REVEALED: The Ofsted rating of every primary school in Peterborough

Making the decision as to which primary school your child should attend is one of the most important a parent makes and one hundreds of parent sin Peterborough make when applying to schools each year.

Must Farm bronze age site

Must Farm discoveries discussed by expert

The archaeological discoveries at Must Farm Bronze Age settlement will be the topic of a talk this week.

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Justin Moorhouse

Reasons to be cheerful there’s 1, 2, 3 comedy clubs to look forward to

If you missed out on the Key Theatre Comedy Festival last week, fear not... there are plenty more laughs to be had just around the corner.

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Councillors Dave King and Marco Cereste at the opening of the new garden play area at Cygnets pre-school at Hampton Hargate with children, staff and parents EMN-180226-160745009

New look for pre-school garden

A garden area at a pre-school has reopened after improvements were made.

Fiona Onasanya

MP for Peterborough pulls out of event run by woman suspended from Labour

The MP for Peterborough has pulled out of an event in the city hosted by a woman suspended by Labour after being accused of anti-Semitism.

An artist's impressions of the new flats

City centre club owner worried by plan for flats

The owner of a city centre nightclub is worried businesses could be affected if residents at a proposed new block of flats complain about the noise.

Trouble sleeping can be overcome

Sleep - you’ll regret not sorting it

I n the swirl of time, I like to think of mistakes as lessons to be learned, a yardstick for measuring what has been and what is yet to come, writes hypnotherapist John Cooper.

The laying of the first brick

Work begins on new homes

Work has begun on 29 homes in Midland Road, West Town by Medesham Homes, a joint development company between Peterborough City Council and Cross Keys Homes.

Paul Easthorpe, Gareth Lorman and Devon Brooks from Nene Park Trust receive cheque from Stella Gatehouse (branch director) and Holly Simpson (customer services) at Santander, Long Causeway EMN-180221-155038009

£5,000 for Nene Park Trust

Nene Park Trust has received £5,000 to fund the conversion of a vehicle store into a fully equipped workshop, from which its volunteer team will be able to create a wide range of products for use.

The Head Wrap Diaries'. Photo - � Foteini Christofilopoulou.

Get wrapped up in uplifting theatre

Peterborough Presents are transforming Gladstone Park Community Centre into a hair salon for a fun and uplifting dance show.

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Julie Thompson  and daughter Hannah Thompson (15) from Sugar Way, Woodston. They are raising funds for four different charities EMN-180203-160252009

Teenager defies illness to help good causes

A teenager who has been fundraising since she was a child has stepped up her efforts after becoming ill herself.

St Michael's Gate, Parnwell. EMN-161025-173120009

Calls to end ‘widespread’ evictions

A new Homeless Reduction Strategy for Peterborough calls on the Government to end the “widespread use” of an eviction process which saw a city estate cleared of almost all of its residents.

Peterborough City Hospital exteriors

City hospital to go ‘back to the drawing board’

The trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital needs to go “back to the drawing board” to find a solution to an unexpected rise in patients, its chief executive admitted.


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).

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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.

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