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Athletics correspondent CARL MARSTON highlights some terrific results for Suffolk athletes at the English U-23/U-20 Champs and Anglian Schools Champs

When pupils complained no-one wrote books about children like them, teacher Hayley Long turned novelist. Now she is a full-time, award-winning writer, living in Norfolk with her next two books set in Suffolk

Comedy royalty spent two nights under canvas at a luxury camping site in Norfolk while they filmed their new BBC comedy about angling. On which note, two parrots were sitting on a perch. One said to the other ‘Can you smell fish?’

Can’t get enough of the World Cup? Here’s how to fill the next few weeks with more football and Russia

The productivity puzzle has bedevilled the country for a decade – but new research suggests firms are still be refusing to face up to the problem.

The East Anglian Book Awards are back for an 11th year, celebrating the region’s writing talent. Trevor Heaton reports.

Where is your business on the workplace wellbeing journey?

Young Milly Presland was the first female finisher at Saturday’s Clacton Seafront parkrun, held in warm conditions on the promenade.

The Archers’ Tim Bentinck remembers getting up to no good during school holidays in Norfolk, why writing comes easier in the county and laments the loss of rural railways.

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

East Anglia will help lead a multi-million pound project to boost enterprise training and job opportunities for thousands of social housing residents on both sides of the Channel.

The technology and digital sector is on the rise in East Anglia as shown by last year’s TechNation report which showed it supports more than 17,000 jobs in Norwich and Ipswich alone.

Suffolk writer Matt Gaw’s debut book The Pull of the River sets a riverine course well outside the comfort zone

Some TV highlights for Easter weekend and next week - from Ant and Dec without Ant to Agatha Christie, Dave Allen’s f-bomb to Cunk on Britain, Patrick Kielty talking about his father’s death at the hands of the UFF to real-life crime and shows with days in their title.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond!), running in different parkruns. This time he heads to Colney Lane, Norwich

East Anglia is as attractive to readers as it is to writers, with a busy calendar of literary events, many drawing in big name authors and guest speakers. Here’s our pick of this year’s events.

The University of Suffolk’s ability to recruit international students and staff has significantly improved since it gained independent status, its recruitment chief has said.

The battle to engage more girls in technical subjects is beginning to bear fruit – but leading figures in the industry in East Anglia say engagement and outreach will be key to bringing up the numbers.

For more than 18 months, Brexit has been the biggest issue in the business landscape – but what will it mean for small businesses? And how are they coping with it now?

Hundreds of lecturers and other campus staff angry over proposed changes to pensions are this week staging the first two days of a planned 14-day strike, lasting until mid-March, at the University of Essex. See a full list here.

Some of the region’s most innovative manufacturing businesses are at the NAAME 2018 conference today. We take a look at some of the companies using technology to break new ground.

Could a focused six-hour working day be the key to keeping staff energised, efficient and productive? Bethany Whymark spoke to a Norwich company which has embraced the Swedish concept of lagom – doing “just the right amount”.

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The actor, who was born in Ipswich, plays Captain Stanhope in a new film version of R.C. Sherriff’s 1923 play set in the trenches, directed by Saul Dibb. They tell Simon Parkin about a film that marks the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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.

One of Ipswich Hospital’s most experienced and respected doctors has been awarded an honorary professorship.

In the not too distant future, barring accidents and other catastrophes, will it be possible to live for hundreds of years? Some scientists certainly think so. Sheena Grant reports on the hunt for a ‘cure’ for ageing and gets the views of an East Anglian academic.

The University of Essex is among more than 60 institutions set for strike action next month over pensions – however staff at the University of Suffolk are not expected to take part.

Despite a rocky Christmas for the UK’s high streets East Anglia escaped relatively unscathed, according to retail experts.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond!), running in different parkruns.

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