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'Scuffle' at B and M led to court appearance

'Scuffle' at B and M led to court appearance

A scuffle is said to have occurred when a security officer stopped a shoplifter in a Peterborough branch of B&M Stores last Sunday.(January 17)
Patients' disappointment over dental surgery merger

Patients' disappointment over dental surgery merger

A plan to relocate three dental surgeries into one premises into the city centre has been met with disappointment by patients.
Covid case numbers fall in Fengate and Yaxley - where else?

Covid case numbers fall in Fengate and Yaxley - where else?

Covid-19 case numbers have fallen in more than half of Peterborough neighbourhoods.
Love is in the air for Peterborough as couples 'more likely to get engaged'

Love is in the air for Peterborough as couples 'more likely to get engaged'

Peterborough is rated at the fifth most likely city for people to get engaged in 2021.
Peterborough murder: Two men jailed after drunken attack at party

Peterborough murder: Two men jailed after drunken attack at party

Leam Smith, 19, and Alvaro Vilhete, 30, who viciously attacked a man with a sword and hammer at a party in Peterborough, have been sentenced.
Coronavirus: Regional R rate falls below 1 for first time since mid-December

Coronavirus: Regional R rate falls below 1 for first time since mid-December

The reproduction number, or R value, of coronavirus transmission across the East of England has fallen below 1.
Peterborough Beer Festival 2021 cancelled due to Covid-19

Peterborough Beer Festival 2021 cancelled due to Covid-19

Peterborough Beer Festival will be cancelled for the second year in a row due to Covid-19, organisers have announced.
Westgate surgery closing temporarily as vaccine roll-out causes staff shortage

Westgate surgery closing temporarily as vaccine roll-out causes staff shortage

Westgate Surgery in Peterborough will remain closed from Monday, January 25 until further notice, Octagon Medical Practice has said. 
Hate messages prompt Labour councillor's motion on 'abuse of women in politics'

Hate messages prompt Labour councillor's motion on 'abuse of women in politics'

Personal experiences have prompted Labour councillor and GP Dr Shabina Asad Qayyum to present a motion on the abuse of women in politics. 
Covid-19: Nearly half of all over 80s given first dose of vaccine

Covid-19: Nearly half of all over 80s given first dose of vaccine

Almost 46% of people aged 80 and over in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough were given the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination by January 17.