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A man who died following a crash in Sutton this week has been named as 48-year-old Richard ‘Ricky’ Tapp from Melton.

Three successful Suffolk businessmen who want to give back to their community are launching a start up lab to nurture the next generation of Suffolk entrepreneurs - and with a bit of luck, even to grow the county’s first ‘unicorn’.

On a national scale 2019 is set to be a momentous year for Britain’s politicians with the country set to leave the EU on March 29 – but it is also set to be a big year for local politicians.

A spate of burglaries that ended in a village hall break-in and police chase on the A14 has sparked an appeal.

A Melton mum who was crowned the World’s Strongest Woman and a look at 13 new restaurants and bars in Ipswich is on our don’t miss list. Make sure you catch up with our top stories.

A mum-of-two has said she is finding it hard to sleep after her family’s possessions were destroyed in a house fire.

A powerhouse supermum from Melton has been crowned the World’s Strongest Woman – having only taken up the sport three-and-a-half years ago.

Greater Anglia will no longer apply charges to cash found in lost wallets and purses after a teenager’s complaint to the firm sparked national outrage.

A man who killed three small children and impaled their bodies on railings more than 40 years ago has been cleared for release from a Suffolk prison – prompting fear in the local community.

Proposed development at: Part Garden, Fourways, Alderton Road, Hollesley, Suffolk. Woodbridge, IP12 3RL Take notice that application is being made by Mullins Dowse Architects Ltd.

Train passengers in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Lowestoft will have to use replacement buses all day on Sunday while Greater Anglia carries out major works.

A Melton mother-of-two is eyeing up global glory as she travels to America in an international strong woman competition.

A trio of campaign groups are launching a series of exhibitions to highlight the drawbacks of building a new nuclear power station in Suffolk.

Controversial plans for 100 homes in Melton likened to “cheese wedges” by critics have been refused planning permission in the latest twist of the long-running saga.

Author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz visited Woodbridge to give a talk hosted by Jules Button from the Woodbridge Emporium about his life and works. We caught up with him to talk about his home in Orford, his love for Suffolk and how he plans to spend eternity in the county.

With Guy Fawkes night just a fading memory, Christmas is now looming closer with lighting switch-ons, the arrival of Santa and Christmas fayres now dominating our social calendars. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the family events coming up this week

A Suffolk couple have celebrated their landmark blue sapphire wedding anniversary with a card from the Queen.

A Suffolk man has been hit with a £450 bill for dropping a cigarette on an Ipswich street.

Rail bosses have refunded a Suffolk student after staff took 10% of the cash in her purse as a “storage fee”.

Pupils at a Suffolk primary school have been creating colourful creatures and designing exciting sets in collaboration with a new children’s TV show.


Proposed development at Cadge’s Cave, Deben Lane, Waldringfield, Woodbridge, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP12 4QN

There are many more super-septuagenarians, too, this year. Was there something in the air back in 1948?

Switching to electric cars is a ‘chicken and egg’ situation in this area for, despite a good uptake, many drivers are put off by a lack of public charging infrastructure. Motoring editor Andy Russell visited an experience day to help motorists find out more.

Proposed development at Melton Rd., Side Garden Highfield Cottage, Suffolk, Woodbridge IP12 1 NL Take notice that application is being made by: Mr and Mrs L Dann for planning permission to: Description of proposed development: Construct a house (separate dwelling).

Hundreds of affordable homes are on the way, in Suffolk and Essex, worth £45m, in a new initiative by Colchester-based housing association, Colne Housing.

Two ‘rare’ pockets of former parkland and woodland near Woodbridge with freehold guide prices of £160k and £210k are set to be auctioned off.

An educational publisher with a long history in East Anglia has started a new chapter after moving to new premises at Melton, near Woodbridge.

Five shops from Woodbridge’s Thoroughfare are getting together to show off the best of late 2018 fashion in Woodbridge Library.

A local historian will be speaking to Melton History Society next week.

Traffic delays are likely on part of the A12 as police escort a large rig across the county.

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