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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

Show goes on for Key Theatre after PCC secure new operators

Show goes on for Key Theatre after PCC secure new operators

Just days after curtains drew on city's much-loved Key Theatre, Peterborough City Council has announced it has secured its future. 
Cheers to that: The Chalkboard 'pleased' after Key Theatre is saved

Cheers to that: The Chalkboard 'pleased' after Key Theatre is saved

Relief for The Chalkboard café who will continue serving customers at the Embankment venue, after Peterborough City Council find new operators to take over the Key Theatre. 
CCTV appeal after New Year's Eve skateboard attack in Bridge Street

CCTV appeal after New Year's Eve skateboard attack in Bridge Street

Officers have released CCTV images of five men they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Peterborough on New Year’s Eve. 
Trio who died in Stamford crash named

Trio who died in Stamford crash named

Three men who died following a collision on the A1 near Stamford on Sunday (January 16) have been named. 
Appeal following three-lorry collision on A14

Appeal following three-lorry collision on A14

Police are appealing for witnesses following a three lorry collision on the A14 on Monday (January 17). 
'Controversial' Westgate cab office plan to be discussed at meeting

'Controversial' Westgate cab office plan to be discussed at meeting

Taxi firm re-submits application for an office and retail units at 35 Westgate in Peterborough city centre, despite previous rejection following protests and objections. 
Crown Street murder: Partygoer claimed ADHD caused him to kill

Crown Street murder: Partygoer claimed ADHD caused him to kill

A partygoer who stabbed a 22-year-old man to death in Peterborough last year claimed a behavioural disorder caused him to lose self-control. 
'Undeterred' Sharon qualifies as nurse despite battling cancer

'Undeterred' Sharon qualifies as nurse despite battling cancer

A Peterborough City Hospital nurse successfully completed her nursing degree apprenticeship despite battling breast cancer.
Changes at Queensgate: Clinton's leaving, golf centre arriving

Changes at Queensgate: Clinton's leaving, golf centre arriving

Popular card shop Clinton’s based in Queensgate is closing its doors this Friday, January 21.
Traffic blocked as burst water main floods road in Paston

Traffic blocked as burst water main floods road in Paston

An area around Paston Ridings in Peterborough has been flooded following a burst water main.