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Discount chain eyes former showroom site in St Neots

It may already have a store in the centre of St Neots, but Lidl is hoping to grab a larger share of the area’s grocery spend through plans to build a second ­supermarket at Eaton Socon – close to a site being eyed by its rivals.

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The High Street store in 1924, with Frank, left, and Archie Brittain.

St Neots family firm makes history with 110 years in business

When Brittains started life in St Neots, King Edward VII was on the throne, US army engineers had just begun work on the Panama Canal, and Henry Ford had set a record by pushing a car to its limits, reaching a top speed of 91mph.

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Commuter parking on Loves Farm, St Neots.

Loves Farm residents take on commuters over inconsiderate parking

Angry residents have joined together in a campaign to “scare off” the inconsiderate drivers who litter their roads with cars.

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Emma Scott signing copies of her book.

St Neots author helps bands get tuned in to success

She cut her teeth as a Hunts Post columnist in the mid-90s, before making her name interviewing major players in the music industry.

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Jonathan Adams with his witch. Picture: HELEN DRAKE.

St Neots knitter turns hobby into business

It began with the simple ambition to knit a cardigan as a gift for his sister ... and just over a year later it has grown into a way to make a living.

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The woman, in her 60s, was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital with neck injuries.

Cyclist taken to hospital after collision in St Neots

A cyclist was taken to hospital following a collision with a car on the B1428 in St Neots this afternoon (Friday).

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Firefighters working to put out the flames.

Firefighters battle arson blaze in Eaton Socon

Firefighters tackled a car fire after an arson attack in Eaton Socon.

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Dominic Lean.

Huntingdonshire trio jailed for drugs offences

Three men have been jailed for almost three years each for drugs offences.

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Travellers arriving at the site in Little End Road, Eaton Socon

VIDEO: The moment travellers force entry into derelict St Neots site

These images capture the scene when travellers forced their way into a derelict site in Eaton Socon.

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A St Neots man wants to hear suggestions for cycle parking locations.

St Neots campaigner calls for readers’ views on cycle parking

A St Neots man is calling for more cycle parking in the town – and he wants suggestions from Hunts Post readers for where it should go.

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Harry O'Driscoll, who won the 2014 Cambridgeshire Junior Young Person of the Year award, with his cheques.

Buckden boy who slept in a tent for a year to raise funds for Huntingdon Gymnastics Club wins award

Harry O’Driscoll who slept in a tent for a year to raise funds for the Huntingdon Gymnastics Club extension has been named Cambridgeshire’s junior young person of the year.

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Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg reveals potential plans for massive housing expansion in St Neots

St Neots has once again being put forward as a potential location for massive housing expansion – this time by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

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Huntingdon MP Jonathan Djanogly, who has been elected chairman of the alliance.

Plans march forward as MPs and councils join together to push for improvements to the A428

MPs, councils, and other organisations are “hunting in a pack” to champion improvements to the A428 and push for the Government to prioritise solving congestion on the road.

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A solar farm is planned near St Neots

Huge solar farm planned near St Neots

Plans for a huge solar farm near St Neots have been submitted to Huntingdonshire District Council.

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Booze On The Ouse organisers Richard Harrison, Paul Moorhouse, and Kathy Hadfield-Moorhouse.

Huntingdonshire’s best pubs to be crowned at St Ives Booze on the Ouse beer festival

Some of Huntingdonshire’s best pubs with go head-to-head for the honour of winning top spot at the awards at CAMRA’S Booze on the Ouse festival, in St Ives.

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