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Bury St Edmunds will have a new MP in May next year.

Four on Bury St Edmunds Tory shortlist

Four candidates – three of them women – have reached the shortlist to become Conservative candidate for Bury St Edmunds at next year’s general election.

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Adult cabbage stem flea beetle (c) Dewar Crop Protection

UK/East Anglia: Cabbage stem flea beetle wreaks damage to winter oilseed rape crop

Beetle damage has contributed to estimated losses of 3.2% of the winter oilseed rape area in England and Scotland, according to a snapshot report commissioned by the levy payers’ organisation Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA).

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Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease at his home in Suffolk, aged 71. Photo: Yui Mok/PA.

Tributes pour in after Jack Bruce, known for his work with Eric Clapton in 1960s group Cream, dies at home in Suffolk

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease at his home in Suffolk, aged 71.

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Jane Galvin, Barclays' managing directorfor the eastern region, and Guy Longhurst, managing partner of Ellisons Solicitors.

Essex: Ellisons and Barclays celebrate 250 years of partnership

Essex: Barclays has hosted a dinner at its global headquarters in London for 15 partners of Essex law firm Ellisons.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Calls for harsher punishments for rogue traders in Suffolk

Calls for rogue traders in Suffolk to be hit with harsher sentences have been made after a known fraudster avoided a jail term for his latest crime.

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Politics See all

Bury St Edmunds will have a new MP in May next year.

Four on Bury St Edmunds Tory shortlist

Four candidates – three of them women – have reached the shortlist to become Conservative candidate for Bury St Edmunds at next year’s general election.

Read full story »

Business See all

Jane Galvin, Barclays' managing directorfor the eastern region, and Guy Longhurst, managing partner of Ellisons Solicitors.

Essex: Ellisons and Barclays celebrate 250 years of partnership

Essex: Barclays has hosted a dinner at its global headquarters in London for 15 partners of Essex law firm Ellisons.

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Birkett Long HR adviser Liz O’Mahony and HR administrator Jo Calver and colleagues celebrate the firm's gold Investors in People award.

Essex: Investors in People gold award for law firm Birkett Long

Law firm Birkett Long, which has offices in Colchester, Chelmsford and Basildon, has joined the exclusive ranks of employers to have received a gold Investors in People (IiP) award.

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Bee Kemball of logistics company Debach.

Suffolk: Bee Kemball of logistics company Debach to speak at launch of Grant Thornton Suffolk Ltd report

Bee Kemball, managing director of logistics company Debach, will be guest speakier at the launch on November 11 of Grant Thorton’s Suffolk Ltd report.

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Angus & Sally Scobie of E E Ulph & Co Ltd, winners of the BALE award presented by Jonathan Long, Agricultural Partner at Ashton KCJ.
Suffolk Agricultural Awards Dinner on 23-October-2014 at Trinity Park
Picture: Stephen Waller 
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Awards night celebrates enterprising farmers

Farmers from Hampshire were full of praise for Suffolk’s agricultural sector at a celebration of the county’s and region’s farm businesses on Thursday.

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Lorries carrying the new corporate identity of AJN Steelstock

Kentford: New look and record trade fro AJN Steelstock

Steel stockholder AJN Steelstock, based at Kentford, near Newmarket, has completed a company-wide rebrand aimed at helping it to build on a record period of growth.

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Environment news

Great Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm off Suffolk.

Suffolk: Jobs blow as Galloper wind farm project is shelved

Major disappointment has been voiced after it was revealed the Galloper offshore wind farm – expected to be worth £20million to Suffolk’s economy and create 850 jobs – has been shelved.

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Features

River swimming with Matt Gaw.

Outside swimming enjoys a revival in Suffolk but where is the best place to take a dip this autumn?

As Suffolk and Essex’s rivers and lakes return to full health, it’s not just wildlife that is heading back to the water. Matt Gaw looks at the rise of wild swimming and the best places to take a dip this autumn.

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