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Revealed: how much has city council spent on Covid testing centres?

Revealed: how much has city council spent on Covid testing centres?

Setting up and running Covid-19 testing centres cost the local authority more than £450,000 between April 2020 and May 2021. 
Drink-driver crashed into lamppost - and then reported himself

Drink-driver crashed into lamppost - and then reported himself

A motorist called police himself after hitting a traffic light while two-and-half times the drink limit.
Crews tackle blaze after 80 tonnes of grain catches fire

Crews tackle blaze after 80 tonnes of grain catches fire

Peterborough fire crews were called after 80 tonnes of barley grain caught fire. 
Backlog at driving test centre prompts request to extend opening hours

Backlog at driving test centre prompts request to extend opening hours

Extended hours and flexible shift patterns are two measures being proposed to shift the waiting list for driving tests in Peterborough. 
Iron Horse Ranch House events make use of riverside dining space

Iron Horse Ranch House events make use of riverside dining space

Comedy nights and live music are livening up the riverside dining space at the Iron Horse Ranch House in Market Deeping.
Football fan punched doorman after England-Germany

Football fan punched doorman after England-Germany

A night of celebrations after England beat Germany in Euro 2020 turned sour for a fan in Peterborough.
PCC public health director wants city vaccine rate to rise

PCC public health director wants city vaccine rate to rise

The new director of public health for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough said that testing and vaccinations roll-out remain a priority in tackling Covid.
Bernadette Walker: How our ex-reporter Carly got to know her mother

Bernadette Walker: How our ex-reporter Carly got to know her mother

Our former reporter Carly Beech worked on the Bernadette Walker story for Peterborough Matters - and spoke to her mother on several occasions after the alarm was first raised and before she was charged. These are her thoughts.
Review into Bernadette Walker investigation finds no case to answer for police

Review into Bernadette Walker investigation finds no case to answer for police

An independent review has concluded that officers acted satisfactorily in their initial investigation into Bernadette Walker's disappearance - although potential areas of learning for the force have been identified.
CCTV appeal after teenager assaulted in Millfield

CCTV appeal after teenager assaulted in Millfield

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak with in connection with an assault on a teenage girl on the evening of June 25.