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Welbourne pupils receive charity donation of 100 tablets

Welbourne pupils receive charity donation of 100 tablets

Pupils at Welbourne Primary Academy have received 100 Amazon Fire tablets to support with homework and remote learning thanks to education charity, Teach First.
Crews tackle large rubbish fire in Peterborough city centre

Crews tackle large rubbish fire in Peterborough city centre

Crews called after rubbish set alight on Russel Street, in Peterborough city centre. 
"Will believe it when I see it" - traders respond to PCC's market promise

"Will believe it when I see it" - traders respond to PCC's market promise

“Can they walk the walk, just like they talk the talk? We will have to see.”- Peterborough City Market traders react to the council's promise of a 'dynamic' market going forward.
"You will be re-located": Market traders assured of a 'dynamic' future

"You will be re-located": Market traders assured of a 'dynamic' future

"We are the new kids in town and we are determined to press on with plans”, PCC leader Wayne Fitzgerald assured city market traders, “they will be part of the plan and re-location is on the cards”. 
Covid lockdown lifting on June 21 could be delayed by four weeks

Covid lockdown lifting on June 21 could be delayed by four weeks

June 21, popularly being called ‘Freedom Day’, could potentially be delayed for up to four week, according to reports.
Property of the Week: Glinton bungalow with colourful garden

Property of the Week: Glinton bungalow with colourful garden

This week's property is a Glinton bungalow with four bedrooms, a living room log-burner and a colourful rear garden.
NHS worker pens song about Covid-19 pandemic to send message of hope

NHS worker pens song about Covid-19 pandemic to send message of hope

Sarfaraz Hussain Shah, 31, was working in the emergency department at Peterborough City Hospital during the height of the pandemic and, during a time of great loss, wanted to share something to give hope to those struggling.
Investment planned for Longthorpe footbridge over next 12 months

Investment planned for Longthorpe footbridge over next 12 months

Maintenance to the A47 Longthorpe footbridge has been included in a £218m project to improve roads across the East of England.
How many babies were born at Peterborough City Hospital in May?

How many babies were born at Peterborough City Hospital in May?

In May, 341 babies were born with the help of the maternity services at Peterborough City Hospital.
No Covid-19 hospital admissions for more than a week, NHS data shows

No Covid-19 hospital admissions for more than a week, NHS data shows

Peterborough hospitals have seen their longest spell with no Covid admissions since the pandemic began, according to the latest NHS England statistics.