Five schools in Northamptonshire have been closed today because of a burst water main.
Finedon Infant School, Finedon Mulso CEVA Junior School, Huxlow Science College, Irthlingborough Junior School and Irthlingborough Nursery and Infant School have all been shut.
The two schools in Finedon say they will text parents when the water is back on.
More information can be found at the county council website.
A council opposed to plans to hand over the running of a struggling Norwich high school to an academy trust will today decide whether to mount a legal challenge.
The Government wants the Hewett School to become part of the Inspiration Trust after being rated inadequate by inspectors.
The plan is opposed by parents, teachers and Norfolk County Council. Today an extraordinary meeting of the council's children's services committee will hear from legal experts.
Parts of our region have some of the fastest population growth in the country and in some areas that's putting pressure on services like schools.
Milton Keynes and Peterborough are the fastest growing places in the UK.
Peterborough has the second highest birthrate and it's seen a 50% rise in school population in the last 5 years.
Now one primary- Gladstone school, has tackled the huge demand for places with a £7.4 million expansion.
£2.6 million came from Government grants and another £4.8 million from Peterborough City Council to fund the new school facilities.
More than 1,100 students have taken part in a mock election at Thomas Gainsborough School in Sudbury this afternoon.
It followed a special debate which involved a panel of local parliamentary candidates from the area.
Full results of mock election below:
- UKIP - 272 votes (23%)
- Conservative - 252 votes (22%)
- Labour - 247 votes (21%)
- Lib Dem - 246 votes (21%)
- Green - 151 votes (13%)
Students at a high school in Suffolk have been questioning the candidates hoping to be elected as MP at the General Election in May.
Among the topics covered in the hour-long debate were the economy and jobs, ending the monarchy and the question of leaving the European Union.
Thomas Gainsborough School in Sudbury has also been holding a mock election.
Watch the full debate between students and candidates by clicking below
A school in Suffolk has been holding a special debate and mock election ahead of the General Election on 7 May.Read the full story ›
One of the largest free schools in the country is to be built in Northampton as part of the Government's latest expansion of its flagship education policy.
The Northampton Internation Academy will take 2,200 pupils. New free schools will also be built in Peterborough and Hertfordshire
David Cameron says if the Tories win May's election they'll roll out another 500 free schools across the country.
Click below to watch our report from Russell Hookey
A project which uncovered some of the world's oldest human footprints, on the north Norfolk coast has won Rescue Dig of the Year.Read the full story ›
A landscape history student from the University of East Anglia has made the find of a lifetime.
Tom Lucking unearthed an Anglo Saxon pendant encrusted with over 400 garnets while out with his metal detector in a field in Norfolk.
It's thought the ancient artefact could even have royal connections. Watch Natalie Gray's report below...
There are fears that schools with just a few dozen pupils could soon be a thing of the past in rural Norfolk.
Councillors claim small schools don't perform as well as bigger ones and cost more to run.
In 2014 just under 68% of 10 and 11 year olds achieved the expected level 4 in reading, writing and maths at schools with fewer than 50 pupils.
That was more than six percentage points below the average for Norfolk schools - which was 74%.
Mileham Primary School in Mid Norfolk, which has just 28 pupils, is one that's ear-marked for closure. However parents and governors there say it would be a crime if it was shutdown.