Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

New chairman for leading business group in Cambridgeshire

New chairman for leading business group in Cambridgeshire

A new chairman has been elected for a leading voice for business in Cambridgeshire.

House prices in Peterborough continue to raise above the national average

HOUSE PRICES: how the cost of property has changed in Peterborough

The general trend of rising house prices is continuing, with the average UK property reaching £223,807 in October, an increase of 4.5% annually.

Interior of a Joules store.

Fashion retailer promises gift cards for the first shoppers at its new Peterborough store

Gift cards have been promised for the first shoppers at the new Joules store when it opens in Peterborough on Thursday.

Business Minister Margot James.

Three Peterborough businesses named for not paying the legal wage

Three businesses in Peterborough have been named for failing to pay staff a legal wage.

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A 15,000 grant to Crowland Methodist Church has permitted internal and external refurbishments

£15,000 grant from business allows refurbishment of Crowland Methodist Church

After a five-year consultation period of whether to relocate Crowland Methodist Church, members collectively took the decision to remain at the current Chapel and with the help of a £15,000 grant have just completed a phase of work.
Peterborough Market empty isles. EMN-170312-094157009

Use it or lose it, warn worried market traders

Traders have urged shoppers to use their market or lose it after seeing a dramatic downturn in footfall.

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Radical sports cars manufacturers at Ivatt Way, Westwood EMN-170707-145629009

AGENDA: Sales and profits rise as Peterborough companies shrug off uncertainty

Determined businesses leaders in Peterborough are shrugging off political uncertainty and powering ahead piling up sales and profits.

Discovery Business Park in Yaxley.

Rapid demand for units at two business parks in Peterborough

Demand for space at two business parks in Peterborough is brisk with units quickly filling up, according to one commercial agent.

Bob and Mavis Roan, who started the company 60 years ago, with their son Rob Roan (who runs it now) with guests at their 60 years celebration at Roan Fabrications, Orton Southgate. EMN-171011-165814009

Peterborough engineers with a cutting edge celebrate diamond anniversary

Delighted staff at a metal fabrications company in Peterborough have been celebrating the company’s 60th anniversary.

Stephen Van Rooyen has just been appointed as a non executive director of Peterborough-based BGL.

Peterborough insurance giant appoints Sky boss to its board of directors

The boss of telecommunications giant Sky in the UK and Ireland has been appointed as a non-executive director of Peterborough-based BGL Group.

Ashley Highfield, CEO Johnston Press

Pioneering BBC project secures local democracy reporter for PT in Peterborough

The Peterborough Telegraph will be taking on a local democracy reporter to help cover the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and public meetings in Cambridgeshire as part of the BBC’s Local News Partnerships.

Cathedral Square market in years gone by

Is it time Peterborough got a Sunday farmers’ market?

You may have noticed at the start of this week that a number of chalet-like stalls began being set up in Cathedral Square, writes Peterborough Telegraph columnist and city chef Lee Clarke.

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The premises of Safapac, which were used for a training exercise by fire crews.

Fire crews test their skills in mock emergency at chemicals manufacturer in Peterborough

Fire crews were put through their paces at a mock chemical emergency staged at a chemicals manufacturer in Peterborough.

Awards winners - the Regal Park team with James Trigg, managing director, second right

Double award success for estate agents in Peterborough

An estate agents in Peterborough has just scooped two prestigious awards - for the second year running

Gurkha Lounge at Hampton. EMN-170512-092020009

Hampton gets a new place to eat - and another is on the way before Christmas

Curry lovers were given a boost this week with a new venue opening in Hampton

Boston Stump.

Free unlimited access to all Boston Standard online content

Dear readers,

I’m writing to let you know about some changes we’re making to the Boston Standard’s website.

The Job Show founders Caroline  Connaughton and Victoria Clarke with their award.

National award win for the Peterborough business

A Peterborough business specialising in recruitment and careers shows has just won a national award.

Penny Power.

Renown entrepreneur to help Peterborough businesses to close productivity gap

A renown entrepreneur will provide insights for Peterborough business leaders on using the internet to build productivity and tackle the loneliness faced by the self-employed.

Police accident EMN-171019-104505001

UPDATE: A15 near Peterborough re-opens after serious collision

Emergency services have re-opened the A15 near Helpston after a two-vehicle collision this morning.

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