Fireworks and fizz for Peterborough's Cathedral Square revellers

Revellers welcomed 2017 in with fireworks and fizz in Peterborough's Cathedral Square.

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:49 pm
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While there were no official celebrations organised in Peterborough to take place as the clocks struck midnight, dozens of residents gathered in the city centre to celebrate the start of the new year.

Flares were set off, champagne sprayed and families lit sparklers as crowds enjoyed the impromptu festivities.

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New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151802009
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New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151702009
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New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151750009
New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151802009
New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151814009
New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151826009
New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151702009
New Year's Eve celebrations on Cathedral Square EMN-170101-151714009
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