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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Risk of spreading Covid-19 via Christmas cards "remains minimal", says expert

Risk of spreading Covid-19 via Christmas cards "remains minimal", says expert

No need to worry about sending Christmas cards to friends and loved ones - an academic has described transmission risk as "low".
Bretton community comes together to support older residents

Bretton community comes together to support older residents

Kind hearted Bretton Residents have pulled together to guard against the gloomy feelings of winter and lockdown affecting a lot of people especially those who are retired. 
Spending review: Covid has caused 'lasting damage' to UK

Spending review: Covid has caused 'lasting damage' to UK

The economic emergency caused by coronavirus has only just begun and there will be “lasting damage” to the UK, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said as he set out his Spending Review.
Peterborough retailer swaps Black Friday deals with charity donations

Peterborough retailer swaps Black Friday deals with charity donations

This weekend, a Peterborough retailer is swapping Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers with donations from sales proceeds to local charity Anna’s Hope. 
National living wage hourly increase to £8.91 - and other highlights of the spending review

National living wage hourly increase to £8.91 - and other highlights of the spending review

Peterborough workers will be among those to see an increase in the national living wage of 19p an hour, following the government spending review.
Covid infections declining in most neighbourhoods - but new hotspots emerge

Covid infections declining in most neighbourhoods - but new hotspots emerge

Most neighbourhoods in Peterborough have seen a fall in the number of Covid-19 cases, with two notable exceptions.
Who is eligible for rapid Covid-19 testing?

Who is eligible for rapid Covid-19 testing?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that rapid Covid-19 testing will be going ahead in a number of sectors across the UK, with some already underway.
Government spending review to hit 'lowest paid and savers'

Government spending review to hit 'lowest paid and savers'

Almost 20% of Peterborough residents could be affected by the government spending review due to take place this week as it is predicted to hit low-paid workers and savers the hardest.
Coronavirus case rates fall in Peterborough but experts urge caution

Coronavirus case rates fall in Peterborough but experts urge caution

The latest figures suggest that Covid-19 case rates have started to fall across the East of England.
Career clinics to advise on opportunities within the NHS

Career clinics to advise on opportunities within the NHS

Do you wish to work for the NHS? North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is holding a series of career clinics throughout December for members of the public interested in working in the National Health Service.