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New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Shortages of labour and materials could hit the economies of Suffolk and Norfolk if Brexit talks go sour, a business report looking at challenges and opportunities says.

European Union

Question marks have been raised over the strength of Visit Suffolk’s campaigns to attract visitors to the county, as those funding it fail to commit to cash beyond March next year.

Suffolk County Council

An online petition calling for the refurbishment work at Ipswich Cornhill to be suspended before being reviewed has attracted more than 3,000 signatures so far.

David Ellesmere

Business heavyweight Mark Pendlington is no stranger to crises, having at one time headed up the communications team for the late Conservative politician Cecil Parkinson, during his stormy reign as a cabinet minister under Margaret Thatcher.

Mark Pendlington

The growing Chinese market offers a ‘really good opportunity’ for East Anglia’s food and drink sector, a government official said as he attended an industry event in Ipswich.

Ipswich

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

Work to rebuild Ipswich’s Cornhill has started this morning.

Terry Hunt

Work to rebuild Ipswich’s Cornhill starts on Monday – with the borough and its partners promising that the new-look square will bring the “Wow Factor” to the town centre.

Terry Hunt

More than 50 new jobs have been created at a skincare products company in Suffolk which has taken production in-house with support from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growing Business Fund.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

More than 130 businesses and individuals in the cultural and creative sector of the economy have received support during the first year of an initiative being delivered across Suffolk and Norfolk.

Suffolk County Council

The multi-million pound project to protect Ipswich Waterfront and town centre from the threat of tidal and storm surges has passed a crucial milestone.

David Ellesmere

Proposals to close the junction between Rands Way and Nacton Road have been abandoned after the idea provoked a storm of objections in a public consultation exercise.

Suffolk County Council

A town centre café in Ipswich is the latest business to achieve the New Anglia Youth Pledge Marque.

Suffolk New College

A major milestone in the Ipswich ‘Winerack’ saga dating back to the 2008 recession has been reached today with the news that key contracts have been signed and construction work will start next month, it can be revealed.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Proposals to mount a new city bid for Ipswich have not attracted universal support from visitors to our website and Facebook page.

Colin Noble

Suffolk County Council leader Colin Noble has insisted that work to build a new bridge across the River Orwell near Ipswich town centre remains on schedule.

Colin Noble

A new bid to get city status for Ipswich is set to be launched next week – by Suffolk County Council.

Colin Noble

Proposals to develop the former sugar beet factory site in Sproughton on the edge of Ipswich into a new business park are about to take a big leap forward.

David Ellesmere

A new tidal gate has arrived in Ipswich to be installed as part of the town’s new flood barrier.

Environment Agency

Power must be devolved to workers in Suffolk and Norfolk to reinvigorate industry and bridge a “great regional divide” on jobs, a new report urges.

Sudbury

A £5.5 million centre to encourage business growth, start-ups and innovative projects has celebrated its first anniversary – hosting dozens of events and sowing the seeds of new projects.

University of Suffolk

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has promised a group of East Anglian MPs that a vital rail upgrade for the region will happen within the next seven years.

Jo Churchill

Work to replace traffic lights and move a road crossing at the Clapgate Lane/Landseer Road junction in east Ipswich is due to start at the end of the month.

Suffolk County Council

Empowering new Ipswich businesses: Back To Your Future begins at the Enterprise Hub

University of Suffolk

Ipswich is a thriving cultural hub which will play a vital role in attracting new business leaders and bringing increased investment to East Anglia.

David Ellesmere

A new £15m relief road has been opened on the edge of Bury St Edmunds – bringing the hope of new development on the eastern side of the town.

Colin Noble

Talented graphic design students at the University of Suffolk have put pen to paper to come up with a fresh logo for a key project on their doorstep – the Ipswich Vision.

David Ellesmere

The £20million project to complete the infamous ‘Winerack’ development in Ipswich will go ahead - but not until January, the developer behind the scheme has confirmed.

David Ellesmere

The value of business support provided by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has now passed £20m, guests at the organisation’s annual general meeting were told today.

Mark Pendlington

A £5million package of improvements has been put forward for five of Ipswich’s most congested junctions.

Suffolk County Council

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