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Former BBC Breakfast presenter and now Suffolk resident Bill Turnbull has spoken of his ongoing battle with cancer.

A man who threatened door staff at a bar in Braintree with a knife has been arrested by Essex Police.

A search has been launched by police for a 31-year-old man from Ipswich reported missing.

We all want the best for our children. So do Burston Primary and Tivetshall Primary Schools, who are focused on giving them an excellent grounding for life with their nurturing and innovative approach.

A woman who claims she was sexually abused as a child by a former Suffolk man during visits to his home has denied lying about the allegations.

The case of a 28-year-old man from Eye who was charged with arson following a night-time fire in a flat complex in the town has been adjourned until next month to allow a psychiatric report to be prepared.

Robots are working as medical secretaries alongside human staff at a Suffolk hospital in a first for the NHS, it has emerged.

A 21-year-old man who was involved in an attack where two men were stabbed with a “Rambo” style knife in Ipswich has been jailed for four years.

A troubled academy should be taken over by a council, it has been argued.

A 28-year-old man and 28-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Joe Pooley, whose body was found in the River Gipping in August.

Plastic straws have become a modern day plague, blighting our beaches and endangering sea life - but Environment Agency staff waged a war on these and other rubbish during a clean up along Dunwich and Minsmere beach.

An inspirational four-year-old boy who has endured five major operations in his lifetime has marked his first day at primary school – much to the delight of family and friends.

Fire chiefs have warned of the dangers posed by unattended candles following a blaze at an address in Clacton.

Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere writes about changes he would like to see to the economy.

Police and councillors have spoken of the “considerable disruption” and “waste of resources” after a man convicted of making a hoax bomb call walked free from court.

More than one in ten drivers failed on-the-spot eye checks in Essex in the last two-and-a-half years – with one motorist barely able to see beyond their windscreen, it can be revealed.

A petition calling for action over traffic chaos every time Dartford Crossing is closed has been launched.

A student has urged all youngsters to sign up to International Citizen Service after returning from the “adventure of a lifetime” by volunteering in Nepal.

A wildlife walk will give people the chance to see some rare sights of nature.

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter writes about the work going on to improve the lives of people in Suffolk.

A tragedy or a crisis can come at any time and affect anyone.

In the 1970s the local government system that had served this country for many years was deemed no longer fit for purpose and UDCs, RDCs, county boroughs and even some county councils like Middlesex were abolished in favour of the system we have today.

Suffolk Constabulary chief constable Gareth Wilson writes about assaults on officers, how the force is improving its handling of non-emergency calls and the bravery of police dogs.

Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE writes about what needs to happen to solve Britain’s housing crisis.

A woman suffered a fatal head injury as she was leaving the West Suffolk Hospital, an inquest has heard.

An estimated 600 rental properties in the Chelmsford area are expected to be affected by new national regulations.

The number of fines issued to motorists for driving in bus lanes is on track to double in two years, figures published by Essex County Council have revealed.

Are buses breaking the law?

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Buses are being visibly allowed to break traffic laws put in place to help them without consequence, while motorists are being hammered by wardens who barely wait a minute before issuing a ticket.

The body of a man has been discovered in the River Gipping in Ipswich.

Rail commuters are set to face a 3.5% fare increase next year with the annual cost of getting to work for many long distance travellers expected to rise by more than £150.

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