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Young people living in rural Suffolk are at risk of feeling “locked in” and disconnected from education and employment opportunities, new research has found.

Ivan Cutting, artistic director and a founder of Eastern Angles, has a foot in Suffolk and Norfolk. He wouldn’t have it any other way.

Eager customers gathered at Anglia Retail Park in Ipswich on Friday morning in a bid to be one of the first few through the doors at the new B&M store.

Construction of Britain’s first new nuclear power station for decades has today come under fire – with the Government’s own monitoring body saying the deal has “locked consumers into a risky and expensive” project.

Around 75 local firms attended a “very positive” business breakfast on Tuesday, June 20, in Harwich showcasing the £1.5bn Galloper wind farm project under construction off the Suffolk coast.

More than 200 young women from across Suffolk and Norfolk took part in an inspirational event aimed at encouraging them into a career in engineering today.

As councils look at new ways to bring more people into the adult social care sector, Beccy Hopfensperger, the authority’s cabinet member for adult care, explains the various ways of getting into a rewarding career.

It takes a special kind of person to work as a live-in carer, says Sarah Van Niekerk, who has travelled half way round the world to find her vocation. She told Sheena Grant more.

Today, scores of exciting and fun events are happening across the county as people and organisations take the opportunity to celebrate all things Suffolk, writes Terry Hunt.

This year it will outline the legislative programme for the next two years rather than the usual 12-months in a bid to give parliament more time to tackle the Great Repeal Bill – the mammoth task of converting European Union law into the UK’s.

It takes a special kind of person to work as a live-in carer, says Sarah Van Niekerk, who has travelled half way round the world to find her vocation. She told Sheena Grant more.

More than 90 new jobs have been created for people in Ipswich by the new B&M store opening at Anglia Retail Park, bosses have said.

Roger Grosvenor is joint chief executive at the East of England Co-op, which this year is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Sourced Locally initiative, which brings local produce direct to customers. Here he offers some thoughts based on his 45 years in the Co-operative movement.

The west Suffolk-based MEL Group has expanded with the acquisition of aircraft ground support equipment company Oldbury Engineering.

The five Norfolk and Suffolk branches of Swinton Insurance have been spared from closure, following a company review.

Arts and culture play an important role in our health and well-being but they are also vital in putting money in our collective pocket. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke says that the new government needs to invest in arts education so we can keep our creative edge.

Shareholders will have their say on Standard Life’s merger with Aberdeen Asset Management today amid governance concerns over the £11 billion tie-up.

Almost half of people who left Suffolk and north Essex for London think staying at home would have hampered their opportunities in life.

A unique workspace at the University of Suffolk has relaunched under the name Waterfront Studios.

Formerly Atrium Studios this creative hub provides space, facilities and support to a wide range of artists and small businesses.

A new 54-bed nursing home in Hadleigh is now open for business and has welcomed its first resident following a six-figure refurbishment of the 19th century property.

A planning application has been submitted for phase two of the Stowmarket Business & Enterprise Park, potentially unlocking 54 acres of land for a mix of employment uses.

Incoming environment secretary Michael Gove has been urged to provide certainty to the UK farming industry as the country gears up for Brexit talks.

East Anglian department stores chain Baldwins has doubled the size of its presence in Ipswich.

The potential for hundreds of millions of pounds of investment in west Suffolk transport, from a bypass at an accident blackspot roundabout on the A11 to a raft of A14 improvements, have been revealed.

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