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James Palmer

James Palmer has announced his candidacy of the new role of mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and says he hopes the new devolved authority will give “more power to those who understand the needs of the area”.

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Adam Stretton and Jet.

A talented agility dog from Huntingdon and his owner have qualified for the prestigious Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes finals in London later this month.

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Hinchingbrooke Hospital,

A new centre which will support and care for people who have been sexually assaulted is to open in Huntingdon on December 14.

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Cambridgeshire 's police and fire services are exploring closer working opportunities.

Cambridgeshire’s police and crime commissioner, Jason Ablewhite, has moved a step closer to taking on responsibility for the county’s fire and rescue service after it was agreed to develop a joint business case looking at closer collaboration between the two emergency services.

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A pensioner who ‘abused and controlled’ his wife over a number of years has been given a suspended sentence.

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St Neots Round Table members with Pudsey, collecting for Children in Need.

Volunteers from the St Neots Round Table collected more than £300 for Children in Need appeal.

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St Neots mayor Derek Giles at the wrapping session.

Volunteers, including the mayor of St Neots, attended a gift wrapping session to support the Tesco Little Boxes Campaign.

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Cheetahs at Hamerton Zoo Park

Hamerton Zoo Park has issued a warning to visitors, after a member of the public climbed a barrier to get closer to the cheetah enclosure.

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UK Power Networks

Hundreds of homes were left without power in Huntingdon and Godmanchester today (Thursday) after a power cut.

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Medway Centre, in Huntingdon.

After years of negotiations, Huntingdon Town Council has voted to agree a deal between the authority and Huntingdonshire District Council for the exchange of buildings that will allow for redevelopment of key sites.

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Dr Nik Johnson has announced he will stand for the role of mayor of the devolved authority for Cambridgeshire.

A doctor from Hinchingbrooke Hospital has announced his intention to stand as a candidate for the newly created position of mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Firefighters rescued a dog that was stuck in a rabbit warren in St Neots

Reports of people calling the emergency services to help animals are increasing, according to figures from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Huntingdon Railway Station,

Commuters in Huntingdonshire affected by rail delays of 15 minutes will be able to claim compensation for the first time, following new rules announced by government.

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Staff and children at Foxes Out of School Club

There was cause for celebration at an after-school club in Ramsey, after its latest Ofsted report came back rating it as outstanding.

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Community Champion Aylce Barber with Shirley Newton and Penny and Ken Bunting.

Huntingdon Town Council welcomed more than 120 people to its annual Pensioners’ Christmas Lunch at the Medway Centre on December 2.

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Godmanchester Running Club are preparing for their annual Santa Chase.

Godmanchester Running Club’s first-ever Santa Chase proved so successful that the event is set to return again this month.

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Kay and Peter Hewitt

An elderly couple from St Ives say they are fearful after their van’s tyre was slashed, and an anonymous letter telling them to “get on with dying” was posted through their front door.

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Runners from team Emilio

A team of fundraisers have raised thousands of pounds for an organisation that supports an eight-year-old St Neots boy with a neurological condition,

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A woman has described an argument at a fast-food restaurant’s drive-thru after ethnic taunts were allegedly hurled at her by a member of staff.

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The Hartford School choir

More than 300 people braved the cold to attend the Hartford Christmas lights switch-on.

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Great Gidding Primary School pupils with paralympian Lauren Steadman

Paralympic medallist Lauren Steadman went back to school last week as she visited Great Gidding Primary to the delight of pupils.

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Huntingdonshire District Council

A housing developer has won planning permission for dozens of new homes on the site of a former dairy.

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Police

More than 100 motorists were stopped in Huntingdon as part of a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug driving last Saturday (December 3).

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Crews in Toseland Road this morning

Crews from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue used specialist equipment to free a motorist when her car flipped into a ditch in Toseland this morning (Monday).

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery.

Hundreds of pounds was stolen from the Co-op store in Sawtry in an armed robbery on Saturday – the latest in a series of similar attacks in recent weeks.

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Margo the mini at the Classic Motor Show

A classic mini that was lovingly restored by a company in St Ives has a new home after raising thousands for Prostate Cancer UK at an auction.

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Huntingdonshire Regional College. Photo: Alan Bennett/Media Imaging Solutions

Inspectors have called for urgent improvements at Huntingdonshire Regional College (HRC) after a scathing report which rated the facility as “inadequate”.

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JoJo, brother Jack, and Rev Paul Beard.

Hundreds of people felt the festive spirit in Little Paxton earlier this month at the village’s annual Christmas Bazaar.

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Noah Sacks

The parents of a five-year-old boy, who had life-saving heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital, (GOSH) are taking part in this year’s London Santa Dash to raise money for the hospital’s charity.

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Get your skates on this winter and enjoy one of the UK's most stylish open-air ice rinks nestled amongst the trees in Parkers Piece Park in the heart of Cambridge

Set in the heart of vibrant Cambridge, The North Pole Cambridge Ice Rink is back throughout the festive season; come and join us as we open from the 18th November through to 4th January.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016
(L-R) front row: Jess Levin, Macmillan fundraising manager), Lynda Hall, lead nurse of cancer and palliative care at Macmillan Woodlands Centre, Carol Croft, former patient at old Woodlands Unit, and Mark Cammies, estates and facilities director at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

A new £2.4m cancer centre at Hinchingbrooke Hospital welcomed its first patients this week.

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