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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Hays Travel suffers job cuts, but no update for Peterborough yet

Hays Travel suffers job cuts, but no update for Peterborough yet

The future of the Hays travel branch in Peterborough remains unclear after the travel company announced on Monday, August 3, nearly 900 jobs are to be cut as a result of the pandemic. 
Council recruiting waste staff to meet rising demand from households

Council recruiting waste staff to meet rising demand from households

Peterborough City Council is recruiting additional waste collectors, including refuse drivers and loaders .This is to ensure; the service continues to run smoothly after an increased amount of refuse is being collected from households since the lockdown. 
Where you can be tested for coronavirus this week

Where you can be tested for coronavirus this week

Mobile coronavirus testing is to be offered again across Peterborough this week.
Increased visits from outside Peterborough force more tip ID checks

Increased visits from outside Peterborough force more tip ID checks

Increased ID checks are taking place at the Household Recycling Centre in Fengate to restrict access to local residents only
Coronavirus: Budget setting process altered due to extraordinary pressures

Coronavirus: Budget setting process altered due to extraordinary pressures

A presentation of budget proposals for Peterborough City Council was amended at the last moment because of the extraordinary circumstances facing local authorities following COVID-19.
Rule breakers and followers - a lot to do with personality

Rule breakers and followers - a lot to do with personality

To summarise last week’s article, the group with which we identify (in this case as a rule follower or breaker) greatly impacts our ability to remain rationale, un-biased and neutral
Peterborough soldiers deliver coronavirus testing to support NHS

Peterborough soldiers deliver coronavirus testing to support NHS

Peterborough soldiers are amongst around 2,700 Armed Forces personnel who have been helping with the government's national testing programme, delivering Covid-19 testing.
Visiting restrictions relaxed at PCH from Monday

Visiting restrictions relaxed at PCH from Monday

Visiting restrictions at Peterborough City Hospital will be partially lifted from Monday, August 3, as the number of Covid-19 positive patients has reduced.
Coronavirus: PM Boris Johnson 'squeezes brake pedal' and delays reopenings

Coronavirus: PM Boris Johnson 'squeezes brake pedal' and delays reopenings

Bowling alleys, casinos and close-contact services such as some beauty salons must remain closed for another fortnight, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.
What does the pausing of the shielding programme mean for vulnerable residents?

What does the pausing of the shielding programme mean for vulnerable residents?

Peterborough City Council's Director of Public Health has issued guidance to residents listed as "clinically extremely vulnerable" as the government's shielding programme pauses nationally from August 1.