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The impact on road users and business and local communities of tolling the A14. And how the fight against Dutch elm disease has helped to tackle Ash dieback.

David Whiteley travels the A14 to find out what the real impact of tolling the road could be for road users businesses and local communities.

Julie Reinger discovers how the fight against Dutch elm disease is helping us tackle Ash dieback and visits the places which may hold the key to saving our woodlands.

It's rated one of the worst hospitals in the country.. but what's it really like there. We have exclusive access inside Basildon Hospital as it tries to recover from years of bad headlines.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 21 Oct 2013 19:30

A14 toll plan

Opponents of a proposed new toll road in Cambridgeshire claim it will take traffic off the A14 and create rat-runs elsewhere.


Under government plans, traffic on the currently congested A14 between Huntingdon and Cambridge would pay a toll on a new £1.5bn re-routed section.


Read the full news story on the BBC News website.

Basildon Hospital

More than £3m has been spent filling nursing gaps in the past two years at Basildon Hospital.


Basildon Hospital was placed in special measures in July following the Keogh Review into hospitals with unusually high death rates.


Read the full story on the BBC News website.


Role Contributor
Presenter David Whiteley
Reporter Julie Reinger
Series Editor Diana Hare


  • Mon 21 Oct 2013 19:30