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Yesterday, 15:47
St Peters School, Huntingdon,

Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed that it is working with St Peter’s School following the confirmation of a case of tuberculosis.

Royal Air Force Wyton excercised its right to the freedom of Huntingdon on Sunday.

Servicemen and women from RAF Wyton exercised their freedom of Huntingdon on Sunday with a parade through the town.

Anthony White

The family of a former lift engineer is appealing to his former workmates for help after he died from a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos decades before symptoms began to appear.

Bomber Command Veterans Day, at Godmanchester Commrades Club,

The last-surviving airman who took part in the Dam Busters raid was among guests at a special Bomber Command Veteran’s Day held in Godmanchester on Saturday.

The Sun pub, Hartford Road, Huntingdon.

A plan to convert a former Hartford pub into five homes has been thrown out due to parking problems.

St Neots News

Mon, 13:16
President Mick Marks presents Isabella Fleming with her certificate.

A young writer from St Neots has been crowned the winner of Young Writer in Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland’s national competition.

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An inquest into the death of a 62-year-old man who suffered a fall outside a St Neots pub has been opened.

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St Neots Armed Forces Day, Standard Bearers (l-r) Alan Argyle, and Albert Hayes, chatting with Reggie Argyle, and Zack Argyle,

St Neots was transported to a bygone era on Saturday as the town marked Armed Forces Day.

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St Neots Pill Box, (l-r) Chairman of the Trustees at St Neots Museum Peter Ibbett, Mayor Derek Giles, and Dr Mike Osborne.

A leading historian has thrown his weight behind a campaign to save an historic Second World War pill box in St Neots.

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Smoke from a house fire in Arnhem Close, Eaton Ford on Wednesday morning. Picture: TOMMO NEWTON

Firefighters were called to a blaze in Eaton Ford yesterday (Wednesday) after a tumble dryer caught fire.

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Sport

Yesterday, 21:40
New St Ives Town signing Lee Chaffey. Picture: LOUISE THOMPSON

Manager Ricky Marheineke has continued his St Ives Town revamp ahead of their first season in the Southern League Premier Division.

Kevin Bowers was one of the successful Hunts skippers.

One Huntingdonshire team reigned last Saturday – but the other was stopped in their tracks by rain.

St Ivo School Under 12 Girls celebrate winning the National Schools' Cup.

A second St Ivo School team is celebrating National Schools’ Cup glory after mounting a stunning comeback.

The Hunts women's team pictured ahead of their Donald Steward Trophy victory against Norfolk along with English Women's Bowling Federation president Daphne Meats (front, second right). Picture: HELEN DRAKE

It was a case of third time lucky for Huntingdonshire’s leading ladies.

James Dean bowls for Godmanchester during victory against Ramsey yesterday. Picture: HELEN DRAKE

It was glory for Godmanchester in the battle of the two most recent sets of Tucker Gardner League Division One champions yesterday.

What's On

Yesterday, 12:15
The Mechanicals

William Shakespeare was known for pushing the boundaries of theatre, and now, 400 years later, so too is Oliver Scott – a director combining three of the Bard’s plays into one spectacular production.

Flight Path

Flight Path by Ian Andrew

Lego Club, St Neots Library, organised by (right) Richard Slade, helping Finn and Seb,

A toy enthusiast from Eynesbury is rediscovering an old past time with the help of Lego fans in the town.

Recommended DVD of the Week

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours (12)

King Lear is at the Cambridge Arts Theatre this month

A female soldier stands centre stage, aims her rifle at the audience and fires. This is the startling, if puzzling, opening of the new production of King Lear. The shooter is in fact Cordelia, the young daughter of the mythical monarch of Britain. She will (spoiler alert!) come to a sticky end as do all but two of the characters in Shakespeare’s very strange, very dark, very long play.

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