Police are appealing for witnesses after a young girl was involved in a collision in Clacton.

Delays are expected after a freight train has broken down at the Felixstowe beach level crossing.

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Thousands of students across the country will today receive their long-awaited GCSE results - but how did the schools and colleges in East Suffolk perform?

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Clacton during the early hours of this morning.

Three vehicles collided on the A12 near Witham this morning causing severe delays of up to 45 minutes.

Drivers are facing up to 20 minute delays and long queues after the A14 was closed near Bury St Edmunds following a broken down vehicle.

The A14 was closed eastbound towards Ipswich due to an oil spill which caused severe delays.

From sticking his glasses together with Sellotape to hanging out with Big Narstie on a mattress in Framlingham - singing teacher Claire Weston recalls some of her favourite memories of Ed Sheeran.

Ipswich singer Caswell is gearing up for the biggest weekend of her life after she was crowned the winner of a nation-wide competition to support global superstar Ed Sheeran on his Divide world tour.

Musical megastar Ed Sheeran will perform to thousands of fans at Chantry Park this weekend - but what time is the Castle on the Hill singer expected to take to the stage?

Channel 5's Big Week at the Zoo returns to screens this week, featuring some of Colchester Zoo's newest arrivals.

Suffolk's biggest firework display will return with a licence to thrill and a jam-packed programme of entertainment later this year - but what's in store?

Thousands of students across the country will today receive their long-awaited A-Level results - but how did the schools and colleges in Essex perform?

Suffolk singer Caswell is one of six finalists battling it out to be crowned Ed Sheeran's support act for the final Chantry Park show of his record-breaking tour.

There is one more special Elmer to add to the herd of elephants who have been causing a stir around Ipswich this summer, and this 'emergency Elmer' goes by the name of Hero.

A popular Kesgrave pub will boast a huge beer garden and impressive outdoor lighting when it reopens this week, creating five new jobs in the process.

Exam results aren't the only thing students will be picking up this Thursday - as the king of peri-peri chicken is giving out free food to celebrate the big day.

Check your homes for these Dune Craft toys which are being recalled as they pose a potential choking hazard.

Spirit in the Sky singer Gareth Gates was famously runner up to Will Young in the UK's first ever Pop Idol in 2002 - and now he is set to wow fans at an Ipswich live gig.

After being told by doctors to "expect the worst", Karl Butler has been completing his epic bucket list.

Life-long Heinz super fan Ed Sheeran has once again collaborated with the king of condiments to create a super limited-edition ketchup bottle designed with his own tattoos - all in aid of a Suffolk charity.

A butcher's shop which has gained award-winning status for its homemade sausages will soon be offering vegan and vegetarian plant-based products.

An award-winning Essex chippy hopes to batter the rest of the competition as it is shortlisted to become the fish and chip shop of the year.

Gordon Ramsay has been spotted at a popular cafe in Suffolk - which closed for two days in aid of the 'private event'.

Suffolk slimmers kicked off their 'Golden Body Magic Challenge' with a one-mile walk of Elmer's Big Parade.

A bride-to-be has expressed her complete shock after finding out that she will be celebrating the most important day of her life at her dream wedding venue in Ipswich - all free of charge.

More than 60 orienteerers took on the mammoth challenge of visiting as many Elmer's as they could in 90 minutes this morning - with two groups managing to hunt out all 55 Elmers in just 70 minutes.

From performing in his school Hairspray production to being given a private tour of Universal Studios in LA - rising star Jacob Norton has been living every teenagers dream.

Drivers will face an added 30 minutes to their journeys as works to resurface and renew road markings on the A12 goes ahead.

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