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Peterborough Lithuanian community organise litter pick

Peterborough Lithuanian community organise litter pick

The Peterborough Lithuanian community, organised a Litter Pick as part of a ‘cleanliness campaign’ on Sunday, October 25. 
Thief with ‘dreadful record of offending’ jailed

Thief with ‘dreadful record of offending’ jailed

A Peterborough thief from Orton Malborne with a ‘dreadful record of offending’ was given a jail sentence on October 20 for shoplifting and assault offences. 
Council: Land transfers at Embankment should be part of masterplan

Council: Land transfers at Embankment should be part of masterplan

Peterborough City Council has agreed that any future transfers of land on the Embankment of the River Nene should be subject to either public consultation or be part of an Embankment masterplan.
Can you design a Christmas card for the National Literacy Trust?

Can you design a Christmas card for the National Literacy Trust?

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) are holding a Christmas card competition for children aged five to 11 - and Peterborough Reads thinks our city's children can create the winning designs.
Campaigners hold protest to 'save Werrington fields'

Campaigners hold protest to 'save Werrington fields'

Disappointed Werrington residents took to the fields on Friday, October 23 in protest of the planned fence around the land outside of Ken Stimpson school. 
Covid-19: 25 fines issued in first half of October

Covid-19: 25 fines issued in first half of October

Fines have been distributed across Cambridgeshire to tackle the number of people not adhering to coronavirus guidelines.
GALLERY: First look at new play area at Sacrewell Farm

GALLERY: First look at new play area at Sacrewell Farm

The new play area has launched at Sacrewell Farm, ready and waiting for children and teenagers to play there during the October half term.
Our lockdown: Why we went ahead with launching our new business in April

Our lockdown: Why we went ahead with launching our new business in April

Nyree Ambarchian and Laura Chambers went ahead with launching their own business during lockdown  - and are not regretting the decision.
Three virtual events to raise awareness of cancer screening

Three virtual events to raise awareness of cancer screening

To raise awareness of cancer screening, three virtual talks are being organised by Peterborough joint Mosques Council, community radio station Salaam Radio and Public Health England on behalf of the British Islamic Medical Association.
Police appeal for information after children approached by a van

Police appeal for information after children approached by a van

​​​​​​​Cambridgeshire police is appealing for information after two suspicious incidents were reported from Eye, in Peterborough involving two young children.