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Only modest gains for UKIP in Huntingdonshire as Tories maintain grip

The Conservatives still have a comfortable majority on Huntingdonshire Council

UKIP have made a couple of gains in Huntingdonshire but it failed to dent the Conservative's comfortable majority on the council.

It has been a Conservative council since 1976 - the longest run of any council in the Anglia region.

Crews called to lorry fire on A1

Lorry fire on A1, Huntingdonshire Credit: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

Fire crews were called to a lorry fire on the A1 in Cambridgeshire overnight.

An articulated lorry carrying plastic and rubber material burst into flames between Alconbury and Sawtry.

Cambridgeshire fire said the blaze was caused by an electrical fault.

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