Peterborough News 21st July 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Wednesday 21st July 2010. News travel weather and interviews.

Council have recovered part of the cash they lost speculating in Iceland, but opinions differ on whether the losses were avoidable. Some councillors believe that an apology to the residents is overdue.
Despite the loss of £80 million school improvement funding with the closing of the Building Schools for the Future programme some work is proceeding. Hampton Hargate will expand with new classrooms, and Deeping School gets a new conference and community facility.
Following the success of the JLS concert at the weekend all parties hope that the Embankment will continue to provide large open air concerts.

The appearance of unwell fish in two areas in Peterborough has been attributed by the Environment Agency to low oxygen levels caused by rife weed growth following the recent warm weather.
Teachers Support Network research supports the idea that the quality of the school fabric impacts on learning outcomes.
The St Giles Trust a local prisoner rehabilitation programme has been praised in the House of Commons by Graham Allen Labour MP for Nottingham North.
An independent sleep consultant believes that natural or progressive wakening is better than a sudden alarm call.
RSPCA have two cats available. Collect from Bedfordshire.
Constant hot weather and drought makes life difficult for the kitchen gardener.
Many more Premiership football clubs are banning the use of the vuvuzela.

It will be staying dry and warm with sunny spells. Rather cloudy at times with the chance of a few showers. 25C 77F. Sunburn: medium risk Pollen: low levels.

Darren Fower LibDem Leader Peterborough City Council.
Jonathan Lewis Assistant Director of Children’s Services Peterborough City Council.
Ollie Read Match Magazine.
Nicola Walker RSPCA.
John Harrison Director of Strategic Resources Peterborough City Council.
Julian Stanley Teachers’ Support Network.
Neil Stanley Independent Sleep Consultant.
Stuart Hamilton Resiliant Services Manager Peterborough City Council.
Geoff Stebbings Garden Answers Magazine.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Suzi Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Chris Bell
Phones: Kerry Devine.