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Shariqua Ahmed

Shariqua Ahmed

Shariqua was born and raised in Hyderabad, India, and moved to Peterborough in November 2016 after getting married to a Peterborian - having worked as a newspaper journalist in India.

Prior to Peterborough Matters, she was working as a local reporter for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire - exploring and digging out local stories ranging from drug dealing and refugees rebuilding their lives in Peterborough to Eid celebrations and Peterborough City Council matters. She now considers Peterborough her new home and is very passionate about it!

Email
shariqua.ahmed@peterboroughmatters.co.uk

Recent Work by Shariqua

Property of the Week: Grade II listed thatched village cottage

Property of the Week: Grade II listed thatched village cottage

Grade II listed village cottage is our property feature for this week. 
Poor parking blocks fire crews from arson incident

Poor parking blocks fire crews from arson incident

Poor parking made it challenging for Peterborough fire crews to deal with an arson incident in North Bretton. 
Developer named for new £10m care facility in Peterborough

Developer named for new £10m care facility in Peterborough

Avery Healthcare appoints Clegg Construction to deliver new Peterborough care facility in Hampton.
Local business supports children's charity Anna's Hope with £10,000 donation

Local business supports children's charity Anna's Hope with £10,000 donation

Peterborough-based children's brain cancer charity Anna's Hope receives £10,000 from local translation business.
Peterborough food bank 'busiest' since before pandemic

Peterborough food bank 'busiest' since before pandemic

“This is probably the busiest we have been since pre-pandemic"- says Alan Gage from Peterborough Food bank as they cope with rising demand despite ‘noticeable’ reduction in donations. 
Local hero Lauren Steadman joins in 125-year celebrations for Blue Cross

Local hero Lauren Steadman joins in 125-year celebrations for Blue Cross

Celebrities recreate historic images to celebrate 125 years of Blue Cross helping pets and people.
Man jailed after vulnerable girls found in flat

Man jailed after vulnerable girls found in flat

A 24-year-old Peterborough man has been jailed after he was found by police with two vulnerable teenage girls.
Motorcyclist seriously injured in Park Road crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Park Road crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with car on Park Road junction in Peterborough. 
Botolph Green festival returns this Saturday

Botolph Green festival returns this Saturday

The popular volunteer-led event, Festival on the Green is back this Saturday (June 11). following a two-year halt due to the pandemic.
Landlord sentenced to jail for harassment and illegal eviction

Landlord sentenced to jail for harassment and illegal eviction

A Peterborough landlord has been sentenced to 12 months in jail for illegally evicting and harassing a private tenant.