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Feedback from a controversial consultation into the Lowestoft Record Office and “future delivery” of the service will come under scrutiny in the next few days.

A major brewing and pubs group based in Suffolk says it is outperforming the market as it enjoyed a boost from the summer heatwave and World Cup.

The Duke of Cambridge has opened up about his own experiences of feeling “very sad and very down” while working for the air ambulance service.

Is ‘change’ always ‘progress’? Take a look and decide

Jubilant music will be showcased as an exciting concert takes centre stage.

Gina Long talks about former East Anglian Daily Times editor Terry Hunt about the things he loves - and hates - about East Anglia

East Anglian agricultural consultants are holding a timely conference at Newmarket aimed at helping the farming sector face future challenges for the industry.

Suffolk-based St Peter’s Brewery has signed a deal to supply beer to one of the country’s best-known pie-makers.

It was 60 years ago, on October 16 2018, that Blue Peter first arrived on our screens. People in East Anglia have been sharing their memories of the iconic children’s show.

There are many more super-septuagenarians, too, this year. Was there something in the air back in 1948?

Switching to electric cars is a ‘chicken and egg’ situation in this area for, despite a good uptake, many drivers are put off by a lack of public charging infrastructure. Motoring editor Andy Russell visited an experience day to help motorists find out more.

An East Anglian farmer has hit out at his MP for ‘failing’ to hold a meeting to discuss the implications of Brexit with his constituents.

Building work is set to start on the first 343 of 5,000 new homes in a major development scheme.

The taste of the East End proved such a hit that the opening of a traditional pie and mash shop in Norfolk has seen them sell out of pies.

A special rewards assembly has been held for a number of pupils at a Dereham high school following a successful work experience week.

The easy living of summer is almost gone. It’s time for horse owners to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter. Sheena Grant has some time and labour-saving tips to see you through the coming months.

East Anglian landscape photographer Brian Beaney has been offered a major retrospective by theRoyal Photographic Society. Arts editor Andrew Clarke went to meet him and was bowled over by the fact that the world is no longer as it seems

Gangs have opened up a new front in the war on drugs - recruiting children who have been taken into care.

The head of a Suffolk brewery is set to step down after presiding over a remarkable turnaround.

When turnaround expert Steve Magnall joined Suffolk brewery St Peter’s in 2015, the business was going through a tough time.

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

A west Suffolk parish council has warned it will be forced to pursue legal action if applications for hundreds of new homes are approved this week.

With his 20s taken up leading writing workshops at primary schools during the day and performing at comedy clubs at night, James Campbell has earned his stripes as a successful children’s author.

Southwold’s lighthouse looks tickled pink by the launch of a brand new gin in the town. But its rosy glow isn’t all that it seems...

Three minutes: that’s all the time you may have to find and use a defibrillator if you see someone having a heart attack.

Photographs celebrating the natural beauty of central America will be on show at a city centre attraction.

A 28-year-old who works for a Suffolk-based brewery has become the world’s youngest Master Brewer.

UK workers are among the most stressed in the world, according to a new survey. Sheena Grant finds out about an initiative to try and redress the balance.

Graduates of a flagship East Anglian enterprise hub have praised its “invaluable” work as it closed on Tuesday due to the tough funding climate.

Eastern Enterprise Hub on Ipswich Waterfront is closing after a highly-productive seven-year run. Some of its graduates reflect on how it’s helped them. Sarah Chambers reports

Find out where to buy the best ice cream in the east.

There’s no surprise that almost all of the audience hailed from Norfolk as if you lived in Suffolk you would have left foomin’.

A panel holding Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account have urged him to pursue plans to widen a scheme featuring new speed cameras with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR).

A dedicated panel which holds Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account has expressed “serious concerns” over plans to axe half of the county’s PCSOs.

Teenager sweethearts to celebrate golden wedding anniversary on Norfolk Day

A Norfolk ambulance service could benefit from a muti-million pound bid to modernise outdated stations.

Some of the children who will be part of the first intake at a new primary school have paid a visit to the construction site.

With the start of Southwold Arts Festival only a few days away, time travel and farming become surprisingly linked for a talk at the festival.

As a popular open gardens event approaches one green space will welcome visitors for a preview.

Developing and maintaining Suffolk’s road network has been put at the heart of the policies of the new county council leader as he takes over the helm at Endeavour House.

East Anglian bean to bar chocolate maker scoops accolades at 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards.

Bury St Edmunds-based major employer Servest the target for European company

Before Dad’s Army even began, there were warnings at the BBC that it might be doomed. But creators David Croft and Jimmy Perry pressed ahead, the very first episode went out in July 1968, and the rest is TV history.

Festival founder Melvin Benn assured families worried about Latitude becoming the first festival arena to sell solely street food that kids will find lots to eat.

The campaign to save Lowestoft’s record office continued last week as founders of Save Our Record Office (SORO) invited Waveney MP Peter Aldous to the site.

A dramatic stunt scene is being rehearsed and shot by an Oscar-winning director on the seafront in Gorleston this evening.

Poets from Lowestoft’s New Words: Fresh Voices will be among those taking part in the fifth Festival of Suffolk Poetry.

Two teenage friends are organising a netball tournament to share the sport they love with others while raising money for charity.

Evolutionary biologist, primatologist and broadcaster Dr Ben Garrod - known for TV shows like Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur, Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots, The Day the Dinosaurs Died and Secrets of Bones - shares how growing up in East Anglia sparked his love of nature.

A gang of burglars who stole more than £200,000 worth of property from homes and shops across five counties has been sentenced to a total of 33 years in prison.

Latitude has scored another UK festival exclusive, with Belle and Sebastian joining this year’s line-up.

If you are eggs-pecting the Easter bunny on Sunday, make sure you make room for his friend recycling rabbit too

Horning Sailing Club’s 2018 season began on Sunday with spring arriving for the occasion.

Local councillors and business leaders gathered to celebrate the “topping out” of a new free school being built at Oulton.

Councillor and business leaders gathered to celebrate the topping out of a new free school in Oulton.

Humphry Repton, who transformed great East Anglian landscapes, died 200 years ago today. Don Black explores a unique heritage.

A Suffolk brewery boss has slammed proposals to create new labelling for drink with 0.5% alcohol or less as “misleading, harmful and dangerous”.

Strong interpersonal relationships will be key to building on the East of England’s growing export trade with China, a government expert says.

A visit to an East Anglian farm taught primary pupils about the great outdoors – while headteachers learned how to make lessons come alive outside the classroom.

With the trend for staycations still going strong, thanks to post-Brexit concerns and a falling pound, escaping to a holiday home is an attractive option. A holiday house investment is also a savvy option, as increasing costs for landlords suggest holiday lets in Norfolk and Suffolk could be the new buy-to-let.

Red Rooster returns to Euston Hall this summer. We check out the festival line-up so far.

The owner and chief executive of a UK chicken empire is stepping into a new role at the company.

An atmospheric twisted tale of obsession set in Suffolk, Ruth Rendell’s Gallowglass has been adapted into a play for the first time. TV actor and cast member Paul Opacic tells us about transferring it to the stage ahead of its run in Norwich.

Solange will perform her first ever headline slot at this year’s Latitude, a UK festival exclusive.

A team of bird watching enthusiasts from Norfolk are set to take part in an international bird race in Israel later this year.

An alarming rise in vandalism on a residential street has prompted the police and council to begin a two-month trial which will see a street’s lights kept on all night to act as a deterrent.

Britannia, a new epic series about the Roman invasion of Britain, has launched to great fanfare on Sky television. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Suffolk-based film-maker Steven Hall about the joys of recreating Ancient Britain as a surreal wild frontier

Another Norfolk town looks like it is about to get its first branch of Costa Coffee.

A teenager faced a terrifying ordeal as he was beaten with a baseball bat by two balaclava-clad robbers as he walked home alone.

It’s common knowledge that Norfolk offers all manner of diversity... except mountains. Don Black writes about discovering the fact late in life.

Suffolk children’s author and stand-up comic James Campbell loves to share his writing skills with schoolchildren in East Anglia and he’s not sure who gets most out of it - them or him - as his new book, The Funny Life Of Pets, is full of their stories.

We’ve had bowl food. Superfoods. Tacos. Clean eating. But, the turning of a new year heralds the beginning of a whole new set of trends on the food scene.

Gallery Fascinating history of the Pye Road inns

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Three ancient inns between Norwich and Ipswich have reopened after closing for ownership changes and refurbishment. Don Black relates their extraordinary stories.

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