Peterborough News 24th August 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 24th August 2010.

Opposition is hardening against plans to close the newly built Alma Road Primary Care centre, with the formation of a campaign group who say that consultation meetings are not being sufficiently publicised.
Peterborough wants to create a new cemetery in the Castor area, and public opinion is being sought on the exact location.
Highlees Primary School has been placed under the control of an interim governing board after weaknesses in financial and procurement processes were cited. The Head is on gardening leave and the Vice Chairman of the Governors has resigned over a lack of information being provided.

GCSE results are out today.
The Alzheimers Society is launching an awareness campaign.
The 33rd Peterborough Beer Festival opens today at 17:30 pm. This year it will be held entirely under cover.
Paston’s Amateur Dramatic Society is on the lookout for a Prince Charming for the Christmas panto.
PUFC play Cardiff in the Carling Cup today. It is thought unlikely that Cardiff’s new signing Craig Bellamy will play. The League is the main focus for both teams this year.

Mainly dry at first with sunny periods but turning cloudier with a chance of an isolated shower later. 10C 66F Sunburn risk medium.

Roger Hughes ex-Vice Chair Highlees School Governors.
Mel Collins Assistant Director Learning and Skills Peterborough City Council.
Harry Morton Campaign for Real Ale.
John Bryan Oakham Ales.
Alex Bolton Young CAMRA.
Alex Meadows Head Peterborough High School.
Andrew Chidgey Alzheimers Society.
David Adams Bereavement Team Manager Peterborough City Council.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.
Simon Raynes Head Brewer Ufford Ales.
Alan Pateman Head Brewer Elgoods Brewery.
Gary Johnson Peterborough United FC Manager.
Steve Thorpe Posh Fan.
John Peach Park Ward Councillor Peterborough City Council.
Paul Whiteside Director of Strategic Change NHS Peterborough.
Pauline Moorhouse Paston AMDRAM.

Presenter: Andy Gall
Producer: Heather Noble
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Emma McLean
Travel: Gemma King
Weather: Steve Weston
Phones: Kerry Devine