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Yesterday, 22:17
Two vehicles have collided in Wickhambrook.

A woman has sustained a minor head injury during a two-vehicle crash in west Suffolk tonight.

Yesterday, 19:00
Pigs Gone Wild sculptures being delivered to the streets of Ipswich

This week Suffolk has seen pigs pop up around town, James May officially unveil a new motorcycle museum and ITFC begin their pre-season training. To catch up on all the latest, watch this week’s news in video.

Yesterday, 17:36
Centennial commemoration of the start of the battle of the Somme at Long Melford War Memorial at Holy Trinity Church.

The great-nephew of a Long Melford soldier who fought at the Battle of the Somme described the “humbling” experience of blowing on the same whistle his ancestor used to send men over the top.

Yesterday, 17:00
More funding is needed to help people suffering with mental ill health, Labour says

Labour has joined calls demanding more money be made available for mental health services in Suffolk, warning that reported cuts of £200,000 will have “severe consequences” for sufferers in the county.

Yesterday, 21:28
Rudimental were at Thetford last night

Two years ago Rudimental were performing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury when it was powered down because an electrically charged storm was exploding overhead.

Yesterday, 16:18
Ready for the start: The cars lined up in front of a large crowd ahead of the National Hot Rod World Championship race at the 44th Annual SpedeWeekend at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK on 28 June 2015. Picture: Steve Waller

The draw of high action, high speed motorsport will be bringing fans of oval motorsport to Foxhall Stadium this weekend for the 45th annual SpedeWeekend.

Yesterday, 16:10
Dave Lock decompressing on the line

Scuba divers searching the first British warship to sink in the First World War have made a “remarkable” discovery.

Politics

Yesterday, 15:01
Fairfield Road, Framlingha, where new housing was approved by the Planning Inspector.

Thousands of Suffolk homes could be approved against community wishes after fears were raised that poor performing planning authorities face having their powers bypassed by government.

Yesterday, 11:41

The emphasis of immigration during the last weeks of the referendum campaign has led to an increase in the amount of abuse being aimed a European workers on the streets of Suffolk, councillors in Ipswich have heard.

Yesterday, 11:10

A week on from the EU referendum and most of us still haven’t been able to catch our breath – but after all the claims from the Remain campaign that were labelled “Project Fear” should we really be fearful . . . or were they overblown, writes Paul Geater?

Thu, 18:30

Suffolk’s councils have done their bit on approving the government’s devolution proposals – but the decision on whether to proceed remains up in the air.

Yesterday, 12:06

People living in an east Suffolk town are being invited to have their say on the future priorities for their community.

Features

Thu, 12:39
David Silver has opened a new museum in Leiston housing an amazing collection of historic Honda motorcycles. James May and Freddie Spencer officially opened the museum.

Motorcycle lovers with special affection for a certain manufacturer relished the chance to explore a unique collection unveiled in Suffolk.

Thu, 14:31

You could be forgiven for thinking that PewDiePie, Zoella, CutiePieMarzia and ThatcherJoe are characters from a new Cbeebies programme, but they are not. These are the rock stars and movie heroes of the current teenage generation.

Thu, 13:57

The new MG GS sport utility vehicle made a big impact with guests at its showroom launch this week at Kerridges with the family-run dealership taking its first of what it expects to be many orders.

Thu, 06:15

John Banks Group has opened a new Infiniti Centre in Cambridge to help strengthen the brand’s network across East Anglia.

Thu, 06:09

One in two learner drivers (54%) are given tuition by their parents – yet many mums and dads show a worrying lack of knowledge of basic driving best practice, with one in five not even sure they’d pass their own test if they took it again.

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Environment news

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Colchester GV: Osbourne Street bus station

A woman has been ordered to pay £470 for dropping a cigarette end in Colchester town centre.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Look sharp, because Suffolk Wildlife Trust are head-hunting for a Hedgehog Officer.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Heavy rain fell during both the morning and evening rush hour yesterday, causing chaos for commuters on the roads and rail networks in East Anglia.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The future of a controversial wildlife area in Sudbury is likely to be secured after a local charity volunteered to take ownership of the site.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Suffolk’s glorious coastline is a mecca for visitors, much-loved by residents – but always at risk of disappearing.

Business

Yesterday, 08:00
The Vitec, William Vinten Building in Western Way, Bury St Edmunds.

A major multinational company based in Bury St Edmunds has confirmed its intention to remain in the town as it leaves its old home of more than four decades.

Yesterday, 12:03

A new primary school is being planned for Ipswich – and it is possible it could be built as soon as next year.

Yesterday, 06:00

The Ipswich-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) has reported increased revenue and profits for 2015.

Yesterday, 16:08

Award-winning Aqua Eight Fusion Restaurant and Bar in Lion Street, Ipswich, has hosted the first in a series of Random Acts of Kindness special social events to reward and thank the unsung heroes and heroines within the Ipswich business community.

Union Unite said it was a “worrying time” for Bernard Matthews employees, who were awaiting news of a possible sale of the company.