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Love One gift shop, Ipswich is a regional finalist in the The Greats retail awards

The humble staff canteen has been much maligned over the years, but a good canteen is a thing of beauty that can bring workers together and increase productivity. Is it time for us to rethink our attitudes about canteens?

Five pupils from the school have been offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.

Phil Quickenden has been on the receiving end of some gentle ribbing from colleagues in the Suffolk police control room lately.

Two men and two women who became involved in a brawl at an Ipswich hotel after having too much to drink have been told they may get suspended prison sentences when they are sentenced next month.

Wolf Hall, the story of Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII, is one of great historical dramas of recent years. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke talks to director James Hayward about the Gallery Players regional premiere and how they have brought Wolsey back home

A pig farmer from north Essex has launched a campaign to remove the term ‘pig-out’ from the dictionary as he claims it is “derogatory” to pigs.

Copleston High School has received an updated Ofsted rating after the education watchdog visited for the first time since 2013. See the full report here and the principal’s reaction.

Lin Bensley tells the story of one of East Anglia’s greatest novelists - Harold W ‘Jack’ Freeman - and why we should rediscover his work.

Four people have appeared in court charged with affray, following an alleged brawl at an Ipswich hotel.

In a blog, Professor Anthony Forster, vice-chancellor of the University of Essex, explains why he disagrees with Universities UK’s position on USS pension reform.

Forget London or Birmingham – a new report has named Edinburgh as the UK’s most attractive city for inward investment.

Music industry professionals in Suffolk have warned that a “long, sober look” is needed at supporting live music venues across the country, as a new national survey reveals threats to the future of some spaces.

Charles Michell furthers the memory of Mary and Margaret Thompson, who lived in Eye for almost 30 years after their roles in getting the vote for women 100 years ago.

Courtney Senior is one of those players who plays with a smile on his face. He clearly loves playing football, and he has a potentially exciting career ahead of him.

East Anglia’s land agents see farming evolving further into a highly professionalised industry with a high degree of technical expertise. Sarah Chambers reports on their predictions for farming in 
the mid-2020s and beyond

Ben Stevenson netted only the third League goal of his short career, to mark his Colchester United debut in perfect style against Newport County on Saturday.

Suffolk athlete Ruby Vinton surged to a sensational victory at the annual South of England Cross Country Championships, held at Stanmer Park in Brighton last weekend.

The burgeoning electric vehicle industry presents an “exciting opportunity” for the East of England to strengthen its economic relationship with China, according to an enterprise leader.

As Easton and Otley College prepares to host an event promoting farming’s ‘human capital’, its apprenticeship ambassador, Nicole Currie, argues that it pays for farmers to invest in staff as well as their ‘big kit’. However, too many are neglecting this vital part of their business which will be crucial for its future viability, she says

A gas fitter who crashed has van on the way home from an 11-hour Boxing Day binge has been handed a suspended jail term.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond!), running in different parkruns. This week he tackles Linford Wood parkrun

Hopes of developing through rail services between Ipswich and the south west of England are still being considered – despite fears that a new cross-country rail link may only be for commuter services.

Lavenham, Long Melford, Hadleigh, Clare and Sudbury are ideal for a day out or as a picturesque base while exploring the region. Here we offer a quick guide to the individual charms of each of these dyed in the wool Suffolk classic attractions.

Ipswich Town U18 Academy boss Alan Lee is hoping his young charges can keep up the proud Blues tradition of success in youth football, with victory against Dagenham & Redbridge in the FA Youth Cup Fourth Round tonight, at Portman Road, 7pm ko.

What do you think when you hear the phrase “Essex girl”? - writes Lauren Hockney.

Technological change won’t provide the swift answers UK agriculture needs to address its problems, a farmers’ leader has warned.

We need to be more mindful of our shopping habits, what we buy and what we throw away.

East Anglian farmers were encouraged but cautious this week as environment secretary Michael Gove spelt out his vision for UK farming post-Brexit in a conference speech.

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