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Tesco has employed a security officer after a spate of thefts at its Express store on Loves Farm in St Neots.

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Artistic endeavours underway at Crafty Monkey in St Neots.

Here’s a list of events and activities being held across Huntingdonshire during next week’s half-term.

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Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon,

Parents-to-be in Huntingdonshire are to take part in a study concerning how likely it will be that their child will become overweight.

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police appeal for witnesses after three-vehicle crash at Hartford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious head-on collision involving three cars at Hartford on Thursday evening that left one driver with what have been described as life-threatening injuries.

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Sainsbury's in Huntingdon

Sainsbury’s has confirmed that a nationwide proposal to axe hundreds of jobs in the next three years will include some staff at its Huntingdon store.

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Luke Claxton and his group of cyclists at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.

A son who set about raising money for good causes in memory of his mother has broken the £100,000 mark in less than six years.

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Police closed the road after the accident on the A141 at Wyton.

Police have named a woman who died after a crash on the A141 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon as Beryl Radbourne, of Knowles Road, Brampton.

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Crash on A141

The A141 is closed in both directions at Wyton following a crash.

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Lest We Forget will recreate a World War One trench

Ambitious plans to build a multi-million-pound living history centre that will recreate the conditions for soldiers preparing for the battlefields of the First World War will be submitted to Huntingdonshire District Council next month.

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Police are investigating the theft of four catalytic converters.

The catalytic converters from four cars were stolen during a car boot sale at Huntingdon Racecourse.

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Shailesh Vara MP

He was re-elected as MP for North West Cambridgeshire and he has now been reinstated as a Justice Minister.

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Loves Farm, St Neots, building work,

St Neots could be facing a “huge infrastructure shortfall” in the next few years if thousands of new homes are built without the supporting amenities in place.

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You vote is needed to help The Papworth Trust win £250,000.

Disability charity The Papworth Trust needs you – today!

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Ahmed Karshe, who was jailed for attempting to smuggle drugs into HMP Littlehey

A man and a woman have been jailed for attempting to smuggle drugs into HMP Littlehey.

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Local artist (right) Charles Delafeld, has done a portrait of (left) St Ives Mayor Brian Luter, which is on display at The Curiosity Gallery, St Ives, with (centre) Jane Mason, and Jacqueline Mason,

A painting of the St Ives town mayor was presented to him at an event held to celebrate the end of his term of office and the start of an art shop’s new portrait service.

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Fire engine

Police are appealing for information after a car was set on fire in St Neots and say they are treating the incident on May 11 as arson.

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Missing woman Gemma Heed

Missing Cambridge woman Gemma Heed has been found safe and well after police launched an appeal to find her.

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The official opening of ENT and Audiology department, at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, by (right) Dame Evelyn Glennie, with (l-r) ENT Consultant Peter Cordeiro, Head of Audiology Shona McIntosh, ENT Consultant Ibrahim Srouji, and Lead ENT Consultant Mohammed Hasan,

A £1 million ear, nose, throat and audiology department was officially opened at Hinchingbrooke Hospital on Friday (May 8).

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Jack Mulcahy has been sentenced to four years and three months

A man whose dangerous driving resulted in the death of a pedestrian in a Cambridge street has today been sentenced to four years and three months in prison

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Court report

A former police chaplain for Cambridgeshire police, who downloaded child pornography and destroyed a computer hard-drive to cover his tracks, will soon be freed after his jail term was slashed.

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Huntingdonshire Election results 2015,

Jonathan Djanogly retained his Huntingdon seat at Thursday’s election but the Liberal Democrats were the big losers on the night.

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Alconbury Rev Mary Jepp is heartbroken that builders have discovered hundreds of skeletons in the church.

Parishioners who spent 10 years raising £20,000 to build an extension to their village church have learned they must now use the money to 
pay for the reburial of 120 medieval skeletons discovered in the footings.

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New crewing system means more fire-fighters available for peak times.

The number of fire-fighters available to work during peak times in Cambridgeshire has increased due to the implementation of a new crewing system. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Tactical Delivery Group (TDG) introduced a new crewing system in January which has meant that for the first four months of 2015, on-call fire engines were available for emergencies for almost 1,000 more hours across the county.

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Soloman Eastwood who is wanted for recall to prison

SUFFOLK police are appealing for help in tracing a 43-year-old man who is known to frequent the Cambridgeshire area and is wanted for recall to prison.

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Hannah Melesi, 13, who swam with the ducks in 2013, pictured at the finish line

A fleet of plastic ducks will be under starter’s orders ready to race to victory on behalf of their backers in St Neots later this month.

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Ramsey Museum VE 1940s weekend

Young and old from across the Huntingdonshire area celebrated the 70th anniversary of VE Day on Friday. Pupils from Abbots Ripton Primary School dressed in 1940s costume and listened to Vera Lynn records. The pupils were also given the opportunity to see a poppy from the recent ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ installation at the Tower of London. A beacon-lighting ceremony took place in Huntingdon town centre on Friday night and volunteers from the St Neots Time Bank organised a VE Day Party. In Ramsey, there was a 1940s-inspired village fete and exhibition.

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Huntingdon Railway Station ticket office worker Lorraine Weights who is marching five marathons in five days.

A ticket operative for Great Northern at Huntingdon Railway Station is to take on the biggest challenge of her life by marching five marathons in five days for charity.

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At their home in Little Paxton, are (l-r) Kayleigh, dad Ian, and Christohper Rhodes-Elson, who are doing a sponsored roller skating event to raise money for charity

A family from Little Paxton is taking part in a marathon sponsored roller skate in memory of wife and mother, Michaela Rhodes-Elson, and to raise money for cancer charities.

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John Brown

A new group to help and support diabetes suffers, Type 2 Together, has opened in Huntingdon.

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Election 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Huntingdonshire Election results 2015,

Jonathan Djanogly retained his Huntingdon seat at Thursday’s election but the Liberal Democrats were the big losers on the night.

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