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The Port of Felixstowe today saw the launch of its 31st daily rail freight service.

iStreet was launched by Hugo Catchpole and Hamish Stone last year. It works on the basis of a donation being made to charity each time a customer uses iStreet to make an online purchase. The social enterprise company has now been nominated for a prestigious Charity Times Award.

An Ipswich-based social enterprise that has raised thousands of pounds for good causes is in the running for a UK Charity Times Award.

BSP International Foundations, part of Tex Holdings plc of Great Blakenham, which has bought the assets and business of G & M Power Plant.

Nineteen out of 35 jobs at an electric generator manufacturer have been saved after its business and assets were bought out of administration on Wednesday.

Landmark House and Beacon House.

A facilities management business owned by Suffolk County Council is moving home and undergoing a re-brand.

Ipswich Mayor Glen Chisholm with the director of  Derivco Matt David at the opening of their new offices.

It was a little while ago that somebody coined the phrase - Silicon Suffolk - to recognise the growing importance of new high tech, computer and internet businesses.

Team from KLH Architects, Copdock are preparing for the London to Paris charity cycle dride
: (Left to Right) Ben Moore, Tom Bryce, Martyn Goodwin, Andy Garnham, Bryan Wybrow, Robert Keeble

Local architects cycle that extra mile for hospital charity

Land next to Burger King is for sale

Tesco, Mothercare and Toys R Us could soon have a new neighbour at Copdock Mill

Ipswich Waterfront

Developer John Howard is about to go out to tender to select the building company to complete the Waterfront tower that has become known as `The Winerack.’

Homebase

Permitting food to be sold from a large warehouse store in Felixstowe town centre could safeguard its future, according to a new report.

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iStreet was launched by Hugo Catchpole and Hamish Stone last year. It works on the basis of a donation being made to charity each time a customer uses iStreet to make an online purchase. The social enterprise company has now been nominated for a prestigious Charity Times Award.

An Ipswich-based social enterprise that has raised thousands of pounds for good causes is in the running for a UK Charity Times Award.

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A new report has looked into the nation's internal migration statistics

Stark differences in the region’s migratory habits have been revealed by a new report looking at population moves within the UK.

Ipswich Borough Council
Roger Loomes from Ashton KCJ

Legally Speaking with Ashton KCJ

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Paul Clement at St Joseph's College

Town Topics with Paul Clement of Ipswich Central

Paul Clement
The Willis building in Ipswich.

Around 200 people are to lose their jobs at the Ipswich office of global insurance broker and risk management group Willis.

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Julie Crossley of Ashton KCJ

Legally Speaking with Ashton KCJ

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Dayle Bayliss

Women represent just 11% of the construction workforce in the UK and only 2% of those are in manual roles.

Suffolk New College
Richard Foyster of Ashton KCJ

Legally Speaking with Ashton KCJ

United Kingdom
Tony Stockman chats with Dr Dan Poulter MP at last year's Ready for Growth business seminar at Framlingham Technology Centre

A forum for small and medium sized enterprises to gather and gain support returns this month following a successful debut last year.

Dan Poulter
Paul Clement at St Joseph's College

Town Topics with Ipswich Central

Paul Clement
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