Road closed by three vehicle crash in Peterborough

A road was closed this evening following a three vehicle crash.

Peterborough City Hospital

Thousands of days a month lost to bed blocking at Peterborough City Hospital

On an average day at the North West Anglia NHS Trust, 65 beds are occupied by patients who no longer need to stay in hospital, according to figures from NHS England.
Child Care

City’s child care bill will rise by £4m

An extra £3.9 million will be paid out by Peterborough City Council due to a rise in children needing care.

Craig Lemmon, head chef at the Riverside restaurant at the Key Theatre

Why Craig is the Key to the success of the Riverside restaurant

MEET THE CHEF: Craig Lemmon is the Head Chef and Restaurant Manager at the Vivacity Riverside Restaurant, housed within Peterborough’s Key Theatre. Much-travelled and experienced chef Craig has been in charge at the pretty, glass fronted establishment, overlooking the River Nene, since last October, and has gradually stamped his mark on the menus.

Eating Out
Katrina and Kitt

Five questions to see if you could you be a volunteer cat fosterer

The summer months bring a feeling of desperation to animal charities. Nearly all phone calls from the public are to report heavily pregnant stray cats, abandoned or unwanted litters of kittens dumped in the hope of someone finding them, some as young as a few days old found in boxes, left to die. And then there are the mum cats with young kittens found in sheds, garages and gardens.

Alun Williams and Melanie Addison host their wedding reception at the Green Back Yard, where they met as volunteers. Pictured with bridesmaids Rhiannon Blackshaw, Kate Blackshaw, Emma Smolnikova, Ebony Quow, Esther Jeffers. ENGEMN00120120408203058

Big plans ahead for the Green Backyard

A thriving Green Backyard is looking to have its own stall at Peterborough City Market and regularly host weddings.


Air force explains why military jets began training so early and why operations have increased over Peterborough

RAF Lakenheath and the USAF have explained why military jets could be seen and heard in the sky over Peterborough earlier than normal.


Peterborough man who pulled knife out in prison fight avoids return trip to jail

A Peterborough man who was jailed after stabbing a man in the city has avoided a further spell behind bars after he was caught with a knife in prison.

Sing For Life comes to The Cresset

Pop-up choir to sing for Peterborough’s Sue Ryder Thorpe hall Hospice

More than 80 specially-recruited women from across the city and beyond will perform live on stage at The Cresset in Peterborough on Saturday (July 21) in the Sing for Life 2018 gala charity concert, supporting Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

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Dusk til Dawn

The best places in Peterborough for live music and DJs

There’s two new bands mnaking their debuts at Peterborough’s The Met tonight and a great night of funk, soul, disco, and hip-hop from Shaka Loves You at The Lightbox tomorrow - not to mention Dusk til Dawn (pictured) at Charters’ Sunday Sessions.

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The vacant rooms ready to be sublet in one of the properties.

Busted! The Peterborough rogues renting and subletting unsafe houses

Our Housing Enforcement Team has successfully tackled a group of individuals who were subletting unsafe houses in the city, writes Rob Hill, assistant director for Community Safety at Peterborough City Council.

The bag of drugs recovered by police in Peterborough

Man charged after being arrested on suspicion of dealing class A drugs in Peterborough

A man has been charged after police arrested him in Peterborough on suspicion of dealing class A drugs.
Morrisons' new 'Quieter Hour' aims to help customers who struggle with music and noise

Morrisons Quieter Hour launched in Peterborough: when does it start and how does it work?

Supermarket chain Morrisons has introduced a new ‘quieter hour’ in stores to benefit shoppers who struggle with music and noise.
Werrington's Traditional Fish and Chips

There’s fun and games at Peterborough chip shop’s grand reopening

A family run fish and chip shop that has been at the heart of the Werrington community for around 80 years will celebrate its new look with a special fun and food event today (Friday, July 20).

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Exterior of the Jigsaw Centre at Herlington where the food bank is based EMN-180716-124717009

This is why Peterborough foodbanks are closing despite being used by over 2,000 local children

Thousands of children in Peterborough have needed the help of city foodbanks over the past year, it has been revealed.

Bridge Street

Is Peterborough’s cycling ban forward thinking or small-minded penny pinching?

This column is dedicated to Mark Booker and his friend who, a few weeks ago, cycled through Peterborough on their way from Southend to Bridlington along the national cycle network, writes Peterborough Civic Society’s Toby Wood.

Cathedral Precincts tour

The 11 best things to do in Peterborough this week

Youth Jam 18 will take over Cathedral Square on Saturday bringing a day-long programme of events and performances giving young people a chance to take the spotlight through live music, theatre and dance.

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Dr Dawn Harper is a TV doctor part of the campaign

Peterborough cancer survivor pleads that residents watch out for key signs that many often miss

A women from Peterborough who survived cancer has urged fellow residents to back a new awareness campaign.


This is when rain is forecast for Peterborough as farmers’ fear for harvest yields after a month without rain

As Peterborough continues to bake in scorching sunshine, the region’s farmers have been hit hard by the hot, dry weather.

Find the golden ticket and win

Another chance to find a golden ticket and win a £150 prize

We have teamed up with Queensgate Shopping Centre in Peterborough to offer you the chance to hunt for prizes worth £600 as part of the celebration of Independent Retailer Month and Westgate Arcade’s 90th anniversary,

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