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Crews tackle large rubbish fire in Peterborough city centre

Crews tackle large rubbish fire in Peterborough city centre

Crews called after rubbish set alight on Russel Street, in Peterborough city centre. 
Haulage company face bill of nearly £10,000 for illegal waste deposits

Haulage company face bill of nearly £10,000 for illegal waste deposits

A haulage company and its director have been ordered to pay £9,923 for moving waste in and out of an illegal waste site.
Man jailed for 'dangerous and reckless' actions trying to ignite petrol pump

Man jailed for 'dangerous and reckless' actions trying to ignite petrol pump

A man who walked onto a filling station forecourt near Boongate, Peterborough, and attempted to set a petrol nozzle alight has been jailed for three years.
Man carrying steak knife was "shouting and swearing" near schoolchildren

Man carrying steak knife was "shouting and swearing" near schoolchildren

A man has been ordered to carry out unpaid work for carrying a steak knife in a Wisbech street.
Man smashed car windscreen with fist before assaulting police officers

Man smashed car windscreen with fist before assaulting police officers

Charlie Spurrier, 20, assaulted two police officers and used threatening behaviour to a Good Samaritan who had stopped to check on him after seeing he had a head injury.
Woman claimed nearly £6,000 of benefits dishonestly

Woman claimed nearly £6,000 of benefits dishonestly

A woman who claimed almost £6,000 of benefits to which she was not entitled has been sentenced.
Man jailed after he spat at woman during racial assault

Man jailed after he spat at woman during racial assault

Kamran Ali, 34, of Gladstone Street, Peterborough, has been jailed for a year after he spat at a woman in the street for no reason and racially abused her.
Three men jailed after drug enterprise worth over £2m found

Three men jailed after drug enterprise worth over £2m found

Three men have been sentenced to a total of more than 17 years in prison for running a “professional” and “sophisticated” cannabis enterprise in Peterborough.
Dogsthorpe man assaulted two police officers after dog visit

Dogsthorpe man assaulted two police officers after dog visit

A Dogsthorpe man breached a suspended sentence order by assaulting two police officers.
Girl, 13, recovering at home after hair set on fire by teenage boys

Girl, 13, recovering at home after hair set on fire by teenage boys

A teenager whose hair was set on fire is recovering at home following treatment for her injuries.