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A cyclist has reached more than 174mph
Neil Campbell was pulled along a runway by a Porsche, then released to go through a timing gate under his own power.

Severe disruption: A12 Essex southbound

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A12 Essex southbound severe disruption, at J17 A130.

A12 Essex - One lane blocked and queues on A12 London-bound at J17, A130 (Howe Green), because of a car that's broken down.

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It's a sport "not just for men" says championship driver Nabila Tejpar.
This champion rally driver wants to see more women in the sport.

Severe congestion: A1114 Essex both ways

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A1114 Essex both ways severe congestion, at A1060 Parkway.

A1114 Essex - It's slow and delays on A1114 Essex Yeomanry Way in both directions in Great Baddow at Army And Navy.

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Rally driver Nabila Tejpar: 'My sport I love is not just for men'
Essex sportswoman Nabila Tejpar says she 'fell in love' with rally driving at 16.

Severe disruption: A1114 Essex both ways

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A1114 Essex both ways severe disruption, at A1060 Parkway.

A1114 Essex - A1114 Army and Navy Flyover in Chelmsford closed and queues at Army And Navy, because of investigation works.

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​141,100 government-funded trees planted ​in Braintree in eight years

​There have been 141,100 government-funded trees planted in Braintree between 2010 and 2018, Forestry Commission data shows.

​This works out at 930 trees per 1,000 people.

​Between 2010 and 2018 the government funded about 15 million trees in England. Figures for trees planted with private funds or by local councils are not included and the data only covers new trees, not replacements for any that were cut down.

Overall tree planting rates across the UK would need to more than double to combat rising temperatures and climate change, according to official figures.

Last year 13,400 hectares of new trees were planted across the UK, most of them in Scotland, but the Committee on Climate Change says this should rise to at least 30,000 hectares a year.

Campaign group The Woodland Trust said more trees were needed to provide summer shade, reduce air pollution, improve water quality and manage flooding.

The government said it had made it "much easier" to apply for planting grants.

Find out about tree planting across the UK here.

This story has been generated using Forestry Commission data, BBC analysis and some automation.