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Man jailed for stamping and knocking partner unconscious

Man jailed for stamping and knocking partner unconscious

Peterborough man Audrius Verkauskas kicked and stamped on his partner, and has been jailed and handed an indefinite restraining order. 
Family's tribute to father with “cheerful Northern smile” who died in A1M crash

Family's tribute to father with “cheerful Northern smile” who died in A1M crash

The family of David Nixon, who died in a collision on the A1M at Sawtry, near Peterborough on Tuesday, November 16, have paid tribute to a loving father, husband and son with a “cheerful Northern smile.” 
Alleged arsonist accused of endangering life

Alleged arsonist accused of endangering life

A Peterborough man has been remanded in custody charged with arson with intent to endanger life in the city last Sunday (November 14).
Brawling strangers tried to hit each other with crutch

Brawling strangers tried to hit each other with crutch

Two strangers who started brawling in a Peterborough street were sentenced in court two days later.
'Offensive' graffiti sprayed on new Orton play equipment

'Offensive' graffiti sprayed on new Orton play equipment

New play equipment at Orton Wistow play area was vandalised by sprayed graffiti on Sunday (November 14) - just months after it was installed.
Projector thief slides back into prison

Projector thief slides back into prison

It was third time unlucky for a projector thief who is now back in prison.
Serious HGV crash shuts A1M near Peterborough

Serious HGV crash shuts A1M near Peterborough

A1M closed after serious crash leads to vehicle fire near Peterborough. 
Safety patrols beefed up at city school after repeated bike thefts

Safety patrols beefed up at city school after repeated bike thefts

Queen Katherine Academy in Walton is bringing in further safety measures after repeated bike thefts from the school.
Sneaky vodka behind bar costs man £219

Sneaky vodka behind bar costs man £219

A man who sneaked behind the bar at a Peterborough pub to help himself to a drink has ended up paying £219 for it.
Learner might be disqualified after driving without L-plates

Learner might be disqualified after driving without L-plates

A 31-year-old man convicted of two motoring offences faces losing his licence.