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From a Georgian nipple shield to a diamond dustpan - The former presenter of the popular BBC show Bargain Hunt is flogging his exotic collection of antiques in Essex.

A Suffolk-based garden centre chain’s profits were halved last year after it was hit by unfavourable exchange rates and increased costs.

WorldSkills UK, the education and skills charity, has announced the appointment today of the Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand as the new Chair of the WorldSkills UK Board.

With Christmas around the corner, Suffolk has retail temp jobs a plenty - but which jobs in other sectors are getting increasingly tough to fill?

A 10-strong group of councillors will decide on plans to expand Stansted Airport at a crunch meeting today (Wednesday, November 14).

Unemployment in the East of England has dropped slightly, falling by 1,000 to stand at 100,000 in the last quarter.

An Ipswich-based law firm operating across the East of England has promoted 35 of its most talented lawyers.

Staff at Tendring District Council-run leisure centres are getting ready to go the extra mile in aid of Children in Need – some literally.

Suffolk-based digital voucher provider Pressi has launched a new scheme to provide companies with a flexible reward and incentive scheme, Pressi Corporate Choice.

Independent builder Stephen Lee from S R Lee Ltd, Brundish has been crowned the East Regional Winner in the Small Builder category in the third round of NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2018 for his new build homes in Stradbroke, Eye.

There is a new name in men’s fashion in Ipswich - Uniform Research in Queen Street.

Restoring a village pub that was once John Peel’s favourite watering hole has been a labour of love for two families in Rattlesden, who couldn’t bear to see their local pub falling into a state of disrepair.

Greene King’s Yardbird Pale Ale has been named the best ale at the Grocer Drink Awards 2018 winning the gold award in the Ale & Others category, for its American-style ale.

Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has been shortlisted in the 2018 National Enterprise Network (NEN) Awards.

The Ipswich-based Volvo retailer, Donalds Garage has celebrated the opening of their new multi-million-pound showroom at Futura Park.

And despite now being at the helm of one of Suffolk’s most exciting, pioneering tech firms, which is an Archant ‘Future 50’ company, he was “absolutely not” interested in science as a child.

Ipswich is expected to have one of the fastest-growing city economies in the UK in the three months following the scheduled date for leaving the EU, according to a new report.

The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall was transformed into the Downton Abbey Ballroom on Saturday, as 200 guests commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Armistice at a charity ball raising funds for the ABF, The Soldiers’ Charity.

Haulier and logistics company DW Clark & Sons has taken delivery of two new DAF CF 480 FTG trucks to meet the requirements of its growing business, as it celebrates 50 years.

A United Nations (UN) official has visited Jaywick Sands in Clacton as part of a mission to find out more about poverty in the UK.

As part of their successful PLACE21 scheme West Suffolk College has created a unique Gold club programme.

Samuel Shutlar, the director of the building firm Samuel David Construction, which went under this summer with debts of more than £1m, has been declared bankrupt.

Spending Remembrance Sunday with the crowds in Colchester was poignant for me, not only because of what it was – a remembrance of the fallen – but also because it was so moving to be united in shared sentiment with members of my town’s community.

Job vacancies are becoming harder to fill as fewer migrants want to work in the UK, according to a report.

Manufacturing confidence has plummeted to its lowest level in more than a year, according to a new report.

As increasing workload is leading to 90% of healthcare professionals in Essex to experience considerable or high pressure.

Shoppers in Bury St Edmunds are being encouraged to cast their votes for community groups which support serving military personnel, veterans and their families in a special round of Tesco funding.

During cupboard clear-outs, staff at Thompson & Morgan recently came across a rare vintage archive of Thompson & Morgan seed catalogues, including those that were printed during the First World War.

A Suffolk barbers will offer free haircuts in exchange for charity donations for a men’s health charity when it opens its doors next week.

A market is not set to close despite footfall struggles, council leaders have insisted as they unveiled a series of fresh measures outlined to boost the number of customers.

Suffolk council chiefs have been accused of playing “backdoor politics” to push through proposals for a massive substation in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

There has been a revolution in the way we use our town centres in the last five years – and with a growing number of high street chains currently struggling to make a profit, there is likely to be a wave of more change on the horizon.

James Walker of Resolver.co.uk offers his top tips for getting in shape before the New Year rush - and saving a few pounds as you drop a few pounds.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is hosting an important meeting where businesses across West Suffolk can discuss their current and future needs for employment and development land.

T’is the season to be jolly, with the next South East Bloggers Club (SEBC) approaching on Thursday November 22 and hosted by Boadicea Bar & Restaurant in Colchester,

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