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Emily Townsend

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An 18-year-old man is fighting for his life and another teenager is being questioned by police after a crash in Great Bromley near Colchester.

It is nearly two decades since this brave dad put his own life at risk to save his daughter's - and now the pair are sharing their story to inspire hope in others.

Ambulance bosses say the cost of leasing cars to staff is going down - despite Jaguars, a BMW X5, sport model Audis and Land Rovers being among vehicles driven.

Concerned motorists have been calling police about an unusual sight near the A12 in Essex - a herd of goats.

The closure of a north Essex village's only post office has been met with sadness and frustration.

A couple visiting Ipswich from Doncaster left the town with more than they bargained for after being slapped with an £100 parking fine.

Police fear several people are injured after a large fight broke out at the Three Rivers Golf and Country Club in Cold Norton, Essex.

Thousands of Suffolk and Essex pupils have endured Key Stage 2 SATs tests this week - now's your chance to see how you would do.

A health watchdog has placed a Suffolk nursing home in special measures after spotting signs of abusive behaviour.

Fed-up commuters have expressed their frustration at a series of roadworks projects sparking hold-ups across Ipswich.

Drivers are stuck in heavy traffic across west Ipswich today due to emergency gas main works on Belstead Road.

Police and firefighters are at the scene of an incident on the A14 at Nacton near Ipswich, close to the Orwell Bridge.

Police have launched an investigation after a 30-year-old man was found with head injuries in mid Suffolk.

A woman has been injured in a crash with a car in Nacton Road, Ipswich.

A woman arrested in connection with a murder investigation in Colchester is due to appear in court charged with two offences.

A man has suffered severe burns to his hands and arms after an oil tank exploded in front of him in an Essex village.

A social worker assigned to help vulnerable children in Suffolk has appeared before a misconduct hearing over concerns about his behaviour on the job.

An Ipswich college student who started her own radio station to help overcome stress in her GCSE exams is up for a national award.

A man wanted in connection with a series of abductions and rapes of women - who police described as "extremely dangerous" - has been arrested, officers say.

Security cameras are being installed at an Essex swimming pool to help keep people safe in the water, it has emerged.

The heartbroken mother of 17-year-old Megan Haggar from Ipswich has paid tribute to her teenage daughter - who she described as "beautiful, inside and out".

A glowing inspection report has showered praise on a Suffolk nursery, rating it 'outstanding' in all areas.

The number of motorists caught speeding on the A14 Orwell Bridge and A12 has doubled in just a month, new figures reveal.

Ipswich School bosses have unveiled their vision for the town's historic Anglesea Heights building - three months after they purchased it.

A group of Essex police officers are facing disciplinary hearings next week after a man lost his fingertips in a Colchester custody cell.

April showers failed to dampen spirits as championship drivers thundered through Tendring for its second annual closed-roads street rally.

Proposals for two poultry farms housing up to 800,000 chickens near a cluster of Suffolk villages are being unveiled for the first time.

Dancers sashayed their way down Felixstowe seafront to a familiar tune - in an attempt to smash a Guinness World Record in memory of a Suffolk nurse.

A family-owned Ipswich chippy is back frying again - six months after parts of it were damaged by fire.

Thousands of people are at the Essex coast today cheering on competitors in the adrenalin-pumping Corbeau Seats Rally 2019 across Tendring and Clacton.

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