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Doctors 'couldn't believe' Peterborough man's recovery from coronavirus

Doctors 'couldn't believe' Peterborough man's recovery from coronavirus

Sweet Francis, 51, welcomed her husband David Francis, 56, home after he was taken to Peterborough City Hospital with coronavirus – and the doctors told her they "couldn't believe he could return home".
Guest Post: I've not fully accepted I won't be sitting exams, says student

Guest Post: I've not fully accepted I won't be sitting exams, says student

Rimsha Khurshid is a student at Iqra Academy affected by the cancellation of the end-of-year exams, writing for Peterborough Matters about what that means for her.
Peterborough City Hospital appeals for children's artwork

Peterborough City Hospital appeals for children's artwork

Peterborough City Hospital has put out an appeal for children's drawings to hang in the main atrium.
Bulky waste collection suspended in Peterborough for next 4 weeks

Bulky waste collection suspended in Peterborough for next 4 weeks

Bulky waste collections in Peterborough will be suspended for the next four weeks to put more frontline crews on general waste and recycling collections. 
Sue Ryder charity launches appeal to save its hospices

Sue Ryder charity launches appeal to save its hospices

Sue Ryder, the national healthcare charity, is launching an emergency appeal to save its end of life services, after income has dropped significantly due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Coronavirus video round-up: Boris well-wishers plus concert from Gaga

Coronavirus video round-up: Boris well-wishers plus concert from Gaga

A bite-size look at some of the coronavirus stories you may have missed.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson shifted to ICU after coronavirus symptoms worsen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson shifted to ICU after coronavirus symptoms worsen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted into the Intensive Care Unit on Monday evening after his symptoms for coronavirus worsened, Downing Street has confirmed. 
Doctors urge people to maintain social distancing to beat coronavirus

Doctors urge people to maintain social distancing to beat coronavirus

"We can beat coronavirus – but we must stick to the battle plan this Easter", say local doctors.
Coronavirus: 21 deaths recorded at Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke

Coronavirus: 21 deaths recorded at Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke

21 people who tested positive for coronavirus have now died at Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke Hospital, a spokesperson confirmed.
Coronavirus video round-up: the Queen's message and a nurse's plea

Coronavirus video round-up: the Queen's message and a nurse's plea

A bite-size look at some of the coronavirus stories you may have missed.