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Yesterday, 16:39

A family-run business with more than 120 stores nationwide is set to open its first shop in the area.

New jobs look set to be created as a drive-through Burger King restaurant is built on a popular retail park.

Business owners have lamented their "worst week for a long time" after a sinkhole which caused widespread chaos was finally repaired.

A national chain has pulled out of opening a new store, serving as the latest blow to a town's high street.

If we are to reach 'net-zero' emissions by 2050, we need to capture carbon. Rewilding could sequester greenhouse gases, as well as bring many other benefits for man and wildlife.

Shocking new data has revealed Suffolk salaries are being stretched ever thinner by sky-high rent prices.

A Suffolk holiday park has been given the go-ahead to build a large caravan site near a Grade II* listed church.

The owner of a disused magistrates' court has reignited his call for the public to make suggestions on the building's future.

Low alcohol drinks are going to be the go-to tipple this summer.

A Suffolk holiday park is planning to build a new caravan site further inland to save its static caravans and lodges which are at risk of falling into the sea.

A popular seaside hotel has launched its very own fish and chips restaurant.

East Anglian tenants have revealed a host of horror stories about their rental homes - on the day that a new law to protect them comes into force.

Improving the transport infrastructure and revitalising the high street were among the issues discussed at a special meeting.

The construction of a third crossing in Lowestoft would have a detrimental impact on offshore wind employment, according to a new report.

They have been 'supplying perfection' to customers for decades.

The Suffolk Show is full of hundreds of interesting and independent shops from across East Anglia, so here are nine stalls you should check out on your visit.

A historic building and former site of Britain's most easterly gin bar is due to be auctioned off next month.

A parks holidays firm says it has spent more than £4m on new facilities for two of its east coast sites in the run-up to this year's holiday season in response to a boom in 'staycation' breaks.

Enjoy farm-made Jersey milk ice creams, proper English breakfasts, salads and gluten-free cakes at Old Hall Farm in Woodton.

Billions of pounds are being invested and thousands of highly skilled jobs are being created in our region through the burgeoning offshore energy industry. But would employment and business in Norfolk and Waveney really be boosted, or would overseas companies and workers be the real winners? DANIEL BENNETT reports...

In early 2012, campaigners embarked on an unrelenting mission to prevent a national chain from moving into their town.

A £9m redevelopment of a derelict site is soon to be unveiled, with the potential for further "new brands" arriving in town.

Greggs have announced their second Lowestoft store will open on a newly built retail park later this week.

A quirky new gift shop opening in Southwold has set its sights on showcasing the best of Suffolk's artistic talent - while also proving more unusual stores can thrive in the online shopping era.

A workforce crisis is looming in the offshore wind industry unless developers, turbine manufacturers and the government take urgent action, according to an industry leader.

As supermarket chains announce pledges to halve food waste by 2030, reporter JESSICA FRANK-KEYES finds out what Norfolk's businesses are doing to tackle the 10.2 million tonnes of food the UK wastes each year.

For David Patrick the last year has been one long nightmare - and there is still no end in sight.

Supermarkets and retailers are set to join forces to slash food waste across the UK, ahead of the introduction of ambitious government targets to tackle the "moral scandal" of the 10.2m tonnes of food thrown away in Britain every year.

Staycation specialists Hoseasons has said that uncertainty over Brexit is helping to strengthen the region's tourism economy.

Suffolk and Essex leaders are calling for radical reform of the UK's 'broken' business rates system as business lobby group the CBI slams the current system as "uneconomical, unsustainable, and unintelligible".

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Yesterday, 16:39

A family-run business with more than 120 stores nationwide is set to open its first shop in the area.

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Yesterday, 17:03

A man has appeared in court charged with causing a danger to road users after rocks were thrown at vehicles driving on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

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Lessons have been learnt over a council owned company which failed to be self-sustaining, council bosses have said after agreeing its closure.

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Tue, 16:14

A council leader has said that a new festival will give a coastal town an incredible boost.

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Yesterday, 10:48

A council has urged householders to check whether their bins have been emptied after some bin collections did not take place as scheduled.

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