In 2007 Cambridge Evening News sports desk reporter David Hallett retired after 43 years with the company. He was a well respected journalist who joined the paper in 1964 reporting on a number of sports during this period.
Broadcaster Mark Saggers said at the time: “David watched and reported on me as a sporstman in Cambridge. He instinctively knew the story and asked the questions in the right way.“He mixed Town sport with gown, county with village and was also trusted. When Rob Andrew and Michael Atherton still ask about him, you know he did a great job. He is a true Cambridgeshire sportsman.”
David has kindly written the following recalling his time following the U's at the News for 100yearsofcoconuts
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