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Travel: Delays and cancellations possible on London to Norwich routes

Rail passengers could face delays on services between London Liverpool Street, Ipswich, Norwich, Braintree and Clacton-On-Sea this morning due to poor rail conditions at Stowmarket.

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Asterbury place, ipswich

Suffolk: Some Care UK staff could see their wages fall by 12% after takeover

Some staff working in county council care homes could see their wages drop by as much as 12% after the takeover by Care UK, their union has claimed.

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Dr Dan Poulter MP

Suffolk: Poulter calls for inspections of all Care UK homes in the county

Suffolk County Council is to stop sending any more residents to new Care UK home in the county until its staff are satisfied by the management of the company’s properties.

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Three people from Suffolk received British Empire Medals at a ceremony at Helmingham Hall, presented by the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Lord Tollemache.
L-R Hilary  Olwyn Ann Hatcher BEM, Ian Langdon Esq BEM, Lord Tollemache, Ms Sandra Margaret Waspe.

Gallery: British Empire Medals for three Suffolk residents

Three Suffolk residents have been awarded British Empire Medals for their work in the local community in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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The staff of Woolpit Health Centre

GP surgery becomes the second in region to win national recognition

A health practice in west Suffolk has become one of only two in East Anglia to be nationally recognised for its excellent patient care.

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Asterbury place, ipswich

Suffolk: Some Care UK staff could see their wages fall by 12% after takeover

Some staff working in county council care homes could see their wages drop by as much as 12% after the takeover by Care UK, their union has claimed.

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Business See all

The North Sea Hotel at Felixstowe which has been sold and likely to be demolished for redevelopment.

Felixstowe: North Sea Hotel acquired by development company

A prime redevelopment site is set to open up in the heart of Felixstowe seafront following the sale of one of the resort’s largest former hotels.

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Bentley Fire Shop has supplied a self-contained containerised biomass boiler system to Colchester Zoo.

Colchester /Great Bentley: Bentley Fire Shop supplies hi-tech biomass boiler system to Colchester Zoo

Bentley Fire Shop, based at Great Bentley, near Colchester, has supplied a fully containerised biomass system to Colchester Zoo.

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Dave Hughes, BT East of England regional director.

East Anglia: BT hires more engineers in drive to improve customer service

BT has announced a further expansion of its engineering workforce in the East of England, taking the number of new jobs created by the telecoms giant in the region since the spring to more than 180.

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Pub company Spirit is poised to accept a takeover offer from Greene King

Bury St Edmunds: Spirit Pub Company set to accept £725m offer from Greene King

Pub company Spirit, whose brands includes the Chef & Brewer chain, is poised to accept an improved takeover proposal from Greene King worth £725million.

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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 & Greeme 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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Environment news

UK Power Networks volunteering team at Bradfield Woods

Bradfield: Power workers have done their bit to help wildlife in the area volunteering to carry out work in the woods

Power workers in Suffolk have done their bit to help wildlife in the area, volunteering to carry out work in Bradfield Woods.

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Features

Josie Hayes is a solicitor , but also a gymnastics coach and trains some of the county's elite gymnasts. L-R Sofia Brooks, Emma Wilkinson, Josie Hayes, Mya Patel and Ruby Keeley.

‘I love what I do’

By the time Josie Hayes reached the tender age of 14, her short career as a gymnast was drawing to a close.

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