Local businesses in Lowestoft are to benefit from extra government help, after the town was awarded Assisted Area status.
It means companies can now apply for additional funding and tax breaks to create jobs and expand their business.
Great Yarmouth, Harwich and Clacton are among other places in the East which will also benefit from the scheme.
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Councils are examining their budgets and deciding where savings and cuts can be made as government funding is to be cut by 14% next year.
Rain will turn steady and occasionally heavy after midnight before clearing early tomorrow. Sunnier but colder weather then returns.
The very mild weather will continue during the rest of today before it turns wet overnight. Tomorrow will be sunnier but also colder.