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Coronavirus video round-up: latest figures, increase in road traffic

Coronavirus video round-up: latest figures, increase in road traffic

A bite-size look at some of the coronavirus stories you may have missed
Peterborough's The Little Sensory Box gets boost from Theo Paphitis

Peterborough's The Little Sensory Box gets boost from Theo Paphitis

Peterborough-based business, The Little Sensory Box, has seen a boost in sales and supporters after TV entrepreneur Theo Paphitis shared one of their tweets to his nearly 500,000 followers.
Peterborough Pride cancels summer celebrations

Peterborough Pride cancels summer celebrations

The Peterborough Pride celebration set to take place over two weeks in June and July has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Peterborough woman encourages I Will Survive sing-song

Peterborough woman encourages I Will Survive sing-song

A woman in Peterborough is encouraging people to get together and sing to keep spirits high.
Homeschool assignment for the day: Weekday writing

Homeschool assignment for the day: Weekday writing

Gladstone Primary Academy have shared some of their home-school assignments with us so that we can share them with you. Today's lesson is English.
Gluten-free products fly off the shelves leaving 'disaster' for coeliacs

Gluten-free products fly off the shelves leaving 'disaster' for coeliacs

As pasta, flour and bread have been swept off the shelves, coeliacs who already struggle with what they can and cannot eat are facing difficulty over their weekly shop.
COMMENT: Cherishing childhood

COMMENT: Cherishing childhood

I decided to write this week's column about my five-year-old daughter Eliza, with whom I'm spending a lot of time at the moment for obvious reasons.
Cambridgeshire food banks see 30,000 items donated in 14 days

Cambridgeshire food banks see 30,000 items donated in 14 days

Food banks in Cambridgeshire received 30,000 items in two weeks after an appeal for more donations.
Peterborough accountants advise on Self-Employment

Peterborough accountants advise on Self-Employment

Linda Carr, a Peterborough based accountant, has joined the Accountants Mastermind Group (set up by Simon Chaplin of Greenstones) to provide advice and support for employers and self-employed people during the coronavirus pandemic.
'Sound of Peterborough' on Spotify notes rapper Dappy as Number 1

'Sound of Peterborough' on Spotify notes rapper Dappy as Number 1

Peterborough's Spotify playlist has suggested that people from the city have a particular affinity for British rapper Dappy.