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Two memorial sites added to National Heritage List

The memorial in tribute to those who died at sea in the 1880 tragedy Credit: ITV News Anglia

A memorial site which pays tribute to the victims of one of East Anglia's worst lifeboat disasters has been added to the National Heritage List.

Eleven people were killed when the Eliza Adams lifeboat capsized in 1880.

The memorial at Wells-next-the Sea is a reminder of the sacrifice the crew made in trying to save others.

Credit: ITV News Anglia

Meanwhile a memorial site in Bedfordshire which remembers those killed in the First World War has also been added to the National Heritage List.

The Whipsnade Tree Cathedral in Dunstable was planted in 1932 and later donated to the National Trust.


Woman in critical condition after Bedfordshire A6 crash

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A woman is fighting for her life after a serious car crash in Bedfordshire.

A black Volkswagen Golf left the A6 just north of Clophill, near Bedford, at 1am today (Sunday December 17).

One of the car's occupants was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital with life-threatening injuries. A second person was taken to Bedford Hospital.

The road was closed for several hours overnight.


'Shots fired at house' in Bedfordshire

The incident took place at 11.57pm Credit: PA

Shots were reportedly fired at a house in Dunstable.

Police received reports that two shots were fired towards the front door of a property on Mountview Avenue on Wednesday night.

Two people approached the address on a moped.

The door frame and glass in the door were damaged. No-one was injured in the incident.

Detective Constable Tim Worden said: “This is a serious offence, and an investigation is ongoing to try to trace the people responsible. As part of our investigation we are looking to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who may have any information."

"We’re also really keen to hear from anyone who lives in near to Mountview Avenue who has any private CCTV. We’d be keen to speak to those people and view the CCTV to see if it’s picked up any footage that may help our investigation.”

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