Peterborough News 29th September 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Wednesday 29th September 2010.

An announcement from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme that they expect to pay out up to £48K to investors who lost money with Keydata will go some way towards reassuring Norwich & Peterborough customers who invested through the Society in the failed product. Claims surrounding negligent advice are a separate matter. N&P Statement.

NHS Peterborough have decided to launch a full review of all of its urgent care services, and this will mean that the fate of the Alma Road Surgery will be put on hold until the outcome of that review. Opponents of its closure are relieved.

In despair at their 3-2 home defeat against Notts County, some members of the staff at Peterborough United appeared to trade blows with their counterparts in a touchline melee at the end of the game.

BBC Local together with Radio 4 will run a week of programmes on living longer and working in retirement, in order to introduce the general public to the idea of supporting themselves in their old age rather than relying on the state to provide for them.
A spokesman from Friends of the Earth enthusiastically endorses the Leader of the Council’s stirring ambition to make Peterborough self-sustaining in renewable energy within five years. There is some conjecture outside the BBC on how the Leader’s ownership of PREL can continue to be excluded from the debate.
It may be of interest to Peterborough City Council, who invested three million in Icelandic banks and appear to have lost £1 million of that money, that the former Icelandic Prime Minister faces possible prosecution for negligence over the banking collapse.
Sadiq Khan, Labour politician, Shadow Transport Secretary and Campaign Adviser to Ed Miliband talks about the mooted rift between the rival Miliband brothers and the likely outcome for the Labour Party Cabinet.
A survey by RELATE decides that people between the ages of 35 and 45 have more than most on their plates to trouble them.
Garden Answers Guru Jeff Stebbings advises on preparing for winter storms in the garden.

Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of patchy rain becoming more persistent and heavier throughout the afternoon. Winds light S. or S.E. 16C

Carol Scholes Wisbech Keydata Investor.
Liz Hutchins Friends of the Earth.
Gareth Fatchett Partner Regulatory Legal.
John Peach Peterborough City Cllr.
Sadiq Khan MP Campaign Manager for Ed Miliband.
Jeff Stebbings Garden Answers Magazine.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Heather Gray
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Samantha Dalton
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Phil Garner
Phones: Kerry Devine