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Welcome respite for gardeners as rain finally arrives

It's been widely reported that rainfall has been in short supply across the Anglia region this spring, but on Wednesday the heavens finally opened.

Overnight, we had twice as much as we'd previously had in the whole of May which was welcome news for gardeners among others.

The rain isn't expected to last though, with more settled conditions expected to return next week.

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Stay safe this weekend - with Clacton's answer to Baywatch

As the region prepares to bask in the sun this weekend, Clacton's answer to Baywatch are getting ready to jump into action.

Beach patrols along the seafront begin this weekend and, judging by the weather forecast, it looks like they have timed it perfectly.

Temperatures are expected to hit 20 degrees or even higher on Sunday and that is expected to bring out plenty of beach-goers.

So, switch California for Clacton, squint a bit, and enjoy Tanya Mercer's report with top tips for how to stay safe this weekend.

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