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09:28

A Sudbury 24-year-old who jacked in her comfortable office job and promotion to pursue her dream career in filmmaking landed work on the latest Ridley Scott blockbuster just two months after making the big decision.

09:18

Witnesses to a crash in north Suffolk in which a cyclist suffered serious head injuries are asked to contact police.

07:24

A huge stack fire has been burning all night in west Suffolk - and is reported to require monitoring for days to come.

37 minutes ago

A proposed merger of two authorities to create a new West Suffolk Council has the support of local residents and businesses, according to a new report.

45 minutes ago

Five police cars attended Ipswich Railway Station this morning after officers received a tip-off that a wanted man may be in the area.

06:31

A cancer sufferer is calling for vigilance after his property was damaged four times in a spate of vandalism in a Suffolk town.

09:54

A young man in north Essex was approached by three people, threatened with a suspected knife and punched in the face before his bike was stolen along with some cash, it is alleged.

09:31

A teenage boy has reported being sexually assaulted by a man who “grabbed his bottom” in Suffolk.

08:57

Close your eyes and you could really believe it was the real thing.

08:44

A weekend of festivities is being held by a Suffolk sailing club raising funds for volunteer lifesavers at sea.

07:40

Six centenarians at a Suffolk care home have celebrated the birthday of the latest member to join the 100 club.

32 minutes ago

Visitors to the Kingfisher public house, Ipswich, in 1975, featured in a recent Days Gone By, writes David Kindred.

06:28

People who say they are being “terrorised” by illegal scrambler riding in Suffolk are calling for the bikes to be confiscated.

06:28

Organisations near to a Suffolk college have been asked to offer students parking after residents complained of an ongoing “nightmare” over blocked roads.

Field trials taking place in Suffolk have revealed some “significant findings” on maximising returns for energy maize, according to agronomy experts.

06:00

Engineering work on train lines around Ipswich railway station could add to traffic delays on Sunday as thousands turn up for the first ever Great East Run.

06:00

The restoration project for Southway subways mural has started its next phase and is working with young people in the community.

A dog agility show was one of the highlights of this year’s Drinkstone village fete and hundreds of people turned out to enjoy the various attractions.

Yesterday, 22:19

A third man has been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack, Scotland Yard said.

Yesterday, 22:03

Beloved tawny owl Mabel has returned to Christchurch Park following fears she may have disappeared for good.

Yesterday, 21:11

The Great British Bake Off’s caramel week got off to a good start but cracks began to show during the technical challenge as one unlucky baker crashed out of the competition.

Politics

37 minutes ago

A proposed merger of two authorities to create a new West Suffolk Council has the support of local residents and businesses, according to a new report.

Yesterday, 08:10

Essex County has launched a seven-week consultation asking members of the public for their views about the future of library services.

Mon, 23:19

A £5million package of improvements has been put forward for five of Ipswich’s most congested junctions.

Last year’s reorganisation at Ipswich Borough Council cost the authority nearly £1m in redundancy and other severance payments according to the annual accounts.

Mon, 06:00

Ipswich will need nearly 10,000 new homes by 2031 according to forecasted figures, as Ipswich Borough Council this week unveils its new housing plan.

Features

Yesterday, 17:51

The budget airline, Ryanair, announced last week that it would be making daily cancellations to its flights to improve punctuality until the end of October.

Yesterday, 09:54

Olympic runner Andy Vernon, official ambassador of the Great East Run, a new half marathon in the region which takes place in Ipswich on September 24, offers some last minute training tips to help competitors get the most out of their run.

Yesterday, 09:48

From lower levels of stress and depression to reduced risk of heart disease, the latest evidence suggests owning a pet is a healthy choice. Sheena Grant finds out more and talks to animal lovers about the difference pets have made to their lives.

Mon, 10:28

The arrival of autumn is no signal to stop the charity fundraising and fun. Gina Long thanks all those walking, running, cycling and more, and those toiling behind the scenes to make sure everything turns out to be a success on the day

Mon, 10:27

The number of students taking arts-based or creative subjects is falling. Arts editor Andrew Clarke says we ignore these subjects at our peril because our economic future is tied up in the talent of tomorrow

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Environment news

Yesterday, 15:40

Final consultation on proposals for a new twin reactor nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast will not take place until next year at the earliest.

Mon, 08:21

A Suffolk recycling centre says it will be open for business as usual today, just days after firefighters battled a huge inferno at the site.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

It’s well established that bird migration is one of the great marvels of the natural world - but studies in a Suffolk seaside town are showing that it’s even more miraculous than might be thought.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Prince Harry took a step into the wilderness in Essex today during a visit to a conservation project that aims to teach youngsters to value the countryside.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

An ‘overwhelming’ public response has been given to an appeal for £200,000 that will enable a ‘unique’ area of the Brecks to be protected for wildlife.

Business

Two district councils are celebrating the impact of young talent after taking on a record amount of apprentices this summer.

Suffolk tent hire company Events Under Canvas has received one of is most unusual commissions − to set up camp for a corporate event at the foot of a volcano.

The UK’s political climate is not doing any favours for employers’ confidence in the economy, which has fallen to the lowest level since the EU referendum, according to a new report.

Some Ryanair passengers have reported having to pay again to pick seats or take hold luggage when re-booking flights after the airline announced mass cancellations.

Leisure airline Jet2.com is to operate its first ski programme from Stansted Airport his winter.