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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.

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.

It’s great to see Ipswich Borough Council’s new Crown multi-storey car park open for business, writes David Ellesmere, leader of Ipswich Borough Council.

Suffolk will pass on the story of the Great War to the next generation – and this video shows how it will be done.

Almost two thirds of Essex’s police officers who responded to a survey said they would be willing to carry guns – 10 per cent higher than the average in England and Wales.

An East Anglian company which helps people to carry on living in their own homes has been shortlisted for a top award.

Clacton will commemorate the 73rd anniversary of VJ Day, by holding a service on the seafront.

A first-class Suffolk postman – who delivered mail to 365 addresses on his round – received a rousing send-off from dozens of grateful villagers he has served over the years following his retirement.

A west Suffolk church has been boosted by more than £56,000 in grants for “urgent and important” refurbishment work to preserve the 13th Century building for future generations.

Passengers have been waiting up to two and a half hours to get through passport control at Stansted Airport – with delays predicted to get even worse after the UK leaves the EU.

Campaigners are urging people to take action and write to MPs in a bid to save their local pubs as it’s revealed visits to them are plummeting.

This is the dramatic moment when armed police swooped on a car and arrested two men after a teenager was allegedly threatened with an axe and a hammer.

A volunteer lifeboat crew were called out to reports of a child being swept out to sea in a dinghy.

More than 100 former employees who lost their jobs when an Ipswich firm which went into administration have been awarded a total of at least £300,000.

Thousands of tonnes of paper, card and plastic rubbish is being sent overseas by councils, statistics have revealed.

A 34-year-old man, reported missing from Aldeburgh, has been found.

Last week Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner and chief constable announced proposals to move more than 100 police officers into Safer Neighbourhood Teams while reducing the number of PCSOs. Today, writing exclusively for the EADT and Ipswich Star. chief constable Gareth Wilson explains in greater detail why the constabulary needs to change.

The latest crime figures from the Office of National Statistics are deeply worrying.

An 87-year-old German-speaking man reported missing from Ipswich earlier today has been found safe and well, police have confirmed.

A senior Suffolk councillor who allegedly made an Islamophobic comment on Facebook has apologised.

A Suffolk family have been left heartbroken after fire destroyed their home and claimed the life of their beloved dog.

Liam Gallagher writes very bad songs.

A bid to make more land available for affordable and specialist housing for those most in need has been rejected by a council.

Majors Corner, Ipswich, and the area nearby, featured recently in Days Gone By, and it has sparked much debate about this busy part of the town centre.

The decision to opt for a new route for the A120 between Braintree and the A12 would not help address transport concerns for a major planned housing development in West Tey, it has been claimed.

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