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East Anglian turkey producers are battling to adjust to the new realities of a Covid Christmas as the traditional feast is downsized.

There are now more than 30 places to get your Costa Coffee fix in Ipswich, as the coffee shop market continues to grow – but how are independent cafes standing out from the big chains?

Proposals to increase lorry trips in and out of Hadleigh Quarry by around 1,500% have been blocked by planners.

Union bosses are calling for the government to step in and help beleaguered aviation workers as up to 98 baggage handlers at Stansted airport face the axe.

Fewer flights from Stansted could have a huge impact on the region’s economy, it has been warned - as a further spate of job cuts hit the airport.

An HR specialist is set to play a lead role in the Suffolk and Norfolk economy at “a tough point in time” for the region’s businesses.

A former Port of Felixstowe boss has taken on a key role with the port owners.

The former boss of a holiday park firm has been banned from running companies for 14 years after investors were left more than £19m out of pocket.

The new rules governing how pubs open are unlikely to affect one of Britain’s smallest pubs, according to its owner.

A 200-year-old Hadleigh store with extensive planning permission has been put on the market for £3.4million.

Past recessions suggest Suffolk and Norfolk could escape the worst of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a business chief says as he steps down from a critical role for the counties’ economy.

A landlord has dubbed the new 10pm curfew for pubs “another blow” for an industry already hit hard by Covid-19 - but says she welcomes tough action against venues breaking the rules.

The creditors of regional media firm Archant, which publishes this newspaper, have voted to approve the Company Voluntary Arrangement proposal put forward by the business on September 1, 2020.

A scheme to revive historic parts of a coastal town will begin next month.

Pubs, bars and restaurants in England will be forced to close by 10pm from Thursday, Boris Johnson is set to announce.

More than 30 Suffolk business and education leaders have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging the government to recognise the “urgency” of approving the Sizewell C project.

The boss of a Suffolk gastropub has accused the government of using the hospitality industry as a scapegoat, after Matt Hancock did not rule out closing England’s pubs this weekend.

A private jet maintenance firm owned by a billionaire Nigerian prince is refusing to pay former staff hundreds of thousands of pounds in court-ordered redundancy payouts, it is alleged.

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be “the final nail in the coffin” for many manufacturers in the East of England already struggling to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the sector has warned.

‘One of the best houses in Suffolk’ is on the market and it has its own classically inspired folly plus a private airstrip.

Business leaders from across the county have backed this newspaper’s calls to ‘Leave Suffolk out of it’ – with one boss saying a second lockdown could mean thousands of job losses.

Major union Unite has called on the government to approve plans for Sizewell C nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast - arguing that 10,000 jobs are “in the balance” over the project.

The government has said it is exploring financing options for Sizewell C after plans were scrapped for a nuclear power station in Wales.

Sir & Co of Aldeburgh has battled through the coronavirus crisis to be nominated for a top industry award.

The leader of Ipswich Borough Council is among more than 1,000 Labour councillors and mayors across the UK who have written to Boris Johnson urging him to rethink plans to end the furlough scheme.

The east’s energy sector believes it could provide a major boost to UK’s economic recovery as efforts continue to achieve ambitious net-zero targets.

A former government minister has secured a job at Felixstowe and Harwich ports which will see him paid £100,000 per year for seven hours work each week, according to official documents.

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

John Lewis Partnership staff are set to miss out on their annual bonus for the first time since 1953 as the group gears up for store closures.

Business leaders across East Anglia have called for the government to consider extending their coronavirus support schemes to protect livelihoods in the East.

An Ipswich house that was previously used as a cannabis farm is up for sale at auction – complete with its unusual aroma.

Economic output in the East of England is set to recover faster than the UK average in 2021, a study suggests.

Business leaders are expressing their disappointment at the news that Waitrose is to pull out of the Corn Exchange in Ipswich town centre.

The Waitrose supermarket in Ipswich Corn Exchange is closing, putting 16 staff at risk of redundancy.

Stansted airport saw cargo volumes soar this year – partly fuelled by a huge surge in online buying amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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