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Woman passenger in custody after 'erratic' car stopped

Woman passenger in custody after 'erratic' car stopped

A woman remains in custody at Thorpe Wood police station in Peterborough for breaching a restraining order. 
Disqualified mechanic refused to give breath reading to police

Disqualified mechanic refused to give breath reading to police

A mechanic caught driving soon after being banned refused to give police an evidential breath test.
Burst water main leaves households without supply

Burst water main leaves households without supply

Residents in and around Longthorpe in Peterborough have had issues with their water supply since last night, April 19. Some even complained of no water at all coming through their taps.
Women inmates struggling to get sanitary products  at Peterborough prison

Women inmates struggling to get sanitary products at Peterborough prison

Inspectors have raised concerns of problems with female prisoners getting hold of sanitary products at HMP Peterborough and have called for it to be resolved '"as a matter of urgency".
Plan for up to 870 Newborough homes passed after voting deadlock

Plan for up to 870 Newborough homes passed after voting deadlock

A plan for up to 870 homes on land off Newborough Road has been passed - despite planning committee members voting equally for and against the plan.
'It's really encouraging to see the city come back to life'

'It's really encouraging to see the city come back to life'

The hospitality sector has been closed for the best part of the past 12 months, opening for brief periods across the summer and autumn before lockdown three was put in place – and they're certainly excited about being back in business.
Paolo's Posh prediction - Gillingham at home

Paolo's Posh prediction - Gillingham at home

While the European supergiants are at civil war with the footballing authorities, Peterborough United still have the small matter of taking one step closer to achieving promotion back to the Championship.
How to get paid for sharing your hobby

How to get paid for sharing your hobby

Are you passionate about arts and crafts? What about gardening, Tai Chi or model making?
Jail for man who sneaked out as police found £173k cannabis factory

Jail for man who sneaked out as police found £173k cannabis factory

Donatas Sungalia, 35, has been jailed after attempting to escape when police turned up at his £173k cannabis factory on Star Road.
Rough sleepers' litter picking is one way of giving something back at The Garden House

Rough sleepers' litter picking is one way of giving something back at The Garden House

April 12 saw many new beginnings across the city - and one of those was the city's refuge for supporting rough sleepers reopening.