The East of England Ambulance Service, criticised over poor response times, is to take delivery of 120 new vehicles.
The first will go into service in Norfolk, where cover has been described as poor by health watchdogs.
The aim is to have no ambulances over five years old.
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More funnel clouds have been spotted spinning down from thunderstorm clouds across the Anglia region as the June summer soaking continues.
Some sunny spells for much of the day with scattered, locally heavy showers, mainly in the east. Cloud increasing from the west later.
Showers this evening, dying out overnight.