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Plan to create new homes and jobs

Plans to grow East Anglia's economy by 17 billion pounds by targeting places like Norwich will be looked at later by Norfolk County Council.

Norwich Market Credit: ITV Anglia

It'll be asked to back plans from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership for Norfolk and Suffolk.

It would mean building 140,000 new homes and generating 88,000 jobs across both counties.


Olympian in Norwich for men-only fun run

Colin Jackson handing out medals at the Go Run Dad event Credit: ITV ANGLIA

Olympian Colin Jackson was in Norwich on Sunday to see the fun run he created get underway.

The 'Go Dad Run' event is a male only 5K race that raises money for male cancer charities.

The triple World Champion was on hand to start the race and to hand out medals to the winners. He started 'Go Dad Run' in 2013 when two of his uncles developed prostate cancer.


Runners wear big blue briefs and this is the first year the race has been run in East Anglia.

One in eight men in the UK will get prostate cancer.

Freshers' week gets underway

The University of Bedfordshire which has around 20,000 students is holding its first freshers' fair of the term at Bedford Town Hall later.

A second one is being held in Luton tomorrow.

Freshers week at Bedford Credit: ITV Anglia

Meanwhile Norfolk police say they'll be working closely with students at the University of East Anglia as fresher week gets underway in Norwich.

There'll be more patrols on campus and officers will give out advice on how students can keep themselves and their belongings safe.

Police question man over Luton stabbing

Bedfordshire police are tonight continuing to question a man in connection with a stabbing in a residential area of Luton.

Officers were called to Abbey Drive on Friday afternoon after reports a man had been attacked by a group of men.

The victim remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Click below to watch our report from Mark McQuillan


Anglia Weather: Dry with warm sunny spells

Today: The day should be dry across the region with some warm sunny spells, especially in the east. However sunshine will become hazier through the afternoon as cloud thickens more generally in the west by evening. Maximum temperature 21 deg C (70 deg F).

Warm with sunny spells Credit: ITV Anglia

Tonight: Outbreaks of rain will spread east into the west of the region overnight with some heavier bursts developing. However, much of East Anglia should stay dry with some clear spells. Minimum temperature 13 deg C (55 deg F).

Monday: Rain across the west of the region will die out during the morning, with all parts then generally dry and warm with some bright spells, especially in the east. Maximum temperature 19 deg C (66 deg F).

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday: Sunny intervals and the odd shower Tuesday and Wednesday after some early mist or fog patches. Wind and rain on Thursday clearing from the west to bright or sunny spells.

Have you lost a lot of money?

The hunt's on for the owner of what's being described as a sizeable sum of money discovered at one of the region's hospitals.

The cash was found in the grounds of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn in June.

Despite extensive internal inquiries no one as so far come forward to claim the cash so the hospital trust has decided to go public. The exact amount hasn't been disclosed.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Credit: ITV Anglia

Anyone claiming the money will be asked a series of questions to prove that they do own the money.

If it's yours please contact the Hospital's PALS Department on 01553 613359.

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