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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.
'There's a lot of hunger' - demand for community fridge doubles

'There's a lot of hunger' - demand for community fridge doubles

Nearly four tonnes of food was donated to the Community Fridge in Millfield in just one week - helping the organisation meet the growing need for food in Peterborough.
Donation helps charity better support teenagers leaving care

Donation helps charity better support teenagers leaving care

Nene Valley Care Trust has received a £500 donation from Central England Co-op to allow members to work remotely.
How this gym is relocating to the car park to enable them to reopen this weekend

How this gym is relocating to the car park to enable them to reopen this weekend

Horspower gym, in Yaxley, Peterborough, has made some clever changes to ensure they comply with Government guidelines and are able to reopen this weekend.
'It is an accident waiting to happen' - fears over street racing

'It is an accident waiting to happen' - fears over street racing

Neighbours in one area of Peterborough are being kept awake at night by noisy street racers who are putting the lives of other road users at risk.
You can now register your child's birth

You can now register your child's birth

Peterborough Register Office is now open for pre-booked appointments only, but staff have warned they have a huge backlog of birth registrations to work through thanks to the service being suspended in March.
Peterborough astronomy: What's up for July 2020

Peterborough astronomy: What's up for July 2020

Phil Adams, from Peterborough Astronomical Society, writes the first of our monthly features about what to spot in the night sky this month.
Elevate Fitness raises over £10,000 in virtual relay around the world

Elevate Fitness raises over £10,000 in virtual relay around the world

Elevate Fitness Studio in Peterborough has raised over £10,000 in aid of Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) as part of a 28-day challenge to circumnavigate the globe.
Coronavirus:  Over 230 discharged into care homes from local NHS trust without tests

Coronavirus: Over 230 discharged into care homes from local NHS trust without tests

More than 230 people were discharged to care homes from North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust hospitals in March and early April without receiving a test for Covid-19. 
All students back to school in September

All students back to school in September

Education Leads across Cambridgeshire County and Peterborough City Councils are working with primary and secondary schools and academy trusts, following the government’s announcement that all year groups should be set to return in September.