Unemployment in the region has decreased by 2,000, as the number of people in work nationally reaches its highest level since records began.
Luton's multi-million pound inner ring road has been being officially opened by the Transport Minister.
New Holland Agriculture plant's been marking its 50th year with a tractor parade through Basildon.
One of the world's biggest wind farms is to be built off the Suffolk coast. The Government's given the green light to East Anglia One, which will have 240 turbines and create enough electricity to power more than 800,000 homes.
The wind farm should bring £500 million to the region's economy. Building work could begin in 2017 and the first power would be generated two years later. It'll cover an area of 115 square miles in the Southern North Sea.
Plans for a £34m re-development of the Cambridge Judge Business School will go on show to the public today.
Its home in the old Addenbrooke's Hospital building in the city is too small and the school wants to expand.
Visitors have been invited to look around the building and comment on the plans.
A business park which is part of the New Anglia Enterprise Zone is to get £3m of government funding.
The money will help Great Yarmouth Borough Council complete important infrastructure at Beacon Park and open up the whole site for development.
Since the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone was created two years ago, nine companies have set up business there and more than 450 jobs have been created.
As Suffolk prepares to host its annual agricultural show, farmers will be hoping the event will get more young people interested in the countryside.
The Suffolk Show, just outside Ipswich, is expected to draw thousands of visitors yet the farming industry is struggling to attract new blood into vital jobs and secure the future of the country's food production.
Kate Prout reports.
This week we are being encouraged to support our local traders for Love Your Markets week but, in Kettering this morning, shoppers would have been greeted by some particularly young stallholders.
The town held its first Teenage Market providing free stalls for young entrepreneurs.
Claire McGlasson reports.
Construction will take place over three phases and will expand, modernise and remodel the terminal building to accommodate and equip:
- Up to 20 security passenger screening lanes
- 15 immigration passenger screening lanes
- Up to 8 international and 1 domestic passenger reclaim belts
- Increased retail, catering, circulation and seating areas
- A new two-storey pier
- Dual the road from the Holiday Inn Roundabout
- Build a new parallel taxiway to unlock capacity for an additional 6 million passengers a year from the existing runway
- Build a new multi-storey car park
London Luton Airport has welcomed the Government's decision to let it proceed with its development plans.
Glyn Jones, Managing Director of the Airport said: “We are delighted that after a thorough process, the Council can proceed to grant planning permission for London Luton.
"We see this as a real vote of confidence in the Airport and its future, underlining the determination of our new owners, Ardian and Aena, to develop and radically improve London Luton and deliver a better airport experience for our passengers in the years to come.
"The opportunities it brings for the local economy in terms of jobs and investment are significant, and Luton can now press ahead with making its local airport bigger and better, while remaining a good neighbour.”