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Local Interest 

Please take a look at the stories of local interest below.
 

Discover a man compelled by his conscience, devout faith and intense study of Scripture to challenge accepted practices and beliefs
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We see an answer to prayers in the grants and gifts we received - Every single gift, however large or small makes a difference
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The event is free to charities (£50 + VAT to others, invoice will be sent after booking)
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‘COSMOS Roadshow’ is happening from Saturday 26th May to Sunday 3rd June
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YMCA Trinity Group have big ambitions for the day’s finale, but they need your help!
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Irena will be playing two contrasting sonatas: Beethoven’s Pastorale Sonata, followed by Prokofiev’s wild and dramatic Sonata no.6
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This is an employed post to nurture and maintain their Meeting House garden
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The season continues with a début: the first professional appearance by new vocal ensemble The Berridge Consort.
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Reverend Canon Mark Oakley will be the guest speaker on a topic of: 'Reclaiming the poetry of faith; God, language an experience'
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Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, will be speaking at Peterborough Cathedral on ‘Slavery: Past and Present’.
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The seventh part of this interesting series can be heard on Sunday 13th May - God in our Lives.
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Peterborough Eco-Faith Network promotes environmental awareness and best practice within our churches
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St John's welcomes back Spanish pianist Antonio Oyarazabal, who made his St John’s début last June.
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An event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Peterborough Interfaith Council.
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New book by Christian author Agnes Coleman. Author is donating 90% of royalties to Christian Mission
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4th May: NCT will be holding an introductory ‘toe in the water’ session for prospective volunteers:
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Places for this event are limited so please call to book your space. No charge but donations welcome
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Peterborough Cathedral is looking for friendly volunteers to join its team of welcomers at its Visitor and Learning Centre.
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CAP are also taking bookings for their next 8 week course that will run from 11th May - 6th July
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Peterborough Eco-Faith Network promotes environmental awareness and best practice within our churches
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The Very Rev’d. Professor Martyn Percy, Dean of Christchurch, Oxford University delivers the Montgomery Trust Lecture
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Are you working with parents and children under 5 years old? Then this FREE workshop on 12th May is for you
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Help at Home volunteers support families in their own homes (no care-related tasks, only practical help).
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Seeking faith leaders in the community who are prepared to come in to talk about their culture and beliefs.
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The World Congress of Faiths presents a student-led conference to which everyone is welcome.
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All Saints Church in Park Road invite you to their annual plant sale and spring fayre.
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NCT have trained Community Supporter volunteers who will offer support to mothers during the all-important first 1,000 days
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In a programme entitled “Go, Lovely Rose” Charles and Ben will be performing twentieth century English songs celebrating spring and love.
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The sixth part of this interesting series can be heard on Sunday 15th April - the way of salvation
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The Tuesdays Till Two spring concert season begins with a concert by Russian pianist Alexander Ardakov.
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The Green Backyard are offering a variety of FREE gardening related courses to anyone over the age of 19.
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They are looking for a competent administrator for 16 hours per week to come and join their finance team.
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Progressive Christianity claims to be an open, intelligent and collaborative approach to the Christian tradition
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Over 500 in attendance with 167 responses to the gospel message, 66 of these as first-time commitments to Jesus.
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The guest speaker will be Dr. Tariq Mahmood (Chaplain, Whitmore Prison, Leicester) speaking on tacking radical extremism in prisons
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Thrill seekers will also be able to sign up as 200 brave souls are also being given the chance to take part
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Who do you know within your Church, family or friends who could be nominated for a Carers Award?
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Enjoy an afternoon of R S Thomas poetry, reflection and refreshment at the Peterborough Quakers
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PARCA's raison d'être is to enrich the lives, of refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants who now reside within Greater Peterborough
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Book your place today for this amazing retreat aimed at those aged 18-30!
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The exhibition, open until March 25th, will show how Christian Aid work with local people
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Workplace Chaplains of different faiths and denominations recently met to share experiences
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Railways, the river Nene and the drainage of the Fens have given Peterborough a rich legacy of over 300 Bridges.
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What links Peterborough Cathedral's 900th birthday, the NHS's 70th birthday and a 40th wedding anniversary?
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Guest speaker Professor Sarah Coakley on a topic of: St John of the Cross: redeeming human nature - confronting the darkness.
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The initial plan is that the centre will operate every day between 9am - 5pm until 11th March.
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What did the Red Cross in Peterborough do for the war effort come along to this fascinating talk.
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My name is John Harper and I was formerly Rector at Castor and before that, Curate at St Mary’s Boongate.
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NCT are looking to recruit mothers to train as Birth and Beyond Community Supporters.
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The fifth part of this interesting series can be heard on Sunday 11th March
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CAP are now taking bookings for their 8 week course that will run from 4th May - 29th June
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Peterborough Presents want to make sure that their community festivals are what the community want to see.
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The second Tuesday Till Two is the first of three talks with a historical theme.
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Closing Date 5th March: They seek an experienced Children's worker to engage further with the community
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Join local charity Hope Into Action for their fourth annual conference
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Help us to conduct a survey of mission initiatives and Fresh Expressions across Peterborough Diocese.
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For Starters is for those who are trying to go out and reach out to people who do not go to Church
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Come along and browse a wide selection of hand made crafts and unique gifts
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CPSO is delighted to welcome Charlotte Mcauliffe, a former Peterborough King’s School pupil, as the soloist.
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The Mayor of Peterborough Councillor John Fox invites you to the Last Night of the Proms.
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This 1940's themed evening features the GB Home Guard Function Band
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This free event is aimed at alleviating loneliness and building community. Everyone welcome.
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Women, this is your day, come and be celebrated, honoured and cherished
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Free Tickets if your places are booked before Friday 23rd February.
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Do you know any young adults who might enjoy a day out in London observing the General Synod?
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There was a double decker celebration at St Thomas More Catholic Primary on Friday January 26th
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An event to celebrate the contribution of migrants to the UK and particularly here in Peterborough.
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Don't miss out on this great totally inclusive sporting event taking place in Peterborough
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The Visit My Mosque day is a national initiative facilitated by The Muslim Council of Britain
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It is estimated in excess of 40,000 will be gathering together in unity to worship
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Deadline for booking is 24th January so don't delay - book your place now!
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A free service to enable people aged 60 or over to remain living at home for longer
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This event is aimed at those who are involved with or interested in Chaplaincy
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1st February: Don't miss this great free event with two inspirational local guest speakers.
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Parish Nursing Ministries UK helps local churches appoint nurses, who in turn support people and communities.
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The story of Watoto is one of hope, transformation and empowerment
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40 days, 40 reflections, 40 challenges to make a difference, sign up now.
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A weekend of teaching on the gifts of the Spirit; discovering and expanding the use of these gifts
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After many months of seeking God for this exciting new project we are on the move!!
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New dates for 2018 for Author and broadcaster Ray Markham's latest series of studies.
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Dr. Ann Conway-Jones will be the guest speaker on a topic of: Sibling Rivalry – Early Jewish-Christian relations and their legacy.
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In November and December 2017 GSUS Live came to Peterborough secondary schools offering a very different RE experience.
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A Satellite Club is an opportunity for those aged 14-19 to take part in physical activity
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All are welcome to come and hear Dr Peter Brotherton look back over 2017 and see what can be learnt
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Based at St John’s College Nottingham, CYM have a variety of courses available
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Peterborough City College in partnership with FareShare have organised a number of CommUNITY Meet and Eat events across the city.
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Now in its third season the Winter Night Shelter will run from 11th December until 11th March 2018
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CAP are now taking bookings for their 8 week course that will run from 19th Jan - 23rd March
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The Festive Season Party aims to break down loneliness and isolation by creating an opportunity for people to meet.
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A Christmas update from one of the winners of the Guardian Public Service Awards 2017.
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Space will be limited for this festive treat so please book your place today.
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Extended Hands Free Community Christmas Day Meal ensuring that no one is alone
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Carezone offers training and volunteer opportunities in furniture restoration, assembly, and upcycling.
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11th December: A half hour service for pre-school children - everyone welcome.
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Peterborough Cathedral is holding a short carol service aimed at those who may have limited time over their lunch break.
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Parnwell Task and Finish Group are delighted to confirm details of their Christmas event
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Are you Single, Married or Divorced? Then God Cares for Me in Every Season will be of interest.
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Could your Church get involved in solving this problem in Peterborough?
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The Peterborough launch is on Friday 1st December at 11.30am at the Drapers Arms
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