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It was a monumental task, matched by a monumental effort - and it removed a monumental mountain of litter from Suffolk’s beaches.

A 70-year-old former BT worker from Felixstowe, who was a safeguarding officer at his church, has been given a suspended prison sentence for downloading child porn.

A road in Suffolk was closed for four hours last night and into the early hours of this morning after a vehicle crashed into a ditch.

The government has announced new cash in a bid to ensure people living in “hard to reach” areas do not miss out on superfast broadband.

A new secondary school planned for development on land near Adastral Park in Martlesham Heath could tie-up with Kesgrave High School as part of a multi-academy trust.

A lorry brought down telephones lines in Felixstowe after a collision this morning.

Young people in Suffolk are being offered free work placements at BT to help their future careers.

John Niland, Provide’s chief executive, is working with the Essex Business School (EBS) at the University of Essex as an honorary professor.

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.

Thousands of people in Suffolk were told to dial 999 from their mobiles if they had an emergency last night after BT announced they were dealing with a large-scale problem with landlines.

An 83-year-old man who was fatally stabbed while walking his dogs in woodland near the Suffolk/Norfolk border died from “incised wounds to the neck”, an inquest heard.

Richard Lister OBE, the founding vice-chancellor of the University of Suffolk whose “exceptional leadership” has steered its rapid evolution, has announced he will retire in autumn 2018.

More than seven months plagued by a faulty BT phoneline has left a daughter fearing for the safety of her 88-year-old mother from Stowmarket.

The number of Suffolk properties with access to high-speed broadband has now passed 90% – and the county is set to pass the 98% mark in 2020.

World League semi-finals: England 1 USA 1: USA won the shoot-out

The UK’s communications watchdog has revealed how it plans to hold Openreach to account as it splits from BT, warning that it could take further action if certain goals are missed.

Manningtree-based food ingredients company EDME has appointed a new operations and technical director. Metin Fevzi will oversee the production of tens of thousands of tonnes of flour and flakes to ensure the highest standards of product and service.

BT’s annual music festival for staff, friends and family helped raise more than £4,000 for the NSPCC and Childline.

More than 24,000 homes and businesses in Essex are set to get superfast broadband under a £24million deal from Essex County Council.

Businesses are set to get in on the act today as residents across the county celebrate the first-ever Suffolk Day.

Today, scores of exciting and fun events are happening across the county as people and organisations take the opportunity to celebrate all things Suffolk, writes Terry Hunt.

Young tech whizzes scooped a national robotics award for their Suffolk school.

The EADT and Ipswich Star have announced their two chosen charities for the next year.

Controversial plans to build more than 2,000 homes on land near Adastral Park in Martlesham are set to receive the support of Ipswich Borough Council as long as concerns over transport and road networks are tackled.

Suffolk racing driver Pippa Mann will once again take part in the iconic Indy 500 later today. Here’s all you need to know.

Motorists in Raydon suffered delays this morning after a car struck a telegraph pole.

Adventurous artist Jelly Green loves disappearing for months at a time to forests around the world. 
Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about her renewed love of the natural world

BT boss Gavin Patterson has been stripped of his annual bonus following an accounting scandal at the firm’s Italian business, with the beleaguered telecoms giant also announcing 4,000 job cuts.

Community leaders are being asked to delay a decision on one of the biggest housing projects proposed for Suffolk so the full implications of the extra traffic it will generate can be assessed.

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