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More empty shop windows have appeared in East Anglian town centres as one of the largest menswear retailers in the UK has gone into administration for the second time in two years, after failing to find anyone to take it over.

Poland

Greater Anglia is to eliminate First Class seats on almost all its trains from the start of 2020.

Norwich

University Centre Colchester has announced a new academic partnership with the University of East Anglia, stating that its former long term partner, the University of Essex, is “more focused on international partnerships”.

University of East Anglia

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Antek Lejk

Ipswich-based law firm Ashtons Legal now has four aspiring young lawyers training under its Six Year Solicitors Apprenticeship.

archant

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

United Kingdom

Donovan Blake is one of the family of faces on ITV Anglia’s main news programme ‘ITV News Anglia Tonight’. He’s the Sports Correspondent and has been working with the broadcaster for the last eighteen years. Originally from Manchester, Donovan started his journalism career at Jarrold’s News Agency in Ipswich. He also worked for Suffolk County Council as a Press Officer and was Sports Editor for the Ipswich radio station SGR FM prior to joining ITV. He talks to Gina Long

Suffolk County Council

Beyond the Christmas tree, decorations and pudding, do you have any special customs unique to your family? Here’s a look at some weird and wonderful festive traditions.

Twitter

The Oscar season starts here. This week a number of US critics awards feted Alfonso Cuaròn’s Netflix movie Roma and The Golden Globes gave a hint at what films are likely to be this year’s front-runners. But, Arts editor Andrew Clarke feels that there is change in the air

Andrew Clarke

A property investment firm created by two Suffolk councils that had come under fire for investing outside of the county has acquired its first Suffolk asset.

Mid Suffolk District Council

A rail firm saw one of the largest increases in passenger numbers in the country - despite increasing reliability problems.

United Kingdom

Teams from across Birketts are, once again, taking-up the annual walking challenge and Walking Home For Christmas.

United Kingdom

It’s the season to be chilly with festive swims taking place across the region to help cure those Christmas Day hangovers.

Norwich

Livi John is Sorting Out Suffolk, as she launches her new business to help us reclaim our own space. Lynne Mortimer meets the ace de-clutterer

Lynne Mortimer

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is keen to add some Championship experience to his relegation-battling squad as soon as possible in January. In part one of this feature, STUART WATSON looks at some midfielders who fit the bill.

Cole Skuse

The inquest into the death of a three-year-old girl who died after being thrown from an inflatable trampoline on Gorleston beach has been adjourned because a police report into the incident is not ready.

Ipswich

Former Strictly Come Dancing professional Ian Waite reminisces trips to Pakefield Pontins and reveals who he wants to lift the glitterball trophy.

United Kingdom

Trevoh Chalobah is confident he can help fill the void left following Cole Skuse’s knee injury.

Cole Skuse

Get ready to feel the love as a Brit award-winning band is set to perform at Newmarket Nights in 2019.

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town are now eight points adrift of safety at the foot of the Championship table following yesterday’s 2-0 defeat at Stoke City. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Andy Warren

After a bit of a damp and wet start to the day it’s set to get brighter later with good spells of sunshine being predicted by this afternoon.

Norwich

A mainline train between Norwich and London was delayed due to ‘disruptive passengers’.

Norwich

Additional maternity and paternity leave has been pledged for Suffolk County Council staff following the birth of a premature baby.

Suffolk County Council

What does John Lennon mean to you? On the anniversary of his death, we’re looking at his legacy and why his music is as relevant now as ever.

Sudbury

More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services failed to materialise, the industry watchdog has said.

Therese Coffey

As Ed Sheeran surprised music students in the city on Thursday afternoon, Louisa Baldwin spoke to him about how a performance at the Norwich Playhouse was a turning point in his career and his homecoming gig in Ipswich.

United Kingdom

Greater Anglia will no longer apply charges to cash found in lost wallets and purses after a teenager’s complaint to the firm sparked national outrage.

BBC Radio

Essex-based housebuilder Weston Homes, in conjunction with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has received a resolution to grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for their proposals to regenerate Anglia Square in Norwich into a £300 million mixed use urban quarter.

United Kingdom

Members of an organised crime gang involved in more than 200 burglaries across the East of England have today been jailed for a total of more than 70 years.

Suffolk

Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) has warned that trading at the budget retail chain in the run-up to Christmas has been “challenging”.

European Union

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