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Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, the four star boutique hotel and restaurant near Ipswich, is investing in a £1.5m luxury spa.

A popular Ipswich Waterfront gym, which closed suddenly last month, is now on the market.

Non-native Japanese skeleton shrimp, orange sheath tunicate and American slipper limpet all found at the Port of Ipswich.

An auction of the unique sheep scultures from this summer's Eye Sheep Art Trail raised more than £35,000 last night at Kenton Hall, Debenham.

The coastal woods of the Shotley Peninsula near Ipswich are under-appreciated and on a national level represent a unique natural habitat where beach meets bough.

There is a little bit of Germany on a Leiston industrial estate, where Uli Schiefelbein is making his German-style beers.

A model who has been appearing regularly on ITV's This Morning, staring alongside her idol Gok Wan, is putting the final preparations to a fashion event taking place closer to home.

A factory worker with almost 50 years of service has hit out at his former employers claiming he was "unfairly" sacked.

The Ipswich Beer Festival returns to Ipswich Corn Exchange next week, for the first time in nine years.

Electricity has started flowing from the region's biggest offshore wind farm.

A Suffolk scrap metal processor has seen world demand for its goods soar after investing heavily in shredding and granulating machines.

An Ipswich recycling firm is investing in the future of the industry and giving the next generation a helping hand.

Dairy Farm Cottage is a wonderful, refurbished home sitting on the banks of the glorious River Deben with views up and down river.

Business viewpoints

Thursday, September 12, 2019

An Ipswich recycling firm is investing in the future of the industry and giving the next generation a helping hand.

Following the announcement yet another Ipswich shop will be shutting down, new figures reveal high street store closures have reached a record high.

A radical three-day environmental event kicked off at Trinity Park in Ipswich yesterday with the aim of finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing society and the business world.

Organisers say "overnighters" make a holiday around the event, staying in hotels and self-catering cottages, and eating in the county's pubs, restaurants and cafes.

A public consultation is under way for the proposed merger between Easton and Otley College with City College Norwich and Suffolk New College.

Essex & Suffolk Water's research and development manager Chris Jones discusses the role of the digital twin approach ahead of the Innovate East event at Trinity Park in Ispwich next month

More than 200 friends, colleagues and former customers have sent condolence cards to the family of long standing Stowmarket estate agent Richard Buck, who has died at the age of 52.

Funding boost for Suffolk firm tackling mental health

Increasingly, it is important for businesses to demonstrate that they are good citizens, says Anglian Water's head of sustainability, Andy Brown, who is looking forward to next month's 'Innovate East' innovation event.

Despite having been outlawed, illegal hare coursing activity still goes on. Now Suffolk's Rural and Wildlife Crime team have invested in a drone to crack down on this cruel pastime.

There are 106 Roadside Nature Reserves in Suffolk - remnants of the meadows of yesteryear and, increasingly, important havens for rare plants and corridors for wildlife.

One of the region's leading water companies has said it does not expect to have to impose a hosepipe ban this summer, despite the soaring temperatures being experienced in East Anglia, and the below average rainfall.

Avoiding the sweltering daily commute and dressing casually can help people keep cool, advises the TUC

Research from Willis Towers Watson finds more than one in ten workers from East Anglia are in favour of fertility benefits.

Wildlife experts from the region say research into the effects of gamebirds is required.

An event held in Suffolk this week sought to encourage house builders and construction firms to factor nature into their plans from the start.

The Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre has taken delivery of two state-of-the-art 3D printers and wants to work with local companies to see how this cutting edge technology can help their business.

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