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Your chance to fire questions at NHS bosses

Your chance to fire questions at NHS bosses

Have your say on health issues at the virtual Annual Public Meeting for North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.
Woodston Primary School confirms positive coronavirus case

Woodston Primary School confirms positive coronavirus case

Woodston Primary School has sent a letter home to parents of Year 5 pupils explaining a child within the year group bubble has tested positive for Covid-19.
Weather: Sunny week draws to a close with wind and rain

Weather: Sunny week draws to a close with wind and rain

This week autumn officially arrived, bringing wind, rain and a drop in temperatures to Peterborough.
Quiz show experience wasn't Pointless for Peterborough teacher

Quiz show experience wasn't Pointless for Peterborough teacher

A Peterborough primary school teacher will for once be hoping for low scores in a test when he appears on a hit TV gameshow next week.
Inspiring sustainability speakers present free online events

Inspiring sustainability speakers present free online events

The green accreditation scheme Investors in the Environment (iiE), which was launched by the sustainability charity PECT in 2010, is celebrating a decade of environmental achievements by running a series of free online events to inspire and encourage action against climate change.
Disabled youngster is new star of Peterborough underpass

Disabled youngster is new star of Peterborough underpass

A brilliant new piece at one of Peterborough's street art landmarks has depicted the inspirational life of a disabled youngster.
Old Fletton Primary School latest to confirm Covid-19 case

Old Fletton Primary School latest to confirm Covid-19 case

Old Fletton Primary School is the latest to confirm a case of Covid-19, with children who came into contact with the person now staying home for 14 days.
Most vulnerable 'let down' by new track and trace app

Most vulnerable 'let down' by new track and trace app

The new NHS Covid-19 app has launched across the UK but Peterborough residents are concerned about faults in the system – and that users need an up-to-date phone to be able to download it.
Job Support scheme to help business survive 'tough' winter months

Job Support scheme to help business survive 'tough' winter months

“I can’t promise everyone can go back to the job that they used to have”. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said while announcing a new Job Support Scheme for employees that will commence from November 1, once the furlough scheme ends, in a bid to help workers and businesses hit by coronavirus restrictions.  
PCC forming Cycling and Walking Group to help pedestrians and cyclists on roads

PCC forming Cycling and Walking Group to help pedestrians and cyclists on roads

Peterborough City Council has approved the creation of a Cycling and Walking Working Group in order to temporarily reallocate road space in favour of pedestrians and cyclists.