Peterborough News 21st October 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Thursday 21st October 2010.

Peterborough Council are not prepared to go into specific details about how the city will be affected by the Comprehensive Spending Review until their report appears on October 29th. They pin their hopes on efficiencies and the sale of assets.
Many question where the predicted growth in the economy is to come from, with a worldwide recession and a relentless tide of newly unemployed coming into the market.
Hunts MP Jonathan Djanogly, hauliers and business groups continue to press for the reinstatement of the A14 improvement works.

The local MP has high hopes that RAF Wittering can continue without the Harriers.
Anglia Ruskin are optimistic that University Centre Peterborough can continue to thrive after funding cuts.
A panel of listeners highlights the continuing need for funding to respite care, the loss of pension rights, and the deterioration in parts of Peterborough as reasons to regret widespread cuts to public spending.
Voyager School has a new Acting Head Tony Evans who will replace Hugh Howe.
Free Kicks Foundation have secured the services of ex-Tottenham player Ricky Villa at a supper, question and answer, and booksigning event, for charity at the Lions Rugby Ground on Thursday November 18th.
JLS win two MOBO awards.

Weather: A cold and frosty start to the day but becoming cloudier at times. But other than the chance of an odd spot of light rain it should stay mostly dry with sunnier intervals. 10C 50F.

Michael Kitson Cambridge Judge Business School University of Cambridge .
Matthew Lee Conservative Deputy Leader Peterborough City Council.
Stewart Jackson Conservative MP.
Martin Dean Area Manager Road Haulage Association.
Richard van Bergen Businessman Flexible Group. (?)
Shailesh Vara Conservative MP.
Joe Jennings Independent Financial Adviser Ashley Law.
Prof. Michael Thorne Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive Anglia Ruskin University.
Ann Vinden Unison.
Lisa Schwartz People’s Panel.
Brian Gascoyne People’s Panel.
Andy Garth People’s Panel.
Chris Blewitt PCSO and Cambridgeshire Unison member.
Steve Thorpe Free Kicks Foundation.

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