Nearly 6,000 pupils in Suffolk are being taught in schools whose last inspection showed them to be inadequate according to new figures unveiled by the county council.

Drivers will have to wait a decade before they see major improvements to the A12 between Chelmsford and Colchester in Essex, it has emerged.

Ipswich's new Ed Sheeran trail has been formally launched at Portman Road as Town star Tristan Nydam helped mark the new way for fans to follow the superstar's links to the area.

Greater Anglia has joined other rail companies around the country to allow poppy sellers free travel to a major event in London at the end of the month.

Today history is being made in the House of Commons as the first Saturday debate since the Falklands Crisis in 1982 has brought MPs into the Chamber for a weekend sitting.

We've never been on a cruise before - but when my wife Judy and I were offered the chance to spend seven days with Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen on its Boudicca ship sailing from Dover to Tenerife we simply couldn't resist.

We've had the Ed Sheeran concerts. The Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition is continuing to draw crowds to Christchurch Mansion - now you can follow the Ed Sheeran trail around Ipswich.

A new row has blown up between Ipswich's Labour MP Sandy Martin and the town's opposition Conservative group on the borough council over homelessness and council housing.

Times are tough on the nation's high streets - but one independent Ipswich food shop has defied the years to celebrate a quarter of century of catering to the area's sausage fans.

Local MPs have lined up on party lines after the new Brexit deal was announced by the Prime Minister and EU officials - but there is still no clarity about what will happen in Saturday's special House of Commons sitting.

The first new commuter trains for the Greater Anglia fleet are expected to start testing in the region by the end of the year.

When they first hit the headlines by protesting in London and other cities across the world a few months ago, I had considerable sympathy for the Extinction Rebellion protesters and their cause.

As the season of Remembrance approaches, a new display commemorating local people killed in the Second World War has gone on display in Ipswich's Sailmakers Centre.

Hundreds of pro-EU campaigners from Suffolk will be heading to London on Saturday to join a national march calling for a People's Vote - including some on coaches provided by celebrity chef Delia Smith.

Suffolk-based broadcaster Bill Turnbull has called for changes to the law surrounding medicinal cannabis after getting high for a tearful TV documentary exploring his fight with cancer.

Suffolk County Council leader Matthew Hicks has been forced into a major reshuffle when his finance chief quit - days after a Tory debate over plans to raise council tax by 4% next year.

Rail passengers in East Anglia should find it much easier to reach London and other destinations over the Christmas period with lines staying open for most of the holiday period.

Anyone who has seen my column over the last couple of years will know of my concerns about the violent language that is increasingly being used in political debates in this country.

The public consultation into a possible route for a northern bypass for Ipswich has attracted one of the largest responses seen by Suffolk County Council.

Police and fire crews were called to the A14 on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border near Newmarket on Sunday lunchtime after a blaze broke out in a vehicle.

Two hospitals in the region are celebrating after the government said they are to be rebuilt over the next 10 years - but the opposition warned that staff and patients should not trust promises made on the first day of the Tory party conference.

A busy road in a Suffolk town was blocked for much of Sunday morning after a car ended up on its roof in a single-vehicle accident.

A newly-relaunched foodbank in a Suffolk market town has appealed for local agencies to use it - allowing families to collect parcels without travelling to Ipswich.

As East Anglia woke up to a wet and blustery Sunday morning, there was a warning that Britain could be in the path of the tail end of a powerful Atlantic hurricane later this week.

Suffolk's newest glamping site is ready to open its doors to visitors for the first time at the end of next month - bringing a real touch of glamour to the countryside near Bury St Edmunds.

Emergency services were called to a house in the Brandon area of Suffolk on Saturday morning after what appears to have been a chemical incident.

After his cousin died from Motor Neurone Disease, Craig Dennison-Wiggins was determined to use his head to raise funds to support the battle against the disease.

Biffa was fined £350,000 for trying to ship household rubbish to China labelled as waste paper fit for recycling.

Gusty winds hit the region on Saturday as autumn took a grip - causing problems at one of Suffolk's largest stately homes.

Ipswich council has defended restoration work at Christchurch Park which has left one user asking whether it is being replaced by Disneyworld!

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