Peterborough News 14th September 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 14th September 2010.

The CWU Union has called a meeting of Peterborough postal workers for tonight at the John Clare Theatre to oppose Government plans to privatise the service.
According to the Campaign for Better Transport Peterborough is the 2nd most car dependent city in the country. Council blames it’s design.
Peterborough Regional College has been handed £250K Government cash as part of its Train for Gain programme.

NHS Peterborough has delayed any decision on the closure of Alma Road Surgery for at least eight weeks. One councillor is displeased.
Cambridgeshire’s new Chief Constable says he will do what he can to protect the service against upcoming cuts to their funding.
Stanground College is putting out a call for old, unwanted, or underused musical instruments.
The mother of a local boy with cerebral palsy hopes to raise the funds for an operation in America to help him walk. Her first appeal was on 11th June but they are still £19K short of their October 1st target.
The Chief Executive of Peterborough Environment City Trust is upbeat despite the possibility that Peterborough City Council will cut their core funding after seventeen years.
Michael van Straten health guru supports a national campaign by Cancer Research to promote the eating of watercress as a cancer preventative.

Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, but becoming dryer and brighter later on in the afternoon. 18C 64F.

Paul Moffatt Regional Secretary CWU Union.
Stewart Jackson MP.
Mike Tymoczeko Stanground College.
Paul Phillipson Executive Director of Operations Peterborough City Council.
Stewart George Kingfisher Cars.
Angela Joyce Principal Peterborough Regional College.
Joanna Holland Parent.
Charles Swift Peterborough City Cllr.
Hugh Cripps Peterborough Environment City Trust.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.

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