Peterborough News 29th November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Monday 29th November 2010.

Local MP Stewart Jackson has lent his weight to the Eye villagers’ campaign to prevent further low-cost housebuilding in the village. Council wanted another 300 units to add to the 380 already built. Locals say schools, roads and the GP surgery are all full, and that other villages would benefit more from extra houses to help them become sustainable.
Building work has started a week early on the refurbishment of Ormiston Bushfield School.
Local travel has been disrupted by snow, but the Federation of Small Business urges workers to struggle in at all costs.

Yaxley Library and Community Shop could be hit by funding cuts from Cambs CC and Fenland DC. Volunteer labour could be required. It’s out to consultation.
Crimestoppers have launched a website called fearless dot org to enable young people to report what they perceive as crimes.
BBC’s Inside Out this evening looks at the issue of shops employing agencies to send letters demanding money from people they think might have shoplifted but against whom they have no evidence.
Stagecoach have concerns about the ongoing delays to the guided busway scheme in Cambridgeshire, and they say if the scheme is not up and running by 2012 they may consider pulling out.
A Cathedral service will be held tonight in aid of Kidney Research UK. It starts at 7:30 pm.
Peterborough Panthers Speedway Team will not compete in the Elite League next season but may join the Premier of National League.
Peterborough United will be pleased to travel to Premiership club Fulham on the weekend of January 8/9th in the FA Cup Third Round.

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

Stewart Jackson MP.
Julie Gibbs Parent of Kidney Disease Sufferer.
Pete Revell Kidney Research UK.
Marie Upchurch Yaxley Resident.
Anna Rees Yaxley Parish Cllr.
Anne Scott Crimestoppers.
Dale McKean Eye Resident.
Ormiston Bushfield Principal Eric Winstone.
Toby Earl Deputy TV Editor Sky Online.

Presenter: Shane O’Connor
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Jo Taylor
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Steve Weston