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If we are to reach 'net-zero' emissions by 2050, we need to capture carbon. Rewilding could sequester greenhouse gases, as well as bring many other benefits for man and wildlife.

After almost 50 years of trading, Edelweiss florists is quitting Stowmarket town centre.

The former Neals auction house, which closed last year after decades of fine art sales, is now for sale,

Ipswich Building Society is supporting the Rural Coffee Caravan charity, which will benefit from two new savings products.

After more than 40 years, Franco's Barbershop is quitting Ipswich's Upper Orwell Street as owner Gianni Falcucci claims it has become a forgotten victim of the economic downturn - but is there hope for the area locals call The Wash?

Shocking new data has revealed Suffolk salaries are being stretched ever thinner by sky-high rent prices.

If he had his way, brewery and pubs boss Andy Wood would consign job titles to the dustbin.

The Labour Party has revealed ambitious plans to save around 100 at-risk Post Offices across East Anglia.

One driver in Ipswich was left stunned after an NCP car park issued him with a fine more than 200 times the cost of his ticket.

The Suffolk Show enjoyed bumper crowds this year - the highest in show director Bee Kemball's three-year tenure.

Adnam's sustainability manager Benedict Orchard discusses some of the innovations that make the East Anglian brewer a leading environmental champion,

East Anglian winemakers celebrated their growing importance at an annual awards event.

Take a sneak peek inside the new dessert lounge set to rival the likes of Kaspa's and Heavenly Desserts when it opens in Colchester this week.

Business viewpoints

Friday, June 14, 2019

After almost 50 years of trading, Edelweiss florists is quitting Stowmarket town centre.

Ipswich Building Society is supporting the Rural Coffee Caravan charity, which will benefit from two new savings products.

Adnams backs the Government's commitment to ending the UK's contribution to climate change by 2050.

Suffolk coffee company Paddy & Scott's has launched its biggest 'fuelling station' to date.

The Eastern Angles theatre company is launching a fundraising campaign to provide a bigger home and a community hub in Ipswich, bosses have revealed.

Suffolk pub operator Greene King has noted the value of hiring ex-offenders and prisoners on temporary release from jail.

Driving lorries and working in logistics is a tough job, says Suffolk Show director Bee Kemball.

The latest instalment in our series on multicultural Ipswich takes a look at the Destination Norwich Road project, which aims to transform perceptions about this diverse part of the town.

Former Stowmarket Strider and ex-Young Farmer Robert Tomlinson died of cancer at 61. This week his friends have told how he cared for people and wanted to bring a smile to everyone,

It's one of the contradictions of Brexit Britain that while the numbers of international students at the University of Essex has increased significantly since the EU referendum, the numbers of British students choosing to learn a modern foreign language there has fallen sharply.

The owner of a leading Suffolk hotel and restaurant group has won a landmark case in his battle against excessive business rates.

A man who faces losing his £135,000 investment after a holiday park operator went bust is now struggling with severe anxiety after receiving a demand for site fees on lodges he cannot use, or rent out.

Essex and Suffolk-based law firm Ellisons Solicitors has welcomed a new partner to its commercial property team.

A former employee has spoken out about what it was like to work for Stephen Long, the alleged fraudster accused of ripping off hundreds of pensioners, who is currently in jail for contempt after failing to help former clients track down £25m of missing funds.

A dad-of-four who battled an addiction to drug and alcohol that brought him to the "gates of death" is now a successful entrepreneur who used 65% of the profits of one of his companies to help fund the charity that saved him.

Ipswich-based recruitment firm Tennial Personnel is expanding its team as well as its remit.

A scheme that brought pay-to-ride bicycles to Ipswich's waterfront has mysteriously disappeared.

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