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Peterborough river charity duck race may not go ahead due to flood warnings

Following unprecedented heavy rain fall, a charity duck race has had to be cancelled as event organisers fear that the banks of the Cambridgeshire river where it takes place could burst. The Environment Agency told organisers that the River Nene in Peterborough is currently too dangerous for the race, which sees hundreds of plastic ducks race down the river.

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Folk Festival

Headliners at the Cambridge Folk Festival have included Laura Marling, Chris Wood and Richard Thompson, among many others. Many famous names have been in the line-up over the years, including The Levellers, k.d lang, Joan Baez, Elvis Costello and Joe Strummer.

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