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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Hamerton Zoo crowdfunder appeal targets £24,000

Hamerton Zoo crowdfunder appeal targets £24,000

Hamerton Zoo, an animal park in Cambridgeshire, has started a crowdfunder campaign to help with its financial situation following the forced closure due to coronavirus.
Campaign helps the vulnerable in villages near Peterborough

Campaign helps the vulnerable in villages near Peterborough

Villagers in Ashton and Bainton near Peterborough have started an innovative campaign to help vulnerable people in need of essential items.
Peterborough and Cambs NHS record 60 pc drop in cancer referrals

Peterborough and Cambs NHS record 60 pc drop in cancer referrals

Patients are being urged not to delay contacting their GP practice if they are experiencing symptoms potentially relating to cancer after a massive drop of 60pc in cancer referrals.  
Coronavirus: millions more people can now access tests

Coronavirus: millions more people can now access tests

Coronavirus testing will be available to millions of people across the UK from today, including all over-65s and those living with them, and members of public who have to leave home for work and their families.
Peterborough Cathedral to hold online VE Day service

Peterborough Cathedral to hold online VE Day service

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day next month, Peterborough Cathedral will be holding an online service.
ONS figures reveal coronavirus care home losses in Peterborough

ONS figures reveal coronavirus care home losses in Peterborough

A quarter of all death notifications in Peterborough care homes in two weeks in April referred to Covid-19, according to official figures.
Coronavirus: Peterborough councillors applaud community groups

Coronavirus: Peterborough councillors applaud community groups

Liberal Democrats, Green party and Werrington First councillors talk about coping with lockdown in Peterborough.
Coronavirus: Minute's silence to remember key workers who died

Coronavirus: Minute's silence to remember key workers who died

A minute of silence will be held today at 11am across the country in honour of key workers who sadly lost their battle to coronavirus.
Plans to re-open Peterborough schools post lockdown

Plans to re-open Peterborough schools post lockdown

City education team already talking with teachers how to get children back into school
COMMENT: Coronavirus hits home in Peterborough

COMMENT: Coronavirus hits home in Peterborough

My sister, a keyworker, tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Her symptoms were very mild but her work was taking no chances, and so she was swabbed and confirmed positive within a matter of days.