HERE is our look back at 2008. Be sure to check back on www.huntspost24.co.uk to see how the rest of the year unfolded. THE Warboys Witch was kept as the primary school s logo, preserving a piece of history.
HERE is our look back at 2008.
Be sure to check back on www.huntspost24.co.uk to see how the rest of the year unfolded.
THE Warboys Witch was kept as the primary school's logo, preserving a piece of history. Governors had planned to scrap the logo, saying it put some teachers off joining the school. Villagers launched a Don't Ditch the Witch campaign.
A SOMERSHAM woman who jumped into the River Great Ouse to rescue her dog had to be rescued herself. Sue Millard, 55, tried to save her dog Bertie but was unable to climb the river bank. Fortunately both were saved by a passing boat.
HUNDREDS of revellers turned up for the Godmanchester Gala weekend. The event did not feature the traditional parade, but instead over 200 people were led on a procession onto the recreation ground to begin the festivities.
A ST Neots night club opened as part of a push to reinvigorate the town. Worx has a capacity of 500, is located in the former Job Centre on South Street and cost £500,000.
HUNTINGDON and St Neots were being used as showrooms for cars stolen by organised crime gangs. Stolen supercars from across the country were driven to the county before being sold to unsuspecting buyers.
A TEENAGE driver was killed after he crashed into a house. Lewis West, 17, died on July 10 after his Vauxhall Cora veered off the B1040 into a derelict building.
HUNTS Post readers turned up in Downing Street to present a petition with over 8,000 signatures opposing the reduction in post offices in Huntingdonshire. MPs Jonathan Djanogly and Shailesh Vara handed the petition to No 10.
A DISABLED St Ives pensioner urged drivers to be more considerate to mobility scooter users. Freda Charter, 73, said some of the abuse and yelling she receives from drivers is upsetting and she has the legal right to be on the road.
A PAPWORTH woman rescued her disabled husband from a fire at their home. Jane Caitens, 41, helped her husband Michael escape the blaze as their bungalow burnt to the ground.
A 90-year-old woman drove up the A14 in the wrong direction for eight miles. A police helicopter was scrambled to monitor the woman, who drove for 20 minutes against oncoming traffic towards Wood Green Animal Shelters in Godmanchester.