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Cambridge Council commits more money to replace trees damaged by Storm Doris

Thousands of homes lost power across the region.

Cambridge City Council have made a last minute amendment to their 2017-18 budget to provide enough money to plant new trees replacing those blown down or damaged by Storm Doris.

They have committed £16,000 more than was originally planned bringing the total up to £25,000.

The budget which also included commitments to build new council homes was agreed at a meeting last night.

Police appeal after Suffolk schoolgirl approached by man in black car

The junction between Cormorant Drive and Creeting Road. Credit: Google maps.

Police are trying to find a man who approached a schoolgirl in Stowmarket.

It happened some time between 3pm and 3.20pm on Monday 20 February at the top of Cormorant Drive, near the junction with Creeting Road.

He tried to speak to the girl after driving close to her in a black Citroen.

The man is described as:

  • white
  • late thirties
  • black/brown hair
  • wearing a white shirt, tie and suit jacket.

Police are appealing for any potential witnesses to come forward.


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