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Coronavirus: extra money for county adult social care providers

Coronavirus: extra money for county adult social care providers

Adult social care providers will be paid 10pc extra by Cambridgeshire County Council during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Video: Nine-year-old drums 'We Will Rock You' for NHS staff

Video: Nine-year-old drums 'We Will Rock You' for NHS staff

Thousands joined in once again across the city yesterday evening to clap for the NHS and other key workers in appreciation of their efforts.
Video: Clap for Carers across the city

Video: Clap for Carers across the city

Peterborough City Hospital organised an emergency services round of applause last night in the weekly Clap for Carers.
Coronavirus: Telephone and video calling is the new face-to-face

Coronavirus: Telephone and video calling is the new face-to-face

GP's surgeries have had to transform the way they work in just three weeks to try to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Homeschool assignment for the day: Super Science

Homeschool assignment for the day: Super Science

Gladstone Primary Academy have shared some of their home-school assignments with us so that we can share them with you. Today we're doing science... but fun science!
Peterborough Chinese community raises £3000 for City Hospital

Peterborough Chinese community raises £3000 for City Hospital

Peterborough's Chinese community has raised three thousand pounds for the city hospital, as a thank you to all the frontline NHS staff. Also, Janson Hong, a Chinese supermarket on Bridge Street has contributed snacks, fruits and energy drinks to the staff. 
Coronavirus: £14.6m grant for county council Covid response

Coronavirus: £14.6m grant for county council Covid response

Cambridgeshire County Council has received £14.6 million from the government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus lockdown extended for at least three more weeks

Coronavirus lockdown extended for at least three more weeks

The foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced an extension of the coronavirus lockdown in response to the virus on Thursday’s press briefing, for at least another three weeks.
Increased number of students to start 'first-choice' school in September

Increased number of students to start 'first-choice' school in September

An increased number of students in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire have been offered their first preference for primary school this year. 
Poll Results: Which continents are you in contact with?

Poll Results: Which continents are you in contact with?

We suspected our poll was going to give us a range of answers, but some of them definitely surprised us...