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Let your little ones learn how to dance!

Dance company Active Creative are thrilled to announce that their Ofsted outstanding Pre-School dance class Dinky Dancers is now up and running in Peterborough.

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Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

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The photo of the Cathedral window in the photography competition Photo: Matthew Roberts

Vote for Peterborough Cathedral in photography competition

Peterborough Cathedral is one of 12 finalists in the ‘Window with a View’ photography competition.

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Wisbech rocks at festival

As the sun beat down on Sunday afternoon, big crowds poured into Wisbech Park for the town’s annual Rock Festival.

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Youngsters from Deepings Rugby Club's minis section at the 2015 Raft Race.  Photo by David Lowndes.

Day at the movies for 2016 Deepings Raft Race

Final preparations are being made for this year’s Deepings Raft Race and plenty of film stars are being lined up to top the billing.

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Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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Second coming for iconic signal box in Deepings

An iconic Deepings signal box missing from the landscape for nearly two years could be rebuilt within the next 12 months.

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2 St Marys Place, Stamford, home of Emma DEresby, protagonist in author Claire Dunns five-book series

Stamford’s starring role in The Secret of the Journal book series

Award-winning author Claire Dunn is preparing to publish the fifth novel in her The Secret of the Journal series – and Stamford has a starring role once again.

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A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)

Prince George’s third birthday shots taken at Anmer Hall

Prince George is celebrating his third birthday today and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace have released some charming pictures of him taken at the family home in West Norfolk.

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Participants in a previous Crowded Room project

Artist Tim Mann wants to draw around 10,000 Stamford residents

A professional artist is planning to create a unique portrait of Stamford – by drawing around the bodies of up to 10,000 local residents.

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The Deepings School rocket building day, in association with the Ogden Trust and Starchaser Industries, with guests, staff and students, including (front) Daniel Newcombe, Hamid Dungawalla and Jack Litman.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Students learn big bang theory at The Deepings School

The Deepings School went out of this world on Tuesday as students launched their own rocket creations high into the sky.

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Tracey Crawley with Liz Waterland, chairman of The Friends of Deepings Library.  Photo by David Lowndes.

Deepings Community Library launches new free bus service

Library users in the Deepings can take advantage of a new free bus service to be launched by charities in the area from Monday

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A scene from the 2015 Deepings Raft Race.

Road closures for Deepings Raft Race

A number of road closures, affecting Deeping St James and Market Deeping, will be in place for the Deepings Raft Race on Sunday, August 7, which starts at noon.

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The Deepings School rocket building day, in association with the Ogden Trust and Starchaser Industries, with guests, staff and students, including (front) Daniel Newcombe, Hamid Dungawalla and Jack Litman.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Students learn big bang theory at The Deepings School

The Deepings School went out of this world on Tuesday as students launched their own rocket creations high into the sky.

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The Painter and the Printmaker exhibition

The painter and the printmaker exhibition opens on Saturday

Two Peterborough artists are taking over Stamford Arts Centre Gallery.

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One of Tim Peake's space pictures

10 amazing pictures from space by astronaut Tim Peake

Astronaut Tim Peake is due to return to earth this weekend after six months on the International Space Station.

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VIDEO: Packed weekend of fun at March festival

The streets of March came alive at the weekend as residents turned out to watch the Grand Festival parade, part of a weekend of music, dancing and entertainment in the town.

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Wisbech business leaders launch Rosefair window competition

Organisers of this year’s Rose Fair Window Competition are calling for retailers across Wisbech to enter their best dressed window.

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VIDEO: Spitfire flight helps attract crowds to Gorefield Show

A flypast fit for a Queen was among the attractions at the 54th annual Gorefield Show yesterday.

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Eva Jordan signing copies of her book

Author’s debut is a sell-out

A Whittlesey author’s debut novel has been so well received that further copies are needed after the book sold out.

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