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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Peterborough schools getting ready for covid-safe return in September

Peterborough schools getting ready for covid-safe return in September

School and college leaders across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire are getting ready to welcome back pupils across all year groups in September, with teachers saying they ‘can’t wait to see pupils again for the first time in many months.
Coronavirus: Furlough figures increase for Peterborough

Coronavirus: Furlough figures increase for Peterborough

More than a quarter of all workers in Peterborough have been furloughed according to the latest government data - and the figure is rising.
Peterborough Truckfest: Everything you need to know

Peterborough Truckfest: Everything you need to know

Truckfest returns to the East of England Arena in Peterborough this bank holiday weekend, and organisers are confident they have done everything they can to keep visitors safe.
Coronavirus: What to expect from a return to school

Coronavirus: What to expect from a return to school

School life is likely to be very different when some - if not all - of our pupils return in September.
Peterborough to Oxfordshire: What's a British holiday really like?

Peterborough to Oxfordshire: What's a British holiday really like?

Having not been anywhere since early March, the Bakers were desperate for a small break this week - above all I wanted to see how many differences I would see because of Covid (BOC)
Chiquito Peterborough reopening amidst closure risk

Chiquito Peterborough reopening amidst closure risk

Popular Mexican food joint, Chiquito will be welcoming back customers at the Peterborough branch from Monday, August 24 post lockdown after facing closure risk.
Tougher measures ahead of Bank Holiday to tackle illegal gatherings

Tougher measures ahead of Bank Holiday to tackle illegal gatherings

Peterborough residents are warned after a new criminal offence for people organising or facilitating unlawful gatherings and breaching social distancing restrictions comes into force on Friday August 28, 2020, the Home Office has said. 
Deepings Lions Duck Race going ahead virtually

Deepings Lions Duck Race going ahead virtually

Preparations are underway for the annual 'Duck Race' to be held on September 6 in Market Deepings, just outside Peterborough. This time, it's going to be a virtual event to adhere with the pandemic restrictions and will be raising funds for 'SENSE', a charity that supports deaf blind children.
Co-op travel branches reopen under new management post lockdown

Co-op travel branches reopen under new management post lockdown

Two former Central England Co-operative Travel Branches in Cambridgeshire, including one in Peterborough reopen under Midcounties Co-operative post lockdown.    
‘The MamaKind Club' helping mums cope with lockdown stress

‘The MamaKind Club' helping mums cope with lockdown stress

Peterborough mums are joining a ‘mindfulness club’ to help them cope with the stress and challenges of Covid-19.