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Suffolk-based wine grower Linda Howard has backed proposals for a new law obliging British embassies and consulates overseas to serve English wines at official events and functions.

The Government has announced it intends to invest £1billion in “cutting-edge” technologies including self-driving vehicles, satellites and batteries.

On first impressions things were decidedly undoggy (if that’s a word?) when I visited Suffolk Canine Crèche in Martlesham. There were no barking noises for a start – everything was calm and relaxed.

Graham McGregor has been general manager at Suffolk’s Hintlesham Hall Hotel for almost a year.

Suffolk-born Anna Park has established herself as one of the country’s leading fashion business women.

Over a £1,000 was raised for national gardening charity Greenfingers after Perrywood Garden Centre and Nurseries in Tiptree, Essex held a quiz night earlier this month.

The business arms of two of the region’s leading water companies have announced they are joining forces to create a new water and wastewater retailer.

I meet Jonathan Dyke, managing director of Suffolk Yacht Harbour, on a beautiful, sunny February morning – the kind of day that shows off this idyllic corner of the county to perfection.

Last year the UK Government confirmed that it will be adopting the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Brexit won’t save you!

British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced it is launching a new low cost longhaul airline called Level.

Details of the latest products and services from the world’s leading technology companies will be streamed live on a big screen to the Suffolk tech community this spring as they are announced.

Suffolk County Council has launched a campaign to find high quality workplace opportunities for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Companies throughout Suffolk have signed up for a corporate fundraising event that pits businesses against each other in a series of static cycling challenges to raise money for St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich.

A textile designer has thanked Suffolk-based business support organisation MENTA for helping her launch her business.

The chairman of JD Wetherspoon has ripped into Chancellor Philip Hammond, accusing him of delivering a “budget for dinner parties” rather than pub goers.

Enterprise agency Nwes is backing an international project to support entrepreneurship in developing countries.

Managers at a Suffolk garage have highlighted the huge skills shortage for mechanics in the motor trade and say there is a need for more apprentices in the sector.

A group of apprentices are celebrating after completing their year-long apprenticeship scheme with local train operator Greater Anglia.

The region’s largest independent retailer, the East of England Co-op, has announced it is launching an apprenticeship scheme across East Anglia to help develop and retain local talent.

A young man who has kick-started a fulfilling career after joining Suffolk Housing as an apprentice has encouraged others to follow his lead and earn while they learn.

The landlord of a well-respected Suffolk pub says he is “overjoyed” after finishing as runners up in a top national award for real ale pubs.

Intrepid explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has helped Essex & Suffolk Water raise more than £22,000 which will go towards enabling people in the developing world gain access to clean water.

A Bury St Edmunds van centre has donated two vehicles to the town’s hospice in support of its household clearance scheme.

Organisers have announced the latest date for a business charity running event that has raised over a half a million pounds for good causes over the years.

PR agency Buffalo launches

Friday, February 24, 2017

A new public relations agency whose specialities include technology, finance, and startups has been launched in East Anglia.

By day Darren Hills is a café kitchen cook in Adnam’s flagship store on Drayman Square in Southwold.

But in his spare time the 25-year old serves as a special constable in Halesworth and Lowestoft, patrolling the streets at night, attending traffic accidents and investigating crimes. Last year, he clocked up more than 350 hours volunteering as a ‘’special”.

Disadvantaged adults from Felixstowe, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds have become trained baristas thanks to a partnership between a social enterprise and a leading Suffolk coffee company.

Ipswich Audi’s new £8m home

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

One of the region’s leading car and commercial vehicle businesses is weeks away from the opening its largest ever property investment.

Founder of Suffolk Market Events, Justine Paul, has spent the past eight years organising farmers markets predominantly across West Suffolk.

She has been the driving force behind the growth of these events that support scores of producers and small businesses, and attract thousands of visitors each month.

There has been a lot of positive news coming from BDO over the past few weeks.

The accountancy, tax and business advisory firm, which saw new managing partner Paul Eagland take up position earlier this month, also announced a double digit growth in profits, citing its investment in talent and technology as key drivers.

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