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Coronavirus: More than 430 hospital patients recover from Covid-19

Coronavirus: More than 430 hospital patients recover from Covid-19

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust has announced that 436 patients have successfully been treated for COVID-19 and discharged to continue their recovery at home, since March 23.
Coronavirus: More than 100 deaths in county care homes

Coronavirus: More than 100 deaths in county care homes

More than 100 deaths in Cambridgeshire care homes involving a confirmed or suspected case of Covid-19 have now been recorded.
Peterborough's New Theatre extends shutdown until November

Peterborough's New Theatre extends shutdown until November

Peterborough's New Theatre has extended its closure through to November 19 as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Neighbourhood Watch Peterborough celebrates 'community spirit'

Neighbourhood Watch Peterborough celebrates 'community spirit'

Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in Peterborough sees rise in 'community spirit’ during coronavirus lockdown, and launches 'Neighbourhood Watch Week' in June to celebrate neighbours. 
Coronavirus: Johnson stands by Cummings

Coronavirus: Johnson stands by Cummings

Boris Johnson has given a public show of support to embattled aide Dominic Cummings, saying he acted “responsibly and legally and with integrity”.
Peterborough Reads supports #MyDearNewFriend campaign

Peterborough Reads supports #MyDearNewFriend campaign

Peterborough Reads, the city-wide campaign to get children reading with their families, is supporting the My Dear New Friend project, encouraging children to write letters to people living in care homes.
Passengers might avoid trains after lockdown, says survey

Passengers might avoid trains after lockdown, says survey

A survey commissioned by the official transport watchdog has revealed that passengers could continue to avoid trains even after lockdown restrictions are eventually eased.
Peterborough care home worker helps resident in final moments

Peterborough care home worker helps resident in final moments

A care home worker has described the poignant moment she read a last goodbye letter from a family to their dying grandmother who they were unable to visit due to lockdown restrictions.
Fenland truckers raise £16000 with convoy for NHS

Fenland truckers raise £16000 with convoy for NHS

Peterborough City Hospital's Thursday night Clap for Carers saw a special charity convoy of heavy goods vehicles (HGV) and other keyworker services pass through the hospital grounds.
Burghley House to remain closed until March 2021

Burghley House to remain closed until March 2021

The Burghley House Preservation Trust has announced that they will not be re-opening Burghley House for the remainder of 2020.