Newcastle practice JDDK Architecture has won a top award for their 6m refurbishment of one of England's best-preserved Cromwellian mansions. The Sue Ryder Hospice at Grade I listed Thorpe Hall is based within a Grade II listed landscape on the western edge of Peterborough.
Visitors to the new Cancer Wellbeing Service will see some great new support facilities available to them, which will specifically help people living with and beyond cancer. The service was launched in September and is based in the Robert Horrell Macmillan Centre at Peterborough City Hospital.
Families visiting Baytree Owl and Wildlife Centre at Weston can get half-price admission to the popular tourist attraction ... as long as they are happy to donate a Christmas chocolate selection box. Owl centre manager Mark Birdsall explained: "We are holding a selection box drive for the children's ward at Peterborough City Hospital."
A crackdown on health tourism has seen a sharp rise in payments from overseas visitors for treatment they have received at Peterborough City Hospital. The Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is now collecting 95 per cent of chargeable income from overseas visitors, up from 37 per cent in 2012.
Councillors voted to approve the deal with central government that will see a multi-million pound investment in housing and infrastructure Councillors South Cambrigdeshire District Council last night to approve a new devolution deal that promises bring nearly 800 million investment to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region. The Council is the latest local authority to back proposals that will include a 30 year 600 million investment for economic growth and infrastructure and 100 million housing fund.
Neil Doverty, chief operating officer, said: "Emergency staff at Peterborough City Hospital are admitting and treating a high number of patients who require our urgent attention. "It is essential that members of the public think about the treatment they need for minor ailments or injuries before arriving at our Emergency Department, which should only be used for urgent and critical conditions.
Emergency services were called to the incident in Ugg Mere Court Road at about 9.50am on Tuesday . According to Cambridgeshire police it is believed that the man, in his 50s, had been standing on boarding when the accident occurred, possibly slipping or the boards giving way.
Peterborough City Council has voted for a devolution deal with authorities in Cambridgeshire which would include an elected mayor for the first time. Councillors this evening backed the deal which would introduce a new combined authority made up of a representative from each of the county's seven councils and the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership.
The Burghley House Preservation Trust has appeared in court over the death of an employee at the house in July 2014. The trust is charged with failing to ensure the welfare of butler Arthur Mellar who was crushed in a lift and later passed away from his injuries at Peterborough City Hospital.
Newly released figures show that a combined authority for the county will cost A 674,000 to run, with a cost of A 146,000 to set up. An election for a mayor would also cost A 756,000, and the mayor's office would cost A 135,000 in the first year.