Unemployment in the East Midlands, which covers Northamptonshire and south Lincolnshire, has fallen by 6,000 to 182,000. It means 7.8% of the workforce in the region is out of work.
Nationally unemployment fell 45,000 to 2.63 million people.
The skies above Cambridgeshire were filled with historic planes this afternoon as the annual Flying Legends Air Show got underway.
Three of our region's police forces will now look more closely into the possibility of outsourcing civilian services to the public sector.
Families feeding the ducks and geese in Ely in Cambridgeshire could face fines of up to £2,500.