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Great Wall trek to help Brody

A lifelong wish to trek across the Great Wall of China will help a severely disabled child from Dogsthorpe get the new chair he desperately needs.

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Jane Hogg at LOngthorpe Church where there are several memorials to World War 1 soldiers EMN-180516-153847009

Church aims to end mystery of WW1 veterans

A Peterborough church is looking to end the mystery of why some First World War veterans are remembered on its memorial board as it plans to honour their service later this year.

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Motorcyclist suffers life-changing injuries as A605 Oundle Road closed after serious road collision

The A605 Oundle Road has been closed after a serious road collision.

Transport
Opening of the Little Miracles sensory room at Queensgate. EMN-180514-231420009

Sensory room at Queensgate

Queensgate has launched the region’s first purpose built sensory room in a shopping centre.

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WEATHER WARNING: Thunderstorms in Peterborough could cause threat to life warns Met Office

The Met Office is warning thunderstorms in Peterborough cause cause a threat to life.
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Eye C of E Primary School EMN-180314-175547009

INTERVIEW: Changes made at primary school where some SATs results were declared invalid

Director of education at Peterborough City Council Jonathan Lewis said Eye C of E Primary School is a great school despite some of last year’s SATs results being declared invalid due to maladministration.

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Jonathan Lewis EMN-180519-081013009

INTERVIEW: Peterborough’s education chief seeks big improvements in league tables as he outlines vision for schools

He was a high flyer working for the Government and regularly meeting with ministers, but Peterborough’s education chief has given it all up to try and improve schools results in the city where his career first blossomed.

Education

INTERVIEW: Rapid improvement possible at Peterborough primary school rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted

Rapid improvement can be made at Hampton Vale Primary School after it was rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted, according to Jonathan Lewis, director of education at Peterborough City Council.

Education
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Long tailbacks on A1 after collision between tanker lorry and car

Long tailbacks formed after a collision between a tanker lorry and a car on the A1 near Wansford.

Transport
The scene of the crash on Fletton Parkway this evening

Rush hour chaos as jack-knifed pick-up with trailer blocks Fletton Parkway in Peterborough - long delays

A jack-knifed pick up truck pulling a trailer is causing long delays on Fletton Parkway in Peterborough this afternoon, Friday May 25.
Transport

Iconic mural unveiled at Fletton Quays

The iconic Town Bridge mural which used to be on the side of Bridge House was fully revealed for the first time at its new home on the multi-storey car park at the Fletton Quays development.

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Peterborough the Place To Be as statues from world famous sculptor decorate the city centre skyline

Peterborough has become the Place To Be as statues from world famous sculptor Antony Gormley were put onto the roofs of three buildings to create a fabulous vision in the city centre.

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The scene of the collision on Nene Parkway

‘It’s lucky nobody died’ - Peterborough woman loses licence for dangerous driving which caused four car parkway crash

A woman who caused a serious four car collision which left a victim with bad neck injuries has lost her licence for two years.

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Peterborough Police News

Description released of man wanted for series of sexual offences in Peterborough, including sexual assault on teenage girl

Peterborough police have released a description of the man they are hunting for following a series of sexual offences in the city.

Crime
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Police interview man in Peterborough suspected of making false personal injury claim

Police interviewed a man in Peterborough suspected of making a false personal injury claim during a day of action.

Crime
Milkshake Live

Get ready to meet Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer and Shine and more

“It’s a magical show full of audience participation,” says Milkshake presenter and show director Derek Moran of this exciting show, Milkshake! Live, The Magic Storybook (The Broadway, May 26).

Whats on
Tara Pasveer

Regional College musicians bring you some classic film sounds

Musicians from Peterborough Regional College will take to the stage tonight (Friday) with nostalgic Film Feels music from the movies.

Whats on
Peterborough Police

Manhunt launched in Peterborough after police link series of sexual offences, including sexual assault, to single man

Police are investigating a series of incidents in a Peterborough woodland including indecent exposures, sexual assault and an attempted robbery.
Crime

Man arrested after seven-hour stand-off with armed police in Peterborough

A man has arrested following a seven-hour stand-off with armed police in Peterborough.
Crime
The package Churchley tried to smuggle in

Woman jailed for trying to smuggle mobile phones wrapped in cling film into Peterborough prison

A woman who attempted to smuggle two mobile phones into HMP Peterborough wrapped in cling film has been jailed.

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