We have long known that the East is a fantastic place to call home. Now one town in the region has come top of a list of the best places to live in the country. Stamford, near Peterborough, ticked all the boxes in the survey carried out by the Sunday Times. Stuart Leithes went to find out why.
Peterborough and Stamford Hospital Trust is one of seven around the country where the government will send in a specialist team to help with repayments on private finance initiatives.
Last year the government revealed a number of hospitals around the country could no longer cope with the rising repayments.
Health Minister Simon Burns now says he'll send in hit squads to make savings at hospitals where the contracts had gone horribly wrong.
Tributes have been paid to a teenager who was killed after being struck by a train near Peterborough. It's thought Harry Drain was wearing headphones while out jogging near his home in south Lincolnshire.
He was out jogging between Tinwell and Stamford when he was hit by a train. His death is not being treated as suspicious,
Delays of up to 40 minutes on CrossCountry between Ely and Leicester due to fallen tree on the line between Stamford and Peterborough. Also affecting East Midlands Trains services.
Queueing traffic and partially blocked due to accident involving three cars on the A1, southbound between B1081 (Carpenters Lodge / Burghley House) and Townsend Road (Wittering), congestion on A1 to B1081 (Great Casterton / Tickencote).