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New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

A trade body for one of Norfolk and Suffolk’s biggest industries is seeking feedback on its proposals to advance the sector’s development.

The final phase of roadworks to improve walking and cycling facilities around the Northgate roundabout in Bury St Edmunds, as part of a £2.75 million scheme across the town, is due to finish on Friday.

A scheme to help businesses to grow and innovate has delivered nearly 250 jobs and £9m of investment in just two years.

A report detailing the potential impact of Brexit on Suffolk and Norfolk has warned that it is “crucial” to retain EU workers because so many of the region’s key industries are reliant on them.

A taskforce set up to support staff at a Sudbury firm after it was earmarked for closure has been criticised by a trade union over its “lack of a coherent blueprint”.

A Suffolk company which offers a novel service to custom colour plastic and aluminium window frames has invested in new kit with the help of a grant from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

National Apprenticeships Week has brought a renewed focus on the apprenticeship levy – but is it having the intended impact on the skills of the region’s workforce?

A marketing campaign to promote Suffolk as a top destination for tourists has reached 1.34 million people.

There are few things more emotive for people than the place that they live and the general environment that their home lies in.

After Ofsted inspectors criticised failures at East Anglia’s main land-based college last summer, its acting principal says her turnaround plan is showing positive signs for the future. Agricultural editor CHRIS HILL reports.

Shortages of labour and materials could hit the economies of Suffolk and Norfolk if Brexit talks go sour, a business report looking at challenges and opportunities says.

Question marks have been raised over the strength of Visit Suffolk’s campaigns to attract visitors to the county, as those funding it fail to commit to cash beyond March next year.

Advanced manufacturing and engineering is going to become an ever-more important sector in East Anglia – and the region’s leaders must do what they can to support its expansion.

An online petition calling for the refurbishment work at Ipswich Cornhill to be suspended before being reviewed has attracted more than 3,000 signatures so far.

Business heavyweight Mark Pendlington is no stranger to crises, having at one time headed up the communications team for the late Conservative politician Cecil Parkinson, during his stormy reign as a cabinet minister under Margaret Thatcher.

The growing Chinese market offers a ‘really good opportunity’ for East Anglia’s food and drink sector, a government official said as he attended an industry event in Ipswich.

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.

Work to rebuild Ipswich’s Cornhill has started this morning.

Work to rebuild Ipswich’s Cornhill starts on Monday – with the borough and its partners promising that the new-look square will bring the “Wow Factor” to the town centre.

Stradbroke-based pet food manufacturer Skinner’s, has welcomed former Aspall Cyder boss Des Smith as its new managing director.

Industry and local government leaders will meet bosses at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) next month to discuss the future of its training centre.

A renewable energy expert has joined the board of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

A major marine science centre on the East Anglian coast has had its request for a £1.4m grant to help renovate its ageing site approved.

Businesses are being invited to help shape the delivery plans for the new Economic Strategy for Norfolk and Suffolk.

The damning findings of an Ofsted inspection earlier this year were “a real wake-up call” for an East Anglian land college, its new chair of governors has admitted.

An under-fire business body which gets tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash a year to boost economic growth in the region will be scrapped.

More than 50 new jobs have been created at a skincare products company in Suffolk which has taken production in-house with support from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growing Business Fund.

More than 130 businesses and individuals in the cultural and creative sector of the economy have received support during the first year of an initiative being delivered across Suffolk and Norfolk.

The multi-million pound project to protect Ipswich Waterfront and town centre from the threat of tidal and storm surges has passed a crucial milestone.

Regional businesses and leaders from the cleantech sector will come together this week to discuss strategies to promote and support green technologies.

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