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A third of teachers are leaving an under-performing Ipswich primary school before Christmas amid a strong stance over standards by academy chiefs.

Roadworks for the coming week will bring full and partial closures to major roads in Suffolk and Essex including the A14, A12. A11 and A120. Here is the full list, announced by Highways England for November 13-19.

Firefighters have been described as “absolutely amazing” for quickly tackling a large blaze which broke out in a garden workshop in west Suffolk at the weekend.

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a car in Ipswich.

Wednesday’s Lotto draw will have an estimated £15.6 million jackpot after no ticket-holders won Saturday’s top prize.

Milton Jones, the undisputed king of zany one-liners, the surreal sultan of comedy, was relentlessly ridiculous at the Ipswich Regent on Friday night.

Safeguarding issues at a Suffolk primary school put in special measures earlier this year have now improved, Ofsted has said.

An Ipswich primary school has been given the worst-possible Ofsted rating amid concerns over safeguarding.

A deep-seated view in British education is that young people, particularly girls, do better academically in a single sex environment, writes Neil Tetley, headteacher at Woodbridge School in an opinion piece for this newspaper.

A former Suffolk primary school headteacher has been banned from teaching for two years after she put pupils and staff at “significant risk” by failing to carry out fire drills and falsifying records to show she had.

Angry parents are “disgusted” after children were allegedly forced to stay outside in the lunchtime rain at an Ipswich primary school.

A primary school in Bury St Edmunds has been put in special measures by Ofsted following a damning inspection.

The controversial modern Christmas tree has completed its move from Ipswich Cornhill to the waterfront. What do you make of its new home?

Children’s services in Suffolk have been rated as among the best in the country by Ofsted.

A man died in a flat fire in Colchester after a cigarette fell onto a sofa while he slept, firefighters believe.

“Who are you to make me feel hollow? Who are you to tell me that I can’t be who I want to be?” Those lyrics appear in ‘Hollow’, a song by aspiring Ipswich singer-songwriter Macauley Elvin, who lives with Asperger Syndrome. It is being released on iTunes next week for an autistic charity.

Schools should not be judged by Ofsted on how they teach knife crime safety, a Suffolk teaching union has said.

Essex parents and residents will get a first glimpse of plans to expand a primary school in Holland-on-Sea next week.

More than 150 teachers in Ipswich gathered at a conference to find out more details about the government’s multi-million pound project to improve social mobility across the town.

Time is a healer, reflects Oona Carlin, head of Ipswich High School, in her first interview about a month after the seminal announcement that the independent school will convert to co-educational status for the first time since it was founded in 1878.

Rural primary schools are still vital community institutions and need better protection from the government, a Suffolk academy trust boss has said.

A Suffolk free school backed by a Swedish education provider and put in special measures after its first Ofsted inspection has now been rated ‘good’.

Around 250 budding game developers will gather at the University of Suffolk for the region’s biggest game development conference later this month.

Almost 50 new courses have been unveiled by the University of Suffolk ahead of an open day this weekend.

A man found with 80 wraps of Class A drugs hidden in his underwear by police in Colchester has been jailed.

An Audi driver threatened a man with a hammer after being confronted over an act of indecent exposure at a car park in Ipswich, it is alleged.

More families could get one of their preferred secondary schools if they were able to list more choices when applying for places, research has found. Should it therefore increase in Suffolk?

Internationally best-selling novelist Amanda Hodgkinson has joined the English department at the University of Suffolk.

Student photographers have had their work put on display in an exhibition at Sailmakers Shopping Centre in Ipswich.

People who have trouble with their memory now have access to a new service in Ipswich and east Suffolk.

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