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Business and innovation centre now up and running

Business and innovation centre now up and running

Business and innovation centre now up and running

02 November 2020

A brand new 30,000 sq ft business and innovation centre was opened in a Suffolk town this morning.


'It's a punch in the stomach': Town centre businesses react to second lockdown

'It's a punch in the stomach': Town centre businesses react to second lockdown

'It's a punch in the stomach': Town centre businesses react to second lockdown

02 November 2020

A business leader has described the second lockdown as a 'punch in the stomach' and has urged shoppers to support town centre traders.


Coral owner announces expected £34million profits hit over lockdown

Coral owner announces expected £34million profits hit over lockdown

Coral owner announces expected £34million profits hit over lockdown

02 November 2020

The company which owns Coral and Ladbrokes betting shops is set to lose £34million in profits if a second lockdown sees its stores close.


Tea pot manufacturer sees demand in customers wanting a brew

Tea pot manufacturer sees demand in customers wanting a brew

Tea pot manufacturer sees demand in customers wanting a brew

01 November 2020

A tea pot maker has put a recent rise in sales down to customers turning to simple pleasures during lockdown.


Family prepares to open new Suffolk wedding venue

Family prepares to open new Suffolk wedding venue

Family prepares to open new Suffolk wedding venue

01 November 2020

A Suffolk family have spent lockdown repurposing their two-acre farm into what they hope will be one of the county’s most exciting new wedding venues.


Arrest after town centre shop targeted in burglary

Arrest after town centre shop targeted in burglary

Arrest after town centre shop targeted in burglary

31 October 2020

Police made an arrest after a break-in at a town centre shop.


Hundreds support campaign to reopen community pub closed since lockdown

Hundreds support campaign to reopen community pub closed since lockdown

Hundreds support campaign to reopen community pub closed since lockdown

31 October 2020

Hundreds of people have added their voice to a campaign to reopen a community pub which has been closed since lockdown.


Monthly market is back on track and flourishing

Monthly market is back on track and flourishing

Monthly market is back on track and flourishing

30 October 2020

A monthly Suffolk market is beginning to thrive again after its relaunch earlier this year was disrupted by the coronavirus lockdown.


Newsagent set to shut after racing’s halt sees sales slide

Newsagent set to shut after racing’s halt sees sales slide

Newsagent set to shut after racing’s halt sees sales slide

30 October 2020

A popular long standing newsagent is set to close after coronavirus restrictions put a sledgehammer through the business.


Give a gift to town businesses

Give a gift to town businesses

Give a gift to town businesses

28 October 2020

Finding Christmas presents which tick all the boxes can be a challenge, but a new solution could be available this year.


Footballer Marcus Rashford shows support for pub offering free lunches for children

Footballer Marcus Rashford shows support for pub offering free lunches for children

Footballer Marcus Rashford shows support for pub offering free lunches for children

28 October 2020

Footballer Marcus Rashford has shown his support for a Suffolk pub offering free lunches to children in need over the half term holidays.


Mother-of-two launches jewellery business in lockdown

Mother-of-two launches jewellery business in lockdown

Mother-of-two launches jewellery business in lockdown

28 October 2020

Where some see crisis, a mother-of-two saw an opportunity to start her own jewellery business.


Town restaurant shut for months is set to reopen

Town restaurant shut for months is set to reopen

Town restaurant shut for months is set to reopen

27 October 2020

A restaurant in a town shopping centre is to reopen after being shut for months.


Teacher gives up 12-year career to pursue dream of opening sustainability store

Teacher gives up 12-year career to pursue dream of opening sustainability store

Teacher gives up 12-year career to pursue dream of opening sustainability store

25 October 2020

A former teacher has opened a new sustainability shop after having been inspired by her students' passion for protecting the planet.


Butcher opens shop after online success

Butcher opens shop after online success

Butcher opens shop after online success

24 October 2020

As one career finished, another opportunity emerged for a former postman who has quickly established himself as a trusted butcher.


High street chain reveals which town most likely to host first specialist store for 'geeks'

High street chain reveals which town most likely to host first specialist store for 'geeks'

High street chain reveals which town most likely to host first specialist store for 'geeks'

23 October 2020

Company plans 100 new stores for 'all things geeky' over the next two years.


Restaurant opens warm winter tipis in gardens

Restaurant opens warm winter tipis in gardens

Restaurant opens warm winter tipis in gardens

23 October 2020

A restaurant group has ‘taken the indoors, outdoors’ by installing Winter Garden Tipis in some of its venues.


Business improvement district reveals five point plan to beat Covid

Business improvement district reveals five point plan to beat Covid

Business improvement district reveals five point plan to beat Covid

23 October 2020

A business improvement district has set out its coronavirus recovery plan today as it begins its campaign to get town businesses to back it.


Empty shops to be given a facelift thanks to local artists

Empty shops to be given a facelift thanks to local artists

Empty shops to be given a facelift thanks to local artists

22 October 2020

A Suffolk council has unveiled plans for a community art initiative to brighten up empty town centre shops.


Virtual High Street relaunches in upgraded form to support town's businesses amid coronavirus pandemic

Virtual High Street relaunches in upgraded form to support town's businesses amid coronavirus pandemic

Virtual High Street relaunches in upgraded form to support town's businesses amid coronavirus pandemic

22 October 2020

The expanded online scheme has signed up more than 50 businesses, who each have their own personalised page to promote their products and services.


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