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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.
Crime
The scene of the crash on the A47 in Peterborough. Photo: Craig Campbell

Long delays on A47 Paston Parkway after four vehicle crash

A four vehicle crash has blocked part of the A47 in Peterborough this evening, Thursday April 19.
Transport

'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.'
Crime
Thomas Cook dragon boat racing at the PCRC rowing course, Thorpe Meadows. Thomas Cook Money team EMN-180419-140806009

Peterborough basks in the sun as UK experiences hottest April temperature in nearly 70 years

Peterborough has been basking in the sun today as the UK experiences the hottest April temperature in nearly 70 years.

News
The scene of the fatal crash

Man charged over causing death by dangerous driving of Whittlesey man and well-known Peterborough rugby player

A man has been charged following a fatal crash on the B1040 Ramsey Road, Whittlesey.
Crime
The car which fled from police. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Driver reported for multiple offences after failing to stop for police in Peterborough

A motorist has been reported for multiple offences after failing to stop for police in Peterborough today, Thursday April 19.

Crime
Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

‘This is the first bit of clear road’ - Driver’s excuse after being caught averaging 110mph on A1 in new car

A driver averaging 110mph on a stretch of the A1M told road police he was speeding because it was the first stretch of clear road he had encountered in his new car.

Transport
Police news

Trio charged over ram-raids in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire

Two men and a teenage boy have been charged in connection with four ram raids across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Lincolnshire following an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Crime
Frothblowers Pub, Werrington joint proprietors  John Lawrence and Steve Williams

What’s on at Peterborough’s pubs, clubs and bars this week

There’s a two-day St George’s Day cider festival at the Blue Bell and Frothblowers in Werrington this weekend not to mention some of the best local bands playing acrposs the city.

Whats on

Peterborough United in Song to show support for Prostate Cancer UK

Peterborough’s Cresset Theatre opened its doors for Men United in Song on Saturday, a charity concert supporting Prostate Cancer UK, organised by the city’s award-winning Peterborough Male Voice Choir.

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The van stopped by police in Peterborough today. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Man arrested in Peterborough after fleeing from van suspected of being used in multiple fuel thefts

A man has been arrested by police on suspicion of multiple offences after running from police in Peterborough this morning, Thursday.
Crime
Fly-tipping in Norwood Lane EMN-180418-121523009

Caravan dumped at fly-tipping hotspot in Peterborough and another set on fire

A caravan was dumped at a notorious fly-tipping hotspot in Peterborough and another was set on fire.

News
JAILED: Liam Schneider, 42, of Scalford Drive, Peterborough

Peterborough conman jailed after preying on elderly victims

A Peterborough man who preyed on elderly victims by pretending his daughter needed a new bed has been jailed for two years.
Crime
Police news

Three arrested on suspicion of murder after man found dead

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in March.

Crime
Damian Wawrzyniak at House of Feasts

Peterborough chef’s #StopNoShow campaign goes global

A Peterborough restaurateur has seen his battle against the crippling effect on the food and drink industry of customers failing to turn up to honour bookings go worldwide.

Business

REVEALED: Peterborough’s lost and forgotten pubs you used to drink in and now sorely miss

Did you have a favourite Peterborough watering hole that is no longer there?

Nostalgia
Do you recognise these people?

CCTV released after person hospitalised in 'incredibly traumatic' dog attack in Peterborough

Police investigating a dog attack in Peterborough have released CCTV images of three people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
Crime

VIDEO: Cambridgeshire Police officer given final warning after running down suspect on pavement and saying ‘That’s how you deal with that’

A Cambridgeshire Police officer has been given a final warning at a gross misconduct hearing after mounting a pavement with his patrol car and running down a suspect before saying ‘That’s how you deal with that’.

Crime
The training exercise in Peterborough City Centre last night. Photo: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

Fire crews respond to mock chemical incident in Peterborough City Centre as training continues

Fire crews responded to a chemical incident with multiple causalities in Peterborough City Centre, but thankfully it was all just part of their training.

News

Woman arrested and man on the run after helicopter and dog units called in to pursuit through Peterborough

A 21-year-old woman has been arrested and a man in still on the run after a police pursuit through Peterborough today.

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