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MP invites nominations for ‘best curry house’

MP Matt Hancock is seeking nominations for the best curry house in West Suffolk.

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Work begins on the new leisure centre for East Cambs in Ely. Pictured are, from left, Corn� van Mook, contract manager at Pellikaan, Faye Worrall, senior cost consultant, Mace, Sally Bonnett, infrastructure & strategy manager, East Cambs and Cllr Richard Hobbs, chairman of the council's commercial services committee

Work begins on new leisure centre and pool in Ely for East Cambridgeshire District Council

Work has begun on the new leisure centre in Ely which will serve people in East Cambridgeshire.

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Screwfix is coming to Mildenhall

Screwfix opens in Mildenhall

Trade and DIY retailer Screwfix is officially opening its first store in Mildenhall on Thursday February 9.

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Train leaving King's Lynn Railway Station

Millions set to fund studies of East Anglia rail upgrade plans

A multi-million pound package has been drawn up to pay for detailed analysis of the work needed to upgrade a key bottleneck on East Anglia’s rail network.

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Millions in European Funding available for rural businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk

Millions in European Funding available for rural businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk

Nearly £10million of European funding is now available for rural businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk.

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’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

Most workers believe that performance reviews are a waste of time, a new study has found.

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Lakenheath Railway Station 

Picture Mark Westley

Birders are the only passengers flocking to Lakenheath station

A Suffolk rail station has achieved the status of being one of the least used in Britain.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Matt Hancock rides out on Our Vic during a visit to the British Racing School in Newmarket  in 2013 ENGANL00120130118115057

Newmarket’s MP backs betting levy changes

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has backed the shake-up of the Horserace Betting Levy announced yesterday.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Radio Caroline is hoping to get a licence to broadcast on AM from its ship Ross Revenge ANL-171001-163016001

Move to refloat Radio Caroline on AM for East Anglia

The former pirate station Radio Caroline is hoping to refloat on medium wave across East Anglia from its ship Ross Revenge.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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David Leatham of Swynford Manor.

A “rescued” wedding venue in Newmarket is the choice for a growing number of brides

Brides from across the UK are choosing a landmark Newmarket mansion as the ideal venue for their big day.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

The Co-op has announced a nationwide recall of 165,000 hollow milk chocolate Santa figures after two alleged tampering incidents.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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