It’s a new era for your Telegraph
THE final edition of The Evening Telegraph is published today before our new bumper weekly paper hits the streets next Thursday.
It is the start of a new era in which we will be totally committed to providing a comprehensive coverage of Peterborough’s news around-the-clock online, through our new app and in a bumper Peterborough Telegraph newspaper of up to 160 pages.
It’s a major change in how we deliver the news but our commitment to local coverage is greater than ever.
And we have never been busier. For instance this weekend, our news reporters and photographers will be out and about in the city covering the start of Peterborough’s threeday Willow Festival - back for the first time in seven years.
We will be reporting from the Lido open air swimming pool where soaring temperatures promise to make the start of a new season a huge splash.
We will also be dropping into Werrington to cover the festivities of the annual Werrington Carnival, as well as covering all the latest breaking news.
News editor Paul Grinnell said: “This is a hugely exciting and challenging time for us but we are absolutely determined to pull out all the stops to ensure we provide our readers with the coverage
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Our sports team will be out in force across the city and the surrounding area making sure they bring you all the latest sports news.
Sports editor Bob French said: “This is a thrilling new challenge and we will be ensuring our readers don’t miss anything they have become used to seeing in The Evening Telegraph.
“Our regular columnists will be staying with us. We will still be providing all the favourite items but in a slightly different format and there will also be some extra features.”
Rowland Hobson, chief photographer, said: “While in some ways it is a sad day, our photographers will relish the challenge of grasping the new technology. We are determined to continue to get out and about to take the pictures of the events and activities
the and in print.”
Editor Mark Edwards said: “The new weekly Peterborough Telegraph has a completely new look and has been redesigned with the help of a top an international design agency. We are sure readers will enjoy the new paper and please send me any feedback you have.
“The PT will still be setting the news agenda, challenging local authorities, covering court cases, investigating issues and bringing you the best in sport and features. We’d like to thank all our readers for their support over the years, and for the tremendously heartening support we have had for the new weekly paper – it’s your paper and we are going to keep it that way.”