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Shopping in Ipswich is to get a welcome boost over the next few months as new stores open in the town centre.

A message on Holbrook Academy’s website tonight said Anglian Water engineers will be working through the night to repair a burst water main which closed the school today.

A robotics club at a Suffolk primary school have been crowned champions at a national competition.

A sinkhole measuring 6ft wide and 4ft deep trapped a car while a burst water main left a road “crumbling away” in Holbrook.

Almost two years worth of roadworks have taken place in Ranelagh Road since 2012, the Star can reveal.

Primark are urgently recalling novelty cat leggings from all of their UK stores over fears they could present a choking hazard.

Problems with signals on the main line north of Suffolk are causing delays to trains this afternoon.

A Scottish band famous for songs such as I Don’t Want a Lover is coming to Ipswich later this year.

A Suffolk engineer who served in the RAF has been cleared of assaulting an electrician on the promenade at Felixstowe.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust are recruiting for an unusual kind of intern – someone who will help Ipswich become Britain’s most hedgehog-friendly town.

Windows were smashed, concrete was used to break open a door to a business and a car was broken into in Felixstowe earlier this week sparking a police investigation.

A 34-year-old man from Clacton appeared in court charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in St Osyth.

Pub lovers in Butley are celebrating today after the first pints were pulled at the revamped Oyster Inn – four years after shutting its doors.

A family’s beloved cat was “kicked like a football” and left for dead by a gang in Colchester, a father has claimed.

Ambulance crews responding to life-threatening emergencies like heart attacks and strokes are failing to meet targets in Suffolk and Essex, new figures show.

Roads policing officers have closed one lane of the A14 eastbound in Ipswich this afternoon.

Six fire crews – including the hazardous materials unit – rushed to the scene of a chemical incident at the Witham Leisure Centre this morning.

An Ipswich Hospital nurse is to be struck off the register for stealing morphine and failing to turn up to a string of misconduct hearings.

The search for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague has been delayed again after the excavator being used to look for him at the Milton landfill site broke down.

Singer Gilbert O’Sullivan has cancelled his performance tonight at the Ipswich Corn Exchange.

A Suffolk engineer who served in the RAF has been cleared of assaulting an electrician on the promenade at Felixstowe.

An exhibition showcasing art by professional painters and photographers has been at a Suffolk pub this week.

A balloon launched into space by a Hertfordshire secondary school has landed in the sea near Felixstowe.

A life-saving Suffolk charity is appealing for new volunteers to help them continue to provide support to patients.

Crews from Clacton, Great Baddow, South Woodham Ferrers and the animal rescue unit were sent to Aragon Close in Jaywick at around 9.11am to help a large black horse which had become stuck in a ditch.

Commuters heading home to Suffolk from London have said they are “packed in like sardines” on rush hour train services after a train fault.

National Grid bosses have apologised after admitting a completely different section of Woodbridge Road will be hit by ten weeks of roadworks this summer.

A Suffolk grandfather died after taking medication prescribed for someone else, an inquest has heard.

A nurse who allegedly tricked his friends and family into believing he was a surgeon is still able to practice – nearly three years after leaving his job.

Britain’s victims’ commissioner visited Suffolk earlier this month to witness first-hand some of the work being carried out to support abuse victims.

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