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Striking new nativity scene unveiled at Peterborough Cathedral

Striking new nativity scene unveiled at Peterborough Cathedral

A striking new nativity scene for Peterborough has been unveiled at the Cathedral.

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VIDEO: Peterborough children put top Christmas toys to the test

VIDEO: Peterborough children put top Christmas toys to the test

Wallets will be feeling a lot lighter for many Peterborough parents this Christmas after their children were let loose at a toy testing event in Queensgate Shopping Centre.

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FIRST LOOK: John Lewis releases 2016 Christmas Advert: Meet Buster the Boxer

FIRST LOOK: John Lewis releases 2016 Christmas Advert: Meet Buster the Boxer

Well, they’ve done it again. Get your tissues at the ready (for both laughter and tears) as you tune into this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert.

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LOCATION UPDATE: Coca Cola truck heading to Peterborough this Christmas…but not to the city centre

LOCATION UPDATE: Coca Cola truck heading to Peterborough this Christmas…but not to the city centre

The world famous Coca-Cola truck is heading to Peterborough again this Christmas after it drew a crowd of thousands last year!

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Coca Cola truck heading to Peterborough this Christmas

Coca Cola truck heading to Peterborough this Christmas

The world famous Coca-Cola truck is heading to Peterborough city centre again this Christmas after it drew a crowd of thousands last year!

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VIDEO: Spectacular Santa Run through Peterborough park

VIDEO: Spectacular Santa Run through Peterborough park

Hundreds of Santas brought Christmas spirit to Ferry Meadows during a charity run round the park.

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Coca Cola lorry arrives in Peterborough

Coca Cola lorry arrives in Peterborough

Love it or hate it, you won’t be able to miss the Coca Cola lorry which has arrived and parked up in Peterborough’s Cathedral Square this morning, Friday December 18.

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Hundreds visit two-acre Christmas lights’ display at home in Turves

Hundreds visit two-acre Christmas lights’ display at home in Turves

Hundreds of lights, more than a million bulbs, two generators, a decorated horse, thousands raised for charity and a month of hard work to set it all up. No, this is not a new version of the famous carol 12 Days of Christmas, but the incredible festive lights display in Turves which is bringing joy to thousands of people.

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Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza returns

Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza returns

The annual Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza takes place in the town on Friday (December 11) with Whittlesey Mayor Alex Miscandlon opening the event at 5pm.

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Peterborough dances into Christmas as Louis lights up the city

Peterborough dances into Christmas as Louis lights up the city

Peterborough danced in the streets with star gymnast Louis Smith as the Christmas lights were switched on starting the beginning of the festive season.

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Have your Christmas tree chipped in return for donation to Peterborough’s Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice

A company is offering to chip people’s Christmas trees in return for a donation to Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

Fire crews help Santa in Yaxley

Festive fire crews were out in force with Father Christmas this week.

Birthday pledge helps world’s needy

Two twin sisters have asked to sacrifice their birthday presents - to make sure needy people across the world are helped at Christmas.

Christmas spirit and story telling at Peterborough schools

Children have been taking to the stage to remember the first Christmas story.