A record number of volunteers have signed up to become community first responders for the East of England Ambulance service.Read the full story ›
A baby box scheme aimed at reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome has been launched at Ipswich hospital.Read the full story ›
A campaign's been launched to encourage more people in the East of England to give blood.Read the full story ›
Rail passengers have been told the hot weather will cause disruption and cancellations to today's schedule.Read the full story ›
The temperature reached more than 31°C (88°F) in the Anglia region during Sunday afternoon beating Saturday and making it the hottest day of the year so far.
The heatwave is expected to continue into Monday when it could get even hotter.
The hottest place in the Anglia region on Sunday was Cavendish in Suffolk where the thermometer tipped 31.4°C (88.5°F). The UK's hottest location was the Hampton area of south west London at 32.1°C (89.8°F).
The average maximum temperature for a day in mid June in East Anglia is 20°C
Maximum temperatures in the Anglia region on Sunday 18 June 2017
- 31.4°C in Cavendish, Suffolk
- 31.1°C in Santon Downham, Suffolk
- 30.7°C in Marham, Norfolk
- 30.1°C in Cambridge
- 29.9°C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 29.8°C in Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
- 29.8°C in Wattisham, Suffolk
- 29.8°C in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 29.7°C in Northampton
- 29.7°C in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
- 29.7°C in Bedford
- 29.5°C in Holbeach, Lincolnshire
- 28.5°C in Stowe, Buckinghamshire
- 27.7°C in Shoeburyness, Essex
- 25.5°C in Cromer, Norfolk
Corrie McKeague's mum Nicola Urquhart has met her new granddaughter after the girlfriend of the missing RAF serviceman gave birth to his baby.
Corrie's girlfriend April-Louise Oliver broke the news on Fathers Day by posting a picture of her smiling at the camera, cradling her daughter in her arms.
In a statement on Facebook Nicola said
We have finally welcomed this beautiful little lady into the world. She is absolutely perfect. I am so very proud of April for getting her here safely. Both mummy and baby are doing well. Thank you so much for all your love and support x x x
The girlfriend of the missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague has given birth to his daughter.Read the full story ›
Saturday was the hottest day of the year as temperatures in the Anglia region topped 29°C but it's likely to be even hotter on Sunday.Read the full story ›
The temperature in the Anglia region has pushed towards 29°C (84°F) on the hottest day of the year so far. But it is set to get hotter on Sunday.
By 4pm, the temperature at Santon Downham on the Suffolk-Norfolk border had reached 28.8°C (83.8°F). It was 28.0°C at Writtle in Essex.
The hottest place in the UK so far on Saturday was Gravesend in Kent and Kew Gardens in London when the thermometer reached 29.3°C (84.7°F)
Temperatures at 4pm in the Anglia region on Saturday 17 June 2017
- 28.8°C in Santon Downham, Suffolk
- 28.0°C in Writtle, Essex
- 27.8°C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 27.4°C in Marham, Norfolk
- 27.4°C in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 27.3°C in Cavendish, Suffolk
- 27.3°C in Northampton
- 27.1°C in Cambridge
- 27.0°C in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Around 2,000 swimmers will be cooling down from the heat today by taking part in the Great East Swim.
It's the county's biggest open water swimming event with people from the ages of 8 upwards taking part in the event at Alton Water.
They'll be taking on a range of distances from 250m to the challenging 10k marathon swim.