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LETTER: Keep Peterborough services in central location

Re Peterborough Telegraph Facebook favourites on May 3, Peterborough mental health unit sold for housing.

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Lorry crashes into wall and lamppost in Peterborough city centre street

A lorry crashed into a wall and lamppost in a Peterborough city centre street.


PHOTO SPECIAL: Hundreds dance the day away in Peterborough city centre

Around 400 dancers, representing groups from far and wide, entertained crowds all around Peterborough city centre on Saturday as part of the National Day of Dance.

Peterborough Cathedral's new Big Book!

Giant artwork unveiled at Peterborough Cathedral to mark 900th anniversary

A 2.2 metre tall book has been installed on the lawns at the west front of Peterborough Cathedral to mark its 900th anniversary.

The Travelchoice Kiosk in Queensgate Bus Station

LETTER: Annoyed by closures in Peterborough city centre

Following some items in recent issues of the PT, I wanted to add a few comments. They are some of my pet peeves.

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How well do you know Peterborough’s streets?

How well do you know Peterborough streets?


PHOTO GALLERY: Peterborough gets sporty in Central Park

The sun shone on Central Park in Peterborough on Sunday as hundreds of people, young and old, had a go at a variety of sports.

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PHOTO SPECIAL: Peterborough marks Royal Wedding at Cathedral and throughout primary schools

Party-goers basked in the sunshine and raised a toast at Peterborough Cathedral to celebrate the Royal Wedding on Saturday.


PHOTO SPECIAL: Peterborough Lido set to launch summer 2018 season with FREE swimming for all

The beloved Peterborough Lido is set and ready to open it’s doors for the summer season this Saturday May 26, 2018.

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Opening date announced for Krispy Kreme in Queensgate with hundreds of free donuts

The opening date for the new Krispy Kreme store in Queensgate Shopping Centre has been announced, with the firm promising hundreds of free donuts.

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Axe discovered after Queensgate Bus Station evacuated

An axe was discovered after Queensgate Bus Station in Peterborough was evacuated.


PHOTO SPECIAL: Peterborough City centre packed for inter-faith and food celebration

Hundreds of people braved the showers to enjoy the Inter-faith and food festival which took over cathedral square in Peterborough city centre on Saturday.

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Tansy Castledine

New director of music at Peterborough Cathedral appointed

Peterborough Cathedral has appointed its first ever female new director of music.

St John's church in the city centre

Church donates to good causes

St John the Baptist church in Cathedral Square has donated a total of more than £8,000 to good causes - many of which are local - thanks to money raised from coffee mornings in 2017.

HMP Peterborough

Prisoners share one-person cells at overcrowded Peterborough Prison

Overcrowding at Peterborough Prison is forcing prisoners to share cells, eating, sleeping and even using the toilet in spaces designed for one.
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Diners looking for The Good Stuff make a beeline to new Peterborough city centre eatery

Demand for healthy eating options has never been higher - and calorie-conscious diners in Peterborough now have expert help to call on.

LETTER: An observation of Peterborough from ‘a foreigner’s perspective - which direction is it going?

LETTER: An observation of Peterborough from ‘a foreigner’s perspective - which direction is it going?

First off, some things you might want to know about me: I am female, 23 years old, and I have been living in the city of Peterborough for 7 months now. So technically I am still a foreigner, but I am not altogether unfamiliar with this city anymore.

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Trees have now been removed from the tubs. Photo: Canon Ian Black

UPDATE: Trees removed from Peterborough’s St John’s Square after warning about skin-irritating caterpillars

Trees have been removed from Peterborough’s St John’s Square after a warning about caterpillars which can cause mild skin irritation.

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Poundworld is planning to close about 100 stores. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Poundworld to close about 100 stores putting more than 1,500 jobs at risk

Discount chain Poundworld is pursuing a restructuring plan that could see it shut around a third of its stores, putting more than 1,500 jobs in doubt.

The Queen's Head

City pub shows it support for #finishformatt campaign

Staff at a Peterborough city centre pub are to “finish” the London Marathon in honour of MasterChef contestant Matt Campbell who collapsed and died 3.7 miles short of the finish on Sunday.

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