The number of Army reservists in our region is likely to increase, following a government announcement today on the future of our Armed Forces.
It's expected the number of reservists will rise by 10,000 nationally over the next five years, as the size of the regular army is cut.
So what will the changes mean to barracks here in the East, and to our businesses who employ reservists? Watch Kate Prout's report for further details.
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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.