Car-making giant Toyota has landed a £6.3 million cash windfall to help it develop a new generation of vehicles.
The money is part of the Regional Growth Fund - a government scheme designed to create and safeguard jobs.
Today the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, visited the Toyota plant to confirm the news. But as Phil Brewster reports, some people have questioned whether the project gives value for money.
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Outbreaks of rain first thing in the east will ease through the morning, but remaining largely cloudy throughout the rest of the day.
Another cloudy day with outbreaks rain or drizzle and mist in the morning. Some heavier bursts of rain possible at first.
Another cloudy day ahead with outbreaks rain or drizzle and mist in the morning.