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When Tricia was growing up, and into adulthood, she remembers vividly one particular contraption which became part of her daily duties.

Grade II listed Bawdsey Manor is set to open as a children’s adventure holiday centre this summer after being bought up by the PGL brand.

Jobs will change rather than disappear over the next decade as robots are increasingly used in the world of work, a study has said.

Members of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have taken their case for more investment in the county’s road and rail links to Westminster.

Almost two years worth of roadworks have taken place in Ranelagh Road since 2012, the Star can reveal.

A total of 25 jobs are at risk in Suffolk following the appointment of administrators at footwear retailer Brantano.

The Felixstowe, Woodbridge and Stowmarket branches of NatWest are to close, with the bank blaming a sharp reduction in the number of transactions.

Almost half of financial services workers are now covered by a government plan to tackle gender inequality.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust are recruiting for an unusual kind of intern – someone who will help Ipswich become Britain’s most hedgehog-friendly town.

Half of employers fear they will face a shortage of candidates to fill jobs in the coming year, according to new research.

The development of a new Sizewell C power station on the Suffolk coast could bring hundreds of new jobs to Ipswich, it has emerged.

George Osborne’s growing number of new jobs might be the talk of politics – but there’s one role he won’t be getting . . . new team boss at Norwich City!

The East of England Co-op pulled out all the stops in March as it celebrated 10 years of its highly successful Sourced Locally initiative, which has brought bigger markets to more than 100 of its local suppliers, and increased its sales year on year. Sarah Chambers was at its annual Producer of the Year awards.

The Bury St Edmunds MP has criticised Tesco’s chief executive for the company’s “short-sighted” decision to stop selling sugar produced in the UK as Brexit negotiations loom.

Virtual-reality videos give potential recruits an engineer’s-eye view of work for BT Openreach.

The government is to crack down on companies using self-employed workers to avoid paying sickness pay, pensions contributions and maternity benefits, it has been reported.

Two weeks ago, Chancellor Philip Hammond noted that this was his last Spring Budget as from now on budgets would be in autumn, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

Fifteen East of England locations have been named among the best places to live in Britain – with Woodbridge named as the very best in the region.

The high profile of companies like Deliveroo and Uber has thrust the so-called gig economy into the spotlight.

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

Great Tilkey Honey at Coggeshall scooped the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year 2017 title at its celebrated annual Supplier Supper tonight.

Industrial Water Jetting Systems Ltd (IWJS) are currently looking to fill a range of vacancies across the region.

The Bank of England has kept interest rates on hold at 0.25%, but mounting concern over surging inflation saw one policymaker vote for a hike in the first split decision since last July.

A long-established electrical appliances retailer in Ipswich has gone into liquidation with the loss of six jobs.

Motorists face travel misery in Ipswich this summer after it was announced parts of Woodbridge Road will be closed to traffic heading into the town centre for up to two months due to major gas work.

Campaigners seeking to retain the Kings Head in East Bergholt have lost the battle after Babergh Council granted permission to turn the 400-year-old building into a craft shop and cafe.

Next Monday, March 20 is the International Day of Happiness. Lynne Mortimer asked around to find out what happiness is.

A new JD Wetherspoon pub and hotel named in honour of the area’s Roman history will be opening its doors on Kingsway in Dovercourt on Tuesday, March 28.

Britain’s construction industry could lose almost 200,000 workers if access to the single market is lost in Brexit negotiations, a report warns.

With political events in the UK moving at alarming speed, commentators are still speculating on what leaving the European Union may mean for the housing market and the construction industry.

With the prime minister poised to trigger article 50 and plunge the UK into Brexit negotiations, BETHANY WHYMARK explores the priorities for East Anglian businesses and their views on setting up in the EU.

A Suffolk science teacher believes the growing positive attitude among students towards science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) subjects will lead to more home-grown engineers in the future.

Today Ali Qazimaj has been found guilty of double murder following the deaths of Peter and Sylvia Stuart, of Weybread, last summer.

International Women’s Day this week was a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

A handful of the region’s museums have moved a step closer to securing more than £568,000 in funding to launch an innovative trainee project.

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