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There was plenty of steam power on show in 1984 when east Suffolk celebrated a momentous day with the opening of what has since become one of the county’s leading museums and tourist attractions.

A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted more than 40 years ago by a Suffolk man has told a court the abuse happened on at least 20 occasions.

A rare photograph of the Beatles which saw the Fab Four pose with an unsuspecting man sleeping on a park bench is among the star lots of a Suffolk-based global online auction which is set to break the £1million mark.

Santa Claus will be making a welcome return to a Suffolk garden centre tomorrow – less than a week after a fierce fire destroyed his Christmas grotto.

A talented young performer has raised £4,000 from her self-penned collection of songs to help the homeless sleeping on the streets of Ipswich.

Thorpe Lane in Trimley St Martin has the slowest broadband in the UK, according to a new survey.

Community leaders have reluctantly agreed to introduce charges for collecting garden waste from homes in east Suffolk.

It was an opportunity for the community to come together and find out more about its businesses and organisations.

Planning chiefs have decided not to take high court action to fight the Government over its decision to allow 560 homes at Felixstowe because of cost and uncertainty that an appeal would succeed.

Suffolk’s second biggest town has received a huge boost after being chosen for a flagship project to kick-start regeneration of one of its oldest areas to improve its economy and the quality of life.

A new action group has been formed to fight proposals for a new quarry at Belstead amid fears that the development would bring noise and air pollution, and extra traffic.

New community facilities and riverside apartments have been unveiled as part of a £15million project to transform part of the historic Deben wharves of Woodbridge.

A Saxmundham man has landed a criminal record after rubbish containing post addressed to his home was found dumped.

Proposals to allow new homes to be built to raise vital funds to protect a vulnerable and beautiful area of east Suffolk from catastrophic flooding have been put on hold.

Households across east Suffolk are facing another bill to add to their stretched finances – with charges set to be imposed for garden and food waste collections.

Pupils from Maidstone Infant School in Felixstowe have received hi-vis items from Barratt Homes to help them stay safe and seen as part of Road Safety Week.

A Suffolk family whose young son has been through treatment for a rare cancer are helping to launch a national awards scheme that recognises the courage of children with the disease.

A Suffolk priest joined volunteers sleeping overnight on the floor of a chilly church to raise awareness and funds to give homeless young people a safer future – as the Ipswich night shelter opens for another winter

Huge crowds are expected in Felixstowe this weekend as the town enjoys its annual Christmas lights switch-on event.

A bold masterplan has been drawn up for more than 100 acres of land on the edge of Felixstowe – to provide the resort with homes, jobs, a new school, and state-of-the art sports and leisure facilities.

A woman who as a teenager was crowned Miss Sweden and danced with legendary French actor and cabaret singer Maurice Chevalier has celebrated her 104th birthday.

Modern building design and sypathetic conversions of historic properties were celebrated at an awards ceremony highlighting the quality of the environment across the Suffolk Coastal area.

After a year-long trial, no incidents or accidents, and the public in favour – cycling on Felixstowe’s promenade is set to be made permanent.

Alternative sites for an accommodation complex for 2,400 power station construction workers will be examined in detail – and have not been ruled out at this stage.

Crowds packed the newly-extended and refurbished play area on the Recreation Ground in Stowmarket to celebrate its official opening.

Saxmundham-based live-in care company Christies Care has joined major UK businesses, including RBS, Barclays, and Waitrose, in being commended for its commitment to training and skills development with a Royal award.

Approval has been given for more than 20 affordable homes in a Suffolk village to help meet the area’s need for new, low cost housing.

A top Suffolk hotel where Queen Elizabeth I once held court and which has hosted guests in modern times such as Enid Blyton, Margaret Thatcher and Ed Sheeran, has been sold to new owners in a deal worth around £4.1million.

Proposals to create a “super council” in east Suffolk have been given the seal of approval by Government.

Consultation is to take place over major car parking changes needed in east Suffolk to raise extra cash to pay for the cost of taking over yellow lines enforcement from the police.

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