I was delighted to read the chances of a new train factory being built in Derbyshire have increased.
I was concerned to read the two hospital trusts in the greater Lincolnshire region have ran up deficits of nearly £70m in the past six months.
Once again we are seeing and hearing horrendous reports of female genital mutilation, (FGM).
EAST Midlands MEP Margot Parker said she was pleased an extra £70m will be invested in a newly opened treatment centre for military personnel.
MEP for Leicestershire Margot Parker said she was concerned the number of arrests made by police in the county had nearly halved in the last decade.
I was horrified to read that less than one in every 40 rapes reported to Northamptonshire Police ended up with a suspect being charged.
It is clear universities have to get to grips with so-called 'initiation-style' events, one of which tragically claimed the life of 20-year-old Ed Farmer.