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Children getting £15 vouchers for free school meals replacement

Children getting £15 vouchers for free school meals replacement

Schools all over the country have closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but plans have remained in place to give students free school meals if they usually receive them.
Peterborough City Council coronavirus update: Rhubarb Bridge complete

Peterborough City Council coronavirus update: Rhubarb Bridge complete

Peterborough City Council has provided its daily update on the coronavirus.
Peterborough residents encouraged to join National Poetry Writing Month

Peterborough residents encouraged to join National Poetry Writing Month

The organisers of Syntax Poetry Festival, the spoken word and poetry festival held in Peterborough, have decided to take part in National Poetry Writing Month (#NaPoWriMo) this April and are asking for the people of Peterborough to join in.
Peterborough schools embrace the rainbow

Peterborough schools embrace the rainbow

Nene Park Academy has turned its logo into a rainbow to continue the spread of hope and optimism that the colourful displays in the windows of the city started.
Peterborough Matters March 30: What you've said

Peterborough Matters March 30: What you've said

We love hearing from you - whether you're raising serious concerns or sharing a joke - so here's some of the social media chatter from our Facebook and Twitter pages from yesterday.
Archant's advice for small retail businesses withstanding a pandemic

Archant's advice for small retail businesses withstanding a pandemic

Archant has released a guide for small retail businesses on how to optimise online presence to keep sales going.
Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Emma Stevenson rode past Lynch Farm Riding School just as the sun was coming to the end of its work for the day and sent us this photo of the moment.
Family Voice Peterborough asks struggling parent carers to get in touch

Family Voice Peterborough asks struggling parent carers to get in touch

Family Voice Peterborough are encouraging people to get in touch during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: council staff to be 'redeployed'

Coronavirus: council staff to be 'redeployed'

Tens of thousands of council staff in leisures centres, libraries and theatres across the country are set to be redeployed in ‘critical’ roles during the Coronavirus crisis.
Peterborough nan pens coronavirus rap 'I'm a tough old bird of 83'

Peterborough nan pens coronavirus rap 'I'm a tough old bird of 83'

Paulette Mowles, 83, of Paston isn't letting coronavirus get her down as she pens a rap against the disease.