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Classic Ferraris go under the hammer in Duxford

All proceeds from the auction will go the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Eleven Ferraris - including one which belonged to footballer David Beckham - will be sold at a classic car auction at Duxford's Imperial War Museum.

150 lots will go under the hammer, including a Ferrari Nembo Spider.

The collection was bequeathed to the East Anglian Air Ambulance, and is expected to fetch up to £1.5 million for the charity.

Classic Ferraris go under the hammer in Duxford

All proceeds from the auction will go the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Eleven Ferraris - including one which belonged to footballer David Beckham - will be sold at a classic car auction at Duxford's Imperial War Museum.

150 lots will go under the hammer, including a Ferrari Nembo Spider.

The collection was bequeathed to the East Anglian Air Ambulance, and is expected to fetch up to £1.5 million for the charity.

More acts announced for this summer's V Festival

DJ Annie Mac will headline the Summer of Dance stage. Credit: PA

Chase and Status, Annie Mac and MistaJam have been announced as the latest acts due to perform at the V Festival in Essex this summer.

The festival held in Hylands Park in Chelmsford in Essex and Staffordshire will take place on the weekend of the August 19th and 20th.

The Summer of Dance stage will return to the festival, opening the musical proceedings on the Friday night.

Annie Mac will headline the stage, joined by Wilkinson, Netsky, Riton featuring Kah-lo and Icarus.

Jay-Z, Pink, Ellie Goulding, Stormzy and Craig David are among the acts already announced to perform.

Chase and Status are due to perform at the festival. Credit: PA

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Hungry haulier caught prepping veg on fuel tank for impromptu roadside picnic

He was spotted preparing his lunch on the fuel tank. Credit: BCH Road Policing.

Road police in Hertfordshire have tweeted a picture of a trucker’s lunch they caught him making on the hardshoulder of a motorway.

They found him preparing his impromptu picnic – featuring spring onions and vine tomatoes - on the fuel tank of his vehicle on the M25 near St Albans.

They helpfully suggested “The hardshoulder of the M25 is probably not the best place to start preparing your dinner.”

Confused homeowner calls in reinforcements after finding raccoon on her roof

The raccoon was captured safely. Credit: Fenland Animal Rescue.

A stray raccoon has been captured after being spotted on a Cambridgeshire roof.

A member of the public called Fenland Animal Rescue when she saw the mammal, native to North America, on top of a roof at her house in Broughton.

He will be taken to a specialist centre north of Cambridgeshire. Credit: Fenland Animal Rescue.

An animal rescue specialist was sent to the scene and after ‘a short game of cat and mouse’ was brought down securely.

He will be taken to a specialist centre north of Cambridgeshire, where he will be kept with other raccoons.

Experts hopeful missing owl will return to Ipswich park

Mabel the owl has been missing for six weeks.

Experts are hopeful a wild owl that that has disappeared from a park in Ipswich will soon return .

Mabel has regularly been spotted at Christchurch Park, but she not for been seen there for six weeks.

There had been some concern for her welfare, but it's now thought she may be buried away nesting her eggs early.

Mabel was often seen in an oak tree in Christchurch Park.
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