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Cambridge to raise parking charges

The Grand Arcade carpark in Cambridge Credit: ITV

Plans to increase parking charges in Cambridge City centre as a way to tackle congestion at peak hours have been criticised.

The council wants to raise charges between 8 and 10am, to deter drivers from entering the city. It's also planning to end charges at Park and Ride sites.

It comes as more and more people are renting out their driveway to people visiting the city, as drivers try to avoid costly charges.


New Amazon Research & Development centre could help change the way we shop

A new Amazon Research and Development Centre could help change the way we shop and even live our lives.

The internet shopping firm will employ 400 engineers in Cambridge working on cutting edge technology such as drones and artificial intelligence.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson.

Man dies after double stabbing in Cambridgeshire

One man was killed and another injured in a stabbing incident in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire. Credit: Sarah Byrd / ITV News Anglia

A man has died and another has been injured after a double stabbing in Cambridgeshire.

Emergency services were called to Monkfield Lane in Cambourne in the early hours of Saturday morning after reports of violence.

One of the victims, a 30-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with serious but not life threatening injuries.

Police were called to reports of violence in Cambourne in Cambridgeshire.

A 19-year-old man from St Neots has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in hospital with minor injuries.

Police are appealing for information.


13-year-old girl 'sexually assaulted' in Cambridge

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are appealing for information following reports that a 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Cambridge.

It happened on Thursday (26 October) between 7.50pm and 8.10pm in Victoria Avenue.

The teenage victim was walking along Victoria Avenue towards Maids Causeway when she was surrounded by four youths who assaulted her.

Detective Sergeant Anthony Grief said: “The girl has been left extremely distraught by what has happened.

“I would urge anyone who may know who is responsible for this crime to contact police immediately.”

All four youths are described as between 16 and 20, 5’8” to 6’1” with brown hair and spoke with English accents.

One is described as stocky and the other three slim.

Blood clot survivor admits she's 'lucky to be alive'

  • Video report by ITV News Anglia's Hannah Pettifer

With more and more people working at desks and using the internet for long periods of time, experts are warning a sedentary lifestyle is increasing the risk of potentially fatal blood clots.

One in four people worldwide die from conditions caused by blood clots, yet awareness of the symptoms remains low.

32-year-old Robyne Toseland from Cambridge suffered a massive pulmonary embolism 10 years and admits she's lucky to still be here.

Cambridge busway closed as repairs get underway

The maintenance track will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists Credit: ITV News Anglia

Work to repair the crossing points on the busway in Cambridge has got underway.

The busway will be closed from midnight on Friday, 20 October until 6pm on Sunday 29 October while the repairs at Iceni Way, Chariot Way, Chieftain Way and Graham Road are carried out.

The Orchard Park East and West stops in both directions will be closed between these dates and closure signs have been placed at these stops.

The maintenance track will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists all week.

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