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Cambridge City Council have made a last minute amendment to their 2017-18 budget to provide enough money to plant new trees replacing those blown down or damaged by Storm Doris.
They have committed £16,000 more than was originally planned bringing the total up to £25,000.
The budget which also included commitments to build new council homes was agreed at a meeting last night.
UK Power Networks say that they've managed to restore electricity to around 8,000 homes in Norfolk and Suffolk this morning.
Extra engineers have been drafted in to help get the power flowing again following damage to lines caused by Storm Doris yesterday.
However, some people may have to wait until this afternoon until things return to normal.
Homes still without power:
- Norfolk: 6,607
- Suffolk: 3,538
More than 18,000 homes across Norfolk and Suffolk are still without power this morning (February 24) following the destruction caused by Storm Doris yesterday.
80mph winds turned over lorries and caused trees to come down, while emergency services had to deal with hundreds of incidents.
UK Power Networks say they've brought in extra staff to help restore electricity as soon as possible after damage was caused to power lines.
Numbers of homes without power:
- Norfolk: 11,170
- Suffolk: 7,042
It's thought that some homes may not be back to normal again until this afternoon.
The A14 Orwell Bridge in Suffolk has re-opened after it was closed for almost eleven hours because of the severe weather caused by storm Doris.
Highways England opened the bridge up at 8.40pm and said that safety is their 'top priority'. Decisions to close the bridge during high winds is always based on the safety of road users they said.
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Norwich-based insurance company Aviva has seen a 70% increase in calls and claims for damage since Storm Doris hit.
Storm Doris brought havoc and destruction across the Anglia region almost 30 years on from the Great Storm of 1987.