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Ipswich students inspired to aim high in their careers
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Primary school pupils in Ipswich have been encouraged to aim higher at a careers event organised by New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and local groups to address social mobility. More than 500 Year 5 pupils met with a diverse range of employers, from EDF Energy, HMRC and the NHS to individuals including a judge, […]

Congestion will be cut by £4.6m work to key city route

A £4.6m scheme to widen the A1074 Dereham Road, between the Longwater Lane junction and Britannia Way at Costessey in Norwich, has been completed with traffic, now flowing smoothly along the busy route. The scheme which will cut congestion and make the route fit for the future has been finished on time and to budget. Work […]

UEA Institute of Productivity gets the green light
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Multi-Million Investment In Digital Engineering A £7.4 million pound Institute of Productivity will be created at UEA, helping to educate the next generation of digitally aware engineers and business leaders within modern engineering facilities. The Institute of Productivity will deliver a new regional hub for engineering, technology and management, providing innovative engineering and business solutions […]

Dutch Ambassador gains insight in region’s excellence
Dutch Ambassador Simon Smits visit 27 June 2019 – outside Centrum at Norwich Research Park by Lesley van Dijk

Strengthening North Sea Neighbours’ economic ties The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Simon Smits will be meeting with a Norfolk and Suffolk delegation on Thursday 27 June to gain a deeper understanding of the area’s excellence in research and innovation around food, health and new technologies. Regional representatives will be seeking business and […]

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