The East of England Ambulance Service is facing a cut in funding, after failing to meet response targets. The commissioning group responsible for buying healthcare services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, said it would withhold 2 per cent of its contract until standards are met.
The ambulance service last year failed to meet some targets to reach the most seriously ill patients in 19 minutes.
There are just two shopping days before Christmas and the region's retailers are expecting it to be a busy time.
Many of the big high street chains have launched sales in a bid to draw in those last-minute shoppers.
The Grafton Centre in Cambridge says footfall is up on last Christmas.
Disruption on Greater Anglia between Cambridge and Liverpool Street, between Hertford East and Liverpool Street and between Cambridge and Stratford due to overhead wire problems at Cheshunt.
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