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Huntingdonshire District Council has welcomed a planned electoral review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

Arsonists set fire to a petrol station shop in Spaldwick in the early hours of Saturday.

Fireifghters tackle a peat blaze in Holme.

Firefighters were called after a blaze broke out in a nature reserve on Saturday.

Blue Vision Twirling Troupe

A baton-twirling team from Huntingdon has topped off a successful year of competition with Kerrin Gilbody from the troupe being crowned Miss UK Federation of Majorettes Deputy.

Valerie Taylor with the mayor of Huntingdon, Councillor Bill Hensley, cutting the ribbon.

Staff at a pre-school have welcomed the opening of a new space for the children.

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St Neots News

Yesterday, 08:54
Huntingdonshire District Council

Huntingdonshire District Council has welcomed a planned electoral review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

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Arsonists set fire to a petrol station shop in Spaldwick in the early hours of Saturday.

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Pointless duo

Being able to recall obscure facts and knowledge proved to be a winning formula for St Neots man Kris Griffiths who won a share of the jackpot on the TV show Pointless which aired last Thursday.

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Jack Ledsham has outgrown his current power wheelchair

The mother of a disabled teenager from St Neots is appealing to the public to help her raise the money to buy a new powered wheelchair.

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Jo Gacon and John Foster survey the damage.

Skateboarders in St Neots are appealing to the public for help after discovering their ramp at the Riverside Park has become so damaged that it is now unusable.

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Business News

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The eastern region’s premier housing provider has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards.

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Traditional Fish and Chips, in St Neots.

Traditional Fish and Chips in St Neots has been shortlisted as one of the top chippies in the UK in the 2016 National Fish and Chip Awards.

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Shire Hall Cambridge.

Internet users are being warned to be aware of anything that looks too good to be true.

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Just Cards, in St Ives, have won Best Independent Greeting Cards Retailer in East Anglia, owners (l-r) Maureen, and Tom O'Connell.

Just Cards in St Ives has been named the best card shop in East Anglia.

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Planning officials at Huntingdonshire District Council will consider the plans.

St Ives Town Council says JD Wetherespoon’s plan to open a new pub would make the town “less attractive” to shoppers.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Owen King

Not many people can say that they have completed over 180 marathons and 200 half marathons.

Tom Johnson batting for Yelling in their victory over Needingworth. Picture: MATT POWER PHOTOGRAPHY

One local team boosted their promotion hopes by denting those of another in a Saturday showdown.

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Tariq Aziz bowling for Godmanchester in their top-of-the-table triumph at Wisbech on Saturday. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

Godmanchester captain Matt Pateman insists the Tucker Gardner League Division One title race is far from over despite his side sampling success in the biggest game of the season so far.

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Molly Harper (front) and Zoe Anderson (back) row for the host club in the St Neots Rowing Club 150th Anniversary Regatta. Picture: MATT POWER PHOTOGRAPHY

St Neots Rowing Club’s 150th Anniversary Regatta proved to be a roaring success – thanks to 1,500 rowers taking part in almost 500 races.

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At Mount Cook, in New Zealand,

With two world records, 56,500 miles and 71 countries over six continents Huntingdon born Rhys Lawrey has become the youngest person to go around the world on a motorbike.

Jim Osborne judges the flowers at the  Ramsey and District Horticultrual Soc. show at the Ramsey Rural Museum. July 25 2015

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Gardening enthusiasts and novices were invited to learn about the craft and display their work at the Ramsey Horticultural Society Show.

Gallery:Circus act wows crowds in Huntingdon

Monday, July 27, 2015
Lucie Abbott with Dave the baloon man at the BID Huntingdon event in Huntingdon town centre. July 25 2015

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A slice of Covent Garden came to Huntingdon town centre at the weekend with a top Tanzanian acrobatic troupe showing off their skills.

Gallery:Festival hits all the right notes

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Buckfest, Buckden, visitors (l-r) Sam Pond, Bev Young, and Claire Webb,

This year’s Buckfest was the most successful in the event’s five-year history, according to organisers.

Hinchingbrooke School PD Day, Sixth Form students getting sponged,

Students and staff at Hinchingbrooke School came together to celebrate the school’s 450th anniversary.

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Lightning over St Neots captured by Roger Skillin

Huntingdonshire escaped the worst of the rain overnight as thunderstorms swept through Cambridgeshire.

With the new academic year fast approaching, Huntingdonshire Regional College can help you to progress your career with a range of part-time adult courses.

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