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Carly Beech

Carly Beech

Carly grew up in Peterborough and took her A levels at Thomas Deacon Academy. After a successful three years studying journalism at Sheffield Hallam University, she worked in London for 18 months as a showbiz reporter at Daily Star Online. Her time in showbiz saw her tackle many new and interesting experiences, including festivals, concerts and events.

During her time in a busy newsroom, she was working with FeatureMe! UK doing freelance work and finding out all the interesting stories about people just like you or me. She also worked as a content writer for Zazzle Media, which has allowed her to dip into multiple industries. Now at Peterborough Matters, Carly will be gathering more information to understand what the people of Peterborough want to hear about.

Recent Work by Carly

Afternoon Tea business transforms in lockdown with booming success

Afternoon Tea business transforms in lockdown with booming success

Peterborough Matters Independent Weekend: House of Gingerbread Afternoon Teas were originally a company which provided parties and entertainment, but had to change their business model during lockdown.
Could you be the one to make a difference?

Could you be the one to make a difference?

Family Voice Peterborough, a charity that supports families and parent carers of children and young people with disabilities, are hoping to find two new recruits who want to make a difference.
Frankie & Benny's reopening this weekend – but only for takeaway

Frankie & Benny's reopening this weekend – but only for takeaway

Peterborough's Frankie & Benny's will be reopening on Friday, July 3, but only for delivery and takeaway.
How this gym is relocating to the car park to enable them to reopen this weekend

How this gym is relocating to the car park to enable them to reopen this weekend

Horspower gym, in Yaxley, Peterborough, has made some clever changes to ensure they comply with Government guidelines and are able to reopen this weekend.
Pub owners concerned over Saturday reopening as they enter 'try and test' period

Pub owners concerned over Saturday reopening as they enter 'try and test' period

Simon Bond, of the Palmerston Arms, is reopening his pub on Saturday, July 4 – despite looking forward to seeing his customers, he is still apprehensive about the opening, and is fully aware they are entering a 'try and test' period.
Online groomer caught out by undercover adult

Online groomer caught out by undercover adult

A man has been jailed after the 14-year-old girl he groomed and suggested driving more than 180 miles to meet turned out to be an adult.
Mothers who gave birth in lockdown overjoyed as newborns can meet family

Mothers who gave birth in lockdown overjoyed as newborns can meet family

Two mothers, Amy Prentice, 27, and Poppy Barringer, 29, both gave birth to their first child in lockdown – but due to restrictions, were unable to get the help and support they would have preferred.
100 days of lockdown: What has happened in Peterborough?

100 days of lockdown: What has happened in Peterborough?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a country-wide lockdown on March 23, as non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs closed their doors.
New nursery opening on July 6 and offering discount

New nursery opening on July 6 and offering discount

A new nursery is opening on Broadway, Peterborough, on July 6 – offering 50% off for the first month.
Police appeal after dog bites child

Police appeal after dog bites child

Police are appealing for information after a child was bitten by a dog in Peterborough.