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Suffolk Family Carers patron Ruthie Henshall driving the bus

Suffolk Family Carers celebrate after beating £250,000 target for their Eight Days a Week Appeal

A charity is celebrating beating its £250,000 appeal target after a year of fundraising activities.

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County Hall in Chelmsford.

Essex County Council hopes to freeze council tax bills again – but faces £30 million cuts

Essex County Council is facing budget cuts of £30million next April as the authority’s austerity programme is set to continue.

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The injured Peregrine Falcon which was illegally shot is recovering at Lavenham Falconry in Monks Eleigh.

Suffolk and Essex revealed as bird crime hotspots

A new report that lays bare the scale of UK wildlife crime reveals the East of England to be the second-worst region in Britain for the illegal persecution of wild birds.

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Flow Energy chief executive Tony Stiff stands by the boiler that could revolutionise heating.

Energy firm set to create 700 new jobs in Ipswich through launch of ‘game-changing’ gas boiler

An Ipswich-based energy firm plans to create around 700 jobs over the next two to three years as it launches a revolutionary new gas boiler.

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Ian Doyle leaves South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court.

Ipswich paramedic Ian Doyle defrauded ambulance service of nearly £4,500 by falsely claiming overtime payments

A disgraced Suffolk paramedic has been spared jail after embezzling the ambulance service out of nearly £4,500 by fiddling his overtime claims.

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County Hall in Chelmsford.

Essex County Council hopes to freeze council tax bills again – but faces £30 million cuts

Essex County Council is facing budget cuts of £30million next April as the authority’s austerity programme is set to continue.

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Business See all

Flow Energy chief executive Tony Stiff stands by the boiler that could revolutionise heating.

Energy firm set to create 700 new jobs in Ipswich through launch of ‘game-changing’ gas boiler

An Ipswich-based energy firm plans to create around 700 jobs over the next two to three years as it launches a revolutionary new gas boiler.

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An aerial shot of Stowmarket

Police lodge statement opposing The Queen’s Head bid to expand its alcohol licence in Stowmarket

Police are objecting to a pub’s application to extend its alcohol licence, stating incidents where staff have sold drinks to customers who are already intoxicated.

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White Horse Stables

Gallery: Jockey Frankie Dettori’s luxury Newmarket mansion for sale for £2.45 million

Jockey Frankie Dettori have made their home at White Horse Stables, positioned just outside Newmarket - the headquarters of horse racing.

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Last minute Christmas rush in Ipswich Town centre

Colchester: Essex Business School professor unwraps business of a dream Christmas

The organisational efforts behind Christmas outstrip those of any other annual event worldwide, requiring “a vast amount of energy, time and resource”, a business expert says.

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Lowestoft. Picture Nick Butcher

Lowestoft firms at loggerheads over business improvement district

More than 60 businesses have signed a petition opposing the Lowestoft Vision scheme, which was set up in 2013 to improve town centre trade.

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Environment news

clacton sea defences

Rocks being shipped from Norway to create new flood defences between Holland-on-Sea and Clacton

A £36million scheme to improve coastal defences in Essex and protect properties for the next 100 years is progressing quickly.

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White Horse Stables

Gallery: Jockey Frankie Dettori’s luxury Newmarket mansion for sale for £2.45 million

Jockey Frankie Dettori have made their home at White Horse Stables, positioned just outside Newmarket - the headquarters of horse racing.

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