A karting centre is offering opportunities to the disabled not only on the track, through its new state-of-the-art kart, but also off the track through a work placement it provides to a young man with a brain injury.

As part of the ongoing work between Innovation Martlesham and Suffolk Coastal District Council, local businesses are invited to a knowledge sharing event taking place next month.

The latest phase of an office development that's part of the University of Essex's Knowledge Gateway research and technology park is now fully let.

A big name retailer is moving into the site of a former Marks and Spencer store in a Suffolk town centre.

French company EDF has reported a sharp drop in UK earnings raising concerns it may consider pulling out of plans to build Sizewell C.

A company with its roots in Ipswich and Colchester is celebrating 100 years in business this month.

A business chamber which is about to celebrate its 80 year anniversary has helped to ensure that a vital community hub can carry on serving its home town.

The director of a new employment agency for drivers in Suffolk says that with Brexit around the corner, the shortage of drivers in the UK is getting to "crisis point".

A Michael Jackson stage costume, a sperm whale penis and a pair of wing tips from a 747 all went under the hammer in Essex this week.

Lidl finally opened the doors to its new supermarket today - its second in a town which is also home to two Aldi stores.

A footwear and fashion retailer which has a 21 stores, including one in Ipswich, has been spared from collapse.

Patisserie Valerie is saved

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The future of the Patisserie Valerie cafes , including those in Ipswich, Bury Saint Edmunds, and Colchester looks to be secure this morning as it has now been bought out of administration.

There was great sadness before Christmas when shoppers in Ipswich noticed the 'closing down' signs outside Peacocks fashion store, and assumed that the store was soon to close. But two months later, and the fashion shop still seems to be going strong.

It seemed for a while that there was a new vaping store opening up on every street corner, filling the void left when other retailers shut down. But now some people believe that the market for vaping is getting overcrowded.

A big-name retail chain has raised concerns over potential post-Brexit disruption at deep sea ports sparking worries over the impact of leaving the EU on Britain's biggest container port of Felixstowe.

Machines that make a new kind of paper bottle which could revolutionise the packaging industry and help to purge the environment of plastic rubbish are being built in Suffolk.

A popular village pub has just thrown open its doors to its punters again following a six-figure makeover.

Suffolk's picturesque towns and villages are already firmly established on the tourist map for British visitors. But after Brexit, could the Yanks also be enticed to flock to the county?

Parkdean Resorts, which runs holiday parks in Suffolk and Norfolk, has announced what's new in 2019 - and it might be make caravan parks seem more luxurious than you'd expect.

It's one of the contradictions of Brexit Britain that while the numbers of international students at the University of Essex has increased significantly since the EU referendum, the numbers of British students choosing to learn a modern foreign language there has fallen sharply.

The owner of a leading Suffolk hotel and restaurant group has won a landmark case in his battle against excessive business rates.

Despite the retail slump, an upmarket clothing brand is opening a new store in Ipswich.

Stansted Airport is poised to add another new route, as January got off to a flying start with a record breaking 1.9m passengers.

A new study predicts that Ipswich's economy will be the fifth fastest-growing in the UK six months after Brexit.

The future of a private jet hangar which claims to be one of the largest of its kind in the world seemed to be sealed when liquidators were appointed last month. But the company has managed to rise from the ashes.

A man who faces losing his £135,000 investment after a holiday park operator went bust is now struggling with severe anxiety after receiving a demand for site fees on lodges he cannot use, or rent out.

With the drastic changes going on in how and where we shop, the town centres even a decade from now will probably look very different to how they do today.

Two waste management companies, one of which has been running for 27 years, have both collapsed in Ipswich.

The director of two waste management companies in Ipswich has explained the reasons why they went bust.

An Essex wall and flooring company that had been trading for two decades has gone into liquidation.

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