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A couple who travelled the length and breadth of the country earlier this year in search of their first hotel to run together have settled on a historic Suffolk building.

Kings Coaches, an Essex-based coach trip operator, has invested in a new £280,000 coach as part of its efforts to comply with low-emission regulations set by the EU.

East Anglia is known for its rich comic heritage, stretching from the Singing Postman right through to current alternative comedians like John Kearns. Here is a look at 20 comedy stars with links to the region.

A new milkshake drink created by an Essex-based food firm has taken to the skies following a tie-in with a budget airline.

The shortage of carbon dioxide that forced some supermarkets and pubs to ration fizzy drinks sales has not gone away yet.

om Rash and Tristan Blackledge took four wickets apiece as Mildenhall cruised to a rapid sixth-wicket win over Horsford, in a one-sided Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Wamil Way on Saturday.

An Ipswich building firm has officially handed over a £4.5m scheme for a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) garden in Essex.

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Total Car Parks team volunteer to help at the Hats and Hairdos Midnight Walk for St Helena Hospice, Colchester.

One of the major dispensers of gas in East Anglia has described the biggest shortage of carbon dioxide in a decade as the “perfect storm.”

Frinton remain well-placed in joint third spot, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, but they had to dig deep to rescue a draw from Saturday’s topsy-turvy match away at Norwich, despite a seven-wicket haul from Mervyn Westfield.

An Essex-based stainless steel rigging manufacturer has celebrated 10 years in the USA with a sailing trip down the Hudson River in New York.

The Midnight Walk, organised by St Helena Hospice in Colchester, is celebrating its tenth birthday in 2018 and the popular event is the biggest fundraiser in the charity’s packed calendar of events.

Celebrated former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion is backing a fight to save an ancient Essex meadow from developers’ bulldozers.

Two Suffolk farming brothers and an Essex butcher are aiming to feed a million bumblebees this year to help reverse the decline in these vital pollinators.

An Essex-based milkshake firm is toasting a contract to supply three flavours of its product to the Co-op’s Food To Go stores across the UK.

It’s Dementia Action Week, an annual campaign to improve the lives of the UK’s 850,000 sufferers. Sheena Grant reports on a housing initiative that helps couples stay living together after a dementia diagnosis, however bad things get.

Rail timetables on services in many parts of Britain change dramatically on Monday as companies bring in new trains with different service patterns.

Joe Reed and James Stamatis both struck unbeaten centuries as Mildenhall continued their impressive start to the 2018 Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League campaign, with an eight-wicket victory over Norwich on Saturday.

After the boost of a superb six-wicket victory over Vauxhall Mallards the previous weekend, Bury St Edmunds were well beaten by strong opposition in Swardeston, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

From a day on the beach to country walks, shopping and historic homes - Essex is a tourist haven.

Thousands of animal cruelty complaints were investigated by the RSPCA last year – with 14 new welfare concerns looked into every single day across Suffolk and Essex.

A wine seller has revealed £24m investment plans as it aims to drive growth across its business and break the half a billion pound barrier.

An Essex food firm will be showcasing three of its top brands at the Food & Drink Expo at Birmingham NEC on April 16 to 18.

A former city worker who is also the ‘master’ of a gin company has outlined his vision for the year ahead as he takes on the role of High Sheriff of Essex.

Discount retailer Poundland is rolling out the PEP&CO fashion brand to 12 more of its stores across the East of England over the next six months, creating around 60 new jobs.

Orwell Housing Association has set out a plan to deliver an average of at least 100 new affordable homes a year in Suffolk over the next decade.

Humphry Repton, who transformed great East Anglian landscapes, died 200 years ago today. Don Black explores a unique heritage.

An emergency water supply company based in Essex has reported the busiest week in its 22-year history in the wake of the “Beast from the East” and “Storm Emma”.

Lowestoft’s World of Fish and Hughes’s Fish Company in West Mersea, near Colchester, have been shortlisted for an industry accolade.

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