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Haulier and logistics company DW Clark & Sons has taken delivery of two new DAF CF 480 FTG trucks to meet the requirements of its growing business, as it celebrates 50 years.


Acting legend Sir Ian McKellen is touring the region next celebrating his 80th birthday and raising money for regional theatre. Arts editor Andrew Clarke finds out more about this ‘must-see’ event

Andrew Clarke

The extraordinary story of one Suffolk soldier’s journey through the First World War is revealed in five historic telegrams.


WATCH a Ferrari 458 being wrapped in green and black graffiti style, and find out which current Strictly Come Dancing star had their car wrapped in Colchester


The new 26-30 Railcard could save festival-goers money on train fares to Chelmsford’s RiZe Festival or a night out in Norwich.


Fundraisers were in full swing for a charity golf day that raised vital funds for an Essex hospice.

United Kingdom

Business rescue and insolvency specialist McTear Williams & Wood has opened a new office in the heart of Colchester extending its network of offices in East Anglia to six.


A full planning application for the first phase of the £70million Tollgate Village retail and leisure park at Stanway have been submitted this week.


You can save £16 on a walk-on fare to from Ipswich to London if you know your way around the complex ticket system.

Sandy Martin

Colchester-based ROL Cruise, the UK independent cruise retailer, has two of its team members shortlisted for this year’s Cruise Stars Awards 2018.

United Kingdom

A TV advert designed to lure tourists to Colchester, Britain’s oldest town, has been screened across all the major Sky channels.

University of Essex

Disruption on train services between Norwich, Ipswich, Clacton, Braintree, Colchester and London Liverpool Street is expected until 1pm after a line-side fire.


‘Historical caretakers’ have preserved the original radiators of a Victorian hospital to create a traditional feel to the new homes at Belgrove Place as we discovered when we took a sneaky peak inside the new properties.


From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science

University of East Anglia

Moll Flanders is one Colchester’s leading fictional figures. Her life and that of her real-life inspiration Elizabeth Atkins form the heart of a new play. Arts editor Andrew Clarke talks to director Ryan McBryde about this genre-bending production

Andrew Clarke

Hundreds of affordable homes are on the way, in Suffolk and Essex, worth £45m, in a new initiative by Colchester-based housing association, Colne Housing.


Regional law firm Birketts has announced the appointment of 13 new trainee solicitors across its four offices in the East of England.

Suffolk County Council

Greater Anglia has shown off one of the first new commuter trains that is expected to transform commuter services in Essex and part of Suffolk from next year.


An overnight guest was ‘never the same’ after sleeping over at Colchester Castle - but how will you fare?


Hilary Collins, the managing director of award-winning Colchester-based PR consultancy, Big Wave PR will be walking 286 miles over cliffs, beaches and rocks around the Cornish coastal path to raise funds for Gt Ormond Street Hospital.


A Colchester-based tattoo artist who decided to take up medical tattooing will be taking her services to Ipswich.


Train disruption is expected between Colchester and Ipswich this morning following an earlier fire – which damaged signalling equipment.


Travellers hoping to head to London for weekend days out over the autumn are facing more disruption starting over the August bank holiday.

Greater Anglia

A financial services company with offices in Ipswich, Diss, Colchester and Cambridge is starting a new chapter in its 99 year-old history by giving it’s brand a makeover.


Ipswich’s first rail line was the Eastern Union Railway and it was an extension of the Eastern Counties Railway from London to Colchester.


A financial services company with offices in Ipswich, Diss, Colchester and Cambridge is starting a new chapter in its 99-year history by giving its brand a makeover.


Fabio Wardley will learn from misfortune after finding himself a victim of his own success, writes Chris Lakey.


Setting off on a journey of more than 8,000km with just your bike to carry everything you need may seem an ambitious idea but that’s what the team at Broke.Bike.Mountain intend to do this weekend - and in a heatwave.


Nine years since last pulling on a Suffolk shirt, Ollie Bocking says could not have wished for more after making his senior debut, writes Nick Garnham.

Ipswich School

Shoppers in Suffolk and Essex are having their say over news that Morrisons supermarkets are introducing a new weekly quiet hour.


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