Pop star and Duchess open new cancer unit

Harry Judd from the pop group McFly and the Duchess of York have been at the opening of a new hospital unit for teenage cancer patients at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge today.

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Duchess and popstar at cancer centre opening

The region's first specialist cancer centre for teenagers has been officially unveiled today. The centre at Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge cost 3 and a half million pounds to build and is expected to treat many of the 200 youngsters diagnosed with Cancer in the East every year.

It was opened by the Duchess of York along with her daughter Princess Eugenie plus McFly drummer, and Strictly come dancing champion Harry Judd... both of them Teenage Cancer Trust ambassadors. Here's Elodie Harper's report.


Man jailed for farm arson

Mark Wright Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A MAN has been jailed for two years for an arson attack at a farm in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, which damaged £100,000 worth of straw.

At a previous hearing Mark Wright, 21, of Caldbeck Close, Peterborough was found guilty of the arson in Ramsey and not guilty of a second arson.

Wright was linked to the fire after footwear marks matching his trainers were found at the scene.

DC Amanda Blythe said: "Thankfully no one was hurt during the fire however the family had to be evacuated overnight and it was extremely costly to them.

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