House prices in the East of England rose faster than elsewhere in England during October according to the biggest survey in the UK.
The construction industry is beginning to pick up across the East, which is good news for brick makers and bricklayers
Council's in the East are being encouraged to combat the problem of rising agricultural prices by renting land to first generation farmers.
A new report shows that tourism brought £2.9 billion to the Essex economy last year. That's up by £65 million compared with 2011. And there were over 1200 new jobs related to tourism.
The figures were helped by the Olympic Mountain Bike events held at the Hadleigh Farm course.
ITV Anglia's Luke Farrington has visited the Argos Warehouse at Basildon in Essex, to see how staff there are coping with "Cyber Monday".
The busiest day of the year for internet shopping.
Click above to see Luke Farrington reporting from Basildon.
Distribution Centres across the east have taken on extra workers to cope with the demands of "Cyber Monday".
It's expected to be the busiest day of the year for online shopping. Both Amazon in Milton Keynes and Argos in Basildon have braced themselves for the busiest time of the year.
Click above to watch a report by ITV Anglia's Luke Farrington.
More people will shop today online than at any other time of the year. It's known as "Cyber Monday".
Cathrine Jansson-Boyd is a Consumer Psychologist from Anglia Ruskin University.
More people will shop online today than any other day in the year.
ITV News Anglia asked shoppers in Cambridge whether they do most of their Christmas shopping on the internet or the high street. Click above to see what they said.
Distribution centres in our region have hired in hundreds of extra staff members to cope with the demands of "Cyber Monday".
Argos, which has a distribution centre in Basildon, Essex, says the company will move hundreds of thousands of products today.
Robert Thomas is the General Manager at the Argos Warehouse in Basildon. Click above to see what he says about "Cyber Monday".
According to new figures from the Royal Mail, Colchester is the town that tops the charts for online shopping, as "Cyber Monday" continues.
The busiest day of the year for online shopping.
Royal Mail has revealed the top ten places where people choose to shop on the internet rather than the high street.
Also in the top ten in the east, are Norwich in 4th place, Chelmsford in 7th and Bedford in 10th place.
Nick Landon, Managing Director of Royal Mail Parcels, said. "Online shopping is now such a key part of the Christmas shopping experience....We encourage people to post their Christmas cards and order their presents online early, to help us spread the workload during the busy festive period."
The latest recommended posting dates for UK Christmas delivery are:
First Class - Friday 20th December
Second Class - Wednesday 18th December
Special Delivery Guaranteed - Monday 23rd December
Distribution centres across East Anglia are ready for what is expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year.
Amazon, which has a distribution hub in Milton Keynes and Argos which has a distribution centre in Basildon, have hired in extra staff to cope with the demand.
"Cyber Monday" is expected to peak around 6pm tonight, as people start shopping after work.
Argos, has estimated there will be more than 3 million visits to its website and apps today, with as many as 4,700 visits per minute.
A Council meeting in Luton this week will consider an application to increase the capacity of London Luton Airport from 12 million to 18 million passengers a year.
Officers are recommending approval for the application at the meeting on Thursday which will be held at Luton Town Hall at 4pm and is open to the public.