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YES to business success

Two innovative business products which featured in the November 2 issue of Cambridge News have scored awards at the recent Young Enterprise Scheme Regional Awards. Bianca Rayner, a member of St Peter’s business team Get…

Blackadder good night out

Blackadder Goes Forth is now playing at the Gaslight Theatre, Claire Robson went along to check it out. A massive Blackadder fan, I was excited to go and check out this show and I was…

New manager for CCH

Harriet Dixon’s role as the newly-installed manager at Cambridge Community House (CCH) takes on particular importance as the organisation braces to meet fast-growing demand. Just days into the job, Harriet said last week that referrals…

Cat’s stash returned to owner

We can now report that the owner of most of the socks and underwear stolen by a mischievous cat in Leamington has been reunited with their items. The November 9 issue of Cambridge News featured…

History remembered during Armistice weekend

Around 200 re-enactors donned their uniforms and took part in Armistice in Cambridge at Karapiro last weekend, wowing the crowds with six staged battles. Complete with blank gunfire and mortar fire, the military action at…

National titles for ballroom dancer

Local student Miranda McArthur won six categories at the New Zealand Open Dance Championships held at Claudelands recently. As a result, the St Peter’s School student was selected to attend the Australian Dance Sports Championships…

Judy Uden: Distinguished Toastmaster

Congratulations to Judy Uden, a member of Cambridge’s TreeTown Toastmasters, for achieving the highest award in Toastmasters. This is the Distinguished Toastmaster Award, which is only achieved after many years of public speaking practice. In…

From easel to table

One of Cambridge’s best-known artists, Carole Hughes, is now making her bold, colourful work available on placemats and coasters. The sets are smaller versions of her often very large paintings, many of which hang in…

Traders can stay

After a nervous few months of uncertainty, mobile traders who park up by Victoria Square can finally breathe a sigh of relief, with a decision made on their future. Waipā District Council’s new Public Places…

Hairdressing for the stars

Cambridge hairdressers Petra Ayers and Anna Hastings will be rubbing shoulders with television’s “who’s who” at the industry’s glitzy annual awards event next week, working their magic on the hair of presenters and the “talent”….

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