Farmers across the region are being urged to employ more apprentices to make sure agriculture remains a key industry in the local economy.
The government wants to make it even easier for entrepreneurs to start up businesses from home.
Unemployment in the East of England fell by 13,000 in the three months to June - as more people decide to become self-employed.
The UK's biggest outdoor beer festival kicks off in Peterborough later.
The event, which is now in its 37th year, will showcase more than 400 real ales and 60 ciders.
More than 30,000 people are expected to visit the five day festival on The Embankment.
– Dickie Bird, CAMRA
"Pubs are closing at a phenomenal rate - it's something like 30 per week across the country.
What we want to do is of course get people back into those pubs.
It's proving more and more difficult as supermarkets sell very cheap beer from their shops."
For 200 years we have been putting it on our roast beef and our pork pies, and to celebrate Colman's Mustard in Norwich have released a set of archive photos.
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Stansted and Luton airports have announced big increases in their summer passenger numbers.
The Essex airport reported a total of nearly 1.95 million passengers passed through its terminal last month - a 12.2% increase on the July 2013 figure and the best monthly figure since August 2011.
It continues a strong period of growth for Stansted which has now welcomed a total of 18.68 million passengers in the 12 months ending July - up 5.6% on the previous year.
Luton announced that it handled more than one million passengers in both June and July, making it the Bedfordshire airport's best summer yet.
Earlier this week Heathrow and Gatwick announced that they handled more passengers in July than in any previous month.
With house prices on the up and fears that first time buyers could be priced out of the market could this be the solution to the housing shortage?
Pre-packed house kits that can be up and ready in just a fortnight. Today, they were rolled out in our region.
Three of them are being built for a housing association at Wymondham in Norfolk.
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Cleaners working on the East Coast line, running through Stevenage and Peterborough, are to stage a fresh strike in a row over pay, but action in a separate dispute over jobs has been suspended.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said cleaning staff employed by contractor ISS on the East Coast line will walk out for two days from Friday over pay.
Acting general secretary Mick Cash said ISS cleaners had not received a pay rise since 2011.
A planned 48 hour walkout from Friday by cleaners working on Interserve contracts for the Eurostar, over jobs, was called off after new proposals were put forward.
The cost of farmland has risen by 4% so far this year.
The latest Rural Land Market Survey has found the average cost of an acre is more than £8,600 - four times higher than in 2003 when regular surveys began.
The figures are said to reflect demand outstripping supply.
Recent demand has been driven principally by industrial farmers, but demand from lifestyle farmers is starting to come back.