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A man has been arrested in St Neots and is being questioned by police after reports of a man seen in the street with an axe.

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Police

Sports Day has been cancelled at a school in Eaton Socon and parents have been asked to collect their children after reports of a man seen in the street with an axe.

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A14 signs STOCK

Long-term roadworks on the A14 near Huntingdon are due to move into a second phase next week, with more closures planned.

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Pathfinder House, Huntingdonshire District Council.

Huntingdonshire District Council says it is working to move on a group of travellers who have set up camp near a retail park in Huntingdon.

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Cambridgeshire police
Police direct traffic as the clear up gets under way. Picture: Mark Griffiths.

Traffic came to a standstill on the A141 on Thursday after a lorry carrying straw shed its load onto a roundabout.

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Cambridgeshire police
Keiran Clemmence

College student Keiran Clemmence is set to return to his former school, Godmanchester Primary, to become an apprentice teaching assistant.

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Angela Smith with her picture, African Queen.

An artist from St Neots has been highly commended for her work at the Wildlife Artist of the Year Awards.

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London

Burglars posing as council workers targeted a house in Little Paxton.

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Cambridgeshire police
Nicole Synan, Maria Woods, Sophia Ronketti, Gareth Thomas, Claire Piper and Victoria Bannerman.

Staff from Huntingdon-based Anglian Water braved the sunshine and showers to volunteer for charity at Glastonbury music festival.

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JD Wetherspoon window pic

St Ives Town Council says it has “extensive reasons” for objecting to Wetherspoon’s plan to open a new pub in the town.

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Huntingdonshire District Council
Police Stock, Huntingdon. police car

A man in his 20s from the St Neots area has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an air-weapon in a public place after an incident in Eaton Socon this morning.

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Eaton
The Huntingdonshire Disability Sports Forum’s Annual Outdoor Sports Festival is on Sunday (July 5). Picture: MARCIA CARPENTER

Anyone with a disability who would like to take part in sport is invited to a festival dedicated to opening up sporting opportunities.

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Burglars stole a cheque book in a raid on a house in Little Raveley.

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Councillor Jason Ablewhite.

Huntingdonshire District Council is to consider plans to share IT, legal and building control services with two other councils in a bid to make more than £1million worth of savings a year.

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Huntingdonshire District Council
Police have successfully applied for the first Criminal Behavioural Order in Huntingdonshire.

A 14-year-old boy from Huntingdon has become the first person in Huntingdonshire to be made the subject of a Criminal Behavioural Order, or CBO.

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Cambridgeshire police
Police

Police are appealing for information after thieves broke into two businesses in St Neots town centre and stole four charity boxes.

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St Neots

Two by-elections will be held in St Neots next month after an administrative error led to two newly-appointed town councillors being disqualified.

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Eaton
The fox at Alconbury Sports and Social Club.

Eight people were trapped in a club for more than an hour after a marauding fox confronted them in the car park.

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Bedfordshire
NCC cambs show winner Malcolm Watson, with his Harley davidson V rod muscel, Alien, from Huntingdon,

Malcolm Watson, 58, is so dedicated to his highly modified Harley-Davidson motorcycle – which bagged top honours at a custom bike show in St Ives on Sunday, June 21 – that he sold his flat in Huntingdon to finance the project.

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St Ives
Three fire engines were sent to Offord Cluny.

Fifteen firefighters were sent to tackle a blaze in Offord Cluny yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

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Rescue Service
Met Office

People have been advised to stay out of the heat as temperatures across the East of England are predicted to top 30 deg C.

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Cambs Police human trafficking awareness campaign

Police have asked for people to be on the lookout for signs of human trafficking in Cambridgeshire.

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United Kingdom
Stepping Stones Day Nursery, St Ives, receive a good Ofsted report, (front) Emily, with staff and children.

Stepping Stones Day Nursery in St Ives has just received an Outstanding Ofsted grading after its recent inspection.

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St Ives
John Gould's illustration of a partridge. Picture: Todd-White Art Photography

An exhibition of work by one of the country’s leading bird artists of the 1800s is being held at the home of art dealer Peter Johnson.

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Australia
Hand drawn hearse on display, at Co-operative Funeral Services, Huntingdon, with Funeral Director Brendan Smith,

A hand-drawn funeral hearse that dates back to the 1800s has been fully restored and is on display at the Co-operative Funeral Directors in Huntingdon – and could be available for ceremonies.

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St Ives
The Rivermill Tavern, Eaton Socon. Picture: ROGER SKILLIN

A plan to install a state-of-the-art water screw in Eaton Socon that could generate enough electricity for 40 homes has been described as “unacceptable” by neighbours.

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Huntingdonshire District Council
Youngsters from SIYT rehearsing for a play which could result in an appearance on a London stage. Picture: ANDY DAVIS

St Ives Youth Theatre has been chosen by the Royal National Theatre in London to open the Connections Festival next month with a piece called Follow, Follow.

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London
Somersham Carnival, Buzz Lightyear on the First Step Playgroup float

Hundreds turned out to watch the parades and enjoy the entertainment at Somersham’s 39th annual carnival day.

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Woodlands fundraising runner, Gary Durrant,

An IT technician who took up running after he suffered a heart attack is taking part in a 24-hour relay race in aid of the Macmillan Woodlands Appeal at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

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Hinchingbrooke Hospital

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