Thousands of homes across the east are to be better protected from the devastation caused by flooding. The government has announced today that 294 million pounds is being spent on flood risk management this year - and nearly 60 million of that is going to schemes in the East.
Serena Sandhu reports.
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Hundreds of council workers have gathered in sports centres and town halls across the region to count the votes in the 2016 local elections.
The votes are being counted in 22 councils across the Anglia region in the biggest test of political opinion since the General Election.
Clear skies overnight but remaining frost-free. Another sunny day tomorrow and increasingly warm as we head towards the weekend.