Research by the University of East Anglia has revealed why male birds are outnumbering the amount of females. Female birds are thought to be choosing busier breeding sites where there are more males, leaving behind small groups of lonely males.
A shocked home-owner from Milton Keynes has launched a civil court case after a cleaner 'trashed' his home causing £3,000 damage.Read the full story ›
Nearly a third of parents say their kids decide where the family holiday will be each year - with half in the East of England saying they're pressured into visiting certain destinations. The research also found nearly 60 per cent stretch their finances to pay for their annual break.
Nearly a third of parents say their kids decide where the family holiday will be each year, with half in the East of England saying they're pressured into visiting certain destinations.
The research by travel search engine Kayak found nearly 60 per cent stretch their finances to pay for their annual break.
Parents also take grandparents on family holidays to contribute to the overall costs and to babysit.
Some schools in our region will be closed or just partially open today because of a one day teaching strike.
The National Union of teachers is in a dispute over contracts and funding. The decision was criticised by the government in parliament yesterday.
"I'm sure that colleagues will condemn the strike action by the National Union of Teachers tomorrow which is both unnecessary and counter productive. It will harm children's education, inconvenience parents and damage the profession's reputation in the eyes of the public."
Plentiful rain and a lack of sunshine made June 2016 one of the wettest and dullest ever in East Anglia.Read the full story ›
Three quarters of working parents plan separate summer breaks to look after their children during school holidays, according to a new survey.
73% of parents surveyed for Nationwide Savings have to stagger their leave from work with their partner, to cover childcare over the holiday period, leaving less time for the whole family to enjoy time off together.
It also found that parents in East Anglia were most likely to make excuses about their children being ill to take them away in term time.
As our research shows, planning a family holiday can be a tricky process, with parents revealing not just the financial pressures but also the impact on family and working relationships.
It's all in a day's work for an officer from the Beds, Cambs & Herts Road Policing Unit, making sure a duck and her ducklings cross the road safely.
But is he checking they're not speeding as well?
Yes he really is trying to get the speed of ducklings crossing the road. Told me he was helping them cross. Sgt1793 https://t.co/jKyqG0TIhR