People living near the River Nene in Cambridgeshire have been told about proposals for a new scheme to prevent flooding.
The £25m scheme will strengthen bank barriers at a storage reservoir at Whittlesey Washes near Peterborough.
The parents of a 15-year-old boy from Northamptonshire who drowned in the River Nene on Tuesday have told ITV Anglia they're devastated that they'll never get to see their son grow up.
Police have confirmed that the body of a 15-year-old boy recovered the River Nene in the Woodford/Denford is that of Daniel James McCullagh from Woodford.
Police received a call reporting a missing person in the River Nene in the Woodford/Denford area at 2.57pm yesterday.
Following a search of the area together with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, East Midlands Ambulance Service and the Environment Agency, the body of Daniel McCullagh was recovered.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and have prepared a report for the Coroner.
The body of a 15-year-old boy has been pulled from the River Nene in Northamptonshire.Read the full story ›
Water quality in the River Nene at Peterborough has now almost returned to normal with no more fish dying as a result of the chemical pollution.
People are advised to take the usual precautions when being in contact with river water such as covering up cuts and not swallowing the water.
The Environment Agency has linked a spill of pesticides with the death of an estimated 4,000 fish in the River Nene at Peterborough.Read the full story ›
The Environment Agency are warning that flooding is expected for the River Nene at Cogenhoe Mill Caravan Site.
For the latest developments please check their website here