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The East of England Co-op pulled out all the stops in March as it celebrated 10 years of its highly successful Sourced Locally initiative, which has brought bigger markets to more than 100 of its local suppliers, and increased its sales year on year. Sarah Chambers was at its annual Producer of the Year awards.

Bird flu restrictions have been lifted from around a poultry farm near Redgrave, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said.

The East of England Co-op revealed plans at its awards event on Thursday night to create a “truly local food hub”, helping its local suppliers to distribute their produce further afield.

Beekeeper Michael Coe said he was “absolutely thrilled” after scooping the East of England Co-op’s coveted Producer of the Year title last night.

Great Tilkey Honey at Coggeshall scooped the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year 2017 title at its celebrated annual Supplier Supper tonight.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed East of England Co-op joint chief executive Doug Field as chair of its food, drink and agriculture board.

A cull of 55,000 ducks on a Suffolk farm was completed this morning, officials have confirmed.

Around 55,000 birds are set to be culled as a precautionary measure after the bird flu virus was identified at a second site near Redgrave.

Police volunteers on horseback are already making a tangible contribution to Suffolk Constabulary’s crackdown on rural crime, according to police and crime commissioner Tim Passmore.

Specially trained officers are set to combat ‘hidden’ rural crime across Suffolk as part of comprehensive crackdown.

East Anglian egg producers who are keeping their birds inside because of the threat of bird flu are hoping that consumers will stay loyal to them, even though their eggs will temporarily lose their ‘free range’ status tomorrow.

Suffolk tourism businesses have hit out at “ridiculous” business rates revaluations which will mean hefty rises in their bills.

Suffolk and Essex have a lot to shout about when it comes to producing top quality food and drink brands which are capturing the world’s attention.

Suffolk and Essex have a lot to shout about when it comes to producing top quality food and drink brands which are capturing the world’s attention.

Supermarket giant Morrisons has launched a search for East Anglia’s best food and drink suppliers.

An exciting performance from the Atkinsons Action Horses, the equine stars of the BBC’s Poldark, leads a thrilling line-up of attractions at this year’s show.

Logistics boss Bee Kemball speaks to Sarah Chambers about the preparations for her first of three years in charge of the Suffolk Show after taking over the role from Bill Baker.

An East Anglian land college has continued to boost its farming content with the arrival of a herd of cattle at its Otley campus.

A free range egg producer from Riddlesworth, near Diss, has said he is “incredibly nervous of the future” after being caught up in a 10km surveillance zone set up around the Redgrave poultry farm at the centre of the latest bird flu outbreak.

Churches throughout Suffolk will be praying for those affected by the bird flu outbreak at Redgrave.

More than 10,000 votes have so far been cast across Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk in a poll to find the counties’ favourite local producer.

If the UK fails to allow in farm labour from the EU, it could have far-reaching consequences for UK employment and for farms’ bottom lines, an Ipswich farmer has warned.

Newmarket is expected to be one of the major beneficiaries of an ambitious 10-year plan unveiled by the Jockey Club to invest at least half a billion pounds into British racing.

The delighted owner of a luxury yacht builder yesterday unveiled an extension which effectively doubles the size of its premises at Ipswich Haven Marina.

A drive to introduce East Anglian food and drink to China’s fast-growing middle class continued this month as industry leaders met to exchange ideas.

Suffolk Chamber International, part of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, is set to host an event next Wednesday for local firms interested in breaking into the Indian market.

Local farmers have got behind a bid to save an historic village pub.

A regional security firm is set to expand westwards as it moves into Cambridge and Peterborough.

An Ipswich-based energy supplier is planning to increase its workforce by 150 people over the coming months as it gears up for growth.

Suffolk’s business leaders have expressed “deep concerns” about the Government decision to delay its final decision on Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

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