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Yesterday, 22:45

A drunk motorist who drove at speeds of up to 110mph during a police chase on Suffolk roads has been jailed for 16 months.

Yesterday, 23:06

Crew members from the lifeboat station in West Mersea battled for five hours this afternoon to save a wooden boat from sinking off the coast of Burnham-on-Crouch.

Yesterday, 18:00

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

Yesterday, 18:59

A series of celebrations marking the achievements of Suffolk’s “most famous daughter” is being held around the centenary of her death.

Yesterday, 18:38

A roadsweeper, two vans and two cars crashed on the A120 in north Essex this evening causing police to shut the road.

Yesterday, 18:37

More than 100 creative computing pupils put their digital skills to the test today at the UK finals of the CoSpace competition in Martlesham.

Yesterday, 18:00

World-class cyclists will compete in a fast paced race against the clock when a prestigious national event makes its first visit to the north Essex coast later this year.

Witnesses have captured the moment thick black smoke and bright orange flames poured out of a Hedingham bus after it caught fire in Coggeshall this morning.

Yesterday, 17:45

Badgers have been blamed for causing a sinkhole to open up in the only road leading to a seaside Suffolk hamlet.

Yesterday, 17:06

Former Ipswich Town stars Matt Holland and Russell Osman captained the teams in the annual ITFC Legends charity match, held at Bury Town’s Ram Meadow stadium on Sunday.

Yesterday, 17:05

Suffolk is already a hit with humans – but it’s now officially home to the country’s top holiday destination for dogs.

Yesterday, 16:57

A former Essex soldier and school governor has been jailed for 26 months following his second court appearance in three years for downloading child porn.

Yesterday, 16:52

A planning inquiry into proposals to build 300 homes in Kesgrave has stalled after it was ruled that a key report on housing needs in Suffolk was needed for a fair decision to be made.

Yesterday, 16:42

Hospitals across the region have been dealt extra funding to cope with pressure on emergency wards over the winter months.

Yesterday, 16:37

Fire bosses in Essex have dismissed their chief officer after suspending him on full pay for two years.

Yesterday, 16:18

A 22-year-old Suffolk woman who is living with a debilitating spinal condition has told of her agonising wait for a diagnosis and how the disease’s impact on her body rocked her self-confidence.

Yesterday, 20:36

A mum from Woodbridge finished in the top 200 of runners taking part in this year’s Marathon des Sables.

Yesterday, 15:46

A Framlingham man who became addicted to child porn and downloaded 12,000 indecent images of children has been jailed for 20 months.

Yesterday, 10:57

An inquest has opened into the death of a “totally loved” Essex 18-year-old, who died after crashing into a roadside barrier.

Yesterday, 20:45

Children’s wards in East Anglia are being offered a state-of-the-art cinema room as part of Finite Solutions Cine-makeover campaign.

Yesterday, 18:56

Girls from Alde Valley Academy in Leiston have been announced as the overall winners in a 10-week project to design a solution to cut energy use in school.

Politics

Yesterday, 18:00

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

Yesterday, 18:00

World-class cyclists will compete in a fast paced race against the clock when a prestigious national event makes its first visit to the north Essex coast later this year.

Yesterday, 16:52

A planning inquiry into proposals to build 300 homes in Kesgrave has stalled after it was ruled that a key report on housing needs in Suffolk was needed for a fair decision to be made.

Yesterday, 06:00

One of cycling’s biggest sporting events returns to Suffolk this September – with a stage entirely contained within the county for the first time.

Yesterday, 15:02

A group calling itself the Suffolk EU Alliance is out to cause a political stir in Suffolk by tactically voting, en masse, for hand-picked candidates in the forthcoming county and general elections.

Features

Yesterday, 13:04

Prince Harry’s brave admission that he came close to a breakdown after shutting down his emotions about the death of his mother, Princess Diana, have shone a powerful light on the stigma that still surrounds mental ill health. Sheena Grant reports on why his decision to speak out may make asking for support feel like a less terrifying step for others.

Yesterday, 14:56

Teams from two hair salons have made their way into the grand final of a prestigious national competition.

Mon, 10:02

The board of luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has put the business up for sale as part of a strategic review.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis and family leave the tech at home and enjoy a leisurely weekend boating on the Norfolk Broads.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5.

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Environment news

Mon, 10:39

Suffolk residents are being urged to keep wet wipes and sanitary products out of their toilets and sewers after an entangled sewerage pump was lifted and cleaned in Lowestoft.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Chiefs behind controversial plans to build a car park on an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Suffolk have vowed that they won’t even consider submitting a planning application until much later this year.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Concerns over the impact a new waste hub on the edge of Bury St Edmunds could have on those suffering from exposure to asbestos have been addressed by the councils behind the plan.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thousands of excited schoolchildren descended on Trinity Park in Ipswich today to learn all about food, farming and the Suffolk countryside.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Officials at Ipswich council have appealed to the public to be careful while visiting the town’s parks because of the danger of fire after the long dry spell.

Business

Yesterday, 18:00

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

Yesterday, 14:54

Desktop services group IP Telecom (Holdings) has reported increased annual profits, despite a hit to revenues following the end of a major contract.

Yesterday, 10:37

Do you fancy a brew? If so, Suffolk-based Adnams has just the answer after bringing together the best of two British staples – beer and tea.

Yesterday, 15:52

Alan d Hairdressing Education is celebrating the success of its Ipswich team in reaching the L’Oréal Colour Trophy grand final in London in the Men’s category.

Yesterday, 13:19

A sports equipment manufacturer has bought a firm which has made products used at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, formerly the Millennium Stadium, Wembley Stadium and the Stade de France in Paris.