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Council: Contact child's school for updates on free meals

Council: Contact child's school for updates on free meals

Families have reported a delay and lack of clarity in receiving free school meals. The Peterborough City council is encouraging parents to contact the child's school for more updates.
Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

As everyone is unable to spend their Sundays swanning around the city, we're bringing the swans to you, courtesy of Johnny Clapton's photo.
Peterborough can pledge support  for homes through #care4carehomes

Peterborough can pledge support for homes through #care4carehomes

A new project has been set up to support care homes in Peterborough - here is how you can help.
New podcast: How creatives are dealing with the coronavirus

New podcast: How creatives are dealing with the coronavirus

The latest episode of Peterborough Natters is available now - and features a chat with one of Peterborough's best known creatives.
Five ways to support people with dementia from home

Five ways to support people with dementia from home

Alzheimer's Society, the UK's leading charity offering support to people suffering from dementia has asked people to continue their support during the current lockdown. Although the Dementia Care week has been postponed, these are five other ways you can show your support to the organisation.
Peterborough writers form Monday morning Write Club

Peterborough writers form Monday morning Write Club

A weekly online writing club set up by Peterborough creatives has held its first sessions this week.
The data of coronavirus part two - families and retail prices

The data of coronavirus part two - families and retail prices

The Office of National Statistics has been calculating and compiling data on many aspects of behaviour around COVID-19 - here we look at businesses, the effect on those self-employed, and more.
Cambridgeshire police: Pursuit ends thanks to public support

Cambridgeshire police: Pursuit ends thanks to public support

Police officers who arrested two boys on suspicion of driving and drug offences near Glatton have thanked members of the public for their help in apprehending them.
Poll Results: What's your favourite thing about spring?

Poll Results: What's your favourite thing about spring?

Our poll says the best thing about spring may be a hotly contested competition!
Peterborough paedophile hid USB stick images in armchair

Peterborough paedophile hid USB stick images in armchair

A convicted paedophile has been sentenced after his former landlord found a USB stick containing thousands of indecent images hidden in an armchair.