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VIDEO: Cyclist 'pops a wheelie' riding the WRONG WAY down Peterborough dual carriageway into oncoming traffic

This is the moment a Peterborough driving instructor captured a cyclist 'popping a wheelie' into head-on traffic on a Peterborough City Centre dual carriageway.
Carluccios in Peterborough

How to get a FREE food at Carluccio's in Peterborough next weekend

According to many, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. This may be true, but, thanks to Carluccio’s in Peterboorugh there is now such a thing as a free breakfast.

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Carpetright in Peterborough

Jobs at risk at Peterborough Carpetright as retailer eyes store closures

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.

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.

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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.

An artist's impression of one of the Antony Gormley statues in Cathedral Square

City centre set to be decorated by sculptures

Works of arts produced by the famous sculptor Sir Antony Gormley will decorate the city centre skyline next month.

A cyclist is fined on Bridge Street

More Peterborough cyclists and litterers NAMED AND SHAMED amidst calls for bigger Bridge Street fines

The leader of Peterborough City Council has called for bigger fines to be handed out to Bridge Street cyclists - after 18 were ordered to pay more than £400 at court.

The launch of the abseil at Peterborough Cathedral

No let down for thrillseekers at city’s cathedral

Thrillseekers can now sign up to abseil down Peterborough Cathedral in aid of two good causes.

Women's festival in Peterborough in 2016

Annual Women’s Festival set to begin in Peterborough

The third annual Peterborough Women’s Festival begins tonight (Friday, March 9).

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LETTER: Police advice shut Peterborough City Council public gallery

The decision to close the public gallery was made following a Peterborough City Council meeting on 19 July because of a significant disturbance which made it impossible for the council to conduct important business, including the approval of a plan to tackle crime and disorder in the city.

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An artist's impressions of the new flats

Plans for nearly 100 flats above former Marks & Spencer store in Peterborough

Nearly 100 flats could be built above the former Marks & Spencer store in Bridge Street.

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Clarification regarding Peterborough city centre litterers and cyclists handed big fines at court

Following an article headlined 'NAMED & SHAMED: Peterborough City centre litterers and cyclists handed big fines at court' which appeared on this website yesterday, Thursday March 8, it has been brought to the Peterborough Telegraph's attention that Peterborough City Council made a mistake in naming one of the people featured.

Ambulance attended the concern for safety to ensure the man was cared for.

Police and ambulance crews respond to concern for man's safety in Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough

Police and ambulance crews helped an elderly man to safety after he was found wandering in the carriageway along Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough City Centre this morning.
Illegal cyclist - a cyclist flouts the daytime ban on cycling down Bridge Street outside the Town Hall

NAMED & SHAMED: Peterborough City centre litterers and cyclists handed big fines at court

More than a dozen residents caught cycling in Bridge Street and littering in Peterborough city centre have been handed fines at court.

Tributes left at the spot where Valerie Collins was found this week

LETTER: Spell out help for rough sleepers in Peterborough after Valerie’s death

I think that one death on the streets of Peterborough of a homeless person is one death too many.

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IN PICTURES: 900 primary school pupils make Peterborough Sings a hit

The Peterborough Sings! Abba Singing Days took place at The Cresset on Monday and Tuesday this week, with more than 900 pupils from 13 primary schools participating over the two days.

New Look is set to close 60 of its stores. Picture: PA Wire

FULL LIST of New Look stores set to shut, including Peterborough branch, as brand axes nearly 1,000 jobs

Up to 980 jobs are being axed at embattled retailer New Look under proposals to shut 60 stores and slash rent on nearly 400 shops as part of a rescue plan.


Peterborough Passport Office 'in lockdown' after suspicious substance received

Part of Peterborough Passport Office has been cordoned off this afternoon after a "suspicious substance" was received.


Woman found dead in Peterborough this morning named locally as one of city's most colourful rough sleepers

A woman found dead in Peterborough city centre this morning has been named locally as one of Peterborough's most colourful rough sleepers.
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Police news

Peterborough city centre car park cordoned off by police

Police and ambulance crews have cordoned off the car park in St Peter's Road in Peterborough city centre this morning, Monday March 5.
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