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  1. A teenager from Bourn who was raped has waived her right to anonymity to try and encourage other victims to speak out
  2. A junior doctor says it is "incredibly regrettable" that they will conduct a full walk-out next month
  3. Updates on Thursday, 24 March 2016

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By Alex Pope

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  1. Our live coverage through the day

    That's it for the team here at Cambridgeshire Live. 

    We'll be back on Tuesday with live news, sport, travel and weather updates from 08:00.

    Have a great Easter, and don't eat too many chocolate eggs!

  2. Weather: Overcast with further outbreaks of rain

    Alex Dolan

    BBC Look East weather

    It's set to stay overcast through this evening and much of the night with further outbreaks of rain. 

    Weather Map

    The rain will turn heavier for a time overnight, especially over high ground like Great Chishill, before it starts to clear from the west later. 

    Minimum temperature: 4C (39F). 

  3. Final preparations under way for Sunday's Boat Races

    Phil Shepka

    BBC Sport

    All eyes will be on the River Thames on Sunday as the The Boat Races take place

    Cambridge men's team in warm-up race

    The women's race starts at 15:10 and then it's the turn of the men at 16:10, who're attempting to end a three-year winless streak.

    You can watch it live on BBC One, the BBC Sport website and the BBC Sport app from 14:30 - 17:00.

  4. Headlines: Raped teenager urges other victims to come forward... Charlotte Edwards helps England to victory in World Twenty20

    Sara Varey

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    Here are the main stories making the news this evening: 

  5. Busy Easter needed to boost Cambridgeshire business

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    The manager of a Cambridgeshire tourist attraction is banking on a busy Easter to help cover their expensive costs during the winter months. 

    Nick Willers and and red panda

    Nick Willers from Shepreth Wildlife Park says if hundreds of visitors don't come in the next few days they'll never be able to get that money back, and making money now is "vital" so they can continue trading. 

    It costs £2,500 to run the park every day. 

  6. Cambridgeshire's Charlotte Edwards helps England's women beat the West Indies at the World Twenty20

    Peter Swan

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire sport

    Cambridgeshire's Charlotte Edwards and England's women have edged to victory over the West Indies in their third group match at the World Twenty20. 

    Charlotte Edwards

    Chasing 109, England reached their target on the final ball of the match to win by a wicket. 

    Edwards scored 30 before being bowled by Shaquana Quintyne.

  7. American rower in Women's Boat Race says her selection is an "honour"

    Sam Edwards

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    For only the second time in history the Cambridge-Oxford Women's Boat Race will take place on the same day as the men's this Sunday.

    Daphne Martschenko

    Daphne Martschenko from America has been selected to row for Cambridge, as the women aim to take the title back from Oxford who have won three years in a row.

    She says it's been an "honour" to be chosen, adding one of the things she has learned is "time management" and the need to juggle training with studying. 

  8. Travel news: Long delays on M11 northbound near Cambridge

    BBC Travel

    There are long delays on the M11 northbound between junction 10 for the A505 at Duxford and junction 14 for the A14 at Girton.

    M11/ J14 Girton
  9. Exiles sign Posh forward Coulibaly

    Peter Swan

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire sport

    Peterborough striker Souleymane Coulibaly has joined League Two Newport County on loan until the summer. 

    Souleymane Coulibaly

    Coulibaly, 21, has made 32 appearances since joining Posh as a free agent over the summer, scoring five goals. 

    He has featured for Posh since the 27th February and is out-of-contract in the summer.  

  10. Ofsted concerned about quality of education for disadvantaged pupils in Cambridgeshire

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    The education watchdog has written to Cambridgeshire County Council saying it's not doing enough to improve exam results for disadvantaged pupils.

    Letter from Ofsted to Cambridgeshire County Council

    Ofsted says fewer than a quarter of disadvantaged pupils in Cambridgeshire achieved five or more GCSE grades A* to C, including English and Maths. 

    The council says it shares the concerns, but 2015 results did improve.

  11. More homes to be built in the county as Local Plans approved

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    Slight alterations to the South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City Local Plan have been approved by councillors.

    Development in Trumpington

    It means an extra 500 homes are to be built in the area, meaning the final total now stands at 33,500.

    Restrictions have also been lifted to allow a new town to be built in Waterbeach and a new village at Bourne Airfield to be built sooner. 

  12. Teenager speaks out after rape

    Anna Todd

    BBC Look East

    A Cambridgeshire teenager raped after being carried unconscious across a park said she initially felt the attack was "my fault".

    Video content

    Video caption: Cambridgeshire teenager speaks out about being raped to help others

    Honey-Mae Lyons, 19, from Bourn, waived her right to anonymity in a bid to encourage other rape victims to speak out.

    Muhammed Ekici, 24, and Serham Ozkebapci, 25, of Parkside Place, Cambridge, were both jailed at Norwich Crown Court yesterday for sex offences.

  13. BBC Weather Watchers: Images of Cambridgeshire's weather

    BBC Weather Watchers

    One of the highlights of our day is looking at the beautiful Weather Watchers photos that have been sent in by you from all over Cambridgeshire. 


    Betty from Haslingfield sent us this photo taken of Grantchester. 

    We love to get your photos and you can send them directly to us via Twitter,Facebook or email.

  14. Cathedral tours offer bird's-eye view of Peterborough

    Johnny Dee

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    I've been treated to a bird's-eye view of Peterborough. 

    This Easter, tower tours are taking place at Peterborough Cathedral - and on a clear day you could see as far as Ely. 

    Mike Goodall is a tour guide and explains what you can expect to see and experience.

    Video content

    Video caption: Bird's-eye views across Peterborough are being offered with cathedral tower tours.
  15. Travel news: A47 at Guyhirn blocked

    BBC Travel

    The A47 South Brink in Guyhirn is blocked and there's queuing traffic northbound near the Nettle Bank junction because of an accident involving one lorry and three vans.  

  16. Teenage biker critically ill following Dogsthorpe collision

    Peterborough Telegraph

    A teenage motorcyclist is in hospital fighting for his life after he was involved in a collision in Peterborough yesterday evening.