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Cambridge’s summer sound

Cambridge musician Dylan Clark is hoping that his music is going to feature on summer soundtracks around town, and he’s already off to a good start. Dylan, 18, performing under the name Dyl, has attracted…

A & P Show best of bunch

Despite competing with Equitana Auckland last weekend, Cambridge’s 114th annual A&P Show attracted a strong showing, leaving organisers “rapt”. “It went really well…we had some of the best entries that we’ve seen so far this…

Charity car show draws crowds

The annual Stragglers Rod and Kustom Charity Car Show is over for another year, the event raising money for kids with special needs and entertaining thousands of visitors at Lake Karapiro in the process. They…

BBQ spreads message

The annual White Ribbon barbeque fed hungry crowds on Friday, with 150 Wholly Cow sausages eaten, 3.5 kgs of onions consumed, 10 loaves of bread from Vege fresh, lots of sauces, serviettes and rubbish sacks…

Another stuck truck

An ETL truck fell victim to the usual story of a driver following the GPS onto the high-level bridge at lunchtime on Friday.  Fortunately, there was no damage to the bridge this time, however traffic…

Boomerang bags landed

Plastic Bag Free Cambridge will be at the Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning – weather dependant – running a stall with boomerang tote bags and produce bags. Shoppers can take the bag for a donation…

Fuel bunker being restored

The World War 2 fuel bunker remains hiding in the hill at Te Ko Utu Lake are scheduled for an upgrade over the coming months. At their November meeting the Cambridge Community Board (CCB) approved…

White Ribbon rides again

The message of respect was heard loud and clear on Monday as motorbikes rumbled through town. It was a contingent of about 40 motorcyclists known as the White Ribbon Riders (WRR), bringing with them the…

Cross leases in the crosshairs

Decision time is looming as Council considers a $100,000 report on how to manage water metering for around 1,000 cross-lease properties across the district.  Claire Castle did her best to understand the four options under…

Local cat a Facebook star

A Cambridge cat is taking the world of social media by storm, with his classic cat persona and grumpy Grinch face to boot. Pedro the Loiterer, a 6-year-old Maine Coon living on Williams Street, has…

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