Peterborough News 19th October 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 19th October 2010.

With the scrapping of EEDA there are calls for unity as businesses strive to make a success of the Greater Cambridge & Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership.
Local Unison members travel to Westminster to lobby against cuts.
Social landlords predict that life could become more difficult for young families as Govt proposes cutting the social housing budget by more than 50%.

St Peters and All Souls Church note some subsidence blamed on the fact that the church was built over a pond.
Military families from this region comment on predicted cuts in Government’s defence spending.
As part of the Serco Schools Business Challenge Orton Longueville School have put together the idea of a community centre as a potential use for the empty Woolworths building on Bridge Street.
Peterborough Library report great success and continue to promote their free online courses aimed at the over-50s.
Sanger Research worry that new immigration rules could impact on their recruitment.
A survey sponsored by a security company says that shoplifting is on the up, much of it by employees.
The ex-pat Health Guru reports the French moving towards a standstill as protests escalate and fuel runs out..

Weather: Mostly dry with sunny intervals at first, but turning cloudier with blustery showers later. 11C 52F

Chris Howarth Carter Jonas.
Colin Skoyles Client Account Director Serco.
Naomi and Chase Orton Longueville Students.
Bereaved Military Parent Christine Bonner.
Heather Walton Library Services Manager Peterborough Library.
Mark Burn Unison.
Kelly Field Cross Keys Homes.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Suzie Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Jim Bacon
Phones: Kerry Devine