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Adobe – Essential Downloads

The Adobe® AIR™ runtime lets developers use proven web technologies to build rich Internet applications that run outside the browser…
http://get.adobe.com/air/

Adobe Flash. Gain unprecedented creative control with new expressive features and visual performance improvements in Adobe Flash Player…
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Adobe Reader. Easily view, print, and collaborate on PDF files with free Adobe Reader software…
http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/

Experience high-performance multimedia. Shockwave Player displays content created by Adobe Director…
http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/


B

Broadband, Telecoms Repair, Peterborough

http://www.pcworkspace.co.uk/

Business

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/default.stm
http://www.affiliatewindow.com/
http://www.gov.uk
http://www.karrotanimation.com/corporate/
http://www.primefind.net/peterborough_rate.asc_1_10_0_10/
http://www.projectplace.com/


C

Charities

http://www.bluecross.org.uk/
http://www.bhf.org.uk/
http://www.britishcouncil.org/
http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/
http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/
http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/
http://www.dec.org.uk/
http://www.helpforheroes.org.uk/
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/
http://www.oscr.org.uk/
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/
http://www.redcross.org.uk/
http://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk/
http://www.rspca.org.uk/
http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/
http://www.soldierscharity.org/
http://www.spana.org/
http://www.ssafa.org.uk/
http://www.toch-uk.org.uk/
http://www.unicef.org.uk/
http://www.ymca.org.uk/
http://www.ywca.org.uk/


Code, Developers & Design [Maybe see also: Creative]

http://apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html
http://cssmenu-generator.com/
http://designshack.co.uk/
http://developers.google.com/speed/libraries/
http://line25.com/
http://matthewjamestaylor.com/
http://opencube.com/
http://sourceforge.net/
http://support.microsoft.com/?ln=en-gb
http://w3schools.com/
http://www.photoshop-plus.co.uk/
http://www.sitemaps.org/
http://www.webdevelopersnotes.com/

Community / Crime

http://police.uk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/crimewatch/
http://www.cambs.police.uk
http://www.cambsacre.org.uk/
http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/
http://www.peterborough.net/
http://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/
http://www.plugin2peterborough.co.uk/
http://www.yourhampton.net/


Consumer Choice, Rights & Protection

http://consumerchoice.eu/uk/
http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/
http://www.asa.org.uk/
http://www.bis.gov.uk/consumer
http://www.ciarb.org/
http://www.cisas.org.uk/
http://www.comparethemarket.com/
http://www.consumerdirect.gov.uk/before_you_buy/online-shopping/
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Consumerrights/index.htm
http://www.ipo.gov.uk/
http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/
http://www.ncc.org.uk/
http://www.ofcom.org.uk/
http://www.oft.gov.uk/
http://www.phonepayplus.org.uk/
http://www.thinkjessica.com/
http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/
http://www.uswitch.com/
http://www.which.co.uk/


Creative [Maybe see also: Code, Developers & Design]

Karrot Animation
Animation Studio…
http://karrotanimation.com/

Karrot Entertainment
Creation, development and production of children's and family entertainment…
http://karrotentertainment.net/

PCWorkspace (.net)
PCWorkspace can help to develop and grow small venture – design marketing, enhance profile and/or suggest, create and manage a name and website…
/files/design.php

Free Thinking Design
Peterborough's Creative Design Agency…
http://www.freethinkingdesign.co.uk/

Cuisine, Cooking, Food and Recipes

http://greatbritishkitchen.co.uk/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006v5y2
http://www.deliaonline.com/recipes
http://www.food.gov.uk/
http://www.foodbycountry.com/
https://www.germandeli.co.uk/
http://www.greatlittleideas.com/
http://www.jamieoliver.com/
http://www.waitrose.com/home/recipes.html



D

Dragons' Den

http://www.bannatyne.co.uk/about-duncan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dragonsden/
http://www.blindsinabox.co.uk/
http://www.chocbox.info/
http://www.deborahmeaden.com/
http://www.goldgenie.com/
http://www.hilarydevey.com/
http://www.iteddy.com/home.aspx
http://www.james-caan.com/dragons-den/
http://www.kellyhoppen.com/
http://www.kirstys.co.uk/
http://www.magicwhiteboard.co.uk/
http://www.motor-mouse.net/
http://www.mydish.co.uk/
http://www.peterjones.com/
http://www.pierslinney.com/
http://www.ploughcroftsolar.co.uk/
http://www.portelli-sculptor.co.uk/
http://www.rapstrap.com/
http://www.razzamataz.co.uk/
http://www.reggae-reggae.co.uk/
http://www.shafrasul.com/
http://www.steri-spray.com/
http://www.thepresentclub.co.uk/
http://www.thewandcompany.com/
http://www.theopaphitis.com/
http://www.truecall.co.uk/
http://www.valuemystuff.com/


Driving School

http://www.mickjames.co.uk


E

Education & Educational Resource

http://mkaku.org/
http://skill-pill.com/
http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/
http://www.educationcity.com/
http://www.funbrain.com/
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/
http://www.student-support.co.uk/
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/
http://www.tutorhunt.com/



F

Freebies [Maybe see also: Popular Software Downloads]

http://download.cnet.com/
http://k9webprotection.com/
http://openoffice.org/
http://www.computeractive.co.uk/downloads/
http://www.freebielist.com/
http://www.serif.com/FreeDownloads/
http://www.softpedia.com/
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Fun

http://thefunnypill.com/
http://thefuntheory.com/
http://www.comparethemeerkat.com/
http://www.insanee.com/
http://www.jokes.com/
http://www.funnyflash.com/



G

Games

http://www.miniclip.com/games/en/
http://www.games.co.uk/
https://www.wgt.com/

Genealogy

http://123people.co.uk/
http://ancestry.co.uk/
http://genesreunited.co.uk/
http://genuki.org.uk/
http://www.findmypast.co.uk/
http://www.mylife.com/
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/
http://www.sog.org.uk/
http://www.stanhope.me.uk/
http://www.ukpeoplefinder.com/


Government

Business Link is a free business advice and support service…
https://www.gov.uk/support/directgov-businesslink/

Companies House – Search for company names, register as a limited company…
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/

Easy access to the public services you use and the information you need, delivered by the UK government…
http://direct.gov.uk/

Office of Public Sector Information. Operating from within the National Archives…
http://opsi.gov.uk/

Peterborough City Council – Gateway to local information and services…
http://www.peterborough.gov.uk/

The Queen – The official website of The British Monarchy…
http://royal.gov.uk/


Groups

How To Do Just About Everything – Over 150,000 How to videos… share and discuss all things How To.
http://www.ehow.co.uk/

Freecycle, Peterborough – help save the planet, sign up and offer up your unwanted items…
http://freecycle.org/

Guide

Computer and Internet security - a jargon-free guide to computer and internet security.
http://comparitech.net/securityguide


H

Health

http://smokefree.nhs.uk/
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/
https://www.ebs.ncrs.nhs.uk/app-cabpatient/prepareLogin.do
http://www.nhs.uk/
http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
http://www.nhs.uk/change4life/Pages/Default.aspx


Holiday & Travel

http://www.abta.com/
http://www.britishairways.com/
http://www.coachholidays.com/
http://www.firstchoice.co.uk/
http://www.nationalexpress.com/
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
http://www.nationwide-coaches.co.uk/
http://www.stagecoachbus.com/
http://www.thetrainline.com/
http://www.thomascook.com/
http://www.thomson.co.uk/
http://www.traveline.info/
http://www.travelsphere.co.uk/
http://www.travelsupermarket.com/



I

Internet Browsers

Firefox…
https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/
Google Chrome…
https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/
Microsoft Internet Explorer…
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/


Internet Security Software

Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology. It's easy to tell if your PC is secure – when you're green, you're good – it's that simple. *Your PC must run genuine Windows to install Microsoft Security Essentials (Note that MSE is no longer available for Operating Systems where support has ended, e.g. XP, Vista.). Is your media genuine?

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/howtotell/

Diagnose and Validate now?

http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/diag/RunDiags.aspx


Internet Security Trial Software

Avast. Powerful security for your digital life made easy…
https://www.avast.com/en-gb/

AVG. Free comprehensive real-time protection against all Internet threats. Tough on threats. Easy on you…
http://avg.com/uk.download/

BullGuard. Two months free trial… a simple website and a simple product – easy for anyone to understand and use.
http://bullguard.com/try.aspx

ESET Smart Security is a tightly integrated solution designed to protect computers from a range of threats…
http://www.eset.co.uk/download

All in one solution for your PC. F-Secure Internet Security 2009 with integrated antivirus, antispyware and firewall…
http://f-secure.com/downloads/

This solution from Kaspersky Lab combines antivirus protection with a personal firewall and an antispam filter…
http://kaspersky.co.uk/trials/

McAfee delivers world-class retail and online solutions designed to secure, protect and optimize the computers of consumers and home office users…
http://home.mcafee.com/Store/

Sophos… Endpoint Security and Control combines anti-virus and client firewall protection to secure desktops, laptops and file servers.
http://sophos.com/

Symantec Norton… Strong on protection, light on resources, award winning protection against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
http://symantecstore.com/

Trend Micro continues to challenge conventional paradigms and find new and effective ways to help protect customers against threats…
http://uk.trendmicro.com/


IT Community

The go-to place for Management… A part of CNET Networks UK.
http://bnet.co.uk/

Expert Tech… CNET Networks UK is the UK's largest online-only publisher.
http://cnet.co.uk/

Online Community for IT Professionals… published in the UK by Incisive Media.
http://v3.co.uk/

Where Technology means Business… A part of CNET Networks UK.
http://zdnet.co.uk/

http://fwd.five.tv/gadget-show/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/
http://www.theregister.co.uk/



J

Java

Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. It's also integral to the intranet applications and other e-business solutions that are the foundation of corporate computing.
http://java.com/en/

Jobs

http://www.bcsrecruit.com/
http://www.jobsite.co.uk/
http://www.monster.co.uk/
http://www.peterboroughjobstoday.co.uk/
http://www.reed.co.uk/
http://www.theitjobboard.co.uk/



K

Kids

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
http://www.kidzui.com/
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/


L

Law

http://www.adlexsolicitors.co.uk/
http://www.desktoplawyer.co.uk/
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/
http://www.out-law.com/
http://www.pcworkspace.org/files/guidelines.php
http://www.scl.org/


Lottery

http://www.eaaa.org.uk/
http://www.irishlotto.net/
http://www.national-lottery.co.uk/


M

Media / Movies

Download BBC iPlayer – making the unmissable unmissable…
http://bbc.co.uk/iplayer/install/

Freesat – the home of free digital satellite TV from the BBC and ITV…
http://www.freesat.co.uk/

Check if you can upgrade to Freeview HD at your address now…
http://www.freeview.co.uk/availability

Catch up with your favourite itv programs online…
http://itv.com/ITVPlayer/

http://www.britishpathe.com/
http://www.channel4.com/
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/
http://www.five.tv/
http://www.karrotanimation.com/television/
http://www.mediauk.com/
http://www.seesaw.com/
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
http://www.visiontvnetwork.co.uk/
http://www.yttm.tv/


Microsoft

Microsoft Download Centre home page… Windows and Office application.
http://microsoft.com/downloads/

Microsoft TechNet… Resources for IT Professionals – technical gateway.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/

Miscellaneous – Click and See!

http://british-history.ac.uk/
http://visionofbritain.org.uk/
http://www.flagfen.org/
http://www.faulkes-telescope.com/
http://www.nrm.org.uk/
http://www.vivacity-peterborough.com/


Music

Music tracks covering every genre from the mainstream to the obscure…
http://www.napster.co.uk/

Very good Freeware Internet Radio player for Microsoft Windows…
http://screamer-radio.com/download/

With Spotify you are never far away from the song you want…
http://www.spotify.com/en/

http://last.fm/
http://mixalbum.com/
http://musicroom.com/
http://reneefleming.com/player/dh.html
http://sandieshaw.com/mp3s
http://tuneupmedia.com/
http://www.inbflat.net/



N

News

http://bbc.co.uk/news/also_in_the_news/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/
http://news.sky.com/skynews/
http://www.itv.com/news/
http://www.v3.co.uk/
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/
http://www.wired.co.uk/

Newspapers

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/
http://www.express.co.uk/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/
http://www.heraldscotland.com/
http://www.independent.co.uk/
http://www.mirror.co.uk/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/
http://www.thesun.co.uk/
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/



O

Online Reference – Dictionary, Encyclopedia & Information

Answers… your free "one-stop shop" with instant information on over 4 million topics.
http://answers.com/

Cambridge Dictionaries online – the web's favourite learner dictionaries…
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

Wikipedia is a multilingual, Web-based, free-content encyclopedia project… the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. The name "Wikipedia" is a portmanteau (a combination of portions of two words and their meanings) of the words wiki (a type of collaborative Web site) and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information. http://en.wikipedia.org/



P

Parental Control Software

CyberSentinel is unique and provides e-safety for your children for web sites, chat rooms, instant messaging, social networks and more…

http://cybersentinel.co.uk/

Pets & Vets [Maybe see also: Charities]

http://www.bestfriendsgroup.com/
http://www.canineangel.co.uk/
http://www.cats.org.uk/
http://www.doglost.co.uk/
http://www.dogstrust.org.uk/
http://www.exoticpetrefuge.org.uk/
http://www.homeforlife.org.uk/
http://www.nuvet.co.uk/
http://www.petsathome.com/


Preference Services

Facsimile Preference Service…
http://www.fpsonline.org.uk/

Mailing Preference Service…
http://www.mpsonline.org.uk/

Telephone Preference Service…
http://www.tpsonline.org.uk/

Professional Bodies & Computer Information Services

British Computer Society – The leading professional body for those in IT…
http://bcs.org/

CompTIA – Computing Technology Industry Association (The)…
http://uk.comptia.org/

Federation of Small Businesses (The), formed in 1974…
http://fsb.org.uk/

National Computer Center – Information Services…
http://ncc.co.uk/



R

Recycle

WasteCare offer recycling and waste management that enables producers to manage and report their waste, from collection to recovery regardless of the type, volume or location…
http://www.wastecare.co.uk/

Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations are a response to a European Directive that states that 25% of all batteries must be recycled by 2012, rising to 45% by 2016…
http://www.batteryback.org/


S

Search Engines

Ask Jeeves… popular search engine.
http://uk.ask.com/

Google… popular search engine.
http://google.co.uk/

Scoot… popular itv search engine.
http://scoot.co.uk/

Yahoo… popular search engine.
http://uk.yahoo.com/?p=us


Shopping / Gifts

http://www.amazon.co.uk/
http://www.argos.co.uk/
http://www.asda.com/
http://www.bluw.com/
http://www.consumerdirect.gov.uk/before_you_buy/online-shopping/
http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/
http://www.lidl.co.uk/
http://www.marksandspencer.com/
http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/
http://www.tesco.com/
http://www.thorntons.co.uk/
http://www.very.co.uk/


Social Networks

Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life…
http://en-gb.facebook.com/

MySpace is an online community that lets you meet your friends' friends…
http://myspace.com/

StumbleUpon helps you discover and share great websites…
http://stumbleupon.com/

Twitter… one simple question: What are you doing?
http://twitter.com/

YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips across the Internet…
http://youtube.co.uk/


Software (Popular) Downloads

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool…
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

See how iTunes changes the way you enjoy music and video…
http://apple.com/uk/itunes/download/

NoteZilla: Create virtual sticky notes on Windows Desktop, attach them to documents, websites or arrange them in folders.
http://conceptworld.com/

Personalise your life with the new Messenger! Windows Live Messenger makes it easier than ever to stay connected to people…
http://download.live.com/messenger/


Sport

http://www.andymurray.com/
http://www.ecb.co.uk/
http://www.fia.com/
http://www.fifa.com/
http://www.iaaf.org/
http://www.london2012.com/
http://www.msauk.org/
http://www.opengolf.com/
http://www.sportrelief.com/
http://www.sportssurfacemaintenance.co.uk/
http://www.thefa.com/
http://www.theposh.com/
http://www.uksport.gov.uk/
http://www.wimbledon.com/



T

Transport / Vehicle [Maybe see also: Holiday & Travel]

http://askmid.com/
http://dvlaregistrations.direct.gov.uk/
http://mg.co.uk/
http://www.autocheck.co.uk/
http://www.british-car-auctions.co.uk/
http://www.dft.gov.uk/
http://www.direct.gov.uk/taxdisc
http://www.dvla.gov.uk/
http://www.hpicheck.com/
http://www.lawrencedavid.co.uk/
http://www.rail.co.uk/
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
http://www.truckeast.co.uk/



V

Virus Threats / Reports

Latest Symantec Threats and Risks…
Norton Threat Explorer

Trend Micro…
Threat Encyclopedia

Virus Bulletin – Fighting malware and spam…
Virus Bulletin


Other: Miscellaneous

iCambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire Local Business Directory
http://www.icambridgeshire.co.uk/

EmailMeForms
Webmail Forms
http://www.emailmeform.com

GBET
Online Directory
http://gbet.com

Online Directory
http://itprofessionals.co.uk

UK Companies
Online Directory
http://computerrepaircompanies.co.uk

Web Design Directory
Online Directory
http://web-design-directory-uk.co.uk/