Peterborough News 10th September 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Friday 10th September 2010.

Peterborough City Council is urging residents to complete the 2011 census in order to ensure adequate Govt funding for the future. Census date is 27th March 2011. Local volunteers are wanted. The 2001 census reported a population of 156,000. It is possible that the truth was far from that. No-one really knew for sure.
Peterborough Prison is launching a scheme whereby companies and charities attempt to lower rates of reoffending in return for cash payments.
A project for a new open space in Eye has been given £100,000 of Lottery money, and the Wildlife Trust plans to plant bulbs, wildflower seeds and trees are well underway.

The Council Leader says that unnamed investors are interested in relaunching the dormant North Westgate Shopping centre development some time in 2011/12. Brewery Tap public house comments.
Huntingdon MP and Minister Jonathan Djanogly is repentent after setting private investigators on his colleagues whilst on the trail of media rumours spread about him.
As part of the BBC’s local recession focus, the Eco-Innovation Centre talks about how well they are doing, their services being oversubscribed, the Centre being a beacon of green hope.
Local man Ansar Ali celebrates Eid and offers the best wishes of the Muslim community for the people of Peterborough, and peace for the world.
The new face of ESP Magazine will be named tonight in a big do at the Holiday Inn starting at 19:30. 34 anxious wannabees are in the frame.
Footie buff Ady Mowles says Peterborough United need a big win tomorrow against Oldham at 3pm tomorrow at London Road. He believes the planned redevelopment of London Road is most welcome.
Not all sports are corrupt. It depends on how much money is involved. Lacrosse and Subbuteo are squeaky clean.

Weather: A wet start this morning though things should brighten up later on in the day. 20C 68F

Paul Hook Brewery Tap Pub. (Oakham Ales)
Chris Moncrieff Political Commentator.
Paul Phillipson Director of Operations Peterborough City Council.
David Hutchison Social Finance. (Peterborough Prison)
Paul Scriven General Secretary Prison Governors Association.
Colin Lambert St Giles Trust.
Dale McKean Chair Eye Open Spaces Group.
Rachel Price Wildlife Trust.
Kim Thompson Eco-Innovation Centre.
Ansar Ali.
Ady Mowles Chair PISA.
Sharon McAllister ESP Magazine.
Victoria Bradshae Retiring “Face of ESP Magazine”.
David Shuttleworth English Lacrosse Association.
Adrian Curtis Peterborough Subbuteo Player.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Suzy Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: John Law
Phones: Kerry Devine