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and Manchester, 20 December 2002. In May 2004, groups of young Pakistani men clashed with Afghan (Demographics of Afghanistan) and Iraqi (Iraqi people) asylum seekers in the multicultural Millfield (Millfield, Peterborough) area of the city. In the "running street battles," houses and cars were set alight and windows were smashed. "Patrols to quell violent clashes", ''BBC News Online


white working

' impact on public services" , ''The Guardian'', London and Manchester, 20 September 2007. On 11 March 2008, the BBC broadcast ''The Poles are Coming!'', a controversial documentary on the impact of Polish (Poles) migration to Peterborough by Tim Samuels, as part of its ''White Season''. The Poles are Coming! Is white working class Britain becoming invisible? A season of programmes on BBC Two (Retrieved 19 March 2008).<


single site

: assessing and rating the NHS (pp.22, 34 & 69) Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection (Healthcare Commission), October 2006. Although a £300&nbsp;million health investment plan has seen the transfer of the city's two hospitals into a single site Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been plagued by financial problems since the move. Peterborough and Stamford NHS trust rescue plan outlined The full planning application for the redevelopment of the former Edith Cavell Hospital was approved by the council in 2006. Planning permission for the development of an integrated care centre on the site of the former Fenland Wing at Peterborough District Hospital was granted in 2003. Greater Peterborough Health Investment Plan Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Peterborough Primary Care Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mental Health Partnership Trust (Retrieved 23 April 2007). The City Care Centre finally opened on 1 July 2009 City Care Centre NHS Peterborough, 3 June 2009. and the first patients were treated at the new Peterborough City Hospital on 15 November 2010. Urem, Adam "Peterborough City Hospital: The big move begins", ''Peterborough Evening Telegraph'', 11 November 2010. The private Fitzwilliam Hospital is situated in the landscaped grounds of the Milton Estate (Milton Hall). Fitzwilliam Private Hospital Ramsay Health Care UK Operations (Retrieved 21 November 2010). Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, a designated University of Cambridge teaching trust, provides services to those who suffer from mental health problems. Following merger of the Cambridgeshire, then East Anglian Ambulance Services, the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is responsible for the provision of statutory emergency medical services (Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom) (EMS) in Peterborough. The East Anglian Air Ambulance provides helicopter EMS across the region. Public utilities The council's budget for the financial year 2010 11 is £257.1&nbsp;million. Council Tax Summary and A–Z Guide Peterborough City Council, 1 April 2010. The main source of non-school funding is the formula grant, which is paid by government to local authorities based on the services they provide. The remainder, to which the police (police authority) and fire (fire authority) authorities (and parish council where this exists) set a precept, is raised from council tax and business rates (Business rates in England and Wales). Mains water and sewerage services are provided by Anglian Water, a former nationalised industry (Public ownership) and natural monopoly, privatised (Privatisation) in 1989 and regulated by OFWAT. Following deregulation, the consumer has a choice of energy supplier. Electricity was formerly provided by Eastern Electricity, which was privatised in 1990. In 2002 the supply business (Electricity retailing) was sold to Powergen (now E.ON UK) and the distribution rights (Electric power distribution) to EDF Energy who sold them to UK Power Networks in 2010. Natural gas was (and still is) supplied by British Gas (Centrica plc#British Gas), which was privatised in 1986; distribution (and gas and electricity transmission) is the responsibility of the National Grid (National Grid plc), having been demerged as Transco in 1997. These industries are regulated by OFGEM. Peterborough Power Station is a 360&nbsp;MWe gas-fired plant in Fengate (Fengate, Peterborough) operated by Centrica Energy. British Telecommunications, privatised in 1984, provides fixed ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) enabled (8&nbsp;Mbit s) telephone lines. Local loop unbundling, giving other internet service providers direct access, is completed at four out of 12 exchanges (telephone exchange). The city is cabled by Virgin Media. Broadband availability details for Peterborough Samknows (Retrieved 28 August 2007). These businesses are regulated by OFCOM. Economy Regeneration Peterborough is currently experiencing an economic boom compared to the rest of the country, believed in part to be due to the regeneration plan running to 2012. In 2005 economic growth was on average 5.5%, whilst in Peterborough it was 6.9%, the highest in the UK. Peterborough's Community Strategy WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


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found the game derivative, but he noted that it featured &quot;loads of visual humour"; he added, "Strangely, it's quite compelling after a while." WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


home development

a new statutory development plan. Peterborough Local Plan (First Replacement) Peterborough City Council, July 2005. Its aim is to accommodate an additional 22,000 homes, 18,000 jobs and over 40,000 people living in Peterborough by 2020. The newly developing Hampton (Hampton, Peterborough) township will be completed, there will be a 1,500-home development at Stanground (Stanground, Peterborough) and a further 1,200-home

development at Paston (Paston, Peterborough). Religion thumb right Norman gateway below the chapel of St. Nicholas (1177–1194), Minster Precincts. (File:Peterborough precinct.JPG) Christianity has the largest following in Peterborough, in particular the Church of England, with a significant number of parish churches and a cathedral. Recent immigration to the city has also seen the Roman Catholic population increase substantially. Walton, Jemma http


hit stage

. Fraser'' starring Dame Marie Tempest (Marie Tempest) and A.E. Matthews. He debuted on the London West End stage in ''The School for Slavery''. Other West End (London West End) productions included ''Escort'', ''The Assassin'', and ''A Bullet in the Ballet''. He was directed by John Gielgud in ''Crisis in Heaven''. Morse developed a theatrical partnership with actress Nova Pilbeam and they worked together both in film and on stage, most notably in the hit stage productions of ''The Voice of the Turtle'' and ''Flowers for the Living''. Family life After a short courtship, Morse married actress Sydney Sturgess on March 26, 1939, during their work together in repertory theatre in Peterborough, England. The couple had two children, Melanie Morse (Melanie Morse MacQuarrie) (1945–2005) and Hayward Morse (b. 1947). * '''EGSD''' – Great Yarmouth - North Denes Airport – Great Yarmouth, England * '''EGSF''' (XHV) – Peterborough Business Airport – Peterborough, England * '''EGSG''' – Stapleford Aerodrome – Romford, England * '''EGSO''' – Crowfield Airfield – Ipswich, England * '''EGSP''' – Peterborough Sibson Airport – Peterborough, England * '''EGSQ''' – Clacton Airport – Clacton-on-Sea, England ice_size 180ft x 85ft city Peterborough, United Kingdom colours White, Orange, and Black ice_size 180ft x 85ft city Peterborough, United Kingdom colours Orange, Blue, White and Black Every three years since the WFAE's founding at Banff (Banff, Alberta), Canada in 1993, an international symposium has taken place. Stockholm, Amsterdam, Devon, Peterborough, and Melbourne followed. In November 2006, the WFAE meeting took place in Hirosaki, Japan. WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


opening scenes

for various television programmes and films. The 1982 BBC production of ''The Barchester Chronicles'' was filmed largely in and around Peterborough. In 1983 opening scenes for the 13th ''007'' film, Octopussy, starring Sir Roger Moore, were filmed at Orton Mere. A music video for the song BreakThru (Breakthru (song)) by the band Queen (Queen (band)) was also shot on the preserved Nene Valley Railway in 1989. In 1995 Pierce Brosnan filmed train crash sequences for the 17th James Bond film, GoldenEye, at the former sugar beet factory. A scene for the film The Da Vinci Code (The Da Vinci Code (film)) was filmed at Burghley House during five weeks secret filming in 2006; and actor, Lee Marvin, found himself camping in Ferry Meadows during the filming of The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission in 1985. "Peterborough on the big screen", ''Peterborough Evening Telegraph'', 13 June 2008. In October 2008 Hollywood returned to Wansford for the filming of the musical Nine (Nine (2009 live-action film)), starring Penélope Cruz and Daniel Day-Lewis. "Nene Valley Railway used for filming of Nine", ''Peterborough Evening Telegraph'', 7 November 2008. Landmarks thumb right upright Longthorpe Tower (File:Longthorpe Tower1.jpg) (1310), a Grade I listed building. The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Saint Paul (Paul of Tarsus) and Saint Andrew, whose statues look down from the three high gables of the West Front, was originally founded as a monastery in AD&nbsp;655 and re-built in its present form between 1118 and 1238. It has been the seat of the Bishop of Peterborough since the diocese was created in 1541, when the last abbot was made the first bishop and the abbot's house was converted into the episcopal palace. Peterborough Cathedral is one of the most intact large Norman (Romanesque architecture) buildings in England and is renowned for its imposing early English Gothic (English Gothic architecture) West Front which, with its three enormous arches, is without architectural precedent (Cathedral architecture of Western Europe) and with no direct successor. The cathedral has the distinction of having had two queens buried beneath its paving: Katherine of Aragon and Mary, Queen of Scots. The remains of Queen Mary were removed to Westminster Abbey by her son James I (James I of England) when he became King of England. Sweeting, Walter Debenham ''The Cathedral Church of Peterborough: A Description of its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See'' (pp.3–35) G. Bell & Sons, London, 1898 (facsimile of the 1926 reprint of the 2nd ed. of Bell's Cathedrals from Project Gutenberg. Retrieved 23 April 2007). The general layout of Peterborough is attributed to Martin de Vecti who, as abbot from 1133 to 1155, rebuilt the settlement on dry limestone to the west of the monastery, rather than the often-flooded marshlands to the east. Abbot Martin was responsible for laying out the market place and the wharf beside the river. Peterborough's 17th-century Guildhall was built in 1671 by John Lovin, who also restored the bishop's palace shortly after the restoration (The Restoration) of King Charles II (Charles II of England). It stands on columns, providing an open ground floor for the butter and poultry markets which used to be held there. The Market Place was renamed Cathedral Square and the adjacent Gates Memorial Fountain moved to Bishop's Road Gardens in 1963, when the (then weekly) market was transferred to the site of the old cattle market. Skinner, Julia (with particular reference to the work of Robert Cook) ''Did You Know? Peterborough: A Miscellany'' (pp.33, 25 & 16) The Francis Frith Collection, Salisbury, 2006. Peterscourt on City Road was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1864, housing St. Peter's Teacher Training College for men until 1938. The building is mainly listed for the 18th century doorway, brought from the London Guildhall (Guildhall, London) following war damage. Heritage Explorer: Images for Learning National Monuments Record, English Heritage (Retrieved 4 July 2010). Nearby Touthill, the site of a castle bailey, is a scheduled monument. The city has a large Victorian (Victorian era) park containing formal gardens, children's play areas, an aviary, bowling green, tennis courts, pitch and putt course and tea rooms. The park has been awarded the Green Flag Award, the national standard for parks and green spaces, by the Civic Trust (Civic Voice). Green Flag Award Winners WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


term friendship

Town twinning started in Europe after the Second World War. Its purpose was to promote friendship and greater understanding between the people of different European cities. A twinning link is a formal, long-term friendship agreement involving co-operation between two communities in different countries and endorsed by both local authorities. The two communities organise projects and activities around a range of issues and develop an understanding of historical, cultural, lifestyle similarities


run hot

it comprises North Werrington and South Werrington wards. Werrington spans an area of two and a half square miles (6&nbsp;km²) and has a population of 14,800. At the end of ''Mallard'''s record run, the middle big end (part of the motion for the inside cylinder) was found to have run hot (indicated by the bursting of a heat-sensitive "stink bomb" placed in the bearing for warning purposes), the bearing metal having melted, which meant that the locomotive had to stop at Peterborough rather than continue on to London. WikiPedia:Peterborough Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Cambridgeshire Peterborough Commons:Category:Peterborough


helping influence

Violence, Religion, Jailbait, Forces of Law, Wild Thing) and albums (Excorcise the demons of youth, Armaggedon in action, Bomb Hanoi, Merry Xmas and F*** off) By 1984 he had left The Destructors to join English Dogs. Ian Glasper, Burning Britain, London: Cherry Red, 2004, p. 209. While in The English Dogs he toured the USA, and it was at this time Gizz's fusion of punk and metal based guitar playing was started to get him noticed by the likes of Metallica and helping

influence the thrash metal genre. By 1987 the English Dogs came to a halt and Gizz had moved on again, forming another band, Wardance. !-- Openstreetmap coordinates (52.754958, -0.536235) linked to description: village Castle Bytham (which is about 12km north of town Stamford and about 28km north-west of city Peterborough) found about 2km west of middle of village Little Bytham (which is about 11km north of town Stamford and about 26km north-west of city

Peterborough

'''Peterborough''' ( to the north-east. The railway station is an important stop on the East Coast Main Line between London and Edinburgh. The unitary authority borders Northamptonshire and Rutland to the west, Lincolnshire to the north, and non-metropolitan Cambridgeshire to the south and east.

The local topography is flat and low-lying, and in some places lies below sea level, for example in the Fens that lie to the east of Peterborough. Human settlement in the area began before the Bronze Age, as can be seen at the Flag Fen archaeological site to the east of the current city centre also with evidence of Roman (Ancient Rome) occupation. The Anglo-Saxon (History of Anglo-Saxon England) period saw the establishment of a monastery, Medeshamstede, which later became Peterborough Cathedral. Peterborough was until 1965 part of Northamptonshire, although the city with its surrounding rural area was from medieval times administered separately as the Soke of Peterborough.

The population grew rapidly following the arrival of the railways in the 19th century, and Peterborough became an industrial centre, particularly noted for its brick manufacture. Following the Second World War (World War II), growth was limited until designation as a New Town (New towns in the United Kingdom) in the 1960s. Housing and population are expanding and a £1&nbsp;billion regeneration of the city centre and immediately surrounding area is underway. In common with much of the United Kingdom, industrial employment has fallen, with a significant proportion of new jobs in financial services and distribution.

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