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What the Leicester lockdown means for Peterborough

What the Leicester lockdown means for Peterborough

Leicester has been placed under local lockdown for the next two weeks at least, after a spike in coronavirus cases. However, this has left residents in our city concerned for safety as lockdown measures begin to ease.
Peterborough's health and 'pain in the butt' surveys

Peterborough's health and 'pain in the butt' surveys

Last week Peterborough Matters was sent research by Bankrate.com, which wanted to discover the healthiest and unhealthiest UK high streets in 2020 by awarding each city a score based on the healthy life choices, social interaction and mental wellbeing they promote. 
Peterborough Cathedral reopening for visitors

Peterborough Cathedral reopening for visitors

Peterborough Cathedral has confirmed worship will resume and it is reopening to visitors with strict social distancing measures in place.
'Be sensible' says ambulance boss as pubs set to reopen

'Be sensible' says ambulance boss as pubs set to reopen

The East of England Ambulance boss has urged people to be responsible as restrictions lift this weekend in Peterborough and pubs, bars and restaurants reopen their doors.
Could you be the one to make a difference?

Could you be the one to make a difference?

Family Voice Peterborough, a charity that supports families and parent carers of children and young people with disabilities, are hoping to find two new recruits who want to make a difference.
Cambridgeshire Constabulary consults on new police hub in Milton

Cambridgeshire Constabulary consults on new police hub in Milton

Cambridgeshire Constabulary is to hold a consultation on proposals for a new police station on the outskirts of Milton.
Frankie & Benny's reopening this weekend – but only for takeaway

Frankie & Benny's reopening this weekend – but only for takeaway

Peterborough's Frankie & Benny's will be reopening on Friday, July 3, but only for delivery and takeaway.
Poll Results: Should climate change be a priority in government Covid-19 recovery plan?

Poll Results: Should climate change be a priority in government Covid-19 recovery plan?

The majority of voters in our poll believe that the government should be considering climate change as it builds its post-pandemic economic recovery plan.
Garages 'relieved' as MOT testing mandatory from August

Garages 'relieved' as MOT testing mandatory from August

Car service stations in Peterborough breathed a sigh of relief as the Government announced it was re-introducing compulsory MOT testing from August 1 after fearing the suspension was 'too risky'.
Teachers make 22-mile round trip to visit every pupil

Teachers make 22-mile round trip to visit every pupil

Two teachers from The Peterborough School have raised money for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice by cycling and running 22 miles in one day - to visit all of their Year 2 pupils.