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Primrose Pork has won Gold in British sausage Week

Bargain deal for Colchester town centre retailers

Toast: Crystal Eaves, Elise Fitzpatrick and Erica Naysmith celebrate the launch of Amour Boutique in Eight Ash Green. (CO48261)

Mums keep their word and open salon near Colchester

Colchester couple open allergy-free shop

Welcome move: Johann Tasker (W7EC9)

Cutting-edge broadband for Colchester could benefit rural areas

Challenging an inheritance or changing a will

local lift company is moving

County banking scheme axed

What’s in store – artist’s impression of the new Co-op

New Coggeshall store plan unveiled

Stansted still set for sell-off

Google at centre of web slur row

Rock bottom – this empty shop is part of a grim trend, according to the figures

One in six shops now empty in Colchester

"Worrying" rise in empty shops in Colchester

Businesses rally to save towns’ Citizens' Advice Bureau

Clothes shop is folding after 100 years

Celebrity chef's show inspires new training hotel

We’ll boycott town, says fined coach boss

Future of Colchester hotel secured

Businesses voice support for A12 patrols

Buyout secures 180 jobs at toothpaste tube firm

The S&K convenience store, in Colchester, has applied to Colchester Council for expansion

Store wants to fight rivals by expanding

What the London Olympic Stadium will look like

Not long now till the Olympics...here’s how your firm can cash in

Dennis Brosnan holding a sign advertising his truck stop on the A120

Truck stop owner sits it out after car advert ban

Traders aim to boost business with leaflet

Colchester stores in doubt as HMV announces 60 closures

Brighter future – the pub’s manager, Duncan Adkinson

Back-to-basics plan for Mark’s new pub

Struggle in the rural community – farmer Chris Butler

Farms call for help over rural poverty

£2.4m Colbea centre for businesses to open in Colchester

Nigel Warren, Sainsbury’s boss John Priest and Jim Leask

New Sainsbury's takes on 230 unemployed workers

Advice on skills and job prospects on offer in Colchester next week

New use for an old bus station – Dominic Harding and Marc De’Ath launched the

Fifties-style cafe coming to station kiosks for Christmas

Martin Hunt

Anger as cost of special parking deals is put up

Life changing – Amy Hicks and Craig Wright

Dole-busting scheme which changed our lives is latest cuts casualty

Town centre boost as three shops open for Christmas

Gemma Kariuki works with primates at Colchester Zoo

Zoo girl starts up business at home

Jobs boost as firm takes on old Vergo store

Nigel Clark in his makeshift stall

Stallholder Nigel lodges plan to stay at station

Cabbie sets up new London link

Essex business partnership ridiculed by Colchester MP

Grant funded – Derek Miller outside the pub

Government cash helped keep my 'local' open

Essex Chambers of Commerce's new chief on the cuts

Complaint about advertising leaflet is upheld

Worst effects to come from joblessness

Villagers call for end to Rowhedge Co-op delivery congestion

Kate Johnson and Barry Gough at Kotori, in Portal Precinct, which has just opened and has already been broken into

Thieves hit shop...just ten days after opening

Dave Wrench and Tony Taylor at Taylor’s Pie and Mash in Red Lion Walk, Colchester

Pies are Taylor made to fulfil Tony’s dream

Low empty shops tally ‘is a sign of prosperity’

Employees urged to get fitter

BAA 'must sell' Stansted Airport

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