Peterborough News 17th August 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 17th August 2010.

Police continue to ponder how they can make the huge budget cuts asked of them. A change in the regulations to allow police redundancies and the closure of police stations are both up for discussion. Some people believe that an increase in the number of voluntary Specials is called for.
Masked robbers struck at the Boathouse poblic house in the early hours of Monday morning.
Locals and police worry about motorcyclists racing around the brickpits in Hampton.

A religious chap continues to work towards opening a homeless centre for young people. Three recent fatalities amongst the young homeless have brought the issue into focus.
A local Muslim advises on how to get through fasting for Ramadan during the long summer days.
Home Office has plans to end the practice of wheel-clamping on private land.
An exhibition of photographs from recent decades is on display at the Queensgate Shopping Centre.

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle moving in. Becoming dryer in the afternoon with a few brighter spells. 20C 68F.

John Feavyour Deputy Chief Constable Cambridgeshire Police.
Ross Kerr Peterborough Motorcycle Club.
Haroon Bhabha Gladstone Children’s Centre.
Anthony Slack Christian United People’s Ministry.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.
Kevin Bell Vice Chairman Welland Residents’ Association.
Sgt Luke Coulson Police.
Chris Harper Coordinator Park Farm Neighbourhood Watch.
Lynn Featherstone Home Office.
Chris Porsz Photographer.

Presenter: Andy Gall
Producer: Heather Noble
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Suzi Roberts
Travel: Gemma King
Weather: John Gray
Phones: Kerry Devine