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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Peterborough leisure business launches crowdfunding to stay alive

Peterborough leisure business launches crowdfunding to stay alive

Recently-opened Inflatable theme park Inflata Nation in Peterborough is struggling due to the coronavirus lockdown, putting dozens of jobs at risk. As a last resort, owners have launched a £30,000 crowdfunding scheme to stay afloat post-crisis. 
Peterborough Lido season still treading water - local support may be key

Peterborough Lido season still treading water - local support may be key

Vivacity is still awaiting government guidance to understand whether it will be possible to open the Peterborough Lido this year, but Historic Pools of Britain is encouraging residents to show some love to their local pools.
Gallery: Peterborough pauses as coronavirus lockdown continues

Gallery: Peterborough pauses as coronavirus lockdown continues

We have pledged to keep a photographic record of the city during this difficult and unforgettable time
Motor City Vipers share their isolation music medley

Motor City Vipers share their isolation music medley

Local soul band, the Motor City Vipers, have shared an isolation video on Facebook to get people up and dancing at home.
Coronavirus: Ishfaq hopes to change image of Muslim community

Coronavirus: Ishfaq hopes to change image of Muslim community

Peterborough resident Ishfaq Hussain has been ‘overwhelmed’ with people wanting to join him in his efforts to help the vulnerable during the current lockdown. He hopes to change perceptions about the Muslim community through these acts of charity.
BREAKING: Thorpe Hall Hospice closes to new admissions after outbreak of Covid-19

BREAKING: Thorpe Hall Hospice closes to new admissions after outbreak of Covid-19

Peterborough's Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice has been closed to new admissions following an outbreak of Covid-19.
Coronavirus: Key workers and Colonel Tom to be applauded tonight

Coronavirus: Key workers and Colonel Tom to be applauded tonight

Thousands of people across Peterborough will once again look forward to 8pm today, when they can "Clap for our carers" in appreciation of their efforts. Colonel Tom Moore will also be applauded for his efforts on his 100th birthday.
New support for local businesses in fightback against COVID-19

New support for local businesses in fightback against COVID-19

A new dedicated phone line and a series of free webinars are among support services being offered by The Combined Authority of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help small businesses deal with the threat of COVID 19. 
Coronavirus: Cambridgeshire shoppers donate 30,000 meals' worth of food

Coronavirus: Cambridgeshire shoppers donate 30,000 meals' worth of food

Food banks in Cambridgeshire have said ‘thank you’ to people for donating enough food to deliver 30,000 meals to those impacted by Coronavirus.
Peterborough and Cambridgeshire councils receive more emergency funding

Peterborough and Cambridgeshire councils receive more emergency funding

Councils across the country have been given extra emergency funding including Peterborough city council who got over £5 million in April to help with the pandemic and the lockdown.