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This is why there are so many military jets in the skies over Peterborough

Peterborough residents may have noticed an increase in the sound and sight of military jets in the skies over Peterborough this week.

News

Severe weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain in Peterborough issued by Met Office after prolonged heatwave

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorm has been issued for Peterborough and the surrounding areas.
News
A47 dualling can be completed six years before 2033 estimations according to Mayor James Palmer's office

Dualling of A47 at Peterborough can be finished six years ahead of schedule according to new report

The dualling of the A47 between Peterborough and Walton Highway could be complete six years sooner than originally estimated according to Mayor James Palmer.

Transport
Topping out ceremony at the new Hampton Gardens Secondary School  EMN-160612-153454009

New schools considered for two areas in Peterborough

New schools in Barnack and Hampton are being looked into by Peterborough City Council.

Education
Residents of Peterborough have the opportunity to become the city's YouTube stars in 900th anniversary scheme

Peterborough residents to become YouTube voices thanks to £25,000 grant to celebrate city's 900 years

The Vivacity Peterborough Museum and City Gallery has been awarded £25,000 Innovaton Fund Grant from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and Google.org for an exciting new initiative called  ‘StoryTheCity: Peterborough vlogs 900!’

Cambridgeshire
Headteacher Tracey Cunningham with teacher Nick Coles at William Law Primary School in Peterborough

Peterborough primary school becomes first in the UK to abolish marking of pupils' work

Teachers at a Peterborough primary school have stopped formally marking their pupils' work - and will hold one-to-one 'conferences' with students to talk about it instead.
Education
The Magpas air ambulance landed close to the scene. Photo: @JeremyOrbell

Cyclist airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after crash in Peterborough

A man has been airlifted to hospital after a crash in Peterborough this morning.
Transport
Fire news

Fire crews tackle separate field fires in Peterborough

Fire crews tackled two separate fires in fields yesterday (Tuesday, July 17).

News

TV presenter Chris Packham to visit King’s Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey for 'wildlife audit'

TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is coming to King’s Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey on Sunday morning (July 22) as part of the first independent 'wildlife audit' of its kind in the UK.

Environment
Ricky Locke with John Learoyd. Photo courtesy of RWT Photography

Peterborough magicians pull new leader out the hat

The Peterborough Society of Magicians has a new leader.

News
The successful coffee morning. Photo courtesy of David Bailey and RW Photography

Coffee morning raises hundreds of pounds for free children’s rides at Whittlesey Festival

Hundreds of pounds have been raised to provide free children’s rides at this year’s Whittlesey Festival.

News
Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Police warn about ‘very persistent and aggressive’ rogue traders operating across Peterborough

Police have issued a warning about “very persistent and aggressive” rogue traders who are operating across Peterborough.

Crime
'We can use our bus passes virtually anywhere ... except on our doorstep'

Stagecoach bus service 'letting Peterborough down'

I am writing to express concern about the loss of our bus service along Oundle Road, a main thoroughfare into the city centre.

Your Say
An artist's impression of the new Aldi store

Plans for FOURTH Aldi store in Peterborough with up to 50 new jobs

Plans have been unveiled for a fourth Aldi store in Peterborough which would create up to 50 new jobs.

Business
An appeal for information had been made by police

Cyclist suffers serious injuries in collision with van in Cambridgeshire

A man in his 50s has suffered serious injuries after a collision with a van in Cambridgeshire this morning.

Transport
The 10-year-old school boy was named by the authorities today

Police reveal name of boy struck by lorry in tragic Wisbech collision

A 10-year-old boy who sadly died in a collision in Weasenham Lane, Wisbech, yesterday morning has been named by police.

Transport
Holly, and mum Fiona, receive 15.48 million from the NHS

Disabled 12-year-old child model receives £15.48 million payout after Cambridgeshire NHS trust court settlement

A "sociable little girl", who has become a child model, is set to receive a multi-million pound NHS payout for injuries she suffered during her traumatic birth.
Health
Peter Burrow awarding the top prize to the winner

Peter Burrow and co tear up Peterborough Greyhound Stadium in the first Mascot Olympics

The Peterborough Greyhound Stadium played host to the inaugural Mascot Olympics as Peterborough United's Peter Burrow and Peterborough Greyhound's Rocket the Hare, went head to head with mascots from all around the county in a series of wacky sporting challenges.

News
Police news

Wallet and purse stolen by ‘rogue traders’ offering to cut hedges at Peterborough homes

A wallet and purse were stolen by suspected rogue traders who offered to cut hedges at homes in Peterborough.

Crime
Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail at Serpentine Green

Take first step in retail with free training from Peterborough’s Serpentine Green

Serpentine Green shopping centre is calling for young people in Peterborough to take the first step in their retail careers by registering for its free training programme Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail.

Business
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