Peterborough News 8th November 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Monday 8th November 2010.

Council plans to cut £500,000 from its social care budget every year for the next five years. The BBC looks at how individual clients might cope, and what the likely effects will be on the cost to the end-user.
People living in Peterborough are being invited to participate in a new kind of personal tour of the city, identifying and talking about locations that matter to them and have had a big influence on their lives. The Council initiative is called “Take me to”
Queensgate Shopping Centre prepares for Christmas with an Acting Centre Director, who is upbeat about the trading prospects, with decorations up and new shops trading.

The English Defence League prepares to march through Peterborough on Saturday December 11th, but is unable to give a convincing explanation for its unpopular decision, as racial disunity is not prevalent in the city.
Amee Garala, the head of a special needs cheerleading team, will represent the East at the National Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards in London today. The event will be televised on ITV.
Three demonstrators were arrested after a small protest outside Vodafone in Cambridge by the Cambridge Action Network, who are opposed to the Government programme of cuts now underway.
Proposals are in for 1000 houses and a primary school at Ermine Park in Huntingdon.
Posh earned a replay against Stockport in the FA Cup.

Weather: Cloudy wet and windy with periods of rain chiefly in the west this morning. 8C 46F.

Karen Fitzpatrick Parent and Carer.
Frank Grant Acting Centre Director Queensgate Shopping Centre.
David Whiteley BBC Inside Out.
Amee Garala Pride of Britain Regional Entrant.
Diane Lamb Cabinet Member Health and Adult Social Care Peterborough City Council.
Nazin Khan Central Ward Cllr Peterborough City Council.
Guramit Singh English Defence League.
Bob Burrows Posh Commentator.

Presenter:Paul Stainton
Producer: Ben Stevenson
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Emma McLean
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Jim Bacon