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A man has been given a suspended jail sentence after he filmed himself driving his motorbike dangerously in Colchester.

A museum at the heart of Suffolk is celebrating after being awarded £590,000 and the prestigious National Portfolio organisation status by Arts Council England.

The A137 was closed while emergency services dealt with a crash between a car and a van at the junction with The Street, near Wherstead, this morning.

A 26-year-old man has been charged with drugs offences after being arrested by Suffolk officers in London last week.

A 26-year-old man from Cambridge has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl in a property off Godmans Lane, Marks Tey, earlier this month.

Suffolk police are issuing security advice to caravan owners following a number of caravan thefts in the county.

Nearly a month’s rain fall fell on Suffolk in the space of a day, as the prolonged dry spell came to a dramatic end.

A three vehicle crash on Cocks Green Lane, just off the A134 near Little Whelnetham, has forced police to close the road.

Television personality and fashion expert Gok Wan will kick off the Ladies’ Day after party on Thursday with a DJ set, while former Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding will take to the decks following racing on Gentleman’s Day on the Friday.

The new relocated Red Lodge Post Office opened this week at Nisa Stores, after the old post office was forced to move due to the premises being redeveloped.

A concert to honour a Sudbury musician will be all the more poignant, after guitarist Rowland Higgins suffered a stroke weeks before the festival bearing his name will take place.

Ten-year-old Oscar Proctor is preparing for his big day in the spotlight next week when he leads the carnival procession in Wickhambrook.

Twelve years since it disbanded due to a lack of support, a west Suffolk town has reinstated its Women’s Institute.

Residents, businesses and local groups are being urged to help shape the future of west Suffolk and have their say on plans to create a new council.

A competition hoping to inspire people of all ages to take up gardening – and encourage recycling at the same time – is being held in Bury St Edmunds.

Eleven fire engines from nine stations tackled the blaze which broke out just before mid-night last night, June 22.

Monks who would have once called the ruined Bury St Edmunds Abbey their home have been celebrated with four hand-carved wooden sculptures.

Seemingly “never-ending” sewer works have cost a Stowmarket business owner “tens of thousands of pounds” in lost earnings.

Police are investigating after allegations a Sudbury meadow “packed with wildlife” was “ploughed” during nesting season.

Nearly 1,000 homes, which could “severely” hamper local infrastructure, have been recommended for approval in a central Suffolk village.

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital last night as a “precautionary measure” for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition, Buckingham Palace has said.

A blisteringly hot day is being predicted, with a slim chance of thunderstorms towards the evening.

A routine operation at West Suffolk Hospital was postponed during the heatwave, after the ventilation system failed.

From dangerous crossings to confusing part-time pedestrian zones, disability groups have identified a range of issues that could be improved in Bury St Edmunds.

A record breaking year for West Suffolk Hospital has seen tens of thousands of hours given by their team of volunteers.

A senior Sudbury councillor who has led efforts to regenerate the town has resigned after being “sidelined” by an “ineffective” leadership.

Hundreds of patients have been left without the oral surgery clinic at West Suffolk Hospital, after the service was shut down.

An annual charity fashion show has smashed all records by raising more than £10,000 for St Nicholas Hospice Care in one night.

The soaring summer temperatures are set to continue today in Suffolk and Essex, as southeastern winds bring tropical climates.

A gardener and brewer from West Stow with a passion for protecting wildlife has been honoured for his dedication to conservation and horticulture.

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