Peterborough News 18th November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Thursday 18th November 2010.

A new laser motion detector helped catch two graffiti artists perched atop the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in Cathedral Square.
Peterborough Regional College has awarded a £3.4 million catering contract to Pabulum in line with their healthy eating policy.
A local estate agent believes that buying a house makes more sense than renting in almost all cases, but says the banks are at fault for the sluggish housing market by imposing too tough conditions on lending for first time buyers.

St Theresas Homeless Charity, now named Peterborough Streets, will vacate their city centre premises and move to the Alpha Centre near Bretton.
Peterborough Renewable Energy Limited have chosen Tetronics of Swindon to supply plasma technology to their planned waste facility in Fengate.
12 senior citizens, resident at Cross Keys Homes, have consented to disrobe for a calendar in aid of the charities Sue Ryder and Help for Heroes.
Two police officers have been commended at a ceremony in Huntingdon for tackling an armed burglar in Peterborough, and another officer has been recognised for helping convict a Peterborough man of murdering his son.
Unite Union are unhappy at what they see as a hurried closure of a mental health ward at Hinchinbrooke Hospital, not due until after a proper consultation.
The director of a Peterborough charity that provides free screenreader software for the visually disabled is pleased to receive £60,000 from Children in Need. In total more than £500,000 worth of grants came to Peterborough.

Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of light rain, but becoming dryer for a time, perhaps with the odd bright spell, and then more rain later. 9C.

Paul Sanders Haart Estate Agents Peterborough.
Unite Union Ian Maidlow.
Chris Williams PREL
Kevin Taylor Peterborough Regional College.
Paul Donlan Pabulum.
Roger Wilson-Hinds
Police Inspector Dominic Glazebrook Cambridgeshire Police.
Susan Watters Peterborough Streets.
Ollie Read Match Magazine.
Dolly, Fran and Jim Cross Keys Residents.

Presenter: Andy Gall
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Jo Taylor
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Simon Thompson