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Police name pedestrian killed in St Ives collision

Cambridgeshire Police have named the pedestrian who died after a collision between a car and a bus yesterday in St Ives.

Pauline Harrison who was 82, died at the scene in Market Road around midday. A second pedestrian, a 62-year old woman, was injured.

The driver of the car was a 90 year old man from Somersham who is now in a critical condition in Hospital. A passenger in the car, was also injured. Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward.

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Pedestrian killed in collision which brought St Ives to a standstill

A pedestrian has been killed in a collision which brought the centre of St Ives in Cambridgeshire to a standstill this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Market Road shortly before noon to reports of a crash involving two pedestrians, a car and a bus.

One person died at the scene, while another was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital with serious injuries. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Girls from St Ivo School crowned national Under 12's champions

Girls from St Ivo School in Huntingdon crowned national Under 12's champions.

Girls from St Ivo School in Huntingdon have just been crowned the national Under 12's champions after winning the final 2-0 at Bisham Abbey.

It's the first time the competition has been run. The youngsters battled through eight rounds to eventually reach the final against Grey Coat Hospital School from West London.

Duo wanted in connection with St Ives thefts

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to trace in connection with two money thefts in St Ives. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to trace in connection with two money thefts in St Ives.

The first theft happened at around 1.30pm on Saturday 2 November when an army cadets charity tin was stolen after a member of staff at R&M Carpets in Merryland was distracted.

The two thefts happened with 15 minutes of each other. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

It is being linked to an incident on the same day at about 1.45pm at Hyperion Antiques in Station Road when a member of staff was distracted and the till was stolen.

Anyone with information about the thefts should contact DC Amanda Foreman on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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Farming farewell in Cambridgeshire

Vintage tractor procession in Bluntisham.

Dozens of vintage tractors joined a funeral procession in Bluntisham near St Ives to remember a Cambridgeshire farmer who spent his whole life working the land in the county.

84-year-old Reg Clements from Earith was well known in the farming community as well as amongst tractor enthusiasts.

Reg's funeral cortege arrived at St Mary's Church in Bluntisham to the sound of applause and was followed by a long line of tractors driven by friends and family.

Repair work in St Ives

Work is due to start today on the latest phase of a major restoration project on the old bridge in St Ives in Cambridgeshire.

The historic bridge in St Ives Credit: ITV

Repairs will be carried out on the bridge's flood arches. So far, the county council has worked on 29 of the arches and aims to fix them all by the end of the decade.

The work is expected to take around 10 weeks and cost around £400,000. Pedestrians and drivers will not be affected.

29 flood arches have already been repaired. Credit: ITV
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