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Emily Townsend

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The father of a 19-year-old Suffolk girl who died from anorexia fears many more patients have died as a result of how eating disorders are still treated.

It was touch and go for Pickle the black Labrador when she was hit by a car on the A14 this summer – but now the determined pooch is making a remarkable recovery.

A first-time mum who was facing deportation at seven months pregnant has had the decision overturned, her husband has revealed.

Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman and Ipswich-born actor Ralph Fiennes are in talks to star in a new film about Suffolk’s Sutton Hoo, it has emerged.

A Suffolk police officer who has been assaulted around 100 times in 17 years while working on the front line in Ipswich has welcomed a new law increasing the penalty for attacking emergency staff.

Highways chiefs are monitoring gusts and wind speeds as Storm Ali makes its way to Suffolk.

A prisoner who absconded while on leave from an Ipswich medical facility has been found.

The footballer Kevin Beattie, regularly voted Ipswich Town’s greatest ever player, has died aged 64.

A campaign to raise awareness of online dangers to children will help more than 10,000 young people in Suffolk, we can reveal.

A distraught mother’s life was turned upside down when her teenage son vanished without a trace 12 years ago – but in a new role, she’s a lifeline to others battling similar turmoil.

A community leader is penning an urgent letter to the Home Secretary over a distraught first-time mum’s fight against deportation.

Every child should be taught to swim, cope with riptides and learn life-saving skills – that’s the call from a community leader following a teenager’s tragic death.

Beekeepers have blasted suspected arsonists after an Ipswich apiary used by children, families and people with disabilities was burned to the ground.

Campaigners outraged by the treatment of a heavily pregnant first-time mum from Essex are rallying around to support her and her husband.

Lucy Galligan, from Wattisfield, suffers with brittle asthma – a severe form of the illness.

A first-time mum expecting her baby girl in 10 weeks’ time has been threatened with deportation has spoken out over the ordeal in a hard-hitting video interview.

A liver transplant recipient from Suffolk is speaking out as new data reveals just 40% of people are signed up to donate in the county.

An expectant mother has been left distraught after being told she must return to China despite being just weeks away from giving birth.

Preventing homelessness before it happens may help to solve growing numbers of cases tackled by Citizens Advice in Ipswich, bosses have revealed.

More than half a million pounds is to be invested in tackling homelessness and rough sleeping in Ipswich by 2020, government officials have revealed.

A major operation to strip cladding from one of Suffolk’s highest tower blocks has begun – with workers spotted scaling the building this week.

Cracking down on speeding is not a money making exercise – that’s the message from police as it’s revealed thousands of motorists are still being clocked by cameras.

The sister of a once bubbly and lively ski instructor given a crushing diagnosis of dementia at just 31 is speaking out about her family’s harrowing journey to warn others.

The big day has arrived – and thousands of pupils across north Essex, including schools in Tendring, Colchester and Braintree are finding out their GCSE grades.

Hundreds of pupils across Suffolk are finding out their long-awaited GCSE results this morning.

Thousands of pupils from Ipswich and Felixstowe are finding out their GCSE results today.

People living in Suffolk and north Essex witnessed an unexpected display from the Red Arrows this evening.

Frontline ambulance staff spent the equivalent of half a year waiting to handover patients to A&E at our hospitals.

More than one in four A-levels in Essex were awarded top grades this year – as overall results exceeded the national average.

Hundreds of students in west Suffolk will be frantically hitting the refresh button on their UCAS applications on A-level results day.

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