Physical inactivity among our children has reached epidemic proportions according to new research.
The East of England is a happier place than England as a whole but there are some places where people are less happy.
Towns and cities in the East could be among the worst affected by HS2, new figures have revealed.
Labour Party members from across the East are in Brighton for the party's annual conference . As they begin looking ahead to the next General Election in 2015, many feel it's one of the most important conferences for years.
Three of our MPs are putting the case for further investment in the region's rail network to the transport secretary.
Chloe Smith, Ben Gummer and Priti Patel are hosting a business forum with Patrick McLoughlin.
They say improvements to the region's rail infrastructure will drive economic growth and attract inward investment to the region.
Three MPs will call for further investment in the region's rail network today.
Chloe Smith, Ben Gummer and Priti Patel, are hosting a business forum which will be attended by the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.
They say improvements to the region's rail infrastructure, will drive economic growth and attract inward investment to the region.
Seaside resorts are being urged to make sure our beaches are made more accessible for people with disabilities.
As the tourist season is in full swing across the East of England, the Government wants local authorities to work with community disability groups to make changes.
The Minister for Disabled People, Esther McVey says it is important there is equal access across beaches for everyone.
This weekend marks the first anniversary since the opening of the London Olympics, the highlight being the Anniversary Games in Stratford.
The slogan for London 2012 was 'Inspire a Generation' while one of the buzzwords still used is legacy.
Click above to see ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake reporting in the first of two special reports looking at the region's two Olympic venues
A report out today says the Government is not delivering value for money, to people living in the countryside.
The Rural Communities inquiry says they face higher costs, but get less funding for services like schools.
The report from the cross-party Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee also said they suffer poor mobile phone and broadband coverage, when compared with urban areas.
New research from the University of East Anglia has found that cases of dementia in the over 65's has fallen by 1.8% in the last 20 years.
The study compared data from two decades ago to the present day and found there is now a smaller risk of anyone over 65 years of age developing dementia.
But because of a growing population of much older people, it doesn't mean the number of cases will fall. In fact, they will keep rising as the population does.
The latest unemployment figures are out later today. Last month saw the numbers rise in the East of England and there are now more 14,000 more jobless people in the region than two years ago.
The government has announced a new scheme where a hundred employers across the country will take on trainees aged between 16 and 24.