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In the programme tonight,the landfill search for missing airman

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It will go on for at least three extra weeks.

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We road test some of their policies in Colchester.

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Take a look at this. You can record your own message or photograph and

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send it to your friends. The latest way of reminding people

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to register to vote. 18 stone lighter

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than she used to be. First tonight, a new development

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in the hunt for the missing Police have announced

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they will continue to search a landfill site near Cambridge

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for another three weeks. after a night out in Bury St Edmunds

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in September last year. Suffolk Police are

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working on a theory that his body was taken

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to a landfill site near They started searching

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that site in early March and said it would take

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a maximum of ten weeks. But those ten weeks

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have come and gone. They also said,

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if his body is there, it would be in one

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particular part of the site. Now they say the search

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will be widened. They will also carry on for at least

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another three weeks. Our first report tonight

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is from Ian Barmer. This search was always going to be a

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massive undertaking. Only area of roughly one quarter of Nico has

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already been excavated. 3500 tonnes of waste has been looked over by

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officers looking for any trace of Corrie Mckeague. His mother was

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pleased that finally the landfill site was been searched five months

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after he had disappeared. With Odinga deficit happened at first?

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Yes, but they do not want to go there. They are doing it now. Corrie

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Mckeague was last seen in Bury St Edmunds. Cameras caught him going

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into a nearly every commercial dustbins are. He was not recorded

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coming out. His phone was traced on the way to the landfill site, but at

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the time, it was not believed that the lorry in question had anything

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in it. That was later found not to be correct.

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Kim Riley is at the landfill site now.

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So Kim, what do we think lies behind today's decision by the police?

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We have to be clear. They have been through 3500 tonnes of waste and

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they have not come across any trees of Corrie Mckeague. But they have

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been finding items relating to the tame, date and location when he was

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last seen. When the hunt began, the police had the central focus for the

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search. But things do move around. Wiest linked to the location has

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been found and the central area and we are searching. So based on advice

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from people in the county, this search is now being extended. It

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will be for at least three weeks, possibly more, but that will be

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under constant review. As you probably know,

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the Liberal Democrats So what does it mean

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for this region? The Lib Dems are the only

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major party to promise a second referendum on the terms

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of the Brexit deal. And that includes the possibility

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of staying in the EU, They are planning an increase

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of 1p on income tax And there will be ?7 billion

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pounds extra for schools. They also say there will 15 hours

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free childcare every And they will maintain

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the "triple lock" on pensions. That means that pensions go up

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by the same as average earnings, the Consumer Price

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Index, or by 2.5%, And on housing, a promise to build

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300,000 homes a year by 2022 So let's take a closer

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look at three of those. Brexit, childcare and housing.

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Alex Dunlop is in Colchester. So let's take a closer

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look at three of those. Brexit, childcare and housing.

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Alex Dunlop is in Colchester. Welcome to the theatre. The timing

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is perfect. The candidates are picking numbers out of our hurt did

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decide who will talk first at the first major hustings together. 700

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people will come in here tonight. New house is growing up in

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Colchester. But what is the impact for first-time buyers? I need the

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?12,500 deposit on a ?120,000 flat. That is difficult. The liberal CV

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will bring forward policies which will make it much easier for

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first-time buyers to get on the property market. Estate agent says

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many young local buyers who need help. Many people are being able and

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having to rent for between three in five years before the able to

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purchase a property. A complex issue. The main area in Colchester

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is that we need more social housing. How do we do that? We need to give

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notice to housing associations to provide the houses which are needed.

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I think we have to keep going with the likes of start-up schemes. But

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we simply need to build more housing. We need to take over

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long-standing empty houses. Properties which have been empty for

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more than six months should be appropriated. There is some

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agreement between all the major parties Liberal Democrat policy, but

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when it comes to Brexit, the party are out on their own. We took the

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temperature in Colchester. We want to have another look at it and see

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if we like the deal, not of the politicians like it. No. We have

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decided to leave. We have to just go with it. I am not that interested in

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politics, but I do think the Prime Minister mix-up remained quickly and

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get on with it. I think it is at the picture for the Liberal Democrats to

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go for something like that. Childcare is a less contentious

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issue. The CV will extend Che would for all two-year-olds. Jennifer said

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she would welcome it. But everyone promises things. Sometimes it

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happens, sometimes it does not. It is only when the do it that you know

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about it. We are in favour of anything in which the children could

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access good quality childcare. But that is just about being

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sustainable. Like young Alana, they are hoping that the politicians will

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make a splash. The voting population in Colchester has expanded more than

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any free else in the region. Up by 9%. The people here tonight will be

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hoping that the view of the policies that we want to hear.

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Of course, the Lib Dems were once the "second party"

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across much of the region, behind the Conservatives.

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In 2010, they had 24% of the vote in Norfolk,

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It gave them four MPs in North Norfolk,

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Norwich South, Cambridge and Colchester.

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In Colchester, in 2010, Sir Bob Russell had 48% of the vote.

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In 2015, he was out, when the Lib Dem share

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Our political correspondent Andrew Sinclair is in the only seat

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they held on to in this region two years ago,

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Good evening. It is worth noting that until recently, the Liberal

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Democrats at the second-largest number of local councillors in the

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region. There is a lot of liberal democratic minded people who would

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definitely consider voting for them if they had the rate policies. Last

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time round, it was student tuition fees which played extremely badly

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for the party. Here in North Norfolk, it is clear that Brexit is

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the major issue. A lot of people do not like the fact that the Liberal

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Democrats are offering some sort of uncertainty for you by the

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Conservatives are not. And Andrew, North

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Norfolk was once again Absolutely. The Defence Secretary

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was here today. He told party supporters to ignore what the

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opinion polls are saying and that it was important that the work for

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every vote. We are not complacent. We need to work very hard to give

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the Prime Minister the mandate to negotiate Brexit on our behalf. A

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majority of 12 is not enough. The shadow inflation secretary --

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Education Secretary was on hand for the Labour Party in the region. The

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emphasis is on segregation and the standards rather than the structure

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on schools. We want to ensure that every child reaches the full

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potential. More on the manifesto coming up tomorrow.

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You can see a full list of candidates for

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and every other seat, online at bbc.co.uk/politics

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And a little bit later in the programme,

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a special report on how the election is playing in the Polish community.

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We have also got advice on how you register to vote.

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You are watching Look East from the BBC.

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Coming up next in the programme tonight, meet Britain's

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slimming champion. How Tracey Topping lost 18 stone.

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Back to the election now and the views of people who have

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Polish migrants make up the biggest foreign-born

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and that gives them the right to vote.

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One of the big centres for Poles in this region is Peterborough.

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More than 6,500 Polish nationals have

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So for tonight's special report, we asked Emma Baugh to find out more

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about the issues that matter to them.

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In her Peterborough radio studio, she cannot apply to become a citizen

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She says many of her listeners have already applied in

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order to have a secure future and help choose

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Polish people in the UK are waiting for the outcome of the negotiations.

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That is why much more people have applied for British

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One of her listeners, Robert, has been a UK citizen since

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2010 and now with a British passport has other concerns.

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I would like to be concerned only about the

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Economic aspects of political party programmes, this is the most

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Ivy also has citizenship, she owns a shoe shop

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and for her it is all about staying in the single market.

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I want the economy to grow, to be good for my

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Because most of my goods comes from Europe.

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He has not got a British passport but his five-year-old son

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He is looking to get citizenship now himself.

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I want to do what normal citizens do, I have

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been hit quite a long time, ten years, it is quite a long time to

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Whether people have a vote or not this election will have a greater

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impact on those who live and work here and how much their lives will

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Of course, it doesn't matter who you want to win,

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or who you hope will be the next Prime Minister

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If you have lived in the same house for a number of years and you filled

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in the form last autumn, you are probably on the list.

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But if you have moved recently you might not be.

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And the deadline for registration for the general election

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is just five days away. This from Katherine Nash.

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Students armed with questions for the prospective members of

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Parliament. The deadline for registering to vote is coming up. It

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is something young people sometimes feel to do. I have registered. It is

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very important. A registered to vote. Interest my in politics is not

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as high as it probably should be, so I would not be sure who to vote for.

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Two years ago, only two thirds of 18-19 -year-olds registered to vote.

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It was we be the other to carry -- categories. It is all about

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political maturity. It is you entering adulthood in many ways.

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There are lots of innovative ways to try and encourage young people to

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Fort. From today, the social medial application Snapchat has been added.

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You can actually use it to send messages to your friends. It

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amplifies the message. It gets in the space that the young people

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occupy, which is very important. It is hoped the use of social media

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will assist young people to register. There are just five days

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to go before the deadline for registration concludes.

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Come on then, nuts and bolts, what do you need to do

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to make sure you are on the electoral roll?

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You just head to the government website. You fill out a piece of

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paper and post awesomely do so on the website. There is a big green

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button. It says start here. It should take literally five minutes.

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You have got five days to do that. The big green button. That is my

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kind of computer programme! but it is the Chelsea

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Flower Show next week, so the green-fingered have been

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working their fingers raw to be One group has been

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working on a boat. It is a replica of the so-called

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Chet Boat found next to the River Chet on the Norfolk

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Broads four years ago. The original is medieval

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and made of oak, So how do you recreate an ancient

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boat in a modern college? This report

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is by the boatbuilders themselves. What we discovered in doing

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the drawings of it and the reconstruction of it is that

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it's almost identical So it was probably used as a little

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lighter for carrying reeds, eeling. Would have been

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a one-man boat, really. Sometimes it would have sailed

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and occasionally it would probably have been pushed along

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with a pole, which locally is You shave a bit of the planks off,

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you try more modern methods, So it is kind of make

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it up as you go along. I think it is probably how

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the original was built. We all want everything

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to be perfect. That is the ethos of

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the college, a centre of excellence, it stretches

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to everything we do. Doing this garden has

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taken a lot of thought. Gary has taken on the

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brunt of it but you always think of that little thing

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at the last moment and think, What you will see

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at the garden is this little double-ended medieval chet

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boat under construction, surrounded by natural plants

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from that period, which are still found,

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a lot of them are very rare. It is not very often

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you get people coming straight from school at 18 and

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working alongside retired lawyers, accountants, people who have

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travelled the world, sailed It is nice for me to get back

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and as an instructor I am often It is nice to get

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involved and get in It is the passion for what is done

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here, it is a place where the craft and skills of

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joinery and boat-building are built to such a level you do not

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see anywhere else. My wife is very keen I'm

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involved so she can tell all my friends that I was involved

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in the Chelsea Flower Show. in all its glory in place

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at the Chelsea Flower Show. On its staithe,

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to illustrate the life of the boatman and the landscape

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of the Broads 900 years ago. Listen to this,

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according to one survey, more than 29 million

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people in this country So, if one of them was you,

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you are not alone. And if you need a success

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story to keep you going, step forward Tracey Topping

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from Northamptonshire, Tracey ballooned

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after having children. And in 2014, she tipped

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the scales at almost 30 stone. Her weight stopped her living

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a normal life and made Joining her local slimming club

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changed her life and she has now won an award.

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Anna Todd has been to meet her. Hold them up. Take a look at that. I

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think both of us could fit inside! Tracey Topping this half the women

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she was. She paled on the week after the birth of her first child. A

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couple of decades later, she could hardly walk and of a rent out. It

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was very difficult. I love doing things with my grandchildren. But

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when my grandchildren were born, they were struggling to even homes.

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The turning point came on a family holiday. She was nursing swollen

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ankles while the rest of the family were having fun. When she returned

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home, she joined a local swimming club and stopped eating junk food.

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Everybody kept seeing each week, we can see a difference. I could not.

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It was really only before I had lost 5-6 store that I was in a shop and

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looked at myself in the motor and I suddenly saw. I am just so proud.

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She is a totally different person. She was smiling and happy when she

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was losing that week, but no she has done, she has really come out of her

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shell. She know has two dogs, three grandchildren and two jobs. She can

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no keep up with everyone. Fantastic. We can catch up with the latest

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weather forecast. Some much-needed Rhian coming into

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the region. That should spread to all parts of the region during the

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next few hours. We received some terrific photographs of the wet

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weather around this morning. Things went dry for a few hours before the

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second band of rain brought more showers to the region. Overnight

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tonight, slightly cooler than last night. Temperatures still in double

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figures. We will start the day tomorrow only much brighter note.

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Some good spills of sunshine, perhaps the drop of rain first

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thing. For most of us, it is likely to be dry. Slightly cool. High

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temperatures of 17-18dC. Towards the end of the week and the weekend, a

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degree of uncertainty. Possibly rather showery. But also some

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sunshine alone. Mostly dry tomorrow. Some heavy showers developing on

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Friday. Feeling slightly cooler come the weekend. Should be mainly dry,

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with a bit of showers. Any showers which come alone have the potential

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to be heavy. That is ever know. We are back at

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the same time tomorrow evening. Goodbye from no.

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The choice you now face is all about the future.

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Whoever wins on the 8th of June will face one overriding task -

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to get the best possible deal for this United Kingdom from Brexit,

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because making Brexit a success is central to our national interest

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and it is central to your own security and prosperity.

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Because, while there is enormous opportunity for Britain

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if we do not get this right, the consequences will be serious

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and they will be felt by ordinary working people across the country.

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