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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Bretton worst affected by coronavirus deaths among Peterborough locations

Bretton worst affected by coronavirus deaths among Peterborough locations

Bretton was the area worst affected by deaths from Covid-19 between March 1 and May 31, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Outdoor sessions in high demand at Peterborough’s new gym

Outdoor sessions in high demand at Peterborough’s new gym

A new luxury fitness space, The Borough Club House in Fletton Quays in Peterborough, was all set for a spring launch this year, until the lockdown postponed its plans. It has now started 'outdoor sessions' for clients, which are turning out to be quite popular.
Morrisons donates £7,000 to support rough sleepers

Morrisons donates £7,000 to support rough sleepers

The Light Project Peterborough, which has been supporting rough sleepers in the city, has received a £7,000 grant from Morrison's Foundation to help the charity continue their work during the lockdown. 
City Council Employment Committee hold first online meeting

City Council Employment Committee hold first online meeting

Peterborough City Council Employment Committee held its first ever online meeting on Thursday, June 18, as more elements of the process of local democracy become a part of the ‘new normal’. 
Peterborough Buddhist centre has no plans to reopen

Peterborough Buddhist centre has no plans to reopen

Drolma Buddhist centre in Dogsthorpe has announced it will not be re-opening anytime soon because their rooms are too small to implement social distancing.
Peterborough Lido 'unlikely to open again this year'

Peterborough Lido 'unlikely to open again this year'

Peterborough Lido may not open this season warn the council as they get to grips with taking over from leisure providers Vivacity.
'Devastated' Vivacity hands services back to city council

'Devastated' Vivacity hands services back to city council

Vivacity has announced today that it is transferring the city's libraries, the Key Theatre, the museum, Flag Fen and health and leisure facilities across Peterborough back to the city council due to the financial impact of Covid-19.
Social distanced cafe culture on the cards

Social distanced cafe culture on the cards

A European-style 'cafe culture' could be coming to Peterborough as the city council looks to help struggling businesses within the hospitality sector to reopen their doors.
Meningitis jabs to resume after being halted during lockdown

Meningitis jabs to resume after being halted during lockdown

Cambridgeshire Community services have restarted the School Aged Immunisation Programme for Meningitis and DTP Vaccinations for Year 9 students after they were paused due to lockdown.
Peterborough Cathedral reopening for private prayer

Peterborough Cathedral reopening for private prayer

The Cathedral has announced its decision to reopen its doors for worshippers from Monday, June 22 for private prayer and reflection, with social distancing measures.