Peterborough News 29th October 2010

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

East Anglian Air Ambulance no longer want to work with the volunteer Magpas service, but Magpas say they will continue to operate using the Cambridgeshire police helicopter, and will buy their own if necessary.
Mayor Keith Sharp has promised to get a new war memorial in Cathedral Square Peterborough by 2012.
Local Enterprise Partnerships have been given the go-ahead by Government, replacing EEDA locally. Opinions are divided on whether Cambridge and Peterborough have enough in common to make the idea a success.

The local MEP comments on the row currently underway over the EU’s demand for a substantial rise in national contributions.
Police say that residents who would prefer not to have Halloween revellers knocking on the door can download a poster from the Cambridgeshire Police website, or ring them on 0345 456 4564.
A Stamford man will attempt a world record on some exercise equipment in aid of cancer research.
The clocks go back on Sunday, which means extra work for the Cathedral and any clock shop owners out there.
Peterborough Museum has a number of attractions for Halloween. They are currently seeing 1000 visitors a week.
The resident ex-patriate health guru says that sitting around playing on Blackberries is not the way that humans were designed to function.
Peterborough United FC are excited about the visit of table-toppers Brighton to London Road on Saturday. A massive turnout is called for.

Weather: Cloudy and breezy with a few spots of rain. The band of rain spreading east during the evening. 16C 61F.

Keith Sharp Peterborough Mayor.
Dr Jeremy Mauger East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Daryl Brown CEO Magpas.
Helen O’Driscoll Community Safety Officer Cambridgeshire Police.
Richard Howitt Labour MEP.
Sarah McGhee Peterborough Cathedral.
Jo Elwood Oundle Clock Shop.
Rob Dulieu Charity Exerciser.
Cathy and George Bennett Peterborough Veterans Association.
Neil Darwin Director of Economic Development Opportunity Peterborough.
Bob Burrows Posh Commentator.
Stuart Orme Peterborough Museum.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.

Presenter: Andy Gall
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Suzie Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Emma Sharples