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Cash to 'free up Fengate' and get traffic moving in Peterborough

Cash to 'free up Fengate' and get traffic moving in Peterborough

Cash has been released to push the Fengate Phase 1 development forward in a bid to help "get Peterborough traffic moving and continue to unleash the city’s potential". 
Why football but not weddings? Photographer's frustration over new Covid rules

Why football but not weddings? Photographer's frustration over new Covid rules

The decision to allow fans back into football stadiums has left those in the wedding and events industry in Peterborough frustrated as the coronavirus rules surrounding their businesses remain in place.
Fewer women attending cervical cancer screenings

Fewer women attending cervical cancer screenings

NHS figures show that Peterborough has seen another fall in the take-up of cervical screening.
Rape Investigation Team make arrests in week of action

Rape Investigation Team make arrests in week of action

More than 10 rape suspects have been arrested and many more questioned in a week of action from Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Rape Investigation Team.
Police officer scanned carrot barcode to get Krispy Kreme doughnuts for 7p

Police officer scanned carrot barcode to get Krispy Kreme doughnuts for 7p

Pc Simon Read has been dismissed over gross misconduct claims after dishonestly scanning a 7p barcode for carrots instead of a £9.95 box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts while on duty in Cambridgeshire.
Covid: What tier is Peterborough in and what does it mean?

Covid: What tier is Peterborough in and what does it mean?

When the second national lockdown is lifted on December 2, Peterborough will be going into tier 2, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed.
Covid-19: What can stay open in tier 2?

Covid-19: What can stay open in tier 2?

Peterborough will enter tier 2 from Wednesday, December 2, which means no mixing of households indoors aside from support bubbles will be allowed, with a maximum gathering of six permitted outdoors – but what are we allowed to do?
How does Peterborough compare to the areas in Tier 1 and 3?

How does Peterborough compare to the areas in Tier 1 and 3?

Three places in England - Cornwall, Isles of Scilly and Isle of Wight - have been placed into Tier 1 restrictions. How do their numbers compare to Peterborough?
Meet Gemma, the Living Sport Award finalist "loving life in the sports industry"

Meet Gemma, the Living Sport Award finalist "loving life in the sports industry"

Living Sport Awards contender Gemma Stevenson "never dreamed in a million years" that she'd be named as a finalist.
Weather: Will blue skies continue over the weekend?

Weather: Will blue skies continue over the weekend?

Sadly, the Met Office is forecasting an overcast weekend, with the sunny spells seen on Thursday falling away as the fog rolls in.