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Energy scheme saves Cambridgeshire schools £600k

Energy scheme saves schools money Credit: PA

Schools in Cambridgeshire are saving £600,000 a year after joining an energy programme.

The County Council say around 40 schools are signed up to the scheme that encourages energy efficiency and generation projects.

The programme is the most successful of its kind in England and between them the schools annually save enough energy to power a village.

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Could petrol and diesel vehicles be banned from Cambridge city centre in the future?

Cambridge City Council is looking at ways to cut congestion Credit: ITV News Anglia

All petrol and diesel cars could be banned from Cambridge city centre within a few years say Cambridge City Council.

The City Council says it's looking at ways to combat congestion and air pollution and a ban on non-electric vehicles is one of its options.

People in the city are being promised they will be consulted before any decision is made.

  • Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson

"We can move towards an environment where we've only got clean vehicles coming through and we could for instance through the central barriers in Cambridge just say electric only in the future for taxis and delivery vans."

– Cllr Lewis Herbert, Leader, Cambridge City Council
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