Peterborough News 7th December 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Tuesday 7th December 2010.

IKEA expect to shed 52 jobs by transferring part of their distribution function to Doncaster. Opportunity Peterborough believes these numbers are not significant in the grand scheme of things, and that the future looks bright for Peterborough.
Cowgate traders hope to persuade Hammerson to create an extra entrance to Queensgate when they construct an extension to the shopping centre.
The well-reported connection problems being experienced by telephone callers to the new Peterborough City Hospital should abate by next week according to a spokesperson.

Students from Cambridgeshire including some from Peterborough will travel to Westminster today to present a petition calling for a rethink on plans to scrap funding for the School Sports Partnership.
A church group intends to display a live donkey as part of a Nativity scene in an empty shop on Long Causeway.
Ken Clarke launches a proposal today aimed at cutting prison spending by using cheaper alternatives such as the “payment by results” pilot running in Peterborough.
A group of Huntingdon forensic scientists have recorded a Xmas album in aid of Child Victims of Crime.
The resident health guru comments on an Oxford scientist’s claims that aspirin cuts cancer risk.

Weather: Staying mainly dry and cold with early freezing fog and mist clearing to leave some hazy sunshine. 0C 32F. Tonight dry with a sharp frost, icy roads and a potential for freezing fog patches. 4C.

Sophie Jeal School Sports Development Manager Peterborough.
Dave Shamma GMB Union Peterborough.
Rowena Barnes Chief Operating Officer Peterborough City Hospital.
Simon Baker Sports Lounge Pub.
Dr Clive Morton Churches Together.
Steve Bowyer Opportunity Peterborough.
Tom Jefford Cambridgeshire Criminal Justice Board.
Two Crime Scene Investigators/Charity Musicians.
Michael van Straten Health Guru.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Louise Neale
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: John Law