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Key river routes of the Stour have been cleared this summer ahead of the annual Sudbury to the Sea event.

First the clock was chiming 13 times instead of 12 and now out of sync timing of a different nature is proving a tricky problem to fix at one west Suffolk church.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Clacton involving five men armed with what is believed to be knives.

There are tailbacks on the A14 eastbound at Stowmarket after a car collided with the central reservation and a bridge.

Police officers and staff and members of the public have been recognised for their good work and dedication at an awards ceremony held at Suffolk Police Headquarters in Martlesham.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was knocked off her bike in Lowestoft last weekend.

Tributes have been paid to an ‘inspirational’ young woman whose bravery and selfless nature shone strongly throughout her battle with cancer.

A former headteacher of a Bury St Edmunds primary school has not been banned from teaching for allowing children to be locked in rooms for bad behaviour.

A museum is on the look out for small figures of dalmatians for a display that is part of a tribute to Hundred and One Dalmatians author Dodie Smith.

One of the largest council-owned solar farms in the country in west Suffolk is producing enough electricity to power 3,500 homes.

A Bury St Edmunds cobbler whose family have mended people’s footwear for about 180 years has decided to retire.

Budding football star Zac Smith - who died in a car crash with his best friend - has been described as a “manager’s favourite” who had the talent to move into his club’s first team.

CThe consultation on the creation of a single council for west Suffolk - a propoal that could save £800,000 - finishes at the end of this month.

A new Rural Coffee Caravan will soon be back out on the road supporting communities following the success of a £25,000 fundraising campaign.

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash in which two men died near Great Waldingfield, Sudbury.

A celebration is being held in honour of a former teacher from Great Barton who has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for vulnerable children.

Plans for a McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant on the edge of a residential area in Bury St Edmunds have been rejected by council officers.

A trail that aims to bring the epic Anglo-Saxon saga of Beowulf and Grendel to life is being launched over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

An eclectic array of guests who are at the forefront of traditional folk music and song will perform during a special day at Stowmarket’s Museum of East Anglian Life.

A mother has spoken of the moment a possible “air rifle” was fired at her car, directly at the ‘child on board’ sign, while she and her two-year-old son and young daughter were inside.

The crowing of the cockerels - an ancient part of rural life - has been “destroyed” in one village, it is claimed, after owners felt pressured to get rid of their birds following noise complaints.

A man aged in his 80s has become the 18th person to be killed on Suffolk’s roads this year following an accident on the A11 at Barton Mills on Saturday.

The wealth of “enthusiasm” for keeping Sudbury tidy has been revealed at a meeting organised by the town council, which plans to get the community’s efforts “on the map”.

Celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the Museum of East Anglian Life included a cake competition and behind-the-scenes tours.

A community event in Sudbury has seen thousands of people come together to enjoy live music and activities for the whole family.

Suffolk police have this evening confirmed that a man involved in a serious crash on the A11 at Barton Mills has died.

A petition has been launched to continue the landfill search for missing Corrie McKeague following the news that it has been called off.

A grandmother who was awarded an MBE for helping to fight crime in her village community has died.

The location of where new car parking spaces could go in Bury St Edmunds will be revealed as part of work to improve the town centre.

A “stunning” £10,000 sum has been gifted by a mystery donor to help replace a charity’s stolen Rural Coffee Caravan - taking the campaign to more than half way.

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