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Mia Hanson took part of her Bayeux Tapestry to Wisbech Corn Exchange Conservation Trust's exhibition hall on Saturday: she was able to display almost 16 metres of tapestry. The walls were lined with photos and information about The Corn Exchange. Mia Hanson took part of her Bayeux Tapestry to Wisbech Corn Exchange Conservation Trust's exhibition hall on Saturday: she was able to display almost 16 metres of tapestry. The walls were lined with photos and information about The Corn Exchange.
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Mia’s Bayeux Tapestry replica lights up a wet and windy day in Wisbech

Her ambition is to faithfully recreate the tapestry - all 68.38 metres of it

The latest outburst by the MP Paul Bristow came in a column for the online Peterborough Today website in which he said: “Mark my words - road charging is the plan”. The latest outburst by the MP Paul Bristow came in a column for the online Peterborough Today website in which he said: “Mark my words - road charging is the plan”.
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Peterborough: MP Bristow refuses to let go of road charging fantasy despite it being comprehensively dismissed by new council leader

Cllr Farooq dismisses everything the MP has to say on the matter

Ben and Sarah Dodkin, accompanied by their children Finley, Arthur, and Harrison, were among special guests invited to the Princess of Wales Christmas concert. The family’s efforts to raise awareness of Batten’s Disease prompted the VIP invite Ben and Sarah Dodkin, accompanied by their children Finley, Arthur, and Harrison, were among special guests invited to the Princess of Wales Christmas concert. The family’s efforts to raise awareness of Batten’s Disease prompted the VIP invite
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Princess of Wales Christmas concert ‘truly a unique and very special memory maker’

Both Finley and Harrison, the Dodkin’s sons, are registered blind due to this rare neurological disease

Cllr Alex Bulat “never thought or planned to be a local politician”. Cllr Alex Bulat “never thought or planned to be a local politician”.
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Romanian born councillor hopes to be Labour’s choice to be Huntingdon MP

'I moved to the UK from Romania in 2012; I was 18 years old'

Hansel and Gretel is at Cambridge Junction until New Year’s Eve Hansel and Gretel is at Cambridge Junction until New Year’s Eve
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REVIEW: Brilliant Hansel and Gretel children’s show ‘an absolute scream for adults’

This is a fun, fast-paced show with plenty of audience participation

One of the failures of Neale-Wade, says Ofsted, is for ‘behaviour and attitudes” which inspectors observed during their two-day inspection on October 31 and November 1, 2023. One of the failures of Neale-Wade, says Ofsted, is for ‘behaviour and attitudes” which inspectors observed during their two-day inspection on October 31 and November 1, 2023.
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Ofsted again finds Neale-Wade Academy March ‘requires improvement’

Critical Ofsted report has some glimmers of hope

Investments include a series of system upgrades as well as five new rigid trucks and ten new fork lifts Investments include a series of system upgrades as well as five new rigid trucks and ten new fork lifts
Business2 days ago

£1m investment to kick start New Year for Masters of Stretham near Ely

Cracking start to 2024 for Cambridgeshire logistics company

Kyle Spiers jailed Kyle Spiers jailed
Crime2 days ago

Paedophile voyeur’s ‘incredible arrogance and disregard for the law’

A mobile phone was seized which contained footage Spires had filmed of a child covertly

Christmas party venue at Lode – December 7 will be decision day for licensing by East Cambridgeshire District Council Christmas party venue at Lode – December 7 will be decision day for licensing by East Cambridgeshire District Council
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Lodestar site near Cambridge wins approval for large scale Christmas parties  

The licence approved for the site allows for up to 28 events

Stefan Hague, 33, of Hyde, Greater Manchester, barged through the door at the victim’s Peterborough home and refused to leave. Stefan Hague, 33, of Hyde, Greater Manchester, barged through the door at the victim’s Peterborough home and refused to leave.
Crime3 days ago

Rapist still covered in Peterborough victim’s blood as police arrived to arrest him

Detective Sergeant Matt Lauch said: “Hague is an extremely dangerous individual"

Simon Lattore called police and claimed he’d left a bomb in the disabled toilets of a Huntingdon pub Simon Lattore called police and claimed he’d left a bomb in the disabled toilets of a Huntingdon pub
Crime3 days ago

AUDIO: Hoaxer’s 999 call to warn police bomb would ‘go off’ in Huntingdon pub

Listen to the 999 call of Huntingdon bomb hoaxer

Stalker Philip Robinson who crept into a woman’s bedroom while she was sleeping has been jailed. Stalker Philip Robinson who crept into a woman’s bedroom while she was sleeping has been jailed.
Crime3 days ago

‘Despicable’ stalker crept into victim’s home and entered her bedroom

Cambridgeshire police released this custody photo of stalker Phillip Robinson

Photo: (from left to right) Joshua Richards (from the office of Lucy Frazer MP), Jonathan Djanogly MP, Darryl Preston, Tiffany Lynch, Belinda Goodwin, Stuart Taylor, Liz Groom, Shailesh Vara MP and Nick Dean. Photo: (from left to right) Joshua Richards (from the office of Lucy Frazer MP), Jonathan Djanogly MP, Darryl Preston, Tiffany Lynch, Belinda Goodwin, Stuart Taylor, Liz Groom, Shailesh Vara MP and Nick Dean.
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Cost of living ‘border’ excludes Cambridgeshire police from £3,000 a year top-up

Police South East allowance doesn't include Cambridgeshire

Photos released by Cambridgeshire police today of suspected stolen items found at a house in Peterborough Photos released by Cambridgeshire police today of suspected stolen items found at a house in Peterborough
Crime3 days ago

Peterborough: Hunt to find owners of suspected stolen goods

Two men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods

Wisbech and Fenland Museum Wisbech and Fenland Museum
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New deal with town council will help Wisbech museum stay afloat

FDC and Town Council will each have member on museum board

Magpas Air Ambulance doctor Ali Hieatt and Natalie Church, director of operations, were honoured at the Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2023. Magpas Air Ambulance doctor Ali Hieatt and Natalie Church, director of operations, were honoured at the Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2023.
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Top honours for Magpas at Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence

Magpas Air Ambulance won innovation of the year and charity staff member of the year.

At the completed housing site, from left, Poly Bradshaw and Shamez Alibhai of Man GPM, Mayor Dr Nik Johnson, Huntingdonshire district councillors Ann Blackwell and Tom Sanderson, and Carmen Cacicedo Jaroszynska, also of Man GPM. At the completed housing site, from left, Poly Bradshaw and Shamez Alibhai of Man GPM, Mayor Dr Nik Johnson, Huntingdonshire district councillors Ann Blackwell and Tom Sanderson, and Carmen Cacicedo Jaroszynska, also of Man GPM.
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Deadline met as 94 affordable homes complete at Alconbury Weald, Huntingdonshire

'The lack of affordable housing is an issue across the country'

Businessman Steve Popely wants to build a 4-bed home on land east of 100 Feldale Lane, Coates, near Whittlesey. Fenland planners, however, point out that the stud farm he wants it to support is operating without planning consent. Businessman Steve Popely wants to build a 4-bed home on land east of 100 Feldale Lane, Coates, near Whittlesey. Fenland planners, however, point out that the stud farm he wants it to support is operating without planning consent.
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4-bed house bid alerts Fenland planners to stud farm operating without planning consent

An objector argues 'this is an obscene application, in the middle of an agricultural and wildlife area'

David Graham, described as a 'dangerous offender' who 'robbed' his victim of her childhood, has been sentenced for multiple sexual offences against a child. David Graham, described as a 'dangerous offender' who 'robbed' his victim of her childhood, has been sentenced for multiple sexual offences against a child.
Crime4 days ago

Underage age girl raped no less than 75 times by ‘dangerous offender’

A judge described a survivor’s statement as “harrowing, moving and articulate”.

‘You come out feeling that the world is a better place’ our critic Angela Singer after a perfect night out seeing Mother Goose at Cambridge Arts Theatre PHOTO: Richard Hubert Smith ‘You come out feeling that the world is a better place’ our critic Angela Singer after a perfect night out seeing Mother Goose at Cambridge Arts Theatre PHOTO: Richard Hubert Smith
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REVIEW: Mother Goose ‘a feel-good, beautifully choreographed, funny, and colourful show’

Mother Goose at Cambridge Arts Theatre until January 7

DC Neil Patrick said: “Timothy Smith’s behaviour towards both women was nothing short of horrific.” DC Neil Patrick said: “Timothy Smith’s behaviour towards both women was nothing short of horrific.”
Crime4 days ago

Jail and restraining orders end terror reign of ‘horrific’ Cambridge stalker and attacker

He admitted stalking, breaching a restraining order, assault by beating and coercive control.

Mark Chambers, Director of Donor Experience at NHS Blood and Transplant said: “We’re encouraging all of our amazing blood donors in Cambridge to please book and keep their appointments and help us save lives this Christmas". Mark Chambers, Director of Donor Experience at NHS Blood and Transplant said: “We’re encouraging all of our amazing blood donors in Cambridge to please book and keep their appointments and help us save lives this Christmas".
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Cambridge donor centre plea to ‘give the gift of blood this Christmas’

The only two days of the year that blood donations are not collected are Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Peterborough City Council hopes to bring forward development plans for a number of sites across the city, including the station quarter, the former TK Maxx building on Bridge Street, the Wellington Street and Dickens Street car parks, and the area known as Middleholme adjacent to the river close to the city centre. Peterborough City Council hopes to bring forward development plans for a number of sites across the city, including the station quarter, the former TK Maxx building on Bridge Street, the Wellington Street and Dickens Street car parks, and the area known as Middleholme adjacent to the river close to the city centre.
News5 days ago

Budget simulator’ shock as residents support even bigger hike in Council Tax

342 people completed Peterborough 'budget simulator', an 83% increase on the 187 people who completed it last year.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft of metal. Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft of metal.
Crime5 days ago

Police keen to question man in connection with metal theft

Metal piping was stolen

CCTV appeal following racially aggravated public order offence CCTV appeal following racially aggravated public order offence
News5 days ago

Police plea to find woman after racial incident at Waitrose

The alleged offence is said to have happened at Waitrose

On 14 November, the Neighbourhood Support Team (NST) executed a warrant at the house after it was suspected it was being used to grow cannabis. On 14 November, the Neighbourhood Support Team (NST) executed a warrant at the house after it was suspected it was being used to grow cannabis.
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WATCH: Cannabis factory ‘conversion’ leaves homeowner facing huge repair bill

Multiple rooms converted to grow cannabis with 53 plants worth nearly £45,000 found

Terry Allcorn boasted to friends after his assault on former partner. He has been jailed. Terry Allcorn boasted to friends after his assault on former partner. He has been jailed.
Crime5 days ago

Man admits strangulation, coercive and controlling behaviour and assault

terry Allcorn grabbed the woman’s hair and dragged her through Peterborough city centre

An estimated 10,000 public electric vehicle charge point sockets (EVCP) will be needed across Cambridgeshire by 2030, as motorists choose electric vehicles over petrol and diesel cars. An estimated 10,000 public electric vehicle charge point sockets (EVCP) will be needed across Cambridgeshire by 2030, as motorists choose electric vehicles over petrol and diesel cars.
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Cambridgeshire targets 10,000 public electric vehicle charge point sockets by 2030

Sale of new petrol and diesel cars is set to be banned by government from 2035

Lincolnshire Co-op wants to build a store like this in Coates near Whittlesey. But many villagers oppose the idea. Lincolnshire Co-op wants to build a store like this in Coates near Whittlesey. But many villagers oppose the idea.
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Jobs boost as Lincolnshire Co-op set to win consent for new store at Coates near Whittlesey

It is expected that the store would employ 15 people on a full-time equivalent basis

South Cambridgeshire District Council’s Lead Cabinet member for resources, Cllr John Williams (inset), said: "We are proud that South Cambridgeshire District Council continues to be financially stable and secure. South Cambridgeshire District Council’s Lead Cabinet member for resources, Cllr John Williams (inset), said: "We are proud that South Cambridgeshire District Council continues to be financially stable and secure.
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‘Proud to be financially stable and secure’ says South Cambridgeshire District Council

South Cambs District Council 'aiming to identify a total of at least £2 million in savings by April 2026'