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Peterborough Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Tanning shops in Peterborough reopen for customers

Tanning shops in Peterborough reopen for customers

R &R Tanning in Bretton centre welcomed its first customers on Monday, June 15, after more than three months, as tanning shops in Peterborough look to reopen post lockdown.
Age UK charity shop re-welcoming customers and donations

Age UK charity shop re-welcoming customers and donations

Charity shops in Peterborough are gradually lifting their shutters after months of being closed due to the lockdown, as non-essential retail reopens across the UK from earlier this week.
East of England predicted to lose 26% of creative jobs

East of England predicted to lose 26% of creative jobs

New research from Oxford Economics projects a 26% loss of creative jobs in the East of England as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Patients reminded to wear face coverings if attending hospital sites

Patients reminded to wear face coverings if attending hospital sites

Patients are being reminded to take and wear their own face coverings when attending local hospital sites.
Independents at Peterborough's Arcade enjoy 'best retail Monday'

Independents at Peterborough's Arcade enjoy 'best retail Monday'

Despite some being nervous, independent retailers at Peterborough's Westgate Arcade have had a positive start as non-essential retail opens up post-lockdown. Some businesses have shared their experiences.
Clinical trial finds drug that cuts death rates for Covid patients

Clinical trial finds drug that cuts death rates for Covid patients

An Oxford University trial that saw huge recruitment success from Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke hospitals has found a drug that reduces the number of deaths of Covid-19 patients on ventilators by up to one-third.
Community cafe providing hundreds of free meals to residents

Community cafe providing hundreds of free meals to residents

The west Raven community café and garden in Hampton Court, Westwood, Peterborough, continues meal support for local residents throughout lockdown – despite being closed to visitors.
Local NHS trust record 'significant rise in sickness' due to coronavirus

Local NHS trust record 'significant rise in sickness' due to coronavirus

Figures released  by North West Anglia Foundation Trust (NWAFT) reveal, staff sickness at trust hospitals including Peterborough city hospital has been impacted due to the pandemic, with the rate rising significantly during the lockdown. 
No brown bin collection this week in Peterborough

No brown bin collection this week in Peterborough

Due to staffing issues, monthly garden waste collections in Peterborough will not go ahead this week, Peterborough City Council has informed. But the service is likely to resume back to normal from June 22.
Peterborough mosques not reopening

Peterborough mosques not reopening

The Joint Mosque Council in Peterborough has confirmed, all five mosques will remain closed until further notice for members of public.