Peterborough News 4th November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Thursday 4th November 2010.

The DVLA in Peterborough has wind of plans to close the regional offices and move the functions to Swansea. 30 jobs are at threat in Peterborough, 1500 nationally.
Peterborough City Council has submitted plans for a scheme to install electric vehicle charging points in this region.
The Co-op in Stanground has been slapped with a temporary alcohol retail ban after being caught twice selling alcohol to under-age customers.

The Orton Medical Practice in Orton Goldhay has a temporary contract which ends in March 2011, and patients will be consulted on the provision they would like to see to replace it.
Pearson publishers have conducted a poll which reports worryingly that children nowadays are less inclined to sit down with a book than they were before the advent of computers and the Internet.
A team from RAF Wittering with take part today in the March of Honour in aid of the Royal British Legion.
1000 Cambridgeshire children took part in a distraction burglary and rogue trader awareness exercise with Cambridgeshire Police.
Poppy Day collection tins have been stolen from two sites in Peterborough, Linden Court and the Magistrates Court of all places.
Council are optimistic that the St John’s Square renovation will be complete with a fair wind some time before December, but no promises.
Andrew Midgley, former Peterborian and one half of pop duo Cola Boy has sadly died, and the other half of the duo pays tribute.
Peterborough Breakfast Show’s Paul Stainton goes head to head with Vanessa Phelps from BBC London and Liz Green from BBC Leeds in the Frank Gillard Awards this evening, and is guaranteed a bronze medal.
Peterborough United will travel to Stockport on Saturday looking for a good run in the FA Cup.

Weather: Mainly dry and cloudy through much of the day. 16C 61F.

Lee Hobson Royal British Legion.
Jan Watts PCS Union and DVLA.
Adrian Day Licensing Manager Peterborough City Council.
Peter Whiteman NHS Peterborough.
John Pocock Chameleon Books Orton Southgate.
Chris Biggins Director General Royal British Legion.
Janey Lee Grace BBC and former Cola Boy band member.
Liam McGuire Royal British Legion.
George Bennett Royal British Legion Appeal Organiser.
Andrew Edwards Peterborough Delivery Partnership Peterborough City Council.
Toby Earle Sky TV Reporter.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Nick Fairburn
News: Steve Titman
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Phil Garner