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Norfolk and Suffolk are renowned for their local food producers the recent Local Flavours event was a chance for Ed Savory, head of food sector at law firm Birketts, to get a taste.

Scores of Dachshund owners barking mad for their four-legged friends flocked to Southwold for a sponsored walk to support sausage dogs in crisis.

Many of them may not have made it as racehorses but that doesn’t mean the 7,000 thoroughbreds who leave the sport each year have nothing to offer. Sheena Grant finds out about the work of the charity Retraining of Racehorses and one horse in particular, making her name in a very different kind of racing.

The easy living of summer is almost gone. It’s time for horse owners to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter. Sheena Grant has some time and labour-saving tips to see you through the coming months.

From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science

Find quality care recruitment services for employers and individuals at Care Careers East in Needham Market.

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.

I’ve tried to pitch it as ‘Silence of the Lambs meets The Matrix’, says Lee Francis, who’s written the book with Simon Scarrow

We all know good nutrition is important for health but how many of us realise just what can happen if our children don’t get the vitamins and minerals their bodies need? Sheena Grant learns more from Lucinda Miller, who will be sharing her expertise with parents at an event in Ipswich on September 18.

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

We’ve enjoyed stunning weather this summer but if it’s a sign of things to come as the climate warms there could be unexpected, and deadly - consequences. Sheena Grant reports on why horse owners are being advised to learn about African Horse Sickness.

Follow the food fans in the know to a corner of Norfolk where the very best of the county is being showcased at an annual show which is a must for those who love the very best produce from North Norfolk. Here’s what you can look forward to at 2018’s North Norfolk Food Festival.

East Anglian agricultural students will be pitting their skills against some of the best in Europe as they battle it out at farming’s equivalent of the Olympics.

A summer holiday is the perfect time to catch up on the horsey reading you may not have had time for during the rest of the year. Sheena Grant suggests some books to try, along with a few suggestions aimed at younger fiction fans.

A line-side fire caused widespread delays as a limited train service ran between Ipswich and Colchester stations.

The UK is facing a horse welfare crisis that has left equines suffering and welfare charities at bursting point. Sheena Grant reports.

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

After 21 years as World Horse Welfare field officer there’s very little that can surprise Jacko Jackson but plenty that still makes every day rewarding and worthwhile.

A trained nurse who was appointed to lead Suffolk mental health services has told of her ambitions to deliver quality care.

American dreams

Thursday, July 5, 2018

July 4 is America’s Independence Day - here are ways to celebrate our Special Relationship

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.”

Flint Vineyard unveils its exciting new wine.

East Anglia entrepreneur launches postal cake business.

Scores of bikers took to the region’s roads today under the blazing sunshine to raise money to support unwell children.

The Queen has opened three of her favourite royal residences to camera crews to mark the 30th anniversary of Countryfile - includng Sandringham in Norfolk. What can we expect to see when the team descend on one of the Royal Family’s most treasured estates?

Writer Richard Curtis had concerns that calling his new film “Suffolk Lad” may have brought some pronunciation issues, but as reporter MICHAEL STEWARD found out there is a Suffolk and Norfolk on both sides of the pond.

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.

The Suffolk Show will be rolling out the pink carpet as independent clothing labels provide a draw for the event’s dedicated fashionistas.

East Anglian bean to bar chocolate maker scoops accolades at 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards.

Meghan Markle has roots in Norfolk and Suffolk it emerged today.

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