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Friendship book quite the journey

A Cambridge teenager is already setting foot on her career path after releasing a creative book for children. Grace Andrews’ Friendship Book is an interactive text book of sorts for children to share with their…

Cambridge sport stars shine at regional awards

Twelve Cambridge locals scooped five of the top awards at the 2018 Brian Perry Waikato Regional Sports Awards on Friday night. Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year went to cyclist Sam Gaze and squash player…

200 speed limit drops planned for Waipā

Cambridge’s town centre will become a 40km/h zone for drivers under far-reaching proposals the Waipā District Council called for submissions on recently. The council has come up with a whopping 200-plus speed changes in the…

More comfort for theatre-goers

Cambridge’s Gaslight Theatre has had a makeover worth around $100,000 that not only involves a facelift but also promises a lot more comfort for its patrons. There is a fresh coat of heritage colours on…

Fundraising at new heights

Rachel Pridham, right-hand supporter of 2018 Starship fundraiser Kate Pridham, is setting her sights even higher in the pursuit of helping others – this time walking 100km to raise hundreds of dollars for Oxfam New…

Cambridge ambos adopt double-crewing

The days of single-crewed St John ambulances in Cambridge are over, making for better patient outcomes and a lowered risk to St John staffers and volunteers. The move comes as a roll-out of government funding…

Find this pot pusher

They are spoiling our community – and the community is striking back. A restaurant has put a bounty on the head of a vandal who has targeted at least one institution in the town, and…

Third record in the bag for Cambridge bowlers

Cambridge Central Bowling Club members Alistair Carter and Ryan McGowan heard earlier this month that their marathon attempt in early 2018 has earned the club its third Guinness World Record. On February 17 last year,…

Japan plan flagged

The Japanese flag could fly at future Armistice Day services in Cambridge. Japan was an ally in World War 1 and is credited with playing an important role in securing sea lanes against the German…

Chamber looks to big picture issues for Cambridge

Newly returned to his role as president of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, Phil Mackay remains as focused as ever on steering the town’s growth in such a way that not a skerrick of charm…

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