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Yesterday, 19:48
The crash happened near the A11 in Elveden

A woman in her 70s has died after a two-car crash on the B1106 in Elveden, near Thetford this afternoon.

A120 at Marks Tey

The A120 could join the A12 at Rivenhall or Kelvedon instead of Marks Tey as potential routes for the new dualled road are revealed.

Yesterday, 18:30
Posters appealing for information into the disappearance of missing RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague

An “overwhelming” response to a call for help finding Corrie McKeague has seen nearly £30,000 raised to pay for a private investigator to look into the disappearance of the missing RAF serviceman.

Yesterday, 19:06
Paul Lee says the injury is more likely to be caused by a common spider like this

Suffolk’s arachnid recorder said he would be “very surprised” if claims of a deadly spider infestation in the county were accurate.

Yesterday, 18:21
Richard Waterhouse. Photo: Essex Police

A drug addict who “lost control” and killed another man he had been taking drugs with in Wivenhoe has been jailed for eight years today.

Yesterday, 18:20
Shoppers fill the Cornhill area of Ipswich town centre preparing for Christmas

If you are still struggling for Christmas gift ideas for your children, nieces and nephews, this could help you out. Here we list the must-have toys that will be under Christmas trees in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Woodbridge this year.

Yesterday, 17:37
An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

A teenager in Eye was taken to hospital after a box fell on his head this morning.

Yesterday, 16:45
Ipswich Crown Court

A man accused of raping a woman he met on a dating website has been cleared by a jury.

Yesterday, 16:39
Christmas at Landguard Felixstowe 2015

Looking for a fun family day out in Suffolk or north Essex this weekend? We could have the answer.

Yesterday, 16:37
Traffic on the A12

Motorists heading to London will face delays on the roads early next year as Highways England undertake a series of roadworks.

Yesterday, 16:33
The scene at Ipswich Hospital afte the double stabbing

Detectives investigating a double stabbing in Ipswich have been granted further time to question a 17-year-old boy from Ipswich who was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Yesterday, 16:18
Tendai Simbai has visited Zambia to hand out clothes and basketball kit and speak to school children. The former Ipswich Basketball Club player has previously raised money for his home country of Zimbabwe.
Photos by Tendai Simbai.

An Ipswich basketball player has returned to his native Africa to hand out clothes and sports equipment to children in deprived areas.

Yesterday, 15:44
A man is due to be sentenced after acting as a lookout in three business burglaries.

Suffolk police have caught a group of six men suspected of illegal hare-coursing in Elmswell yesterday.

Yesterday, 12:52
Colchester man stole bank cards from colleagues

A “mean” Colchester man who stole from friends and workmates to fund his drug habit has been jailed for ten months.

Yesterday, 17:39
Remi Morrison is pictured at Pump and Grind in Ipswich.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis finds great value at Pump and Grind in the centre of Ipswich.

Yesterday, 12:21
Lights at the Lavenham Christmas fair. Photo by Barry Pullen

As the build up to Christmas gathers steam, we asked our iwitness members to share their photos of the approaching festivities.

Yesterday, 12:20
Cornhill Walk shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds.

A buyer has been found for the Cornhill Walk shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds, fuelling hopes its regeneration could help boost the town’s economy.

Yesterday, 12:00

Controversial plans to build 71 homes on the outskirts of a picturesque west Suffolk village should not go ahead, council planning officers have said.

Yesterday, 11:35
The Tesco supermarket in Martlesham

Don’t be caught short this Christmas - if you run out of milk or need an emergency supply of Brussel sprouts, mince pies or Prosecco for New Year, there are plenty of supermarkets open in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 09:53
Found this guy whilst having a stroll along the beach. By Mark Nunn.

Through our iwitness24 site, readers are able to share their photos of Suffolk’s top beauty spots, of landmarks and of some of our amazing wildlife in action.

Politics

A120 at Marks Tey

The A120 could join the A12 at Rivenhall or Kelvedon instead of Marks Tey as potential routes for the new dualled road are revealed.

Yesterday, 06:00

Get on with improvements to the tracks in East Anglia – that’s the blunt message from Suffolk County Council to Network Rail after the start of Abellio’s new rail franchise.

Thu, 19:00

Concerns have been raised about plans to demolish one of the only leisure facilities for young people in Sudbury.

Thu, 17:41

A proposal to offer some children “short breaks” away from their families as an alternative to being put into care has received unanimous backing from the county council.

Thu, 12:00

The Screen Suffolk deal which aims to bring film and TV productions to the county was officially launched at an exhibition in London on Tuesday night.

Features

Yesterday, 18:20
Shoppers fill the Cornhill area of Ipswich town centre preparing for Christmas

If you are still struggling for Christmas gift ideas for your children, nieces and nephews, this could help you out. Here we list the must-have toys that will be under Christmas trees in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Woodbridge this year.

Thu, 17:56

For many it signals the start to the Christmas holidays – and today the festivities started for those people when the Coca-Cola truck rolled into town.

Thu, 15:00

Two antiques depicting the Nativity feature among a Christmas exhibition of more than 100 pieces of furniture and art.

Wed, 12:35

Businesses in a Suffolk town are being urged to decorate their windows with a “magical look for the whole season”.

Wed, 11:29

When they lost a much-loved son and brother four years ago the Burrows family decided to continue his love of music through a fund they set up in his name. Sheena Grant reports

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Environment news

Wed, 14:43
Sudbury town wardens Lewis Perry and Bradley Smith with the thousands of cigarette butts collected in the special bins during the past 6 months

A campaign to prevent smokers from dropping thousands of cigarette butts in Sudbury’s streets every week is being hailed as a “huge success”.

Wed, 14:37

An oak sapling has been planted in Boxford by south Suffolk MP James Cartlidge to highlight the importance of conservation work in the area.

Wed, 13:41

A host of groups and organisations came together to test plans to deal with a major maritime incident in the River Stour.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

A blocked sluice gate that caused the water level of the River Stour at Sudbury to drop drastically has now been fixed.

Monday, November 28, 2016

An errant cockerel spotted on CCTV wandering the streets of Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre has been picked up by the cops.

Business

A120 at Marks Tey

The A120 could join the A12 at Rivenhall or Kelvedon instead of Marks Tey as potential routes for the new dualled road are revealed.

Yesterday, 13:37

The chairman of Southwold brewers Adnams is set to auction off six bottles of a beer specially made for his 60th birthday.

Yesterday, 13:36

Food prices in the UK will rise if the Government does not treat the sector and its workers from the EU as a priority in Brexit negotiations, industry leaders have warned.

Yesterday, 11:23

Britain’s trade gap narrowed to a better-than-expected £9.7bn in October after exports soared to a record monthly high.

Yesterday, 08:31

The tourism industry is already worth hundreds of millions of pounds to the local economy in Suffolk, and that figure is growing, year-on-year.