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More than £2,000 was raised at The Bell Inn’s 10th annual bike show and meet, which was described as “absolutely brilliant” by organisers.

Suffolk and Essex runners are bracing themselves for the 37th London Marathon this morning.

A 17-year-old girl told police she was raped in Chelmsford on Friday night.

The NHS, farms and businesses will “suffer badly” if the UK exits the European single market under a hard Brexit, the Green Party’s election candidate for Clacton has said.

Millionaire businessman Arron Banks will start his own pirate radio station off the Clacton coast to help become the Essex town’s MP if he is selected as the UKIP candidate.

A record number of over 300 runners were treated to glorious sunshine when they took part in the 200th Bury St Edmunds parkrun in Suffolk.

A woman has tonight been arrested on suspicion of driving with excess alcohol and is in hospital after a crash in Bury St Edmunds.

Organisers of the inaugural Great East Run in Suffolk say they “can’t believe it’ after an extra 500 places made available this morning sold out.

In the latest sign of headteachers and education chiefs taking a stronger stance on the controversial issue, unapproved family holidays accounted for 38,615 days of unauthorised absences in the 2015/16 academic year in Suffolk.

Two men arrested after a man reported being attacked and robbed at knife-point in Bury St Edmunds in the early hours of this morning have been released under investigation.

A snap General Election has been called by Prime Minister Theresa May on June 8 in a surprise announcement which has stunned Westminster.

Theresa May shocked Westminster this morning by announcing she plans to call a general election on June 8.

A 49-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender after a stabbing in the town centre earlier this month.

More families have been awarded a place at their preferred choice of primary school in Suffolk and Essex this year.

There are growing calls for the body mass index (BMI), devised in the 1860s and used to determine obesity levels, to be updated or scrapped. Find out your BMI here and then answer our quick poll to help us build a more accurate picture. Also, if you classed as overweight or obese but you disagree, email us a photo and your comments.

Children will be warned against the dangers of entering electricity substations and ignoring ‘danger’ signs at the Suffolk Schools Farm and Country Show at Trinity Park.

Easter opening times for every pharmacy in north-east Essex has been issued by health chiefs, who say they are the best place to visit first if you are feeling unwell this Easter weekend.

No-one has been surprised to see Suzie Lowe back at work directing this year’s Easter pantomime at the Felixstowe Spa Pavilion just weeks after becoming a mother.

Action is being taken to remove a group of travellers who arrived at a leisure site in Walton on the Naze in north-east Essex just days before the Easter weekend.

The rivalry between Ipswich Town and Norwich City has reached new heights after the famous colours of the Blues appeared wrapped around Norwich’s clock tower, which is undergoing repair work.

Police have released CCTV footage of a missing Clacton man leaving a village shop in Norfolk amid growing concerns over his welfare.

Businesses and residents in Felixstowe have been warned against pouring oil, paint or cleaning products down road gullies after a mysterious black oily substance spilt on the beach last week.

A free, 10-week computer music course teaching youngsters how to compose, record and mix music starts at Suffolk New College in Ipswich later this month.

Police have released photographs of jewellery stolen from a home in Mill Lane in Felixstowe between 10am and midday yesterday (April 10).

A young woman in her late teens was raped in an alleyway in Newmarket town centre in the early hours of Sunday morning, police have said.

A Suffolk soldier has admitted bigamously marrying a second ‘wife’ after failing to get a divorce from his first wife for more than a decade.

The funding awarded to the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) will help the charity continue to deliver services aimed at empowering Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in Suffolk.

Firefighters have issued important safety advice after four neighbouring sheds were destroyed by an accidental fire in Colchester.

A burst water main left several homes in north Colchester without water or very low pressure for around three hours on Friday night.

Harriet Tricker, an 18-year-old from Ipswich who only started running a year ago, is running the Brighton Marathon this weekend for charity.

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