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Cambs Police are appealing?

A bizarre story in ET (and on Classic FM this morning), Cambridgeshire police are appealing for volunteers to wash dirty police cars and look for stolen property at car boot sales.They offer no recompense but suggest volunteers will 'gain valuable skills and enhance their CVs' , which may be true if you are interested in the car wash business.For someone who has retired and wants no more valu...

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The Chernobyl Children need hosts for summer 2016

The Chernobyl Children need hosts for summer 2016: 25th June to 23rd July. Do you live within 20 minutes drive of Helpston, would you like to help transform the life of a child whose life is blighted by the Chernobyl Disaster? The children are lovely kids, who just want to breath air and eat food free from the Chernobyl radiation. They love to play outside, eat mountains of fruit and just ...

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Peterborough Anglo-French Association’s next meeting

Peterborough Anglo-French Association’s next meeting is on November 18th - a Quiz evening with fish ‘n’ chips. Please contact secretary, Jackie Robinson (07944 025855/01733 253181), if you would like to attend. December’s event will be a pre-Christmas celebration with food and live music. New members are always welcome.

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Flower Donation

If you can arrange flowers, provide flowers from your garden or make a donation then your help would be much appreciated. There is a list of available weeks on the notice board inside church so please pop in at any time and add your name. Please contact the person (see list) who coordinates the church flowers for further information. If you would like to do an arrangement in memory of a loved...

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Help with delivery

If you can help with delivery to homes in Deeping Gate please call Tony Bradley 01778 342468. If you can help with Northborough please call Polly 01778 380849

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Peakirk Tots playgroup would like to say a heartfelt thank you

Peakirk Tots playgroup would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the family of Sue Rimmer, formerly of Peakirk. Sue Rimmer’s memorial collection has been kindly donated to the Peakirk playgroup where they intend to put the money towards an outdoor play area at the back of the village hall. This will enable the children to play outside safely in the warmer weather. Peakirk tots welcomes all...

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Barnack and Pilsgate Parish Council is currently reviewing the Parish Action Plan

Barnack and Pilsgate Parish Council is currently reviewing the Parish Action Plan, which was first published in January 2014. Residents of these villages are invited to comment on the draft revision. Electronic copies are available from Margaret Palmer (email bmpalmer@aol.com) and hard copies can be collected from the Clerk (Stoneycroft, Millstone Lane, Barnack). Please send comments on the...

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Join Stamford’s very own orchestra in the Arts Centre Ballroom

Saturday November 14th at 8.00pm at The Ballroom, Stamford Arts Centre. Join Stamford’s very own orchestra in the Arts Centre Ballroom for an evening of romantic masterpieces. Schubert’s dramatic Unfinished Symphony and Robert Schumann’s turbulent 4th frame Brahms’ thrilling Double Concerto for violin & cello, played by London soloists Francesca Barritt and Morwenna del Mar (pictured ...

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Caravans in breach of planning regulations

October 16th 2014 was the date when the Planning Inspector agreed with the City Council's decision that the siting of caravans at 9 Bridges was in breach of planning regulations. The occupants were given 12 months to vacate and make good the site. Not much sign of movement yet.

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Maeve Lowings got attacked by a swarm of wasps

Blackberrying along by Maxey lakes ( by the old sailing club) Maeve Lowings got attacked by a swarm of wasps. She ran for her life but got stung some dozen times, and has been recovering since. The wasps were rather small. Maybe a new type of aggressive varmints.

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Cathy is taking part in the Great Eastern Run

Cathy is taking part in the Great Eastern Run to sponsor one of our new Chernobyl Children, this is the second year that Cathy has done this so has my very great respect! If 50 people would sponsor £10, or 100 people £5 it would be job done and a child who lives in the contaminated zones of Belarus would have the chance to breath the clean air we are so lucky to enjoy. Please help Cathy mak...

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    • Wed, 24 May 2017 11:36:32 GMT
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    Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J23A and J23 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Vehicle tyre change. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 12:45 and 13:00 on 24 May 2017. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:45 and 13:00 on 24 May 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

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    Congestion, Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

    • Wed, 24 May 2017 11:33:30 GMT
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