Peterborough News

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Forty doves were rescued from a blazing building near Whittlesey after arsonists struck last night settling alight cars, a tractor and a caravan.

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A Fenland rail station has improved its carbon footprint and boosted passenger safety after having new solar-powered lights installed.

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The NHS has been given a cash boost to help ease additional “winter pressures” in the coming months.

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A campaign for dualling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire has been labelled as “essential to improving safety” by Mayor James Palmer.

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A Cambridgeshire teenager has been banned from driving for three years after he was caught drug-driving TWICE, just days after taking off his L plates.

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Budding authors are invited to enter a short story competition that will see winning entries published in a magazine.

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March is to play host to the first England darts youth grand prix finals.

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Two police officers were injured, including one hit over the head with a glass, breaking up a brawl in a Wisbech pub.

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A police officer was hit over the head with a glass in a serious disorder in Fenland over the weekend.

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A sex offender who breached a court order by using library computers to look up Doctor Who websites and search for pictures of girls under the age of 10 has been jailed.

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A nine strong business board made up of eight men and one woman has taken over the work of the local enterprise partnership.

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A man who ran illegal tyre recycling plants in Whittlesey which posed a fire risk to homes and transport infrastructure has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

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It might have been £13 million over budget and 20 years in the pipeline, but Ely Southern Bypass is on track to open on Wednesday October 31 - and work to build a walkway runs until late November.

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Stalker Hayden Gavaghan followed his ex partner to a beauty salon in Whittlesey, frogmarched her to a pub, tailed her home and then stabbed himself outside her home.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue has taken delivery of three new fire engines for the on-call fleet based in March, Ely and St Neots.

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A woman was left feeling ‘scared and uncomfortable’ after two men allegedly made inappropriate sexual comments to her whilst on a train from Ely to Peterborough.

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The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has agreed a new housing strategy to help tackle the county’s housing needs.

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Three people were taken to hospital last night (Saturday) with serious injuries following a collision in the Fens between a horse box and a car.

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A woman has been jailed for 32 months after stealing from an 86-year-old who invited her into her home.

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A lorry has hit a bridge near St Neots causing disruption for trains travelling between Peterborough and Hitchin.

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Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence

Friday, October 5, 2018

FCC Recycling (UK) Ltd trading as FCC Recycling (UK) Ltd of 900 Pavilion Drive, Northampton Business Park, Northampton NN4 5NU is applying for a licence to use Peterborough HRC, Dodson House, Fengate, Peterborough PE1 5XG as an operating centre for 2 goods vehicles and 0 trailers.

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Plans to build another new busway linking Cambourne with Cambridge have received a major boost after the mayor called to accelerate the project, after previously asked for it to be paused.

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The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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Lobbying by MP Steve Barclay has helped secure £325,000 to continue a keep fit and stay healthy campaign across Fenland.

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Thousands of runners waded through water, crawled through mud and climbed over obstacles at the Insane Terrain running event in Doddington.

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A person has been hit by a train on the Great Northern line at Arlesey this morning.

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Six men involved in a £20,000 kidnap demand and serious assault of a man have been jailed.

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Mayor James Palmer is to be asked to bail out Cambridgeshire County Council – to the tune of millions of pounds – following today’s disclosure that the cost of King’s Dyke crossing replacement has ballooned to £30 million.

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A by-election is set to take place in the Soham North and Isleham ward following the departure of Paul Raynes as county councillor.

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Four people have been arrested and nine female sex workers are being protected by police as part of a nationwide crackdown on human trafficking and modern slavery.

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