The Swan in Southwold has reopened after what owner Adnams describes as a “once in a generation” transformation to turn the 35-room hotel into a world class destination.

A fast-growing hospitality business in East Anglia has expanded again with the acquisition of its fourth hotel.

The value of business support provided by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has now passed £20m, guests at the organisation’s annual general meeting were told today.

Employment prospects in the East of England have rebounded strongly despite the continuing economic uncertainty over Brexit, according to a new report.

Bus and train operator Go-Ahead, which employs around 400 people in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, has reported a slump in annual profits amid continuing woe for its strike-hit Southern Railway operation.

Regional retailer the East of England Co-op has received two nominations under a national training awards programme.

Adnams has appointed a new general manager for the Swan Hotel in Southwold, which is due to reopen in October following a £6m refurbishment.

Two water companies operating the East of England have been given the green light to merge their business retail operations.

The Port of Lowestoft has reported its busiest day of the year so far, with its berths filled by a range of cargo, survey and supply vessels along with tug boats.

Southwold brewer and distiller Adnams is celebrating more awards – and a sales boost – for its flagship gin brand.

A former managing director and chairman of Southwold-based Adnams has died at the age of 92.

A leisure park in Suffolk has changed hands for the second time in less than three months, in a deal valued at more than £13m.

Community-based businesses in the East of England are being offered grants and training support to help them achieve their growth objectives.

A number of jobs are at risk under plans by Celador Radio to merge its Ipswich and Norwich programming departments.

The joint venture partners behind the Greater Gabbard wind farm have awarded a long-term operations and maintenance contract to support vessel operator Seacat Services.

Sheep breeder Stephen Cobbald won his “own” trophy today as his champion Texel shearling ram won the inter-breed title on day two of the Suffolk Show.

Last year was the East of England’s most successful in terms of securing investment from overseas since 2008, according to figures compiled by professional services firm EY.

The East of England Co-op, the region’s largest independent retailer, has consolidated its status as a Top 100 company by posting revenue of £347.709m for the year to January 28, 2017, an increase 2.7% on the previous 12 months.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King, the second-largest member of the Top 100, last year reported a 58% jump in annual turnover following its “transformational” acquisition of the Spirit Pub Company.

The first turbine has been installed at the Galloper Wind Farm site off the coast of East Anglia – one of three major construction milestones reached by the project.

Smart technology company RedstoneConnect has acquired Suffolk-based meeting room management and audio visual integrator Anders + Kern in a deal valued at £1.4m.

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