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Local film professionals shooting the film From Suffolk With Love which is designed to attract film units to Suffolk and to make Suffolk a better place for film companies to work.

From Suffolk With Love is a new romantic comedy, a movie written, shot on location and starring people from Suffolk. It’s designed to be the county’s calling card to the film world. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to its producers Julien Mery and Matthew McGuchan

Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds  visited Bader Close council house scheme in Ipswich with local Labour party officials. L-R John Mowles, David Ellesmere, Emma Reynolds MP, Chris Thorogood (site manager).

The final part of our housing investigation looks at possible solutions to the shortage in affordable homes.

developer John Howard

Town centre homes plans for important Ipswich town centre site close to the Waterfront

Are you a Band 6 clinical review nurse?

A motor dealer is seeking a sales manager in Bury St Edmunds and a healthcare company is recruiting a clinical review nurse.

Housing shortage predicted in Suffolk

Concerns were raised last night as a new report warned that Suffolk is heading for a shortfall of 15,000 homes by 2026.

Gavin Patterson, chief executive of BT.
Photo: BT

Telecoms group BT said today that profits grew by nearly a quarter in the three months to December 31 as it ruled out scrapping the EE branch following its takeover of the mobile operator.

Philippa Unsworth outside the Port Loko Treatment Centre

With the deadline for many university applications coming this month, the reality of the looming ‘empty nest’ is starting to hit home for lots of parents.

HRP - Rougham Industrial Estate

A Rougham-based retailer declined to comment last night on reports it was considering cutting 42 jobs as part of a bid to move north.

A new five year strategic plan has been unveiled by Suffolk New College at a special breakfast launch to turn around the college.
Principal Viv Gillespie gave the  presentation.

Details of the strategic plan, from 2015 to 2020, are exclusively revealed by this newspaper.

Škoda celebrates 18 millionth vehicle

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Skoda has built its 18 millionth vehicle, a Superb estate,

Škoda Auto has made its 18 millionth vehicle since the company first started building cars in 1905. The car – a Superb estate – rolled off the production line at the Kvasiny plant in the Czech Republic.

The Chelsea Building Society brand is to be phased out.

The Chelsea Building Society branch in Ipswich is one of 22 identified for closure as part of a network overhaul announced by the Yorkshire Building Society Group.

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The six Ipswich Second World War veterans.

The recipients are: Arthur Scoffield, Gordon Catling, Sydney Podd, Norman Kent, Stanley Chambers, and Tony Booth.

The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford Crossing.

A new Thames road crossing will be a huge boost to Essex and the rest of East Anglia, according to business leaders and senior councillors in the county.

The Construction Industry Training Board says the industry is set to create nearly 14,000 jobs in the East of England by 2020.
Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Employment in the construction sector in the East of England will grow by nearly 14,000 over the next five years to a total of 251,660 jobs by 2020, according to figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford Crossing.

Motorists from Suffolk and Essex and today being urged to have their say on proposals for a new River Thames road link.

Chris Starkie of New Anglia LEP.

East Anglia’s poor pay packets have been laid bare in a new report warning of the huge challenge the Chancellor faces in creating a “high wage, low welfare” economy.

Jack Jones sings Sinatra

Monday, January 25, 2016
Jack Jones

He is the epitome of style and is so cool that it is surprising that you can’t see his breath condensing. Event’s Martin Hutchinson is of course referring to Jack Jones - best known to British audiences as the man who sang the theme to The Love Boat - who is on his way round the UK as part of his celebration of Frank Sinatra’s 100th Birthday.

Cambridge

An overture from Suffolk and Norfolk to join forces to win more power from Westminster has been rejected by Cambridgeshire’s leaders.

Les Batterick, one of the original shipping company bosses who kick-started felixstowe port 50 years ago, returns to Felixstowe for reunion with an old colleague, George Russell (right).

One of the key men who helped launch a tiny dock on its path to being the most successful container hub in the country revisited his former workplace to mark 50 years since he started his career in shipping.

Brantano has gone into liquidation.

Discount shoe retailer Brantano has gone into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk, just three months after it was bought by an investment firm.

The main post office in Bury.

The futures of the Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury post offices are up in the air after the company announced it was looking to franchise the two branches.

Last year saw UK car manufacturers make the most cars since 2005.

British manufacturers made more cars in 2015 than any year since 2005 when 1,595,697 vehicles were produced, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

The MOD plan to sell RAF Mildenhall with the possibility of 4000 houses going up on the site.

Calls for jobs, roads, schools and healthcare to come before any housing at RAF Mildenhall have been made as residents try to fathom Government plans for 4,000 homes on the site.

Post Office. Photo: PA Wire

Post offices in Sudbury, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds could be sold off under modernisation plans.

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