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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Remaining showers will clear through this evening, then largely clear at first tonight.