Peterborough News 26th November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Friday 26th November 2010.

A conflict of interest row is brewing after it was announced that Marco Cereste Leader of Peterborough City Council has taken up the Chairmanship of Larkpoint, which is involved in construction in the city. A question has also been raised over Mr Cereste’s level of commitment to his Council role, given the number of outside interests he pursues.
Osborne, who are engaged in the refurbishment of Cathedral Square and a year behind schedule, have responded to claims that some of their work is also unsatisfactory.
Guild House in Oundle Road, a 50,000 sq ft. building with a glass facade on a four acre site, is in the process of being refurbished and renovated, and will provide a training centre for 500 Anglia Ruskin student nurses when it opens in March.

Unison have branded the franchising of Hinchinbrooke Hospital to Circle Health as a “dangerous exercise.”
Cambridgeshire Police say they treat the issue of domestic violence very seriously indeed.
The Christmas lights go on in Ramsey on Saturday 27th November, but the cost of replacing the lights with led’s and the need to upgrade their power supply could mean that unless they can find the ¬£40,000 investment required, this year’s lights could be the last,
Age Concern are calling for donations of non-perishable foodstuffs which will be delivered, by volunteers, to deserving recipients this Christmas. Age Concern shops, St John’s Church, the Co-op in town and the Age Concern offices in Lincoln Road are all geared up to receive the goods. BGL, Perkins Engines and RBS Churchill staff will donate their time.
There is a joint Eid and Diwali dinner and dance tomorrow night at Gladstone Community Centre. Some tickets are still available. Contact Desi Ladies Group for more details or there may be tickets on the door. Entertainment is laid on.
A cap on immigration could present a problem for curry houses looking to recruit trained chefs, according to a local proprietor.
Peterborough United travel to Bury in the Cup tomorrow. Given the state of the weather, and the fact that Bury are on a high after winning 5-0 at Lincoln, Posh could have a tough game on their hands.

Weather: A frosty start, but mainly dry with sunny spells. 3C.

Stephen Goldspink Peterborough City Councillor.
Anne Devlin Anglia Ruskin University.
Natasha Syed Desi Ladies Group.
David Bache Chief Executive Age Concern Peterboorugh.
Rony Choudhury Bombay Brasserie
Nilesh Patel Posh Fan.
Marco Cereste Leader Peterborough City Council and Chairman of Larkpoint.
Matt Jacobson Film Critic.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Louise Neal
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: John Lord
Phones: Kerry Devine