The Labour leader Ed Miliband has been in our region today, launching his party's campaign for the 2013 local elections.
This morning in Ipswich, he pledged to give councils new powers, to stop pay-day lenders and betting shops swamping our high streets. He also set out proposals to change planning laws so councils can refuse permission for certain businesses.
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There was a mammoth birthday treat for an elephant at Whipsnade Zoo when a former Great British Bake Off finalist made her a cake.
Kettering General Hospital is to be taken out of special measures after inspectors found improvements had been made.
The Environment Agency has worked on improving the River Yare to encourage a more diverse ecology of plants, invertebrates and fish.