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Posh owner criticises pause in plan to open stadiums

Posh owner criticises pause in plan to open stadiums

Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony tweeted that "it's time the government get their cheque book out" as it was announced that plans to allow the phased return of spectators into sporting venues have been put on hold.
Coronavirus: Restaurants face 'losing business' over 10pm curfew rule

Coronavirus: Restaurants face 'losing business' over 10pm curfew rule

'We will definitely lose business' say restaurant bosses in Peterborough after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tougher measures for the hospitality industry, ordering them to shut before 10 pm from Thursday (September 24) 
Police make first arrest in operation tackling begging and ASB

Police make first arrest in operation tackling begging and ASB

Cambridgeshire Police have made the first arrest as part of an operation Luscombe, launched to tackle issues of begging and anti-social behaviour in Peterborough. 
Woman ordered to pay £4,000 after knocking victim's teeth out with a glass

Woman ordered to pay £4,000 after knocking victim's teeth out with a glass

Lauren Jones, of Peterborough, has been ordered to pay £4,000 compensation to a woman whose teeth she knocked out with a glass following an argument over a phone charger.
Seven people arrested and six charged for drink driving

Seven people arrested and six charged for drink driving

Police have issued a reminder of the dangers of driving under the influence after seven motorists were arrested, and six charged, with drink driving in Peterborough and Fenland over the weekend. 
How this part of Peterborough is celebrating Halloween in a Covid-19 secure way

How this part of Peterborough is celebrating Halloween in a Covid-19 secure way

The coronavirus pandemic has put most 2020 celebrations on a back-burner, but as Halloween gets closer one area has teamed together to make it special for the children.
Health experts clash over Government’s coronavirus response

Health experts clash over Government’s coronavirus response

Two groups of health experts have written separate letters to the UK’s chief medical officers expressing polarising views on the Government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rail franchising 'ended' by government in move towards ‘more effective’ system

Rail franchising 'ended' by government in move towards ‘more effective’ system

The rail franchising model has effectively been ended by the Department of Transport (Dft) with an extension to measures introduced to support the railway service throughout the Covid-19 pandemic announced today.
Boris Johnson to order pubs to close at 10pm as he makes address to nation

Boris Johnson to order pubs to close at 10pm as he makes address to nation

Pubs, bars and restaurants in England will be ordered to close by 10pm each night from Thursday under tough restrictions set to be announced by Boris Johnson in a bid to curb the rapid rise in coronavirus cases.
Lincoln Road - Part one: Business, policing, and too many gambling sites?

Lincoln Road - Part one: Business, policing, and too many gambling sites?

Lincoln Road is one of the best known roads in the city. There are hundreds of small businesses dotted along this distinct road and the accompanying streets, which stretches from the city centre right the way up to the A47.