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A group of Dutch buyers is set to get a VIP welcome at an East Anglian food and drink showcase as the region strives to encourage more trade with the Netherlands.

Harwich may be set to get an influx of American tourists, as funding has been green-lighted for a ‘digital Mayflower trail’ to mark 400 years since the ship carried the first English passengers to the New World,

Opinion: How to save money on winter heating bills

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Autumn’s gathering pace and it won’t be long before we’re thinking about firing up the central heating again, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

A man who stole handbags, jewellery and cash from elderly people in a month-long crime spree across the region has been jailed for six years.

The summer of 1980 and I’m still a teenager. With room to spare. I don’t bop in public (lack of rhythm, self-conscious, feet with minds of their own) but in a parallel world I’m a lithesome Nureyev, swaying to a post-disco beat.

British machinery manufactured by Ipswich company SCH is helping to maintain the historical De Haar Castle, which is the second most visited castle in the Netherlands. The gothic fairy-tale castle, which was rebuilt from ruins in 1892 until 1912, is surrounded by a 135 acre park containing 7,000 40-year-old trees.

Jonas Knudsen will be with the Denmark side for this weekend’s clash with Wales after contractual dispute between the squad and the Danish FA (DBU) was resolved.

A Norfolk farm that offers work placements for disadvantaged people is now reaping the rewards from its new ‘agroforesty’ planting technique. Clinks Care Farm in Toft Monks is throwing open its doors on Sunday to give members of the public a chance to walk through their new agroforest, as well as to meet their Boer goat kids and new Dexter cattle.

Take a look at some of the criminals that were put behind bars in Suffolk and north Essex courts in August.

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Colchester United defender, Cameron James, has signed on loan for National League side Braintree Town.

It’s 95 years since British film legend Richard Attenborough was born, on August 29, 1923. Sadly, he died in 2014 just before his 91st birthday, but he left a unique legacy of classic films.

In the dark, dark wood, there’s a dark, dark secret: a fantastical beast that’s part giant dog, part muscular bear and part enormous ape – is Suffolk home to the curious Shug Monkey?

When St Elizabeth Hospice announced their latest art trail - Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk - Graham Shemmings was one of the first sponsors to sign up.

The Brexit effect is making UK livestock farmers reluctant to take investment decisions to grow their businesses, an animal feed farm said.

Have a lay-in and wake up to these filling Dutch style pancakes.

Passengers flying to and from Stansted Airport has complained of ruined holiday plans as pilots across five countries strike over pay and working conditions.

Work on the final stretch of Ipswich’s £70million tidal barrier scheme is underway and will be completed by the end of November.

Reg was awarded France’s highest military honour in 2016 and was a top marksman as a tank gunner.

Haulage firm Cargologic, which specialises in deliveries from East Anglia to the rest of the UK, has underlined the importance of the haulage sector after the UK’s exit from the European Union.

It looks like being a great year for East Anglia’s wine producers - and so for wine drinkers.

Setting off on a journey of more than 8,000km with just your bike to carry everything you need may seem an ambitious idea but that’s what the team at Broke.Bike.Mountain intend to do this weekend - and in a heatwave.

In his weekly column, Don Topley takes a look at the RHS cricket festival, now in its 19th year.

Police in Essex are warning residents to stay vigilant after rogue traders posing as cleaners stole from an elderly woman in Holland-on-Sea.

A company’s multi-million pound investment is about to turn Suffolk into a major producer of vine tomatoes.

Should advice about cutting the risk of cancer include avoiding many common chemicals and environmental toxins?

Intricate etchings along with delicate, passionate and time consuming work has gone into creating an imaginative stain-glass lead-lined piece of artwork for the World War I Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.

Ipswich Town have shown an interest in Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham as they look at potential replacements for star stopper Bartosz Bialkowski.

New Ipswich Town signing Trevoh Chalobah is celebrating his 19th birthday today while with the Ipswich Town squad in Spain.

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