Peterborough homeowner left waiting 18 months for new road to be finished wants law change

A frustrated homeowner whose residential road was not completed for more than 18 months has called for a change in the law.

UROCK Theatre

Thought provoking double bill heading to Hampton theatre this weekend

U ROCK Theatre and National Theatre Connections presents a double bill at The Undercroft in Serpentine Green in Hampton, this week.

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Darren Bisby-Boyd with son Corey and wife Amanda

Dad ‘owes his life’ to son (8) after stroke

A courageous eight-year-old boy helped save his dad’s life after he had a stroke at their home in Hampton Hargate.

Marco Sementa

Former local Peterborough footballer raises £13,000 for charity

A former local footballer has now raised £13,000 from his charity matches.

Hampton Hargate Primary School EMN-180903-150646009

No answer to waiting list for school place

There is no answer to ending the waiting list for primary school places in Hampton, according to a senior Peterborough City Council officer.

Police news

Man assaulted by gang of men and threatened with large knife after altercation in Peterborough shop

A man was beaten up by a group of men, one of whom was holding a large knife, following an altercation in a Peterborough shop.

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.

Travellers in the centre's car park

Travellers moved on by police from sports and community centre in Peterborough

Travellers who set up an illegal encampment at the car park of a sports and community centre in Peterborough have been moved on by police.

Travellers in the centre's car park

Sports and community centre in Peterborough closes due to traveller encampment at car park

A sports and community centre in Peterborough has had to close due to the presence of a traveller encampment at its car park.

Sponsors at the Dragon Boat Festival launch at Serpentine Green shopping Centre. EMN-180217-174829009

Shoppers all aboard the dragon boat

Shoppers were given the chance to jump aboard a dragon boat at Serpentine Green last Saturday. The display was to promote the Dragon Boat Festival which takes place at Peterborough City Rowing Club, Thorpe Meadows, on June 9 with crews raising money for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.

Hampton KFC's drive-thru remains closed

KFCs in Peterborough remain partially closed after restaurants run out of chicken nationwide

KFC restaurants in Peterborough and nationwide have had to either partially or fully close to customers after they ran out of chicken and burger buns.
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Delays for motorists after collision on Peterborough parkway

Delays for motorists after collision on Peterborough parkway

The emergency services were at the scene of a collision this morning (Monday, February 5).

Kayleigh and Philip Radford with children Isaac (1) and Sophia (2)  EMN-180201-173716009

Peterborough family of four ‘turned away from restaurant after being mistaken for travellers’

A family of four claim they were turned away from a new pub and restaurant in Hampton after allegedly being mistaken for travellers.

Mulberry Tree Farm at Hampton -  barriered off EMN-180201-173654009

New Peterborough pub and restaurant re-opens after closing ‘on police advice’

A new Peterborough pub and restaurant has re-opened after closing its doors due to what it said was “police advice.”

A photo of the car fire from Haydn Rogers

Firefighters put out car fire in Peterborough

Firefighters put out a car fire in Peterborough yesterday (Wednesday, October 18).


Hampton comes of age after 20 years

From humble beginnings when the first brick was laid in a barren, treeless clay-pit, Hampton has quickly grown into a thriving community, home to thousands of people.

One of the suppliers in Nairobi, Kenya

Donington businessman to open major new flower business in Peterborough creating new jobs and already planning expansion

A businessman from Lincolnshire is to launch a series of flower cash and carry outlets across the UK, starting in Peterborough.

Fly zappers installed and bakery and deli closed at Peterborough shopping centre to tackle insect problem

Fly zappers installed and bakery and deli closed at Peterborough shopping centre to tackle insect problem

Electronic fly zappers have been installed at a Peterborough shopping centre to deal with a problem with flies.

Long delays on Fletton Parkway near Hampton. Photo: Gareth Ford

Long delays on Fletton Parkway following crash involving lorry and car

There are long delays on Fletton Parkway and Nene Parkway near the Hampton roundabout in Peterborough this afternoon following a crash.

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