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Silver Award for Parental Engagement for Abbey College, Ramsey, with (front) Assistant Head Teacher Miss Hadeel Farray.

Staff at Abbey College have been presented with a prestigious award recognising their work to improve communication with parents.

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Councillor Richard West, of Huntingdonshire District Council, fourth from left, with officials from Churchmanor and from contractors Carters, at the Chequers Court shopping development.

Huntingdon’s long-awaited new shopping centre remains on course to be open by early next year, according to developers.

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Huntingdonshire District Council
The Norris Museum, in St Ives.

The Norris Museum in St Ives is calling on residents to donate paint supplies for a decorative mural outside the building while renovations get under way.

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St Ives
Sam Smith with Ben Shepherd

A St Neots mum who is raising money to fund surgery for her son who has cerebral palsy was chosen for the Good Morning Britain Toughmums Challenge.

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NHS
Simon Fairhall, chief executive of Living Sport, with Kevin Wheeler, of Ramsey Ravens.

An archery club volunteer has been acknowledged for his tireless efforts with a new award.

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Ramsey
U.S. military personnel from bases in Europe and the United States will be participating in this years Royal International Air Tattoo July 17-19 at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom. U.S. participation in RIAT highlights the strength of the U.S. commitment to the security of NATO, our ever-strong alliance with the UK demonstrates our interoperability with allies and partners from around the world. Various US military aircraft and equipment that are scheduled on display include, but not limited to: F-15C Eagle, KC-135, Stratotanker, A-10 Thunderbolt II, and CV-22 Osprey. The presence of these aircraft and Airmen at the show promotes our strong ties with NATO, Europe and our worldwide partners.

Highways England has issued advice for drivers ahead of The American Air Show at IWM Duxford this weekend.

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United Kingdom
Pierced silver Roman siliqua coin deemed treasure by coroner

A rare Roman silver coin believed to date back more than 1,600-years-old has been discovered in St Neots.

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Eaton Ford
The war memorial in Little Gransden.

The future of a village war memorial has been secured after it was granted listed status.

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Duke of Edinburgh is welcomed by local school pupils to Graham Water where he was visiting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reservoir. 


Matthew Power Photography

The Duke of Edinburgh returned to Grafham Water yesterday (Wednesday), 50 years after he originally opened it in 1966.

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Buckden Primary School
The Wertheim Horn Blowers at last year's Riverside Gala in Huntingdon

There’ll be plenty on offer at this year’s Huntingdon Riverside Gala – including some attractions that will be appearing at the event for the first time.

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Alan Huckle at Barretts of St Neots

Barretts in St Neots has today (Thursday) confirmed it will be closing down.

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Ciara Lucking

A 14-year-old schoolgirl from Wyton who almost gave up dancing has been selected to perform in the English National Ballet’s Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall next month.

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Cambridge
Huntingdon Railway Station car park spaces, Hunts Post Reporter Abi Weaving measures up,

Commuters say car parking spaces at Huntingdon railway station are too narrow, with one driver even having to climb through the boot of his car to get out of a space.

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Huntingdon
Hundreds of tonnes of wood caught fire in Upwood.

Hundreds of tonnes of waste wood caught fire in Upwood today (Wednesday).

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Rianna D'Souza

Following the Huntingdonshire elections earlier this month, St Ives Town Council has welcomed its youngest member to the body at just 18-years-old.

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St Ives
St Neots

Ben Hicks has won a seat on St Neots Town Council, representing the Eaton Socon ward, after a by-election in the town on May 19.

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St Neots Town Council
Viking-period silver ingot found on Glebe Farm, Kings Ripton, deemed treasure by coroner

Pieces of a silver ingot dating back more than 1,000 years were discovered in Kings Ripton last year, it has been revealed.

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John Hadley

Tributes have been paid to a former parish councillor from Wyton who was found dead by police after being reported missing.

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Wyton
Huntingdon Freemnas Trust, hand over £10'000 to Hunts Society For The Blind, (l-r) Community Fundraising Co-ordinator Tanya Forster, receives the cheque from Brian Bradshaw, Branch Officer Karen Clark, and Acting Chairman Richard Hough,

Vital funds have been given to Hunts Society for the Blind to help with its need for more space.

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Huntingdon

British Transport Police are appealing for information after a man performed an indecent act in front of two teenage girls on board a train travelling between Peterborough and Huntingdon.

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British Transport Police
Ramsey firefighters prepare for co-repsonding trial

A life-saving partnership between the ambulance service and firefighters is being trialled in Ramsey.

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Ramsey
CCTV images from Hyperion Antique Centre in St Ives

Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a diamond ring from an antique shop in St Ives.

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St Ives
Wally Allgood

A burglar who stole jewellery from a house in Alconbury has been jailed.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Mobility Scooter racing, St Ives, (l-r) Mayor Debbie Townsend, Becki MacLellan, and PAt Allen, at the starting line

Organisers of the first ever Mobility Scooter Grand Prix in St Ives have hailed the event a great success.

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St Ives
Hinchingbrooke Trust board meeting,

Hinchingbrooke Hospital’s board will press ahead with plans to merge with Peterborough it was confirmed at a packed meeting today (Monday).

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Lance McCarthy

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries following a collision on the A428 near St Neots on Sunday.

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St Neots

Thousands of people are expected to descend on Huntingdon Racecourse on Bank Holiday Monday to sample Newcomers Day.

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John Hadley

Police searching for missing John Hadley have discovered a body.

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Wyton

A micro-brewery based in Abbotsley has won national recognition for its cider.

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Tom Rawlinson/SITC: New mayor Debbie Townsend and deputy mayor Philip Pope

Councillor Debbie Townsend has been elected as the new mayor of St Ives, following a unanimous decision from town council members at the mayor making ceremony last night (May 18).

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