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  1. Tuesday's updates as they happened

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  2. Magnet fishermen reel in suspected grenades

    The bomb squad had to be called when two magnet fishermen reeled in more than they were probably bargaining for.

    Suspected grenades

    They were doing a spot of night fishing in the river at Tydd St Giles near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire on Monday, when they hauled in a couple of suspected grenades, police said.

    Officers and the bomb squad were called to Church Lane and a 100m (328ft) cordon was set up as a precaution.

    Police said the suspect explosives were "safely removed from the area".

  3. Praise for town's 'sensible approach' to reopening of businesses

    The Old White Hart in Far Cotton

    A "huge thank you" is being shared to people in a town for being "sensible" as pubs and restaurants reopened at the weekend.

    Northampton Borough Council said it worked closely with the police, and the town centre's BID business group, to make sure everyone was complying with government guidance.

    Anna King, cabinet member for community safety and engagement, said: "We’re so pleased that everyone, businesses and residents alike, took a sensible approach to the reopening.

    "It’s extremely important that we get our local economy fully up and running again, though in doing so we need to make sure we don’t contribute to a second surge of coronavirus."

  4. Anglo-Saxon re-enactment village to reopen

    West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village
    Image caption: Volunteers recreate Anglo-Saxon life at West Stow

    From tomorrow you will be able to visit more museums and historical places of interest.

    Moyse’s Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds and the nearby West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village will reopen.

    Councillor John Griffiths, leader of West Suffolk Council, said he was "delighted" they were in a position to reopen their sites in a "safe and considered way".

    "I ask that we all continue to do our part by observing the measures that are needed," he added.

    Although play areas are able to reopen, ensuring everyone can "socially distance", some play equipment is being "taken out of service for the time being", it added.

  5. Thousands given to arts groups in East

    Wardown House

    Arts groups in the East have been given a share of a £33m fund to help them stay afloat until the end of September, because of the impact of Covid-19.

    The money from the Arts Council has been given to National Portfolio Organisations.

    It has come from its £160m Emergency Response Package, which was launched in March, with help from the National Lottery and the government.

    Hedley Swain, area director for Arts Council England, said: "We know that we are all still facing huge challenges.

    "We’ll use our remaining available funds, alongside those announced by government, to support our sector in the coming months.”

    The groups that have received help include:

    • Luton Cultural Services Trust - Wardown House: £51,471
    • Milton Keynes Arts Centre: £45,860
    • Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk: £88,950
    • New International Encounter, Cambridge: £28,081
    • Wavendon Allmusic Plan Ltd, Buckinghamshire: £297,090

    See also: Theatre boss had 'best night's sleep in 100 days'

  6. Covid-19 deaths hospitals increases by two

    Matt Precey

    BBC Look East

    The number of people who have died in hospital from coronavirus in the East of England has risen by two, according to the latest daily government figures.

    The deaths, according to Tuesday's statistics, were at the following NHS trusts:

    • Southend Hospital: 1
    • Milton Keynes: 1

    The total number of deaths for the region's hospitals now stands at 4,021.

    The latest Department of Health figures show that across the UK the number of deaths stands at 44,236.

  7. 'Care for yourself and others to get through this'

    As coronavirus numbers continue to fall, keep caring is message a council wants to share.

    Steve Count, leader of Cambridgeshire County Council, said: "If we don't care for ourselves and care for each other it's going to go back up.

    "We need to take advantage of the gains we've made."

    He urged people not a relax social distancing and hygiene recommendations.

    "Please care for yourself, care for others and help us get through this," he added.

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  8. Hairdressers needed to 'cut out' domestic abuse

    On Saturday it was once again legal to go and have you haircut at a hairdresser's.

    So as clients return Northamptonshire Police is asking hairdressers to look out for signs of domestic abuse and to help anyone who may have lived with an abuser during lockdown.

    The force wants to raise awareness and train salon professionals to recognise the warning signs and safely refer clients to organisations that can help them.

    View more on twitter
  9. Red lights to support the arts

    Alex Pope

    BBC News Online

    As arts venues up and down the east have turned red to show their solidarity for venues that have been forced to remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic... we thought we would try to show some more...

    So here is the turn of Milton Keynes, Cromer, Knebworth and Northampton for the #LightItInRed campaign.

    Knebworth House in red
    Image caption: Knebworth House, Hertfordshire
    Cromer pier
    Image caption: Pavilion Theatre on Cromer Pier, Norfolk
    MK Theatre in red light
    Image caption: Milton Keynes Theatre, Buckinghamshire
    Derngate Theatre in red
    Image caption: Royal and Derngate, Northampton

    Click here for more pictures further down this page.