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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Can Peterborough's economy recover from COVID-19 in a greener way?

Can Peterborough's economy recover from COVID-19 in a greener way?

Peterborough has long been pledging to become the UK's Environment Capital - making environmental friendliness a priority in the city.
Woman, 82, 'feels proud' after making 100 scrubs for NHS staff

Woman, 82, 'feels proud' after making 100 scrubs for NHS staff

Peterborough-resident, Janet Haygen, 82, says she is proud of herself for making 100 scrubs for the NHS staff – something that has helped her beat depression and loneliness during the lockdown. 
Hajj plans on hold for Peterborians as Saudi restricts worshippers

Hajj plans on hold for Peterborians as Saudi restricts worshippers

The Muslim community in Peterborough and local travel agents have been impacted as the Saudi government has announced the pilgrimage of Hajj will go ahead this year amid the pandemic - but only for locals living in the Kingdom.
Council considers further support for Fenland leisure centres

Council considers further support for Fenland leisure centres

Fenland District Council is being asked to agree further financial support for Freedom Leisure to help Fenland’s leisure centres bounce back following the lockdown period.
New model of support for care homes across Peterborough

New model of support for care homes across Peterborough

Peterborough's public bodies will work together to help prevent a lack of PPE in care homes occurring in the future
Public 'cheers' as Peterborough pubs prepare to re-open

Public 'cheers' as Peterborough pubs prepare to re-open

It’s time for a pint or two as the national 'hi-beer-nation' begins to end - here are details of some Peterborough pubs who are getting ready to re-open
Peterborough hairdressers and barbers prepare for re-opening

Peterborough hairdressers and barbers prepare for re-opening

Hair salons and barber shops will be allowed to open from July 4 under the new government guidance, and Peterborough salons are ready to welcome their customers back.
Peterborough City Hospital thanks Team Rubicon charity for pandemic support

Peterborough City Hospital thanks Team Rubicon charity for pandemic support

Peterborough City Hospital staff were provided with invaluable support to ease the pressure of the pandemic from Team Rubicon UK, an organisation run by volunteers.
Mother praises children's hospice for helping daughter during lockdown

Mother praises children's hospice for helping daughter during lockdown

Mother-of-two Kirsty Carlin, 35, of Peterborough, has praised East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) for their commitment to her daughter Libby, two, despite not being able to see her during lockdown.
Which cafes and restaurants are opening in Peterborough?

Which cafes and restaurants are opening in Peterborough?

As lockdown eases, cafes and restaurants in Peterborough are gearing up to offer dining-in service once again from July 4 - although safety measures will be in place, including limited seating.