Scientists in Norwich are working on a new form of barley that is resistant to extreme hot and dry conditions
A woman who's campaigned tirelessly for women in the boardroom is among the Queen's Birthday Honours for Milton Keynes
Suffolk guide dog campaigner is one of many honoured
Thousands more visitors are expected to visit the second day of the Norfolk show.
About ninety thousand people are due to attend the agricultural show.
Prince Edward, the show's President, is due back at the showground today - the first time a member of the Royal Family has spent both days there in more than 60 years.
Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, was among thousands of visitors to this year's Royal Norfolk Show which opened this morning.
The show held just outside Norwich, is celebrating its 60th year at its current site. Among the attractions are more than 3,000 animals and 650 trade stands.
The show continues tomorrow.
It's been reported that Prince William is to announce he'll become a helicopter pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
The Duke of Cambridge gave up his job as an RAF search and rescue pilot nine months ago to start a year of public service placements.
The Duke of Cambridge is said to want to get back to flying, and the part time role would give him the chance to work either from Cambridge or Norwich, while living with his family at Amner Hall on the Sandringham estate.
The Duchess of Cambridge has paid tribute to the "remarkable" work of children's hospices on a visit to Ipswich.
Kate, who is patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices has made a private visit to the Treehouse hospice in the town.
The Treehouse hospice has six bedrooms for children and young people and accommodation for families to use for overnight stays.
There is also a multi-sensory studio, hydrotherapy pool, music room, play areas, sensory garden, a woodland walk and specialist outdoor play equipment
A charity worker from Bedford has made it onto the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Jean Bedford has been working with the Bedford and District Handicapped Riders Association for the last 53 years.
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A Norfolk charity fundraiser has made it onto the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Annie Chapman has raised more than £300,000 for Cancer Research.
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