The owners of a bakery firm in Norfolk and Suffolk have launched a new range of cakes worthy of a Paul Hollywood handshake.

Colleagues have paid tribute to a Norfolk managing director who helped spearhead the Best Employer initiative.

Welcome to the world! Keepers at Africa Alive! in Suffolk are delighted after the birth of a second baby giraffe in less than a month.

A Norfolk boss of a group of inns has taken over a country pub that was home to famous chef Jamie Oliver.

One of Britain’s oldest shoe shops, Clarks, with stores across Norfolk, is preparing to close stores for good.

A recruitment drive for Christmas workers at Debenhams, with a store in Norwich, has sparked an outcry from staff who were recently made redundant.

Fast food chain Pizza Hut, with outlets across Suffolk, has revealed closures which will put 450 jobs at risk.

The company, with shops in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft, Beccles, Sudbury and Newmarket, warned that it could be forced to consider “less favourable alternatives”, which are understood to include liquidation, if creditors do not back its proposals.

Women’s clothing retailer Quiz is keeping 15 stores across the UK permanently closed – including the one in Ipswich.

People eating at home more during lockdown resulted in a spike in sales by almost 20pc for a Norfolk food firm.

A businessman stunned kitchen workers at his Suffolk pub by helping out as a pot washer for a gruelling eight-hour stint.

Tour operator Awaze, which owns Hoseasons, is expanding its HQ in East Anglia with the creation of 40 new jobs.

Center Parcs is reopening its subtropical swimming paradise complex from July 27 – but limited to a certain number of bathers.

Budget airline easyJet is considering cutting more than 700 pilot jobs and closing its bases in the eastern region.

Center Parcs will reopen its village near Thetford from Monday, July 13 – but not some of its most popular attractions.

Tourism chiefs in Norfolk and Suffolk have given their bleakest view yet of the future of their industry – calling for more government support.

The bosses of two of the region’s zoos say the venues are “finished” if the government delays reopening until August.

Retailer John Lewis has revealed Ipswich will be one of the first locations to reopen among a handful of UK branches.

Retailer John Lewis has revealed Norwich will be one of the first locations to reopen among a handful of UK branches.

Banham Zoo in Norfolk and Africa Alive! in Suffolk have announced a “survival business plan”, cutting almost 70 jobs.

The future of 6,000 workers is uncertain after the owners of Bella Italia, Café Rouge and Las Iguanas confirmed plans to call in the administrators.

A former London banker-turned-hotelier is doubling the number of specially prepared ready meals to be sent to the front line.

East Anglian holiday firm Hoseasons has stated it is dealing with tens of thousands of customers who’ve had holidays cancelled.

The famous case of an alleged Suffolk UFO sighting is the focus of a new film – with a Norfolk drone operator playing the ‘alien’.

A former banker who has just bought an inn in Norfolk is aiming to provide 10,000 free meals for NHS workers fighting coronavirus.

The boss of an East Anglian holiday park complex closed because of coronavirus is filling it with nurses, doctors and key workers.

Workers at Holland & Barrett, with shops across the region, have launched a fight to close during coronavirus.

Retailer WH Smith has taken out a £120 million loan to get through the pandemic crisis.

Debenhams is facing administration for the second time in a year.

Catwalk star Claudia Schiffer and her movie director husband have scored a mini victory in a dispute with an East Anglian neighbour.

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