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PICTURE SPECIAL: Special event for fathers and daughters with Peterborough photographer

The Platform8 theatre festival is underway and a special event was held to mark two of the shows having a father-daughter theme.

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Battle Lines

The Battle Lines are drawn as art event returns to Peterborough

A unique art event that is taking Peterborough by storm returns to the city on Good Friday to launch Easter weekend in style.

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Peterborough pupils don crowns to meet Prince Charles

A group of children from a Peterborough school met Prince Charles during his visit to historic Tattershall Castle.

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Natalie Ajeigbe sent this photo in of daughter Eliana, 8, attending Old Fletton School dressed as Gangsta Granny and son Elijah, 4, attending Alpha Kindergarten Nursery dressed as Peter Pan

World Book Day in Peterborough

Peterborough United have joined in with World Book Day which takes place today (Thursday, March 1).
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Roland Burt

Peterborough artist launches competition for schoolchildren

Local Afro-Caribbean artist, Roland Burt has launched an interactive competition for school children called Transitions: Words Into Art.

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by Tony Nero

Peterborough artists feature in new exhibition

A new exhibition entitled Abstractism In Tune opened at the Norman Cross Gallery at the weekend featuring work by Tony Nero, Francis Reynolds and Process Smith.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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James and Ola Jordan

Strictly stars’ Peterborough show postponed

A Peterborough show featuring two of the biggest names to come out of TV hit show Strictly Come Dancing James and Ola Jordan has been cancelled.

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Famous Stilton Cheese Rolling cancelled due to lack of interest, costs and safety threat

The famous annual Stilton Cheese Rolling event has been cancelled this year, with organisers citing a lack of interest, spiralling costs and the threat to public safety.

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From the exhibition - men leaving for war.

World War One servicemen’s stories come to life in new Peterborough exhibition

A brand new exhibition opens at Peterborough Museum on Saturday showcasing firsthand stories of soldiers and servicemen from World War One.

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The Fitzwilliam Hunt Boxing Day meet at Stilton. Pictures: David Lowndes

Huge turnout for Boxing Day hunt

Hundreds of people gathered in Stilton to welcome the Fitzwilliam Hunt at its traditional meet on Boxing Day.

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Diwali Festival 2017 at the Cathedral Square.  Dancers entertaining the crowds EMN-171014-175209009

GALLERY: Indian summer for Peterborough as crowds enjoy Diwali Festival

Peterborough had its own Indian summer as hot weather and delicious food served up a treat in the city centre for this year’s Diwali Festival.

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George Szirtes

Poet George Szirtes to kick-off literature festival in Peterborough

For book lovers everywhere - the University Centre Peterborough Literary Festival is a celebration of established and emerging writers from around the UK.

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Tony Nero This Is Me exhibition.

City artist Tony Nero opens This Is Me exhibition

Acclaimed local artist Tony Nero – Peterborough’s first Photographer Laureate (a special award for capturing and documenting events in the city) – has opened his first solo exhibition.

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Emily Comber

Talented Peterborough dancer seals place in youth ballet company

A talented young dancer from Maxey will be taking to the stage next month in a ballet production of The Stories of Beatrix Potter and Friends in Huntingdon.

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'Iam hare aware' - the mud scuplture that appeared at the Sleaford Standard offices overnight. EMN-170921-130104001

Are you hare aware? - Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures in artistic campaign to combat illegal hare coursing in Lincolnshire

A Sleaford ceramic artist has turned into a Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures of the creatures to raise awareness against illegal hare coursing gangs targeting Lincolnshire on a daily basis.

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A rare, first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking �60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original �10.99 price tag. SWNS

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £60k - here’s how to tell if you have one

A rare, first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking £60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original £10.99 price tag.

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Sienna Lowndes (6), Yvonne Lowndes' granddaughter, in Central Park

Friends come together for Yvonne tribute

A photographic competition at Central Park is to be held in memory of former Mayor of Peterborough Yvonne Lowndes.

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Acrojou Vessel

Two-day arts and sports mash-up set to take over The Embankment

Key Feste takes over TheEmbankment this weekend with more than 20 performances covering outdoor theatre, acrobatics, dance, skateboarding, music and much, much more.

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Mark Hibbett writing on his laptop. Photo: Charlotte Wadsworth

Author is bestseller 32 years after award win

A young writing talent has hit the top of the bestseller lists... 32 years after he was first spotted by the then Peterborough Evening Telegraph.

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