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How is your local A&E doing?

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs Addenbrooke's Hospital, missed its A&E waiting target of seeing patients in less than four hours last month.

Hospitals are meant to treat, assess or discharge 95% of patients in that time. Cambridge Hospitals Trust saw 82% according to figures released for April. This is down on the figure for 12 months ago, which was 89.6%.

How is your local A&E performing?
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At Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust a total of 2,524 patients were not seen within the four-hour window in April.

The trust was ranked 69 of 129 trusts of hospital trusts in England.

As a whole, the NHS has failed to meet this target since July 2015. A hospital trust's performance figures include the main accident and emergency department and any minor injuries or care centres it runs.

NHS England has asked patients only to attend A&E department with "genuine life-threatening emergencies".

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

How is your local A&E doing?

North West Anglia NHS Trust, which runs Hinchingbrooke Hospital, missed its A&E waiting target of seeing patients in less than four hours last month.

Hospitals are meant to treat, assess or discharge 95% of patients in that time. North West Anglia NHS Trust saw 76.7% according to figures released for April. This is down on the figure for 12 months ago, which was 82.3%.

How is your local A&E performing?
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At North West Anglia NHS Trust a total of 3,242 patients were not seen within the four-hour window in April.

The trust was ranked 106 of 129 trusts of hospital trusts in England.

As a whole, the NHS has failed to meet this target since July 2015. A hospital trust's performance figures include the main accident and emergency department and any minor injuries or care centres it runs.

NHS England has asked patients only to attend A&E department with "genuine life-threatening emergencies".

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area.

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

'Tories take a hit while Lib Dems gain ground'

Ben Schofield

Political Reporter, BBC Look East

With more councils being declared, two trends are emerging: the Conservatives taking a hit and the Liberal Democrats gaining ground.

Unlike in other areas of England, Labour are – so far – more or less holding their ground in the East.

Peterborough slipped from Tory control. Their slender majority of one was wiped out. They’re still the biggest party but are three short of overall control.

It’s likely they’ll continue running the council as a minority administration, backed by votes from the hyper-local Werrington First group, who hold all three seats in their ward. The only UKIP councillor in the East lost his seat here.

Labour held Cambridge City while the Greens lost their seat. But the party did gain a seat in Peterborough.

Labour retain control of Cambridge City Council

Katy Lewis

BBC Local Live

Labour has retained control in Cambridge, holding all the nine seats they were defending.

The Lib Dems have gained a seat, taking the Market ward from the Greens.

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Liberal Democrats 'smiling'

Andrew Sinclair

BBC Look East political correspondent

I think the Conservatives will still be the main party of government in the East, but the big story seems to be the Liberal Democrats.

They've made gains in Braintree and Southend; they are making gains in Chelmsford, have taken a seat from the Greens in Cambridge, and seem to be confident of taking control of North Norfolk.

The smiles are on the faces of the Liberal Democrats. The Conservatives? I am not sure they are smiling.

Cambridge City Council: Labour hold

Labour has retained control of Cambridge.

The picture in Cambridgeshire

The BBC has reporters across the country to keep us up to speed with the results in their area. In Cambridgeshire, the whole of East Cambridgeshire and Fenland district councils are up for election, while a third of seats are being contested at Cambridge City Council.

East Cambridgeshire District Council
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East Cambridgeshire has 39 councillors: 35 Conservatives, three Liberal Democrats and one independent. Fenland also has 39 councillors: 33 Conservative, three independents and three Lib Dems.

Cambridge City Council is under Labour control. Of its 42 councillors, 25 are Labour, 13 are Liberal Democrats, and there are two independents and one Green councillor, plus one vacancy.

'I realised not everyone has to be a paralympian'

Artists Jackie Hagan and Conor A join BBC Ouch at the I'm Here, Where Are You? festival
From being a working class disabled person to waiting for that brown envelope to arrive for your benefits reassessment. This show, recorded in front of a live audience, moves from one emotion to another. 

Comedian Jackie Hagan describes how she went from feeling she had to prove she could still do everything and more, after having one leg amputated, to realising she didn't actually have to become a hero. 

Performer Conor A has fibromyalgia, an impairment usually associated with women. He reveals how he was treated by doctors and how he learned to build access needs into his own show such as a prompter for when he goes all 'fibro fog'. 

Presented by Simon Minty and Kate Monaghan at the I'm Here, Where Are You? festival in Cambridge. A transcript will be available soon. 

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Meet the man rating food vans and small takeaways for thousands of online followers.