The Ministry of Justice is to close 7 of the country's prisons, including some in our region. 2,600 places will be lost from "old and uneconomic" prisons, with the hope it will save £63m in running costs. The Ministry of Justice says it also plans to build a new super prison with 2,000 places.
HMP Bulwood Hall in South Essex is to close, with the loss of 241 places
Also in Essex, HMP Chelmsford will lose 132 places
Meanwhile, HMP Peterborough looks set to get extra prison blocks
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Anger is mounting over a new warehousing development in Northamptonshire - being built on top of a 4,000 year old prehistoric monument.
Sunday's marathon was the hottest on record, with temperatures reaching 23.2C.
After some sunshine this evening, it will become cloudy overnight with outbreaks of rain moving east across the region for a time.