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An Indian restaurant in Suffolk has been short-listed for an award honouring the best chefs in the industry.

Many high street businesses have struggled in recent years, with major chains such as Woolworths and Toys ‘R’ Us disappearing from town centres since the 2008 financial crash, along with many independent traders.

The true story of a hoarder, and how one social enterprise saved her life

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Revenues have neared the £100m milestone at the company behind the Stansted-headquartered charter airline Titan Airways.

A garden centre was fined more than £100,000 after a member of staff was hurt when cleaning up hazardous chemicals.

Bigger cranes may spell bigger profit at Felixstowe Port, but a question mark hangs over whether future growth could be impacted by the prospect of a no deal Brexit.

Time is running out for tourism and leisure businesses to put their names forward for a regional industry awards.

Griffith Elder and Company Limited has recently started building work to expand their factory premises in Bury St Edmunds.

A magazine publishing house behind a number of craft, gardening, health and food titles has been snapped up by DC Thomson Media, the business behind the Beano brand.

Town and city sculpture trails have been a big growth area in encouraging tourism in recent years, including Pigs Gone Wild in Ipswich.

Stansted Airport now has 100 trained dementia friends, following special training sessions on World Alzheimer’s Day, Friday September 21.

A young Ipswich business, Ocala Healthcare, is launching a new home care service to tackle the challenge of loneliness.

East Anglia has made national headlines on more than one occasion this week as a social media star secured a regular slot on This Morning and a pub scrapped cash completely. Here we look back at some of the biggest business stories of the week.

While most people throw their empty plastic cleaning bottles away when they’re empty, one father of three from Essex has been refilling and reusing his for the last three years.

Food & farming news

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Last week’s Agriculture Bill emphasised the importance of the environment when working the land.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

I heard Peter Kendall, chairman of the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board, speak last week, alluding to the changes that we are going to have to make to our businesses in light of the Agriculture Bill.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

A farm that was once home to an East Anglian agricultural machinery entrepreneur is being offered up for sale with a guide price tag of more than £2.1m.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.