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A campaign group against the expansion of Stansted Airport has hit out at the airport’s claim that the environment won’t be affected – and has called for an “honest” assessment into the proposals.

Yesterday, 19:36

A 64-year-old man who pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving has been jailed for seven years.

Yesterday, 23:14

Police officers in Essex have launched a search for a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing from her home in Halstead.

Yesterday, 15:27

The trial has opened of a 21-year-old driver from Clacton who killed a man after leaning into the foot well of his car to retrieve his sat nav.

Yesterday, 14:03

Deborah Cadman OBE is leaving her job as chief executive of Suffolk County Council - and could be getting a £10,000 pay rise.

Yesterday, 18:02

An arachnophobic mother-of-one from Coddenham received the fright of her life on Monday when she discovered a male ‘Black Widow’ spider in a box of grapes.

Yesterday, 17:51

A dry summer could leave some of the region’s most iconic wetlands “as parched as the Mediterranean”, which would be “disastrous” for wildlife, a leading charity has warned.

Yesterday, 17:40

A memorial service will be held to remember two men who died in a house fire.

Yesterday, 17:20

A Clacton man who assaulted three police officers after driving erratically on the A133 in Weeley has been jailed.

Yesterday, 12:22

The family of a popular rugby player who was killed in a north Essex crash just days after his 21st birthday have paid tribute to the “loving, bubbly, cheeky chap” who will “never be forgotten”.

Yesterday, 17:08

Town hall bosses say less than 0.25% of collections have been missed and only 46 complaints received in the first week of controversial new rubbish rules.

Yesterday, 17:07

A concert to honour a Sudbury musician will be all the more poignant, after guitarist Rowland Higgins suffered a stroke weeks before the festival bearing his name will take place.

Yesterday, 23:01

The next stage of work to make Ipswich Hospital’s wards dementia friendly has begun as renovations are underway on the Stradbroke Ward.

Yesterday, 20:11

British comedy queen Sarah Millican is set to return to Ipswich next summer following her successful sold out show on her latest tour.

Yesterday, 19:00

Suffolk and north Essex are filled with celebrity faces from jockey Frankie Dettori to news presenter Bill Turnbull.

Yesterday, 18:54

An open event giving free advice and screening tests for tinnitus will take place in Ipswich tomorrow as part of ‘Tea for Tinnitus’ month.

Yesterday, 18:41

The new mayor of Ipswich has joined the Lions Club of Ipswich as an honorary member in a special presentation event.

Yesterday, 18:31

Police have charged two people with theft after a search was carried out at a property in Colchester at the weekend.

Yesterday, 18:23

“We must talk about maternal mental health, it could save lives.”

Yesterday, 18:11

Forget the rain macs, it’s set to be strictly shorts and sunnies this year at Suffolk’s largest festival.

Yesterday, 18:05

Previous Latitude headliner Two Door Cinema Club have been announced as special guests for 2017.

Politics

28 minutes ago

A campaign group against the expansion of Stansted Airport has hit out at the airport’s claim that the environment won’t be affected – and has called for an “honest” assessment into the proposals.

Yesterday, 14:03

Deborah Cadman OBE is leaving her job as chief executive of Suffolk County Council - and could be getting a £10,000 pay rise.

Yesterday, 17:08

Town hall bosses say less than 0.25% of collections have been missed and only 46 complaints received in the first week of controversial new rubbish rules.

Yesterday, 10:56

Residents, businesses and local groups are being urged to help shape the future of west Suffolk and have their say on plans to create a new council.

Mon, 16:18

A family whose lives were devastated by a road accident have set up camp at a Suffolk council’s headquarters in a desperate call for help.

Features

Yesterday, 15:25

David Edwards − an ex-pupil of Northgate Grammar School, Ipswich − knew precious little about the grandfather he never met. When he found out what had happened, he determined to make a pilgrimage to a corner of Flanders. This is his story

Yesterday, 12:43

It’s name makes it sound a little ‘new age’ but hypnobirthing is becoming surprisingly mainstream and what’s more, say those in the know, it can take a lot of the pain away from giving birth. Suzanne Mildinhall, who trained as a hypnobirthing practitioner after using the technique during her daughter’s 2014 birth, told Sheena Grant more...

Yesterday, 13:20

Hundreds of classic cars and motorcycles are to go on show at a Suffolk village green as part of a popular annual event known for its relaxed atmosphere and eclectic mix of vehicles.

Mon, 13:02

What makes a good tow car? The Tow Car Awards 2017 put 44 cars through their paces with a series of rigorous driving performance and pracicality tests to find out if the only hitch is the one the caravan hooks up to.

Mon, 12:01

Aren’t many men reluctant to look after their health! Steven Russell press-ganged a friend to try a How Are You? quiz. Is he fighting fit or in trouble?

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Environment news

Yesterday, 18:02

An arachnophobic mother-of-one from Coddenham received the fright of her life on Monday when she discovered a male ‘Black Widow’ spider in a box of grapes.

Yesterday, 17:51

A dry summer could leave some of the region’s most iconic wetlands “as parched as the Mediterranean”, which would be “disastrous” for wildlife, a leading charity has warned.

Yesterday, 17:08

Town hall bosses say less than 0.25% of collections have been missed and only 46 complaints received in the first week of controversial new rubbish rules.

Yesterday, 13:02

Motorists in Ipswich are facing eight weeks of disruption as work to replace sewers near the town’s railway station take place.

Yesterday, 06:04

A green grants scheme for business launched last year has identified £2m worth of savings for Suffolk and Norfolk businesses to date, it says.

Business

27 minutes ago

A Martlesham Heath freight forwarding company has renewed its commitment as a key sponsor for Felixstowe & Walton United Football Club, the Seasiders.

Yesterday, 18:30

Helping customers to find you online is a key tool in a small business’s digital marketing arsenal.

Yesterday, 17:11

A family blinds business had its day in the sun as around 100 of its dealers gathered to celebrate the opening of its new Outdoor Living Showsite & Shading Experience Centre.

Yesterday, 15:22

A Suffolk pre-cast concrete firm delivered a consignment of 1500 beams and infills blocks to the fourth phase of the Summers Park development at Lawford, Manningtree, last week.

Yesterday, 12:17

Suffolk Coastal businesses will be exploring routes to market on Wednesday, June 28, as they gear up for Brexit.