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All set for Christmas Market at Peterborough Cathedral
Peterborough Cathedral is getting ready to host its first ever Christmas Market on Saturday 2 December, with stallholders bringing all manner of Christmas craft and gift items for sale.
Region’s budding young entrepreneurs to face Christmas buying public in St Ives
Classroom-based entrepreneurs from across the region are set to gather in St Ives on Saturday 16 December for Huntingdonshire Young Enterprise’s popular annual Christmas Market.
Council launches consultation on first steps to deliver a balanced budget next year
The first phase of a plan which details how Peterborough City Council will look to deliver a balanced budget across the next three financial years has been published.
Join in National Tree Week celebrations in Peterborough!
National Tree Week is a great chance for you to do something positive for your local treescape and to get involved with making a difference!
King’s Ely wins sustainable travel award
King’s Ely has become the first independent school in Cambridgeshire to win a Modeshift STARS Bronze award.
Pure and Birkett Long Employment Seminar attracts 50 HR professionals
Over 50 employers and HR professionals attended an Employment Law seminar held in Essex by Pure and Birkett Long, designed to provide practical workshops and employment law updates for local businesses.
Better care would reduce NHS clinical negligence claims
This month, national headlines have reported that ‘fraud’ costs the NHS an estimated £1.25 billion a year.
Dairy Farm demolition works
Construction company Mick George Ltd has begun Demolition works on the former Dairy Crest site, on Cambridge Road, Fenstanton, which lies adjacent to the A14 carriageway.
Look into the Future of Transport at Cambridge Network event
Would you like to understand the different visions for better transport in Cambridge?
Pollution incident at Werrington Brook affects local wildlife
Project partners for the Werrington Brook Improvements project in Peterborough were dismayed to learn of a recent pollution incident, which had devastating effects on the local wildlife, most notably a pair of well-known breeding swans.
Sweet success with latest project for Kershaw Contracting Services
Cambridge based Kershaw Contracting Services are delighted to have been chosen to undertake the asbestos removal for the £3m refurbishment of the Chocolate Factory in North London.
Award nomination for Greater Anglia’s recruitment team
Greater Anglia has received more than 12,500 job applications over the last 12 months.
Ely welcomes the addition of 128 new parking spaces
An additional 128 parking spaces near Ely train station have been opened to residents this week.
Google and Microsoft visit Ely for East Cambs Business Boost 2017
Lucy Frazer MP and Mayor James Palmer joined global giants, Microsoft and Google, in Ely last week to meet and talk to 227 local businesses for the first East Cambs Business Boost event held at The Maltings.
Joyner Bolt receives national recognition from the Timber Industry
Cambridgeshire based Joyner Bolt were delighted to win the Structural Timber Association’s 2017 Product Innovation award during the recent Construction Week exhibition at the Birmingham NEC.
Peterborough makes Heathrow expansion longlist
A bid by Opportunity Peterborough has secured Peterborough a place on the longlist of 65 potential locations that could support £16 billion expansion plans for Heathrow airport.
‘St Nicholas’ arrives on 25th November at Peterborough Cathedral
St Nicholas, the early Christian bishop whose legendary gift-giving was the inspiration for Father Christmas, will be celebrated in a concert at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 25 November, at 7.30pm.
Experience Greater Anglia’s brand new trains through virtual reality
Greater Anglia is giving people the chance to experience its brand new trains through virtual reality.
Final consultation on East Cambridgeshire Local Plan
The Local Plan for East Cambridgeshire has commenced its final stage of consultation.
Funding success helps supports adult learners
Cross Keys Homes has been successful in securing over £15,000 of funding through City College Peterborough's Community Learning Trust fund.
King’s Ely community remembers the fallen
King’s Ely students, staff, families and Old Eleans came together for one of the most poignant events of the school calendar – the annual Service of Remembrance.
Pure's charity quiz raises £1,925 for STARS
Pure hosted its annual Cambridge charity quiz night on Thursday 9 November, bringing local businesses and clients together for a fun evening which raised over £1,925 for Cambridgeshire charity STARS.
Community garden gets a green makeover with help from Forest for Peterborough
After receiving a prize fund of £12,000, received from customer votes through Tesco’s in-store Bags of Help initiative, the project Forest for Peterborough is giving the community garden at WestRaven Big Local a green makeover!
Mick George and PwC join forces to support local entrepreneurs
Earlier this year, Mick George Ltd took the lead in a unique talent search, encouraging local entrepreneurs to come forward to seek support in bringing their ‘excellent business propositions’ to market.
Renowned tenor and pianist to perform at King’s Ely
Acclaimed tenor Nicky Spence and pianist Andrew Matthews-Owen will be delighting an audience at King’s Ely this November.
Younger generation urged to think about Lasting Powers of Attorney
It is estimated only around a third of the adult population have a Will – and even less have made a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) to deal with important lifetime decisions, say Buckles Solicitors LLP.
Over £470,000 raised by Bridge the Gap Charity Walk, over 16 years
A special 'Thank You' get together was held on Tuesday 7 November, to celebrate everything that has been achieved with the City's annual Bridge the Gap Charity Walk - sponsored by Cambridge Building Society - since it first began in 2001.
Pudsey Bear visits for Children in Need
Pudsey Bear to visit Huntingdonshire this week with Beacon Wealth Management Ltd.
Atkins Gregory pledges support for the Armed Forces Covenant
Atkins Gregory has received the bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS), in recognition of our commitment to the scheme.
The UK’s biggest business survey is back and it’s time to make your voice heard
Our Quarterly Economic Survey is back and once again we’re asking you to contribute to one of the UK’s largest and most reputable barometers of business opinion.
Charity bag packing seeks volunteers
Anna's Hope have been lucky enough to secure fundraising opportunities at Queensgate and M&S for the run-up to Christmas and need your help.
King’s Ely Acremont and Nursery pupils support charity toy donation appeal
Pupils at King’s Ely Acremont and Nursery have gone out of their way to help support people who are less fortunate than themselves.
Webtec release ‘how to’ video guide
Webtec’s new video shows how to install and set-up hydraulic attachments for optimum performance and efficiency.
Stocks in Focus: Connect Group
This week I am revisiting Connect Group, the UK-based distribution and logistics company, following the announcement of its preliminary 2017 full year results last week.
Top Safety Accreditation for Cambridge company
Cambridge based business T R Freeman (part of the Kershaw Group), has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.
Allison Homes 'spooky' show home opens in Oakley Rise, Corby
Lincolnshire-based housebuilder Allison Homes has officially opened a new show home in Oakley Rise near Corby.
Peterborough named one of the UK's top Smart Cities
Peterborough has been named as one of the UK's top 10 leading Smart Cities in a report published last week (commencing 23 October).

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