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Cambridge - a victim of its own success ?

Influential organisations including leading companies have put a five-point plan to the UK government to underpin the continued growth of Cambridge. Credit: ITV Anglia

Political and business leaders are warning that the Cambridge economy could stagnate without some major changes.

Business is booming, unemployment is falling and some of the world's top businesses have moved in.

But many workers can't afford a home in the city and those who commute from outside spend hours stuck in traffic. Now business leaders say investment is vital to secure its future.

Click below to see Claire McGlasson's report.

£100,000 to repair Hertfordshire sinkhole with the equivalent of 6,698 bathtubs of concrete

The St Albans pothole has been filled with the equivalent of 6,687 bathtubs of concrete. Credit: Hertfordshire County Council

The cost of repairing a sinkhole which opened up in a street in St Albans is estimated at £100,000.

Engineers have pumped in 48 lorry loads of foamed concrete over four days which amounts to nearly 6,700 bathtubs full.

Experts are monitoring the site in Fontmell Close using specialist equipment to test for any movement.

Electricity, water, sewerage and telephone services have now been restored to the majority of the fifty homes affected by the sinkhole which appeared on Thursday 1 October

The sinkhole 66ft wide and 33ft deep opened up on 1 October 2015. Credit: ITV News



Horse loose as A14 closed after horsebox fire

Part of the A14 near Cambridge has been closed after a horsebox caught fire. It was reported that at least one horse was on the loose.

There were long delays on one of the busiest sections of the road north of Cambridge.

The incident was between Histon and Milton and the westbound carriageway was closed near junction 32 for a time.

Actor's caravan stolen in Cambridgeshire

The actor Warwick Davis has had his caravan stolen in Cambridgeshire Credit: Twitter/Warwick Davis

The actor Warwick Davis has been tweeting about how he's had his caravan stolen in Cambridgeshire. He says

Roundabout to re-open five days after burst water main

There have been delays in Colchester for five days following disruption from a burst water main. Credit: ITV News Anglia

All routes leading to a busy roundabout in Colchester are due to fully re-open almost five days after a water main burst on the site.

Motorists have been experiencing severe delays along all four approach roads to the Maldon Road roundabout since Monday morning.

Anglian Water say they had to restrict traffic to one lane for 'safety reasons' while they fixed 30ft of pipe and excavated 100 tonnes of material.

Anglian Water say they had to restrict traffic to one lane for 'safety reasons' Credit: ITV News Anglia
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