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First testing centre to open in Peterborough for key workers

First testing centre to open in Peterborough for key workers

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility is to open at the East of England Arena & Events Centre in Peterborough for the NHS and other key workers.
Coronavirus: More than 3,000 critical care beds spare

Coronavirus: More than 3,000 critical care beds spare

The latest coronavirus video news
Local illustrator donates colouring books to children's ward

Local illustrator donates colouring books to children's ward

Katie Cardew, an illustrator living in Oundle, has designed and created a new colouring book for children - and donated a stack to Peterborough hospital for children of keyworkers and children being treated on the Amazon ward.
Peterborough businesses start receiving grants - but much remains undistributed

Peterborough businesses start receiving grants - but much remains undistributed

Businesses in Peterborough have started to receive government grants from Peterborough City Council. Over 1,400 businesses have been paid so far with more to follow, but the local authority is still below the national average.
Cambridgeshire: Lib Dem group criticises meetings

Cambridgeshire: Lib Dem group criticises meetings

The Liberal Democrat opposition has hit out at Cambridgeshire County Council’s rules for new virtual meetings, saying they deny residents a voice.
Peterborough Cathedral postpones dinosaur exhibition until 2021

Peterborough Cathedral postpones dinosaur exhibition until 2021

T. rex: The Killer Question, the Natural History Museum’s touring exhibition due to be shown at Peterborough Cathedral in July and August 2020, has been postponed until summer 2021.
Council employee shares experience of redeployment

Council employee shares experience of redeployment

Jenny Morgan works in Peterborough City Council’s sensory team as a hearing impairment worker, but due to the current restrictions to reduce the spread of coronavirus, she is limited in the work she can do.
Peterborough resident returns home after 'traumatic' experience

Peterborough resident returns home after 'traumatic' experience

Special flights have been arranged by the UK government to bring back thousands of British citizens stranded in Pakistan, starting from April 21. Peterborough-resident Shehnaz Begum too was stuck back in a city in Pakistan and has finally returned home after a ' nightmare experience'.
Peterborough residents warned not to delay seeking medical help

Peterborough residents warned not to delay seeking medical help

NHS organisations across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are reminding local residents that they are still open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide urgent medical treatment and support healthcare concerns.
Coronavirus: vaccine to be trialled

Coronavirus: vaccine to be trialled

The latest video round-up, as Matt Hancock reveals that a vaccine is due to be trialled in Oxford later this week