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A Suffolk plating firm which works for customers from around the world has prepared itself for Brexit by gaining key industry accreditations.

A new Tesco Express store looks set to be unveiled at the site of a former pub.

The Suffolk home of a celebrated English artist has attracted interest from four prospective buyers who turned out to be painters - despite not knowing it was once his home.

A gym apprentice has claimed his employer failed to pay his wages in full, leaving him broke and living at the YMCA.

An Ipswich restaurant specialising in Indian and Nepalese cuisine has re-opened - following a challenging few years.

National pub company JD Wetherspoon has submitted a sixth set of plans for a new venue in Felixstowe - and is confident that it has at last found a design which will be acceptable.

Campaigners seeking to stop plans to expand Stansted airport are pinning their hopes on a council meeting on Friday, January 24.

Post-Brexit Britain will benefit from an African trade boom, according to an East Anglian businesswoman.

Department store chain Beales has collapsed into administration - putting the jobs of more than 1,000 people at risk.

Back in 2002, Paul Magnus was proudly celebrating the opening of a new 100,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre for Magnus Group - the logistics operation he founded - at Great Blakenham, near Ipswich.

A young family say they are raring to go after taking over the popular Kesgrave Kitchen.

A multi-award-winning Suffolk pub has been given the go-ahead to expand - despite some concerns that the project would be an overdevelopment and increase traffic on village roads.

A well-established independent shoe shop is leaving Bury St Edmunds' high street - but this is not a story of a business in decline.

The replica Noah's Ark at Ipswich waterfront has opened its doors to business events in the hope of raising awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

A film director who's worked with stars like Samuel L Jackson has chosen to use the region's sugar beet to make a new kind of vodka.

A 29-year-old mum from Sudbury is giving a new lease of life to a police station by opening her "dream" body piercing shop, after years of caring for her late grandmother.

Stansted Airport passengers in Essex will now be able to fly directly to India's biggest city - Mumbai.

Villagers whose properties would be affected by a bypass included in Sizewell C plans, claim energy bosses are trying to pressure them into submission.

It might not quite be a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar - but this entrepreneur is very happy indeed after winning £5,000 to set up his own business in an Apprentice-style competition.

With heart-throb actor Channing Tatum and Brit singer Jessie J no longer item, it could mean the home they rented in the region is up for grabs - Were any of these the couple's former love nest?

Closure plans for a large engineering factory at Sudbury are on track to be completed this year - with the loss of more than 200 jobs.

From rural historic buildings to prime town centre venues, these are the Suffolk pubs which are now available on either a leasehold or freehold basis - some even include accommodation for the next landlord and their family.

The future of the Wild Man pub in Sproughton is uncertain after the popular venue closed its doors unexpectedly.

Two sisters have expressed their delight after the Duchess of Cambridge crowned her pre-birthday celebrations by stepping out wearing a Suffolk fedora.

The secret to designing the perfect Olympic track bike? "Pushing regulations to the limit," says Richard Hill, the Lotus engineer hoping to help Team GB clinch cycling gold this summer.

Around 425 workers at a baby bottle making plant are being offered help to find new jobs as it prepares to close later this year.

Fresh talks are due to be held at Felixstowe docks on Thursday (January 16) after union members voted decisively in favour of strike action.

Nicola Warren meets the people behind two of the county's newest fashion brands.

A store in Ipswich town centre has closed its doors, in the latest blow to the town's high street.

Workers at a Bury St Edmunds-based pubs and brewery giant are preparing for strike action in a row over pay.

An East Anglian MP has called for a replacement of business rates to save high streets after the future of department stores in two of his towns were thrown into doubt.

An IT firm boss has seen demand for its services soar as customers seek ways to cut their administrative burdens.

Builders are set to start work on a good-sized new warehouse on the western edge of Suffolk.

One of the oldest department store chains in Britain could be set to go into administration unless a buyer is found.

The site of a closing car dealership has been put up for sale for £2million - amid rumours a supermarket could take its place.

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