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Suffolk Housing employee Zoe reaches national final

A project accountant is celebrating after becoming Suffolk Housing’s second employee to reach the final 10 of a prestigious national “young leaders” competition in the space of just three years.

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Apprentice champions her training at Haverhill tax credit specialists

Haverhill’s Apprentice of the Year has praised the training she has received since being taken on by tax credit specialists Fiscale.

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Official opening of the office at 'The Stables', Flempton House, to mark the first year of Larkbridge Mortgages Ltd trading from Flempton. ANL-160922-162225001

MP officially opens Flempton-based mortgage company’s new office

Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill has officially opened an award-winning mortgage company’s newly renovated offices.

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Suffolk County Council is a digital finalist

Suffolk County Council has announced that its ‘Preserving Suffolk’s Digital Assets’ project is a finalist for the national archives Award for safeguarding the digital legacy in the prestigious digital preservation awards 2016.

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B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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New Suffolk Housing chairman vows to strengthen association

New Suffolk Housing chairman vows to strengthen association

The new chairman of Suffolk Housing has pledged to strengthen the association further following her appointment last week.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Chip the Robotic Dog

Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

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How it is hoped Bury St Edmunds Guildhall's former WW2 control centre will look ANL-150225-114115001

Work to bring Bury St Edmunds Guildhall back to life to start in December

Work on an ambitious project to bring Bury St Edmunds’ Guildhall back to life is due to start by December.

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New look with, from left, Phil Stittle, director of businesses development, West Suffolk College, Laura Welham-Halstead, head of communications & connectivity, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP,  Cllr James Waters, leader of Forest Heath District Council, Cllr John Griffiths, leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council, Nicci Dunning, business development executive for Bury St Edmunds Chamber of Commerce, Alex Till, chief executive of Menta and Cllr Alaric Pugh, St Edmundsburys cabinet member for planning and growth.

Rebranding for Suffolk’s annual business festival

There is a new look to this year’s Business Festival, which has been designed to acknowledge its status as the eastern region’s leading event of its kind.

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Richard Lister, vice chancellor of the University of Suffolk.

University boss tells Suffolk business leaders they must help guide students’ learning

The vice-chancellor of the UK’s newest university has told Suffolk business leaders of their vital role in shaping the institution’s future direction.

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Bury St Edmunds commuters given the chance to have their say

Bury St Edmunds commuters who travel into Cambridge each day are being given the chance to have their say on improving their journey.

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More time for Bury Free Press Business Awards nominations

As some people had difficulties with our Business Awards 2016 website, we have extended the deadline for nominations for another week to midnight on Monday September 26.

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Celebrate the best of Suffolk – nominate now in the ‘Rural Oscars’

The 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, the nicknamed the “Rural Oscars” and a gold standard of rural business awards, have open to public nomination at www.countryside-alliance.org and invite contributions across four categories.

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Errington Cheese - Credit: Michael Rummey JFL-140923-142114003

Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

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Imperial War Museum London.

Prestigious contract triumph for Bury St Edmunds’ company

A leading Bury St Edmunds-based company has just secured a prestigious five contract with the Imperial War Museums.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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