Peterborough News 22nd July 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Thursday 22nd July 2010. News travel weather and interviews.

The Council and NHS Peterborough are under fire for spending up to £90,000 pa on a Director of Communications.
An RCS audit reports that NHS Peterborough don’t do enough for the early detection and treatment of minor strokes.
A jewellers vacating their Bridge Street shop blame sky high rent and rates for their inability to compete.

Queensgate say that despite the presence of vacant units, contracts have been signed and the outlook is bright.
Further road works are planned foir the Eye roundabout.
Police gather fines from cyclist illegally riding on Bridge Street.
The Motor Insurers Bureau reports that despite a fall in the overall number of drivers without insurance, PE1 postcode has twice the national average.
Debate continues to rage over whether community sentences are more cost-effective than short spells in prison.
Peterborough United FC have named the Free Kicks Foundation, alongside ASBAH and Sue Ryder, as one of their official charities.
Following yesterday’s news that the construction of new classrooms and community facilities at Hampton was temporarily delayed by newts, a frog expert discusses the Greater Crested Newt.
Peterborough Museum has plenty to do for the family during the school holidays.

Sunny spells with cloud building but scattered heavy showers developing. Temp: 22C 72F Pollen index is low.

Roger Hutchings Queensgate.
Sgt Nicky Hall Police.
Mike Fletcher Conservative Cllr Peterborough City Council.
Aston West Motor Insurers’ Bureau.
Dr Pankaj Sharma Consultant Neurologist University College London.
Steve Thorpe Free Kicks Foundation.
Keith Hewitt Deavesons Jewellers Bridge Street.
Sam Taylor FrogLife Peterborough.
Stuart Mounfield Infrastructure Delivery Team Manager Peterborough City Council
Stuart Orme Peterborough Museum.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Suzi Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Steve Weston
Phones: Kerry Devine.