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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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Sean Garnham, chairman of Hadleigh Chamber of Commerce

Hadleigh chamber gets new chairman

Hadleigh Chamber of Commerce has been relaunched and has a new chairman, High Street retailer Sean Garnham.

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Conservative campaign for a Sudbury relief road. Pictured: Cllr Colin Spence, James Cartlidge, John Sayers, Jan and Adrian Osborn

Report finds that £40m Sudbury bypass would bring economic benefits

A business case has indicated that a £40million western relief road in Sudbury would be good for business, as well as helping to reduce traffic.

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Happy faces at Anchors Devonshire House care home in Cavendish.

Delight at care home reviews

Staff at a care home in Cavendish are celebrating after it performed strongly in the first nationwide care survey answered by families and friends who have relatives living there.

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The Suffolk branch of Women Against State Pension Inequality took part in a march in London

Women join protest over pension age

Comedian Peter Serafinowicz attended a protest march in London on Wednesday for Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI).

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Birds Farm, Belchamp Walter, (road between Puttock End and Stettles Farm Road)
A road between Belchamp Walter and Belchamp Otten is being closed for repairs by Essex county council with just 4 days notice. The closure comes right in the middle of Birds Farm Trees two-week selling season meaning they could lose an entire years salary.
Peter Moore owner of the nursery.
Picture Mark Westley

‘Road closure could cost us a year’s salary’ - concern over planned roadworks

The owners of a tree nursery in Belchamp Walter fear they could lose a year’s salary because of a road closure during their peak two-week selling season.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Rooney Anand, Greene Kings chief executive, presents �15,000 to John Longden, chief executive of Pub is The Hub

Pub community fund backed by Greene King

Greene King has donated another £15,000 to an organisation that helps pub landlords offer more services to their communities.

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Robert and Laura Strathern of Fairfields Farm.

Fairfields moves into Far East market

Wormingford-based crisp producer Fairfields Farm has signed contracts with two major retail groups in Hong Kong.

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Budget announcement

Disappointment in Suffolk over Budget announcement

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce said it was disappointed by the plans set out in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget yesterday.

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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.

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Brett MacDonald has launched a crowdfunding attempt to raise �100,000 for a new HR technology app

Sudbury tech firm looks for investment

A Sudbury businessman has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise £100,000 for his online recruitment software.

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Roger Chinery has had four cars used in Prime Suspect 1973

TV police drama has lots of classic moments

A prequel to the hit TV drama Prime Suspect got under way on ITV One last week – and it will feature three cars owned by a Great Yeldham businessman.

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Launch of Suffolk Care Awards 2017

Nominations open for Suffolk Care Awards

Do you know an amazing carer? Do you have a family member or friend receiving excellent care in Suffolk from an individual, carehome or care agency staff member?

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James Cartlidge MP at Sudbury station

Meeting about new rail depot including wheel lathe which should ‘boost local area’

Members of the public are invited to a meeting to find out more about Greater Anglia’s plans for a new rail maintenance depot on the Suffolk/Essex border.

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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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New Mencap shop in Glemsford

New Mencap charity shop in Glemsford

Mencap have opened one of their shops in Glemsford. The new shop is in Bells Lane.

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Zoe Lucas who has completed two professional accountancy qualifications while an apprentice with Suffolk Housing

Suffolk Housing helps young people towards new careers through apprenticeship schemes

Three young people who have launched themselves towards fulfilling careers after joining Suffolk Housing as apprentices are encouraging others to follow their lead ahead of National Aprenticeship Week.

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