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Adam Howlett

Colchester has seen a rise in the number of homes that have lain empty for six months or more, figures reveal.

A main road into Ipswich has been ranked in the top 10 ‘riskiest roads’ in the east of England by a road safety charity.

Police were unable to act on five cases of adults having sex with teenagers in their care over the last four years due to a legal loophole, the NSPCC has revealed.

Tributes have been paid to the former principal of Chadacre Agricultural College, John Paton Philip MBE, who has died at the age of 92.

Two men have been jailed after pleading guilty to playing a part in a series of ram raids across seven counties - including raids in Newmarket and Thetford.

Staff of a pre-school who saved the life of a three-year-old girl who suffered a cardiac arrest were among the community heroes celebrated as Stars of Suffolk tonight.

An 18-year-old woman was assaulted after being approached by a group of young boys in Ipswich.

The A14 Orwell Bridge has fully opened to traffic after a three-vehicle crash caused heavy tailbacks earlier this evening.

A car has ended up on its roof following a two-vehicle collision near Newmarket.

A child pedestrian has been hit by a car in Bury St Edmunds.

Mystery surrounds the death of a 53-year-old man whose body was discovered in the bath of his home in Ipswich.

The great grandson of a First World War soldier has unveiled 2,018 handmade poppies at Quay Place in Ipswich to mark 100 years since armistice day.

Two people arrested in connection to the murder of 22-year-old Joe Pooley from Ipswich have been rebailed by police.

A GP practice is to become the first in Suffolk to ‘prescribe’ parkrun to patients who would benefit from a more active lifestyle.

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner has said there is a link between domestic abuse and an increased risk of joining gangs at a conference in Ipswich.

A 45-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being found with a ‘serious head injury’ on Stoke Bridge in Ipswich last night.

A 16-year-old boy was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery in Clacton.

Fire crews have tackled a fire in the roof of a bungalow in Clacton.

Fire crews battled a blaze at a derelict pub building on Newmarket’s High Street.

A man with a megaphone has been protesting against an outdoor music project marking the end of the First World War at the Waterfront in Ipswich.

A protestor with a megaphone and siren has been disrupting an outdoor music project in Ipswich marking the end of World War One.

Essex Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a breach of court order, assault, criminal damage and theft.

A stretch of the A120 at Braintree has been closed by officers due to a ‘police incident’.

Scores of Suffolk students have attended a conference on drug and gang culture - getting the chance to meet former prisoners who have turned their lives around.

A 19-year-old man died after being hit by a police car and an ambulance on the A14 at Rougham, an inquest has heard.

Failings at a mental heath ward may have contributed to the death of a 37-year-old patient, an inquest jury has concluded.

A junction where a motorcyclist died should be considered for closure in a bid to prevent more tragic accidents, a coroner has said.

The family of a mental health patient who died while on leave from hospital had asked the ward to not to release him, an inquest has heard.

A voluntary patient at a Suffolk mental health ward was found hanged just days after his first spell of unaccompanied leave, an inquest heard.

Police have stopped nine drivers and seized one vehicle as part of a roadside operation in Stowmarket.

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