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16:26

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 30-year-old woman from Sudbury.

Paul Flatman has been sentenced after more than 6,000 chickens died at Hawksmill Farm

A farmer has been ordered to pay more than £12,000 and has been given a suspended prison sentence for failing to follow animal welfare advice.

14:34
Gerald West leaves Ipswich Crown Court

Oakwood School’s former deputy head teacher and one of its care workers have been given 12-month conditional discharges for assaulting pupils.

13:22
The old Oakwood School in Stowmarket.

The former headteacher of a Suffolk school has been jailed for seven years for sexual offences against children.

17:21
The company of Slice of Saturday Night

There was an Emile Zola quote on the front of the programme for West Suffolk College’s production of 60s musical, A Slice of Saturday Night: “If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”

Colchester High Street

Two sisters have been charged in connection with the theft of an 89-year-old woman’s purse in Colchester.

14:50
Image issued by the British Geological Survey of a graphic showing where an earthquake struck in Sandwich, Kent. Photo: British Geological Survey

Earth tremors have been felt in Suffolk and Essex after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck Kent.

Politics

10:48

Former Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell has called for polling day to be moved to the weekend.

Yesterday, 18:20
The new Leader of Suffolk County Council Colin Noble at Endeavour House in Ipswich..

Suffolk County Council has a new leader after the ruling Conservative group at Endeavour House voted unanimously to elect Colin Noble to head the authority.

Yesterday, 13:37
Bury Council Building Angel Hill.

The new chairman of Bury Town Council has said he intends to make the authority relevant after claiming it has done “almost nothing” for the last few years.

10:49
The new Leader of Suffolk County Council Colin Noble (left) and Deputy Leader Christopher outside Endeavour House.

Suffolk County Council’s new leader Colin Noble has given his deputy the job of looking after Ipswich’s interests in the new cabinet.

Yesterday, 15:35
L to R: Imogen White, Matthew Austin, Joanna Hodgson, Cllr Malcolm Buckley, Chloe White, Sana Hanif

Youth leaders in Essex are encouraging schools to do their bit for the environment by signing up to their Green Pledge Award scheme.

Features

17:30

Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out the DVLA has launched a new online service to retain and transfer personalised registration plates... just after the hassle of posting his application!

17:20
This 1956 Lotus Eleven Series 1 Le Mans Spec sold for £102,600 at auction.

A 1956 Lotus Eleven Series 1 Le Mans specification sold for £102,600 at a classic car auction at Ascot racecourse held by international auctioneers Coys.

17:18
A black 1938 Austin Big 7 was Dick Sturch's very first car in early 1964 which he bought for £10.

Dick Sturch tells us of a bit of bodging on his Austin Big 7... but it only cost him a tenner!

Yesterday, 17:00
Having fun at Bressingham

For those looking for inspiration this half term, Natalie Sadler shares her experience of a rainy day out at Bressingham Steam and Gardens, just outside Diss.

Yesterday, 14:23
Ellen Widdup Interiors feature, Wallpaper

As the old adage says: “What goes around, comes around”. And this is certainly true of wallpaper.

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Environment news

13:54

Business students at Colchester Institute ran their own sustainability day this week.

Yesterday, 15:35
L to R: Imogen White, Matthew Austin, Joanna Hodgson, Cllr Malcolm Buckley, Chloe White, Sana Hanif

Youth leaders in Essex are encouraging schools to do their bit for the environment by signing up to their Green Pledge Award scheme.

Yesterday, 13:24
 Ipswich clean air campaigners Charles Croydon, Neville Robertson, Tim leggett, Barbara Robinson, john Norman, Lenard Woolf seeking improvements following a recent Supreme Court ruling that orders the UK Government to take action to meet EU laws before Dec 31 this year.

A recent ruling by top UK justices has given new impetus to a battle in Suffolk against a ‘hidden killer’, as John Grant reports.

Wed, 05:01
Southwold beach which has been awarded a Blue Flag.

A sun-kissed Suffolk seafront, famous for its sandy shoreline and colourful beach huts, has retained coveted blue flag status for cleanliness, safety and water quality.

Friday, May 15, 2015
Charlie Haylock will be walking across Suffolk in protest to the increasing amounts of litter on Suffolk roads.

A cartoonist and best-selling author feels so strongly about litter on the county’s roads that he will walk across Suffolk dressed as a bin to encourage local authorities to take a more proactive approach.

Business

Music, art, wine and a great deal more

08:23
Steven and Debbie Morgan pictured when they took over The Royal Oak earlier this year

Firefighters were called to a pub last night following a water leak which caused flooding.

Abby Curtis who is opening Pump and Grind coffee shop in Great Colman Street with Tom Kerridge

The business team behind a new cafe have said they are disappointed they will not able to serve alcohol when opening for the first time on Saturday.

Yesterday, 13:37
Bury Council Building Angel Hill.

The new chairman of Bury Town Council has said he intends to make the authority relevant after claiming it has done “almost nothing” for the last few years.

06:00
Rachel Pearlman, Zoe Bradbury, Jack Northcott and Jordan Keeble of Ginger Nut Media team  at the OXO Tower in London, after being awarded as the best level of support during Advanced Apprenticeships.

A digital advertising firm is celebrating after scooping an award for its supportive training regime.