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A new Jamaican restaurant is due to open in Ipswich next month, with authentic cuisine on the menu.

An historic hall and equestrian facility which was once home to what’s believed to be the largest privately-owned yard of National Hunt horses in the country is up for sale, with a guide price tag of £2.95m freehold.

A Suffolk farming family is celebrating the sale of its residential care home diversification to an established operator.

A Suffolk cider entrepreneur, who, along with his brother built up the brand to become nationally acclaimed, is branching out with a new non-alcoholic drinks range.

The Spa at Bedford Lodge has launched its new wellbeing in the workplace pop-up. This is how the initiative could benefit your working day…

A publicly-funded team is working across Norfolk and Suffolk to drive economic growth and help the region’s businesses to grow and create jobs.

An East Anglian farmers’ leader is cautioning against creating a post-Brexit divide between those able to afford food reared and grown to a high standard in the UK and those who can’t.

Blakenham Nursery, a glasshouse growing scheme which began just four years ago on the outskirts of Ipswich, is now about to become a reality as the first tomato plants arrive in December 2018, ready to be cultivated and harvested.

Easton and Otley College was dealt a body-blow when Ofsted inspectors rated it ‘inadequate’ for the second year in a row in a hard-hitting report published on November 12, 2018, but the college leadership remains determined to turn it around.

Like Henry VIII, modern-day politicians continually invent new ways of taxing their citizens.

This week, financial columnist Peter Sharkey looks at how equity release could solve your downsizing dilemma.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Many years ago, I was a first year student at Bristol University, living in Badock Hall, a modern hall of residence in a cluster of four small accommodation complexes situated on the edge of the beautiful Durdham Downs, around 30 minutes’ walk from the main university precinct and the magnificent Wills Building.

Orwell Motorcycles in Ipswich has a wide range of motorbike clothing and accessories and its expert staff can help you make the right choice and make sure it fits properly. Motoring editor Andy Russell also checks out some Christmas gift ideas for bikers.

Agri-tech schedule for upcoming REAP Conference

Imagine running a business with the mandate that customers pay whatever they feel like for the product or service you provide. Sounds like a utopian dream, or a fast-track to bankrupcy?

Businesses have warned that the continued closure of a footbridge between two of Suffolk’s most popular tourist attractions could cost them a quarter of their earnings.

If it’s agriculture machinery repairs in Needham Market you’re after, bts Service’s Trevor Swayne is the man to see.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

HBD Europe in Needham Market manufactures and stocks beauty and skincare products for clients worldwide.

Compass, based in Needham Market, is one of the leading experts in complex infrastructure and works on projects across the UK and Europe.

Jamie Brown explains how Digital Decoded can help SMEs navigate the mire of marketing products.

The Donalds Group has shown its confidence in the Volvo and Mazda car brands and Ipswich itself with a £6m relocation to two new state-of-the-art dealerships.

On November 1, 2017, Brian Barker’s farm at Westhorpe, near Stowmarket, became the Agricultural Horticultural Development Board’s (AHDB) first Strategic Farm for Cereals and Oilseeds in the UK. This month he looks at the decision-making process

A treasure trove of horse artefacts and vehicles from a bygone age, which have been collected by an Essex father and son over many years, are set to go under hammer.

The Mitsubishi brand is back in Ipswich after more than a decade’s absence with the opening of EMG Motor Group’s new dealership in West End Road.

Chief executive of farming charity the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) Paul Burrows on a challenging season for those in the sector

Sid and Scrat, along with the Ice Queen, characters from the movie Ice Age, paid a visit to the Arc Shopping Centre, in Bury St Edmunds, this week, as part of the centre’s Awesome August campaign.

The National Rural Crime Survey makes stark reading, says Ben Underwood, CLA East regional director

A Suffolk dairy farmer-cum-cheesemaker and an estate’s retail diversification are among a host of rural businesses to have made it through to the regional finals of an awards event celebrating enterprise in the countryside.

Setting your own hours, choosing your own clients, no workplace relationships to navigate your way through – from the outside there seem to be plenty of upsides to self employment.

Eastern Enterprise Hub on Ipswich Waterfront is closing after a highly-productive seven-year run. Some of its graduates reflect on how it’s helped them. Sarah Chambers reports

Newmarket-based National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU) national water resources specialist Paul Hammett, who was at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) National Drought Group meeting on July 23, said they discussed the rapidly changing situation in the agricultural sector. In July, the UK received just 16% of its long term average rainfull for the month, and in June, 49%.

Orwell Motorcycles in Ipswich prides itself on the right bike, the right gear, the right service. Whether new to riding or a ‘born-again biker’, its customer-friendly advice and expertise are key to building its biker community as motoring editor Andy Russell finds out.

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