Peterborough News 15th October 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Friday 15th October 2010.

The Environment Agency based in Peterborough faces “reform” after the Comprehensive Spending Review.
Saved from outright closure, Peterborough Passport Office is not yet immune from cuts.
Welland Primary School has been promised a state of the art environmentally friendly newly built premises.

Tory MP Stewart Jackson and Labour MEP Richard Howitt hold opposing views on the value of public sector cuts.
The effects of an austerity budget in Ireland are 65,000 departures and an under-25 employment rate of 50%.
Work on St Johns Square will continue on into November, blamed on heavy rainfall and intricate paving.
There will be a Taste of Italy Day in Cathedral Square on Sunday. Lambrettas, pizza and fireworks feature.
Labour MEP Richard Howitt wants to see UK wool being promoted at the 2012 Olympics.
An electoral registration reminder campaign is being run to draw out the 25,000 missing Peterborough households.
Oakley Farm Wisbech has shipped out 2.5 million pumpkins in time for Halloween.
As the Commonwealth Games ends, schools from this region celebrate their medal-winning alumni.
Peterborough Christmas lights sponsored by Westgate will be turned on in early November.
Posh host Swindon at 3pm on Saturday. Posh are 3rd in the table. Swindon are four points behind in 14th place.

Weather: A few brighter spells, but mainly cloudy with a risk of one or two light showers. 13C. Tonight, quite cloudy with the odd light shower. 6C. Tomorrow: overcast with rain or blustery showers but brighter and dryer later in the day.

Richard Howitt Labour MEP.
Sally Crawford Community Governance Manager Peterborough City Council.
Jonathan Lewis Assistant Director Children’s Services Peterborough City Council.
John Watson Public and Commercial Services Union.
Stef Malajny Papa Luigi Pizza Maker.

Presenter: Andy Gall
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Jo Taylor
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Phil Garner