Just weeks after it emerged that Marks and Spencer was looking for site for a new food store in west Ipswich, the company has confirmed it plans to move more towards its grocery business rather than clothing.


The family behind Huffers in Sudbury are putting the final touches to their latest venture - a new fish restuarant which is set to open in Ipswich town centre next month.


Prices could be pushed up and a significant number of stores sold if supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda merge, the competition watchdog has warned.


Shower speakers, spring rolls and Sainsbury's pizzas are among the products being recalled following concerns from Trading Standards.


Are you searching for a supermarket that's open where you can top up on groceries? Here are all the opening times you need to know for Suffolk and Essex supermarkets over the festive period.


Make sure you know which pharmacies are open in case you need health advice or medicine over the festive period.


We put supermarket Christmas cakes to the test.


Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has joined councillors and schoolchildren from Rushmere Hall to plant trees as part of an scheme to mark The Queen's work for the Commonwealth.

Sandy Martin

A second man has been charged in connection with a robbery where suspects barged into an elderly man's home, threatened him with a knife and forced him to withdraw money from a cashpoint.

Suffolk police

Ipswich Cornhill has been reopened after its nine-month reconstruction - but where does this leave the centre of the town, and what future does retailing have in Suffolk's county town?

Post Office

Black Friday might not be quite here yet, but many retailers with stores in Suffolk and north Essex have already unveiled offers, with some expanding the day into a week or even more.


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