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Andrew Papworth

Domestic abuse victims in Suffolk unfairly left by their partners owing thousands of pounds in debt will get extra support to help cope with their financial difficulties.

Drivers who fraudulently insured their cars under false names have had their vehicles seized by police.

Residents are said to be “scared to go out” after a gang started to target their housing estate by smashing windows, shouting verbal abuse and stealing from shops.

A heroic Special Constable has been praised for finding a missing teenager and returning her home safely to her family.

Traffic officers have bemoaned how they are forced to take action to arrest reckless drink and drug-drivers “most days”.

When this happy-go-lucky disabled man’s treasured bicycle was cruelly stolen, it soured what was supposed to be a day of celebration.

In the old days, residents would have convened a Neighbourhood Watch group to share valuable intelligence and what criminals were up to in their areas.

Anger management and courses in dealing with anxiety will be run specifically for people affected by crime following a huge rise in offending.

“You’re dirty,” were words Suffolk resident Becky Kroger often heard throughout her childhood.

She is used to high pressure roles in television, radio and fundraising for Comic Relief.

A growing musical talent from Suffolk got her chance to shine on one of music’s biggest stages after being invited to play at a prestigious venue.

Campaigners say opposition to the proposed closure of libraries in Essex has been demonstrated “loud and clear”, with 30,000 people signing a petition against the plans.

People living in a town centre street have been told to move their cars so urgent repairs can be carried out to fix a number of potholes.

Rail passengers are experiencing delays after a train fault forced a group to get off an Ipswich-bound service mid-way through the journey.

Jails across Suffolk are on the look out for dozens of workers to support the day-to-day running of the county’s three prisons, including monitoring security.

A traffic officer has bemoaned an excuse from a driver who tested positive for cannabis, who is said to have told police: “I only used three days ago officer.”

A police pursuit involving a stolen car in Colchester ended in two people being arrested.

A car was seized by police after it was believed to be involved in hare coursing in a Suffolk field.

To most people, it would be fairly obvious that you are not allowed to drive a car without a front bumper.

A prolific burglar has been jailed for 12 years after admitting a string of thefts, including his role in the stealing of multiple cars from a garage.

A freelance music teacher has been jailed for a total of 12 years following a series of sexual offences against young boys.

A motorist was caught doing more than 30mph over the speed limit on a major road linking Suffolk and Norfolk.

Electricity workers helped to raise funds to tackle fuel poverty at an event.

A care home worker underwent a Stars in their Eyes transformation to perform as Michael Buble for elderly residents.

It is often considered as an illness that affects people in older age rather than their youth.

A mother has given £150,000 from author’s will to the hospital which cared for her 12-year-old son before his death from cancer - so it can raise funds to build a new children’s department.

Unregulated workers carrying out cosmetic procedures often do not have the skills or knowledge to stop operations going wrong - with potentially dire consequences, a member of parliament has warned.

And now those looking for love this Valentine’s Day have been warned there are tricksters out there more interested in your wallet than your heart.

A town centre footpath closed to keep members of the public safe because of falling debris has reopened.

Two roads in and around Ipswich are to be closed at short notice for emergency repair works.

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