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The big day has almost arrived, if you happen to be running in the Simplyhealth Great East Run this weekend.

Bobby Robson

Essex-based The Saffron Ice Cream Company has triumphed in this year’s National Great Taste awards, winning an award for its Cammas Hall Raspberry Sorbet.

United Kingdom

The construction industry in East Anglia is “waking up” to a chronic shortage of skilled staff following a decade of under-investment in training.

European Union

The Essex-based firm ‘Borrow a Boat’ is the brainchild of Matt Ovenden, a Brit who’s keen to dispel the myth that boating is for the privileged elite only. He’s rounded-up a fleet of more than 17,000 sumptuous yachts, available to hire in 60 countries around the world. These ‘Airbnb’ style boats will have you holidaying like an A-lister…for just £125-a-week.

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Post Office

Essex-based Weston Homes is seeking UK employees to plug the gaps that will be left in the construction industry following Brexit.

European Union

Sometimes being in business can feel like a battle, and for one Essex-based company, it really is one.

BBC

The shortage of carbon dioxide that forced some supermarkets and pubs to ration fizzy drinks sales has not gone away yet.

China

American dreams

Thursday, July 5, 2018

July 4 is America’s Independence Day - here are ways to celebrate our Special Relationship

National Trust

Total Car Parks team volunteer to help at the Hats and Hairdos Midnight Walk for St Helena Hospice, Colchester.

Essex

One of the major dispensers of gas in East Anglia has described the biggest shortage of carbon dioxide in a decade as the “perfect storm.”

United Kingdom

An Essex-based milkshake firm is toasting a contract to supply three flavours of its product to the Co-op’s Food To Go stores across the UK.

United Kingdom

It’s Dementia Action Week, an annual campaign to improve the lives of the UK’s 850,000 sufferers. Sheena Grant reports on a housing initiative that helps couples stay living together after a dementia diagnosis, however bad things get.

Sheena Grant

Rail timetables on services in many parts of Britain change dramatically on Monday as companies bring in new trains with different service patterns.

United Kingdom

From a day on the beach to country walks, shopping and historic homes - Essex is a tourist haven.

Essex

Thousands of animal cruelty complaints were investigated by the RSPCA last year – with 14 new welfare concerns looked into every single day across Suffolk and Essex.

ITV

Discount retailer Poundland is rolling out the PEP&CO fashion brand to 12 more of its stores across the East of England over the next six months, creating around 60 new jobs.

Sudbury

Orwell Housing Association has set out a plan to deliver an average of at least 100 new affordable homes a year in Suffolk over the next decade.

United Kingdom

Angela Harvey got in touch following our article about the 10 top equine-related films of all time

Essex

Teachers in Suffolk were assaulted hundreds of times in the last three years – with many physical attacks happening in primary schools.

Gordon Jones

Essex-based Healthcare Homes Group has acquired the Haughgate House Nursing Home in Woodbridge, bringing its portfolio of residential properties to 36.

Care Quality Commission

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

Two MPs from either side of the Suffolk/Essex border have linked up to ask for government support for a new rail crossing at Manningtree.

James Cartlidge

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

Sudbury

East Anglia’s rail services faced a day of chaos as the morning storm brought trees down across several routes.

Sudbury

Nick Fayers, managing director of Ipswich-based construction company Barnes for the past 18 years, has died at the age of 56 as a result of a long-standing medical condition.

Ipswich

Whether you like your spirits brash with juniper, floral or citrussy, East Anglia’s gin distillers have all bases covered.

Food and Drink

Stansted Airport has reported a strong start to its winter flying season following its busiest-ever November.

Essex

The construction of a new £11m technical college at Stansted Airport was officially started yesterday as part of the launch of the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper.

United Kingdom

Fare-dodging cost 25 travellers more than £10,000 when they appeared before magistrates in Ipswich last week.

Greater Anglia

Passengers travelling on Greater Anglia services between Suffolk, Essex and London are facing delays and cancellations this morning due to a train fault.

Victoria

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