Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C


Tom Potter

Authorities in Suffolk have spent £640,000 having to clean up five years of illegally dumped rubbish – an average £47 for every case of fly-tipping from 2012 and 2017.

More people have been seriously hurt on Suffolk roads over the last 12 months 
than in each of the five previous years, according to government figures.

Police have closed an armed robbery case after failing to identify a suspect.

Ipswich Town supporters were among the best behaved fans in the Championship last season, according to a league table of bans for violence and disorder.

Suffolk police seized a higher volume of crack cocaine than any force outside the Met last year, according to new figures.

Suffolk’s emergency services have welcomed the introduction of a law designed to provide better protection for staff.

A man accused of nine Ipswich burglaries will answer charges before a judge next month.

A woman who killed an 80-year-old great-grandmother in a head-on car crash has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.

A woman has appeared in court charged with causing the death by careless driving of a front seat passenger in her car.

A petition has called on Ipswich’s MP and the Prime Minister to intervene on plans for a pigeon cull on the town’s Waterfront.

Ownership of plug-in and ultra low emission vehicles has doubled across Suffolk in the last two years – but the figure remains a fraction of overall registrations.

Police believe six separate fires were deliberately set in a car park underneath a Chelmsford block of flats.

Serving military personnel joined crowds in the shadow of a newly unveiled war memorial to remember the fallen.

Essex police officers were involved in a stand-off with a man in a house in Braintree.

Three men were arrested following a reported brawl outside an Ipswich pub on Saturday evening.

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) says he is undaunted by the constabulary’s budget reserves falling to almost half their level in 2011.

A Suffolk dairy company has been fined for breaching equipment regulations after an employee’s toe was crushed by unguarded machinery.

A Suffolk pervert could be facing jail after uploading sick images of children online under the pseudonym ‘bbyboy’.

Essex has become one of five pilot areas to be given greater control over funding for sexual violence services.

A rough sleeper is back behind bars after breaking into the home of an elderly Ipswich couple while freed from jail on licence.

Arrests by Suffolk police have plummeted almost 60% in nine years despite rising crime.

A 56-year-old man has been accused of stealing almost £22,000 worth of artefacts some considered irreplaceable – from a Suffolk museum dedicated to local history.

A woman who lost her leg in a head-on collision which killed a blind taxi passenger has been fined for causing her death by careless driving.

A Suffolk man has avoided jail for pointing an unloaded shotgun at a boy racer’s face and declaring “next time, it’ll be loaded”.

A Colchester man has denied raping a woman in her 20s at Essex University’s student halls.

A 32-year-old man has been accused of carrying out nine burglaries across Ipswich including three alleged raids in one night at a primary school, church centre and business.

An “off-the-scale” speeder has been banned from the road for riding his motorcycle at 131mph on the A12 near Woodbridge.

The rising cost of housing prisoners at Suffolk jails has been revealed in new Ministry of Justice figures.

Almost 100 animals have been adopted or are set to find new homes after leaving a chaotic Suffolk smallholding.

A teenager whose photo of a vulnerable woman caked in flour and eggs caused condemnation could face jail for his part in the “despicable attack”.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24