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With Halloween just around the corner these black cats Hagrid, Rafferty, Melon and Marnie are looking for a fun-loving home to enjoy the spooky season.


Three fire crews were stood down after responding to what turned out to be a hoax call in Stowmarket.

A Suffolk woman will sit in the Who Wants to be a Millionaire hot seat with Jeremy Clarkson tonight, as she hopes to take home £1 million.

Hundreds of bikers have taken a stand against bullying to show a 14-year-old attack victim she is "not alone".

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed yesterday.


Convicted killer Jeremy Bamber, who has spent 33 years in jail for murdering five members of his family, is making a fresh bid to clear his name.

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Ipswich Town's unbeaten start to the season came to an end with a 2-0 defeat at Accrington Stanley this lunchtime. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.


Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 by Accrington Stanley this afternoon. Andy Warren hands out his player ratings.


Ipswich Town fans have been reacting to their side's 2-0 defeat at Accrington Stanley.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says there shouldn't be a 'doom and gloom' reaction after his side's unbeaten start to the campaign ended with a disappointing 2-0 defeat at lowly Accrington Stanley this lunchtime.


Ipswich Town's unbeaten League One record is gone following a miserable defeat at Accrington this afternoon.


Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 at Accrington Stanley this afternoon.

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A series of speed checks have been carried out across three sites in Lowestoft.

Drivers experienced delays this afternoon after two vehicles collided at a busy junction near the famous Sutton Hoo site just outside of Woodbridge.


A heartbroken mother is demanding answers after her son was left for dead following a hit-and-run.

The A12 north of Chelmsford has now reopened after an earlier accident that left a woman trapped in her car.

Flats have been evacuated in the centre of Ipswich after a car hit a cafe causing a suspected gas leak.


Residents have raised concerns after news spread that an adult-themed shop would be opening in Felixstowe seafront - with councillor Graham Newman arguing that a "sex shop has no place in the town".

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Community health workers have been shocked by the theft of a potentially life-saving defibrillator machine from its Ipswich Waterfront site.

Fri, 18:36

Fashion retailer Bonmarché - which has stores in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds - has collapsed into administration, putting almost 2,900 jobs at risk, administrators have said.

An adult-themed shop looks set to open on Felixstowe seafront after an existing waffle shop was forced to close.

A trendy shoe shop chain is the latest store to close its doors in Ipswich - as it is revealed there are more than 100 shop units currently empty in the town.


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Fri, 19:00

Historic Helmingham Hall will be turning its gardens into a lit-up winter wonderland to start the festive season.

Fri, 19:00

Our journalists and a visual specialist were invited to check out the thrills and spills of Kentwell Hall's haunted village...but what did they make of it?

Thu, 20:10

Iconic artist Egon Schiele perfected a stark, dramatic look to his works which also included a compelling erotic under-current. DanceEast hosts a premiere which brings Schiele's world to life

Suffolk has a long association with the Saxons and this weekend Stonham Barns is staging a living history event which will allow visitors to get up and close and personal with these larger-than-life raiders

Youngsters can swim for free at several Suffolk leisure centres over the October half term and Christmas holidays.

A household name teetering on the brink of national treasure status, Jason Barlow spoke to award-winning comedian Ed Byrne ahead of his latest If I'm Honest tour.

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Fri, 12:53

By playing the East Anglian Air Ambulance lottery, you can help to save lives like Sarah's

You have until December 1 to nominate your favourite pubs, cafes, restaurants, chefs and shops.

Thu, 10:25

Inspired by taking her children to pumpkin patches when they lived in San Diego, California, Gina is fulfilling a dream by bringing what has become a very special, successful FUNdraising event to Suffolk for a second year. Liz Nice turns the tables on our Q & A journalist Gina Long MBE

Half term in Suffolk is just next week and if you are one of the many parents looking for Halloween events that will keep your children entertained and won't cost the earth, take a look at this spooktacular list of ideas

Our food and drink editor makes succulent cevapi kebabs with ajvar, a chicken braise filled with honey, wine and dried fruit, and an unusual dip.