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Visitors warned to respect the region's countryside

East Anglia has some of the most breathtaking countryside in the UK. Credit: Paul Macro

The Country Land and Business Association is urging people visiting our region's countryside to remember that it's a working environment.

The CLA says there have been reports of damage caused by those trespassing and it's warning the public to stay on marked footpaths and to be vigilant around farm machinery.

Thousands flock to Tendring Show

The Tendring show today Credit: Victoria Lampard

Thousands of people flocked to the Tendring Show in Essex on Saturday.

The event at Lawford House Park near Manningtree put on a display of farm machinery and animals - this year's theme was was demonstrating the work done on a modern Tendring farm.

Tractor display at Tendring Credit: Victoria Lampard

The event attracts around 25,000 visitors each year. Visitors came to see a range of farm animals and machinery, both historic and modern, as well as a host of stalls and family activities.

Cattle on show Credit: Victoria Lampard

Essex strawberry race raising money for charity

The Tiptree Strawberry Race is an annual event Credit: ITV News Anglia

Teams of strawberry pickers will be hoping to be the quickest, as they take part in the Tiptree Strawberry Race near Colchester in Essex, which starts at 9am this morning.

The annual event raises money for charity, with many turning up in fancy dress. This years theme is the Mad Hatter's Tea Party.

All money raised this year will go towards providing a special summer lunch for Tiptree pensioners.

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