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Colchester Institute's Clacton campus has undergone a major revamp to provide more opportunities for local people to develop the skills for careers in the construction.
The controversial elephant sculpture proposed for the roundabout outside Colchester railway station has been approved by council planners without any objection.
Colchester's elephants are popular residents of the town's zoo - but plans to bring a new one nearer the town centre have not gone down well with the town's MP Will Quince or his Conservative colleagues.
Suffolk County Council spent almost £95,000 over the last three years on awards events to recognise people in the county according to new figures from the Taxpayers' Alliance.
Suffolk County Council has spent over £3 million on exit packages in one year despite the number of people being made redundant falling by 50%, new figures reveal.
Cash-strapped Suffolk councils have returned thousands of pounds of contributions to developers which were meant to be spent on community schemes.
Colchester council has hit back at Witham Tory MP Priti Patel who launched a new salvo against the Lib/Lab-controlled authority over delays to the widening of the A12 between Chelmsford and Marks Tey.
A new £11m technical college opened its doors today to almost 300 students at Stansted Airport.
Ipswich Hospital has been recognised by Suffolk Family Carers, for its commitment to supporting the region's carers.
With retail in the doldrums, stores are going the extra mile to get shoppers through their doors this festive season.
A proposal to add £250,000 to Tendring District Council's SME Growth Fund will go before senior councillors next week.
A new group has been formed in north Essex to take advantage of business opportunities in the growing energy sector in the east.
Work has started on a new £5m Learning and Technology Centre, on the Braintree Campus of Colchester Institute.
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Businesses are invited to join a £12m innovation centre which is about to open in our region.
A United Nations (UN) official has visited Jaywick Sands in Clacton as part of a mission to find out more about poverty in the UK.
More and more children are regularly missing school in Suffolk and Essex, in a pattern that is sparking concern among education leaders.
The official opening of the newly-expanded Stanway Fiveways Primary School, Colchester took place with a ribbon cutting and the burying of a time capsule.
Improvements must be made to a vital rail crossing on the Suffolk/Essex border if the area is to be able to grow as needed, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is to be told.
Early morning fog is said to be causing dangerous driving conditions for motorists in parts of Suffolk and Essex this morning.
The amount of money spent per pupil in Suffolk and Essex has dropped dramatically in the past few years, according to analysis of figures from the Department for Education.
Angry parents are demanding answers after allegations an Essex academy misused hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money it had been awarded to carry out building and fire safety work.
The Army and Navy flyover was previously closed in July amid safety fears.
Research has found that the axeing of central linage may encourage people to drive more cautiously.
Rail passengers with disabilities have been given an early demonstration of the new InterCity and regional trains being built for Greater Anglia in Switzerland.
Campaigners against plans to expand passenger numbers and flights at Stansted airport are calling for more time for the public to consider new information about the plans.
The decision to make cost-saving cuts in home to school transport looks set to be upheld by a review group next week, according to the latest report.
Thousands of people's personal information has been leaked by Suffolk and Essex organisations in the past three years.
The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.
A Parliamentary debate on the dualling of a key Essex transport route saw MPs across the region united in their calls to tackle congestion and aid the economy.