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A teacher who was caught in control of a vehicle in Witham while allegedly more than four times over the drink-drive limit has been charged.

A lorry driver failed to stop after it was involved in a collision with a car in Suffolk.

A home in Bury St Edmunds has been targeted by criminals for the second time in less than three weeks.

Ipswich and Colchester hospitals are set to merge in a bid to create an organisation that can stand the test of time within an NHS that is at breaking point.

A main road in Essex was shut tonight while workers cleared up oil and debris following a collision between two cars.

A 23-year-old woman from Ipswich got an insight into sports therapy at an elite level with a placement at a top basketball club in Spain.

Attitudes on what should be available on prescription have radically changed, a Suffolk survey has found, with 96% of people saying they are now prepared to buy medicine for minor conditions from a pharmacy.

A doctors’ surgery in Ipswich has been pulled out of special measures by the health watchdog and rated ‘good’ following its latest inspection, demonstrating an “incredible turnaround” in less than a year.

Former Ipswich Town football star John Wark has backed a new project launched in Suffolk which will use sport to tackle loneliness, depression and poor health among older people.

A former Suffolk teacher who had to give up his job after being diagnosed with cancer is stepping back into the role that he enjoyed for 31 years by sharing his skills with fellow hospice patients.

A former midwifery assistant from Essex has been sacked and fined for ‘letting personal curiosity get the better of her’ and illegally snooping at patient records.

The director of a Suffolk care home has expressed her gratitude to a group of teenagers who gave up their spare time to make the centre a brighter place for residents.

A colourful floral display has been laid out in an Ipswich park to mark 100 years since the formation of a social club for nurses.

A general practice in Ipswich has become one of the first in England to pilot a new digital triage system in a bid to cut down patient waiting times.

A newly-launched vintage store in Ipswich is staging a one-hour fashion show from its shop window this weekend to raise money for charity.

Ipswich Hospital is hiring a specialist nurse to support domestically abused families, as trust documents show staff are treating patients who have suffered physical, financial, sexual and psychological harm.

Staff across Ipswich Hospital will be given more support to identify patients who develop potentially fatal conditions such as sepsis and acute kidney injury (AKI) thanks to the introduction of a dedicated specialist role.

A driver who was killed in a horror crash in Essex lost control of his van after a lump of concrete came through the windscreen, police have revealed.

A patient who is receiving treatment for incurable cancer at Ipswich Hospital has thanked the “angels in uniform” for giving him “excellent” care by walking the Norfolk coastal path.

Evidence from a Suffolk watchdog has contributed to a new national report, which has found too many care homes are ‘failing to get the basics right’.

A charity has announced a reward for information on the whereabouts of a teenager who is wanted in connection with the murder of John Pordage in Essex.

A former stray pup has become a therapy dog at a care home in Ipswich, providing residents with “life-changing” support and companionship.

Essex police have been granted extra powers to ban people from Clacton town centre for 48 hours if they are causing trouble in a bid to “quell the anti-social behaviour”.

A Suffolk couple who had to pull in another vicar last minute to play the organ at their wedding are celebrating their diamond anniversary.

As heavy downpours continue across the region tonight, residents are being warned to make sure family members are safe before salvaging belongings in the event of a household flood.

A footbridge across the M11 remains closed following a crash in which a man died after his van veered off the Essex motorway and hit a tree yesterday as police treat the incident as suspicious.

A family have been left homeless after their house in Essex was destroyed by smoke and fire.

Police investigating the brutal murder of an 83-year-old dog walker near Thetford have set up two dedicated phone numbers for people to report information as their hunt for the killer continues.

A woman had to be cut free from her car by firefighters after it was involved in a collision with a tractor in Ipswich today.

A top detective has urged a teenager who is on the run after a man was shot and killed in Essex to “give himself up”, and advised members of the public not to approach him.

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