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Some Sunday and evening bus services could be withdrawn or reduced as part of plans to reshape the Essex bus network, it has been revealed.

An alleged fraudster accused of ripping off hundreds of pensioners has been jailed after he failed to help former clients track down a missing £25million.

The EADT and Ipswich Star’s concert of carols was held on Tuesday evening as festive preparations stepped up a gear.

A plea to the government by Suffolk County Council over spending on road maintenance was the main news for the EADT on December 17, 1981.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE analyses prime minister Theresa May’s tumultuous week at Westmister amid rows over Brexit.

In his latest column, Suffolk police chief constable GARETH WILSON looks at the highs and lows of policing at Christmas - and how you can prevent yourself becoming a victim of crime during the festive season.

National campaign to get pupils exercising every day gains pace as number of Suffolk registered schools hits 64.

New research has revealed vast differences in the broadband speeds being experienced by internet users across Suffolk.

Essex Police has successfully appealed a decision which would have opened the way for entertainer Michael Barrymore to receive substantial damages over the wrongful arrest he says destroyed his career.

Student ESTELLE DRAGAN, from Chelmondiston near Ipswich, has witnessed France’s “yellow vest” riots while studying for a year abroad in Toulouse. Here, she writes about her experience of witnessing the disturbances first-hand.

Council leaders have been warned “lopping off” a third of its libraries could be against the law – as critics queued up to attack the leader and cabinet member in charge during a motion of no confidence.

Two men who stalked and tried to rape a vulnerable young woman in Ipswich as she walked home from a night out have had their sentences cut.

Police chiefs in Essex have been asked to draw up plans to spend extra on fighting crime – with news that funding coiuld increase.

A pioneering initiative to help keep children safe in and around open water has been launched in Suffolk.

Deficit levels among schools managed and maintained by Essex County Council (ECC) could rocket by more than fivefold in five years – if the same pressures facing one school in Chelmsford are felt across the county.

Evergreen and doughty Billy too - living up to the ‘tough’ part of one of his biggest hits, When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going.

A Suffolk woman has received a top national award after saving the life of former EADT and Ipswich Star editor Terry Hunt when he collapsed with a cardiac arrest.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable GARETH WILSON writes about the way technology has changed policing during his 30-year career.

Former EADT and Star editor Terry Hunt and his sister Karen Chamberlain have just completed a 61-mile walk along the Suffolk coast to raise money to buy life-saving defibrillators.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE pays tribute to those who died in the First World War - but says that today, we must still strive to do more to support servicemen and women from all conflicts.

Stansted Airport’s application to increase passenger numbers will worsen pollution and traffic congestion while adding nothing to the local economy, councillors have been told.

A boy who suffered a catastrophic brain injury after “mistakes” by medics during his birth at a Bury St Edmunds hospital will receive millions in NHS damages.

“We are outstanding!” announced a beaming Year 5 pupil to the assembled ASSET Pupil Parliament last week.

Hats off to Conservative MP Tracey Crouch who resigned as a minister last week in protest at Government delays in reducing the maximum stake on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

A defibrillator has been installed at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Essex following a £2 million refurbishment.

Inspector Stuart Weaver is responsible for policing in the centre of Ipswich. In his new column, he provides insight into the job and tackles the issue of police ‘visibility’.

I make no apology for returning to the subject of police cuts, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

Fireworks came a week early as Jools Holland and Co delivered an explosive set to adoring fans at the Ipswich Regent.

A seventh person has appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of an Ipswich teenager.

Young people in Ipswich are being given the chance to get involved in a time capsule project to mark the completion of the new-look Cornhill.

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