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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Peterborough schools embrace the rainbow

Peterborough schools embrace the rainbow

Nene Park Academy has turned its logo into a rainbow to continue the spread of hope and optimism that the colourful displays in the windows of the city started.
Coronavirus: council staff to be 'redeployed'

Coronavirus: council staff to be 'redeployed'

Tens of thousands of council staff in leisures centres, libraries and theatres across the country are set to be redeployed in ‘critical’ roles during the Coronavirus crisis.
Peterborough nan pens coronavirus rap 'I'm a tough old bird of 83'

Peterborough nan pens coronavirus rap 'I'm a tough old bird of 83'

Paulette Mowles, 83, of Paston isn't letting coronavirus get her down as she pens a rap against the disease.
Hamerton Zoo are asking for donations as they close park

Hamerton Zoo are asking for donations as they close park

The zoo, which costs £4,000 a day to run, has asked people to consider donating to the park in order to keep them up and running.
Coronavirus: New JustGiving page to help rough sleepers

Coronavirus: New JustGiving page to help rough sleepers

Peterborough is pulling together to help its rough sleepers during the coronavirus crisis - and you can help by donating to a new JustGiving campaign.
Peterborough father living in Malta escapes lockdown just in time to return home

Peterborough father living in Malta escapes lockdown just in time to return home

Matthew Mahabadi has returned safely and just in time to Peterborough from Malta before the lockdown was enforced. 
Homeschool assignment for the day: History lesson 1

Homeschool assignment for the day: History lesson 1

Gladstone Primary Academy have shared some of their home-school assignments with us so that we can share them with you. Today's lesson is history.
Peterborough community pitching in to arrange scrubs and masks for NHS staff

Peterborough community pitching in to arrange scrubs and masks for NHS staff

NHS staff has raised concerns of shortage of protective equipment to treat patients during coronavirus. Therefore, a charity is collecting masks and gloves, while one bridal dressmaker is stitching scrubs for the medical staff.
Coronavirus: Eight deaths at Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough hospitals

Coronavirus: Eight deaths at Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough hospitals

Eight people have now died at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Peterborough City Hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus, a spokesperson has said.
Poll Results: What (other than family and friends) will you miss most during social distancing?

Poll Results: What (other than family and friends) will you miss most during social distancing?

Our poll results are pretty evenly split today - with nearly 300 votes cast, looks like we're missing restaurants, pubs and sport in almost equal amounts!