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Ipswich and Colchester hospitals are set to merge in a bid to create an organisation that can stand the test of time within an NHS that is at breaking point.

Employment across the UK has reached an all-time high, but saw a 0.6% fall in the East of England, according to latest figures.

A Suffolk-based haulage and logistics group has gone into administration with the loss of more than 100 jobs.

B&Q is expected to report a slump in sales this week as a slowing housing market drags on its UK performance.

The rebirth of Anglia Retail Park on the north west corner of Ipswich has brought new jobs to the area and boosted shopping choices for local residents said local MP Dr Dan Poulter.

Thousands of jobs at retailer Wilko are at risk after the firm confirmed it has entered redundancy consultation with nearly 4,000 staff, weeks after bemoaning a rise in costs as a result of the pound’s Brexit-induced collapse.

Outgoing chair of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Mark Pendlington is set to become the new chair of governors at Easton and Otley College.

Tributes have been paid to the talented Long Melford musician and “kindhearted” gentleman Rowland Higgins, who has died just weeks after a charity concert was held in his honour.

Jonathan Mayfield had his fair share of minor niggles with his Fiat Punto but travelled in style.

The biggest project I’ve been working on since my appointment as Suffolk County Council’s cabinet member for Ipswich is the Upper Orwell Crossings.

Richard Lister OBE, the founding vice-chancellor of the University of Suffolk whose “exceptional leadership” has steered its rapid evolution, has announced he will retire in autumn 2018.

Jim Glennie of James talks about the accidental evolution behind their hits and enjoying the fear of playing new songs

Staff at an engineering firm in Sudbury have been told the plant is to close with the loss of more than 500 jobs.

Plans to build a new retail park at Tollgate Village on the edge of Colchester are back on today after the Local Government Secretary overturned Colchester Council’s decision to refuse planning permission.

There is now “no let up” for A&E staff at Ipswich Hospital, the chief executive has said, as consultants are working 18-hour shifts in what used to be the department’s quietest time of the year.

In an exclusive interview, vice-chancellor Richard Lister explains how the university has been quietly building for the future since the fanfare on August 1, 2016: Independence Day.

A legal dispute over “12 inches of land” has halted construction of a “vital” £15miilion Bury St Edmunds relief road, it has been claimed.

Suffolk youngsters seeking a taste of professional life can apply for a unique holiday programme offering exclusive access to some of the county’s best known businesses and organisations.

The government’s rural affairs’ minister has outlined a £200m boost for businesses in the countryside during a visit to the Suffolk Food Hall near Ipswich.

The last few weeks have seen a succession of controversies at Suffolk County Council over the level of pay for senior people at Endeavour House.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis find a brilliant lunchtime spot, The Barn Cafe, at Hasketon near Woodbridge.

NHS job vacancies in the east of England in the first quarter of 2017 have reached 8,612 - an increase of 13% on the year before.

Pupils at two schools bid farewell to their joint headteacher at the end of term as she retired after a 39-year career in education.

More than 50 jobs at Suffolk libraries are under threat as the service is being forced into a major restructure following two years of serious budget cuts.

Business leaders in Essex have welcomed Government proposals to make best use of existing airport runway capacity across the UK.

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