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A top Suffolk rural police officer says hare coursing is a 'huge issue' in the county as farmers and landowners brace themselves for a seasonal rise.

All frontline uniformed police officers in Essex are eligible to apply to become taser-trained, the force has confirmed.

Cold case detectives investigating the death of a man found on his driveway with a fatal head injury ten years ago say the community "could hold the key to unlocking the mystery".

An Ipswich man who failed to comply with a community order by missing two unpaid work appointments has been fined in court.

There are no immediate plans to arm every frontline police officer in Suffolk with tasers - despite one force's roll-out of the weapon in response to a "sickening trend" of attacks.

A judge has slammed a care company for its decision to employ a carer with learning difficulties who then went on to have sex with a vulnerable client.

Drivers are being warned they could face delays on Wednesday as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

Police are continuing to appeal for information to find a wanted Colchester man.

A stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson's popular children's book Tabby McTat is coming to Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk's oldest working water mill is hosting a traditional craft day next month.

Keep up to date with all the breaking travel, crime and weather from across Suffolk and north Essex with our live blog.

A number of life-saving defibrillators have been stolen in the region - with fears the vital devices could be being sold abroad by organised crime gangs.

A former Suffolk shop owner who sold fake cigarettes and tobacco has been spared jail.

Suffolk Constabulary is flying its force flag at half-mast in tribute to an officer who was killed in Berkshire last week.

Parents who did not seek immediate medical attention after their baby burned her hand have been jailed in their absence.

A trial date has been set for a man who has denied a string of historic sexual offences.

A 48-year-old man has avoided prison after spitting at police officers following his arrest in Thetford town centre.

Children who love horses and enjoy public speaking are being invited to enter a junior tour guide competition at The National Stud in Newmarket.

An Ipswich man has been jailed for two years for eight offences including sexual assault, criminal damage and assaulting a police officer.

A "wicked and cruel" fraudster who stole more than £6,000 from a vulnerable man she was caring for has avoided jail.

A 21-year-old man who was caught with more than 170 indecent images of children on devices at his home has been spared jail.

The actions of a 17-year-old alleged to have murdered a man in Ipswich were "wholly disproportionate" to anything the law would consider self-defence, a court has heard.

A drink and drug driver who crashed into a pub wall in Sudbury after a police pursuit has avoided prison.

A keen kart racer got behind the wheel for a charity endurance event as part of a newly formed 'Racing with Autism' (RWA) team.

A motorcyclist who died following a crash in a Suffolk village on Friday has been named.

Two men have died after a car collided with a tree.

Rail services between Marks Tey and Sudbury have been cancelled after the train used on the line was damaged by trees yesterday.

The high winds of yesterday will ease throughout the day but there could some heavy showers later, according to forecasters.

The brother of a teenage girl who lost her life after being pulled from the sea close to Clacton Pier has died in hospital, police have confirmed.

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