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West Suffolk group behind national pension campaign

The West Suffolk branch behind a national campaign is calling on women born in the 1950s to support their drive for justice.

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New brewery in Long Melford
Nethergate Brewery
Rodbridge Corner, Rodbridge, LS picture Richard Gray Director of Sales, Robert Crawford General Manager and John Holberry Managing Director
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Nethergate Brewery secures move to Long Melford site

Nethergate Brewery is hoping to increase production and enter the tourism industry after it completed its move to Long Melford this week.

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Lorraine Clarke, owner of ClarkeCare, with Chloe Burgis and Simon Curtis

Ex-Dragon’s Den star Theo gives Bury St Edmunds care business a boost

A Bury St Edmunds home care provider is celebrating after winning recognition from businessman Theo Paphitis.

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Buy The Light owner Lesley Bancroft at her new shop premises in 4 Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds   ANL-171101-195048009

New home in Bury St Edmunds for Buy The Light

A Bury St Edmunds business, forced to move last month amidst talks of a potential sale of Cornhill Walk Shopping Centre, has quickly re-established itself in the town.

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Lakenheath Railway Station 

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Birders are the only passengers flocking to Lakenheath station

A Suffolk rail station has achieved the status of being one of the least used in Britain.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Edward Iliffe, founder of Iliffe Media. Picture: Keith Heppell ANL-170114-203001001

New owners for the BFP

The Bury Free Press is now under the new ownership of Iliffe Media.

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Crash in Redgrave

Cars leave road in Redgrave crash

A Redgrave road was closed on Saturday after a two car crash.

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Jim Crawford speaking  at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce / EDF Breakfast at Trinity Park

More than 200 business leaders told about benefits of Sizewell C plans

Representatives of about 250 Suffolk businesses turned out to hear how they could benefit from plans to create a new power station at Sizewell.

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Needham Market dress shop owner celebrates 25th anniversary

A business owner who spotted a gap in the market after moving from London to Suffolk has celebrated 25 years of trading.

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Iain Grimmer, of Saxon Fire in Brunel Business Court, with his sons Neil and Stuart ANL-170401-151456009

Important milestone for Saxon Fire family

A family who must know everything there is to know about fire extinguishers and alarms are preparing to celebrate a business anniversary.

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County ‘can’t’ balance its books - councillor

County ‘can’t’ balance its books - councillor

Norfolk County Council cannot balance its books, just weeks before it is due to set its budget, one of its members has warned.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Bury Market bag

Designs by  St Benedict's School year seven pupils Louise Ollett, Joseph Bidewell and William Russell.


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Bags for life to be given to market shoppers for free

Students have designed a special market bag for life which will be given away free to shoppers in Bury St Edmunds this month.

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Norfolk County Council winter preparations ANL-171101-155558001

True grit: Norfolk prepares for big freeze

Norfolk County Council is encouraging people to keep a close eye on the weather forecast over the next few days and be ready to react, as stormy and wintry weather is expected to arrive in the county from tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon.

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BURY: LED lights at cathedral
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds

Cathedral now has around 900 LED lights Rachel Clover head verger with the new bulbs.
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St Edmundsbury Cathedral sees the light

St Edmundsbury Cathedral has stepped into the light - 21st century style - thanks to the support of two East Anglian businesses.

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Radio Caroline is hoping to get a licence to broadcast on AM from its ship Ross Revenge ANL-171001-163016001

Move to refloat Radio Caroline on AM for East Anglia

The former pirate station Radio Caroline is hoping to refloat on medium wave across East Anglia from its ship Ross Revenge.

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Michael Portillo with Driver Paul Ebsworth (left) and John Reeve (right) Marketing Manager. ANL-170601-101804001

Michael Portillo’s ‘Middy’ visit to be broadcast on the BBC on Friday

Part of Suffolk’s rural history will be shown to a national audience on Friday night when the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway in Wetheringsett is showcased in the BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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