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Magistrates' Court in Ipswich

A disqualified motorist banned for a drink-drive related offence was caught driving again while nearly four-and-a-half times the limit within two hours of his conviction.

29 minutes ago
Gina Long

A Suffolk-based charity auction which has attracted bids from all over the world and raised more than £870,000 since its inception is aiming to break the £1million mark for national and local charities this year.

Stock photo - Clown pranksters have been spotted in suffolk this weekend

Suffolk police officers have been called to a clown sighting in Haughley, near Stowmarket this afternoon.

American tycoon Donald Trump

Fight or flight is fascinating, writes Ellen Widdup.

Police were called to the scene of an accident.

The A12 is now running smoothly after severe traffic delays earlier at Feering, Essex, caused by a two-car crash.

Suffolk Constabulary CCTV footage of Corrie McKeague

Some stores display a polite notice next to initial merchandise asking shoppers not to rearrange the items to create rude words.

Annual Apple Day at Holywells Park, on Saturday.Isabelle Lipscombe and Isabella Smart.

Hundreds of youngsters braved the cold October temperatures to celebrate all things autumn at the Holywells Park Apple Day.


Suffolk County Council headquarters, Endeavour House, Ipswich

A Suffolk mother last night spoke of her relief after her autistic teenage son’s Special Educational Needs (SEN) support was reinstated by education chiefs who had earlier withdrawn it.

Thu, 14:20

The finance boss of East Anglian brewer Adnams has urged MPs to consider if “over-generous” pension promises which could bring companies to their knees could be watered down or reversed.

Thu, 12:30

Serving the people for 50 years as a councillor is no mean feat, but Maldon and Essex council veteran Rodney Bass is stepping down in May after achieving just that. Here he talks about his political career.

Thu, 09:00

Hopes of attracting a major retailer to move into the former Grimwades store on Ipswich Cornhill have prompted councillors to reject an application to turn the building into a restaurant.

Wed, 17:31

As a full a planning application has been submitted for the former Tooks Bakery site off Old Norwich Road earlier this week, we are inviting readers to share their thoughts of the planned development.


YouTube saved Sheena Grant from an expensive plumbing bill

I almost had what can only be described as a Claudia Winkleman moment at the end of last week, writes Sheena Grant.

Ruth Madoc didn’t have to look too far for inspiration for her role as the steely matron with a heart of gold in the play Be My Baby. She talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage about her influential mother and her early childhood in East Anglia.

Yesterday, 08:44

Award-winning Halesworth Nissan dealer has won another national award for the service it provides to its customers.

Thu, 18:09

Suffolk’s pantomime season is almost upon us, but which of the county’s festive treats will you see this year?

Thu, 12:52

The new Fiat Tipo Station Wagon is being officially launched at Desira’s dealerships at Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Diss and Bury St Edmunds on Saturday.

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Environment news

Yesterday, 10:00

Consultants are set to be employed to help an east Suffolk market town get work under way on a blueprint to shape its future.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Two north Essex teams have won silver gilt awards at the Britain in Bloom finals.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The number of potholes on main routes in Essex has halved after significant investment in the county’s roads, and the Government’s Pothole Action Fund, says Essex County Council.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Brexit will not lead to Britain deciding to “rip up” environmental legislation that is enshrined in European directives – but it offers a “great opportunity to take a more holistic approach” to the full suite of environmental issues that face the nation, a Suffolk MP said yesterday.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

New proposals have been submitted for a drive-thru restaurant next to an historic building – but conservationists say the amended project is only a “token gesture” to preserving the site’s heritage.


Yesterday, 12:00
Sandy Jackson - Mark Westley Photography

British Gas has been forced to backtrack after repeatedly billing a 91-year-old great-grandmother for hundreds of pounds more than she owed.

More than 40 nominations have been received for the inaugural Suffolk BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Business Awards.

Yesterday, 18:09

Suffolk-based logistics company Turners (Soham) Ltd has reported increased annual revenues and profit, and says it is “well placed” for further success despite competitive market conditions.

Yesterday, 09:00

Business advisers firm Grant Thorton is to unveil its 15th “Suffolk Limited” report next month on how the county’s leading businesses have performed over the past year.

Yesterday, 06:00

Colchester-based Care UK is celebrating after one of its nine NHS treatment centres across the country achieved an overall “Outstanding” rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).