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Coronavirus: Local authorities thank care homes for their hard work

Coronavirus: Local authorities thank care homes for their hard work

Care homes across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have been thanked by the most senior officer and councillors responsible for adult social care for their work during the pandemic. The letter has been received with gratitude by the care homes who said they appreciate the support during 'hardest weeks of their lives’.
Find out about new measures, timings for Peterborough tip

Find out about new measures, timings for Peterborough tip

The city’s Household Recycling Centre (HRC) in Fengate will be re-opening on Monday May 11. However, the council has put in new measures for visitors. 
CKH offers virtual support for job seekers

CKH offers virtual support for job seekers

Cross Keys Homes (CKH), in partnership with Air Learning, is continuing to offer Peterborough residents the support and skills they need to secure jobs. 
Peterborough councillor back to work after fighting coronavirus

Peterborough councillor back to work after fighting coronavirus

Councillor for Hampton Vale Marco Cereste is back to supporting his ward residents after recovering from the coronavirus. He is still working on building his strength - after being poorly and struggling to breathe for more than four weeks.
An open letter to Businesses

An open letter to Businesses

An open letter by James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, Austen Adams, Chair, The Business Board
Coronavirus: Council rehouses more than 50 rough sleepers

Coronavirus: Council rehouses more than 50 rough sleepers

Fifty-one rough sleepers have now been rehoused into emergency accommodation as part of the Fenland District Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coming out of the lockdown- Is Peterborough ready?

Coming out of the lockdown- Is Peterborough ready?

There have been reports of the current coronavirus lockdown being eased across the country as early as next week. With food and coffee chains and businesses slowly re-opening, Peterborough is also getting ready to go back to pre-lockdown life. But is it too soon? 
Coronavirus: Local trust medical director goes back to help on frontline

Coronavirus: Local trust medical director goes back to help on frontline

The medical director for North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust has gone back to join the frontline staff at local hospitals to assist with the care of patients diagnosed with COVID-19.
Coronavirus: Refurb work on hold for Orton flats for homeless

Coronavirus: Refurb work on hold for Orton flats for homeless

Bushfield Court in Orton Goldhay could get a new lease of life as Peterborough City Council proposes to use a block of 51 flats to house homeless people. However, refurbishment plans for these properties is on hold due to coronavirus lockdown 
More than 2,000 enquiries to coronavirus hub

More than 2,000 enquiries to coronavirus hub

Requests for help to Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council's countywide hub have continued to rise over the past fortnight.