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Five Suffolk companies have made it onto a list of Britain’s top exporters.

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The first new suburban trains for Greater Anglia’s services in Essex and as far as Ipswich are now taking shape in Bombardier’s factory in Derby.

Greater Anglia

Hundreds of lecturers and other campus staff angry over proposed changes to pensions are this week staging the first two days of a planned 14-day strike, lasting until mid-March, at the University of Essex. See a full list here.

University of East Anglia

The whole East of England region is set to reap the benefits of new long-haul routes from Stansted Airport this year, according to local travel firm Premier Travel.

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Top development projects in Suffolk and Essex are set to go head-to-head at an annual regional awards ceremony, which will be held in Bury St Edmunds.

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In a blog, Professor Anthony Forster, vice-chancellor of the University of Essex, explains why he disagrees with Universities UK’s position on USS pension reform.

University of Essex

A woman is in hospital with suspected serious injuries after a collision at a petrol station in Haverhill.

England Ambulance Service

Train operator Greater Anglia says it has received “positive feedback” from customers after giving out free Valentine’s cupcakes to commuters.

Greater Anglia

The dangerous “disintegration” of a major Suffolk road has prompted renewed calls for highways improvements to support the county’s economy.

Suffolk police

East Anglia-based HR specialist Waddington Brown has teamed up with a life coach from Suffolk to stage a seminar on wellbeing and mental health strategies in the workplace


Some Latitude Festival favourites are returning to Henham Park this year. We spoke to Gus Unger-Hamilton of alt-J and Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai.

BBC Radio

A teenager injured in a serious crash in Suffolk last week is still believed to be in a critical condition in hospital.

Suffolk police

Fears have been raised over how Orwell Bridge closures will impact travel between Ipswich and Colchester hospitals following their merger.

Liberal Democrat

A woman remains in a critical condition today after she was involved in a serious crash in Suffolk.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Five firms from Suffolk and north Essex are in the running to be named as 2018’s Family Business of the Year for the eastern region.


High winds that closed the Orwell Bridge three times in January caused gridlocked roads in Ipswich. Don Black puts the situation into an ancient and modern context.


Witnesses to a serious collision which left a motorcyclist fighting for his life in hospital are being urged to contact police.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

A determined band of proactive pupils challenged by their teachers to top 126km over 12 weeks have smashed their target in just seven – raising thousands for a good cause in the process.

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Erasure are visiting East Anglia. We spoke to Essex’s Vince Clarke about new album World Be Gone and more.


Comedian, author and activist Rob Newman talks about the dangers of bro-science, cowardly stoics and why he and David Baddiel are friends again ahead of show at Colchester Arts Centre.


The burgeoning electric vehicle industry presents an “exciting opportunity” for the East of England to strengthen its economic relationship with China, according to an enterprise leader.

Theresa May

East Anglian law firm Ashtons Legal has unveiled plans for a new office in the heart of the region, replacing a number of smaller branches.


Two credit unions operating in the eastern region are celebrating a national honour for The Change Account, which offers credit union members access to traditional banking.


Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra return to the Ipswich Regent this year with special guest Mark Almond.


Irish comedian Ed Byrne talks to Brian Donaldson about spoiling our kids, Brexit and owning two chainsaws.


Highways England engineers will be carrying out work on roads across the region over the next seven days:

United Kingdom

Dodging cultural and literal bullets, Israeli incursions and religion, Mark Thomas set up a comedy club for two nights in the Palestinian city of Jenin only to find it’s not so simple to celebrate freedom of speech in a place with so little freedom.


The first new regional trains being built for Greater Anglia by Stadler are now taking shape at their Swiss factory.


Hundreds of jobs could be at risk at Topshop and Topman stores around the country after its parent company announced a management shake-up.


With the world lurching from one crisis to another, affable comedian Stephen K Amos’ latest thought-provoking show, Bread and Circuses, aims to cheer us up even if he is still tackling some thorny subjects.


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