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New parliamentary constituency proposals have been published – which show that in Suffolk the Tories may well have held Ipswich if the new boundaries had been in place at the general election.

Officials from Network Rail and British Transport Police have issued strong safety warnings to train enthusiasts ahead of this weekend’s visit to the region by Flying Scotsman.

The driver of the car involved in an accident with a train on an unstaffed Suffolk level crossing on Sunday remains in a critical but stable condition in Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

More than 50 fare-dodgers have been nearly £12,000 and ordered to pay costs totalling £5,000 by magistrates sitting in Ipswich over the last two months.

Officials from Mid Suffolk council are trying to track down fly-tippers who left piles of mess in villages in the Ipswich area over the weekend.

Conservative-controlled Suffolk County Council is preventing working families from getting the free childcare the government promised them by under-funding nurseries.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has seen how the Environment Agency’s work to improve flood defences is nearing completion during a tour of its site on the Wet Dock island.

The merger of two Suffolk districts is now firmly back on track as members of the cabinets of Babergh and Mid Suffolk voted overwhelmingly to start a consultation period that could lead to a full link-up.

Greater Anglia staff who help to make the railway safer were recognised at the RailStaff national awards last week.

Villagers living in some communities on the Shotley peninsula face being cut off after the Suffolk County Council slashed spending on public transport, the area’s local councillor has warned.

Police have warned people to be aware of scammers who tricked a Suffolk couple into losing more than £21,000 after being contacted by fake officers in a phone scam.

Suffolk Police have asked for help from the public in the search for a man who has not been seen since leaving his Ipswich home early on Tuesday morning.

Drivers using Wherstead Road in Ipswich are facing long delays over the next few days as gas engineers try to isolate and repair a gas leak under the road.

A 44-year-old man is in a critical condition after sustaining serious burn injuries during an incident in Ipswich.

It was great to see the positive news on East Anglian tourism that was published the other day – showing that the region is attracting increasing numbers of holidaymakers from both other parts of the UK and abroad.

New rules allowing local councils to issue fixed penalty notices to fly-tippers have prompted some Suffolk authorities to open a new front in the battle against the problem.

Two buildings in Suffolk have cladding that does not meet the new fire standards that were brought in after the Grenfell Tower disaster in June, county councillors will hear next week.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has promised a group of East Anglian MPs that a vital rail upgrade for the region will happen within the next seven years.

Engineers from Network Rail have been working hard repairing and improving track on one of the region’s least-known rail lines – a route with no regular trains.

Work to replace traffic lights and move a road crossing at the Clapgate Lane/Landseer Road junction in east Ipswich is due to start at the end of the month.

One of the most historic streets in Ipswich is likely to return to being a residential hub of the town again once its largest business moves to new offices next spring.

Discussions about the possible sale of West Meadows travellers’ site on the edge of Ipswich have been deferred for a month by Suffolk County Council.

Ipswich mayor Sarah Barber has visited the town’s main unit for homeless families to mark World Homeless Day.

New figures from the government’s rail watchdog has prompted fears that Greater Anglia may have paid the government too much to run trains across the region.

The site of Ipswich market while the Cornhill is being redeveloped is set to become clear by the end of next month – with two choices up for discussion.

Suffolk police dealt with two incidents of hate crimes linked to mosques in the county between March and July this year according to figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request.

Working-age people will be a minority of Suffolk’s population by the late 2030s – and this has prompted the county council to start making detailed plans to cope with the area’s new landscape.

A new system of remote monitoring of people who need support is being tested by social services staff in Essex.

A woman in her 60s is recovering in hospital after suffering serious head injuries during a robbery near Lowestoft on Sunday.

Hundreds of runners took part in Martlesham’s road races on Sunday as amateur athletes took advantage of the fine weather to challenge themselves around the community.

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