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Nation to applaud Tom for £13m NHS walk

Nation to applaud Tom for £13m NHS walk

Army veteran Captain Tom Moore has completed 100 lengths of his garden in Bedfordshire and raised more than £13 million for the NHS. He will be applauded along with the NHS heroes on Thursday at 8 PM. 
Coronavirus: Peterborough teachers are headband heroes

Coronavirus: Peterborough teachers are headband heroes

Two Arts and Textiles teachers from Arthur Mellows Village College have become headband heroes, making "multiple hundreds" of headbands and laundry bags for keyworkers on the frontline.
Peterborough Matters April 15: What you've said

Peterborough Matters April 15: What you've said

We love hearing from you – whether you're raising serious concerns or sharing a joke – so here's some of the social media chatter from our Facebook and Instagram pages from yesterday.
More than 250 people supported by Coronavirus hub in Peterborough

More than 250 people supported by Coronavirus hub in Peterborough

Coronavirus Support Hub set-up on April 2 by Peterborough City Council  has helped more than 250 people, including many vulnerable and lonely residents. They have been helped and supported with food and medical provisions and benefit support. 
Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

With reduced noise pollution across the city there have been a few comments about being able to hear more birdsong and, with this new bird-feeder, Aaron Horton has given some of the birds in his garden a bit more to sing about. He sent us a picture and we made it our picture of the day!
Peterborough hospital records 17% drop in A & E figures

Peterborough hospital records 17% drop in A & E figures

Figures released by NHS England show a 29pc reduction in the number of people attending Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments across the UK. Peterborough City Hospital has recorded a 17pc reduction in attendance.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way!

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way!

In these challenging and uncertain times our solicitors are coming up with novel and interesting ways of ensuring we can still provide our wills service to clients as safely as possible.
Community groups, charities, local council extend support to domestic abuse victims

Community groups, charities, local council extend support to domestic abuse victims

Extra efforts are being put in to help victims of domestic abuse access support during the lockdown, including a video produced by Cambridgeshire Deaf Association using sign language for the hard of hearing victims. 
Homeschool Assignment for the Day: Geography

Homeschool Assignment for the Day: Geography

Gladstone Primary Academy have shared some of their home-school assignments with us so that we can share them with you.
Coronavirus video roundup:  Tips for teenagers and parents, key questions on WHO

Coronavirus video roundup: Tips for teenagers and parents, key questions on WHO

The latest coronavirus video news including tips for parents and teenagers and the WHO latest