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Anglia Weather: What a difference a day (and the wind direction) makes

At first glance, the weather yesterday at Cromer seemed to be identical to the weather today. The same dry and bright conditions, the same strong sunshine and the same gentle breeze.

Visible satellite and temperatures at 1pm Friday afternoon. Credit: Met Office.

But, for anyone heading to the beach armed with their sunlounger and bathing suit, there's been one important difference.

Yesterday, Cromer was the coldest spot in England with a maximum temperature of just under 11ºC. Today it's one of the warmest with a temperature at 1pm of 18ºC and the potential to reach 20ºC in the next few hours.

The reason for the difference? Yesterday's breeze came off the North Sea - still only 9ºC following the winter. Today's breeze rolls off the warm land to the southwest.

The fine weather won't last - rain arrives later this weekend.

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David Cameron highlights pledge to double free childcare during Bedford visit

David Cameron talking in Bedford today. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Conservative leader David Cameron has been campaigning in Bedford today.

On a visit to a furniture company in the marginal constituency, he highlighted the Conservative's pledge to double free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds.

He accused Labour of creating a poverty state, and claimed the Tories are the real "party of work".

The Prime Minister was talking during a visit to a furniture company. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"I'm not doing this job to be some high powered accountant, I don't just want the lines on the graph to go in the right direction.

I want the lives to go in the right direction. I believe passionately in reducing poverty and the best route out of poverty is this - work.

We've proved that."

– David Cameron

Peterborough City Council "incredibly sorry" after postal ballot papers mix-up

The Town Hall in Peterborough. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Peterborough City Council say that they are "incredibly sorry" after almost 2,000 people living in the city were sent the wrong postal ballot paper.

Voters in the local authority wards of Park, North and East Stanground may have received the incorrect ballot sheets for either North West Cambridgeshire or Peterborough constituencies.

Peterborough City Council has put the problem down to "human error" at the printers. Replacement ballot papers are expected to go out before the end of the week.

"On Tuesday 21 April we were notified that voters in three local authority wards of Peterborough; Park, North and Stanground East may have incorrectly received parliamentary election ballot sheets for either North West Cambridgeshire or Peterborough constituencies.

We immediately contacted the Electoral Commission to discuss with them how best to put this situation right and have now written to each resident affected explaining what to do next.

A mistake was made by the company that printed and posted the ballot forms on our behalf. Our hard working team of election staff is now working round the clock to make sure everybody affected receives new ballot papers and no incorrect votes are counted.

We are obviously incredibly sorry for the inconvenience caused."

– Gillian Beasley, chief executive of Peterborough City Council

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Election 2015: Ed Balls says people in the east aren't feeling the economic recovery

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has been in Cambridge on the election campaign trail saying he believes most people in our region aren't feeling the economic recovery.

Today's figures show an increase in those out of work in the East of England, but Conservatives say it's good news nationally as more people are in work than ever before.

But are voters really engaged with the campaign?

Click below to see our report from political correspondent Emma Hutchinson.

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