Peterborough News 2nd August 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 07:00 to 09:00 on Monday 2nd August 2010.

Figures from the Department for Energy and Climate Change indicate that Peterborough’s carbon footprint is down near the bottom of the league tables and that Peterborough is falling behind other authorities in its energy efficiency performance.
The Government has invested another £1.5 million in Phase Two of the Future Jobs Fund for Peterborough, delivering a further 238 6-month contracts for employees.
Peterborough’s Back to Business Club run by the Greater Peterborough Partnership has helped its 50th client back into work after redundancy.

The Diocese of Ely wants to run a primary school for the Cardea development in Stanground.
The Dean of Peterborough is joining a mass sleep-in in the Sainsburys car park in Bretton, which will take place on Friday November 12th 2010 to raise funds for the Peterborough Soup Kitchen which requires a new vehicle.
45 shops in Peterborough have fitted signage indicating they are comfortable with breastfeeding on the premises.
Callers report there may have been a burst water main in Orton Goldhay. Anglian Water have repaired the damage.
Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue is alert to the possibility of a rise in arson attacks during the school holidays.
A report compiled by the University of Bristol concludes that people find society complex and decisions hard to make.
The AA is aiming to remind people that qualified drivers who supervise learners must stay alert in the same way that they would if they were driving the vehicle themselves.
The funeral will be held today in Whittlesea for a former Town Crier Charles Pickering.
Over a period of time the practice of dogs relieving themselves on lamp posts could damage the structure.
Listeners report a further batch of UFOs crossing Peterborough.

Sunny intervals but rather cloudy at times with scattered showers, perhaps an odd heavy one. Temp: 22C 72F.

Richard Olive Peterborough LibDems.
Pam McKinnon Talking Dogs Whittlesea.
Roberta Rawlstone Start for Life Manager Peterborough City Council.
Martin Boon Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue.
Charles Taylor Dean of Peterborough.
Samantha Dalton Cabinet Member for Environment Capital Peterborough City Council.
Charlotte Palmer Climate Change Team Manager Peterborough City Council.
Prof. Harriet Bradley University of Bristol.
Paul Watts AA.
Catherine Saunders Listener.
Toby Earl TV Easy Magazine.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Suzi Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Chris Bell
Phones: Stephanie O’Keefe