Rough sleepers accused of fighting and having sex in Peterborough arcade must leave, judge rules

Two rough sleepers must vacate a Peterborough shopping parade where they have been accused of fighting, taking drugs and having sex in public, a top judge has ruled.
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Peterborough robbers got away with gold after knife threats

Police have released CCTV pictures after robbers got away with thousands of pounds of gold after threatening the owners with knives at a Peterborough home.
Terence Kenny - pic: Terry Harris

Peterborough driver more than four times over drink drive limit avoids jail

A man caught driving more than four times over the drink drive limit has narrowly avoided being sent to jail.

Guests at the Peterborough and District Law Society 88th annual dinner at the Haycock Hotel with President Belinda Smith and Mayor of Peterborough Coun. John Fox and Mayoress Judy Fox EMN-180414-183643009

Celebration for legal teams

Mayor of Peterborough John Fox was a guest of honour as some of the top legal minds in the city held their annual dinner.

Peterborough Magistrates' Court

Peterborough drink driver banned after being caught driving with provisional Lithuanian licence

A drink driver caught behind the wheel with only a Lithuanian provisional licence has been banned from getting behind the wheel for more than a year.

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Alcoholic Peterborough shoplifter given chance to tackle his addiction

An alcoholic shoplifter from Peterborough has been given the chance to tackle his addiction by a court,

Peterborough City Hospital

Woman who racially abused Peterborough City Hospital security guard is fined

A woman who racially abused a security officer at Peterborough City Hospital has been fined.

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Whistleblower reveals pressure put on staff by shamed Peterborough firm

A former employee of a Peterborough firm who pressure sold to elderly and vulnerable residents has hit out at the way the firm was run.
Queues caused during last summer's works

Major roadworks schemes to start on A47 and A1 at same time

Highways England has pledged there will be no repeat of last summer’s traffic chaos when two major roadwork schemes start next month.


Directors of Peterborough firm that 'treated customers as enemies' and 'based business on bullying and lies' jailed

Directors of a Peterborough firm which pressure sold beds and chairs to elderly and vulnerable residents have been jailed.
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'Experience of Peterborough firm left my elderly mum frightened'

The daughter of a woman who was targeted by Peterborough firm Life Comfort Products said the experience left her mum 'frightened.'
Fletton Parkway

Bins thrown onto Peterborough parkway putting lives at risk

Yobs throwing wheelie bins off bridges over a Peterborough parkway are putting lives at risk, police have warned.

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Former Peterborough United academy director Kit Carson to stand trial over indecent assault charges

A former Posh youth coach has denied indecently assaulting young boys.
Ivan Reed

Teacher who hit pupil in the arm and pulled ears of another banned from the classroom

A Peterborough teacher who banged the head of a pupil against a partition and pulled the ears of another pupil has been banned from the classroom.
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Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Pic: BCH Road Policing

Man in his 50s killed in Guyhirn crash

Police have said a man in his 50s died in a crash on the A141 at Guyhirn on Saturday.

Peterborough market

Peterborough market toilets to reopen after complaints from shoppers and traders

The toilets at Peterborough Market will reopen after complaints people had been urinating in waste areas of the area.

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Left to right- Technician Phil Lane, Mum Sarah holding baby Arlo, Paramedic James, Dad Gareth holding daughter Emily, Gritter Simon and 999 call taker Lucy

Gritter driver reunited with parents and baby he helped get to Peterborough hospital in snowstorm

A mother and father, whose baby was born in the back of an ambulance on their way to Peterborough City Hospital, when their vehicle and ambulance became stuck in the snow, has been reunited with the ambulance crew who delivered their baby into the world and the gritter man who freed the vehicle from the snow.

James Palmer

What does the future hold for Peterborough City Council - James Palmer

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer says he things the Combined Authority and Peterborough City Council will work strongly together, in response to former city councillor Charles Swift's fears the city council may be disbanded.

John Holdich

What does the future hold for Peterborough City Council -cllr John Holidch

The leader of Peterborough City Council John Holdich says the future is bright for the authority, following concerns raised by former councillor Charles Swift

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Former city councillor Charles Swift

What does the future hold for Peterborough City Council - Charles Swift

Former Peterborough City Councillor Charles Swift - who was the longest serving councilor in the country when he stepped down - says he fears for the future of the authority
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