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Bury St Edmunds MP raises concerns with Minister over congestion on the A14

Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill has pledged to maintain pressure on the Government to ensure adequate road improvements are made to the A14.

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Katie Netley, Good Story mentee, wins British Dyslexia Associations Top Achievement Award. ANL-160512-170805001

Mimi’s Lavenham charity supported award winner

Ceramist, Katie Netley, has won the British Dyslexia Association’s Top Achievement Award thanks to the support she received from Lavenham based charity, Good Story.

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Jamie Smart, director and sole owner of Smart Step, polishes Emmerson Critchley's shoes as he catches up on the Bury Free Press from the comfort of the shoeshine chair he designed and installed ANL-160512-153435001

Bury St Edmunds shop installs shoeshine chair for customers

A Bury St Edmunds cobbler is hoping to revive an old tradition using what is thought to be the town’s first shoeshine stand for many years.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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JB Airguns with owner Jon Barber.

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Gunning for custom on the market

You are unlikely to find another stall like Jon Barber’s on other markets because he says there are only two or three mobile gun dealers in the UK.

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The Insolvency Service investigated Martin's business finances

Ixworth building company boss banned from being a director

The director of an Ixworth building firm has been disqualified from being a company director for eight years by the County Court.

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Martin Arnold, Personal Trainer with client Diane Peters at Fitta Bodies Gym Bury St Edmunds
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Jobseeker grant starts Lawshall personal trainer running

Redundancy gave former GB sprinter Martin Arnold the chance he needed to go full time as a personal trainer with a difference.

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Rooney Anand, chief executive of Greene King.

Cheers at pub group Greene King as revenue hits record high

Revenue at pub group Greene King has hit a new record high.

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DEAL: From left,  Graham Buxton, partner, Sam Thornton, associate partner, Alan Williams, managing partner.

Long-established Sudbury estate agents is acquired for undisclosed sum

A long established firm of chartered surveyors and estate agents in Sudbury has just been acquired by a rival company.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Accident in Garboldisham

Car overturns in Garboldisham

There were no injuries after a car overturned in Garboldisham this morning.

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An artist's impression of the Station Fields development in Mendlesham. Contributed picture. ANL-161129-095028001

Work on new £10.9m homes development in Mendlesham to begin in January

Work on a £10.9m development which will bring new homes to Mendlesham is set to start in the New Year.

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VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

Suffolk Highways are well-prepared to keep the county’s roads clear of ice and snow over the coming winter months.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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VIDEO: Crowds flock to the Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Hundreds of people are already enjoying the festive delights of the Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre.

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Staff celebrate a top award win for Robinson Young.

Celebrations for Bury St Edmunds firm after award triumph

A Bury St Edmunds’ distribution company has won a coveted national award - beating a host of industry giants to the title.

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Network Rail's proposed culvert underpass alternative to Needham  Market's Gipsy Lane crossing ANL-161123-152744001

Culvert underpass planned for Needham Market rail crossing

Network Rail is hoping to turn an existing culvert into an underpass alternative to a crossing on which 1960s film star Olive McFarland died.

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