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’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 

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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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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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East Anglia and Diss top UK’s property price growth index for 2016

East Anglia has seen the strongest growth in property prices of any region in the UK, with Diss seeing the largest percentage growth.

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Post Office makes robust contingency vow

Post Office vows minimal disruption for public this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it will be Christmas as usual as strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

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Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy by Food Standards Agency

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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Shoppers to spend £20.6 billion on Christmas food and groceries

UK shoppers are set to spend a bumper £20.6 billion on food and groceries this Christmas, according to figures released this week.

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Johnston Press agrees sale of 13 newspapers in East Anglia and East Midlands

Johnston Press, which owns this newspaper, has today announced it plans to sell 13 of its titles in East Anglia and the East Midlands to Cambridge-based Iliffe Media.

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