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Adam Howlett

Police are investigating a series of distraction thefts in Ipswich - where a man with a map entered shops asking for directions before stealing the victim’s phone or purse.

Suffolk and Essex are in for a cloudy but mild weekend with temperatures higher than average for his time of year.

Hoax calls cost the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) more than 34 hours of wasted staff time last year, it has been revealed.

Ipswich Town FC mascot Crazee is backing our new Learn to be a Lifesaver campaign - saying if he can learn CPR, anyone can.

Inspire Suffolk is looking for volunteers to train up for its dazzling Strictly Suffolk fundraiser.

A Sudbury man whose life was saved thanks to his wife’s knowledge of CPR has welcomed news of our new campaign to increase the number of people in Suffolk trained in the life-saving skills.

A brave shopkeeper has been praised for “swatting away” what he believed to be a loaded gun from a man who tried to rob the store of cash.

A world-renowned Suffolk harpist jailed for sexually abusing a schoolboy in the 1980s has lost a Court of Appeal bid to challenge her conviction.

Essex Police have arrested a man on suspicion of drug driving after emergency services were called to a two vehicle collision in Colchester.

Two serious crashes on the M11 near Stansted last night are causing rush hour traffic jams near Stansted Airport this morning.

Three fire crews were sent to the scene of a house fire in Earl Soham this morning - where an attached utility room was ‘completely destroyed’.

Ed Sheeran kicked off his 2019 world tour in style last night, playing in front of thousands in Sao Paulo, Brazil - and giving a taste of what fans can expect when he comes to Ipswich in August.

Today we launch a joint campaign - Learn to be a Lifesaver - to help get more people in Suffolk trained in CPR.

A Suffolk man has revealed his ‘exasperating’ two-hour online chat with TalkTalk’s customer service - after his 95-year-old father’s phone number was changed without notice.

A lollipop man has pleaded guilty to filming staff members changing in an Ipswich school’s disabled toilets - as well as possessing more than 60 child sex abuse images.

A drink driving mother-of-three has been banned from the road for 20 months after crashing a Mercedes CLK into a bus stop in Tattingstone.

A person was airlifted to hospital with suspected life-changing injuries after being hit by a train near Colchester.

Natural England has put forward plans to extend the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) for the first time in almost 50 years.

Detectives investigating the death of a man found stabbed in Colchester this morning are linking it to another stabbing in the town the night before.

A trailblazing project aiming to help young people take their next steps into employment, training or further education in Mid Suffolk has received more than £100,000 in funding.

Fire crews have attended the scene of a fire at a house in Rushmere St Andrew near Ipswich.

Runners wanting to take part in this year’s Woodbridge 10K are being warned to ‘stand by’ when entry opens in March - as the event often books up within 30 minutes.

Fire response times in Suffolk have risen over the last eight years even though firefighters are attending fewer incidents, statistics have showed.

A cancer patient was shocked to discover a number of parking spaces near to the oncology ward were shut of tho the public on his first day of treatment at Ipswich Hospital.

Patients at Ipswich Hospital can now return crutches, walking sticks and shower chairs through special on-site recycling bins.

The number of animals affected by plastic waste in the East of England is on the rise - although Suffolk and Essex appear to bucking the trend.

The UK’s Chief Medical Officers have published advice on social media and screen time for the first time.

As Suffolk braces for Storm Erik’s rain and high winds, UK Power Networks is making preparations in case of interruptions to power supplies.

A teenager has been arrested and another voluntarily interviewed after a man was robbed by three people on bicycles in Clacton

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