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New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

The future of the Upper Orwell Crossing has rapidly become the first major flashpoint of the new political dynamic in Ipswich since the election of Sandy Martin as MP two weeks ago.

Young people from across the region will be able to learn skills putting them at the “cutting edge” of the energy industry after a multi-million pound centre was given the green light.

A west Suffolk “glamping” business has completed work on a new reception base – with the help of support under the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Small Grant Scheme.

The New Anglia Growth Hub, which provides free business support across Suffolk and Norfolk, is looking to partner with commercial landlords to offer their tenants access to appointments with the hub’s advisers.

Proposals to redevelop Ipswich Cornhill and turn it into a showpiece for the town centre look set to be approved by planners this week.

Enterprise advisers from the Suffolk branch of multinational recruitment agency Adecco have won a national award for their work connecting the county’s schools and colleges with the world of work.

A Suffolk social enterprise is among three community schemes to scoop £25,000 from the regional development agency.

They style themselves as East Anglia’s answer to Dragons’ Den – and they are on the lookout for the region’s brightest businesses.

Building firm Forum Contracts is branching out from its Essex roots into Suffolk and Norfolk, under a partnership with the East of England Co-op.

Suffolk’s newly published action plan on climate change has been hailed as a “rallying call” to everyone in the county who wants a “sustainable and flourishing environment.”

Eight community projects across Suffolk and Norfolk are set to help hundreds of disadvantaged people thanks to half a million pounds worth of funding.

With Prime Minister Theresa May due to trigger Article 50 today, East Anglian business leaders have outlined their priorities for the two-year negotiation over the UK’s exit from the EU.

More than 60 delegates took the chance to help shape Suffolk’s response to the Goverment’s proposed industrial stategy at a workshop event held at Wherstead Park, near Ipswich.

Plans to spend nearly £3million on road ‘upgrades’ in Bury St Edmunds could make traffic worse, it has been claimed.

Five new business advisers have joined New Anglia Growth Hub to cope with increasing demand from firms to use its free business support service.

Details of a multi-million-pound project to make travelling in Bury St Edmunds easier for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians have been announced today.

This is the bold new look that is set to be created at Ipswich Cornhill next year after the views of the public – and expert bodies – were taken into account.

Roads across Suffolk – and especially in Ipswich – are set to get a share of a £40m fund to ease the worst junctions.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed East of England Co-op joint chief executive Doug Field as chair of its food, drink and agriculture board.

Manufacturing firms in the region have called for support systems to be less bureaucratic as a new £9.7m funding pot for SMEs in the industry is announced.

The growing reputation of East Anglia’s technology sector has helped attract a pioneering company which aims to revolutionise the processing of financial transactions, including credit card payments.

Business leaders and academics in East Anglia are being invited to help shape the future role of science and technology in addressing long-term issues affecting the sea.

Nearly £10m of European funding is up for grabs for rural businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk in 2017.

Ipswich will receive a share of a £60m school improvement scheme after being identified as a social mobility ‘coldspot’, the government is set to announce today.

The future of nearly 200 jobs in Bury St Edmunds has been secured with the exchange of contracts on a major property deal.

A Beccles company which specialises in ultra-high pressure water is eyeing growth after receiving a grant for new equipment.

The delighted owner of a luxury yacht builder yesterday unveiled an extension which effectively doubles the size of its premises at Ipswich Haven Marina.

A drive to introduce East Anglian food and drink to China’s fast-growing middle class continued this month as industry leaders met to exchange ideas.

Ipswich Building Society has achieved the New Anglia Youth Pledge Marque, recognising its commitment to supporting the education and development of young people.

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