Peterborough News 20th October 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Wednesday 20th October 2010.

RAF Wittering comes to terms with the loss of the Harrier, but hopes are high that another use will be found for the base, either as a logistics centre, or indeed for the Army when they withdraw from Germany.
Plans go on diplay at Flag Fen tomorrow afternoon for a proposed 3 wind turbines to power Anglian Water’s sewage treatment works there.
The One Service in Peterborough is launching a sticker campaign to remind ex-offenders that there is an alternative to crime.

A local beneficiary of the First Click campaign to get older people online reports that it changed her life.
Representatives from Relate and the Citizen’s Advice Bureau give advice on how to cope with the possible financial and familial stresses arising from today’s Comprehensive Spending Review.
The CEO of Cambs and Peterborough Probation Trust goes out on a payback work party with some of his clients.
Conservative councillor John Holdich is reluctantly in favour of scrapping the council house for life policy.
Cambridgeshire Against Cuts gathered outside Cambridge Railway Station this morning to a mixed reception.
The broadly representative People’s Panel assembled to discuss Government cuts on tomorrow’s show has been named as a pub landlord, the owner of a hair salon, and the Breakfast Show poet laureate.
The BBC licence fee has been frozen for six years, and they will have to take on responsibility for funding the World Service and Welsh programming.
A fellow from HMV speculates on the possible Christmas number one song, probably either X-Factor or Bing Crosby remastered.
The Gardening Guru says we might as well prune back now. There are rumours of a hard winter ahead.

Weather: It will be mainly dry with some sunny spells. Still feeling rather cold in a light or moderate north westerly wind. 9C 48F.

Mike Sockett Politics Lecturer Open University.
DCI Gary Goose Strategy Manager Safer Peterborough Partnership.
Tom Woodcock Cambridgeshire Against Cuts.
Gennaro Castaldo HMV.
Elaine Taylor Relate Counsellor.
Tracey Hamilton-Keyes Peterborough Citizen’s Advice Bureau.
Sophie Tucker TCI Renewables.
Andy Garth Breakfast Show Poet Laureate.
Liza Schwartz Spencer’s Hair Salon.
Brian Gascoyne Crown Pub Landlord.
John Budd Chief Executive Officer Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Probation Trust.
Jeff Stebbings Gardening Guru.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Alex Harris
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: John Law
Phones: Kerry Devine