Peterborough Telegraph drunk driver campaign makes breakthrough with Government

The eight-year sentence given to a drunk driver who killed three people is to be reviewed following a campaign by the Peterborough Telegraph highlighting the devastation of families who lost their loved ones.

The PT’s campaign was launched in the wake of widespread dismay in the city at what were seen as light sentences for…




The stories behind the stories, from the regional press in the UK

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