Peterborough News 13th December 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Monday 13th December 2010.

The Government publishes its Localism Bill which claims to lay the groundwork for a new generation of locally run services, elected Mayors and devolved planning responsibilities.
As rail fares rise, First Capital Connect passengers should feel the benefit of extra coaches allocated to peak time services through Peterborough.
A demonstration by English Defence League supporters in Peterborough was attended by a much smaller number than predicted, but negative publicity resulted in a loss of trade for shopkeepers.

Cambridge further education students will join nationwide protests today against the Government’s scrapping of the education maintenance allowance.
One woman was injured in Langtoft early on Saturday morning in a crash involving an ambulance from the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
Jeremy Sallis goes to visit the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire Hugh Duberly Esq CBE at his mansion in Great Staughton to see if he qualifies as one of the ten lords a leaping.
The Christmas Number One: it could well be a closely fought contest between Matt Cardle winner of the television programme X-Factor, and Captain Ska with their progressive take on modern politics, Liar Liar.
Inside Out from Look East this evening at 7:30pm on BBC One features a policeman from Essex who is firmly convinced that the Loch Ness monster exists.

Weather: A rather cloudy and cold day with early frost and mist slow to clear but some brighter spells developing. Winds light NW. 4C

Gillian Beasley Chief Executive Peterborough City Council.
Superintendent Paul Fulwood Cambridgeshire Police.
Guy Dangerfield Passenger Focus.
Gennaro Castaldo HMV.
David Whiteley BBC Inside Out.
Ron Graves TUC.
Richard Howitt MEP.
Bob Burrows Posh Commentator.
Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
Toby Earle Sky TV Web Editor.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Samantha Dalton
Travel: Monique Oliver
Weather: Phil Garner