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Ipswich’s newly-elected MP Sandy Martin is hoping to see an annual Pride festival take its place on the town’s social calendar.

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 hairdresser, a care company and a fish and chip shop are among the East Anglian businesses named by the government for failing to pay the minimum wage.

These are the 233 employers named by the government for not paying minimum wage:

Over the last week there’s been a fresh debate about the impact that out-of-town shopping centres have on our traditional towns.

A 50-year-old man has been served a summons to appear before magistrates in Norwich in connection with a fatal crash in Bungay last year.

Paramedics have been spotted at Thorpe-le-Soken station in Essex this afternoon – they are currently helping a woman who has gone into labour.

Two fairground workers have denied the manslaughter of a girl who died when a bouncy castle she was playing on blew away in Essex.

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.

Gender should not be a barrier to men or women excelling in the world of tech, according to a young female developer who is organising awards to celebrate the region’s best female minds in the industry.

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.

Former Ipswich Town football star John Wark has backed a new project launched in Suffolk which will use sport to tackle loneliness, depression and poor health among older people.

East Anglia’s rail link with the midlands and north is likely to be severed until the weekend at the earliest after a freight train derailment near Ely on Monday afternoon.

Future50 insurance specialist One Broker Group has added to its stable with the acquisition of another East Anglian firm.

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

Friends of a popular Chelmsford electrician who was shot in the chest outside a petrol station have launched a fundraising appeal for his family.

A charity has announced a reward for information on the whereabouts of a teenager who is wanted in connection with the murder of John Pordage in Essex.

The mother of an Essex murder victim has today made a direct plea for a ‘dangerous’ teenager police want to speak to in connection with the killing to hand himself in.

Ipswich Town will discover their Carabao Cup second round opponents tonight. Here’s all you need to know about the draw.

Local businesses are set to benefit from a new £1m fund aimed at boosting specific projects across the county.

A top detective has urged a teenager who is on the run after a man was shot and killed in Essex to “give himself up”, and advised members of the public not to approach him.

The first steam train since the early 1960s is set to visit a long-closed Suffolk branch line next year.

A solicitor specialising in asbestos-related disease cases says the number of school teachers, health care professionals and DIY enthusiasts making claims has risen in recent years.

Jonathan Mayfield had his fair share of minor niggles with his Fiat Punto but travelled in style.

Police have charged a 16-year-old arrested in connection with the death of John Pordage who was gunned down outside a petrol station in Chelmsford on August 5.

The first steam train since the early 1960s is set to visit a long-closed Suffolk branch line next year.

We are four days into the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and have been completely glued to our screens watching the likes of Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah. We take a look at the talented athlete’s that have came from Suffolk, from javelin to running - here are 15 of the best Suffolk and north Essex athletes of all time.

The new medical director of Ipswich Hospital has pledged to keep patient safety at the forefront while finding innovative ways to care for an aging population with complex health needs.

Suffolk-born Michael Morrison wants to realise his Premier League dream with Birmingham City, ahead of the St Andrew’s side’s Championship opener at Ipswich Town this afternoon, and thinks Harry Rdknapp is the man to help him.

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