A man has been found guilty of violently beating and raping a woman after taking her hostage in Essex last year.

Coronavirus case rates have dropped across the whole of Suffolk, the latest Public Health England data has shown.

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Bury St Edmunds man John Dick.

Suffolk is being urged to “stick with it” after the county entered Tier 2 of the enhanced regional lockdown system – but aims to return to less restrictions.

A cyclist who died following a collision with a lorry at Trimley has been named as the “wonderful and gregarious” former police officer Andrew Richard Down.

A 25-year-old man has been found guilty of manslaughter after a street fight saw another man die of a traumatic brain injury.

Forecasters are predicting the chance of wintry showers before this weekend as temperatures continue to drop.

A historic former RAF control tower near Ipswich has been damaged after being targeted by vandals.

Shoppers formed a long socially-distanced queue outside the Ipswich Smyths toy store to pick up their Black Friday purchases.

A stretch of the A12 southbound at Kelvedon is set to close again tonight as vital resurfacing works on the carriageway continue.

As the whole of Suffolk prepares to be placed under Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, we look at how the current situation compares to Tier 1 areas such as Cornwall.

A total of 17 coronavirus vaccination sites will be set up across Suffolk and north Essex, it has been announced.

Coronavirus rates in Ipswich have continued to rise into the mid 100s – although the rest of Suffolk has seen a reduction.

Firefighters from across west Suffolk have spent the evening battling a kitchen blaze in Cavenham.

Citizens Advice Ipswich has issued some top tips on how to stay safe and shop savvy on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

A CCTV image has been released by police after a man stole almost £500 of tools from a Suffolk Homebase store.

Property has been damaged at an Ipswich primary school after criminals ripped an outside tap off the wall.

Plans to build 190 new homes on the edge of Ipswich appear to be moving one step closer as deliberations over the development continue.

A young Suffolk singer famed for his appearance on The Voice Kids has again hit all the right notes after completing a prestigious qualification.

A row of houses in Felixstowe have been lit up early for Christmas as the street looks to fight back against the doom and gloom of coronavirus.

Suffolk’s community heroes who have gone above and beyond to help others during the pandemic are being sought for a national competition.

Villagers in Bentley are set to benefit from new community facilities following a four-month long renovation of St Mary’s Church.

A first-time-mum has made an impassioned plea for baby classes to be given the green light again after missing out during lockdown.

An Ipswich market stall trader is looking to donate two real Christmas trees to good causes in the town.

An Ipswich man is calling on others to make the leap to a happy working life after retraining as a chef in his 40s.

Police investigations are underway after a large amount of graffiti in memory of a late Felixstowe man was sprayed at the town’s train station.

Hollywood has come to Suffolk as work begins on a new thriller movie by a local production company.

Four wards at Ipswich Hospital have been closed to new admissions following an outbreak of coronavirus.

Two men have been arrested in Ipswich following reports men had damaged car wing mirrors and tried to enter vehicles.

A 55-year-old man from Ipswich is to appear in court charged in connection with the theft of car batteries.

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