Peterborough News

An East Cambridgeshire man who was assaulted outside a Cambridge pub on Friday night has died in hospital.

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A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Notorious serial killer Joanna Dennehy – who stabbed three men to death and dumped their bodies in ditches across the Fens – is believed to have tried to kill herself in jail.

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A man from Cambridgeshire, who has saved two lives performing CPR, has received the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) CPR Hero Award.

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TWO women who robbed a shop in Eynesbury armed with a knife and a BB gun have been jailed.

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Students at Neale-Wade Academy have been commended for their “outstanding performance” in their A-level results.

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Two ‘dangerous criminals’ who threatened to stab a taxi driver after hitting him round the head with a glass bottle and offering sex as a means of payment have been jailed.

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The A47 between Thorney and Guyhirn was partially blocked in both directions due to an overturned lorry that ended up in a ditch.

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A railway worker avoided being hit by a 100mph train within just three seconds in a near miss at Peterborough.

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A man who burgled a house in Peterborough armed with acid and a metal bar has been jailed.

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Patients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are finding it increasingly difficult to contact their family doctor over the phone, and they are also seeing their GPs less regularly.

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A third of children with eating disorders seen by the Cambridgeshire And Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.

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The popular annual Wisbech and District Historic Vehicle Club’s road run saw around 180 vehicles spanning generations take part.

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A rural campaign group has objected to the 500 homes proposed by East Cambridgeshire District Council at Kennett claiming they will “completely change the character of the community”.

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A much-loved Wisbech security guard – who received a national award for making the Horsefair Shopping Centre a safer place – has been made redundant.

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Beautiful gardens in bloom across Wisbech St Mary raised more than £2,000 for charity – the most in the event’s 15 year history.

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Members of Ely’s LGBT community have expressed their jubilation at seeing the Pride flag raised above Ely Cathedral for the first time today

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A shock report from Cambridgeshire County Council predicts the estimated £16.9m cost of a new crossing at Kings Dyke, Whittlesey, will be “significantly higher”.

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A man who seriously injured someone when he crashed his car last year has been jailed for more than three years.

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Inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough could be reduced with money saved reinvested into community services.

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French author Andre Maurois said “art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more humane world.” The arts are important in so many ways.

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More than 10,000 people living with dementia will have the support of Mayor James Palmer to influence decisions on local house and public transport plans.

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Updated: Man from Ireland charged with Ely rape

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A man from Ireland has been charged with the rape of a woman in the grounds of Ely Cathedral.

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Ely Cathedral will fly a rainbow flag to celebrate the city’s first ever Pride festival this Saturday (August 11).

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Wisbech could be used as a role model for the rest of the country to show how small local hospitals can ease the pressure on NHS bed shortages at larger settings.

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Two flats are being prepared for Syrian refugees as part of renovation work to turn the former police station into a new hub for Whittlesey town council.

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A popular Whittlesey pub that had a £300,000 refurbishment last year has closed while bosses find a new licensee.

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A damning report into the derailment of a freight train in Ely revealed that components had been “managed to incorrect maintenance limits” for almost 14 years.

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Residents of Fenland have been shown to be getting their ‘five a day’ but its not fresh fruit and vegetables on the roll of honour but the numbers being handed fixed penalty notices for littering.

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A man who died following a stabbing at Stourbridge Common, Cambridge has been named.

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