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First year festivities! Mum says Christmas wouldn't be the same if son is in lockdown at uni

First year festivities! Mum says Christmas wouldn't be the same if son is in lockdown at uni

Tracy Butler, 49, is preparing for the possibility of her son being forced to stay at university over Christmas – but she's thankful that he's friendly with his housemates.
Paolo's Posh Preview: Sunderland

Paolo's Posh Preview: Sunderland

Two of League One’s promotion hopefuls go head-to-head on Saturday, as Peterborough United travel to Sunderland with kick-off at 3pm.
Comment: The effects of our ‘new normal’

Comment: The effects of our ‘new normal’

After months of uncertainty, the UK is starting to return to ‘normal’.
How these hairdressers are making a difference for the homeless

How these hairdressers are making a difference for the homeless

A group of hairdressers from Peterborough have been able to restart their monthly Haircuts 4 Homeless sessions.
Coronavirus: Peterborough no longer 'area of concern'

Coronavirus: Peterborough no longer 'area of concern'

Peterborough's "good work" has seen the city removed from the national covid-19 watchlist, meaning it is no longer an area of concern.
Team Sementa continues the footballing fun in memory of late mum

Team Sementa continues the footballing fun in memory of late mum

When Marco Sementa's mother Shayne passed away eight years ago he decided to do something in her memory by dusting off his boots for the first time in nearly a decade.
School, vets and barbers among six properties raided in burglary spree

School, vets and barbers among six properties raided in burglary spree

 Six locations have been burgled in a September crime spree in Peterborough, including vets, a barbers and a school.
Teenager sentenced for selling drugs at Peterborough club party

Teenager sentenced for selling drugs at Peterborough club party

A 19-year-old appeared at Peterborough Crown Court charged with possession of drugs at a city’s nightclub. 
Fancy a laugh? Cresset Comedy club set to return

Fancy a laugh? Cresset Comedy club set to return

The Cresset Comedy Club has been a fan-favourite in Peterborough for over 20 years, showcasing the best up and coming comedians on the circuit in an intimate club style environment.
Could shopping levels be back to normal by October?

Could shopping levels be back to normal by October?

Shoppers are returning to the city centre with footfall in Peterborough increasing dramatically in the past few weeks to around 80% of pre-lockdown figures.