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Protests in Northamptonshire over planned cuts to services

Under the budget cut proposals Northamptonshire County Council, 21 libraries would either be closed or handed over to community groups.

Road gritting, children's centres and bus services could also be affected.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Sarah Byrd.

Reports of new railcard launching first across Anglia

A briefing letter describing the railcard was obtained by moneysavingexpert.com. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Greater Anglia are said to be the first train operator to launch a new railcard.

Dubbed the ‘Millennial Railcard’ it will reportedly allow people aged between 26 and 30, a third off most rail journeys.

It has been revealed in a briefing letter obtained by moneysavingexpert.com.

They say Greater Anglia iss set to rollout the scheme in December with a possible national rollout in the new year.

Childcare costs rise three times faster than wages in the East

Watch Emily Knight's report for ITV News Anglia

New research has found the cost of childcare in the East of England has risen nearly three times faster than wages in the last decade.

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) says the amount parents are paying has gone up 35% since 2008.

They are now calling for subsidised, affordable childcare to start when maternity leave finishes.

But the government says it is already investing a record amount in childcare - which will reach £6 billion a year by 2020.

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