Bouquets for Lavenham staff who know their wines

Staff from The Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa are celebrating their success in wine knowledge.

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Sudbury in line to bag walking honour

Beat the Street, a project to encourage people to do more walking, cycling and running, is hoping to make Sudbury the first Walkers are Welcome town in Suffolk.

Amy McCormack won the Apprentice of the Year Award from Easton and Otley College. Pictured with Malcolm Ferguson.

Amy is flying high thanks to top award

A Kentwell Hall employee has scooped a top award from an East Anglian College after trading helicopters for horticulture.

The Long Melford Swan expansion is marked by a ribbon cutting event with owners Lorna Pissarro, Andrew Macmillan and Oliver Macmillan.

Deli opens as popular pub spread its wings

Ordering a pint to drink and some parma ham to take away is now possible at the Long Melford Swan, thanks to its newly-opened delicatessen.

Carter Jonas have opened a new satellite office in Hadleigh. 

Pictured: Robert Chapman, Benedict Stickels and Tommy Newbigging

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Agency opens new satellite office

Property consultancy Carter Jonas has expanded into Hadleigh, with the launch of a satellite office in the High Street.

The Coffee House opposite Gainsborough's House opened 4 years ago and is doing extremely well despite being closed after the Friars Street fire. 

Pictured: Claire (sister) and Katie Barnbrook (Co owner) with Marie Dann (Co owner)

Rich roast and loyal fans make shop a success

Despite having to close when a fire devastated nearby buildings, the owners of The Coffee House in Sudbury say business is booming.

Lavenham Butchers have been invited to lunch at the House of Lords to take part in a winners ceremony to find the best UK butcher (they are currently East Anglia champions in the awards run by the Countryside Alliance).

Pictured: Greg Strolenberg and Gareth Doherty , along with their wives and staff

Top Lavenham butchers hopes to win national prize

Owners and staff from a Lavenham butchers’ shop are off to lunch in the House of Lords with the hope of winning a national award.

Penny's Salon won The bestof Sudbury's 'Sudbury Business of the Year' awards 2017.

Town’s best firms get vote of approval from public

Sudbury businesses have stepped up to receive awards as part of a nationwide campaign based on customer reviews.

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Town firm wins trade body’s seal of approval

A Sudbury window and conservatory company has been accepted into a top trade organisation representing the best companies in the UK.

The Fleece in Boxford is hoping to raise �1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association by holding a Black Tie Fundraising Event

Boxford pub inspired by ‘regular’ to host big fundraiser

A Boxford pub is staging a black tie fundraiser aiming to raise £1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

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Memorial event for Sudbury star

Family, friends and team mates of rugby player Mark Pinnegar, who died after collapsing while he was out running last year, will be remembering the star at a memorial luncheon and auction at the weekend.

Clean Bandit will be performing at Thetford Forest on July 2

Clean Bandit to play Thetford Forest gig in July

Clean Bandit are the final headline act to announce they will be performing at Thetford Forest this summer.

Mackerel in saor

Mackerel in saor with a winter salad - Venetian dish is packed with flavour

Hai mangiato così tanto pesce che per tornare a casa puoi nuotare nei canali invece di camminare,” laughed the bartender as he brought over yet another plate of sardines from the trays of cicchetti lined up along the tiny counter.

Last year Eden-Rose Coppice trust founder Rob Brooks celebrated winning a �150,000 grant for the Ipswich building project

Celebrity gardener Monty Don helps out Sudbury-based charity in latest TV show

You may see a couple of faces you recognise on national television this week as the founders of Eden-Rose Coppice Trust appear on television presenter and celebrity gardener Monty Don’s Big Dreams Small Spaces.

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Valley of wine-producing villages

Côtes du Rhône is a region-wide appellation for red, rosé and white wines covering the length and breadth of the Rhône Valley in eastern France. It includes more than 170 villages, following the course of the Rhône river southwards for 125 miles from Saint-Cyr-sur-le- Rhône to Avignon.

Managers Ashley Coote and Gary Addison of The White Horse Pub Sudbury Suffolk

Couple get a warm welcome at town’s pub

It’s all change at Sudbury’s White Horse as a newly-engaged couple Ashley Coote and Gary Addison, from London, have taken up the reins of the pub business.

The Lion in Honey Tye is for sale

The Lion is up for sale

A long-established destination dining pub is for sale.

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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New brewery in Long Melford
Nethergate Brewery
Rodbridge Corner, Rodbridge, LS picture Richard Gray Director of Sales, Robert Crawford General Manager and John Holberry Managing Director
Picture Mark Westley

Nethergate Brewery secures move to Long Melford site

Nethergate Brewery is hoping to increase production and enter the tourism industry after it completed its move to Long Melford this week.

Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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