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Farmers and rural business leaders have welcomed the prime minister's Brexit breakthrough - and urged MPs to "think very carefully before voting this deal down".

Standing still should not be an option for Suffolk and Essex landowners and farmers who are tempted to hold out for a clear outcome from the UK's Brexit crisis, land agents say.

A Dereham high school recently welcomed a group of foreign students to the town as part of a European education programme.

The chances of much support for UK farming in a post-Brexit future are "pretty small" and a "dramatic shock" to the industry is inevitable, a Suffolk-based food entrepreneur predicts.

Campaigners have called proposed speed-limiting technology a 'landmark day for road safety'

Smarter cars, using technology to limit speed, could play a vital role in reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on Norfolk's roads, according to transport bosses.

A Norfolk MP has described Brexit as the "Death Star of politics" as he admitted: "I'm an elected representative of 76,000 people and I don't know what's going on."

Theresa May is battling to stay in power as MPs seek to seize control of parliamentary business in a bid to secure a softer Brexit.

Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman has broken rank to say it is "all over" for Prime Minister Theresa May.

A celebrated academic and agricultural pioneer with a deep-rooted belief in the need to embrace sustainable methods has died at the age of 81 in Suffolk, the county he adopted.

A vehicle with six defective tyres was stopped by police on the A11.

Our country may be more divided than ever, but if there is one thing uniting people across the country and the political divide, it's a feeling of Brexit fatigue - of wanting this moment to end.

It's been another tough week for Theresa May - Iain Dale says she's now turned the country into a complete joke

A large-scale Suffolk grower warned he can 'realistically see' food shortages ahead under Brexit Britain as UK government officials fail to recognise the finely balanced nature of UK production.

Theresa May has rounded on MPs and blamed them for failing to agree a way to leave the EU.

James Marston says usually the people know best and that's especially apt when it comes to Brexit

Cromer Museum has provided a portal to the region's rich heritage for more than 40 years. Curator ALISTAIR MURPHY traces the history of the museum.

A 'no-deal' Brexit will cause a huge headache for UK organic growers as their crop values plummet, an organic farmers' leader based at Bury St Edmunds has warned.

Norfolk MPs are receiving hundreds of letters and emails a day over Brexit, it can be revealed.

A divided cabinet, a "mounting feud" in the Labour Party, and a public unclear about the arguments on both sides.

A meeting to discuss a recent run of anti-social behaviour in a town has been held.

South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss was one of seven Cabinet ministers who defied the government to vote against delaying Brexit last night.

A Norfolk MP has said the prime minister has "very little authority left" after the House of Commons ruled out leaving the EU with no deal.

In case you have missed it, this week is National Butchers' Week, which aims to 'highlight the great 
work being done by butchers from around the UK that sets them apart from the competition'.

The prime minister has been dramatically defeated on her Brexit deal in the House of Commons for a second time.

Two councils on the Norfolk coast say they face an "ever-increasing burden" to tackle the impact of coastal erosion and have called on utility companies to help protect the country's coastline.

Bosses of big tourist attractions in East Anglia fear Brexit will have a huge impact if they can no longer import and export live animals and birds.

Norwich's Aviva has published its latest set of results, revealing an £100m investment in Brexit reserves as the company battens down the hatches ahead of March 29.

The former head of the British Army has said the Home Office is making a serious mistake by attempting to strip Shamima Begum of her citizenship.

Support for people suffering mental ill health will be "beefed up" in the period following Brexit over fears of how it could impact them.

Norfolk's farming leader said he is "disappointed" at the resignation of agriculture minister George Eustice, who left citing fears that a delayed Brexit could bring about "the final humiliation of our country".

Norfolk is bracing itself for Brexit. But what impact will leaving the EU actually have on your wallet?

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has called Jeremy Corbyn's announcement that the Labour party will back moves for a second EU referendum in the coming weeks as a "hugely positive step."

A food giant says it expects to take a hit on its sugar revenues as a result of lower prices.

The Norfolk Chamber of Commerce believes the UK is not ready for a no-deal Brexit and has demanded MPs push the government harder for answers.

The East of England's community-minded small firms should be recognised by government for their contribution with a promised tax break, a business lobby group says.

Worried East Anglian farmers say they have been left in limbo after the industry sought to nail the government down at a key annual conference on what kind of future the sector faces as Brexit looms.

As part of a new EDP project, we're casting a close eye on life in our towns. Today, reporter Reece Hanson takes a look at the UK's most easterly town: Lowestoft.

The East of England economy would suffer a multi-million pound blow in the event of a no deal Brexit, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed.

It's been a huge week in politics with MPs leaving both the Conservatives and Labour. Iain Dale says the new independent MPs need to quickly build a realistic policy platform

Customers of Aviva in Norwich have been told there will be no change to their policies by the firm transferring assets to Ireland as part of Brexit continency planning.

There has been a marked loss in oilseed rape crop (OSR) planted areas in the UK, including in East Anglia, a survey suggests.

Flights out of Norwich Airport to Aberdeen will go ahead as normal despite the aircraft provider going into administration.

The government have announced electric shock fishing equipment will be banned from UK waters after Brexit.

Jo Malone finds out about the alternatives to heating your home with oil and gas.

I'm a mum as well as a Member of Parliament. In 20 years time, my tiny family will be all grown up. Like all parents, I want them

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has said Labour's "dangerous mixed messages" on leaving the EU could be helping "facilitate a Tory Brexit".

Former Everything But The Girl singer turned author Tracey Thorn has had to cancel her appearance at the University of East Anglia's Literary Festival.

People living near a proposed hotel in an affluent part of Thorpe St Andrew have raised concern about the type of guest it might attract.

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis on things to remember before travelling out of Brexit Britain.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is to launch a parliamentary studies module in the next academic year.

Farmers have done 'a terrible job' of communicating what they do, an East Anglian conference has heard.

Norfolk agriculture faces its biggest crisis for decades if there is a no-deal Brexit - so farmers must work with their MPs to push the importance of home-grown food up the political agenda.

UK farmers bracing themselves for Brexit are facing similar turmoil to the American agricultural sector under Trump, a US farming leader says.

EU citizens in Norfolk applying to stay in the UK after Brexit face a 214-mile round trip to register, it has been claimed.

A mechanical engineering contractor is hoping to fast-track its business objectives for the next five years, having being granted EU funding to launch an innovative growth programme.

A new Brexit party set up by a Norfolk guesthouse owner and backed by Nigel Farage already has £1m and 200 candidates to stand for election, it has been claimed.

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has warned how a swathe of other issues in the UK were being ignored as MPs argued about Brexit.

Iain Dale says things are looking up for Theresa May this week, but there's a long way to go to see if a good Brexit deal will define her time at 10 Downing Street

Business confidence in the East of England fell to its lowest level in more than a year in January with more expecting to cut jobs, a survey has found.

The owner of a Sheringham deli facing its last day of trading has hit out at Brexit for weakening the region's high streets.

If you bought, hired or leased a lorry between 1997 and 2011 you could be due thousands of pounds in compensation.

James Marston says Brexit has to be sorted and we might have to accept that none of us will be happy

Follow along with political correspondent Geraldine Scott in Westminster on what is being dubbed Brexit's Super Tuesday showdown in the Commons.

As an etiquette expert comes up with guidelines for MPs to get through Brexit...with good manners!

Campaigners who want a People's Vote over Brexit are out on the streets of Norwich and Sheringham today (Saturday).

A pro-Brexit campaign group has called for the deselection of two Norfolk MPs.

Council bosses fear Brexit could create a problem with disposing of Norfolk's waste - the bulk of which is exported overseas.

A radio show which takes a pop at King's Lynn is being broadcast tonight.

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable will speak out against Brexit at a meeting in North Walsham.

Serious questions were today raised about the previous management of the region's publicly-funded enterprise agency after it emerged it spent cash on two of its directors firms, while it racked up millions of pounds in debt.

The East of England is set to count the cost of a 'no deal' Brexit in billions of pounds, according to analysis by business lobby group the CBI.

Pharmacists in Norfolk are "at their wits' end" as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

House prices rose across Norfolk over 2018 - going up by as much as 5.8% in Broadland despite fears of a Brexit slow-down

It may have seemed like a bonkers idea but suddenly the thought of storing food for our post-EU departure has some credence, argues Rachel Moore

Worried East Anglian farmers' leaders warned that a 'no deal' Brexit would have a 'serious impact' on rural businesses as the political crisis deepened following a crushing defeat for prime minister Theresa May's European Union (EU) exit strategy.

Businesses are already suffering under the threat of Brexit, with company owners reporting funding being pulled and expansion plans being put on hold.

The prime minister suffered the worst defeat in the House of Commons in more than 100 years on Tuesday as MPs categorically rejected her plan on how to take the UK out of the European Union.

MPs have rejected Theresa May's Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK's EU withdrawal into doubt.

Theresa May will put her Brexit deal to the Commons on Tuesday, with defeat almost guaranteed.

A Norfolk MP is set to be one of around 64 who will vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal after the prime minister made a last-ditch attempt to garner support.

Plans to build a £200m gas-fired power station on the A140 close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border have been put on hold following an EU court ruling.

Brexit is causing a recruitment crisis at one of the UK's largest hotel chain.

The UK's F-35 Lightning stealth fighter jets are ready to be deployed on operations for the first time, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin wants to improve and expand his pubs in Norfolk and even add hotels.

With Brexit looming, all EU citizens living in the UK will need to apply for the right to remain in the UK - and the Italian restaurant chain Carluccio's has taken bold steps to ensure that its foreign employees do just that.

A Norfolk MP is amongst 20 Tory rebels to vote against the government and back an amendment designed to limit ministers' tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

East Anglian firms are taking practical measures to shield themselves against extreme Brexit scenarios as the political turmoil around the UK's exit from the European Union continues to cast uncertainty over future trading conditions.

A technology-inspired heritage trail is set to bring to life the history of a north Norfolk town after more than £40,000 worth of funding was secured.

Norfolk county and district-level councils have been working with emergency services to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

House prices rose by 2% in the three months to December in East Anglia - bucking the national trend which saw values go up by a mere 0.5%, the smallest increase in almost six years.

An online service designed to enhance people's shopping experience on Great Yarmouth's historic market has not worked according to traders.

Even with just three months to go Brexit uncertainty remains for businesses in our region and beyond. Business editor RICHARD PORRITT looks forward to what the coming year holds

It's a well-documented fact that businesses have had a tough time this year.

More than 10,400 people have lost their jobs in Britain's restaurant industry this year.

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The Norfolk Chamber of Commerce has announced a number of its first networking events for the new year.

More than £130,000 in funding has been secured as part of an "innovative project" to boost the East Anglian fishing industry.

No one can provide an indication of the next step on our journey to a post Brexit future.

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