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Met Office warning of winds gusting to 60 mph

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds in the Anglia region gusting up to 60 mph on Saturday evening.

There could be disruption to travel in the region.

The weather warning is in force until 11.45pm on Saturday 6 February 2016

Area covered by Saturday's yellow weather warning. Credit: Met Office

The Met Office says southerly winds with strengthen across southern and then many eastern and central parts of England with gales developing, which are likely to be severe at times along English Channel coasts.

Winds should steadily decrease from the west this evening.

"Southerly gales will develop today as an active frontal system moves across the area from the west.

"Gusts of 40-50 mph are likely quite widely inland with gusts of around 60-65 mph affecting English Channel coasts at times."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's Assessment

There will be more windy weather on Monday as Storm Imogen sweeps across the UK.

Read more: From Abigail to Wendy - Britain's storms get names

Highest wind gusts in the Anglia region on Saturday 6 February 2016

  • 57 mph in Cranfield, Bedfordshire
  • 54 mph in Bedford
  • 54 mph in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
  • 51 mph in Holbeach, Lincolnshire
  • 50 mph at Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
  • 48 mph in Marham, Norfolk
  • 43 mph in Weybourne, Norfolk

Rare motorcycles stolen from Norfolk garage

The rare Ducati 1299 Ducati Panigale R that is missing. Credit: Norfolk Police.

Motorcycles worth nearly £40,000 have been stolen from a Norfolk garage in a theft police fear could have been carried out to order.

The bikes - including a rare Ducati Panigale worth £21,000 - were taken from the premises in Old Catton overnight. Police say all the vehicles were well secured and no-one living nearby saw or heard anything.

A unique electric powered child's motor cross bike and a Yamaha are also missing.

Anyone who has information relating to the bikes should call Norfolk Police on non-emergency line 101 or anonymously on Crimestoppers.

Oset 12.5 Racing valued at £1000 Credit: Norfolk Police.
Yamaha YZF R1 valued at £16,000 Credit: Norfolk Police.

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Police hunt for 19 year-old wanted for recall to prison

Daryl Atkins Credit: Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for help to trace a 19-year-old man who is wanted for recall to prison.

Daryl Atkins is wanted after breaching the conditions of his release licence.

He is described as being white, around 5ft 8inches tall, slim build, having short blonde spikey

Atkins is believed to be in the Norwich area, particularly around Earlham.

Police say anyone who knows where Atkins is should not approach him but call Norfolk Police immediately on 101.

Raising a glass to Norfolk landlord's one millionth pint

Phillip Cutter pulls his one millionth pint at The Murderers pub in Norwich. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A Norwich landlord has pulled his one millionth pint.

Phillip Cutter, who runs the Murderers, has spent 28 years behind the bar on Timber Hill.

"When I left school, I didn't know that, 30 years on, I would still be working in the same pub I was in as a young glass collector but every day is different, every day is a laugh.

"It's all about enjoying what you do."

– Phillip Cutter, landlord.

The landlord says he still enjoys his job and hopes to be raising a glass to his two millionth pint in another 30 years' time.

Norfolk brewer Woodforde's has created a special, limited-edition beer to mark Mr Cutter's milestone - called One in a Phillion. It is described as a "light and zesty golden ale".

Phillip Cutter behind the bar at The Murderers in Norwich, where he has worked for 28 years. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Dad's Army film to get local premiere in Suffolk

The new Dad's Army film, which gets its local premiere tonight. Credit: Columbia Pictures/Universal Pictures.

After its glitzy London launch last week, today it is the turn of Suffolk to host the new Dad's Army film's local premiere.

Stowmarket's Regal Theatre is kicking off its 80th birthday celebrations with a special red-carpet showing of the film this afternoon.

Lucky ticket holders will walk the red carpet and, in keeping with the film, will enjoy a nice cup of tea and a piece of birthday cake on arrival.

The original television series was filmed across the border at Thetford and fans of the show, who work in the town's museum, feature as extras in the movie.

Could you spot the signs of a stroke?

The East of England Ambulance Service wants people to be more aware of the symptoms of a stroke. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The region's ambulance service is warning people to be more aware about the signs of stroke.

It says the condition is one of its most common 999 calls.

Last winter, the East of England Ambulance Service saw almost 8,000 patients who had suffered a suspected stroke.

The highest number was in Essex, where 2,552 calls were taken. In Norfolk, the figure was 1,264, while in Hertfordshire there were 1,230 999 calls linked to strokes.

The ambulance service says catching the condition early is essential.

The main symptoms are:

  • FACE: the face may have dropped on one side, the person may not be able to smile, and their eye or mouth may have dropped.
  • ARMS: the person may not be able to life both arms and keep them there because of weakness or numbness.
  • SPEECH: their speech may be slurred or garbled, or they may not be able to speak at all.
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