Police numbers set to increase to meet new demands on force

The police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire has said that his force will be increasing the number of new officers in the next year, the first time the constabulary has expanded for more [...]

Windows smashed, vehicles head butted, and blue lights ripped off – the shocking vandalism on ambulances revealed

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles – sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

House fire in Hail Weston

A fire broke out in a house in Hail Weston yesterday evening (Thursday).

Baby dies following Yaxley dog attack

A baby who was attacked by two dogs in Yaxley last month has died.

Sam Mechelewski Murder Trial: Mobile phones belonging to accused ‘were switched off’ during the time of the murder

The men accused of murdering Sam Mechelewski in a Huntingdon park had their mobile phones switched off during the time frame in which the murder is believed to have taken place, a court heard.

‘Repairing damage done from the Beast from the East was a massive job’ says Highways England

More than 5,000 potholes have been repaired on major roads across the eastern region to put right the damage caused by the Beast from the East.

Lorry drivers who attempted to smuggle cigarettes in bags of pellets are jailed

Two lorry drivers, who tried to smuggle more than 1.5 million cigarettes into the UK hidden that had been hidden between bags of wood pellets, have been jailed.

Increase in number of people in Cambridgeshire diagnosed with depression, new figures show

More and more people are being diagnosed with depression in Cambridgeshire, which charities say could be due to less stigma surrounding the condition.

Fire service unveils plan for new training facility in Sawtry

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has submitted plans for a new training facility near Sawtry.

Councillor accused of breaching code of conduct after claiming council budget is ‘fraudulent’

Claims that Cambridgeshire County Council’s budget setting process led to a ‘fraudulent’ budget have been refuted by the council’s most senior finance officer.

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