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Peninsula musician is awarded CBE in Queen's birthday honours list today

Posted: 12.06.21 by Derek Davis Local News

Rock legend Rick Wakeman, who now lives on the Shotley peninsula, has been honoured in the Queen's Birthday list, announced today Musician, pre...

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Saturday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 12.06.21 by The Editor Local News

Saturday's Brain Teaser What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? (Answer at bottom) ---------------------...

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Great East Swim at Alton Water postponed again

Posted: 11.06.21 by Derek Davis Local News

Thousands of swimmers have been left disappointed again after this year's Great East Swim was postponed due to the return of the blue green algae ...

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Friday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 11.06.21 by The Editor Local News

Friday's Fascinating Flower Facts While the poppy is usually associated with November, and Remembrance, it actually flowers now, as our wo...

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Shotley marina, including Shipwreck Lofts, restaurant and bar, partner Peninsula Nub News

Posted: 10.06.21 by Derek Davis Local News

'Bookings are being taken for the well appointed boutique bedrooms with their unrivalled sea views at the Shipwreck Lofts. While required Covi...

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Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 10.06.21 by The Editor Local News

On This day In 1989, After an era of 157 years, Britain's last lightship was towed away from its position north-west of the Channel Is...

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Latest on large scale smuggling operation that woke Shotley residents as charges brought

Posted: 09.06.21 by Derek Davis Local News

Three men arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the attempted smuggling of 69 Albanian migrants into the UK on a fishing vess...

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Suffolk police remind football supporters to celebrate Euros safely and responsibly

Posted: 09.06.21 by Heather Rawson Local News

In the lead up to the UEFA European Football Championships, Suffolk Police are urging football fans to enjoy the matches, behave appropriately and res...

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Holbrook Academy increases capacity to 600 after Babergh hand Trust £237,500 to expand

Posted: 09.06.21 by Jason Noble (local democracy reporter) Local News

Nearly £350,000 of cash from housing developers for infrastructure improvements has been allocated to two projects in Babergh – including an expans...

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Wednesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 09.06.21 by The Editor Local News

On This day In 1945 The publication of the first of the 'Thomas the Tank Engine' series by the Rev. Wilbert Awdry. It was entitled ...

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