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TikTok fan Jas ready to fly for charity

TikTok fan Jas ready to fly for charity

A social media fan is swapping TikTok for a big drop as he prepares to throw himself out of an aeroplane for charity in Peterborough.
The mask clip that prevents glasses steaming - and it's made in Peterborough

The mask clip that prevents glasses steaming - and it's made in Peterborough

Last year, in the early stages of the Covid pandemic, James Coulter spotted an opportunity to solve the problem of masks causing glasses to 'steam up'. 
The 7 new stores opening in Queensgate this summer

The 7 new stores opening in Queensgate this summer

Queensgate has seen the loss of anchor stores John Lewis, Next and Topshop/Topman this year, but now seven new stores will be heading into the city centre over the next few months.
Election in a pandemic: What to expect at your polling station

Election in a pandemic: What to expect at your polling station

Hand sanitisers, face masks and one-away systems - voting in your local elections will be a different experience in 2021 as measures have been placed to make polling booths Covid-safe. 
Teen was in possession of cannabis

Teen was in possession of cannabis

A Peterborough teenager who was found with a small amount of cannabis on him received a suspended sentence two days later for a more serious charge.
Plea for Peterborough to help Caribbean volcano evacuees

Plea for Peterborough to help Caribbean volcano evacuees

A plea has been made for donations from the people of Peterborough for those left homeless by the La Soufriere volcanic eruption.
Buy to rent is booming in Peterborough

Buy to rent is booming in Peterborough

Peterborough has been named as a potential build-to-rent (BTR) hotspot for developers and investors.
Driver failed to give sample after crash

Driver failed to give sample after crash

A driver involved in a crash was almost three times the drink-drive limit, a preliminary roadside test indicated.
Two medical centres closing for training on April 29

Two medical centres closing for training on April 29

Thomas Walker and Westgate medical centres will be closing early on April 29 for staff training and development, Octagon Medical Practice has confirmed.
Homeless man stole bottle of wine

Homeless man stole bottle of wine

A homeless Peterborough man has appeared in court for stealing a bottle of red wine.