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As train operator Greater Anglia prepares to show off the first of its under-construction Intercity and rural trains under construction in Switzerland, the company has moved to assure passengers their new trains will be comfortable.

Greater Anglia

Tax officials have halted a bid to make former Ipswich Town footballer Titus Bramble bankrupt.

Premier League

Commuters are facing a second day of disruption on the region’s main rail line after two separate faults were reported – with problems expected until the end of the day.


Two Essex charities have been given a huge boost thanks to this year’s Colchester Half Marathon.


East Anglian Chartered Accountants LB Group has acquired Needham Market-based accountancy business Isles & Storer.


A junior dentist from Ipswich Hospital is to embark on the first charity dental mission to provide care and education to people living in remote Nepal.

Ipswich Hospital

Thousands of runners will take their place on the starting line at the Colchester Half Marathon this weekend, but don’t be late!

University of Essex

Cyclists who want to find something unusual when they hire a bike from a Greater Anglia station can now download a new guide to strange destinations!


The former Lloyds Tavern in Ipswich town centre is set to get a new lease of life this summer.


Business leaders and politicians from the East of England have been given an insight into the potential boost to the region’s economy if proposals for new nuclear power stations in Suffolk and Essex go ahead.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Russell Watson is heading to Colchester’s Charter Hall with new show Canzoni d’Amore.


British Trust for Ornithology survey reveals regional success story

United Kingdom

Two former soldiers from Suffolk are set to embark on a gruelling 286 mile walk to the Pegasus Bridge in Normandy – to mark the centenary of the First World War.


Estate agents Fenn Wright celebrates 250 years of success in Suffolk and Essex


From rising pay to competition to keep accountants, a recruitment agency has laid bare the landscape in the East Anglian labour market.


Rail commuters on the region’s mainline this morning are likely to face disruption after the over-running engineering works closed the line between Stratford and Liverpool Street.

Network Rail

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.


Over-running engineering works are causing delays on the region’s mainline this morning.

Network Rail

Actor-writer Michael Angus Clarke unveils his new play about football and culture shock. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him during rehearsals

Andrew Clarke

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.


Students have been inspired to speak out against hatred and prejudice thanks to events at the universities of Essex and Suffolk in Holocaust Memorial Week.

Sarah Barber

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


Sara Pascoe’s hit Edinburgh Fringe and sell out West End show LadsLadsLads is coming to Colchester Arts Centre this year.


Major disruption is expected on Greater Anglia rail services until this evening due to a speed restriction imposed over a section of track at Ilford.

Network Rail

Rail passengers are facing delays on the rails this morning due to a points failure at London Liverpool Street.

Network Rail

A fast food franchisee faces a payout of almost £40,000 for health and safety failures after a teenage worker was scalded with hot oil.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

More than 10,000 drivers were caught speeding through the average speed cameras on the Suffolk/Essex border during 2017.

Tim Passmore

The future of the company behind discount retail chain Poundland became further clouded today as it warned that accounting issues may date back further than previously thought.


A West End star and former student at Ipswich High School is staging a charity gala at the Woolverstone school in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice.

United Kingdom

Not everybody got Steps, especially the critics. They still became one of the biggest acts of the 90s and noughties. The resurgent chart-toppers visit Colchester next year so we spoke to Lisa Scott-Lee.


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