Peterborough News 27th September 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Monday 27th September 2010.

Council announces plans to dispense with the services of a number of longserving agency street cleaning staff. A councillor says his ward is strewn with litter and another points out that Council awarded an extra £78.000 to themselves in allowances. Council say fly-tipping is no worse now despite having recently raised the charge for bulky waste collection to £23.
Police ran a large stop operation called Operation Utah with some success on Friday at Serpentine Green using automatic number plate recognition cameras.
Firemen attended a fire at a thatched cottage in Orton Longueville in the early hours of this morning.

The A1073 road from Masons Bridge to Eye Green will be closed all this week due to resurfacing works. Diversions are through Thorney.
Van owners are reporting a number of thefts of tools from vans in Walton and Werrington.
A man is currently driving from John O’Groats to Lands End in an original Mini in aid of the Sue Ryder and the Action Medical Research charities.
Peterborough United FC’s pies are coming under scrutiny but the club says the catering has nothing to do with them.
POSH beat local rivals Milton Keynes on Saturday and hope to go on and do the same to Notts County at London Road at 19:45 on Tuesday 28th September 2010.
Political discussion centres on the election of Ed Miliband to the Labour Party Leadership.

Weather: Staying mostly cloudy with some patchy light rain or drizzle. Becoming dryer later this evening. 15C Wind: Light NW.

Charles Swift Peterborough City Cllr.
Andrew Lindsay Mini Driver.
Chief Inspector Mike Winters Cambridgeshire Police.
Stephen Goldspink Peterborough City Cllr.
Douglas Alexander Shadow International Development Secretary.
Bob Burrows POSH Commentator.
Toby Earl SKY TV Commentator.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Heather Gray
Sport: Alex Harris
News: Samantha Dalton
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: John Gray
Phones: Kerry Devine