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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.


Tulisa Contostavlos assault case adjourned

Tulisa Contostavlos arriving at court.

The case against singer and former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has been adjourned at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court today.

She's accused of assaulting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan at the V Festival in Essex last year. She denies the charges. The trial is due to resume in July.

Tories hold Epping Forest but with a slightly slimmer majority

The Conservative maintain a healthy majority on Epping Forest Council

Epping Forest Council has been in Conservative hands since 2007 and remained there in May 2014 despite a slightly slimmer majority.

Both UKIP and the Green Party made a gain on the only council in the Anglia region to boast a London Underground station.

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