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Developing the next generation of construction workers is “vitally important”, a business boss said as industry leaders met with Suffolk sixth formers to encourage them into the sector.

Time capsules are set to be buried at locations across Suffolk next week as part of “an exciting new chapter in Suffolk’s history.”

There are fortunes to be made (and lost) in property development. Could you do it?

Property expert John Howard, the man behind the re-birth of the Winerack, will tell you how.

Greater Anglia are warning of delays and cancellations this afternoon after a vehicle hit a bridge between Norwich and Ipswich.

Ipswich has a long history of engineering invention and innovation. Now one local company is launching a new product for the construction industry, and it is already receiving international interest.

Commuters with some Greater Anglia season tickets are facing fare rises of almost 8% next month as the rail company tries to “rationalise” its ticket prices.

Fans heading to Ipswich for Ed Sheeran’s four concerts in Chantry Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend should find many extra trains laid on to take them home

A new town centre ‘super budget’ hotel will hopefully encourage people to shun the likes of Aldeburgh and Southwold in favour of staying in Ipswich.

Tickets are available for a night of live orchestral music featuring the premiere of three folksongs.

Excitement is building for Suffolk Pride as details of a parade along Ipswich Waterfront begin to emerge.

Julie Hinton is in no doubt. “What my mum went through as a child was horrific. Horrific,” she says.

Sitting alongside Martin Luther King and Emily Bronte in assembly at one Ipswich school this morning was a want-to-be paediatric consultant, an aspiring midwife and a handful of Olympic hopefuls.

East Anglian businesses unable to offer finance to customers can now do so now through a new membership initiative.

A pupil referral unit in Bury St Edmunds which supports vulnerable children across west Suffolk has joined an education trust.

140 jobs across the UK are under threat at an insurance company, just under half of which will be from its Ipswich office.

Sexual violence and sexual abuse is too frequent in Suffolk - and the county’s agencies are uniting to let survivors know who can support them.

Rail ticket offices around the region could see their hours cut – and up to 25 managers’ jobs at Greater Anglia could be on the line as part of a major restructure of the company’s services.

Ballet and opera lovers will be digging out their beloved recordings this week as they celebrate World Ballet Day and Opera Day.

A new service specialising in the management of infection control has been launched in Ipswich.

New trains planned to revolutionise suburban travel in Essex and on the line to Ipswich could be delayed – forcing Greater Anglia to continue using older electric units on the routes.

An Ipswich hospice has revealed it is expecting patient demand to double over the next years - meaning they need to raise as much money as possible from this summer’s Elmer’s Big Parade - Suffolk.

Mystery piles of naan bread dumped on The Strand in Wherstead has prompted an Ipswich man to speak out about litter in the area.

Rail bosses have outlined a bold new vision for the East Anglian network over the next 25 years at a major transport conference in Ipswich.

Whitton United will stage the KBB Suffolk FA Grassroots Festival for a second successive season, writes Nick Garnham.

Tougher penalties on dog fouling and defecating and urinating in public could come into force in Ipswich if plans to extend a public protection order win support.

An Ipswich man made a worrying discovery when he came across hundreds of dead crabs as he took a lunchtime stroll along the banks of the River Orwell.

Political uncertainty may lead to a fall in demand for construction, a company boss has warned after posting a healthy set of results.

SimpleClick, the Ipswich-based technical agency, has launched Do Good Networking; an innovative concept where business networking and corporate social responsibility come together.

Jake Nicholls began riding a motorbike at just three years old, taking part in his first race on his 6th birthday, which he went on to win. Up until the age of 16, Jake raced Junior Motocross Bikes before turning professional. He was just 17 when he competed in his first World Championship. Sadly, an injury caused Jake to retire from the World Championship Scene in 2017. His highlights were being placed 4th in the World Championship 2012 and reaching the podium at the British Grand Prix. Last year Jake joined his father, Suffolk businessman Guy Nicholls, at Tru7 Group, where he is Operations Manager. Jake competes in the British Motocross Championship and loves living in Suffolk. He talks to Gina Long MBE

Orphaned as a young boy when his parents were killed in the gas chambers, Ipswich-based Frank Bright is one of the last people in Britain able to offer first-hand testimony of the horrors of the Holocaust.

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