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Four schools under the responsibility of Essex County Council have been potentially fitted with the same type of dangerous cladding used on Grenfell Tower, according to a fire safety report.

The three Framlingham Gala Fest princesses for this year’s event have been named.

Essex has seen a dramatic increase in the number of dementia patents being looked after by A&E doctors – even though many are not physically ill.

Selling off land at Scrivener Drive for the Aldi development and off-loading the Fisons building is helping Ipswich Borough Council protect the town for generations to come, says council leader David Ellesmere in his latest column.

A row over whether Stansted Airport should expand has escalated – as campaigners plan to use figures suggesting Ryanair is one of Europe’s biggest polluters in their latest judicial challenge.

From a geographical point of view, East Suffolk has become the largest district council in England, stretching from the villages to the north of Lowestoft to the county’s southern-most tip at Landguard Point at the southern tip of Felixstowe beach.

A 44-year-old Essex conman who set himself up as an antique dealer and scammed customers out of an estimated £350,000 worth of family heirlooms has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.

So, did we get you? Global cruise liner company, Fred. Olsen will not be decorating it’s flagship cruise liner, the Balmoral, in support of this years Elmer’s Big Parade - Suffolk.

The closure of the Orwell Bridge costs firms in Ipswich £1million a day – “money that has left the town and won’t come back”, according to a business leader.

MPs have dramatically rejected crashing out of the European Union without a deal at any time and under any circumstances.

The seemingly never-ending reports of knife crime taking place across the country are deeply worrying.

A church service has been held in memory of former EADT journalist Julie McCreadie, who became the UK’s youngest female newspaper editor.

Police uncovered an arsenal of weapons inside the car of a ‘road rage’ driver who swung a club at another vehicle in moving traffic.

A teenager who was part of a gang that pelted a woman with flour and eggs in a Bury St Edmunds park has been sentenced for his role in the incident.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury, who stood for the Liberal Democrats in the 1979 European Elections, enters the Brexit debate.

A 20-year-old drug dealer accused of murdering Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens was not part of the group that attacked him, it has been claimed.

There were delays near Ipswich railway station this evening after a car and a bus were involved in a collision.

Students from the Stagecoach Theatre Arts stepped out with dance star Brendan Cole when he brought his new show to Ipswich.

A Suffolk author has launched her latest novel at the Tate Modern gallery in London.

An Essex businessman has successfully challenged an international airline over booking fees and forced them to abolish some “unfair” credit card charges.

There are not enough cops in Essex to do the job of protecting the public and catching criminals, according to the police officers themselves.

Rough sleeping is a problem all year round, but it is even more acute during the cold winter months.

A successful scheme which gifted free fruit trees to newborns last year is set to continue for another year.

Don’t underestimate how serious flu can be – that’s the warning from top doctors as flu jab take-up hits a five-year low in parts of Suffolk and north Essex.

Police have lifted a cordon around an area of Ipswich after the discovery of a suspicious package led to the evacuation of two buildings.

US President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain cost Essex Police more than £1.8million, it has been revealed.

The recent Centre for Cities study confirms what we all knew – that areas like Ipswich have been hit hardest by Government funding cuts, writes David Ellesmere, leader of Ipswich Borough Council.

Police have launched an appeal for a second missing teenage girl in West Suffolk, after it emerged she was visiting London with a friend reported missing by officers on Saturday.

Fare dodgers were ordered to pay nearly £2.9m in fines and costs last year after Greater Anglia prosecuted people caught riding trains without tickets.

A scheme to get youngsters reading has won the backing of Witham MP Priti Patel.

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