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Six out of nine under-performing care homes in Ipswich have seen their Care Quality Commission inspection ratings improve in the past year.

A father-of-three from Kesgrave is running the London Marathon on Sunday in memory of a friend and colleague who died of a cardiomyopathy related heart attack.

Thousands of excited schoolchildren descended on Trinity Park in Ipswich today to learn all about food, farming and the Suffolk countryside.

A Suffolk primary school’s football team came face-to-face with their sporting heroes today when Ipswich Town stars David McGoldrick and Emyr Huws popped in to say hello.

The University of Suffolk’s first cohort of photography students are auctioning off some of their superb snaps to raise cash for gallery space in London.

Chelsworth Avenue in Ipswich has now reopened to traffic after a sinkhole opened up in the road this morning.

The Mayor of Ipswich has dismissed a report ranking the town as the UK’s 13th unhappiest place saying his experience is that there are “a lot of happy and content people about”.

Comedian Jim Tavaré will no longer grace the stage of Clacton’s Princes Theatre or Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion after being involved in a near fatal car crash in his home city of Los Angeles.

A car crashed into a double decker bus on Wherstead Road in Ipswich this morning causing tailbacks in the town.

Thieves used a 4x4 vehicle to steal a cash machine from a petrol station in Great Barton in the early hours of this morning.

Essex Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Colchester.

Monmouth Court Care Home in Ipswich was treated to a visit from the mayor today as it held its Easter celebration bake off.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) control room received more than 11,700 emergency calls over the busy Easter period.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a timber yard in Ipswich on Monday afternoon.

Ed Sheeran is set to hit the BBC Radio Four airwaves as the first castaway of the new series of Desert Island Discs in May.

The Post Office has announced its branch in Sible Hedingham will move to its new home at the village’s Londis supermarket in May – despite objections from the parish council and villagers.

All lanes of the M11 near Stansted Airport are now clear following a collision involving a motorcyclist which temporarily closed the northbound carriageway.

More than 150 competitors saddled up and took part in the Ipswich Horse Society’s charity horse show at Trinity Park yesterday.

Thousands got a taste of medieval times at Hedingham Castle’s spectacular jousting tournament.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in St Lawrence in Essex this morning,

Suffolk police have forked out more than £260,000 for 132 compensation claims in the last five years.

A spectacular chocolate cake bunny, an intricate cupcake bouquet and a delicious salted caramel surprise were the stars of the Ipswich Hospital charity’s first ever Easter bake-off.

Football legend Alan Shearer has shown his support for a charity hike from the Sir Bobby Robson statue in Ipswich to the Sir Bobby statue in Newcastle in aid of the late manager’s foundation.

A Suffolk police operation looking to tackle recent criminal activity and anti-social behaviour in Ipswich has led to more than 40 arrests.

Police have renewed an appeal to trace a woman they wish to speak to in connection to a fraud where £12,500 was stolen from the bank account of a woman from Bury St Edmunds.

More than £2,000 of uncut crack cocaine and 80 wraps of the class A drug have been seized after a police raid on a house in Ipswich.

Police in Essex are investigating after a woman was robbed at knifepoint in the Greenstead area of Colchester.

There’s still time to have your say on plans to overhaul the council ward boundaries in Tendring in Essex.

An air ambulance has descended in Ravenswood Green in Ipswich tonight after a man collapsed in his home.

A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with serious burns to his upper body following a fire in Thaxted in Essex this morning.

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