After a mostly dry start with some sunny spells, but thickening cloud and scattered showers will spread from the west later.Read the full story ›
A man from Milton Keynes has been sentenced to 8-years in prison after he was convicted of 12 fraud offences totalling more than £750,000.
53-year-old John Clifton Davies was sentenced in his absence after he failed to attend court for his six week trial at Aylesbury Crown Court earlier this month.
The convictions relate to his dealings with nine different companies where he gained more than £750,000 from them
A warrant for his arrest has been issued.
"Although I am pleased with this sentence, it is now vital that we trace Davies so that he can serve his time. As the judge said during sentencing, Davies has shown flagrant disregard to this court case. He has deliberately absconded and I appeal to anyone who knows of his whereabouts to contact police."
The election campaign has formally begun with politicians hitting the campaign trail across the East for what's likely to be one of the closest battles for political power in modern times.
Over the next five or so weeks, candidates will be knocking on tens of thousands of doors in the hope they can convince you they're worthy of your vote.
Russell Hookey reports on Day One of the election campaign in the west of the Anglia region...
To see how the Election battle began across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex click on the link below to hear Victoria Lampard's report
With the closest and most unpredictable General Election in years, the battle for Westminster could be won or lost in the East of England.Read the full story ›
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.Read the full story ›
More than 550 miles of roadworks will be removed over over the Easter weekend, to help Bank Holiday journeys go more smoothly. The Highways Agency is aiming to complete or lift works on the A14, A1 M and A421 completely by the 2nd of april.
Milton Keynes Council's been shortlisted as one of twelve contenders to become a centre of excellence for low emission vehicles.
The announcement was made by Transport Minister.
Milton Keynes already has some of the UK's most advanced projects for low emission vehicles, including the recent installation of 50 rapid chargers which can charge an electric car in around 20 minutes.
The Conservatives won the Aylesbury constituency in Buckinghamshire at the 2010 General Election with a majority of nearly 13,000 votes.Read the full story ›
Buckingham is the constituency of John Bercow, the Speaker of the Commons. The main political parties don't usually contest the seat.Read the full story ›
The Conservatives won the Milton Keynes North constituency at the 2010 General Election with a majority of nearly 9,000 votes.Read the full story ›