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Revealed - Google data shows how well Peterborough is sticking to lockdown rules

Revealed - Google data shows how well Peterborough is sticking to lockdown rules

The number of people using shops and recreational facilities has fallen by almost half compared to the average, new Google data has revealed.
'Stricter' three tier system to replace Lockdown 2.0

'Stricter' three tier system to replace Lockdown 2.0

A stricter tier system, the reopening of hospitality and the possibility of hugging your loved ones - Boris Johnson shines light on the new rules from December 2. 
Nene Valley Railway appeals for donations to stay full-steam ahead

Nene Valley Railway appeals for donations to stay full-steam ahead

Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has appealed for help from residents of Peterborough and the surrounding areas after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the business off track.
Lockdowns 'backlog' as some non-emergency procedures postponed for second time

Lockdowns 'backlog' as some non-emergency procedures postponed for second time

The fall-out of the two Covid lockdowns is again starting to be felt in our health services, as some non-essential outpatient appointments that were put back earlier this year have been postponed again - for at least three months.
Limited household mixing to be permitted across UK for Christmas

Limited household mixing to be permitted across UK for Christmas

A relaxation of coronavirus restrictions “for a small number of days” over Christmas will allow a limited level of mixing between households across the UK.
How does the second lockdown affect tradespeople working at your home?

How does the second lockdown affect tradespeople working at your home?

With the end of the second national lockdown still ten days away - at least - what does this mean in terms of having a tradesperson visit your home to carry out work?
Government urged not to let ‘everything loose’ over Christmas

Government urged not to let ‘everything loose’ over Christmas

The Government has been urged not to let “everything loose” in the lead-up to Christmas after it emerged that families could be allowed to meet for up to a week as part of a UK-wide relaxation of coronavirus rules.
Covid-19 vaccine’s safety to be taken ‘very seriously’ by regulators

Covid-19 vaccine’s safety to be taken ‘very seriously’ by regulators

Regulators will take the safety of any new coronavirus vaccine “very seriously” and be rigorous looking at the data, a former government chief scientific adviser has said.
Let's Make a Difference proud of lights switch on nomination

Let's Make a Difference proud of lights switch on nomination

People can vote for their favourite team to be a special guest at Peterborough's city centre Christmas lights switch on this year, going ahead virtually due to the lockdown restrictions on December 2. 
Regional differences mean East of England cases rise despite R rate drop

Regional differences mean East of England cases rise despite R rate drop

The reproduction value has dropped for the East of England this week, but data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows rates are rising.