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Two males believed to be from Afghanistan have been arrested on immigration offences in Stowmarket this morning.

Airman 1st Class Darren Phillips, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crew chief at RAF Lakenheath, who died in a motorcycle accident

A memorial service for a 20-year-old US Air Force airman who died after a crash near Barton Mills is being held.

Police attended the accident

A female cyclist was in hospital on Friday after a collision in Colchester.

A car on Brackenwood Crescent has rolled into a house  causing minor damage.

A bearded dragon narrowly escaped unharmed, if a little bit shaken, after a car slammed into the front of a house in Bury St Edmunds earlier today.

Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival

If you’d like to treat your tastebuds this weekend, you’re in the right place.

Dr John Ashdown-Hill from Lawford is made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.  Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A historian who was instrumental in the discovery of Richard III’s remains has today been presented with an MBE.

Miss Teen Suffolk Emma Collingridge who is opening Framlingham Sausagefest, with orgainsers Jenny Stockman and Richard Harrison.

Organisers behind Framlingham’s annual SausageFest have said they are expecting a record number of visitors to the event tomorrow.



Average speed cameras on the A12 on the Essex and Suffolk border have not yet been switched on – three months after they were installed.

Philip Lee

Two taxi drivers who refused to take a blind passenger because of his guide dog have been fined.

Friars Street shops in Sudbury.

A controversial proposal to merge a parish council in west Suffolk with a neighbouring town council has been rejected by members of both bodies.

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Police called following contentious meeting of Long Melford Parish Council

Police were called to “restore order” at a parish council meeting in a picture postcard Suffolk village because one of the councillors claimed he “feared for his safety”.

70,000 new homes are needed in Suffolk by 2031.

Suffolk is a growing county – and council officials believe it will need 70,000 new homes to accommodate its growing population between now and 2031.



One school in Scotland is forcing its children outside, rain or shine, to run a mile – every single day.

Georgia and Jodie Mutch have lost 8.5 stone between them after joining Slimming World. The sisters are pictured in Ipswich. Georgis is on left on the latest photo

Jodie Mutch and sister Georgia are celebrating new slim-line figures after losing five stone and three stone respectively.

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Gorse Hill, Aldeburgh project

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside … so when the opportunity arose for Sara and Toby Newton to snap up a sea view at Gorse Hill in Aldeburgh they grabbed it with both hands.

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Waltham Hall Barn, Little Stonham

An immaculately presented barn conversion set at the end of a private driveway in the village of little Stonham, Mid Suffolk could be your ideal new home.

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Sharon Halls and Daniel Compton's baby, Evie

The parents of baby Evie born prematurely in the Dominican Republic have had confirmation they will get medical costs – and more – reimbursed by their insurance company.

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Consultation will start next month on proposals for the future management of one of Suffolk’s most precious but vulnerable estuaries.

Thomas Harvey's winning entry in the Landguard Photography Competition 2015.

Stunning photographs of Suffolk’s most southerly point attracted big interest on-line with around 800 people voting for their favourite.

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Andrew Hawes wants dog owners to take responsibility for their pets

Leaders of a Suffolk town’s clean-up campaign says it has not just enjoyed 15 minutes of fame and is still going from strength to strength – with plenty of new ideas to tackle the problems.

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Enjoying the sun at Needham Lake

Dog walkers will have to keep their pets on leads at a popular tourist attraction in Suffolk from next year.

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Oilseed Rape flowers in Hoo near Wickham Market

As the controversy over neonicotinoid pesticides continues, Audrey Boyle speaks to the UK’s top bee specialist and discovers there is conservation action we can all take.


An independent marina on the River Orwell is celebrating a major expansion.

Peter Osborne, General Manager, Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh.

A privately-owned hotel on Aldeburgh seafront is celebrating after it was awarded a coveted AA Silver Star Award for 2015.

Delegates from the ABP Marine Conference at ABP, Old Custom House, Port of Ipswich.

Some of best marine minds in the country were in Ipswich this week as harbour masters, dock masters and marine managers gathered for an annual conference.

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DFS is celebrating record results.

Sofa chain DFS Furniture has hailed a record set of results as Britain’s buoyant housing market and growing consumer confidence boosted sales.

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The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee is expected to keep interest rates at 0.5%.

The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold today amid mounting concern over a slowdown in the economy.