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Commuters travelling through Ipswich are being warned of delays after a fault on the London-bound line.

Many high street businesses have struggled in recent years, with major chains such as Woolworths and Toys ‘R’ Us disappearing from town centres since the 2008 financial crash, along with many independent traders.

07:09

Temperatures have dropped below 0C for the first time this season, but what does the rest of the week hold for Suffolk and north Essex?

05:30

An Indian restaurant in Suffolk has been short-listed for an award honouring the best chefs in the industry.

7 minutes ago

Davers Court care home, in Bury St Edmunds, is hosting a free advice session for families caring for those living with dementia.

51 minutes ago

Some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets and online stores are recalling products due to fears they may contain harmful chemicals and deadly bacteria.

07:59

AN HMRC office in Ipswich town centre is set to be saved from planned closure and retained as a specialist tax site, it has been revealed.

They sacrificed their lives for their country, so their children and grandchildren could live to see a better world.

Yesterday, 22:34

A juvenile has been arrested in Essex this evening after police seized a large knife.

Yesterday, 20:14

Traffic is reported to be building in north west Ipswich after a driver allegedly hit another vehicle, fled the scene and left their vehicle blocking the road.

Yesterday, 19:00

The true story of a hoarder, and how one social enterprise saved her life

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Yesterday, 18:32

Frontline staff at the region’s ambulance trust have launched a public petition in what they say is a bid to influence bosses.

Yesterday, 18:00

An Ipswich grandfather who was infected with two deadly diseases during the worst health scandal in NHS history is hoping the truth will be revealed after a major inquiry got underway.

Yesterday, 17:55

A motorcyclist has sustained life-threatening injuries after coming off the road and hitting a tree.

Yesterday, 17:44

A driver has shared dashcam footage which shows the moment a white van suddenly stops dead in front of her - in apparent protest to being beeped.

Yesterday, 17:41

A garden centre was fined more than £100,000 after a member of staff was hurt when cleaning up hazardous chemicals.

Yesterday, 17:31

Aspiring actors auditioned in the hope of landing the role of a lifetime alongside Stevi Ritchie and Atomic Kitten’s Natasha Hamilton in this year’s pantomime at the Ipswich Regent.

Yesterday, 17:06

A military charity is aiming to tackle loneliness in the Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket area and is encouraging ex-RAF personnel to get in touch if they are feeling isolated.

Yesterday, 17:04

Two teenage boys have been accused of making up claims they were sexually assaulted by an Ipswich bar manager.

Politics

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Yesterday, 18:00

An Ipswich grandfather who was infected with two deadly diseases during the worst health scandal in NHS history is hoping the truth will be revealed after a major inquiry got underway.

Chiefs behind a community safety scheme in west Suffolk have reaffirmed the need to focus on county lines, hate crimes and violence.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

East Anglia’s tourism industry will be devastated if Britain crashes out of the European Union, a Labour frontbencher has warned.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Fresh concerns have been raised over the quality of Suffolk schools as the latest data has revealed soaring numbers are being judged ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted.

Features

Yesterday, 15:54

Quality not quantity is what counts.

Yesterday, 15:33

How well do you know your Shakespeare?

Yesterday, 05:30

Have you ever thought you could do a better job than someone else? One man from Ipswich thought so - and he’s written the book on how to get the job you really want, no matter what it is.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Watch our video of this £500,000 Victorian property which has a wine store and a walk in wardrobe.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

A farm that was once home to an East Anglian agricultural machinery entrepreneur is being offered up for sale with a guide price tag of more than £2.1m.

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Last week’s Agriculture Bill emphasised the importance of the environment when working the land.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A five-year funded project to restore heathland at Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Knettishall Heath reserve comes to an end this month but the benefits to wildlife in the area will be seen for years to come.

Friday, September 21, 2018

While most people throw their empty plastic cleaning bottles away when they’re empty, one father of three from Essex has been refilling and reusing his for the last three years.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Six abandoned cats were discovered in a cramped carrier in woodland near Stowmarket.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Harwich Port has become a new base for two polar ice ships en route for Antarctica, where they will help us to better understand the changes that we are making to the earth’s climate.

Business

Many high street businesses have struggled in recent years, with major chains such as Woolworths and Toys ‘R’ Us disappearing from town centres since the 2008 financial crash, along with many independent traders.

05:30

An Indian restaurant in Suffolk has been short-listed for an award honouring the best chefs in the industry.

Yesterday, 19:00

The true story of a hoarder, and how one social enterprise saved her life

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Yesterday, 17:41

A garden centre was fined more than £100,000 after a member of staff was hurt when cleaning up hazardous chemicals.