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

The Frothblowers micropub in Werrington hosts a three-day mini beer festival starting tonight.

Whats on

Emergency repairs needed on Peterborough street lights after 70mph storm

Emergency repairs are being carried out on street lights in Peterborough which were damaged in the high winds yesterday (Thursday).

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Dragon Boat racing at Thorpe Meadow.  Louis Smith with the Sue Ryder crew EMN-150613-173040009

Olympian Louis Smith and Posh players on board for Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival launch

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith and Peterborough United stars are set to appear at the launch of Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival.

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Police accident

Crash involving 2 lorries and 3 cars causing miles of delays on A1 at Peterborough

A crash involving two lorries and three cars is causing long delays on the A1 near Peterborough this afternoon, Frdiay.
Transport
Virgin Trains East Coast

Are passengers happy with Virgin Trains East Coast? Complaint numbers suggest not

Virgin Trains East Coast had one of the highest rates of passenger complaints in the country over last summer, according to the latest figures from the regulator.

Transport
The Ladykillers of Orton Brimbles.
Photo: Mike Kwasniak

10 things to do in Peterborough this week

Continuing their tradition of madcap spoofs, this year Eastern Angles have turned to the Ealing Comedies of the 1950s for inspiration with an off-the- wall retelling of The Ladykillers , in the Ladykillers of Orton Brimbles, Key Theatre, Jan 23-27.

Whats on
Peterborough Cathedral

New Dean to be installed

Two new clergy are to be installed at Peterborough Cathedral this weekend.

News

SHAMED: The 9 vehicles seized by police in Peterborough for offences this week

Here are the 9 vehicles seized by police in Peterborough the past seven days as the crackdown on uninsured drivers continues.

Crime
Police news

Woman escapes Peterborough gym car park after man tries to open car doors

A woman managed to escape a gym car park after a man tried to open two of her car doors.

Crime
Exterior of the Gordon Arms at Oundle Road EMN-180116-173051009

New look and brand for old Peterborough pub

One of Peterborough oldest pubs is set to undergo a revamp and a rebranding .

Eating Out
The cannabis farm found in Paston

Huge amount of drugs recovered as police bust cannabis farm in Peterborough

Police have found hundreds of cannabis plants following a raid at a property in Peterborough yesterday.

Crime
Dog In A Doublet pub

Good food doesn’t have to be complicated

The Straw Bear Festival which took over Whittlesey on Saturday was reason enough to head out to the Fenland town - and stop off for a little lunch en route at the Dog In A Doublet.

Eating Out
Jade Clube with Cookie

‘The whole of Castor completely adored her’ - tributes to pregnant pony who tragically died in storm

A pregnant pony who was loved by residents in Castor tragically died in yesterday’s storm after being struck by a fallen tree.

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Police appeal

Police investigate 'suspicious incident' after mother reports two men tried to walk off with child in Peterborough

Police are investigating a "suspicious incident" involving two men and a child in Peterborough yesterday.
Crime
Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya EMN-170713-212347009

MP for Peterborough voted against EU Withdrawal Bill to prevent government ‘power grab’

The MP for Peterborough says she voted against the EU Withdrawal Bill to prevent a “power grab” from the Government.

Politics
Police accident

Two lorry crash blocks Frank Perkins Parkway in Peterborough

A two lorry collision blocked Frank Perkins Parkway in Peterborough this morning, Friday January 19.

Transport
Court News

Former Peterborough pole dancer to be sentenced for encouraging postman's suicide

A former Peterborough pole dancer who entered into a suicide pact with a postman and left him to die alone is to be sentenced.

Crime
Cllr Matthew Mahabadi, Samantha Hemraj, Cllr Richard Ferris and MP Fiona Onasanya at St Michaels Gate

Peterborough MP’s anger over treatment of St Michael’s Gate homeless as she calls for Parliament committee hearing

Peterborough’s Labour MP wants a company which accommodates dozens of the city’s homeless residents to be grilled in public after becoming “distressed” by their living conditions.

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Jimi Needles

Award-winning DJ makes his debut at The Lightbox

Saturday night’s Eclectic Ballroom takeover at The Lightbox in Bridge Street features a guest spot from Jimi Needles.

Whats on
Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya EMN-170713-212347009

MP for Peterborough chosen as Labour whip

The MP for Peterborough has been chosen as a Labour whip.

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