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Anti-hunt campaigners welcome Fitzwilliam huntsman conviction - but appeal could be on the way

Anti-hunt campaigners have welcomed the conviction of a retired Fitzwilliam Huntsman.
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Wicksteed park

Win family passes for Wicksteed Park

W e are celebrating the holidays by inviting you to enjoy all Wicksteed Park’s rides and attractions every day from March 29 to April 15.

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Protesters and saboteurs at the hunt

Protesters campaign against hunt

Protesters and saboteurs were out in force to meet the Fitzwilliam Hunt.

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The Fitzwilliam Hunt Boxing Day meet at Stilton. Pictures: David Lowndes

Huge turnout for Boxing Day hunt

Hundreds of people gathered in Stilton to welcome the Fitzwilliam Hunt at its traditional meet on Boxing Day.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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Two-year-old white tiger Mohan at Hamerton Zoo Park keeps an eye on visitors. Picture by Glynn Dobbs

Hamerton Zoo Park set to re-open after animals rescued in stable block fire

Hamerton Zoo Park will re-open on Good Friday after animals had to be moved to safety when a blaze broke out in a stable block.

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Boxing Day Fitzwilliam Hunt at Stilton EMN-161226-183208009

Hundreds gather to meet hunt

Hundreds of people gathered in Stilton to see the traditional Boxing Day hunt.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Rudimental play Thetford Forest

Dance outfit Rudimental will play at Thetford Forest at the end of June.

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The Fitzwilliam (Milton) Hunt arriving at the Boxing Day meet 2015 in Stilton. Picture by Claire Wright

Big crowds turn out for traditional Boxing Day hunt meet

Hundreds of people gathered in Stilton to watch the traditional Boxing Day meet of the Fitzwilliam Hunt.

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Bring your cuddly toy to a teddy bears picnic at Sacrewell

Bring your favourite teddy bear to Sacrewell this bank holiday for an awesome adventure at the farm and activity centre near Wansford.

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An artist's impression of the new badger play area at Ferry Meadows. Photo: Davies White EMN-150817-172312001

Plan for new £128,000 play area at Ferry Meadows revealed

Plans for a £128,000 play area at Ferry Meadows with climbing trees, a badger den and slide have been revealed by the Nene Park Trust.

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Environment Agency

No river fishing for three months, Cambridgeshire anglers are warned

Anglers across Cambridgeshire are being reminded that rivers are off limits from next Sunday.

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Ferry Meadows country park in the Nene Park, Peterborough. Photo: David Lowndes

Nene Park: Plenty of activities at Peterborough’s very own country park

January and February events: A gap in the drizzly grey skies over Peterborough recently, left the city’s Nene Park sparking under a fine bright blue sky.

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The Cresset at the Bretton Centre in Peterborough. Photo: David Lowndes/Peterborough Telegraph

Get inspired at Sporting Saturday event

A range of sporting clubs for disabled people will be on show in Peterborough.

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Crowds line the streets for New Year’s Day hunt - in pictures

Excited spectators came out in force to glimpse the New Year’s Day Fitzwilliam (Milton) Hunt in Wansford, near Peterborough.

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The Fitzwilliam Hunt Boxing Day meet from the Bell at Stilton. Leading the hounds is the whipper in George Adams EMN-141226-140537009

Big reception for Boxing Day hunt

About 1,000 people turned out to enjoy the colour and sounds of the historic Boxing Day hunt in Peterborough.

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Riverford Pumpkin Day will take place at Sacrewell Farm.

Activities for children at Riverford Pumpkin Day

Pull on your wellies and get down to Sacrewell Farm for the Riverford Pumpkin Day on Saturday (October 25, 11am-4pm).

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Local event news and previews from the Peterborough Telegraph, www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk and www.wow247.co.uk

Places available for swim academy

First-come first-serve places are available for Vivacity’s Swim Academy which begins on September 29.

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Flag Fen's positioning in the Fens gives it excellent biodiversity.

Explore the Flag Fen wildlife with nature experts

Get closer to nature with Flag Fen’s Bronze Age BioBlitz!

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