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Century-old snapshots give glimpse of Peterborough's past

One of the images featured on the 'Peterborough Images' website

There is something fascinating about seeing a photograph taken 100 years ago and seeing how the setting has changed since that time.

A photographer in Peterborough has created a website featuring thousands of old photographs of the city and surrounding towns and villages in Cambridgeshire.

The website is called 'Peterborough Images' and it was created by photographer Paul Young. A Facebook page linked to the site now has almost 14,000 followers.

  • Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia reporter Stuart Leithes who decided to seek out some of the locations where the photographs were taken

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Couples told they won't get IVF treatment in Cambridgeshire

Couples in Cambridgeshire who are struggling to have a baby have been told they won't get IVF treatment on the NHS.

Health bosses in the county have decided to scrap free fertility treatment in order to save around £700,000 a year.

Clinical Commissioning Groups are recommended to provide three free cycles of treatment.

Many in the Anglia region now only pay for one or two but in Cambridgeshire there will be none.

The vote was nine to four in favour of scrapping the treatment.

Two-year-old girl dies after river fall

You can watch a report by ITV Anglia's Liz Summers by clicking below.

The child was taken to hospital by the air ambulance Credit: Adam Betts/Twitter

A two-year-old girl has died after falling into the river in Peterborough city centre.

The child flown to hospital by air ambulance after falling into the water on Sunday afternoon at The Embankment.

Events which were part of the 'Key Feste' festival were halted.

Police said the child was taken to hospital but died this morning. The incident is being treated as a tragic accident and will be passed to the coroner.

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24-year-old man dies in road crash near Peterborough

A 24-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Northborough near Peterborough on Bank Holiday Monday.

A 24-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Northborough near Peterborough on Bank Holiday Monday.

Emergency services were called to Peakirk Road at about 1.45pm to a collision involving a grey Renault Kangoo and a black Vauxhall Astra.

The driver of the Renault died at the scene. A 28-year-old woman who was driving the other car and her two young passengers suffered serious injuries and were taken to Peterborough City Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Memories of Glenn Miller's last days in the Anglia region

American bandleader Glenn Miller spent the last few months of his life in the Anglia region.

Famous American bandleader Glenn Miller spent the last few months of his life in the Anglia region.

It was back in 1944 during the Second World War that an aircraft, which was carrying the musician as a passenger, went missing en route to France - having taken off from RAF Twinwood Farm near Bedford.

Glenn Miller also played one of his last concerts at an airfield near Peterborough.

  • ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes has been visiting some of the places where the musician is still commemorated

Driver killed in car and lorry crash near Peterborough

A driver has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the A605 near Peterborough. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A driver has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the A605 near Peterborough.

The man, from the Peterborough area, was driving a Ford Focus when it crashed with a Scania lorry about a mile west of the Haddon services off the A1.

A section of the A605 has been closed while police deal with the incident which happened just after midnight.

The driver of the lorry, a 36-year-old man from Kettering, Northamptonshire, was not injured.

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