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Cop car in Norwich Pride makeover

The specially coloured car will lead the parade. Credit: Norfolk Police.

Ahead of Norwich Pride, the counties police force has given one of its patrol cars a rainbow coloured makeover.

Designed to help tackle hate crime the vehicle will lead the Pride parade through the city on Saturday.


Calls for road safety review after school bus crash

Emergency services at the scene of the incident. Credit: ITV Anglia.

There's been calls for a road safety review following a school bus crash in Oundle earlier this month.

Tom Pursglove, the MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire, has urged the county council to review the safety of the Cotterstock Crossroads following the crash.

Around 20 children were left with minor injuries following the incident.

Cambridge 'tourist disaster' if visitor numbers not controlled

140,000 people went to Cambridge last Saturday. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Councillors are warning that Cambridge could be heading for a "tourist disaster" if measures are not put in place to control increasing visitor numbers.

Figures from Cambridge BID suggest that more than 140,000 people went to Cambridge on Saturday - an increase of 10,000 from the week before.

Some councillors say the increased numbers make a visit to the city "disagreeable".


Girl with tourettes meets football idol

Video report by ITV Anglia's Dononvan Blake.

Football is helping a young girl in Cambridgeshire cope with a neurological disorder known as Tourettes Syndrome.

Daisy McGregor, who's 11, says playing the game helps her to forget she has the condition.

Her favourite footballer is England's women striker Eni Aluko, who turned up to one of Daisy's training sessions.

Daisy McGregor Credit: ITV News Anglia

"It's a bit mind blowing because I didn't really expect it. I just thought it would be a normal training session really with doing our filming.... and then she walked out the door and I was just absolutely amazed."

– Daisy McGregor

India Chipchase: First evidence from the man accused of murdering her

ITV Anglia's Sarah Cooper was in court.

Edward Tenniswood, the 52-year-old accused of raping and throttling India Chipchase, today (July 26) told the jury he saw her looking "distressed" outside NBs nightclub in Northampton in the early hours of Saturday the 30th January.

He told the court: "I just felt sorry for her, I'm a tactile person, I just put my arm half round her in a sort of paternal way" to "calm her down."

The prosecution claim the former book-keeper "led, steered or escorted" her into a taxi and took her back to his house on Stanley Road, where her body was found on a mattress the next day.

Mr Tenniswood said he told India she was welcome to come back to his place for a drink if she wanted to. Once they got back to his house, he told the jury, India's mood improved. He said they were joking and she was "not upset anymore."

He denies charges of murder and rape.

The trial continues.

Alleged people smuggler appears in court

A man accused of trying to smuggle 68 illegal immigrants through an Essex port has appeared in court facing extradition to France.

Iraqi born Rekwat Kayani is suspected of being behind an operation last June when refugees from Afghanistan, China and Vietnam were found inside four lorries in Harwich.

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