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Major roadworks in Suffolk and Essex this week will bring partial and full closures to busy routes including the A14, A12, A120 and A47.

Former Ipswich Town star Kieron Dyer has said he hopes young people reading his new memoir can learn from the mistakes he made as a youth.

Police shut a section of Wherstead Road in both directions this morning after sending armed officers to an incident there.

The first flurries of snow could be set to fall tonight across East Anglia ahead of a week of freezing conditions.

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10:00

Are you in a position to be able to adopt one of these cute creatures from the RSPCA centre in Martlesham?

09:48

Footballing legend Peter Shilton rubbed shoulders with an up-and-coming sportswoman who is aiming to emulate his achievements to play in front of thousands of fans for the senior England team.

Police in Essex are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery took place in Clearwater in Colchester.

11:20

Ipswich market stallholders have been given another month rent-free to try to establish their pitches in their new sites after the closure of the Cornhill for redevelopment.

Yesterday, 23:30

A fire broke out at a block of flats on Saturday night next door to an Essex wine bar which sustained serious damage in a blaze on Friday.

With less than a week to go until its unveiling details about the restoration of the Drummer Boy Statue have been revealed.

Yesterday, 20:25

A 57-hour weather warning for snow in Suffolk and Norfolk has said that some rural communities could be cut off.

Yesterday, 20:07

Firefighters tacked two separate blazes in Suffolk on Saturday evening.

Yesterday, 19:56

A 62-year-old woman reported missing to police who was believed to be in the Norfolk or Suffolk area has returned home, police have said.

Yesterday, 18:11

A car which “dangerously” overtook a number of vehicles in Braintree was chased by police today.

Yesterday, 17:22

The British actress Emma Chambers – known for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley and Notting Hill – has died aged 53.

Yesterday, 15:52

Suffolk entrepreneurs are being reminded of a major networking event at which Dragons Den star Levi Roots will be offering delegates advice on how to maximise their opportunities.

Yesterday, 15:41

Daring spice fans fired up the competition at Colchester Market today as they made it through three rounds of the town’s annual chilli challenge.

Yesterday, 15:32

Essex Police are no longer looking for witnesses in relation to an alleged stabbing in Clacton.

Yesterday, 14:58

Volunteers have been out for much of the weekend in the search for missing Suffolk man Paul Moore – nearly three weeks after he was reported missing.

Yesterday, 14:27

One of East Anglia’s air ambulances caused a stir on Saturday lunchtime after it was called to land near West Suffolk College near the heart of Bury St Edmunds.

Politics

11:20

Ipswich market stallholders have been given another month rent-free to try to establish their pitches in their new sites after the closure of the Cornhill for redevelopment.

Yesterday, 09:00

A bid by Mid Suffolk District Council to buy the vacant former NatWest bank next to the John Peel Centre has been accepted, the council has confirmed.

Fri, 15:26

A group of Mid Suffolk opposition councillors has called for local residents to have their say on the controversial merger proposed for Mid Suffolk and Babergh councils.

Fri, 06:14

A developer has faced heavy criticisms tactics after trying to remove a historic Suffolk coach house from its pub redevelopment proposals.

Fri, 06:00

Highways England is set to answer some key questions on Orwell Bridge closures next week, as bosses address councillors in Ipswich on the latest measures.

Features

Yesterday, 17:00

How often should you replace bed linen - every few years or only when the cotton starts to wear thin?

Yesterday, 13:49

It’s an exciting time of year with spring in the air but, more importantly for motoring editor Andy Russell, it’s the new registration plate and Geneva Motor Show.

Yesterday, 11:30

The Skoda Karoq enters the fray of a crowded and talented compact crossover market – Tom Wiltshire puts it to the test.

Yesterday, 07:00

Canine conflicts resolved on Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Carlton Marshes

Fri, 16:44

This 1966 Mini pick-up was love at first sight for Josephine Stecak but it was a relationship that didn’t always run smoothly. Pictures: Josephine Stecak

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Environment news

Yesterday, 07:30

Great Wakering photographer captures classic cuckoo image

Yesterday, 07:15

The National Trust’s Dunwich Heath is the base for hi-tech marine research.

Yesterday, 07:00

Canine conflicts resolved on Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Carlton Marshes

Thu, 20:49

ActivLives is launching free drop-in gardening sessions for older people in the community and their relatives or carers next month.

Thu, 17:13

A Suffolk MP has given up something slightly different for Lent this year – and has joined a group of Conservative MPs in Parliament giving up single use plastics.

Business

Yesterday, 06:00

East Anglian firms could capitalise on the deployment of a novel technology set to be used with two of the world’s largest proposed offshore wind farms.

Fri, 17:28

A family is working hard in preparation for the opening a farm shop in mid-Suffolk next month.

Fri, 17:01

An insurance broker has announced it will be supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for the next three years.

Fri, 14:19

Home furnishings made by a Suffolk design and textile firm are heading to Hong Kong this March as part of a select band of products showcasing the best of UK industrial and creative excellence to Asian companies.

Fri, 13:32

A cricket bat making business has launched a range using wood exclusively from Suffolk.