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

United Kingdom

A tribute to disco pop icons The Bee Gees has been announced as the headline act for this year’s ‘Gig in the Garden’.

United Kingdom

Sculptor Paul Richardson is best known for his quirky, figurative steel sculptures – over-sized East End geezers, a Roy Rogers-style cowboy, a native American chief on the warpath, Pegasus, a flying horse, a Day of the Dead Mariachi and a earnest looking butler, among many others.

Ipswich Hospital

Solange will perform her first ever headline slot at this year’s Latitude, a UK festival exclusive.


Suffolk entrepreneur Daniel Haden-Scott will be the guest speaker at the next Coffee Means Business networking event at Seckford Hall, Woodbridge.


Suffolk-based Breheny Civil Engineering has opened a new satellite office in Petersfield, Hampshire, as a base for its teams working in central southern England.

Top 100

Suffolk taxpayers are being forced to pay over the odds for policing due to an unfair funding formula, which has left the system at “breaking point”, an MP has warned.

Tim Passmore

The Suffolk-based Canine Creche Group has now sold a dozen franchises - with the latest new site due to open in Ipswich shortly.

United Kingdom

Suffolk-based pre-cast concrete products specialist Poundfield has helped the UK Atomic Energy Authority fill a very important gap.

United Kingdom

I make no apology for the fact that I am delighted to see work has finally started on refurbishing the Cornhill in Ipswich – and I reckon the market looks great in its new home at the top of Princes Street.


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.


The first participants in a leadership development programme launched by Suffolk-based TA Hotel Collection have received their certificates.


A renowned botanist from Suffolk who became a leading mind in the study of flora worldwide has died at the age of 90.


As a new study reveals a third of elderly people are set to ration their energy use this winter, the Surviving Winter campaign reports it needs another £25,000 in donations to say yes to every request.

Ipswich Building Society

Ipswich is to host a major conference that will study the many challenges facing the UK’s mammals.

United Kingdom

Britannia, a new epic series about the Roman invasion of Britain, has launched to great fanfare on Sky television. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Suffolk-based film-maker Steven Hall about the joys of recreating Ancient Britain as a surreal wild frontier

Andrew Clarke

Striking new images are being unveiled of a major development proposed for the heart of Ipswich which could see restaurants, a hotel and a tower block built opposite Cardinal Park.

Paul Clement

Tomorrow’s the day all 12-year-old Roma Manteiga Nicholson’s work pays off, as she performs in the grand final of the Open Mic UK Songwriters Competition.

United Kingdom

Welsh rockers Feeder have been revealed as one of the headliners at this year’s LeeStock Music Festival.


Academics, business leaders and other stakeholders will be brought together at the first Suffolk Sustainability and Innovation Summit, taking place on February 2.

Suffolk County Council

The New Year may still be very new, but already there’s been a great deal happening in local government in Suffolk – and I suspect this could be a crucial year for several councils in the county.

Jeremy Corbyn

Suffolk children’s author and stand-up comic James Campbell loves to share his writing skills with schoolchildren in East Anglia and he’s not sure who gets most out of it - them or him - as his new book, The Funny Life Of Pets, is full of their stories.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis

The charity behind Suffolk’s Surviving Winter campaign has put out an urgent plea for donations having seen a huge surge in the number of people needing its help.

Ipswich Building Society

A Suffolk cider brand with more than 300 years of family history has been sold to a US beer giant.

United States

Buyers continue to be drawn in by East Anglia’s booming economy and its transport links to London according to housing chiefs – despite 2017 recording the slowest national house price rise in five years.

United Kingdom

We’ve had bowl food. Superfoods. Tacos. Clean eating. But, the turning of a new year heralds the beginning of a whole new set of trends on the food scene.


Former ‘East Anglian Daily Times’ and ‘Ipswich Star’ writer, Neal Manning, has produced a wonderful book on well-known local cricket star, John Stuck, in time for Christmas, entitled ‘Stuck in the Middle.’.

Premier League

As many prepare to wrap up working for the festive break, we bring you live travel updates for Suffolk and north Essex ahead of the great Christmas getaway – which has been dubbed as Frantic Friday.


Two companies which admitted health and safety breaches following the death of a Suffolk road worker have been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling nearly £2million.

Ipswich Crown Court

Community leaders have expressed their disappointment after developers behind plans to build 300 homes in Kesgrave have launched a legal challenge into the findings of an appeal.

High Court

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