Peterborough News 20th July 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 20th July 2010. News travel weather and interviews.

NHS Peterborough will probably have to close a fairly new doctors’ surgery in Alma Road in order to save money. The centre is underused, and some of the services it provides are duplicated. Local politicians comment.
A local estate agent believes that the downward pressure on house prices nationally is not reflected in the Peterborough market.
Local campaigners Growborough welcome new jobs at a proposed Eddie Stobart depot but would like to see some better quality employment arrive in the city.

Huntingdonshire District Council is looking for budget cuts of £3 million and will consult.
Training is underway in Werrington for the Great Eastern Run in October.
A Cambridgeshire man has turned his back garden into a chili farm.
A national Keep Britain Tidy campaign comes under fire for innuendo.
A local reporter says he had terrible trouble obtaining a sausage roll from Greggs despite or because of the cut of his jib. Note: Greggs also do a very tasty healthy option cheese pasty.
Posh went down 3-2 to Aston Villa in a pre-season friendly but held their heads high.

Very warm and humid with hazy sunshine and the small chance of some isolated showers. Top temperatures of 27C 81F. The pollen index today will be medium.

Rowan Squibb Growborough.
Nick Sandford LibDem Cllr Peterborough City Council.
Ian Bates Leader Huntingdonshire District Council.
Martin Fitzjohn Fitzjohn Ingle Estate Agents.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.
Stewart Jackson MP.
Paul Whiteside Director for Strategic Change NHS Peterborough.
Tim Alban Football Commentator.
Tim Murphy Cambridge Chili Farm.
Marie Clair Plain English Campaign.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Suzi Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Emma Sharples
Phones: Kerry Devine.