Peterborough News 2nd December 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Thursday 2nd December 2010.

Orton Longueville School is in favour of becoming an academy in partnership with Swavesey Village College and under the management of Cambridge Meridian Education Trust.
This evening Peterborough Accident and Emergency Unit will transfer up to the Peterborough City Hospital. The new hospital acknowledges problems with its switchboard system.
The TSSA union is furious with Thomas Cook for cutting 500+ jobs despite making handsome profits.

At Laxton Junior School four teachers have shaved off their freshly grown ‘taches in aid of prostate cancer.
A chap from Langtoft intends to perform a series of gruelling feats in aid of the Royal Marsden.
Musicians including two celebrated flautists will perform at Mary Magdalene Church Stilton on Saturday 4th December at 7:30pm. Tickets are a tenner on the door and a mince pie and a glass of alcohol is included.
The Ashes cricket series resumes at midnight tonight and a journalist from Wisden gives his opinion.
Snow continues to be a problem around and about although Peterborough seems to have escaped the worst. But Welland School was forced to close as the heating system broke down.

Weather: A few bright spells, but mostly cloudy with the odd light snow shower. 0C. Tonight, cloudy at times with a chance of a snow shower. -4C. Tomorrow fine and dry with long spells of sunshine, but staying very cold and frosty. Saturday. Any early sleet or snow will clear. It will then be mainly dry with bright spells.

Edward Craig Deputy Editor Wisden.
John Holdich Peterborough City Cllr.
Shailesh Vara MP.
Celia Kendrick Lead Nurse NHS Peterborough.
Mark Worthington Teacher Laxton School Oundle.
Mike Shattock Langtoft Charity Eventer.
Mark Woods Head Orton Longueville School.
Zane and Lauren Pupils Orton Longueville School.
Kate Osborne and Patrick Williams Musicians.

Presenter: Shane O’Connor
Producer: Samantha Dalton
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Jo Taylor
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Jim Bacon