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Dusty jaguar left in shed since 1975 sells for £85,000

The jaguar had been expected to fetch around £30,000. Credit: ITV Anglia

A dusty old E-type Jaguar, which had been left in a shed since 1975, has sold at auction for more than £85,000.

It went under the hammer at Duxford today and was expected to for go around £30,000.

It went for over twice that amount, finally reaching £85,800. It’s estimated it will cost that amount again to get the car the back to pristine condition.

The car had been left to gather dust in a shed since 1975. Credit: ITV Anglia

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Newspaper which only publishes 'good news' launches in Luton

StandUp Luton will only publish 'good news' Credit: ITV News Anglia

A new newspaper which will only publish good news is being launched in Luton.

It's the idea of Editor Shaz Zaman whose group 'Stand up Luton' are fed up of the negative image of the town.

It is being given out for free and funded entirely by donations.

The Editor of StandUp Luton, Shaz Zaman (right) Credit: ITV News Anglia

"The conception that people have of our town of being a hotbed of extremism, gangs, violence, there's people sitting at home saying yeah, I'm fed up of people really having a go at my town. This is a vehicle for people to be able to come around, to know that there are people who want to do good."

– Shaz Zaman, Editor

Pigs go under the hammer for charity

39 pigs went up for sale this evening Credit: ITV News Anglia

Dozens of colourful fibreglass pigs went under the hammer this evening in Suffolk, to raise money for the St Elizabeth hospice.

Over the summer, porky stars including Ed Sheer-Ham, Porkman Road and Sir Bradley Piggins have adorned the streets of the town for the Pigs Gone Wild sculpture trail.

Tonight, the auction at Trinity Park raised a whopping £195,050- Ipswich Blue, proved the most popular, selling for £6,500 followed by Ed Sheer-Ham at £6,200.

Well done me hearties!

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