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Boost for region after multi-million life science investment announced

Experts in Cambridge say this region could get a boost worth billions of pounds thanks to the government's latest life sciences strategy.

Ministers today announced plans to turn the UK into a world leader in bio-medical research.

And with this region already seeing huge investment in pioneering centres - including the proposed Public Health Laboratory in Harlow in Essex -scientists here believe they are ready to take advantage of the opportunities.


Protesters say they've been 'fobbed off' over Luton business park concerns

A community has accused the council of putting the needs of businesses before those of local residents.

London Luton Airport Limited has proposed a development at Wigmore Valley Park, close to the airport site.

It will include 70 acres of commercial space and a new access road.

But people living nearby say it will ruin the local environment and cause huge traffic problems.

Watch Russell Hookey's report for ITV News Anglia.


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