Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish has fired the starter's gun on this year's Bury St Edmunds Festival of Sport.

New plans to redevelop the site of the former Conservative club and Victoria Hall in Sudbury are about to be unveiled.

An early 20th century former cinema, lighthouses and a former atomic bomb inspection shed are just some of the East Anglian landmarks to be added to or removed from a register of at-risk historic sites.

Former Ipswich Town loanee Tom Lawrence has been banned for two years for drink-driving.

Catwalk supermodel Claudia Schiffer and her film-maker husband Matthew Vaughn have lost a planning dispute with a neighbour who wants to double the size of her cottage on the edge of their Suffolk estate.

A pony made a splash when it wandered into the garden of a house and ended up trapped in a swimming pool.

School leaders who inspire pupils and give them 'a foundation for life' have been praised by Ofsted following a visit to a secondary school in Ixworth.

Planned closures of the Orwell Bridge that were due to start tonight have been cancelled.

Schoolchildren from Suffolk have taken part in poignant ceremonies in Belgium that saw the burial of Commonwealth and German soldiers from the First World War.

Plans for a £600,000 visitor centre and cafe at Needham Lake, one of Suffolk's most popular beauty spots, have been unveiled to the public.

Before Ipswich Crown Court was Scott Chesney, 40, of no fixed address, who admitted attempted burglary at a property in Out Risbygate on September 10 and burglary at two premises in Westley Road on the same day.

More than half of households in west Suffolk are being warned of a change of rubbish collection day.

A popular mud obstacle run in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance returns next year and tickets to take part are already on sale.

A scheme to build 24 houses in fields on the edge of a Suffolk village has been dismissed by a planning inspector.

A previously unknown work by renowned Suffolk artist Sir Cedric Morris is set to be auctioned for up to £50,000.

Highways England says motorists on the region's major roads will be the winners as it introduces a new way of working.

A Suffolk man who walked out of an Ipswich Asda supermarket without paying for a trolley load of groceries has been given a conditional discharge.

An investigation by health chiefs into the care of an Ipswich man who stabbed his friend to death has concluded there were no signs to suggest he posed an increased risk to the public.

It was All About Dogs at Ipswich's Trinity Park showground as four legged friends of all shapes and sizes enjoyed a weekend of fun with their owners.

A scheme to build 24 houses in fields on the edge of Fressingfield in Suffolk has been dismissed by a planning inspector.

Police are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Ipswich town centre.

The leader of Babergh District Council says he has taken legal advice about "libellous" comments against him over the controversial plans to build a hotel and develop part of Belle Vue Park in Sudbury.

Five people were arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs in the Colchester area in a special operation by police.

Police have appealed for witnesses following a collision between a refuse collection truck and a motorcyclist.

The best that Suffolk has to offer was enjoyed by thousands of visitors who flocked to the opening day of the Aldeburgh Food & Drink festival.

Pupils at St Helen Primary School and Nursery in Ipswich will be taking the plunge into a new-look swimming pool following a major fundraising effort.

Athletes with disabilities or special needs from across the region enjoyed a sports day at RAF Mildenhall.

A project bringing together older residents over their shared sporting memories has been launched in Babergh.

Fresh from being crowned Suffolk's Most Active Town, Bury St Edmunds is getting ready for its annual Festival of Sport.

Classic American cars from down the years will be on display as Uncle Sam comes to Suffolk this weekend.

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