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Academy remains ‘Good’

A Peterborough secondary school has retained its ‘Good’ rating after an inspection by Ofsted.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Classic comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels comes to a Peterborough stage

Peterborough’s award-winning musical theatre society PODS take to the stage once again this week to perform Broadway hit musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Key Theatre, March 20-24).

Whats on
Fletton Quays

Names chosen for Quays

The city’s rail and wildlife heritages are celebrated in the names selected for buildings and roads at the new £120 million Fletton Quays development.

Charlotte McAuliffe

Local Heroes: A bit of a fairy story for Charlotte

Charlotte McAuliffe was the automatic choice for this month’s Local Heroes interview, writes Joe Conway. Born and bred in Peterborough the 23-year-old cellist is one of the most sought-after classical musicians in the city.

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Jail for ma who assaulted ambulance crew

Peterborough man jailed for 'distressing' assault on female ambulance crew member who came to his rescue

A Peterborough man has been jailed after assaulting ambulance staff in Cathedral Square who were trying to help him.

Stephen Woodward

Man jailed for hitting woman with axe and threatening elderly man in Peterborough

A man who used an axe to seriously assault a woman - leaving her with a fractured skull - and threaten an elderly man has been jailed for 18 years.

The Magpas air ambulance landing in Peterborough this morning. Photo: Amy Price

Air ambulance lands in Peterborough after truck overturns

The Magpas air ambulance landed in Peterborough this morning after a report of a truck overturning.


Met Office forecasts 80% chance of 'heavy snow' for Peterborough as weather warnings extend across this weekend

The Met Office has forecast an 80% chance of snow in Peterborough as weather warnings have been extended across this weekend.
Tatums, which has replaced No 3 the Yard in Stamford.

Stamford gets a new bistro as Tatums opens for business

An award-winning chef has breathed new life into a former Stamford town centre restaurant.

Brad Barnes dines at The Chubby Castor restaurant EMN-180502-133727009

The Chubby Castor - it Fitz the bill in former village pub

I like to think that while dining out regularly in all kinds of venues has widened my appreciation of different foods, there are a couple of things I still tend to steer clear of; I include salmon and liver in that small and exclusive group.

Police News

Police called to 'suspicious incident' involving child at Bretton shop

Police were called to a 'suspicious incident' at Poundland in Bretton yesterday afternoon, Thursday March 15.


VIDEO: Oscar winner David an inspiration for pupils on return to his former Peterborough school

From the Academy Awards in LA to an academy in Peterborough, David Malinowski is becoming used to cheers ringing in his ears.

The Houses of Parliament

MPs critical of liquidated Peterborough and Cambridgeshire local enterprise partnership in report

MPs have criticised an organisation which funded infrastructure projects in Peterborough before being liquidated.

The scene of the fire.

Woman sentenced for setting house on fire after argument with partner

A Cambridgeshire woman who set light to her home following an argument with her partner has been sentenced.

Off The Cuff

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

Peterborough pubs will be rocking to the sound of tributes to Thin Lizzy and The Eagles this weekend - not to mention a big St Patrick’s Day celebration.

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Court News

Man who attempted to meet young girl he groomed online given suspended prison sentence

A man who attempted to meet a teenage girl he groomed online has been handed a suspended sentence and put on the Sex Offenders Register.
Long delays on South Fen Road caused by the A15 closure. Photo: Sheila Curtis

Three Peterborough women named as those killed in head-on crash with lorry on A15 at Baston

Three women from Peterborough have been named as those killed in a head-on crash between a car and a lorry on the A15 at Baston.
Police news

Police investigating 'unexplained death' as police find body in roadside ditch near Spalding

Police are treating the death of a man as 'unexplained' after his body was found near Splading today.

Traffic on one of Peterborough's Parkways

Who has right of way on Peterborough's Parkways and can I get in trouble for cutting in?

Believe it or not, a common question that often gets asked is what the laws are around joining Peterborough's Parkway system and who has right of way.
The note and biscuits left on the police car

Mystery person leaves note and gift on police car windscreen as thank you to Cambridgeshire Police and "all that you do"

A generous, anonymous member of the public has made a "random act of kindness" by leaving a note and gift on a police car windscreen.
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