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The hunt is on for Britain's best beach hut - and these huts at Southwold could harbour a winner. PHOTO: Warren Page/ Anglia Press Agency

Nominations have opened for a competition to find Britain’s favourite beach hut.

15:00
Therese Coffey is declared the MP for Suffolk Coastal In the parliamentary elections at Martlesham.

Speaker John Bercow lost his temper with Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey and health secretary Jeremy Hunt today for using their mobile phones on the front bench.

14:45
Lexden Road - stock photo

A man who lost his temper and pushed a 67-year-old stranger into the path of a car on a busy road, resulting in him being rushed to hospital with multiple fractures, has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

44 minutes ago
Will Quince, Colchester MP, addresses a National Citizen Service event

The government will seek to learn lessons from two brutal knife murders committed by a teenager in Colchester, a minister has said.

John McGreal has been appointed as Colchester United's First Team Coach.
L-R Tony Hulme,Robbie Cowling,John McGreal.

Carl Marston spoke to new Colchester United boss John McGreal, as well as chairman Robbie Cowling, following this afternoon’s announcement.

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Theres not long left to sign up to be part of Suffolks biggest neon party on Saturday, May 7.
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L-R Sam Catling,Tracy New, Pauline Donkin, Brian Taylor, Jack Nicholl, Joanne Rodger, Nikki Brown, Catherine Sheppard.

There are just days left to sign up to be part of Suffolk’s biggest neon party this weekend.

18:00
Police are investigating the accident

A young boy has been taken to hospital after he was clipped by a car in Bildeston, near Stowmarket, this afternoon.

Politics

15:00
Therese Coffey is declared the MP for Suffolk Coastal In the parliamentary elections at Martlesham.

Speaker John Bercow lost his temper with Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey and health secretary Jeremy Hunt today for using their mobile phones on the front bench.

44 minutes ago

The government will seek to learn lessons from two brutal knife murders committed by a teenager in Colchester, a minister has said.

17:00

Ipswich Borough Council has allayed fears over plans to fell trees, after Ipswich homeowners voiced concerns over the effects on nesting birds.

11:09

Tomorrow voters head to the polls in Colchester borough in the first all-out election in decades. Here is a summary of what the parties are standing for.

Yesterday, 16:55

District councils in Suffolk and north Essex spent more than £20million on redundancy packages over a five-year period, with some departing staff receiving six-figure payouts, an investigation has found.

Features

16:04
Fishing at Waldegraves.

Read some of our top picks for a relaxing spot of fishing in East Anglia.

06:20

Almost a third of first-year car accidents happen within two months of delivery, suggesting that if you’ve ever had your brand new car scraped, you’re not alone.

Yesterday, 12:00

By the end of April most of us would expect to have turned off the central heating, wouldn’t we? asks Sheena Grant.

Yesterday, 11:52

Lock the car but is it really safe and secure. Here are some simple tips to deter car thieves.

Yesterday, 08:34

Hammond Nissan has been helping Adnams, the Southwold-based brewer and distiller, enhance its sustainable operations.

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Environment news

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Wooded area behind Oulton Road, Ipswich where local residents fear that trees are due for felling.

Ipswich Borough Council has allayed fears over plans to fell trees, after Ipswich homeowners voiced concerns over the effects on nesting birds.

Yesterday, 12:00

A Suffolk school has welcomed the return of one of its most popular guests – a doting duck and its adorable ducklings.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded what is thought to be Europe’s largest single-project wind turbine contract, with the development of the giant East Anglia One offshore wind farm having cleared its final hurdle.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The return of hire boats along a stretch of river immortalised by Constable and Gainsborough is set to boost the local economy by up to £200,000.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Thick purple-hued carpets are appearing in woods across Suffolk as the spring bluebells flower and bloom.

Business

12:20
Thomson's first flight from Stansted Airport to Cancun, using the Dreamliner, was today. Picture: Tony Pick Photography

The first Dreamliner plane jetted off from Stansted Airport yesterday as part of a new route to Mexico.

12:00

Pretenders to the Iron Throne will have the opportunity to stake their claim as ruler of Westeros this month as the iconic seat used in the hit TV show Game of Thrones will be coming exclusively to Ipswich.

The “encouraging” interest shown by west Suffolk companies for business opportunities in Hong Kong has sparked a second seminar in Bury St Edmunds next Thursday.

14:37

Shell’s first-quarter profits plummeted 58% to 1.6 billion US dollars (£1.1 billion) as the falling oil price continues to hammer the sector.

11:36

Sainsbury’s posted a 13.8% fall in underlying annual profits as it remained under pressure amid a supermarket price war and said there was little sign of an end to tough conditions.