The latest report on the 2011 national census shows that Polish is now England's second language.
Here in the East, it's the main language for sixty thousand people - that's more than those speaking Punjabi or Urdu.
Immigration from Eastern Europe over the past decade has seen Polish communities spring up across the East, with the biggest being in Luton and Peterborough. It's from there that Elodie Harper reports.
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Some morning brightness on Boxing Day but cloud increasing, with rain, sleet and snow, spreading in late afternoon. Turning windy.
Starting cold and dry Boxing Day. Wet and windy later.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of rain turning to snow later on Boxing Day in parts of the Anglia region