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Friday, January 13, 2017
Felixstowe Ferry, closed while waiting for the high tide to pass. Photo: Stephen Squirrell

Warnings of life-threatening floods are in place in Suffolk tonight as coastal communities prepare for high tides.

Friday, January 13, 2017
Southwold during the 2013 the storm surge. Photo: David Andrews

Our region has been subjected to some fairly severe weather over the last 24 hours, with flooding and snow causing problems for both property owners and motorists.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
The tables from the famous Butt and Oyster floating in the River Orwell at Pin Mill after the storm surge of 2013. Photo by 
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The Environment Agency have issued several orange and red alerts for flooding along the Suffolk and Essex coastline, with 1,100 homes in Suffolk due to be evacuated on Friday.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Flooding on the A12 in both directions at Blythburgh during a tidal surge and storm in 2013.

Flood warnings have been issued for locations along the Suffolk coast this evening by the Environment Agency.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Artist Lois Cordelia and musican Stefan Freedman.

A collective of creative Ipswich talents have come together to highlight the plight of refugees and inspire compassion for newcomers in this region.

Saturday, January 7, 2017
Michael Portillo at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

Former minister turned television personality Michael Portillo steams into Suffolk and north Essex in the latest of his Great British Railway Journeys.

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Beer and Co have launched two beers relating to Portman and Portman road. Left to right, Marc Titford and Greg Cooper.

More than 30 beers will be on offer at the first Saints Winter Festival & New Year Hootenany opening tomorrow - Friday, December 30.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Snow scenes at Christchuch Park as Ipswich had a white Christmas in 1970

With Christmas just around the corner, the big question on everyone’s lips in Ipswich is will it be a white one?

Sunday, December 11, 2016
East Anglia Bikers taking Christmas presents to Rainbow Ward at West Suffolk Hospital pictured are Barbara Craig, Lauren Salisbury, Samantha Davis, Rob Reynolds, Santa with patient Harmony-Grace Holt with her mum Sarah Getliff.


Kind-hearted bikers from across East Anglia have brought a smile to the faces of poorly children.

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