Peterborough News 23rd November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 23rd November 2010.

Labour man Ed Murphy has heard a whisper that renovation works on Cathedral Square could run on until Easter. Council are unable to deny this.
The proposed trimming of migrant numbers from non-EU countries is currently being being sold as an immigration cap to appease disgruntled voters: various locals offer their considered opinions such as British workers don’t have the right attitude, and it’s too hard to import family members for Asian weddings.
A non-story about cyclists in Cowgate turns into a rant against cyclists, motorists and traffic in general. A well-meaning spokesman for Peterborough City Council says of course they care, but what can you do except encourage road users to be nice to each other. When will that be, say the bells of Stepney?

A PECT campaign to build a Peterborough Forest garners a quote from visiting Clive Anderson.
A series of Business Against Crime workshops reached seventeen local businesses.
Rural families find living more expensive than do city dwellers apparently.
Chris Akabusi comes on the show to deliver a typical high-energy performance talking about winning in sport.
Posh host Orient at 7:45pm. Orient have only one away win this season.

Weather: Most places dry but still rather cloudy at times with a chance of an isolated shower later. Light northerly wind. 7C 45F.

Peter Melkowski Print Solutions Peterborough.
Joe Ippolito Peterborough Cycling Club.
Ansar Ali Retired Politician.
Ed Murphy Labour Spokesman.
Chris Akabusi.
Matt Barber Sustainable Transport Officer Peterborough City Council.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Kate Riley
News: Samantha Dalton
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Steve Weston
Phones: Kerry Devine