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Andrew Papworth

A school in Ipswich is hoping to bowl over visitors with its new cricket and sports pavilion.

The youth of today can sometimes come in for criticism - but one Ipswich nine-year-old is showing "extraordinary" empathy for a friend battling a devastating cancer relapse.

A plan to demolish parts of a historic home believed to date back more than 300 years and build new extensions in their place looks set to be refused.

Housing growth on the outskirts of Ipswich could cast a "dark cloud" over the identity of a small outlying village, it has been warned.

Arabella Scannell, from Ipswich, is once again fighting for her life after the cancer she fought so hard to beat returned.

If you went down to Christchurch Park at the weekend, you were in for a big surprise - as a giant Teddy Bears' Picnic was held for young children in the glorious sunshine.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has revealed how he was "smuggled in" to a bed and breakfast hostel where homeless people were being placed - but was later ordered to leave.

Actress Joanna Lumley and Lebanon hostage Terry Waite have paid tribute to a Suffolk writer for laying bare the horrors of the Second World War with powerful, untold testimonies from soldiers who served in it.

A family fun day at Easton and Otley College attracted more than 1,000 visitors - can you see yourself in this gallery of pictures?

O2 customers have been warned that their mobile phone signals might be affected while the company carries out essential improvement works in Ipswich.

A car was seized by police after they reportedly stopped the vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road.

It's not a job for someone who is scared of heights - but thankfully these highly-skilled workers know exactly what they're doing when it comes to this truly daring task.

Have you heard the one about a hotel offering free places to people who make them laugh?

Parents have said they fear action will not be taken to improve road safety outside a busy primary school unless a child is killed or seriously hurt.

She was a "very, very special" woman who taught generations of Ipswich hairdressers to be a cut above the rest. And now heartfelt tributes of flowers and cards are pouring in following the death of legendary hairdressing tutor Valerie Hutchison.

It was designed to end years of traffic misery for motorists fed up of being stuck in tailbacks.

Visitors to an annual family fun day can expect to see everything from sheep to Segways via farming and face painting.

If there's one thing Angela Wright wants - what she really, really wants - it's to be named the Spice Girls' best ever fan.

A school in Ipswich is preparing to unveil a brand new sports pavilion to help boost students' physical activities as part of a wider investment plan.

East Anglia recorded its rainest day for two years after a series of downpours across the region.

A Suffolk dental practice has expanded after an extensive renovation by its new owners - meaning it is now open to accepting new NHS patients.

A "monster" who murdered three children has been released from prison in Suffolk, the mother of the victims has said.

A brand new mud run raised thousands of pounds for an Ipswich children's hospice - can you spot yourself in these photos?

It is often said parents can make all the difference to a child's education and upbringing. But now an Ipswich school has recognised the contribution grandparents can make with a special day for the older generation.

A flamboyant character known as "Mr Southwold" for his colourful attire and dedication to the Suffolk town has died, prompting a wave of heartfelt tributes.

A devoted care home worker organised the perfect gift for a life-long Ipswich Town supporter living at the home - when she arranged for captain Luke Chambers' shirt to be signed by the entire team.

A major overhaul of "inherently flawed" parts of the Universal Credit (UC) benefits system is needed to stop vulnerable people falling into debt, a Suffolk MP has said.

A brand new, hi-tech train for Greater Anglia soon to be carrying passengers across the region has been spotted at Lowestoft railway station.

Sir Rod Stewart delighted thousands of his biggest Suffolk fans with a spectacular gig at Portman Road.

If one voice standing up to racism can make a difference, a chorus of children is very powerful indeed.

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