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A lorry driver warned he may never be able to walk has defied the odds by crossing the finish line of his 200th marathon.

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Ipswich Town’s managing director last night criticised the “unwarranted personal abuse” suffered by manager Mick McCarthy and players from fans and the media this season.

16:10

The mother of missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague has spoken of her “immeasurable” peace of mind after police have this afternoon confirmed that they have ruled out he is in a Milton landfill site.

18:42

After the region was hit by the first major snowfall of the winter on Sunday and earlier today, forecasters have provided an update on whether there will be another wintry blast tonight and early tomorrow morning.

18:07

A burglar has been jailed for a year after he was identified through the Facebook account on his mobile which he dropped while stealing from an address.

16:26

An extra £120,000 is to be spent on drug wipe kits as Suffolk police cracks down on those driving under the influence.

A number of schools have already announced plans to close across Suffolk and north Essex this morning after snowy weather hit the region.

20:41

The trial of a 58-year-old Suffolk woman who allegedly claimed benefits without informing the authorities that she owned a property in Spain will take place in April.

An Ipswich shopkeeper left angry and upset at shoplifters targeting the newsagents he owns is taking a stand and asking customers to knock before he lets them in.

An emu named Farage caused quite a stir in an Essex village yesterday after it escaped from its home in the snowy weather.

19:06

Emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Hadleigh.

19:00

Christmas hampers have been thoughtfully put together by volunteers at the Ipswich debt centre and will be given to the 36 families they have worked with to ease the pressure of debt this year.

14:02

The family of murdered Trimley man Dean Stansby have launched an anti-crime charity in his memory – in the hope of preventing other families from going through a similar tragedy.

More sleet and snow has begun in Suffolk this afternoon ahead of a temperature plummet forecasted for tonight.

CCTV has been issued in connection with a fight outside the Buffalo Restaurant in Clacton.

12:35

Ed Sheeran has told of his proud Suffolk roots in an interview covering subjects as diverse as his love for Jeremy Corbyn and his plans for a Bruce Springsteen inspired fourth album.

17:07

An assault took place after an argument between people in two cars in Clacton, police have said.

12:12

East of England Co-op are offering a reward of £20,000 for information that leads to the conviction of the criminals behind a recent spate of ram raids in Suffolk and Essex.

16:49

Suffolk brewer Adnams has announced it is using 100% renewable energy across its entire business.

16:45

An alleged burglar who broke his leg as he ran away from a break-in at a business in Ipswich admitted committing the offence to a police officer who found him lying on the pavement shouting for help, it has been alleged.

16:44

Tributes have been paid to former Royal Ballet ballerina who died on Monday (DEC 4) after a ‘brief but cruel’ battle with Motor Neurone Diease.

Politics

Residents will be asked for their views on a potential merger between the district councils of Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

07:00

Plans to divide the former BHS store in Ipswich into smaller units containing a gym, shops and restaurants are set to be given the green light this week.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Ipswich market’s move to Queen Street and Princes Street will go ahead in the New Year it has been confirmed, as the council is set to agree which contractor to use on Tuesday.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Theresa May has managed what many thought was the impossible, she has placated the DUP, her cabinet and the European Union.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Fresh attempts to create a Suffolk town’s long-awaited new community centre are exploring five separate options, project leaders have said.

Features

14:08

People living along a Suffolk street have again joined together to create a Christmas display instilling festive cheer – and raising funds for worthy causes.

09:31

Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out how hi-tech electronic aids make motoring safer but are don’t replace the driver’s brain

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Congratulations to the East of England Co-op for becoming the first major supermarket to sell produce beyond its ‘best before’ date.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Woodbridge Deli owner David Gitsham shares his expertise on the deli’s world famous pies, charcuterie, cheese and fine wine.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

So non-East Anglians chortle about our non-mountainous landscape? Let them, says Simon Barnes - we have the best skies to make up for it.

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Environment news

16:49

Suffolk brewer Adnams has announced it is using 100% renewable energy across its entire business.

15:50

The closure of a key road into Ipswich town centre is expected to remain in force for several more weeks while the partial demolition of a “structurally unsafe” building is carried out.

Yesterday, 10:33

New figures released by Essex Wildlife Trust show that a conservation project that helps one of the UK’s most popular bird species is continuing to be a barnstorming success.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Volunteers have been wading into a Suffolk river in a bid to clear the waterway and encourage wildlife back to the area.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

In one of East Anglia’s wildest and widest of wildernesses, H2O is the most precious of resources - for people and for wildlife. A major £2.1million water engineering scheme is bringing benefits for both.

Business

14:14

Crash-for-cash fraudsters are fuelling a compensation culture which is pushing car insurance premiums to record levels and costing motorists £5m a day, as promised government reform stall.

A recruitment agency has spread its wings into Essex after opening a new office.

16:49

Suffolk brewer Adnams has announced it is using 100% renewable energy across its entire business.

Dixons Carphone is expected to report a slump in half-year profits next week as the retailer counts the cost of falling consumer confidence and a weaker mobile phone market.

The Eastern Enterprise Hub in Ipswich has been awarded a £22,435 share of NatWest Bank’s Skills and Opportunities Fund.