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Summary

  1. Crash shut A14 for 11 hours
  2. Rikki Neave death suspect granted bail
  3. Updates on Thursday, 21 April 2016

Live Reporting

By Alex Pope

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    That's it from all the team here at Local Live Cambridgeshire. 

    We'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow morning with all your news, sport, travel and weather.

    Have a great evening. 

  2. Weather: Becoming cloudier and cooler into Friday with some rain

    BBC Weather

    It will remain dry this evening and overnight, with the easterly wind continuing. 

    St Ives

    Cloud will thicken and lower through the night, helping to prevent a frost, even in rural spots around Great Chishill. 

    Minimum temperature: 6C (43F). 

  3. Mark Tyler looks set for Posh return on Saturday

    Peter Swan

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire sport

    Goalkeeper Mark Tyler is set to make his first start since returning to Peterborough United

    Mark Tyler

    With Ben Alnwick having picked up a stomach strain, Tyler will provide cover in goal as Posh host Scunthorpe on Saturday.

    Tyler made over 450 appearances during his first spell at London Road, which lasted between 1994 and 2009. He returned on loan from Luton earlier this season in a player/coach capacity.

  4. Headlines: Peterbrough man jailed for people trafficking.... Thousands raised to buy a 6-year-old boy a special 'birthday suit'

    Emma Maclean

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    Here are the stories making the headlines this afternoon:

  5. Baboons 'orderly' at meal times, say Cambridge experts

    Victoria Gill

    Science reporter, BBC News

    Baboons form an orderly queue for access to a patch of food, according to researchers.

    The order of the queue is probably based on their position in the social hierarchy, according to lead researcher Dr Alecia Carter from the University of Cambridge. Watch more.

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  6. Greg Abbott joins Cambridge United scouting team

    Peter Swan

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire sport

    Cambridge United have added former Carlisle manager Greg Abbott to their scouting set-up.

    Abbott, 58, worked alongside Cambridge manager Shaun Derry at Notts County. Derry has previously described Abbott as a "complete one off".

    Greg Abbott

    U's chief executive Jez George says Abbott will provide "experience, knowledge" and "enthusiasm".

    Marc Tracey has been leading the U's recruitment programme since the departure of Ben Strang in 2014.

  7. Family '£27,000 out of pocket' after builder didn't finish work

    Tom Horn

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    I've been to meet a family who say they're £27,000 out of pocket after a builder took their money and left an extension half finished.

    Okay family home

    The Okay family in Arbury say they asked a builder to make major alterations to their home after a family member had a stroke.

    Okay family home

    They claim the work was due to be complete in December last year, but it's nowhere near finished, and the builder isn't answering their calls.

    The BBC has tried to contact the builder but has so far been unable to talk to him.

  8. Man jailed for trafficking people from Slovakia

    Mousumi Bakshi

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    A man from Peterborough who admitted trafficking people from Slovakia into Peterborough has been jailed for more than six years

    David Lakatos

    David Lakatos, of Ratcliffe Street, appeared at Huntingdon Crown Court yesterday and pleaded guilty to five charges. He denied 12 others, which will lie on file.

    Today he was sentenced to six years and nine months in jail. His mother, Maria Lakatosova, was sentenced to six months in prison for benefit fraud after she claimed benefits under the name of one of her son's victims.

  9. Steam train rolls into Cambridgeshire

    Kate Bradbrook

    BBC Look East

    It's taken 48 hours but at last the Newstead steam locomotive has arrived in Cambridgeshire. 

    The engine was placed on a lorry at lunchtime and left its secret location in Hertfordshire at about 13:00. 

    Newstead at Nene Valley Railway

    It then travelled down the A1 and arrived at its new home at the Nene Valley Railway in Peterborough at 14:30. 

    It's currently being unloaded. 

  10. Teenager arrested over March rape

    Emma Maclean

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    A 16-year-old boy from Wisbech has been arrested in connection with a rape in March last month. 

    The teenager was detained this morning on suspicion of rape and questioned at King's Lynn Police Station. He has since been bailed until 4 July. 

    The victim, a woman in her 30s, was in a park between Nene Parade and North Drive on 6 March when she was attacked.

  11. Bodie's Capri sells for £55,000

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    A car that featured in the long-running TV series The Professionals has sold for £55,000 at auction.

    Bodie’s 3-litre Ford Capri

    The sale of Bodie's 3-litre Capri at the H&H Classics auction at Duxford set a new record for the model.

    The 1978 Ford Capri 3.0S featured in seven episodes of the show, and carried a fake registration of UOO 303T during filming.

  12. Fundraising target nearly met for boy's new 'birthday suit'

    Johnny Dee

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    A couple from March are hoping to give their little boy an extra special birthday present, as they're closing in on a fundraising target that could give him a new lease of life. 

    Harry Brown with his mum Carly

    Harry Brown is six today and has quadriplegic cerebral palsy. He experiences painful muscle spasms and has poor mobility. 

    His family, including mum Carly, are trying to raise £3,500 so they can buy Harry a Molli Suit, which is an elastic body suit fitted with electrodes. So far they have raised £2,850.

  13. Travel news: Train problems between Peterborough and Cambridge

    Rail services from London Kings Cross to Peterborough and Cambridge are being severely disrupted this afternoon, because of an incident in the Stevenage area. 

    The disruption is likely to last until 16:30.

    View more on twitter

    Meanwhile, Abellio Greater Anglia says services between Cambridge and London Liverpool Street have returned to normal following an earlier overhead line problem   

  14. Patriotic tractor pictured in Cambridge

    It's seems like everyone's getting into the spirit of the Queen's birthday today..... even tractors! 

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  15. Police name man killed on A16

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    The man killed on the A16 near Welland Road in Peterborough yesterday afternoon has been named as Aliriza Ulger.

    The 50-year-old from Grimsby died when the Vauxhall Vectra he was a passenger in crashed with a Land Rover Discovery, at about 16:00. 

    A man and woman from Melton Mowbray, both 63, and a 51-year-old man from London all sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries.

  16. Secretive baby hare caught on camera

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    I feel just like David Bellamy! 

    Earlier we brought you the story of a leveret, or a baby hare as it's commonly known, that's been spotted at the WWT Welney

    Well here's a video of it in action:

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  17. Headlines: Three men were killed on Cambridgeshire roads yesterday afternoon....A teenager is recovering after falling from a third-floor balcony

    Emma Maclean

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    Here are the main stories making the news this afternoon: 

    • Three people have been killed on the roads in Cambridgeshire after two separate accidents within half an hour of each other on the A14 and A16 yesterday afternoon
    • A woman is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 17-year-old fell from a third-floor balcony in Huntingdon
    • An elusive hare has been spotted on camera at the WWT in Welney
  18. Woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after balcony fall

    Sam Edwards

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    A 56-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Huntingdon this morning. 

    Percy Green Place

    Police were called to the property in Percy Green Place after a 17-year-old fell from a third floor balcony. 

    The woman has been taken to Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.