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Jo Harris worked at the B&M store in Copdock until 2013, and despite being an employee there was issued two fines of £70 for parking.

A group of former employees at a store in Ipswich have been left distraught after car park fines mistakenly issued more than two years ago has left them facing a court appearance.

RAF Mildenhall is due to close in four years.

Science, technology and engineering are three words which many are hoping will become synonymous with west Suffolk if several new projects can be pulled off.

A British Airways Embraer airliner at London City Airport

British Airways is to start flying from Stansted Airport this summer, it was announced today.

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa.

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa has been named as a finalist in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence.

Thompson and Frist Choice travel brochures.

Thomson and First Choice owner TUI said yesterday that summer holiday bookings to Turkey had slumped by 40% after recent terrorist attacks.

Members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association during their visit to Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarters in Ipswich.

Around 25 members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarter in Ipswich as part of their annual conference.

Jonathan Kini, chief operating officer at Haven.

Ipswich-based business electricity supplier Haven Power has appointed Jonathan Kini to the new role of chief operating officer. He will be responsible for overseeing Haven’s business operations.

The catamaran-mounted drillinig rig used by Geosphere Environmental in the Orwell and Stour rivers.

Geotechnical consultancy Geosphere Environmental has carried out an innovative drilling project on behalf of a client in the eastern region’s busiest waterway.

From left, Ian Edwards, Jacqui Fleming, Simon Carrick Cowlin, Genny Crockett, Terri Davis, Tracy Williams, Lucy Fairman of Peta UK.

A family firm in north Essex which produces implements designed to help people with arthritis and grip difficulties is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

Andy Wood, chief executive of Adnams.

Southwold brewer Adnams has pledged to support the pub industry by freezing its beer prices for the rest of this year.

Samantha Stone from NatWest with John Dang (left) and Sim Mboniswa (right) from Pac k& Send in Colchester.

A new fanchise of Pack & Send, the Australian freight packing and shipping concept which arrived in the UK in 2009, has been launched in Colchester.

Macmillan has been adopted by builders' merchant chain Ridgeons as its chosen charity until the end of 2017.

Regional timber and builders merchant chain Ridgeons has raised £15,254 in the first year of its two-year partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.

Charity evening on the ice at Winter Wondeland in Colchester

Suppliers, small businesses and individuals have “little chance” of getting any of the quarter of a million pounds they are owed from the collapse of Colchester’s outdoor ice rink.

Keith Norman, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ business development manager (back row, centre) launches the company'’s sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has become a sponsor of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative.

Sam Parnell and Max Shelley of Measured Brilliance

Digital Marketing ‘meetup’ group SIMS teams up with Measured Brilliance and Ipswich Borough Council to help businesses in 2016.

developer John Howard

Town centre homes plans for important Ipswich town centre site close to the Waterfront

Matt Hampson
, founder of the Matt Hampson Foundation, which is being supported by Adnams through sales of its limited edition beer Prop Hop.
Photo: Jason Bye

Southwold brewer Adnams has reintroduced its limited edition beer Prop Hop to coincide with the start of this year’s Six Nations rugby championship.

Oil and Gas platform

The energy industry in the East has issued a high-level plea urging the prime minister to support the region “as a matter of urgency”.

Alistair Lang, chief executive of Gotelee Solicitors.

Suffolk law firm Gotelee Solicitors is to expand after agreeing a merger deal involving three offices of Margary + Miller.

Dr Krissie Wilson at UCS on Ipswich Waterfront

With the return of the X-Files and the new Ghostbusters film, there is likely to be a surge in reports of ghosts and other paranormal activity in Ipswich in coming weeks.

Ipswich Cardinals American Football Team has a new sponsorship deal with Bears Bar & Grill.
Charles Manning, Bears owner, with some of the players.

Cardinals holding their Super Bowl Party at Bears

Rob Neill of The Groom's Room with the company's latest trophy at The Wedding Industry Awards.

Wedding menswear business The Groom’s Room at Abigail’s Collection has claimed a top national award for the second year running.

B & Q Anglia Retail Park

Business bosses in Ipswich are hopeful a large retail store in Ipswich can be filled when the B&Q branch at Anglia Retail Park closes in June.

Dragon's Den star Deborah Meaden.

Ipswich-based Where Does It Come From? will by vying with businesses across the country to win an opportunity to receive mentoring from Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden.

A computer-generated image of how the Sizewell complex will look after construction of Sizewell C.

Officials at EDF Energy say they fully expect the Sizewell C nuclear power station to go ahead and expect the trigger for the next stage of its development to take place soon.

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank has pressed ahead with its £1.6billion flotation.

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank has pressed ahead with its £1.6billion flotation after being hit by a last-minute delay.

DONG Energy has made the final investment decision to construct the 1.2 gigawatt (GW) scheme Hornsea Project One off the Yorkshire coast.

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm, which will be able to power more than a million UK homes, has been given the go-ahead.

Essex and Suffolk Water's 
Heidi Mottram at Abberton Reservoir.

Essex & Suffolk Water says it is putting up its average water bill by 4p a week, as it continues its multi-million pound investment programme.

Nik and Kate Forsstrom have taken over the Hare pub in Long Melford

A former Suffolk woman has returned to the county to run a popular village pub.

B & Q Anglia Retail Park

Businesses have expressed interest in filling the B&Q premises in Anglia Retail Park, Ipswich.

Martyn Oakley, Anglian Water’s Director of Customer and Information Services

Anglian Water is putting up customers’ bills by 2p a day to fund a half a billion pound investment programme for the year ahead.

The Kings Head, Gorams Mill Lane, Laxfield.

The firm which owns a historic pub in the heart of a Suffolk village insisted last night that there were no plans to close the venue.

Frank Brumby, eastern region chairman of R3.

More than 30,000 businesses in the East of England were owed money by at least one supplier or customer which went into insolvency last year, according to research by the eastern branch of insolvency trade body R3.

From left, Ashley Minors, director, Peter Foster, managing director, and Nick Chambers, chief executive, of
Hugh J Boswell Insurance Brokers.

Two independent insurance brokers in Bury St Edmunds have each achieved Chartered Insurance Broker Status.

Business Secretary Sajid Javid at the Suffolk Chamber lunch event.

Suffolk business leaders have highlighted the county’s contribution to the UK economy at a meeting with Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

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