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A resort’s rat infestation is at last in decline – after the rodents started taking the bait.

Yesterday, 21:00

Ex-Tractor Boys winger Kieron Dyer is just one of the celebrities who will feature at the first annual Fresh Start New Beginnings afternoon tea.

My Nan is my main inspiration for raising money, says Kate Filby, who’s one of hundreds of people ready for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Yesterday, 19:19

Three men and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested after police pursued a suspected stolen car from the A14.

Yesterday, 19:18

Police were called to the A12 near East Bergholt this afternoon after a car collided with a bus.

Yesterday, 19:00

A Suffolk smallholder has admitted neglecting rabbits – found in such a poor state they were euthanised that day.

Yesterday, 21:14

A driver in Lowestoft has tested positive for having cannabis and cocaine in their system by police.

Yesterday, 21:00

Time is almost up for nominating this year’s Stars of Suffolk, so make sure to tell us about your unsung heroes.

Yesterday, 20:41

A 17% pay rise for Ipswich Borough Council’s chief executive has been approved this evening.

Yesterday, 20:00

The jury in the trial of a Colchester man accused of stamping on his girlfriend’s face has retired to consider its verdicts.

Yesterday, 19:20

A man who was racially abusive to a Suffolk bus driver after he was asked to stop drinking alcohol from a bottle has been jailed for 70 weeks.

Yesterday, 19:00

An Ipswich family are celebrating the arrival of a baby who is the fifth generation of their family – and the first boy.

Yesterday, 18:18

An Ipswich mother threatened to kill a woman who was going to be a witness against her in a court case, it has been alleged.

Yesterday, 17:24

A man found asleep in a loft while holding class A drugs between his legs and more than £2,000 in cash has been jailed for three and a half years for drug offences.

Yesterday, 17:00

Memories of those with dementia are needed to cover a special tree as part of an annual walk in Sudbury.

Yesterday, 16:52

The jury in the trial of a Colchester man accused of making and sending a parcel bomb to his father and step-mother’s home is expected to continue its deliberations tomorrow.

Yesterday, 16:50

Young people from across the region will come together at a special event to help those struggling with their emotional well-being.

Yesterday, 16:18

A primary school child brought a knife into school in an incident one parent described as “horrifying”.

Yesterday, 16:00

Two primary schools in Ipswich are hoping to join forces to form a multi-academy trust, this newspaper can reveal.

Yesterday, 15:58

Residents concerned at proposals for a massive substation will get longer to air their views after a new consultation was added in the wake of widespread fears of the project’s impact.

Yesterday, 15:50

Broadcaster, author, explorer and geographer Nicholas Crane will be speaking on the challenges facing Suffolk’s coastline at a conference in the county next month.

Politics

Yesterday, 12:19

A campaign group attempting to stop the sale of school land to allow 69 houses to be built was hit with a blow after plans passed the next stage.

People living in Suffolk’s most affluent areas are living between four and seven years longer than those in deprived areas of the county, new figures have warned

Yesterday, 20:41

A 17% pay rise for Ipswich Borough Council’s chief executive has been approved this evening.

Yesterday, 09:43

New second homes should be banned because they cast a “dark shadow” over a coastal town, a councillor has said.

Yesterday, 14:28

Plans for a new two-storey McDonald’s drive-through restaurant in Lowestoft have been approved.

Features

Yesterday, 17:14

Two ‘rare’ pockets of former parkland and woodland near Woodbridge with freehold guide prices of £160k and £210k are set to be auctioned off.

Yesterday, 13:15

How old do you think Olivia Newton-John will be next week? We look at her life and career: from East Anglia to Eurovision and Grease, and her fight with cancer

Yesterday, 15:34

The story of the Black Dog of Bungay is part of East Anglian folklore. But could the dog of legend have been unfairly maligned? Sheena Grant talks to author Terry Reeve about a new telling of the tale, inspired by his grandchildren.

Tue, 17:26

The Broads have a long and rich history of attracting tourism from far and wide.

Tue, 16:58

It’s a bumper year for blackberries, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

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Environment news

Yesterday, 15:50

Broadcaster, author, explorer and geographer Nicholas Crane will be speaking on the challenges facing Suffolk’s coastline at a conference in the county next month.

Yesterday, 15:58

Residents concerned at proposals for a massive substation will get longer to air their views after a new consultation was added in the wake of widespread fears of the project’s impact.

Tue, 15:08

TV presenter publishes a 200-point plan ahead of Walk for Wildlife in London this weekend

Tue, 13:15

A busy road leading in and out of Sudbury is set to be closed for five weeks to allow workmen to install new gullies and drainage pipes.

Tue, 12:54

Plastic straws have become a modern day plague, blighting our beaches and endangering sea life - but Environment Agency staff waged a war on these and other rubbish during a clean up along Dunwich and Minsmere beach.

Business

Yesterday, 17:49

This summer, a Suffolk pub became the first in the UK to go cashless. But the Boot in Freston, isn’t the first company in the county to do away with cash - several other local business people are finding that more and more, its card - not cash - that’s king.

Yesterday, 09:25

As the fourth industrial revolution commences and more and more jobs become replaced by machines, a tube driver from Essex, Daniel Rees, decided it was time to reskill now, in the belief that his own job will soon become obsolete.

Yesterday, 09:15

The first Starbucks drive-thru has opened in Colchester, creating 25 new jobs.

Yesterday, 08:40

Homebrewers are getting the chance to brew up a winning beer with Ipswich-based Briarbank microbrewery.

Yesterday, 08:14

Father Christmas might not be able to visit his garden centre grotto in Clacton this Christmas, because the centre has been told to stop trading.