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Young families finding it harder to buy homes


New research shows young famliies are finding it harder to buy a house in East Anglia. Figures by Shelter found it took an average of 13 years for a couple with a child to afford their own home.

In Luton, couples with a child looking to get on the ladder can expect a wait of over thirteen years, in Cambridgeshire over twelve years,and over thirteen years in Essex until they can afford a home of their own.


Westminster confrontation with rail bosses


Commuters have been invited to Westminster to confront rail bosses today. The Norwich North MP, Chloe Smith, is holding a question and answer session for rail users to address Greater Anglia Trains. Some commuters took to Twitter to complain about recent long delays.

Plans for an upgrade will also be discussed.

Millions to help regenerate businesses


£81 million is coming to regenerate businesses across the East of England. Local Enterprise Partnerships are being given Government cash to help kick-start local businesses and create new jobs.

Thirty million of that will be invested in transport projects including junction 20 of the A47 in Peterborough. Cambridge also sees a new innovation centre next to Addenbrooke's Hospital to provide business space for small firms.

Ten million of that amount is to upgrade 95% of Suffolk and Norfolk businesses to superfast broadband by 2017.

Duxford show to remember Britain's D-Day air assault

Final preparations are underway at Duxford's Imperial War Museum as it prepares to mark the role airmen played in one of the biggest and most significant campaigns of the Second World War.

Historic aircraft have been arriving at the Cambridgeshire airfield, ready to take part in their first major airshow of the year, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day allied invasion of France.

Over the bank holiday weekend, thousands of spectators are expected to arrive to witness the sights and sounds of military aircraft old and new, in tribute to the thousands of servicemen killed on land, sea and in the air around the Normandy beaches in June 1944.

Click below to see ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes' look behind the scenes as the final plans come together.


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