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New service to deliver 5,000 jobs across Peterborough region

New service to deliver 5,000 jobs across Peterborough region

The new Growth Works service is set to deliver 5,278 new jobs, as well as 1,400 apprenticeships and increased investment in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough over the next three years.
Budget: Furlough scheme to be extended until September

Budget: Furlough scheme to be extended until September

The furlough scheme will be extended until the end of September, with employers asked to contribute to workers’ salaries from July, the Chancellor is set to announce.
£1,000 donated to Little Miracles by accountancy firm

£1,000 donated to Little Miracles by accountancy firm

Peterborough charity Little Miracles has received £1,000 from Bulley Davey, who have also announced their charity partner this year.
Recruitment agency opens new Peterborough branch

Recruitment agency opens new Peterborough branch

A Northamptonshire-based recruitment company has opened a Peterborough branch to offer support and opportunity to businesses and jobseekers affected by the pandemic.
Unemployment benefit claims well above regional average

Unemployment benefit claims well above regional average

Unemployment has hit its highest level for five years - and Peterborough has the highest percentage of claimants in the county.
East of England Arena prepares for Covid-19 secure events this summer

East of England Arena prepares for Covid-19 secure events this summer

The East of England Arena will be able to reopen for drive-in events from April 12, before operating at 50% capacity on May 17, with the hope of no restrictions by June 21 – and they've already started planning for their big events.
Bottle and Board owners hoping for a 2021 to celebrate

Bottle and Board owners hoping for a 2021 to celebrate

Eddie and Gina Baines opened Bottle and Board in Wentworth Street last April, and after a tough 2020 are looking forward to a year where the specialist beer premises can fulfil its potential. Here Gina tells us that the beers are ready for drinking right now - and what Bottle and Board has in store for 2021.
Theatres: 'It will be fantastic to welcome audiences back'

Theatres: 'It will be fantastic to welcome audiences back'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that live performances may start again from May 17 has been met with happiness from some of our prominent venues.
Luxe Beauty owner shocked after road-map: 'We expected the worst'

Luxe Beauty owner shocked after road-map: 'We expected the worst'

Abbie Benstead-Evans, the owner of Luxe Beauty, was shocked following the announcement yesterday, February 22, which confirmed that the personal care sector will be able to open on April 12.
Business confidence on the up in East of England

Business confidence on the up in East of England

Business confidence in the East of England has returned to positive territory as the development of coronavirus vaccines gives hope of a return to growth, a new report has revealed.