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An Ipswich chef-entrepreneur has achieved his dream of opening up his own restaurant in London’s Chinatown.

The Spread Eagle pub in Ipswich re-opens. Geoff Wright and Lou Weeden are pictured.

One of Ipswich’s oldest pubs has re-opened under new ownership after more than six months of being closed, and looks set to become a haven for craft beer enthusiasts.

From left, Steve Leech, Darren Cribb and Luke Tuttlebee with Sarah Beeny.

A Suffolk and Essex-based home improvements firm is celebrating after winning a national franchisee accolade.

IYJI Ipswich staff

Important role for the region in growth of the IT industry

Stansted Airport

Bosses at Stansted Airport hope to set a new record for passenger numbers next year – as it moves ever-closer to offering scheduled long-haul flights.

Should you register as a sole trader or a limited company?

What do you think your first year profits will look like? This may sound like a question from Dragons Den, but it is an important one if you are starting a new business.

Jayne Tarrant receives her award for Medpac from Karen Faux, editor of Practical Pre-School magazine

Suffolk mum’s success with award-winning medical product

Honour for Ipswich PR agency

Saturday, October 10, 2015
: Ian Hawkins (host), Henry Catchpole, Holly Court, Helen Rudd, Pippa Geaves, Adam Tuckwell (CIPR Anglia).

Young business wins gold award in regional PR awards

Suffolk pier is up for sale

Saturday, October 10, 2015
Bristol Pier, Shotley is for sale, by auction

A rare opportunity to buy a Victorian pier at auction

Business viewpoints

Paul Clement, chief executive of Ipswich Central

Town Topics with Ipswich Central

Paul Clement
Owner and head chef of Sweet P's, Pierre Rollins.

Soul food restaurant Sweet P’s is due to reopen next week after a devastating kitchen fire six months ago.

Dogs at Suffolk Canine Creche in Martlesham enjoying the pool.

The Suffolk Canine Creche at Martlesham is making a bit of a splash.

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Ipswich Waterfront. Photograph Simon Parker 6/5/2014

A consultation is under way with companies in Ipswich to find out how the proposed Wet Dock Crossing would affect business.

Ben Gummer
Paul Clement, chief executive, Ipswich Central

Town Topics with Ipswich Central

Paul Clement
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.

United Kingdom
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.

Julie Crossley of Ashton KCJ

Legally Speaking with Ashton KCJ

United Kingdom
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