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Rural businesses struggling with sluggish internet speeds will have the chance to take matters into their own hands after the launch of a community-led project in the region.

One of the most popular folk festivals in the country got under way yesterday as people started to pour in for three days of relaxed fun and excellent music.

Cinema used to thrive on originality. New films, entertaining stories, interesting characters but 25 years all that changed as the studios became fixated on formula and franchise. Arts editor Andrew Clarke argues that its time for a change and a return to smaller, one-off movies

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

The Railway Children remains one of the nation’s most beloved children’s books and now it is being transferred to the stage. David Henshall talks to David Vince about a new production at Stowmarket’s John Peel Centre

Ipswich and Colchester hospitals are set to merge in a bid to create an organisation that can stand the test of time within an NHS that is at breaking point.

A Suffolk specialist in musculoskeletal and mental health programmes has expanded to 20 sites to create a nationwide brand after acquiring a London-based physiotherapy firm.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell is determined to return stronger than before after undergoing knee surgery in London yesterday.

A 34-year-old man from south London appeared in court today charged with possessing a shotgun and dangerous driving following an incident in Kelvedon on Monday.

Two London drug dealers who hid wraps of cocaine and heroin in their mouths when they were stopped by police in Ipswich have each been jailed for 27 months.

Police officials and villagers attended a “moving” church ceremony yesterday to mark 200 years since the birth of the Met’s first black officer – who was born in Suffolk.

Still buzzing from his appearance at the World Athletics Championships last weekend, Suffolk’s Callum Wilkinson is already planning new and exciting challenges ahead.

More than 30 train services in the region have been cancelled today due to track problems near London, a derailed freight train in Suffolk, and other problems. See if your travel plans have been affected here.

Commuters from East Anglian stations to London are facing rises of hundreds of pounds in their season ticket fares next year as inflation crept up in July.

Commuters are facing an evening of rail chaos – several Greater Anglia trains have been delayed on the main line between London and Norwich due to a track defect.

House prices in Tendring have rocketed by 13.1% making it the second largest local authority district for growth in the UK, according to new figures.

A Suffolk creative branding agency is celebrating the success of its latest graduate recruit, after she scooped a prestigious national accolade.

Stansted has reported its busiest ever month with more than 2.58m passengers passing through the airport during July.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy addressed the media this afternoon, ahead of the Blues’ trip to Millwall tomorrow night.

The threat of a rail strike in East Anglia has risen after the union representing train guards called for a ballot on industrial action over the future role of guards.

Workplace health specialist RehabWorks, which is based in Bury St Edmunds, is set to become a UK market leader following a major acquisition.

After the World Athletics Championships finished in London on Sunday night, Ipswich now starts gearing up for the Ipswich Twilight Road Races which kick-starts a superb month of sporting action around the county.

Callum Wilkinson declared that there is “more to come” from him, following today’s excellent showing in the men’s 20K race walk at the World Athletics Championships in London.

Trainspotters trying to catch a glimpse of a rare steam locomotive in Essex caused disruption to rail users today after some were accused of trespassing on the track.

Callum Wilkinson is looking forward to the biggest event of his career, when he lines up for the men’s 20K race walk at the World Athletics Championships in London tomorrow.

Train services between London and Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich are returning to normal after being delayed because of a broken down train.

Pirates are landing in Harwich this weekend, but with a twist.

Where is Ipswich in the Premier League of property prices?

A Suffolk coffee merchants which has gone from roasting beans in a garage to an international operation with outlets across the UK is celebrating its tenth year in business.

An international jewellery designer is set to talk to Suffolk firms at a free networking event.

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