Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The team at Enlight has some bright ideas about how smart lighting could revolutionise our urban areas. Bethany Whymark went to find out more about their innovative technologies.

One of the region’s biggest food producers has announced a crackdown on the use of plastic in its operations.

Lowestoft-based renewable energy vessel specialist Turner Iceni has won a contract worth more than £4m to provide support for the construction of the East Anglia One offshore windfarm.

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A garden centre is branching out by serving cocktails and food at night.


The country’s largest chicken processing group has revealed its gender pay gap alongside a raft of measures to strengthen gender equality.

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A vineyard whose debut wines sold out within just five months is launching its 2017 vintage to coincide with the start of the summer tour season.

Six new jobs will be created when the Edinburgh Woollen Mill opens a new store in Lowestoft.

Brewer, distiller and leisure retailer Adnams has reported a fall in annual profits following a year of significant investment, including a lengthy closure of the Swan Hotel in Southwold for refurbishment.

Proposals to open a pop-up bank in Bungay are being explored ahead of the closure of the town’s last remaining bank.

Work has started on a multi-million pound development in south Lowestoft which will see a vacant factory site turned into a retail park.

Fashion retailer New Look has confirmed plans which will see it close 60 stores, including one at Gorleston.

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BT Openreach has launched its biggest recruitment drive ever, which will include 220 engineers to speed the roll-out of faster broadband in the region.


Two housing associations are in discussions over a partnership to create East Anglia’s biggest housing group.

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A Norwich restaurant is set to close as its parent company launches a restructure amid tough conditions for the industry.

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo has confirmed it is to close 94 of its 302 eateries across the country.


Italian restaurant chain Prezzo could be the latest business to close sites after reports emerged of a restructuring plan.


Lowestoft-based Kingsley Healthcare has been recognised in the annual awards given out by a care homes review site.

Essential maintenance work on a town centre bridge has been completed nearly a fortnight ahead of schedule.

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An East Anglian estate agency franchise has collapsed into insolvency with the immediate closure of eight branches.


A rural estate agent has named a care farm as its charity of the year for 2018.

A plan to close Bungay’s Lloyds bank has led to concerns being raised by the mayor of the town and also an MP in Parliament.

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Free parking in Halesworth could be secured for another year as the town council looks to raise the £23,000 needed to fund it.

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Firefighters rushed to battle a roof fire at a residential property in Kirby Row today.

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Friday, July 31, 2009

A MAN who drowned after falling off his boat in Minorca was planning to come home the day before his death, an inquest has heard.

The body of Richard Littlejohns was found floating in the middle of the night near his boat, which was docked off the Spanish island.

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The step-brother of a Beccles DJ has raised more than £4,000 in his memory after completing the London Marathon.

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Yesterday, 15:36

The trial of a 50-year-old Suffolk man accused of causing the death of a pedestrian by careless driving is due to take place next month.

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Ipswich Crown Court
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A range of new eye clinic facilities offering sight-saving treatment are now available to patients in Beccles.

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James Paget University Hospital

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