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Man forfeited drugs moments after purchase

Man forfeited drugs moments after purchase

A 23-year-old man who had just forked out £1,400 for cannabis “for his own personal use” instantly forfeited it.
Police officer dismissed after standards breach

Police officer dismissed after standards breach

A police officer has been found to have breached standards of professional behaviour at a misconduct hearing.
Gallery: A lovely Saturday in Peterborough

Gallery: A lovely Saturday in Peterborough

Peterborough Matters was out and about in the city centre today. Here's what's going on.
When to watch for the Lyrid meteor shower 2021

When to watch for the Lyrid meteor shower 2021

This time last year we had begun a three month lockdown period and it was amazing to see how many people discovered the night sky, writes astronomer Neil Norman.
Drivers clocked at nearly 90mph in Hampton

Drivers clocked at nearly 90mph in Hampton

Motorists have been recorded at driving through the Hamptons at nearly 90mph despite speed limits of just 20mph, a parish council meeting heard.
Property of the Week: Itter Park home with heated outdoor swimming pool

Property of the Week: Itter Park home with heated outdoor swimming pool

This week's property overlooks Itter Park and has five bedrooms and a heated outdoor pool.
6 big employers investing in Peterborough

6 big employers investing in Peterborough

A number of big employers have invested or announced investment in Peterborough in the past year - but which companies have shown confidence in the city, and how does Opportunity Peterborough help?

"A first haircut since October" - Peterborough businesses reopened after long lockdown

Earlier this week businesses opened their doors as part of the recovery - we caught up with some of those people taking another step towards normality in Hampton, Bretton and Werrington
When can you next donate blood in Peterborough?

When can you next donate blood in Peterborough?

Blood donation services are still operating throughout the pandemic - but appointments aren't available until the summer.
Covid: Which 11 Peterborough neighbourhoods have seen a rise in new cases?

Covid: Which 11 Peterborough neighbourhoods have seen a rise in new cases?

The most recent Public Health England figures show that 11 Peterborough areas recorded a rise of new Covid-19 cases in the week to April 11.