Thousands of pupils were missing from Cambridgeshire’s schools every day last year, new figures show. And the number of fines handed to parents for their children’s poor school attendance increased five-fold compared to the previous year.
The NHS 111 helpline in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is referring an increasing number of people to emergency services or calling an ambulance, prompting concerns about extra strain on A&E departments.
Work is under way to boost the reliability of power supplies for homes and businesses across Cambridgeshire – in what has been described as one of the region’s “biggest electricity infrastructure investments” for many years.
A sudden loss of engine power forced the pilot of a classic aircraft into an emergency landing at Little Gransden Airfield, a report issued by the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has revealed.