Peterborough News

Mayor James Palmer says news that both Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council received maximum additional grants from the Government for road maintenance is down to devolution and the combined authority.

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A teenager stabbed her boyfriend through the heart in a “fit of anger” following an argument on a night out.

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Cambridgeshire is one of three areas of the country being singled out by the Government in a bid to clamp down on modern slavery.

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A custom Range Rover worth more than £110,000 new has been stolen in a suspected keyless theft in Guyhirn overnight.

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The former R Us store in Peterborough was destroyed by fire late last night (Monday) and it took fire crews five hours to tackle it.

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Editor John Elworthy has been short-listed for a national journalism award following his reporting in 2018 of events across the county.

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A Cambridgeshire man is taking on sponsored dares in a bid to raise as much cash as he can for the family who lost their home in the Church Street fire.

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A grieving family have shared a heartbreaking tribute after three people died in a crash in Peterborough.

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The 11-strong planning committee of East Cambridgeshire District Council, that includes two members standing down eight days later, will decide the fate on April 24 of the hotly disputed proposal to build 500 homes at Kennett.

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The Archbishop of Canterbury described his three day visit to the Diocese of Peterborough as “amazing”.

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Three people - all believed to be from the same family -died in a collision on the Fletton Parkway, Peterborough, just after midnight today (Sunday, April 14).

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A lifetime of love, laughter and living the Las Vegas dream has all formed part of the last 60 years for this March diamond couple.

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A football coach who was in a fatal car crash the day his trial for historic sex crimes began was accused of carrying out abuse during his time at Norwich City, we can reveal today.

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A teenage burglar who was caught in the act by the victim’s home security system being activated has been sent to a young offender institution for more than two years.

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A prolific burglar who stole goods worth tens of thousands of pounds in a spate of burglaries - including one in Wisbech - and left traces of blood behind at his crime scenes has been jailed.

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Free NHS health checks are being offered to residents in Cambridgeshire aged 40-74 years to help detect early health issues.

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A teenage driver’s high-speed bid to escape from police went disastrously wrong when he crashed his hire car into a barrier, a court heard.

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A selection of tempting treats and Easter games raised more than £500 in aid of charity at Restaurant Two Ten in March.

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Metro mayor James Palmer is offering top dollar to a brace of spin doctors who can develop ‘craft compelling communications’ for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPC).

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Comedian Jim Davidson OBE may have been banned from a Peterborough entertainment venue, but just 20 miles down the road in the Fens, he is more than welcome, when he plays a stand up show next year.

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A man has been charged with assault and carrying a weapon in connection with two armed robberies at a shop in Meldreth.

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A woman is due to stand trial accused of murdering a man in Peterborough.

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Thieves stole lead from the roof of two churches in the north of Peterborough..

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The next phase of funding has been released for the University of Peterborough which is hoped will open its doors to 2,000 students by 2022.

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A man wrote off his dad’s luxury Mercedes-Benz car – worth £20,000 – following a cocaine-fuelled police chase in Cambridgeshire, police officers have revealed.

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A man who bombarded a media company with threatening phone calls saying he was going to ‘blow the building up’ has been handed a restraining order.

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A study has outlined the benefits of creating a new link road to connect the A47 to the M11 motorway, but pursuit of any scheme has been put on hold until at least 2030.

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A Fenland village has been rocked by the death of community stalwart Martyn Dent whose body was recovered from the Sixteen Foot Bank at Stonea on Monday.

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A 54 year old man has been found guilty of trying to kill his mother in a trial at Peterborough Crown Court.

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NE Cambs MP and Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay and SW Norfolk MP Liz Truss are among 10 cabinet ministers reported to be considering a bid to become prime minister should Theresa May stand down.

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A different picture has emerged of George Leech, the 20-year-old sentenced for a £214,000 fraud, and that is of a troubled teenager who lost his mother to cancer at an early stage and went on to raise money for charity in her memory.

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