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Parents and teachers have hit out at Ofsted after a report downgraded their “brilliant” village primary school to ‘inadequate’.

15:56

A bigamist’s second ‘wife’ has pledged to stand by him after he admitted ‘marrying’ her without divorcing his first wife.

14:44

A 12-lane bowling alley, a laser quest arena and a ‘ninja warrior’ style assault course are among the exciting entertainment announced to open at the Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich this August.

13 minutes ago

More than £42m will be spent on new buildings and vehicles for the region’s ambulance service, after bosses voted to press ahead with two new schemes.

24 minutes ago

Suffolk’s internationally renowned concert venue has pledged to scrap controversial carpark proposals if they cannot be achieved without harming the site’s natural beauty.

34 minutes ago

Health commissioners have given the go ahead for a £9.5million super-surgery in Ipswich – with more expected to follow.

44 minutes ago

Firefighters were called to a campervan blaze in Eye this afternoon.

Nick Clegg has claimed there will be an “industrial scale blame game” if Brexit “curdles and goes belly up”.

16:06

A farmer who failed to properly attach a trailer to a tractor he was driving, which resulted in the death of a 79-year-old man, has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving.

10:19

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was assaulted in Great Cornard, near Sudbury.

Donald Tusk has warned there is nothing to win in Breixt telling a press conference he would not pretend it was a happy day.

08:55

Only one potential witness seen on CCTV in Bury St Edmunds on the night Corrie McKeague disappeared remains unidentified.

13:41

A 20-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a girl under 16, sexual grooming and breaching a sexual harm prevention order in Lowestoft.

On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of the values we share as fellow Europeans. Nor was it an attempt to do harm to the European Union or any of the remaining member states. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. Instead, the referendum was a vote to restore, as we see it, our national self-determination. We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving Europe – and we want to remain committed partners and allies to our friends across the continent.

12:59

A young gambling addict cleaned out his 82-year-old grandmother’s bank account when taking £11,000 to feed his habit.

32 minutes ago

The team behind a trio of Suffolk pubs will undertake an 18-mile challenge on April 2 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

58 minutes ago

Householders in Ipswich owe more than £1million in council tax arrears from a single year, it has emerged.

58 minutes ago

A lorry driver charged with death by careless driving entered a not guilty plea at Chelmsford Magistrates Court yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 29).

Detectives are urging anyone with information to come forward after two young puppies were taken from an Essex home.

I did try, I honestly did but I couldn’t cope with the hot flushes and sweaty episodes and so I’m back on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).

Politics

Nick Clegg has claimed there will be an “industrial scale blame game” if Brexit “curdles and goes belly up”.

Donald Tusk has warned there is nothing to win in Breixt telling a press conference he would not pretend it was a happy day.

On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of the values we share as fellow Europeans. Nor was it an attempt to do harm to the European Union or any of the remaining member states. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. Instead, the referendum was a vote to restore, as we see it, our national self-determination. We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving Europe – and we want to remain committed partners and allies to our friends across the continent.

58 minutes ago

Householders in Ipswich owe more than £1million in council tax arrears from a single year, it has emerged.

Features

Friday is Wear a Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research. Lynne Mortimer looks at the joy of hats and the famous hat-wearers.

Shakin’ Stevens knew very little about his large family’s history. A serious heart attack in 2010 inspired the singer, heading to the Ipswich Regent and Norwich Theatre Royal, to change that.

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Yesterday, 12:53

Motor dealership Essex Auto Group has been sold to South Africa-based firm Super Group for an undisclosed sum.

Yesterday, 09:00

Tailgating is said to be worse in the east of England than anywhere else in the UK but many drivers may not be aware they are even committing the offence.

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Environment news

Yesterday, 16:02

Government officials are hoping to halt an invasion of Asian hornets by encouraging the public to use a free smart phone app.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Bury Water Meadows Group and River Lark Catchment Partnership have worked together to improve the riverscape and surrounding meadows in Bury St Edmunds.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A fundraising page to help care for horses seized by welfare organisations in Paper Mill Lane near Ipswich has raised more than £3,400.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Gardeners in Bury St Edmunds can be inspired by a cascade of geraniums down the Tollgate Triangle – inspired by Bressingham Garden’s Adrian Bloom.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A spectacular new venue will bring an annual rural showcase closer to the heart of East Anglia as it demonstrates the best of countryside sports, pastimes and entertainment.

Business

14:44

A 12-lane bowling alley, a laser quest arena and a ‘ninja warrior’ style assault course are among the exciting entertainment announced to open at the Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich this August.

24 minutes ago

Suffolk’s internationally renowned concert venue has pledged to scrap controversial carpark proposals if they cannot be achieved without harming the site’s natural beauty.

Luxury yacht company Spirit has secured an order for what will be the biggest sailing yacht yet built at its newly-expanded facility in Ipswich.

Brisk bidding and high prices paid at Lacy Scott and Knight art and antiques auction

Temporary power solutions company Midas is improving the sustainability – and security – of its generators through the use of technology developed by machinery manufacturer JCB.