Union leaders say news that Tesco is to close its distribution centre in Harlow is devastating for staff and their families. Around 800 people are currently employed at the site. The Shopworkers union, UZ-DAW says it will be holding talks with managers to try and reduce job losses.
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A mostly dry start, with sunny spells. However this is likely to lead to heavy and possibly thundery showers later. Highs of 24 deg C
Olympic long jumper Greg Rutherford has opened up his back garden to aspiring athletes in Milton Keynes.
This evening will see some heavy thundery showers in places before clearing in the early hours of tomorrow. Lows of 14 deg C (57 deg F).