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Coming up in the next 30 minutes, they died in a nightclub stampede

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nearly two years ago. Tonight, questions as to why the

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investigation has taken so long. That and the rest of your top

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stories tonight. Out of action, mobile blood donor

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units are being taken off the road to save money.

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Remember this? One of the biggest collections of classic computers and

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games finds a new home in Cambridge. Attributes to the creative genius

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behind only. Horses. -- and tributes. -- Only Fools And

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Horses. Good evening. It is nearly two years since two girls died as a

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result of the nightclub stampede in Northampton. Tonight, questions are

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being asked as to why it has taken so long to find out what went wrong.

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Reports by the police and the council have finally been

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completed. It is now up to the Crown Prosecution Service to decide if

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they can press any charges. Two women with bright futures,

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killed nearly two years ago. 22-year-old Nabila Nanfuka, studying

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at Northampton University, and 19-year-old, Laurene-Danielle

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Jackson, a student from London. They both died as a result of a crush of

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people on this nightclub stairwell. CCTV cameras captured the aftermath.

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It is thought that 1500 people were in the club within the capacity.

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Many were left in shock and looked for someone to blame. There were so

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many policemen outside and they did not coming until they heard screams.

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It is disgraceful. They could have avoided this. At the time, officers

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said the first they heard of the event was a report from a patrol car

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of a large group of students. One partygoer inside remembers being

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stamped on and then woke up in hospital. People were tramping on

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me. I was shouting them, telling them to get off me. And remember

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being forcefully pushed down, and my head went towards the exit. They

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stepped on my body, but I cannot remember the pain. All along, and

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major challenge has been tracing students who had travelled from

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across the country. In the report, the police have been investigating

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when it was announced to the crowd that buses to take them home had

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arrived. And whether that led everyone to surge forward. And at

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what time the fire alarm went off. This week, the borough council will

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submit their evidence. They admit gathering the best information has

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taken longer than they would have liked.

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tragedy. The CPS will now decide whether

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criminal charges should be brought. The blood transfusion service in

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sister today that blood supplies Wilmot be affected in our region

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despite much of their mobile service being scrapped. NHS blood and

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transport is withdrawing three quarters of its allotment deal plans

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to save money. -- it is bloodmobile vans.

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One of the bloodmobile is in Peterborough today. It is often used

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by people at work or find this an ideal location. -- bloodmobile two.

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But now Christensen decision to scrap three quarters of these

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vehicles. -- there is a decision. think it is convenient. I think it

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in carriages people to give blood. If people do not give blood, there

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will be less people surviving surgery. Unless there is some

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breakthrough where they can make synthetic blood, everybody is going

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to have to do give mandatorily. There are seven vans in the East but

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five of them are being taken off the road. Managers say they want to

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concentrate resources and permanent centres in Cambridge and Essex, as

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well as using temporary sites. you look at how we currently collect

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blood, we collect 75 units with four staff, but we could collect 45 units

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with two more staff. The cost savings are significant. It allows

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us to collect more blood more effectively. Managers say saved

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money will go back into front-line services. This will bring cost per

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unit -- the cost per unit of blood down. Keith has donated over 150

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pints of blood. He is so annoyed he has written to his MP. People who

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use them feel it is a more personal service. At the big sessions, you're

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just being processed as if you were in the queue at Tesco's. Blood will

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still be collected, but it could make some people think twice before

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making donations in the future. Finding affordable housing is a

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problem facing thousands of families across this region. Latest figures

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show that we have our own North-South divide. Areas like

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Cambridge, Harlow and Milton Keynes are off-limits. Buying and renting

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is just too expensive for low income families. Just about affordable

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Arlington, Bedford and Northampton. For lower rent, families need to go

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to Fenland, Corby and Kettering. It means that many people are being

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placed out of the area they grew up. -- priced out of the area.

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Stress in Cambridgeshire, where finding affordable housing is never

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easy. -- Streatham. But now our special project is open to change

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that. Here, they plan to build 50 new homes with full priced ones

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paying for affordable housing. It is described as ground-breaking.

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Normally, we work for developers and their motivation is profit. What

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we're doing here is entirely different. My client is the village,

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so rather than looking for as many houses as possible on the site,

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we're thinking more about how the development integrates with the

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village. The homes in Streatham are being created by locally formed

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community land trust, the first in Cambridgeshire to allow people to

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work where they live. We have carers who work in the health service and

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cannot afford to compete with the property prices. So they are

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travelling 20 or 30 miles a day to look after people in our community.

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We do not think that is right. This is what we're to address. A visit to

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a local estate agent highlights what a problem it is to find affordable

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housing in the ten or 12 miles around here. There are only seven

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properties and if you want a two bedroom property, it will cost you

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up to �800,000 a month in Streatham. It is quite expensive. Both rental

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and purchased properties. But that is a choice you have to make if you

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want to live in these areas. It is a popular village because it is close

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to Cambridge. There is no luck finding a house. If there was more

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affordable housing, it would be great. Houses could be built here by

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this time next year when more community land projects are expected

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to start across the region. Two years after the murder of a

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pensioner in Wellingborough, police are appealing again for help to find

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his killer. Karoly Wagner was attacked in his home but his body

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was not found for three days. His attacker you today -- used a hatchet

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type weapon which has never been found. The back door keys and the

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murder weapon are still outstanding. There is still a pair of training

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shoes that we are keen to find. The family have put up a �10,000 award

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and no one has come forward to claim it will provide information. The

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family cannot find closure until they manage your -- matter is

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resolved. Management at a privately run hospital in Huntington have

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applied for a �3.5 million government loan. When the company

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took over Hinchingbrooke Hospital, it already had a debt of nearly �40

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million. The firm says the new loan, if approved, will be used to

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renovate the hospital buildings. Train services have started running

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on a new multi-million pound rail flyover at Hitchin. The new link

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will constantly for trains from London to Cambridge, Peterborough

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and Kings Lynn. Until now, trains have had to cross three other lines

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to switch onto the right track. Commuters travelling between King's

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Cross and Cambridge. The majority of trains run on time but at peak

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periods, there are problems at Hitchin where trains on the East

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Coast Main line had to cross three other tracks, causing other services

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to queue. There has been an increase of 35% in the last few years. More

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and more trains are standing. And you are looking at around 30,000

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minutes a year in delay. solution is a new �47 million

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flyover. It passes over the other tracks below. The track is two

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kilometres in length and took 18 months to build. Now the first rains

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have started to use it. It is fantastic. You are on the mainline

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and then you go off on to the equivalent of a bypass, a flyover,

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and then it joins further up on the mainline, and off to Cambridge and

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Kings Lynn. I've experienced delays the time so I find the train is

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either incredibly fast or you can lose an hour quite easily. -- I

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experienced delays all the time. cost is extremely high. What are

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they going to save journey time supposed to cost? -- save injury had

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time. The flyover is used by only three trains a day but by December,

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300 drivers will have been trained on the new route will stop a man who

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was given an artificial heart at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire

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has finally received a real one. Matthew Green set a new record for

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surviving without a human heart. He was fitted with a portable pump two

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