Today is Jeans for Genes Day and people across the region have been wearing their denim to raise money for genetic research.
It's those developments that the family of little Florie-Rae from Hertfordshire are hoping will provide a breakthrough. The 3-year-old suffers from Rett Syndrome.
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A man from from Bedfordshire has been pounding the pavements to run 10k every day this April- all in the name of charity.
A Northamptonshire MP has announced he will not be seeking re-election in June - days after pledging to stand.
Mr Farron's bizarre comment was made to an activist who came to watch the party leader speak in Cambridge on Thursday.