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Unprecedented demand on A&Es in Suffolk and north Essex has seen paramedics facing soaring delays handing over patients, figures reveal.

A severely disabled teenager from Essex met members of the Royal family as part of a “unique and memorable” experience on board a vintage train.

Applications by students to study nursing at the University of Suffolk have dropped by 17% since the Government abolished NHS bursaries, new figures reveal.

Firefighters were called to a crash in a Suffolk village as there were fears someone may have been trapped in a vehicle.

A survivor of domestic abuse from Ipswich is organising a fundraising effort for a charity that supported her after she was assaulted by a partner when she was pregnant with their child.

An Ipswich man whose mother had the roof of her Dominica home ripped off by Hurricane Maria has set up a charity appeal for the devastated Caribbean island.

An Ipswich man who suffered multiple serious injuries during a car crash has thanked emergency services for potentially saving his life.

A mother-of-two from Ipswich fighting a debilitating condition is fundraising for potentially life-changing surgery in Spain.

A man was treated for smoking inhalation after a washing machine fire broke out at his home in Suffolk.

A lorry is said to have crashed into a building in a busy street in the centre of Bury St Edmunds.

A man has escaped serious injury after the van he was driving, which was transporting gas bottles, rolled onto its roof during a crash in Suffolk today.

Detectives are appealing for two men who are believed to have spoken to a woman moments before she was raped in Colchester to come forward.

A woman who police wanted to speak to after a shopper aged in her 80s was knocked over by a mobility scooter and badly injured has been located following a CCTV appeal.

A blind woman has been left “very distressed and shaken” after her guide dog was attacked by another hound on a bus in Suffolk.

News about NHS plans to quiz patients on their sexuality has been met with caution by people in Suffolk, with one campaigner branding the move “intrusive” and “offensive”.

Storm Ophelia is to batter parts of the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph, but the East of England should see sunshine.

A man remains in a critical but stable condition following a collision between a car and a train at a level crossing in Melton yesterday.

Families in need of mental health support in Suffolk are being “pushed to breaking point and beyond” due to failings in the care system, it has been claimed.

NHS staff will be able ask patients whether they are straight, gay, bisexual or other under new Government plans.

Heroic neighbours have told how they rushed to the aid of an Ipswich family whose house caught fire in the early hours of the morning and used buckets of water from a pond to quell the flames.

An Essex councillor has denounced the “scumbag” who targeted his shop in a day light robbery and has called for harsher punishments against criminals.

A motorcyclist has come off his bike at a road leading onto a dual carriageway in Suffolk.

A man who tried to lie his way out of trouble after being caught speeding in Stanway has been disqualified from driving.

A teenager has been charged with possession of a knife and making threats with a blade after two men were threatened at knife-point on the streets of Clacton-on-Sea.

The Learning Disability Action Group was launched in August for patients to share their experiences and suggestions for improvement

Hundreds of walkers will take to the streets of Ipswich today for a 10-mile hike to raise money for charity and show support for those living with dementia.

“Shame on you” – those were the cries from objectors after councillors gave the controversial ‘cheese wedge’ housing proposal in Woodbridge the green light.

An Essex family have spoken in court of their grief and devastation as a drink-driver who took the life of a 72-year-old man was put behind bars.

West Suffolk Hospital has formed a partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant to boost donor numbers, while Essex County Hospital also backs the campaign

The charity launched its ‘Don’t let death kill life’ campaign this week but some people raised concern about parts of the manifesto as they claimed death can in certain cases be a tragedy

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