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A collision on East Mersea Road between a bus and a low-loader lorry which was carrying a steam engine.  Photo: Su Anderson

A bus driver who was critically injured in a crash involving a lorry carrying a 15 tonne steam engine told emergency teams to leave him and help his passengers instead.

12:00
An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

Figures have revealed the region’s ambulance service is continuing to fall short when responding to the most serious emergencies.

10:16
The accident happened on the A12 at Chelmsford

All lanes have now reopened on the A12 at Chelmsford following an accident in which a man died this morning.

15 minutes ago
A few views of the river Stour at Flatford

From gusty wind and grey skies, to calm waters and a sneaky peak at the winter sun - this week has been a changeable one weatherwise.

19 minutes ago
Izzy, 13 years old, Black, Domestic Shorthaired, Neutered Female.

Meet Izzy, a 13-year-old, black, domestic short-haired, neutered female.

29 minutes ago
The junior doctors strike at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury.

Junior doctors in Suffolk say they enjoyed “fantastic support” from the public as they came out on strike for the second time this year.

46 minutes ago
Crowds enjoying Gig in the Garden 2015

A three-day festival for charity is returning to Suffolk this summer.

Politics

09:00
The advert for a consultant to work on assignment for Suffolk County Council Schools Choice traded service was posted on a number of job websites last month. Pic: David Davies/PA Wire.

A company working with Suffolk County Council to improve education standards has advertised for a £500-a-day consultant to join on a short-term basis.

10:00

We British relish the chance to lampoon our political top brass... Tom Potter talks to a Suffolk satirist taking a swipe at the establishment with a stage musical

07:00

Suffolk County Council deputy leader Christopher Hudson has denied allegations made against him when asked by party bosses.

Yesterday, 08:57

The deputy leader of Suffolk County Council is today facing claims that he was heard using offensive language to describe senior colleagues at the authority.

Yesterday, 19:38

A rejected bid to create almost 500 homes on land near Ipswich is to be reconsidered – following allegations a district councillor was handed a note during the original hearing.

Features

14:06
Project manager needed for construction industry

Searching for a new job? See details of Suffolk’s top paid vacancies here.

Yesterday, 17:00

Husky racing organised by the British Siberian Husky Racing Association took place in Elveden Forest at the weekend.

They say “never meet your heroes”, but Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ Huey Morgan was proud to call him friend. He tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why the music world will never see his like again and why music needs to take more risks.

Mon, 21:15

‘Don’t run our country down. Go to India and then you’ll see the difference. We’re so well-off’

Mon, 10:17

It seems to affect a large number of musicians but they are by no means the only ones to suffer with tinnitus. Sheena Grant reports on a condition that affects more than 10% of the population and finds out about local events during Tinnitus Awareness Week

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Yesterday, 22:26
High water at Felixstowe Ferry. Archive image. Photo: Stephen Squirrell/citizenside.com

Flood alerts are in place tonight along the Essex and Suffolk coastline.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Officials at EDF Energy say they fully expect the Sizewell C nuclear power station to go ahead and expect the trigger for the next stage of its development to take place soon.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Nearly 50 bags of rubbish plus a bike, traffic cone and beer barrel were cleaned up from two Bury St Edmunds rivers at the weekend.

Friday, January 29, 2016

These majestic hunters were seen flying, weightlessly through the air at Frances Crickmore’s farm near Bungay.

Friday, January 29, 2016

A community leader is calling for residents’ parking permits to be considered to solve problems in a street where he says the situation is “hell on wheels” for householders.

Business

14:06
Project manager needed for construction industry

Searching for a new job? See details of Suffolk’s top paid vacancies here.

12:00

The relocation of a Martlesham garden centre, which had been facing closure, could pave the way for Marks and Spencer to expand its neighbouring store significantly.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King today reported continued growth across its businesses, helped by “record trading” on Christmas Day.

12:44

The Port of Felixstowe is to launch a container weighing service to help UK shippers comply with new international regulations due to come into effect on July 1.

06:00

Visit East Anglia (VEA) has launched a promotion to attract more Dutch visitors following a successful bid under the Government’s GREAT UK Challenge Fund.