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Aerial picuture showing the New Cut (left) and the lock gates (right) which would be crossed by the new bridge over the Orwell.

Ipswich: New “Enterprise Island” could transform Waterfront

A multi-million pound new business area in the heart of the Waterfront could transform Ipswich’s business prospects over the next decade.

The Skills Show on the Road event at Trinity Park, Ipswich.

Suffolk: Skills show puts students on the road to a career

More than 3,000 students have taken part in a skills roadshow designed to help in their career choices.

More than 50 employees of town centre businesses have become qualified first-aiders thanks to a free training programme from the Business Improvement District (BID) Ourburystedmunds.

Bury St Edmunds: Free training sees town centre staff learn vital first aid skills

There are now 55 more qualified first aiders in town centre workplaces in Bury St Edmunds thanks to a free training programme.

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Oliver Holloway, partner at Clarke and Simpson

Opinion: Commodities and farmland prices

OLIVER HOLLOWAY, partner at Clarke and Simpson, gives his view on the land market

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Charles Sylvester of Charles Stanley & Co, Ipswich

City Watch: Gathering gloom is taking its toll on equities, says Charles Sylvester

T’is the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and stock market falls.

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Keith Ferguson of BDO.

Business Finance: It’s time to recognise the region’s fertile middle ground, says Keith Ferguson

Party conference season is officially over but the canvassing, speeches and endless photo opportunities in the run up to next year’s General Election have only just started.

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    Michael Batty, head of the top ranked dispute resolution department at Greene & Greene Solicitors in Bury St Edmunds, who has been appointed to chair the East Region Committee of UKELA.

    Movers & Shakers: Michael Batty of Greene & Greene to chair regional UKELA committee

    Michael Batty, head of the dispute resolution department at Greene & Greene Solicitors in Bury St Edmunds, has been appointed to chair the east region committee of UKELA – the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association.

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    • Movers & Shakers: Nicos Charalambous of Taylor Wimpey picks up NHBC Seal of Excellence award
    • Movers & Shakers: Philip Hoddell becomes president of Suffolk & North Essex Law Society
    • Movers & Shakers: Joe Fogel receives Entrepreneur of the Year award from Karren Brady
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Nigel Claydon, managing director of Dynamic Fireworks.

Colchester: Dynamic Fireworks gets ready for its busiest week of the year

As Bonfire Night approaches, the team at Dynamic Fireworks are preparing for the busiest business period of their year.Ross Bentley went behind the scenes to meet managing director Nigel Claydon.

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Green 100 celebrates the efforts being made by Suffolk & Norfolk businesses who are actively implementing green measures, reducing carbon footprint and working in the Green Economy. Whether brewing low carbon beer, producing recyclable packaging, supplying solar pv equipment or simply making your office more energy efficient the project looks to identify businesses and organisations from many sectors including industry, hospitality, retail, public, education and charity. Find out more at:

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