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Country lane confrontation over fly-tipping captured on camera

Duncan Tomblin confronts two men he suspects were fly-tipping while a colleague films it on a mobile phone.

A country lane confrontation over fly-tipping in Bedfordshire has been captured on video on a mobile phone.

A group of tree surgeons were on their way home from work when they saw two men in a van close to a huge pile of dumped rubbish on the Dunstable Downs.

They approached the men who they suspected were fly-tipping and called the police. Callum Chase and Duncan Tomblin suspected the men were dumping furniture.

The incident is now under investigation by Central Bedfordshire Council's legal team which will conduct interviews and gather evidence ahead of any potential prosecutions.

  • Click to watch a report on the incident by ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson

Essex wilderness charity set to benefit from Royal Wedding

Prince Harry visiting the Wilderness Foundation in Essex in 2017. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A charity in Essex is set to benefit from the Royal Wedding after a visit in 2017 by Prince Harry.

The Wilderness Foundation near Chelmsford aims to set young people on an entirely new path. Through a range of programmes young people with social, family and personal problems are helped to regain their confidence by spending time in the natural environment.

The charity is one of seven selected by the prince and Meghan Markle to receive Royal Wedding donations instead of gifts to the couple.

  • Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey

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New £800,000 cycle path opens to Stansted airport

New £800,000 cycle path opens to Stansted airport Credit: ITV News Anglia

Highways England has spent £800,000 improving a cycle path which links Bishop's Stortford to Stansted Airport carrying cyclists safely over the busy M11.

It means anyone cycling to and from the airport can avoid having to use the main multi-lane roundabout to get to there.

The project includes new signs as well as some resurfacing work and adding extra barriers and fences.

The cost of the upgrade was part of an £11 million improvement scheme for the M11.

  • Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes

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Burnham Market horse trials abandoned on final day

Archive photo from the Burnham Market Horse Trials 2015 Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Organisers of the Burnham Market Horse Trials have had to call off the event on its final day.

Heavy rain in Norfolk overnight means it is not safe for the competition to take place.

The three-day Easter weekend event attracts some of the top riders from around the world.

Organisers announced the decision to abandon the competition earlier today (Saturday) following inspections of the ground.

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