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A Suffolk pre-school has celebrated after receiving an ‘outstanding’ rating following its first Ofsted inspection.

Locations in Ipswich have emerged as the latest sets to feature in the new series of BBC series Detectorists – with one even doubling for London.

A Rushmere campaigner who gathered nearly 1,500 signatures in a successful petition to bring a real Christmas tree back to Ipswich town centre has said she is thrilled with the new tree.

Staff and customers at the Copdock Tesco store have been celebrating three decades of every little helps with a special day marking its 30th anniversary today.

Police in central Ipswich have shut down two houses after evidence of drug dealing and anti-social behaviour was found in a series of raids.

A former governor at an Ipswich primary school which is facing the resignation of eight teachers has said he is “staggered” that the trust claims that the numbers of staff leaving were “inevitable”,

Santa’s sleigh bells will be ringing around Ipswich from December 1, as the annual Rudolph Run returns to the streets of town to raises thousands for good causes.

The expiry date of the old £10 notes has been revealed by the Bank of England, following the introduction of the new note.

The Friends of Christchurch Park is calling on the community to support its bid for a new fountain by voting in an online funding scheme.

Two victims of a hit-and-run incident in Newmarket in July last year have been presented with more than £1,000 by Suffolk FA after its awards dinner raised cash for the seriously injured pair.

An Ipswich band from the 1990s which reformed for a one off show in April after its bass player was diagnosed with cancer is reforming for a second time for charity.

Planners at Ipswich Borough Council are set to ask for a rethink of a proposal to develop a new Suffolk Record Office at the University of Suffolk, stating that parts of it do “not provide a promising setting”.

A scheme to introduce a pop-up library to an area of Ipswich with no permanent library has been given the green light.

A man has been arrested in connection with an incident where a woman was admitted to hospital last night with serious head injuries.

The Sailmakers shopping centre in Ipswich town centre was evacuated this morning, but it has emerged that there was not any incident which caused the brief closure.

A former boss of St John Ambulance has been appointed as the new chief executive for Suffolk Libraries starting in the new year.

Dozens of pairs of football boots from players in Suffolk have been donated to aspiring players in Africa as part of a charity drive.

DIY SOS: The Big Build will get underway in Mildenhall today to help improve the home of Simon Dobbin, who was left with permanent brain damage after an unprovoked attack in March 2015.

Plans to build 44 flats on developing land near the Ipswich Waterfront are set to be given the green light this week.

A 22-year-old Ipswich rapper making waves in the hip hop world has made it to the final six of a battle of the bands, beating more than 300 other acts to reach the final six.

An amateur dramatics group from Kesgrave performed its latest blockbuster-themed show to a packed crowd at Kesgrave High School on Saturday.

Police are searching for a man who indecently exposed himself to a teenage girl in Lowestoft.

Police in Lowestoft are investigating after a car suffered criminal damage while parked in a street.

A before and after school club based at Sidegate Primary School has maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.

Essex Police has today launched a new campaign to tackle knife crime in the county, with officers warning that there is “no excuse” for carrying a blade.

A teenage karting champion from Ipswich who was once told he couldn’t do sports because his health was so poor has been invited to join a professional team for a kart race next year after being crowned 2017 Anglia Indoor Kart Champion.

Public services students at Suffolk New College were put through their paces by a team of Royal Marines last week ahead of their march during the remembrance parade in Ipswich on Friday.

The University of Suffolk has been awarded £200,000 of funding to develop its next three degree apprenticeships in the public sector next year.

Two men arrested after an alleged stabbing near the Buttermarket in Ipswich on Friday night have been charged with serious assault.

Ipswich Borough Council has opened up nearly 55 car park spaces at Crown Car Park ahead of Christmas as development of a 540-space multi-storey continues.

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