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  1. Updates on Friday, 1 September 2017

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  1. Weather: Drier and brighter after dull start

    Sara Thornton

    BBC Weather

    After a dull and damp start with cloudy skies and some light rain and drizzle the afternoon will be drier and brighter across the BBC East region.

    Weather chart

    It will become warmer as sunny spells develop across the west of the region.

    Maximum temperature: 20C (70F)

    More details from BBC Weather:

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    Video caption: 'Butterfly' child Phoebe Crowson speaks about her rare skin condition

    Phoebe Crowson's skin is so delicate it can blister at the slightest touch.

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A14 Cambridgeshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A14 Cambridgeshire eastbound severe accident, after J36 A1303.

    A14 Cambridgeshire - Queuing traffic on A14 eastbound in Swaffham Bulbeck after J36, A1303 (Nine Mile Hill), because of an accident involving two lorries and car earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 35 minutes. Congestion to J35, A1303 (Stow Cum Quy) and on A1304 to Six Mile Bottom.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Video caption: Chris Turner statue unveiled at Peterborough United

    The statue of Peterborough United great Chris Turner has been unveiled.

  5. Our live updates across the week

    Kris Holland

    BBC News

    I'm afraid our live updates for Cambridgeshire are coming to a close.

    Scroll down to see any stories you may have missed, but we'll be back once again with the latest news updates from 08:00 on Monday.

    Have a great weekend.

  6. Man dies and child hurt as car flips over into ditch

    A man has died and a child taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash near Eye.

    Police said the man was driving a black Range Rover on Crowland Road this afternoon when it was believed he lost control of the vehicle.

    It then left the road and ended up on its roof in a ditch. He died at the scene.

    A child passenger received "serious injuries" and was taken to Peterborough City Hospital, a spokesman said.

    Anyone who saw the crash has been asked to get in touch with police.

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    Severe accident: A142 Cambridgeshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A142 Cambridgeshire westbound severe accident, at Sir James Black Road.

    A142 Cambridgeshire - A142 Angel Drove in Ely blocked and very slow traffic westbound at the Sir James Black Road junction, because of an accident involving lorry and van. Congestion to the Quanea Drove junction.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A1198 Cambridgeshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1198 Cambridgeshire northbound severe accident, at A14 J24.

    A1198 Cambridgeshire - A1198 blocked and queuing traffic northbound at Godmanchester, because of an accident involving three vehicles. Congestion to the B1040 St Ives Road junction.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Chris Turner statue unveiled in Peterborough

    So... the big moment has arrived, complete with balloon release...

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    The statue of Posh legend Chris Turner has been unveiled outside the Abax Stadium.

    Tens of thousands of pounds were raised by fans to make the artwork of the former player and manager, who died in 2015 aged 64.

  10. Potential new busway routes revealed

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    Routes that a proposed new busway link between Cambourne and Cambridge could take have been revealed.

    The proposals by the Greater Cambridge Partnership include two on-road routes and one off-road route south of the A428 - which they say will avoid the West Fields.

    Plans for new bus routes

    Amanda Fuller, from the Coton Busway Action Group, said "the off-road busway is hugely unpopular and is going to cost hundreds of millions of pounds - it is a big white elephant".

    Rachel Stopard, the chief executive of the Greater Cambridge Partnership, said it was "listening" to worries and had "already removed one of the options that had most concerns".

    The proposals will be considered by the partnership on 13 and 20 September.

    If the plans are supported, a public consultation will take place between November and December.

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M11 Cambridgeshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M11 Cambridgeshire northbound severe accident, at J10 for A505.

    M11 Cambridgeshire - Queuing traffic on M11 northbound at J10, A505 (Duxford), because of an accident earlier on. Travel time is 30 minutes.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. A chilly night marks the start of autumn

    Dan Holley

    BBC Look East weather

    Today marks the start of meteorological autumn... and this was reflected in the overnight temperatures.

    Santon Donwham, on the Norfolk-Suffolk border, had the coldest night since 15 May, as this tweet from Weatherquest's Dan Holley shows.

    How cold was it where you live?

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  13. Football deadline deals

    BBC Sport

    Cambridge United completed their final summer signing just minutes ahead of Thursday's 23:00 transfer deadline.

    George Taft

    Defender George Taft has rejoined on loan from Mansfield until January.

    The 24-year-old had a previous three-month loan spell with the U's in 2015, where he scored once in 13 appearances.

    Peterborough United's only piece of deadline day business involved a contract extension. Midfielder Marcus Maddison signed a new three-year deal and will stay with the Posh until 2020.

    This weekend the U's are hosting Colchester in League Two, while Posh are heading to Doncaster in League One.