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Police warn against 'Penalty charge' scam after 1400 reports

Police warn against 'Penalty charge' scam after 1400 reports

Cambridgeshire Constabulary is urging Peterborough residents to be aware of a ‘penalty charge’ fraud in operation. 
Man charged with exposing his genitals at rowing lakes

Man charged with exposing his genitals at rowing lakes

Liam Courtney, 31, was arrested yesterday, September 22, for exposure and has since been charged.
Dobbies fireworks display event cancelled due to Covid-19

Dobbies fireworks display event cancelled due to Covid-19

Dobbies Garden Centre in Hampton, Peterborough, has confirmed it will not be going ahead with its fireworks display this year.
New Shisha and Grill Bar to replace the former Beehive

New Shisha and Grill Bar to replace the former Beehive

A new Shisha Bar will be taking over the old Beehive pub premises in Albert Place, it can be revealed.
Approval given to transform garages into four new bungalows

Approval given to transform garages into four new bungalows

Peterborough City Council has given Cross Keys Homes approval to transform a garage site into four new bungalows in Dogsthorpe.
Join us and local DJs for first charity music event

Join us and local DJs for first charity music event

A host of Peterborough DJs are clubbing together to raise money for the NHS and Carers UK in a brilliant music event - and you can see it on our website.
Coronavirus: Council is in a 'very challenging' financial position

Coronavirus: Council is in a 'very challenging' financial position

Peterborough City Council is in a "tough financial position" thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic but Cllr David Seaton has reminded councillors that they are "not alone".
Peterborough man in court for indecent exposure

Peterborough man in court for indecent exposure

Paul Mason, 61, of Hawksbill Way, has been charged with indecent exposure, outraging public decency and theft from a shop.
Peterborough becomes "leading city" for residential solar power

Peterborough becomes "leading city" for residential solar power

Peterborough City Council cabinet members have approved an amendment to the terms of the loan arrangement with Empower Community Management LLP, made due to the effects of Covid-19.
25% of calls to suicide helpline mentioned Covid-19

25% of calls to suicide helpline mentioned Covid-19

Roughly 25% of Samaritan Suicide Helpline callers during the pandemic mentioned coronavirus as one of the factors for their distress, alongside loneliness and other family concerns.