Peterborough City, England Newswire

Peterborough City, England Newswire

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  1. Woman in hospital after car hits tree in BastonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    Emergency services were called to an accident on the A15 in Baston where a car skidded on ice and hit a tree. A 30-year-old woman was taken to hospital after the car she was driving came off the A15 in Baston and hit a tree.

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  2. Popular March golfer dies in her husband's arms after being struck...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cambs Times

    A keen golfer and popular manager at a local care home has died after being struck by lightning during a holiday abroad with her husband. Sarah Oldham, 39, was struck while trying to shelter during a storm when playing golf with her husband Alex, a professional player at March Golf Club.

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  3. Woman died 12 days after being hit by lightning while playing golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Metro UK News

    Sarah Oldham, 39, suffered a cardiac arrest after the bolt hit her as she sheltered under an umbrella when it started to rain. Her husband Alex looked round after hearing 'an almighty crack of thunder', only to see his wife lying unconscious on the ground.

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  4. Brit woman dies after being struck by lightning in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Daily Mail

    A British woman has died after being struck by lightning while playing golf with her husband on a romantic holiday in Turkey . Sarah Oldham, 39, suffered a cardiac arrest after being hit by a lightning bolt as she sheltered under an umbrella when it started to rain on the course in Belek, on Turkeys south coast.

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  5. Homeless family of four living in one roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Newsday

    Peterborough City Council is paying for their room, but might not be able to rehouse them for up to two years.

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  6. Man rushed to hospital after being struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Hunts Post

    A man was rushed to hospital with serious leg injuries following a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Ramsey. The East of England Ambulance Service and Magpas air ambulance was called to New Road at about midday on Saturday amid reports that a car had hit a pedestrian.

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  7. Showplace Performance Centre renames auditorium after Erica Cherney,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | GlobalNews

    The Erica Cherney Theatre was unveiled on Thursday at the downtown venue. Cherney, a longtime community and arts advocate, died last August at the age of 84 after another bout with cancer.

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  8. Repair plan in place for district's drought-damaged roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Hunts Post

    The scheme, which will include 21 sections of road, including in Huntingdonshire, has been made possible thanks to a successful joint bid by Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council to the Department for Transport. A total of A 3.5million was secured for the scheme, which will see repairs to 10 sections of road affected by extreme weather conditions in Peterborough and another 11 in Cambridgeshire from December until June 2018.

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  9. Work to repair drought damaged roads in Thorney area will start next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Wisbech Standard

    Abuse victim's son says he wishes jailed carers no ill but are glad they will no longer work in care industry Work to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads in Fenland - including ones in Thorney - will start next month. The scheme, which will include 21 sections of road, has been made possible thanks to a successful joint bid by Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council to the Department for Transport.

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  10. Work to repair drought damaged roads in Littleport, Isleham, Wicken,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Ely Standard

    Work to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads in East Cambridgeshire including ones in Littleport, Isleham, Wicken, Prickwillow, Stuntney and Haddenham - will start next month. Work to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads in East Cambridgeshire - including ones in Littleport, Isleham, Wicken, Prickwillow, Stuntney and Haddenham - will start next month.

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  11. New Peterborough arena site plans draw flak, ire from students, environmentalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | GlobalNews

    Site plans for the new twin-pad arena and swimming pool at Trent University were argued over at city hall Tuesday night. The majority of the discussion at Peterborough City Hall on Tuesday night centred on plans to build a new twin-pad arena and pool at Trent University, which was met with backlash and contempt because the proposed development site is home to a wetland.

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  12. 65p a mile paid to East Cambs Council staff -20p a mile more than...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Cambs Times

    Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire Unofficial public spending watchdog the TaxPayers' Alliance singled out East Cambridgeshire District Council for being among 173 local authorities that pay its employees 65p a mile for using their own car. The alliance claims the 65p a mile allowance paid by East Cambs is 20p a mile above the "approved" rate by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs .

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  13. Former Royal Ulster Constabulary officer to be new Cambridgeshire deputy police commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Cambridge Evening News

    Cllr Ray Bisby, who is on Peterborough City Council, started his career in the military before joining the RUC, serving for 19 years in Northern Ireland A former Royal Ulster Constabulary police officer is to be the new deputy police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire. Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite plans to put the ex-soldier and police officer into the job as his second in command.

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  14. Village apple day is a big successRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    There were also classic cars on show and the chance to buy eight different craft ciders provided by the Grainstore Brewery, of Oakham. Graham Fletcher, chairman of organisers Bainton and Ashton Parish Council, said: "We had a lot of people saying they had enjoyed the day, it was something completely different for the village."

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  15. Cambridge mum-of-five Penny Wyatt died of cancer, a day after she was declared fit to leave hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Cambridge Evening News

    A grieving mum has accused NHS staff of failing her daughter - after she died of cancer 24 hours after she was sent home from hospital. Cambridge mum-of-five Penny Wyatt, 35, tragically died just a day after being declared fit to be discharged by medics.

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  16. Hinchingbrooke Hospital heroes announced at awards ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Hunts Post

    The 2017 'hospital heroes' chosen by patients at Hinchingbrooke Hospital were announced at an awards ceremony held on October 20. Staff from Hinchingbrooke Hospital joined their colleagues from Peterborough City and Stamford hospitals to celebrate their first Outstanding Achievement Awards of the newly-formed North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. Midwife Vicky Bennett was named Hinchingbrooke Hospital Hero 2017 for the care she gave to a couple who lost their baby son at 37 weeks.

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  17. Pair taken to hospital after breathing-in smoke in blaze at Oakham homeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    The pair were taken to Peterborough City Hospital suffering from slight smoke inhalation following the fire which occurred around 8.20pm last night. There was moderate fire damage to a mattress and curtains and it believed the blaze started as a result of an unattended tea light.

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  18. Hospital guard of honour for Grantham schoolgirl AliceRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Grantham Journal

    A Grantham schoolgirl was given a standing ovation and a guard of honour to mark the end of her chemotherapy treatment on Tuesday. After 18 rounds of chemotherapy, spanning over 32 weeks at Addenbrooke`s Hospital in Cambridge, the former Barrowby Primary School pupil rang a special bell on the ward to celebrate, which was captured on camera.

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  19. Guyhirn man left with broken collar bone after Westry motorbike crash - did you see anything?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Wisbech Standard

    Guyhirn man Steve Chapman left with broken collar bone after Westry motorbike crash - did you see anything? Here, he is pictured in hospital. A Guyhirn man is appealing for information about a motorbike crash near March which left him with a broken collar bone.

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  20. The tear-jerking moment this girl finished her cancer treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Cambridge Evening News

    This moving video shows the moment a 12-year-old girl officially finished her cancer treatment after 18 rounds of chemotherapy. Alice Rossington started feeling an ache in her leg in October last year but doctors thought it was growing pains.

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