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Suffolk Business Centre receives energy efficiency grant funding

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Hadleigh Business Centre lease office space to mostly startup businesses and are based in Ipswich. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project for LED lighting throughout their building. Read More >

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New EPC Regulations for Commercial Landlords

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As you may be aware, since 1 April 2018, landlords of non-domestic private rented properties (including public sector landlords) may not grant a tenancy to new or existing tenants if their property has an EPC rating of band F or G (shown on a valid Energy Performance Certificate for the property). Read More >

Meet the Team - Peter Frost

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This month we meet Peter Frost, Environment Strategy Officer and Networks Manager at Suffolk County Council, the leading partner on the BEE Anglia Project. Read More >

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Norfolk & Norwich Eco Awards

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Last week we were invited to attend the Norfolk & Norwich Eco Awards ceremony. It was an inspiring evening and great to see so many fantastic projects from across Norfolk. It was extra special for us as the winner and runner up in the business category have both received support... Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Jamie Murphy

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This month we meet Jamie Murphy, part-time university student and part-time BEE Advisor covering the Norwich area. Read More >

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Energy Efficiency Grant Funding now available up to £50,000

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Recent changes to European funding rules mean that businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk can now access grants of up to £50,000 for energy efficiency measures, provided by a partnership involving the two County Councils. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Rex Kellett

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This month we meet Rex Kellett, who is one of our Senior BEE Advisors and heads up the Norfolk based BEE Anglia team. Read More >

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Refrigeration Regulation Changes

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If you have a requirement to change refrigerants due to the F Gas regulation phase out then you may be able to receive a grant to reduce the cost implications of changing to more energy efficient alternatives. Read More >

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Vote for Your Norwich and Norfolk Eco Hero!

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Public voting is now open to crown the winner of the esteemed Norwich and Norfolk eco hero title. Read More >

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Suffolk Pub awarded grant for Energy Efficiency Improvements

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The Brook Inn in Copdock & Washbrook is a community-owned free house bought predominantly by local shareholders in 2014. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project for cavity wall and roof insulation plus window and door double-glazing. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Dannielle Roche

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This month we meet Dannielle Roche who is one of our BEE Green Champions, working across Suffolk and Norfolk to visit businesses and spread the work about BEE Anglia. Read More >

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Over 500 Norfolk and Suffolk Businesses identify £3million of savings

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To date the project has reviewed 513 organisations, identified cost savings of £3,250,000 (£6,335 per business), and carbon savings of 27,000t (52t per business). The savings identified are the equivalent of taking 17,700 new cars off the road a year. Read More >

Meet the BEE Team - Jim Marschalek

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This month we meet Jim Marschalek, Graduate BEE Advisor covering the Mid Suffolk and Babergh area. Read More >

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Award winning small business in Mildenhall uses grant to cut energy costs

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Essential Care (Organics) Ltd are a family-run business based in Mildenhall, who are passionate about the power and efficacy of genuine natural skin care. They manufacture natural skin care and organic beauty products for sensitive skin under the brand Odylique. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Christian Figg

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This month we meet Christian Figg who is one of our BEE Green Champions, working across Suffolk and Norfolk to visit businesses and spread the work about BEE Anglia. Read More >

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Merry Christmas from the BEE Team

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Suffolk Medical Manufacturing Business uses grant to cut energy costs

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Plinth Medical, based in Eye, Suffolk, are a manufacturing firm with 40 years of continuous experience of providing medical patient furniture. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project to upgrade the lighting in their new premises to LED. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Simon Best

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This month we meet Simon Best from Nwes. As European Strategy Manager, he oversees the energy efficiency grants scheme Read More >

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Grant helps Bury St Edmunds Business Kiezebrink cut energy costs

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Kiezebrink UK are one of the largest suppliers of exotic animal food and raw meat diets in the UK. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project to increase their processing and freezer storage facility. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Kirsty Wilmot

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This month we meet Kirsty Wilmot, one of the newest Graduate Advisors on the BEE Anglia project based in Suffolk. Read More >

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Grant helps Suffolk business Roland Plastics cut lighting costs

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Roland Plastics are a Suffolk based manufacturing firm specialising in the supply of bespoke plastic injected mouldings and assemblies in a wide range of thermoplastic materials. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project to upgrade their lighting to LED in the workshop areas. Read More >

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Grant funding to cut heating costs for Beccles Letting Agents

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Little Beck Properties is a small family run commercial property letting agent in North Suffolk. Based near Beccles, they have small industrial units to let for workshop, manufacturing and storage use. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project for the purchase and... Read More >

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We've supported 398 businesses - you could be next

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Norfolk and Suffolk County Councils are collaborating with Groundwork and NWES to use EU funding to support businesses in the region. One such business is Barnwell Print, based in Aylsham, Norfolk. Read More >

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£100,000 in grant funding awarded to businesses

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Grants are available for up to 28% of the overall project cost, up to a maximum of £20,000, with a minimum of £1,000 (approximate total project cost of £3,500). Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Amy Coulter

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This month we meet Amy Coulter, Senior Advisor on the BEE Anglia project based in Suffolk and all round expert in the Carbon Charter. Read More >

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Grant funding now available for Retail businesses

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Recent changes to European funding rules mean that retail businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk can now access grants for energy efficiency measures. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - June Davenport

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This month we meet June Davenport who is the BEE Anglia Delivery Manager. Read More >

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Norfolk and Suffolk Businesses identify over £2m of savings with help from Business Energy Efficiency Anglia

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To date the project has reviewed 320 organisations, identified cost savings of £2,096,351 (£6,551 per business), and carbon savings of 21,557t (67t per business). The savings identified are the equivalent of 6407 flights from London to Sydney. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Ashwin Patel

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This month we meet Ashwin Patel who is a BEE Anglia Advisor covering Breckland, West Norfolk & Kings Lynn Read More >

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Temporary Role with BEE Anglia

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Sales and Customer Relationship Co-ordinator Read More >

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Energy Efficiency accreditation scheme for Norfolk Businesses launches

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Norfolk businesses of all sizes now have access to a tailor made accreditation to showcase their commitment to the environment. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Caroline Gould

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This month we meet Caroline Gould, BEE Anglia Marketing Officer (and writer of news articles and blog posts!). Read More >

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Grants available for ANY Energy Efficiency measure for Suffolk and Norfolk Businesses

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So far BEE Anglia have awarded £72,309 in grant funding for various energy efficiency projects including radiant heating, vehicle tracking, wood burner and lighting. The scope for grant funding has been widened to enable ANY energy efficiency measure to be considered. Read More >

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Defra’s Deputy Director of Air Quality and Industrial Emissions visits Groundwork Suffolk Offices

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On Thursday 9th February, Harriet Wallace, Deputy Director, Air Quality and Industrial Emissions at Defra spent the day with us at the Groundwork Suffolk offices. Her visit was part of a National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) 'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme. Read More >

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Meet the BEE Team - Aimee Clark

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This month we meet one of our senior advisors, Aimee Clark. Aimee covers the Mid Suffolk and Babergh areas. Read More >

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Norwich & Norfolk Eco Awards

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Norwich & Norfolk Eco Awards – raise the environmental profile of your business. Read More >

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Meet The BEE Team - David Barnard

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Each month we will be getting to know the BEE Team members - first up is BEE Advisor David Barnard. David covers the Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury areas in Suffolk. Read More >

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BEE Anglia identifies over £1m of energy savings

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BEE Anglia identifies over £1m of energy savings for Suffolk and Norfolk Businesses. Read More >

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Norfolk businesses can ‘BEE’ greener

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The BEE (Business Energy Efficiency) Anglia project was officially launched in Norfolk on Thursday 17 November with an event held at The Enterprise Centre at University of East Anglia in Norfolk. Read More >

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We are looking for Green Champions!

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We are recruiting a number of highly enthusiastic and personable Green Champions to join our team and support our Business Energy Efficiency Anglia project which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Read More >

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‘BEE’ greener and save money for FREE.

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The BEE (Business Energy Efficiency) Anglia project was officially launched in Suffolk on Friday 23 September with an event held at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook. The project is funded by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund and is being delivered across the region through a... Read More >

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European funding is available but ‘BEE’ quick.

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Businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk can ‘BEE’ greener and save money for free, thanks to this latest project. European funding was approved just in the nick of time to help Norfolk and Suffolk businesses become greener and cut their energy costs. Read More >

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Events

Green Business Networking Event

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Time: 05:00
Venue: Sailing Barge Victor, Outside Old Custom House, Ipswich IP4 1BY

Thursday 24th May 2018

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Tackling the Packaging Challenge

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Time: 09:30
Venue: The Co-op, Wherstead Park, Ipswich IP9 2BJ

How to improve the sustainability of your packaging

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Futuristic Transport

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Venue: The Enterprise Centre, UEA, Norwich NR4 7TJ

BEE Anglia will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Futuristic Transport Event being held at UEA.

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Two Counties Business Exhibition

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Time: 10:30
Venue: Newmarket Racecourse

BEE Anglia is excited to be exhibiting at this year’s Two Counties Business Exhibition.If you were ever going to take a day out of the office to focus on your marketing strategy, make some new contacts and start conversations that could result in new business opportunities, this event should definitely...

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Premium Light Pro Workshop

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Time: 09:15
Venue: LIA Academy, Stafford Park 7, Telford, Shropshire TF3 3BQ

Workshop - Right Light, Right Place, Right TimeHow to save energy and costs by upgrading your business to LED lighting Upgrading lighting in non-domestic premises offers a huge energy and cost saving opportunity. It’s estimated that around 14 billion kWh could be saved nationwide through low-energy lighting – around the...

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New Year Networking

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Time: 10:00
Venue: No8 Thorpe Road, Norwich NR1 1RY

Join us for the first networking event of 2018.

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GOLD Charter Members Lunch

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Time: 12:00
Venue: The Froize, Chillesford IP12 3PU

Annual lunch for GOLD members of the Carbon Charter.

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Lowestoft Breakfast Club

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Time: 07:30
Venue: Ivy House Country Hotel, Oulton Broad, NR33 8HY

One of our BEE advisors, Anthony will be presenting at the first Lowestoft Breakfast Club of 2018. Book your place now to find out more about BEE Anglia and enjoy a delicious breakfast.

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FSB Small Business Expo 2017

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Time: 10:30
Venue: The Forum, 2 Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1TF

BEE Anglia will be exhibiting at the upcoming Small Business Expo. Come along and meet the team to find out how we can support your business to be more energy efficient with FREE support and grant funding. More details below:

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Menta Trade Fair 2017

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Time: 11:00
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD

The BEE Anglia team will be exhibiting at the Menta Trade Fair this year. Come along and find out how we can help your business be more energy efficient with FREE support and grant funding. More details below:

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Norfolk B2B Exhibition 2017

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Time: 10:00
Venue: Norwich City Football Club, Carrow Road, Norwich, NR1 1JE

The BEE Anglia team will be on hand to show Norfolk businesses how they can be more energy efficient and access grant funding. More details below:

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Business Advice Surgery - Great Yarmouth

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Time: 11:00
Venue: Department of International Trade's Export Hub, Unit 3, Malory Road, Beacon Park NR31 7DT

Senior Advisor Rex Kellett will be attending this event. Come along to meet Rex and find out how we can help your business to be more energy efficient with FREE support and grant funding. Further details below:

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Green Business Summer Party

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Time: 04:30
Venue: Woolley, Church Lane, Freckenham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 8JF

Hosted by three times GOLD Carbon Charter holders Woolley at what must be one of Suffolk's greenest, and most scenic, business sites.

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Suffolk Coast Business Event

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Time: 09:00
Venue: Ufford Park Hotel and Spa, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1QW

BEE Anglia will be exhibiting and speaking at the Suffolk Coast Business Forum. Come and speak to Amy and Gabriella to find out more about how BEE Anglia could help your business.

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New Anglia Growth Hub Webinar

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Time: 12:00
Venue: Online Webinar

New Anglia Growth Hub, together with Barclays are running a series of webinars to give you clear business support information to help your business expand and grow. In this session, you get 3 in 1 as we look at 3 business support programmes designed to help your business grow.

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Green Business Fund Workshop

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Time: 09:30
Venue: Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, Felaw Maltings, 44 Felaw Street, Ipswich, IP2 8SQ

The Carbon Trust has launched a new fund providing capital for smaller businesses to replace old, power-guzzling equipment, together with expert advice to boost the efficiency and productivity of businesses across England, Scotland and Wales.

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Buy Local Norfolk Networking Event

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Time: 06:00
Venue: The Cottage, Thunder Lane, Norwich NR7 0JD

BEE Anglia Advisor Saleema Quraishi will be speaking at the Buy Local Norfolk Networking event in December. She will be informing delegates all about the BEE Anglia project and how it could help their business and their clients businesses.

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Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Lunch

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Time: 11:30
Venue: Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich

BEE Anglia Delivery Manager June Davenport will be speaking at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Lunch in November. She will be informing delegates all about the BEE Anglia project and how it could help their business and their clients businesses.

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Norfolk BEE Launch Event

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Time: 02:00
Venue: The Enterprise Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich

BEE Anglia has three core offers that have been designed to help businesses reduce carbon and save money. These create a package of independent advice, funding and recognition for their efforts.

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Time: 10:00
Venue: NCFC, Carrow Rd

Thursday, 13 October 2016

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Suffolk BEE Launch Event

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Time: 11:00
Venue: Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Ipswich

BEE Anglia has three core offers that have been designed to help businesses reduce carbon and save money. These create a package of independent advice, funding and recognition for their efforts.

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