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Poll results: Readers agree with council Xmas lights decision

Poll results: Readers agree with council Xmas lights decision

Our readers are in agreement that Peterborough City Council is right not to hold a big lights switch on for Christmas this year.
Coronavirus: Housebuilder installs QR codes to aid track and trace effort

Coronavirus: Housebuilder installs QR codes to aid track and trace effort

Vistry East Midlands has installed QR codes at each of its developments in Cambridgeshire to support efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Book 20 years in the making cruises towards positive reviews

Book 20 years in the making cruises towards positive reviews

A Peterborough author who used lockdown to complete a debut novel 20 years after starting has been delighted by positive reviews.
Angela rewarded for 45 years as a carer

Angela rewarded for 45 years as a carer

Angela Bratcher, 61, has been presented with a long service award in celebration of her dedicated care and support for others.
Podcast: "There are some real issues facing the homeless this winter"

Podcast: "There are some real issues facing the homeless this winter"

In the latest episode of our Peterborough Natters Podcast we spoke to James Hayes, of Light Project Peterborough, about how rough sleepers have coped in the past six months.
Give TJ a try! Dog looking for his forever home

Give TJ a try! Dog looking for his forever home

Peterborough Matters is reaching out to local animal shelters to help find homes for pets in need. Meet TJ:
Parents praise Covid-secure summer camp for boosting children's mental health

Parents praise Covid-secure summer camp for boosting children's mental health

Despite the challenging events of 2020, summer activities for children still went ahead in Peterborough with 2,500 children offered the chance to mix with others for the first time in months.
Comment: Stripping shelves and the selfishness of Covid

Comment: Stripping shelves and the selfishness of Covid

It's begun. Just as sure as night follows day, and relegation follows Northampton promotion, so stockpiling began in earnest the moment restrictions were introduced, with the possibility of more in the future.
Podcast: Peterborough Natters' third Urdu edition

Podcast: Peterborough Natters' third Urdu edition

Welcome to the third Peterborough Matters Podcast - in Urdu!
Nominations open for 'Neighbour of the Year' 2020 award

Nominations open for 'Neighbour of the Year' 2020 award

Do you have a lovely neighbour who is always around to lend a helping hand? Then perhaps they could be deserving of the ‘Neighbour of the Year’ award for 2020.