The Milton Keynes based Open University has called on the government to help fund tuition fees.
The organisation is aimed at people already working who want to get a degree mainly through distance learning. But because of the rising cost of studying part-time the numbers of students across England has more than halved.
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Storm Ophelia may be battering the western side of the British Isles but in the East it has brought October warmth and a red sky and sun.Read the full story ›
MK Dons defender Callum Brittain has been named as the EFL 'Young player of the month'.Read the full story ›
A heart charity is warning that a lack of CPR knowledge across the East of England could be costing lives.Read the full story ›
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There are fears that giving money to rough sleepers could be making the problem worse.
A former homeless man in Cambridge says he could earn up to 200 pounds a day by begging, but admits he spent the money on alcohol.
The number living on the streets has tripled in the East of England. Up from 200 in 2010 to around 600 in 2016.
On the 16th of October 1987 hurricane-force winds battered the South East corner of England. It was the worst storm for 300 years.Read the full story ›
Dry for most but it will turn a little cloudy at times. There is the outside chance of a shower during the afternoon, mainly to the north.Read the full story ›
A new 'dementia hotspots' map has revealed the devastating impact of the disease in the Anglia region.Read the full story ›