park.

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First family day at Peterborough business park is all fun and no work

A host of people turned out for the first family fun day staged at one of Peterborough’s most distinctive business parks.

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Staff at Webroster.

Software firm in Peterborough eyes expansion as it pilots care at home project

A software company in Peterorough is looking at a major expansion that could double its workforce as demand for its products grows.

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Hanifeh Zarezadeh, 3D development engineer, examines the quality of jewellery 3D prints.

Royal honour for Peterborough manufacturer as it wins its second Queen’s Award

A royal celebration is planned by an innovative Peterborough manufacturer after it won its second Queen’s Award in two years.

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Peterborough manufacturer is reaching for new heights as firm turns 40

A leading manufacturer of lifting equipment has marked its 40th anniversary with a celebration at its new factory in Peterborough.
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The offices of E-Leather in Peterborough.

Peterborough manufacturer is among UK’s fastest growing international sales stars

An expanding technology company in Peterborough is growing its overseas sales at one of the fastest rates in the UK, according to a new survey.

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Michele Soccio with his Crystal Clear Creations products at the Whittlesey Business Forum busines and community fayre.  EMN-180520-175152009

Hundreds attend business forum’s fayre in Whittlesey

More than 500 people turned out for a business and community fayre in Whittlesey.

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The number of JSA claimants in Peterborough has fallen.

New fall in Peterborough’s jobless figures

The number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits in Peterborough fell last month.

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Poundworld in Peterborough.

Budget retailer Poundworld with stores in Peterborough and Wisbech goes into administration

Retailer Poundworld, which employs staff at stores in Peterborough and Wisbech, has gone into administration.
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Poundworld in the Rivergate shopping centre, Peterborough.

Worrying times for staff at Peterborough's Poundworld

Staff at a Peterborough retailer are facing a tough time as the business edges towards administration.
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Fresh produce chief in Peterborough is at the heart of battle for Brexit

A director of a leading fresh produce supplier in Peterborough is at the heart of the fight to secure the horticulture industry’s future after Brexit.
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The Hain Daniels New Covent Garden Soup factory in Peterborough.

Vow to help Peterborough workers facing redundancy as soup factory prepares for closure

Action has been pledged to help 80 workers who are poised to lose their jobs with the closure of a soup manufacturer in Peterborough.

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The Green Salad Bar.

Salad bar to open in Peterborough city centre

A salad bar is to open in Peterborough city centre after a lease was agreed for a vacant unit.

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Richard Godfrey, manager of the new Peters' Cleaners, in Crowland.

Peterborough dry cleaners expands with new acquisition

A dry cleaning business created 55 years ago has expanded its operations with the opening of a new outlet.

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