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Friday | Staffordshire Newsletter

Round-up of cases from Stafford and Cannock magistrates' courts

John McDonagh, 29, of Northwood Caravan Park, Winterbourne, Bristol, admitted stealing four boxes of Ferrero Rocher chocolates and air fresheners worth A 43.94 from BP in Stone on August 1. He was fined A 80, ordered to pay A 43.94 compensation, A 20 victim surcharge and A 85 costs.

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Friday | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

MP backs campaign to keep postie in Wansford

Youngsters Jodi and Rebecca O'Sullivan with George Weed together with locals from Wansford with a 400+ petition to get back their Postie Martha Powell who has been transferred to Wittering.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newmarket Today

John Bone: How one widow held on to her love

A sympathetic response to my mention last week of the "forgotten" First World War spinsters encourages me to tell the true tale of one such woman who led a lonely life after her fiance died in the trenches.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hunts Post

Pallet manufacturer HLC further invests in Huntingdonshire site

HLC, the largest UK independent pallet manufacturer, opened a second factory at RAF Upwood last August and has created 54 jobs, most within a 10-mile radius.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Bourne cancer survivor Jane raises A 9,000 with Touched by Pink ball

The Breast and Oncology units at Peterborough City Hospital will share the i 1 29,000 raised at the ball organised by Jane Mulhern Jane Mulhern's Touched by Pink gala dinner at the Holiday Inn, Peterborough, was supported by 150 people despite tickets costing A 50. The funds also had a boost from the top auction item, a solid silver bow with three ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

New River Retail faces backlash over changes to parking at the Deeping Shopping Centre

More than 350 people have signed a petition calling for a rethink of proposals to limit free parking in a town shopping centre.

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Larne Today

Council trip 'waste of taxpayers' money'

A row has broken out among councillors on Mid and East Antrim's Planning Committee over a planned best practice study visit to Peterborough.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lakefield Herald

Joint 5 - municipal recycling campaign underway

If you live in the County of Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough, the County of Northumberland or a municipality within Centre and South Hastings, including Price Edward County you will have the chance to participate in our ...Paper Is In Contest.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cambs Times

More than 1,200 people apply for 100 jobs at Waitrose Peterborough store

More than 1,200 people have applied for up to 100 extra jobs at the new Waitrose branch in Peterborough, which is due to open this Autumn.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

New time limit for Deeping Shopping Centre car park

A maximum stay of three hours will be enforced at the Deeping Shopping Centre, off Godsey Lane, in the coming months.

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Cambs Times

Scrap vehicles and timber well alight by the time fire crews reach plant hire firm near Whittlesey

One crew from Stanground and one crew from Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade were called to a vehicle fire at Kerry Plant Hire, in Milk and Water Drove, Pondersbridge just before noon on Saturday.

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Fenland Today

Fens are the backdrop for new novel by Peterborough author

Former magazine editor Neil Patrick's latest novel, Just Dying To Tell, fulfills an ambition to write about the Fens.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

'One-off mistake' killed Market Deeping man on holiday

An air-conditioning worker from Market Deeping died from a fatal dose of heroin while on holiday with his girlfriend.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lakefield Herald

Township of Selwyn receives $68,000 in Provincial funding

On July 25, it was announced that the Township of Selwyn will be receiving $68,000 in funding from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport 2014-15 Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund for the 'Activate Peterborough County and City' project.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Cambs Times

Two jailed for plot to kill unborn child

A man who plotted to have his pregnant lover beaten up in order to get rid of their unborn child has been jailed.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Spalding Today

CAMPAIGN: Support us to retain a part of rural life

I live in a small hamlet between the parishes of Deeping St James and Crowland. This was once described by a local resident as "the pimple on the bum of Deeping" but it is in fact more accurately described these days as "Deeping's little beauty spot".

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Wisbech Standard

Two bungalow roofs catch fire following garage blaze at Whittlesey

A garage fire spread to the roofs of two bungalows in Whittlesey which took eight firefighters around an hour to extinguish.

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Cambridge Evening News

Benefit fiddler John Bolton who obtained more than 100,000 in Huntingdonshire is given a suspended prison sentence

Bolton, 63, was also said to have held more than 30,000 in a hidden bank account when he obtained the money for a house at Springfields, Somersham.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Huntingdonshire marks centenary of outbreak of First World War

MAYOR of Huntingdon Cllr Bill Hensley was "choked up" when he read the words of Prime Minister Herbert Asquith declaring war on Germany exactly 100 years ago.

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Ely Standard

Workmen urged to be on their guard against thefts from vans in Cambridgeshire

Eight thefts took place in one night - three in Peterborough, two in Cambridge and single offences in Girton, Hardwick and Earith.

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