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Volunteers are being encouraged to do their bit by taking part in a community clean-up.

Residents across Ipswich have been disrupted by power cuts and water shortages this morning.

Constable Country – some of Britain’s best-loved and most iconic scenery – is being blighted by a smelly and unsightly problem.

Four Ipswich men have been fined a total of £1,600 for fishing illegally in Suffolk waters.

One young protester in Ipswich is blazing a trail as the leader of the town’s school strikes to prevent a climate catastrophe.

An £850,000 project to increase the amount of car parking in one of Suffolk’s busiest towns and tourist hotspots is being completed this week.

A woman has told how she was left traumatised after watching a group of teenagers kicking and whipping ducks in Colchester’s Castle Park.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin swapped the Palace of Westminster for the bogs of an Ipswich river to collect rubbish at the weekend.

Monitoring of highly productive crop fields in East Anglia last year has identified a ‘huge’ number of insects and a ‘vast’ array of biodiversity, its organisers say.

Work is underway on a £425,000 project to remove overhead power lines at a Suffolk wildlife haven – protecting its birds and environment.

Volunteers from the Environment Agency have removed more than 100kg of rubbish from the River Orwell estuary during a day of Green Action.

They have worked tirelessly within the community to transform a derelict and overgrown piece of woodland.

Bees and other insects have been encouraged by rising temperatures to make an appearance in recent days giving us all a taste of warmer days to come.

An award-winning community conservation project near Diss has received a boost after the appointment of a new boss thanks to a £99,000 grant.

Two cars have been damaged in Mildenhall’s High Street as up to 10 horses were rounded-up after escaping from their tethers.

Lord Somerleyton is overseeing an ambitious rewilding project on his estate but the real prize is a region-wide collaboration of landowners all working for nature.

A group of artists will create a brand new piece of commissioned work during an innovative week-long residency at Carlton Marshes.

Next time you are having a ‘nuddle’ whilst walking in the Suffolk countryside, listen out for the ‘fizmer’ and make sure you don’t trip over your ‘honky-donks’.

March saw beavers reintroduced, plans for a Nature Summit announced and a landmark decision by Suffolk County Council.

Volunteers are being sought to learn the art of composting this spring before going out and sharing their new-found knowledge with members of the public.

The recent re-colonisation of East Anglia by polecats combined with a growing population of otters could be causing a decline in the number of mink in the region.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran’s wildlife pond is not being used as a swimming pool, according to a council team sent in to investigate.

Plans to establish a country park at Foxhall Road landfill site near Ipswich are set to be pushed back for at least another 17 years it has emerged.

Find out why food waste recycling differs depending on where you are in Suffolk and the possible changes set to be introduced this year.

Fresh questions are being raised over Suffolk County Council’s ambition to become the greenest county while it is investing millions of pounds in pension funds in fossil fuel companies.

Residents in one Ipswich street have come together to provide much-needed accommodation for a threatened bird species.

Nature reserve’s European designation dependant on impact from nuclear plant being adequately mitigated, RSPB reveals.

A Suffolk artist believes the go-ahead for Sizewell C would be an “enormous and dangerous gamble” with the county’s air quality – which could impact the lives of thousands of people.

Campaigners fighting proposals for new-build nuclear power plants have dismissed the need for Sizewell C – and called on the Government to reassess future electricity usage and generation.

It’s surprising what you can find in a river - as one team in Ipswich found when doing a clean up of the River Orwell in Ipswich.

Ray Marsh prepares to bid farewell to Essex Wildlife Trust’s Skipper’s Island

A new area of open space on Ipswich Waterfront will remain closed to the public until safety work can be carried out to fence off a railway line.

Children as young as three helped clean up Christchurch Park in Ipswich this morning for the Great British Spring Clean.

A turf war has broken out between the local councils and the Government over whether garden waste should be collected for free.

Overwhelming agreement to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of the council becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

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