Peterborough News

Thu, 11:36

Two people have been hurt after an explosion at a factory in Peterborough.

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Plans to extend the M11 north of Cambridge through the Fens have “quietly died” due to lack of funding, according to a senior combined authority board member.

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An “outrageous” lack of transparency at the combined authority has been slammed as they look to cut almost a quarter of their staffing budget.

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Mental health nurses are supporting staff in the force control room at Cambridgeshire Constabulary to help deal with a huge rise in the number of calls from people in crisis.

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A burglar who smoked cigarettes and drank prosecco at a flat above a Cambridge pub before stealing items and torching the premises has been jailed.

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A man who was found hiding in a loft and claimed he was a ‘guard’ for cannabis with a street value of up to £45,000 has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

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Harry Redknapp has been announced as a celebrity guest for Truckfest Peterborough in May.

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Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Dart Transport Ltd of 2 Caryer Close, Orton Longueville, Peterborough PE2 7BA is applying for a licence to use Saxon Pitt, Peterborough Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1PD as an operating centre for 15 goods vehicles and 15 trailers

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A man was taken to hospital after collapsing with a cardiac arrest in a Fenland café/restaurant.

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Police described it as “the stuff of nightmares” when a home owner caught a burglar prowling around inside her house.

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Police are today visiting burglary suspects across March and Wisbech in a crackdown on crime in the Fens.

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Mayor James Palmer admitted tonight that £9,385.87 raised by his ‘charity’ ball last July is yet to be handed over - seven months after he announced the final sum raised would “comfortably top £12,000”.

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A man who threatened his probation officer and said he would “set fire to the premises” because she wouldn’t send him to prison has been jailed.

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Trains with double the number of carriages are desperately needed to tackle commuter over-crowding in rush hour, a meeting heard.

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A 17 year old from Murrow has signed a professional contract with Peterborough United Football Club after joining the academy when he was just six.

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A paedophile who raped and sexually assaulted a young girl has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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A man stabbed a member of the public with a knife in Subway after refusing to wait his turn when ordering a cookie.

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Disgraced councillor Simon King – suspended from the ruling Tory group at Fenland Hall over an expenses scandal – will not stand for his Wisbech seat in the May local elections.

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Victims of sexual violence need to know where to turn for support where they will be believed, says a campaign, launched to raise awareness of services available across Cambridgeshire.

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Half a million pounds worth of cannabis has been seized in Peterborough and five men have been arrested following a number of drugs warrants in the city.

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Metro Mayor James Palmer has approved the formation of a new bus task force that will look into the provision of bus services in Cambridgeshire.

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Talented young fighters from Cambridgeshire Constabulary Amateur Boxing Club (CAMPOL) were in action at a dinner show held in St Ives.

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An attempted robber who threatened to pull a knife on people as they walked home from a night out before going on to burgle an unsecured office block has been jailed for three years.

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A crown court in Cambridgeshire has been closed due to “heating problems” making the cells too cold for prisoners.

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Girlguiding leaders from Whittlesey with nearly 200 years of service between them were recognised at an awards ceremony.

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Dental services in the Fens have hit crisis point amid stories like that of a two year old girl with a broken tooth whose mother could not get her an appointment, a report says.

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Disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya, a former Cambridgeshire County Councillor and one time candidate for metro mayor, has been jailed for three months for lying to police after she was caught speeding.

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Cambridgeshire police released images today of officers carrying out raids that saw two men arrested on suspicion of producing Class B drugs.

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A mum of two died and an 11 year old is in a critical condition following a collision with a van on the A16 at Crowland.

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Thousands of illegal cigarettes and tobacco have been seized in a large joint authority operation in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

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Thu, 16:26

A large labrador from Emneth who struggled to walk has shed more than a third of her weight after ditching her sizeable diet.

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