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Bury Free Press
LATEST: West Norfolk Council backs devolution proposalsthe specific reference to additional investment in improvements to the Ely nort
LATEST: West Norfolk Council backs devolution proposals
Bury Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
the specific reference to additional investment in improvements to the Ely north junction in both the Norfolk-Suffolk and Cambridgeshire-Peterborough deals as a prime example of the scheme’s benefits. And former borough mayor Colin Sampson, who... Read more
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chroniclelive
How Polish people living in the North East feel after BrexitCharlton, of ABS Service Accountancy and Bookkeeping Ltd in Fenham, Newcastle,
How Polish people living in the North East feel after Brexit
chroniclelive / Posted 8 hours ago
Charlton, of ABS Service Accountancy and Bookkeeping Ltd in Fenham, Newcastle, who is originally from Poland In Cambridgeshire, police are investigating reports of cards reading “Leave the EU/No more Polish vermin”, while in London... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brexit should not open the door to racism and we must stand up for its victimsand signs saying, “No More Polish vermin” to be handed out in ­Huntingdon, Camb
Brexit should not open the door to racism and we must stand up for its victims
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
and signs saying, “No More Polish vermin” to be handed out in ­Huntingdon, Cambs.Hateful laminated cards left in Huntingdon Cambridgeshire The same message, translated into Polish Now a Portuguese woman, Fatima Lourenco, has been attacked near... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain's post-Brexit hate crime explosion appears to be even worse than fearedin its 60-year history. Graffiti was also sprayed near the Portsmouth Naval Me
Britain's post-Brexit hate crime explosion appears to be even worse than feared
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
in its 60-year history. Graffiti was also sprayed near the Portsmouth Naval Memorial reading: "UKIP. Dirty Polish". Cambridgeshire Police are investigating after cards reading "No More Polish Vermin" were allegedly posted through letterboxes... Read more
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SKY News
Hate Crimes Soar Since Brexit Vote - Policesome "disturbing early results". There were reports of hate notes being posted
Hate Crimes Soar Since Brexit Vote - Police
SKY News / Posted 11 hours ago
some "disturbing early results". There were reports of hate notes being posted through the doors of Polish residents in Cambridgeshire and scores of accounts of post-Brexit racism posted on social media. London mayor Sadiq Khan said he had... Read more
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Spalding Today
Spalding community service takes stand against racial hatredsince last Thursday’s vote. But after reports of hate-filled leaflets being le
Spalding community service takes stand against racial hatred
Spalding Today / Posted 11 hours ago
since last Thursday’s vote. But after reports of hate-filled leaflets being left on cars near a school in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, on Sunday, community groups working to improve relations between migrants and other people living in Spalding... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Councillors in Yarmouth set to vote on devolution deal tonightCity, Breckland District and North Norfolk District already rejected the revise
Councillors in Yarmouth set to vote on devolution deal tonight
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 hours ago
City, Breckland District and North Norfolk District already rejected the revised blueprint, which no longer includes Cambridgeshire as it has been offered a separate deal, and which now has extra money, including £130m for housing. Other... Read more
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Spalding Today
Wimbotsham man in court accused of frauds worth £220,000been committed in Lynn and Downham, others are said to have happened in other p
Wimbotsham man in court accused of frauds worth £220,000
Spalding Today / Posted 16 hours ago
been committed in Lynn and Downham, others are said to have happened in other parts of the county, as well as Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Scotland. Court papers show one of the charges relates to an alleged attempt to obtain farm... Read more
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Hunts Post
Lucky escape for pony after it is rescued from river by firefighterswas unclear at this point who owned the pony, so deputy chief inspector Knight
Lucky escape for pony after it is rescued from river by firefighters
Hunts Post / Posted 16 hours ago
was unclear at this point who owned the pony, so deputy chief inspector Knight left nothing to chance and contacted Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, and a team of firefighters arrived at the scene. He added: “She was a lovely,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Two injured after lorry crashes into a tree by the A10 near Ely, Cambridgeshire Two Ely crews were called to this road traffic collision earlier this morning
Two injured after lorry crashes into a tree by the A10 near Ely, Cambridgeshire
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 17 hours ago
Two Ely crews were called to this road traffic collision earlier this morning after a lorry had collided with a tree on the A10 near Stetham. Two people have been... Read more
18h
Chichester Observer
Goodwood bosses delighted by big-race entries(20/1, Andrew Balding), a dual Group Two scorer, and Bronze Angel (20/1, Marcus
Goodwood bosses delighted by big-race entries
Chichester Observer / Posted 18 hours ago
(20/1, Andrew Balding), a dual Group Two scorer, and Bronze Angel (20/1, Marcus Tregoning), twice successful in the Betfred Cambridgeshire at Newmarket. Stick with this website and the Chichester Observer for all the coverage before, during and... Read more
18h
Royston & Buntingford Crow
South Cambs MP Heidi Allen holds open meeting for constituents over Brexit resultany concerns they have at the meeting on Saturday in Cambourne. The event will
South Cambs MP Heidi Allen holds open meeting for constituents over Brexit result
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 18 hours ago
any concerns they have at the meeting on Saturday in Cambourne. The event will take place between 4pm and 6pm at South Cambridgeshire Hall on Cambourne Business Park. Heidi will post minutes of the meeting on her website afterwards and will... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Authorities split over East Anglia devolution vision as North Norfolk rejects proposalsthe process and we will take stock of the situation on Friday or early next wee
Authorities split over East Anglia devolution vision as North Norfolk rejects proposals
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 19 hours ago
the process and we will take stock of the situation on Friday or early next week.” He brokered a separate deal with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for an elected mayor, which has so far been backed by all the councils. Speaking before last... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Authorities split over East Anglia devolution vision as North Norfolk rejects proposalsthe process and we will take stock of the situation on Friday or early next wee
Authorities split over East Anglia devolution vision as North Norfolk rejects proposals
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 20 hours ago
the process and we will take stock of the situation on Friday or early next week.” He brokered a separate deal with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for an elected mayor, which has so far been backed by all the councils. Speaking before last... Read more
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Hunts Post
Inquest rules death of man in waterway was accidental“He did have a really lovely time in Finland and he was positive about life whi
Inquest rules death of man in waterway was accidental
Hunts Post / Posted 20 hours ago
“He did have a really lovely time in Finland and he was positive about life which he hadn’t been for a very long time.” Senior coroner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, David Heming recorded a conclusion that Mr Sander’s death was acc... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Ofsted chief inspector raises concerns about high schools in Cambridgeshire Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted, speaking at the Norfolk headteacher conf
Ofsted chief inspector raises concerns about high schools in Cambridgeshire
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 20 hours ago
Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted, speaking at the Norfolk headteacher conference in 2014. Photo: Bill Smith The chief inspector of schools has highlighted concerns about... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK's austerity policy a breach of international human rights, says UN reportbeing ordered to “go back where they come” and taunted with shouts of “Out! Out
UK's austerity policy a breach of international human rights, says UN report
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
being ordered to “go back where they come” and taunted with shouts of “Out! Out! Out!” following the vote. In Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, there were reports of leaflets saying “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” posted the letter boxes of Polish... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Brexit Vote, U.K. Sees A Wave Of Hate Crimes And Racist Abuse"Get back to Africa!" while another sprays beer in the man's direction. Manches
After Brexit Vote, U.K. Sees A Wave Of Hate Crimes And Racist Abuse
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
"Get back to Africa!" while another sprays beer in the man's direction. Manchester police have made three arrests. In Cambridgeshire, cards reading "Leave the EU/No more Polish vermin" appeared outside some homes and schools after the vote.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After Brexit Vote, U.K. Sees A Wave Of Hate Crimes And Racist Abuse"Get back to Africa!" while another sprays beer in the man's direction. Manches
After Brexit Vote, U.K. Sees A Wave Of Hate Crimes And Racist Abuse
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
"Get back to Africa!" while another sprays beer in the man's direction. Manchester police have made three arrests. In Cambridgeshire, cards reading "Leave the EU/No more Polish vermin" appeared outside some homes and schools after the vote.... Read more
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Spalding Today
Hayes hints at vote for Boris as Tory leader and Prime MinisterDeepings has avoided any incidents similar to that in Huntingdon on Sunday when
Hayes hints at vote for Boris as Tory leader and Prime Minister
Spalding Today / Posted yesterday
Deepings has avoided any incidents similar to that in Huntingdon on Sunday when racist leaflets were left on cars near a Cambridgeshire school. Mr Hayes said: “I’ve been campaigning for racial equality all my political life and, at the end of... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit bigots target German cars and Polish children abused as hate crimes surge (23 June). Poles have been at the receiving end of several unpleasant incident
Brexit bigots target German cars and Polish children abused as hate crimes surge
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
(23 June). Poles have been at the receiving end of several unpleasant incidents including cards being handed out in Cambridgeshire calling them "vermin" who should leave the country. Some members of the Polish community are so concerned that... Read more
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Hunts Post
Police uncover cannabis factory in Ramseyalso took paraphernalia from the scene that was being used for the cultivation
Police uncover cannabis factory in Ramsey
Hunts Post / Posted yesterday
also took paraphernalia from the scene that was being used for the cultivation of the plants. A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police described it as “a fully functioning cannabis factory”. The spokesman added that no arrests have been... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The Brexit liesmorning, a group of people shouted: “Scum!” Well-printed, laminated cards have
In this week's magazine | The Brexit lies
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
morning, a group of people shouted: “Scum!” Well-printed, laminated cards have been put through the doors of houses in Cambridgeshire where Polish people live, calling them “vermin”. Muslims and eastern Europeans have been abused on the streets... Read more
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Hunts Post
Huntingdonshire business community comes together to support worthy causesPotter. Among those in attendance were Huntingdon MP, Jonathan Djanogly, and t
Huntingdonshire business community comes together to support worthy causes
Hunts Post / Posted yesterday
Potter. Among those in attendance were Huntingdon MP, Jonathan Djanogly, and the new police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire, Jason Ablewhite as well business from across the region including Urban & Civic, ACE Tech and the West... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Which places in Britain have the most unpaid council tax revealedwhich collected 99.5% of the council tax owed for 2015-16 by March. That left
Which places in Britain have the most unpaid council tax revealed
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
which collected 99.5% of the council tax owed for 2015-16 by March. That left a gap of just £487,000. South Cambridgeshire (99.4%) and Guildford in Surrey (99.3%) had the next best collection rates. The fact the money hasn’t been... Read more
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Hunts Post
Historic windmill to be preserved for next generation thanks to grant fundingof pounds. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Repair work at
Historic windmill to be preserved for next generation thanks to grant funding
Hunts Post / Posted yesterday
of pounds. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Repair work at Great Gransden Windmill – which is owned by Cambridgeshire County Council – is under way thanks to a £75,000 grant from the WREN Heritage Fund and a £17,000 grant from... Read more
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The Forward
A British Jew Mourns, Fears BrexitJust over the weekend, cards stating “No more Polish vermin,” and “Leave the EU
A British Jew Mourns, Fears Brexit
The Forward / Posted yesterday
Just over the weekend, cards stating “No more Polish vermin,” and “Leave the EU” were distributed in homes and shops in Cambridgeshire. Yet, as a Remain supporter, I cannot deny the black-and-white fact that 52% of the British population voted... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Tory watch: who your local MP is backing to be the next prime ministerover the weekend, but has put forward One Nation platform Peter Aldous, Wavene
Tory watch: who your local MP is backing to be the next prime minister
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
over the weekend, but has put forward One Nation platform Peter Aldous, Waveney: Not declared Stephen Barclay, North-East Cambridgeshire: Not declared Therese Coffey, Suffolk Coastal: Not declared Matt Hancock, West Suffolk: Not... Read more
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Hunts Post
New mayor of St Neots names his charities for the yearfrom the Tesco Community project for the newly formed Saints Boxing Club in Lit
New mayor of St Neots names his charities for the year
Hunts Post / Posted yesterday
from the Tesco Community project for the newly formed Saints Boxing Club in Little End Road in Eaton Socon. Supported by Cambridgeshire police as part of the Police Community Involvement Scheme, the project aims to channel young boys and girls to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Britain gripped by wave of racism in aftermath of votePolish community." In utter shock: just been called p**i in my home town! Have
Britain gripped by wave of racism in aftermath of vote
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Polish community." In utter shock: just been called p**i in my home town! Haven't heard that word here since the 80s..! Cambridgeshire police are investigating hate literature reading "No more Polish vermin" that was posted through letterboxes... Read more
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Hunts Post
Trust forced to act after outcry over vending machine placed near GP surgeryand off our main waiting area.” Following discussions, the practice’s patient
Trust forced to act after outcry over vending machine placed near GP surgery
Hunts Post / Posted yesterday
and off our main waiting area.” Following discussions, the practice’s patient participant group filed a complaint to Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust – the body responsible for the machine. Now, providers Cambridge Vending has... Read more
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Hunts Post
Family of four loses treasured items after fire destroys Eaton Ford homethe machine as I could smell something funny.” Miss Casey, 30, grabbed her chi
Family of four loses treasured items after fire destroys Eaton Ford home
Hunts Post / Posted yesterday
the machine as I could smell something funny.” Miss Casey, 30, grabbed her children and left the property before ringing Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service and getting the help of her neighbours. “It felt like I waiting about half an hour... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Councillors to investigate sharp rise in children excluded from Norfolk schoolsand he added that the council wanted to learn from what other local authorities
Councillors to investigate sharp rise in children excluded from Norfolk schools
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
and he added that the council wanted to learn from what other local authorities are doing, particularly Suffolk and Cambridgeshire county councils. The committee unanimously agreed to set up a working party to examine the root causes of the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Councillors to investigate sharp rise in children excluded from Norfolk schoolsand he added that the council wanted to learn from what other local authorities
Councillors to investigate sharp rise in children excluded from Norfolk schools
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
and he added that the council wanted to learn from what other local authorities are doing, particularly Suffolk and Cambridgeshire county councils. The committee unanimously agreed to set up a working party to examine the root causes of the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Hate crime reports have soared by 75% on Merseyside since 2012weeks ago. Yet while disturbing incidents - including racist notes being poste
Hate crime reports have soared by 75% on Merseyside since 2012
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
weeks ago. Yet while disturbing incidents - including racist notes being posted through the doors of Polish families in Cambridgeshire - have been reported elsewhere, there has been no surge in Merseyside. DS Brunskill added: “Merseyside Police... Read more
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Daily Mail
American veteran and victim of British race hate abuse speaks outcoverage of an increase in reports of race hate crime in the past few days foll
American veteran and victim of British race hate abuse speaks out
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
coverage of an increase in reports of race hate crime in the past few days following the referendum vote.' Meanwhile Cambridgeshire Police is investigating after cards reading 'Leave the EU – no more Polish vermin' were discovered. Elsewhere... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Police decried this confrontation as 'a disgusting display of abuse' — but similar incidents are happening across the UKlive in the UK, making the group one of the top three minorities in the region,
Police decried this confrontation as 'a disgusting display of abuse' — but similar incidents are happening across the UK
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
live in the UK, making the group one of the top three minorities in the region, according to Al Jazeera. In Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, a town in southeastern England, cards that read "Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin," in both Polish and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich City Council unanimously rejects East Anglian devolution dealand enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county an
Norwich City Council unanimously rejects East Anglian devolution deal
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
and enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county and region in a controlled and fair way.” Cambridgeshire County Council has given its support to its version of the deal, which would see the creation of a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Police decried this confrontation as 'a disgusting display of abuse' — but similar incidents are happening across the UKlive in the UK, making the group one of the top three minorities in the region,
Police decried this confrontation as 'a disgusting display of abuse' — but similar incidents are happening across the UK
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
live in the UK, making the group one of the top three minorities in the region, according to Al Jazeera. In Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, a town in southeastern England, cards that read "Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin," in both Polish and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich City Council unanimously rejects East Anglian devolution dealand enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county an
Norwich City Council unanimously rejects East Anglian devolution deal
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
and enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county and region in a controlled and fair way.” Cambridgeshire County Council has given its support to its version of the deal, which would see the creation of a... Read more
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Business Insider
Police decried this confrontation as 'a disgusting display of abuse' — but similar incidents are happening across the UK800,000 Poles live in the UK, making the group one of the top three minorities,
Police decried this confrontation as 'a disgusting display of abuse' — but similar incidents are happening across the UK
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
800,000 Poles live in the UK, making the group one of the top three minorities, according to Al Jazeera. In Huntington, Cambridgeshire, a town in southeastern England, cards that read "Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin," in both Polish and... Read more
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ABC News
London Mayor Urges Police Vigilance as U.K. Hate Crimes Continue to Surgerecent days. Local papers reported on the distribution of signs declaring "No
London Mayor Urges Police Vigilance as U.K. Hate Crimes Continue to Surge
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
recent days. Local papers reported on the distribution of signs declaring "No more Polish vermin" in Huntingdon, a town in Cambridgeshire, England. The Polish cultural center in Hammersmith, England, was also sprayed with anti-immigrant graffiti,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Breckland Council votes against East Anglian devolution dealand enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county an
Breckland Council votes against East Anglian devolution deal
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
and enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county and region in a controlled and fair way.” Cambridgeshire County Council has today given its support to the deal, which would see the creation of a Cambridgeshire and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Tory watch: who is your local MP backing to be the next prime ministerover the weekend, but has put forward One Nation platform Peter Aldous, Wavene
Tory watch: who is your local MP backing to be the next prime minister
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
over the weekend, but has put forward One Nation platform Peter Aldous, Waveney: Not declared Stephen Barclay, North-East Cambridgeshire: Not declared Therese Coffey, Suffolk Coastal: Not declared Matt Hancock, West Suffolk: Not declared Dan... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Breckland Council votes against East Anglian devolution dealand enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county an
Breckland Council votes against East Anglian devolution deal
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
and enables us to lead and influence the development of our district, county and region in a controlled and fair way.” Cambridgeshire County Council has today given its support to the deal, which would see the creation of a Cambridgeshire and... Read more
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DW
Britain sees spike in hate crimes after Brexit vote |surprise: racist graffiti daubed over the entrance of the building. This was no
Britain sees spike in hate crimes after Brexit vote |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
surprise: racist graffiti daubed over the entrance of the building. This was not an isolated incident. In Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, cards saying "Leave the EU" and "No more Polish vermin" were found outside St Peter's School. An 11-year-old... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks inheard "since the 80s." Police are investigating vandalism at a Polish cultural
Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks in
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
heard "since the 80s." Police are investigating vandalism at a Polish cultural center in west London and incidents in Cambridgeshire in which cards were given to Polish residents calling them "vermin" and ordering them to leave the country.... Read more
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express
New face of Amazon REVEALED: This cute creature is about to be Britain's most famous bunnyInstagram and Facebook.· Bob the dog Bob is 18-months-old and was purchased on
New face of Amazon REVEALED: This cute creature is about to be Britain's most famous bunny
express / Posted 2 days ago
Instagram and Facebook.· Bob the dog Bob is 18-months-old and was purchased on Valentine's Day by his owner and lives in Cambridgeshire. Bob loves cheese and is more of an actor than a model. Bob has over 22,000 followers on Instagram.· Harry... Read more
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New York Post
Racist attacks on the rise in UK after Brexit voteheard “since the 80s.” Police are investigating vandalism at a Polish cultural
Racist attacks on the rise in UK after Brexit vote
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
heard “since the 80s.” Police are investigating vandalism at a Polish cultural center in west London and incidents in Cambridgeshire in which cards were given to Polish residents calling them “vermin” and ordering them to leave the country.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks inheard “since the 80s.” Police are investigating vandalism at a Polish cultural
Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks in
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
heard “since the 80s.” Police are investigating vandalism at a Polish cultural center in west London and incidents in Cambridgeshire in which cards were given to Polish residents calling them “vermin” and ordering them to leave the country.... Read more
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