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Firms 'shamed' by government for failing to pay minimum wage

Firms 'shamed' by government for failing to pay minimum wage

Scores of companies are being “named and shamed” by the Government for failing to pay workers the minimum wage, ranging from those with just one employee, to supermarket giant Tesco. 
'Devastated' homeless helpers appeal for donations after break-in at storage unit

'Devastated' homeless helpers appeal for donations after break-in at storage unit

Peterborough Homeless Helpers appeal for donations after their storage unit was broken-into over Christmas break. 
Police record 50% drop in Christmas time arrests

Police record 50% drop in Christmas time arrests

Christmas was not so merry for some people in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire, as police made 18 arrests during the festive period linked to various incidents including assault and kidnap.
Arsonist lit bins on fire to 'calm his nerves'

Arsonist lit bins on fire to 'calm his nerves'

Shane Clarke, who set litter bins on fire to ‘calm his nerves’, has been sentenced. 
Appeal after cars set on fire in Peterborough city centre

Appeal after cars set on fire in Peterborough city centre

Cambridgeshire police and the fire services have launched an appeal after several cars were set on fire in Peterborough.
RSPCA fears surge in dumped hens due to spike in lockdown pets and bird flu worries

RSPCA fears surge in dumped hens due to spike in lockdown pets and bird flu worries

The RSPCA fears chickens are being abandoned after people purchased chicks during lockdown and now cannot take care of them, particularly in light of bird flu warnings. 
Mapped: The 2,048 crimes reported in Peterborough in November

Mapped: The 2,048 crimes reported in Peterborough in November

The second national lockdown in November saw a fall in the number of crimes in Peterborough compared to the previous month.
School admitted health and safety failure which led to woman's death

School admitted health and safety failure which led to woman's death

An independent secondary school has admitted a failure of health and safety duty which led to the death of a woman.
Drink and drugs caused former 'mummy's boy' to launch family attacks

Drink and drugs caused former 'mummy's boy' to launch family attacks

Lewis Danny Knott has been jailed for 16 weeks after beating up his girlfriend and assaulting his mother last Saturday (December 19)
CCTV appeal after man attacked by robber who pretended to be drunk

CCTV appeal after man attacked by robber who pretended to be drunk

Officers have released CCTV footage of three men they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Peterborough.