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.
The Government is boosting the local economy with a £200m cash boost while Labour want to return powers and funding to local councils
Parking charges are to be introduced at Cambridge's park-and-ride sites.
The £1 fee - which is on top of the bus fare - will apply at Babraham Road, Madingley Road, Milton, Newmarket Road and Trumpington.
The council said it had to find an extra £1 million to cover the running costs of the scheme.
Luton's multi-million pound inner ring road's being officially opened by the Transport Minister this morning after a wait of more than 40 years.
The link road which runs from the junction of Old Bedford Road and Hucklesby Way to St Mary's roundabout completes the inner ring road.
The region's to get hundreds of millions of pounds to help provide new roads, more homes and encourage small businesses start up.
It's part of a Government scheme aimed at stimulating growth away from London. It's hoped it will create thousands of new jobs.
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If you are after a job you might be interested to know that Cambridge was the best place to find one last month.
According to the search engine Adzuna there were seven jobs for every jobseeker in the city during May - up from just two a year ago.
Competition for work nationwide fell to a six year low last month. The average advertised salary in the East also grew to just over £29,900 last month.
A study has found the Cambridge Folk Festival brings in more than £1.5 million a year to the local economy.
The research was carried out by students at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.
The average spend of a festival-goer in shops and businesses in Cambridge was around £94. This year's festival, with headliner Van Morrison, is sold out.
House prices in East Anglia are continuing to rise despite the market appearing to stall in the rest of the country.
According to the latest figures from Right Move, the value of homes here rose by 2.8 per cent over the past month.
Nowhere else in England and Wales saw a rise of more than 0.9% while many areas saw a slight price drop.
Since the beginning of the year, the East of England has seen a 6.6% increase compared with last year.
Employers in the East of England and East Midlands say they're feeling optimistic about job creation in the coming months.
According to a survey by Manpower, more businesses are planning to create jobs compared to those planing to decrease their workforce.
In particular, employers are looking at increasing the number of full-time positions. More than 2,000 UK employers across the UK were questioned.