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More than 100 people rescued from modern slavery

More than 100 people rescued from modern slavery

More than 100 victims of modern slavery were rescued in Cambridgeshire in a year, according to the latest figures,
Gallery: A hearty crowd for Unlocking Peterborough

Gallery: A hearty crowd for Unlocking Peterborough

A giant inflatable heart encircled a fantastic aerial performer as our city began 'Unlocking Peterborough'.
Cambridgeshire police and EEAS team up for new life-saving scheme

Cambridgeshire police and EEAS team up for new life-saving scheme

Cambridgeshire Constabulary have teamed up with the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) to take part in a new scheme aimed at saving lives. 
Gallery: Show is perfect sunshine showcase for Stamford Flower Club

Gallery: Show is perfect sunshine showcase for Stamford Flower Club

Stamford Flower Club’s annual floral art show on Saturday (October 16) looked glorious in the sunshine.
Send Covid vaccines to low-income countries now to save lives – Gordon Brown

Send Covid vaccines to low-income countries now to save lives – Gordon Brown

Former prime minister Gordon Brown is calling on the UK, US, the EU and Canada to launch an emergency airlift of 240 million Covid jabs from unused stocks to the vaccine-starved countries of the global south.
Peterborough site manager secures top industry award

Peterborough site manager secures top industry award

A site manager in Peterborough has been recognised for his exceptional on-site management by the National House Building Council (NHBC). 
Furniture donations sought to help re-home refugees in the city

Furniture donations sought to help re-home refugees in the city

Residents with any furniture to spare are being asked to donate items as part of a scheme to resettle Afghan refugees in Peterborough. 
Court round-up: Alleged arson, and possession of drugs

Court round-up: Alleged arson, and possession of drugs

Two more stories from our court this week; an alleged arson attack, and allegations of possession of drugs
Paddy's field: Posh fall to late defeat in Teesside

Paddy's field: Posh fall to late defeat in Teesside

Paddy McNair converted a late penalty to flatten Posh and put Middlesbrough on track for a 2-0 win at the Riverside Stadium.
Fire updates: Fireworks, moped arson, restaurant fire and a blaze inside a flat

Fire updates: Fireworks, moped arson, restaurant fire and a blaze inside a flat

Peterborough fire crews tackled four incidents this week across the city including two arson incidents.