Peterborough News 22nd December 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Wednesday 22nd December 2010.

Personally affected by yesterday’s problems on the East Coast Mainline, Stewart Jackson MP attacks poor passenger communications.
A fire in a house in Taverners Road on Monday evening could well be arson.
Farmers are struggling to lift their crops with the ground frozen up. Sprouts are affected.

Wood Green Animal Shelter has plenty of dogs available. Probably cats as well.
Just a reminder that the Alma Road Health Centre is currently operating from the Healthy Living Centre on Princes Street. GP surgery are generally closed on 25th and 28th of December, and the 1st and 3rd of January.
St John’s Ambulance interestingly reports cases of hypothermia amongst drunken revellers in Peterborough City centre.
A big focus on sprouts today, with the seasonal fashion for serving them up forcing many to consume the fairly unpopular vegetable.
43 people from a Jesus College Cambridge choir group are currently stranded in America.
Council is once again on the case where roads need gritting.
Burst water pipes are apparently rife in Cambridge, which is no surprise really.
It’s snowing in Peterborough.
Petrol has gone up at least 12% in the past year, and that’s before the VAT rise.

Weather: Mostly cloudy and cold, with snow, giving fresh accumulations in places, easing later. 1C. Tonight: Fine with clear spells and a sharp frost and icy roads. -3C.

Jonathan Tyler Passenger Transport Network.
Andy Tatt Grit Man Peterborough City Council.
Linda Cantle Wood Green Animal Shelter.
Roger Welbury Boston Farmer.
Tina Roche Cambridge Cookery School.
Paul McWilliam Highways Agency.
Peter Whiteman NHS Peterborough.
James Stebbings St John’s Ambulance.
John Gelson East Coast Mainline.
Matt Jacobson Film Reviewer.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: ?
Sport: Kate Riley
News: Alex Harris
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Emma Sharples