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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

A blinding TikTok challenge for Marshfields School staff

A blinding TikTok challenge for Marshfields School staff

Marshfields School is keeping its pupils entertained during the lockdown with video lessons - and even a TikTok challenge.
Coronavirus: trading standards warning on PPE

Coronavirus: trading standards warning on PPE

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Trading Standards Service are asking local residents to report any online products claiming to protect people against coronavirus that haven’t been provided by a reputable supplier or nationally approved.
Coronavirus: County hospitals equipped with shields built by volunteers

Coronavirus: County hospitals equipped with shields built by volunteers

Hospitals across the county are being equipped with specially-designed shields assembled by volunteers and even the London Fire Brigade in the battle against coronavirus.
Record numbers using county online library service

Record numbers using county online library service

Record numbers are using the Cambridgeshire online library service during the Covid-19 lockdown, the county council has said.
Prime Minister discharged from hospital

Prime Minister discharged from hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from St Thomas' hospital in London, after spending a week in hospital, including three nights in the Intensive Care Unit. 
More than £600m ‘written off’ for Cambridgeshire NHS trusts

More than £600m ‘written off’ for Cambridgeshire NHS trusts

Over £600 million in hospital debt is set to be written off across Cambridgeshire as part of a national initiative, the government said.
Coronavirus: 20,000 predicted to be on COVID vulnerable list in county

Coronavirus: 20,000 predicted to be on COVID vulnerable list in county

Almost 13,000 people have been identified as vulnerable and in need of shielding in Cambridgeshire.
Peterborough woman to shave head on Facebook for Thorpe Hall hospice

Peterborough woman to shave head on Facebook for Thorpe Hall hospice

Sally Dowers, from Peterborough, is raising money for Thorpe Hall hospice by shaving her head - live on Facebook!
Fire crews deal with two more deliberate blazes

Fire crews deal with two more deliberate blazes

Fire crews were called out to two more deliberate fires on Thursday, despite recent pleas for people to act responsibly.
Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: "We are still here"

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: "We are still here"

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have sent out the message that despite the coronavirus preventing face to face meetings, they are still here to help.