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Hundreds of Suffolk Constabulary civilian staff face an anxious wait this week to discover the impact of a multi-million pound cost-cutting programme.

Construction team reviewing blueprints together. Library image.

Residents have been objecting to plans for up to 135 new homes in Mistley.

A British Airways aircraft takes off behind a number of British Airways tail fins at Heathrow Airport.
Photo: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire

The City will this week study the effect of the Paris and Egypt terror attacks on November passenger traffic at British Airways and easyJet, and will assess the recovery of Merlin Entertainments since the summer rollercoaster crash at its Alton Towers theme park.

The Leading Lives team receive their tropy at the Social Enterprise UK Awards in London.

Ipswich-based Leading Lives has been named Health and Social Care Social Enterprise of the Year at the Social Enterprise UK Awards.

Robert Hughes, managing director of Hughes Electrical, and Andy Yallop, store manager, at the company's new branch in Bury St Edmunds.

Hughes Electrical has opened the doors of its new store in Bury St Edmunds following a £200,000 investment which has also created six new jobs, doubling the size of its workforce in the town.

A file picture of the Sanofi factory in Haverhill.

More than 50 jobs are to be axed at the Haverhill site of pharmaceutical group Sanofi.

Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere at the former sugar beet factory site off Sproughton Road.

A new Enterprize Zone involving 10 development sites across East Anglia, with the potential to create 18,500 jobs, was announced by Chancellor George Osborne today.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivering his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons
Photo: PA Wire

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review today divided opinion between unions employers.

Undated handout photo issued by ITV of Kieron Dyer who has been revealed as one of the contestants for I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! 2015. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 10, 2015. Also among the 10-strong line-up is Diana Princess of Wales biographer Lady Colin Campbell, fashion guru Susannah Constantine, Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, TV personality Yvette Fielding, X Factor choreographer Brian Friedman and Union J's George Shelley. See PA story SHOWBIZ Celebrity. Photo credit should read: ITV/PA Wire

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Kieron Dyer was given a rare night of luxury after winning a stay at the Jungle Boutique Hotel, but tensions are running high in the I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here camp.

Andy Fisk and Ian Tooke are the new  joint managing directors at JR Executive Travel.

Suffolk-based JR Executive Travel has been acquired in a buy-out deal valuing the business at £1.8million.

Clear-up after travellers in London Road, Clacton

People who give work to travellers are only encouraging them to stay longer – and risk paying twice, according to a senior councillor.

Charlie Jordan, project manager for the East Anglia One windfarm.

Lowestoft is to benefit from thousands of new jobs and millions of pounds of economic investment following confirmation that the town will be the long-term operational base for the East Anglia One offshore windfarm.

Future50 launch. Left to right, Hollie Lambert from Progress Recruitment, Laura Rycroft from Progress Recruitment and Sally Harding from Liquid11.

Members of the new look Future50 were revealed at a launch meeting held at Redwell Brewery in Norwich on Wednesday.

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Moves to slash costs helped limit the decline in underlying operating profits, which fell by 2% to £342million in the six months to September 27.

Richard Smith, Suffolk County Council's cabinet member for finance.

Suffolk County Council is being urged to cut a further £73m from its budget over the next two years – which will lead to the loss of up to 400 jobs across the authority.

ScottishPower Renewables chief executive Keith Anderson.
Photo: Chris James

ScottishPower Renewables has sumbitted plans for another major windfarm off the Suffolk coast, potentially supporting thousands of jobs.

Terry Butcher

Professional football has been in the blood of Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher, quite literally, for almost 40 years.

Daryl Murphy with the match ball after getting his hat-trick at Rotherham.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has hailed Daryl Murphy’s goalscoring return and believes the striker’s renaissance is the perfect fillip for the promotion-chasing Blues.

Sudbury in Bloom previously received the Gold award in the competition

Green fingered Sudbury residents are being urged to dig out their trowels and help beautify their town in time for an Anglia in Bloom comeback next summer.

Nick Alexander

An outpouring of sympathy has been expressed from within the rock music community following the death of Colchester man Nick Alexander in Friday night’s Paris terror attacks.

Ridgeons' new Plumbstock branch in Diss.

Regional builders merchant Ridgeons has opened a third branch of its new plumbing and heating brand, PlumbStock.

Lord Heseltine,, who is to head up a new inward investment programme aimed at helping find jobs for Teesside's steelworkers.

A new inward investment programme aimed at helping find jobs for steelworkers in a region hit by a wave of redundancies is to be chaired by Lord Heseltine.

Tollgate Village - artist's impression

A planned shopping and leisure development on the edge of Colchester could cause the town centre to stagnate according to a new report.

A Eurofighter Typhoon at BAE Systems' Warton Aerodrome in Lancashire.
Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Aerospace and defence group BAE Systems and engine maker Rolls-Royce have both warned of job losses amid weakening demand.

Alison Andreas, principal and chief executive at the Colchester Institute, scales the new training tower

Towers might be more associated with Hogwarts than schools in the Muggle-world but the Colchester Institute has recently opened a new training facility which includes a 52ft structure.

HM Revenue & Customs is to replace most of its local offices with a network of new regional centres.

The long-term future of more than 800 jobs in Suffolk and north Essex is in doubt under plans to close nearly 140 HM Revenue & Customs offices across the country.

Teachers will be recruited from southern Europe

A campaign to lure Europe’s brightest graduates to our region is being launched today to tackle the teacher recruitment crisis facing our schools.

Local government Secretary Greg Clark will make the final decision on devolution - will he tell the region's councillors that they have to be more ambitious?

I’ve been listening to the arguments on devolution that have been coming forward from Suffolk and Norfolk for months now – and it’s time for an uncomfortable truth to be realised.

UK Power Networks' offices in  Ipswich.

The company responsible for operating the electricity distribution network across the East of England has warned that around 200 jobs are at risk.

Tristram Mayhew  of Go Ape receives the company's National Business Awards trophy from Natalie Calvert  founder and managing director of Calcom Group, which sponsored the Customer Focus category.

Suffolk-based high-wire forest adventure company Go Ape has been named among the winners in the 2015 National Business Awards.

Jennie Jenkins, leader of Babergh District Council.

Two Suffolk councils are investing £1million each in the launch of a partnership with Funding Circle, which helps businesses to access finance independent of their banks.

Stowmarket. (Picture by Mike Page)

Proposals have been put forward to create a £5million technical hub complex in a Suffolk town.

The highest earner in a non-clinical position was at the East of England Ambulance Trust, according to the report

There are more than 650 senior NHS workers across Suffolk and north Essex earning more than £100,000 – including nearly 50 in non-medical roles.

The Fairline testing facility in  Ipswich.

Fairline Boats has warned of “significant” redundancies alongside proposals for a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) with its creditors.

Ipswich Independent Busines of the Year Winner Sophia Norris of Pocketwatch & Petticoats receives her award from Fiona Wright of Ipswich Central, Ipswich Central board member Cathy Frost and last year's winner, Semra Avcikaya of Alaturka Restaurant.

A day out with her mum shopping and exploring the town of Ipswich in April changed Sophia Norris’ life.

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