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chilly. That's all from the BBC News at six

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so American drugs giant Pfizer tries to

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convince Parliament it will match AstraZeneca's investment

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in the city. They have committed to spend ?3 0

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billion on constructing the side. We will spend a similar amount of

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money. We will fully utilise the money. We will fully utilisd the

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One of our prisons is criticised for high levels of violence.

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How the success of the Women's Tour has set a marker for

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Cambridge was held up as world leader today

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as two international drugs companies argued their commitment to take

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Anglo`Swedish drugs company Astra Zeneca is planning a multi`lillion

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pound move to Cambridge, but there are concerns that if the American

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giant Pfizer takes them over, that move might be called into qtestion.

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But today, Pfizer set out to convince a

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committee of MPs that the C`mbridge research hub would still go ahead.

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Our Political Correspondent Andrew Sinclair watched today's he`ring.

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Despite the company's best attempts, there are still some doubters

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Yes, that is because AstraZdneca has weight brands for Cambridge. It is

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in the process of moving its headquarters to Cambridge, `nd that

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headquarters to Cambridge, and that will make it one of the biggest

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employers, not just in Cambridge, but in the region. So, when a rival

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drugs firm comes along and talks about merging with Astra Zeneca,

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drugs firm comes along and talks about merging with Astra Zeneca and

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that rival drugs has a record of closing down research sites and

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making thousands of soft redundant, you can see why many people are

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worried `` staff. When Astra Zeneca announced its

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expansion plans for Cambridge, the move was hailed by politici`ns

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expansion plans for Cambridge, the move was hailed by politicians as

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move was hailed by politici`ns as proof of the growing importance

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move was hailed by politicians as proof of the growing import`nce of

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the city in the world of research and development, which is why there

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is so much political concern over this proposed merger. I was shocked

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to hear that you had had no official communications with Pfizer

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whatsoever. There was no shortage of angry people at this morning's

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hearing. The Northampton MP was particularly scathing, but the

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unions were also concerned on behalf of the staff. Any takers wotld mean

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not only that they would face was able job losses, but the skhlls that

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they have, and the scientific they have, and the scientific

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knowledge that they have, could be somewhat dissipated. So to the boss

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of Astra Zeneca. The company had invested in Cambridge, he s`id,

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invested in Cambridge, he said, because they believed in thd

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invested in Cambridge, he s`id, because they believed in the quality

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because they believed in thd quality of the science. We want to do

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science in the best possible locations in the world. We believe

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Cambridge is one of the places, probably the place in Europe that

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probably the place in Europd that can compete with Boston or San

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Francisco. Mergers, he said, were disruptive. And could delay the

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development of new jobs. 70$ of disruptive. And could delay the

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development of new jobs. 70% of new development of new jobs. 70% of new

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products are now developed in the UK. We have a substantial presence

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in Cambridge. The head of Pfizer said he was committed to research

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and development in the UK, Cambridge in particular, and the new science

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campus currently being built by Astra Zeneca. They have committed to

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Astra Zeneca. They have comlitted to spending ?330 billion on

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constructing the site. We will spending ?330 billion on

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constructing the site. We will spend a similar amount of money, `nd we

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a similar amount of money, and we will fully utilised the sitd. We

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will not build a site and make will fully utilised the site. We

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will not build a site and m`ke it will fully utilised the sitd. We

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will not build a site and make it a will not build a site and m`ke it a

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world`class facility and not fully utilise it. But he admitted there

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would be job losses if the two companies merged, and he could

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would be job losses if the two companies merged, and he cotld not

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companies merged, and he could not say at the moment where those job

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losses would be. All this talk about using the new

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Cambridge research Park, which incidentally would cost ?330

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million, not William pounds, as Mr Reid said, and this talk about a

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substantial commitment to Cambridge is all positive stuff. Pfizdr talked

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of Cambridge in glowing terms, is all positive stuff. Pfizer talked

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of Cambridge in glowing terls, but of Cambridge in glowing terls, but

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there were no hard facts. They could not say how many people it would

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employ in Cambridge, nor cotld not say how many people it would

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employ in Cambridge, nor could they employ in Cambridge, nor cotld they

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say whether its investment in say whether its investment in

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Cambridge would be more, less or about the same of Astra Zendca.

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about the same of Astra Zeneca. Pfizer says that is because its bid

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is in in the early stages and it has not done or its figures, but I sat

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next to the MP for Cambridge, not done or its figures, but I sat

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next to the MP for Cambridgd, who next to the MP for Cambridge, who

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was also watching this hearhng, next to the MP for Cambridgd, who

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was also watching this hearing, and was also watching this hearhng, and

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he said they seem to know some figures in great detail must so why

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could they not know these ilportant could they not know these important

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figures? He thinks they know more than they are saying, that is why he

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is still not convinced, and neither are a lot of MPs. It is to is

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is still not convinced, and neither are a lot of MPs. It is to hs not

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are a lot of MPs. It is to is not over yet for Pfizer. They are back

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before another committee of MPs tomorrow morning.

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The uncertainty over the proposed takeover is, not

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surprisingly, unsettling companies in the life sciences sector

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Despite Pfizer repeating its commitment to research

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and development, some companies are concerned about what a change

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At Discover they develop drtgs to fight super bugs. They fear what

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Pfizer might do. Pfizer three fight super bugs. They fear what

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Pfizer might do. Pfizer three years ago took the strategic decision to

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get out of antibacterial research, which is what we do. Astra Zeneca

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are in the field, and leading the way in terms of getting new

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regulatory rules to get drugs to patients. So, Pfizer being

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strategically out is bad for us if they are going to be the new Astra

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Zeneca. Drugs overlooked here would take around ten years to reach

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Zeneca. Drugs overlooked here would take around ten years to re`ch the

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market. That is typical for this industry. It has led some to

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question whether Pfizer's fhve`year question whether Pfizer's five`year

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commitment to Cambridge is long enough. If Pfizer built their

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headquarters here at the pl`nned headquarters here at the planned

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biomedical campus in Cambridge, they have pledged to preserve jobs. How

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many, they have not said. Both companies say they are committed to

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the city, so the question for workers at Cambridge sciencd Park,

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Astra Zeneca or Pfizer, does it matter which? Not for me. Their

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interest in coming here is ` matter which? Not for me. Their

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interest in coming here is a massive interest in coming here is a massive

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compliment for the area. We should appreciate that. Soap Pfizer coming

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here is fine? Yes, fine for me. It is going to be a tricky decision. It

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is going to be short`term g`ins is going to be short`term g`ins

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versus long`term gains in my opinion. Best to go with wh`t you

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opinion. Best to go with what you know. Astra Zeneca. This le`ding

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know. Astra Zeneca. This leading Cambridge scientist agrees. Astra

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Zeneca is a fine company. It has had a good history of collaborating with

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academics. Astra Zeneca comhng here academics. Astra Zeneca comhng here

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is a matter of policy, and they want to come here, but Pfizer ard coming

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to come here, but Pfizer are coming as opportunists. For many in the

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biomedical world it is not if Pfizer biomedical world it is not hf Pfizer

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takeover, but when, and what in the long term will it mean for the

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industry here? The Luton`based airline Easyjet

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says flying more business passengers has been the key to

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better than expected figures. Despite a loss of ?53 million

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in the six months to the end of March, the airline says ht

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expects a busy summer. Easyjet says the number

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of business travellers has increased from 8.4 million a year

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in 2010 to 12 million last xear A couple from Northampton have been

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told they'll be extradited to Paul and Sandra Dunham are `ccused

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of alleged expenses fraud. The couple,

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who come from Collingtree, say They lost all their appeals against

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extradition, and will be flown out The Chief Constable

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of Cambridgeshire says the force will review its actions

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after investigating a Twitter user Officers visited the home of a Green

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Party member, Michael Abberton, The Chief Constable admits ht

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was wrong to send the officers. Mr Abberton says he was

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very surprised to see them. It struck me as extremely odd. I

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have an inherent trust of the police, said anything a polhce

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police, said anything a police officer says to me I take 100% to be

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valid and true, and I had nothing but respect for the police, so I was

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surprised and befuddled, I suppose. An inspection of Woodhill Prison

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in Milton Keynes has uncovered a catalogue of problems, including

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very high levels of violencd The Chief Inspector of Prisons

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also said prisoners were spdnding An impromptu visit by the Chief

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Inspector of prisons in Jantary Inspector of prisons in January

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found serious problems at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes. The

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found serious problems at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes. Thd report

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found levels of assault, violence were very high. Any prisoners said

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they felt victimised and not safe. The number of inmates self`harming

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was also at a worrying level. The amount of time the men spent out of

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their cells had dropped considerably, and when they were

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out, a quarter had nothing to do. The levels of assaults, for example,

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are twice what we would expect The levels of assaults, for example,

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are twice what we would expdct in a prison Mike Wood Hill. The levels of

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self harm our twice what we would expect in a prison like this.

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Tragically, since we last inspected, five people have taken

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their own lives. These are big challenges. There are significant

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concerns and matters that the institute needs to put right.

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Long`standing issues like the lack of prisoner employment had not been

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addressed since the last inspection two years ago. Respect between

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addressed since the last inspection two years ago. Respect betwden staff

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and detainees was not as good as it once was. Woodhill Prison is a

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complex operation, not only does it take in some of the country's most

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dangerous criminals, it also holds those on remand, newly sentdnced and

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those on remand, newly sentenced and short`term prisoners. Last `utumn, a

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short`term prisoners. Last autumn, a new management team and a ndw

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governor were brought in. The prison reform trust says this, combined

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with staffing cuts and budgdt reform trust says this, combined

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with staffing cuts and budget cuts, with staffing cuts and budgdt cuts,

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is bound to create a less stable environment. What is not clear

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is bound to create a less stable environment. What is not cldar is

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environment. What is not clear is that it is making enough effort on

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resettlement, and most people would want people to leave prison much

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less likely to offend them when they go in. If you have got an

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environment like this with finance, self harm, not much in the way of

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purposeful activity, then it is difficult to get that achieved. The

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prison inspectors say they are prison inspectors say they `re

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disappointed about expect to see improvement by their next visit.

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In football, Peterborough United are just one game away

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They travel to Leyton Orient tonight for the second leg of their

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League One play`off semi`final after drawing 1`1 on Saturday.

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Posh boast a perfect post`season record, having won all thred of

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We can no `` we know it can go all the way. We are very calm, we are

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confident that we can get the job done.

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A ?21 million upgrade to Anglian Water's water recycling centre

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The company says the investlent will future`proof the site on Cowley Road

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Still to come: The crowds c`me out for the women's cycling tour, what

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does that mean for the Tour de France?

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And, what would walk through a Tamil like this? We will tell you more

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later in the programme. Last week's women's tour confirmed

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that if there is a big race in this reason, the crowds will turn out in

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force. I am sure you know by now, the most

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famous cycle race in the world will be coming to Britain for three days

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in July. It will spend two days in Yorkshire before coming south to

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Cambridge on July seven. The riders Cambridge on July seven. The riders

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will go from there to saffron Walden, then south towards

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Braintree, before heading off on the road to Chelmsford. After that it is

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due west towards the M11, and finally into central London.

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The climax of the women's tour in Suffolk. These elite athletds

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The climax of the women's tour in Suffolk. These elite athletes have

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pedalled across the East. A brilliant showcase for the county.

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It demonstrates elite athletes and sends positive messages abott health

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and well`being. We hope that there will be serious interest in

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investing in the county on the basis of people seeing that this hs

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investing in the county on the basis of people seeing that this is a

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great place to do business. The success of the women's tour has

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really whetted the appetite for the big one, the Tour de France.

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Particularly in places on the route like here in Essex. No one hs

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looking forward to it more than the veterans of the over 40s cycling

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club, gathering by the duck pond here for an 80 mile ride. You don't

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see it for very long, presumably. We see it for very long, presulably. We

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have got a plan. We are going to camp out at Waltham because they

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have two slow down for a right turn. I have seen many times in France

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over the years. Being so local now, we hopefully won't miss it. We have

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been over to France to see ht, we hopefully won't miss it. We have

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been over to France to see it, it we hopefully won't miss it. We have

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been over to France to see ht, it is been over to France to see ht, it is

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fantastic. A whole convoy comes through before ferrying Swedes

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around. It is fabulous rash macro throwing sweets around. The torch

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relay for the Olympics, we had over 350,000 people. I would expdct

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relay for the Olympics, we had over 350,000 people. I would expect at

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least half a million people here to cheer on the riders. We must not

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forget that tourism and hospitality is an industry. It contributes to

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the Essex economy. It gener`tes is an industry. It contributes to

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the Essex economy. It generates ?3 the Essex economy. It gener`tes ?3

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billion a year and employs many people. It is very important, these

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events must generate this interest. Meanwhile, thousands are

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volunteering to makers, helping out as the tour passes through. Among

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them is Linda from Essex. I am really looking forward to it.

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Obviously, it is the biggest and best cycle race in the world. In a

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few weeks, the stars of the Tour will be here.

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Jonathan Park covered the women s Jonathan Park covered the women's

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tour for us last week. He whll Jonathan Park covered the women s

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tour for us last week. He whll lead our Tour de France coverage as well.

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How many people can we expect in Cambridge on the day? Two ydars ago,

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Cambridge on the day? Two years ago, the Olympic torch relay attracted

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120,000 people here in Cambridge. Organisers are expecting a few more

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this time. I am at Kings College in the centre of Cambridge, where

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this time. I am at Kings College in the centre of Cambridge, whdre the

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riders will come past in stage riders will come past in st`ge

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three. Why is this such a big riders will come past in stage

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three. Why is this such a bhg deal? The Tour de France is an

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international sporting event. Cycling in the UK is box office, and

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Cycling in the UK is box office and the Tour de France is free. I

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covered the women's tour last week across the region, and nobody quite

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knew how big a deal that wotld be. knew how big a deal that would be.

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But the organisers, local councils, the riders and teams were blown away

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by the amount of people out and about on the routes. One race

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director told me the UK now leads the way in women's cycle racing So,

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the way in women's cycle racing. So, the big day is coming. The one thing

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that we know from the Olymphcs is that we know from the Olymphcs is

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that nobody quite knows how to organise their day until thd last

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minute. We know that there will be school closures, lots of road

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school closures, lots of ro`d closures as well, but this is

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school closures, lots of road closures as well, but this hs a

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school closures, lots of ro`d closures as well, but this is a big

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closures as well, but this hs a big international sporting event. If you

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are a sports fan or a cycle fan those inevitable delays and

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disruptions will be well worth it. Just over a week from now, the polls

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will open in the European elections, and although it is

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elections, and although it hs definitely not a direct vote

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elections, and although it is definitely not a direct votd on

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whether we should be in the EU, for lots of people in or out appears to

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be the big issue. So much so that in Northamptonshire, two of thd

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Northamptonshire, two of the county's MPs are planning to own

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referendum asking that very question. Our reporter went to

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gather opinion. First, we borrowed a table. We

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struggled a bit, but eventually, we set up stall in a busy part of town.

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We then invited the good people of Wellingborough to take part in our

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ping`pong poll. No science, nothing official, just purely for fun. Our

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straw poll, of course, is jtst official, just purely for ftn. Our

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straw poll, of course, is just a straw poll, of course, is jtst a

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random selection of views, but the town's MP is planning a mord

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random selection of views, but the town's MP is planning a more formal

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approach to the question. Along with the MP for Kettering, he is holding

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a referendum of 250,000 voters. It will be the biggest referendum on

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the EU since Wilson in 1975. 250,000 people will have a simple s`y

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the EU since Wilson in 1975. 25 ,000 people will have a simple say on

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people will have a simple s`y on whether they want to be in or out of

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the EU. On this market Street, whether they want to be in or out of

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the EU. On this market Stredt, our the EU. On this market Stredt, our

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poll was attracting some interest. Do you want to take part in our EU

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straw poll, in or out? No? But perhaps we needed a jar for apathy.

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Can I interest you in my European poll? No thank you. Nothing patience

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and a bit of flattery couldn't solve. Do I get a prize? No, but you

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get to appear on the BBC, is that good enough? I don't know, what do I

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look like? You look great. The Conservatives have promhsed

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look like? You look great. The Conservatives have promised a

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referendum if they win the next general election. In Wellingborough,

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our straw poll was certainly our straw poll was certainlx

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sparking debate. What will you go for? There are some

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bad point about being in Europe but bad point about being in Europe but

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if we could get those sorted, and I think we can, then I think we should

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stay in. I will opt out. We can do very well without it. This hs

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stay in. I will opt out. We can do very well without it. This is purely

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very well without it. This hs purely a straw poll. We want to just

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concentrate on our own country. We have to do what they say, and we

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don't agree with that. Realistically don't agree with that. Realhstically

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we should stay because of the financial issues. Opinion appeared

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evenly split in our random survey, but with the local MPs referendum

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starting the day after the Euro elections, there is still plenty of

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debate to come. The experts believe the number of

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hedgehogs in this country is falling dramatically. Some think it could be

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more than 30% over last ten years. A survey has been lodged to try to

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establish how many are left in the wild. But how do you keep an eye on

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these elusive creatures? The countryside is changing in so

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many ways. Birds, bees and butterflies struggling, less

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habitat, so less chance of survival. The humble hedgehog is also on the

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decline, dramatically. The work here at this rescue centre is vital. Last

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year they took in more than 50 injured or abandoned hedgehogs. The

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majority are nursed back to health and then released. It is nice to see

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them go back to what they should be. We released for two weeks ago in

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this beautiful estate. They trundled off quite happily. They get where

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they need to go. A baby hedgehog is the only mammal with spines. They

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forage for food up to a mile away at night. They live up to five years. A

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hedgehog is a gardener's friend. There is minimal information about

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hedgehog numbers in Suffolk, which is why this new survey is vital. We

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are trying to establish where the hedgehogs are in Suffolk. Are there

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any hotspots? Are there any areas where they are not seen? Ard

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any hotspots? Are there any areas where they are not seen? Are there

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particular locations where `n where they are not seen? Ard there

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particular locations where an number of years ago people saw thel

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particular locations where `n number of years ago people saw them all

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particular locations where an number of years ago people saw thel all the

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of years ago people saw them all the time, and now they are not? We are

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trying to build a better picture of the population of hedgehogs across

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Suffolk. How attached to them the population of hedgehogs across

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Suffolk. How attached to thdm `` do Suffolk. How attached to thdm `` do

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you get? Very. It is hard not to. Once they get the facts, they

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you get? Very. It is hard not to. Once they get the facts, thdy hope

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to draw up a targeted conservation plan to help the hedgehog thrive and

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survive. They are very cute, if a bit

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prickly. We have had very changeable weather

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today. Take a look at this photograph. This shows a funnel

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cloud that was spotted at about 3pm. Thank you for sending hn those

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photographs. It just shows the instability in the atmosphere to

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this afternoon. Things will continue to settle down this week with

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high`pressure starting to btild to settle down this week with

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high`pressure starting to build in from the south`west. It will be

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right over the British Isles by the end of the week, so it does look

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like a dry forecast for the end of the week with much more settled

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sunny weather. There will also be some colder nights, starting tonight

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under disguise. Dash`macro clear skies. There have been some very

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heavy showers. They are heading towards the south`east. For places

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like Norfolk and Suffolk, it will be a fine end to the day, but dlsewhere

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a fine end to the day, but elsewhere you might get a heavy downpour for

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the day is out. The showers will fade away overnight. There will be

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some clear spells around, and possibly the odd folk patch, and we

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will record some cold temperatures. In rural spots, we could get down to

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6 degrees. If you are in a frost prone spot, you could even have a

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touch of ground frost. A chilly, find `` fine start to Wednesday For

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many of us, it will be a dry day many of us, it will be a drx day

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with a light northerly winds. Isolated showers in the aftdrnoon,

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Isolated showers in the afternoon, but it will be dry for many of us.

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High`pressure firmly anchordd but it will be dry for many of us.

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High`pressure firmly anchordd across the UK, promising finds, warm

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conditions. They could be more cloud around at times, particularly for

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Thursday, and we will see some sunshine through Thursday. On

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Friday, temperatures will climb to around 20 degrees. The weekend

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Friday, temperatures will climb to around 20 degrees. The weekdnd is

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around 20 degrees. The weekend is looking largely dry, things could

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start to turn a little unstable, looking largely dry, things could

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start to turn a little unst`ble so we might see some heavy downpours by

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the end of the day on Saturday. Quite chilly overnight.

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Congratulations to our colleagues at BBC radio Norfolk and BBC counties

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radio who both won awards last night. It was for their covdrage of

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night. It was for their coverage of last December's tidal surge. Iain

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Lee got gold for best breakfast show in the 10 million listeners and

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under category. Well done to everyone.

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He has had a good year. So, you will have your shorts out this week?

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Yes! Have a good evening. Goodbye. Can I make something clear to you?

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UKIP is not against immigration. We welcome immigration -

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we want immigration.

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