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. HUNTINGDONSHIRE residents recycle two thirds of their litter compared to barely 10 per c
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.
HUNTINGDONSHIRE residents recycle two thirds of their litter compared to barely 10 per cent six years ago. HDC managers predicted the district will be in the top 10 per cent of England's 238 districts for doing the most recycling.
ST Neots' residents were pleasantly surprised to learn they would still have Christmas lights, despite an incident in 2007 in which the lights came crashing down onto the High Street.
A HUNTINGDON student was shortlisted for a national television award for his comedic sitcom about a group of teenagers seeking to stage a politically correct Christmas production. Daniel Flay, 24, was nominated for Channel Four's 4Talent awards.
A RACE which had people dressing up in animal costumes raised over £2,000 for charity. The Hunts Post's very own Hugo the News Hound was among 71 mascots to take part in the John Smith's Mascot Grand National.
AROUND 10,000 people lined the streets on October 12 to see Lola Cars driving around Huntingdon to mark the company's 50th anniversary.
WOMAN were invited to strip in Godmanchester and mould their breasts into ceramic plate to raise money for charity Breast Cancer Care. Customers at the Crazy Grazy Ceramic Café painted and made impressions of their breasts throughout October, designated as Breast Cancer Month.
HUNTINGDONSHIRE residents were angry that fuel prices across the district were not falling in line with national prices. Motorists in Huntingdon and St Neots were still paying over £1 a litre in most places, despite prices falling across the rest of England.
A NINE-year-old boy fled from his back garden after seeing a cheetah walking up the drive. Toby Taylor ran into his Rookery Farm house as Akea, the cheetah, which had escaped from nearby Hamerton Zoo, ripped apart the saddle and tyres of his bicycle.
ST Neots Olympic swimmer Mark Foster was voted off popular BBC One television show Strictly Come Dancing. Despite his exit, he vowed to "keep dancing".