Peterborough News 30th November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 30th November 2010.

Paston shopkeepers are rightly alarmed at the prospect of a Tesco Express shop opening nearby, which will probably put an end to their business.
It is also a cause of some concern that the two existing Tesco shops in Peterborough will open for almost five complete days in succession in the run up to Christmas.
The New Link service which offers advice to new arrivals will be widened, and will use four outreach workers to provide the service to all residents.

A&E staff will move from PDH to PCH this week and operate a double service for a while until the transfer can be finalised.
Peterborough City Council defends spending almost three times the national average on CCTV cameras, and says they have a new roving camera in the pipeline which will generate revenue from motorists, whilst they investigate another unspecified advanced technological system, possibly motion detection, which might reduce the annual cost.
Three Dennis fire engines from Dogsthorpe Fire Station will be driven in convoy down to Poole and then be shipped to Kenya to be sold as part of an effort by charity Out of Africa.
A local landlord comments on the news that Govt plans to ban below-cost alcohol sales.
The Food Standards Agency have launched a simple numerical rating of the hygiene standards of food outlets, with this information to be made publicly accessible.
According to the British Heart Foundation heart disease is a bigger killer amongst women than cancer. The resident ex-pat health guru blames a culture of riotous drinking and smoking.

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

Alex Deane Big Brother Watch.
Jamie Maher Chadburn Supermarket.
Catriona Stewart Food Standards Agency.
Mick Jackman Manager Dogsthorpe Fire Station.
Marco Cereste Peterborough City Council.
Leonie McCarthy Neighbourhood Manager New Link Peterborough City Council.
Brian Gascoyne Crown Pub Landlord.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.

Presenter: Shane O’Connor
Prodeucer: Samantha Dalton
Sport: Alex Harris
News: Susie Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Chris Bell