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Woman jailed after spitting, slapping and attempting to bite police officer

Woman jailed after spitting, slapping and attempting to bite police officer

Fatima Majid, previously known as Rachel Askew, has been jailed for spitting at one police officer and slapping and attempting to bite another.
'Too many near misses' on Peterborough road prompts speed reduction petition

'Too many near misses' on Peterborough road prompts speed reduction petition

‘Too many near misses’ and a fear of ‘fatal consequences’, between North Bretton and Marholm Village, have prompted Bretton residents to start a petition calling for a reduction in a speed limit.  
‘Porsche-driving’ leader of 'Blacks' line drug gang jailed

‘Porsche-driving’ leader of 'Blacks' line drug gang jailed

A Porsche-driving, designer clothes-wearing ‘county lines’ leader of a class A drugs line in Peterborough has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. 
Appeal after arson bin fire in Peterborough car park

Appeal after arson bin fire in Peterborough car park

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue services are appealing for information following a deliberate fire in a car park in Peterborough over the weekend.
Jail for teenager who 'cuckooed' victim and sold drugs from his house

Jail for teenager who 'cuckooed' victim and sold drugs from his house

Malachi Jackson has been jailed for ‘cuckooing’ a vulnerable man to sell cocaine and heroin from his home. 
Driver unhurt after car catches fire on busy Peterborough parkway

Driver unhurt after car catches fire on busy Peterborough parkway

A driver travelling on Peterborough's Soke Parkway had a narrow escape after their car caught fire. 
Third man arrested on suspicion of murder bailed

Third man arrested on suspicion of murder bailed

An 18-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on Thursday, January 7, has been bailed to return to Thorpe Wood Police Station on February 3.
'Be responsible', say police after 30 hoax calls in a week

'Be responsible', say police after 30 hoax calls in a week

In the week since 2021 began, Cambridgeshire police has already received 3,000 calls to the control room - but not all were genuine callers. 
Four men jailed for theft after stripping lead from churches

Four men jailed for theft after stripping lead from churches

Four men have been jailed for a combined 22 years and 7 months for the theft of lead from churches across the country, including St Stephens Church in Etton.
Take the police funding survey to share what matters to you

Take the police funding survey to share what matters to you

Peterborough residents are being asked to participate in a survey regarding support for police funding in 2021/2022.