Wed, 18:59

From rural historic buildings to prime town centre venues, these are the Suffolk pubs which are now available on either a leasehold or freehold basis - some even include accommodation for the next landlord and their family.

A high street chain with branches across Norfolk and Waveney has closed one of its stores - but four others remain open.

An East Anglian MP has called for a replacement of business rates to save high streets after the future of department stores in two of his towns were thrown into doubt.

One of the oldest department store chains in Britain could be set to go into administration unless a buyer is found.

A scheme to transform a vacant café into an art gallery and holistic treatment room looks set to be approved.

A town centre department store will close its doors within two weeks.

Great Yarmouth

Savers in the East of England typically put away more cash in 2019 than they did last year - but they are still saving less than national average, according to research.

A popular Mexican-inspired restaurant has been given the green light to expand in a coastal town.

Great Yarmouth

A brand new 24-hour gym is opening in Lowestoft, just in time for those whose New Year's resolution is to burn off those festive mince pies.

Homebase has become the latest chain store to announce it plans to stay closed on Boxing Day.

Water bills in our region should be cut by 10.5pc over the next five years, watchdogs have said.


The chaotic roll-out of new trains in the region has taken a fresh twist, with the next wave of 111 vehicles postponed to "complete software development".

An empty town centre store has been transformed into a "top class" barbers, which officially opened their doors this week.

More than £650m worth of nuclear contracts have been awarded to East of England companies for a nuclear power plant project which is set to provide the template for Sizewell C, it has been revealed.

A pledge to regenerate high streets in some of Suffolk's market towns is being promised by council leaders as latest figures show as many as one in ten shops lay empty.

A Tesco Express store could be unveiled at the site of a former pub.

A popular restaurateur who closed his Lowestoft site earlier this year to travel and spend time with his family has returned with a new venture.

Ten nurseries and day care centres across Norfolk and Suffolk have closed - with 136 people facing redundancy.

Shoe retailer Clarks is the latest brand to announce it will be pulling out of high streets sites, after the group called in advisors to review its property portfolio.

Energy and maritime training provider Maersk Training has announced a partnership with East Coast College.

Insight Energy

Few things are more embarrassing than getting to the checkout with a pile of gifts, only to have your payment card declined.

A coastal gym has undergone a £250,000 refurbishment, featuring exclusive equipment across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Nearly one in five shops are empty on some Norfolk and Waveney high streets, but tourist hotspots are booming.

They are popular eateries on the east coast dedicated to serving traditional fish and chips.

A new Subway store is set to open its doors next month.

Demolition work is under way to create a drive-through Burger King restaurant on a retail park.

The future of a number of businesses in a market town is in doubt after plans were lodged to transform their site into housing for over-55s.

Work is continuing on the construction of a drive-through Starbucks coffee shop on part of a supermarket's car park.

Suffolk business chiefs have called on the county's Parliamentary candidates to end the Brexit stalemate and "do their bit" for local firms.

The days get darker but strings of sparkling lights will soon dangle above the streets of our towns and villages.

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Fri, 16:56

Two young kittens were found cowering and left for dead after being dumped in bushes and fly-tipped waste near to a railway line.

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Thu, 16:17

A new specialised training centre for the civil engineering and construction sectors will open next month on the site of a former middle school.

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Fri, 09:09

Police attended an incident on the A12 north of Darsham where a large Asda lorry has come off the road.

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Wed, 16:19

A person was taken to hospital after a car careered off the road following a three-vehicle collision.

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Tue, 15:23

Brazen thieves smashed down the door of a town centre store to steal over £100, just days before the shop closes for good.

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