A pawn shop in Stowmarket’s Meadow Centre was broken into by burglars during the night, causing significant damage to the property.

A boy from Stowmarket who doctors feared would only live for another two weeks after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer at four months old is preparing to start school.

A developer has launched a bid to build five new homes just off the A14 in Stowmarket.

People in Suffolk have been given an opportunity to have their say on proposed plans for a multi-million pound business park to be built off the A14.

Every year, Suffolk Museums run the Transforming People to Transform Museums project – but this year Matthew Jones, the project officer, said the traineeship had a special purpose.

A woman from Stowmarket, who was hospitalised for a month after a failed suicide attempt last year, has a message for other people suffering from mental health issues.

A key worker is facing a bill of £160 after being handed a ticket for parking outside an East of England Co-op in Stowmarket - even though he was only in the store for THREE minutes.

More than £222,000 in developer contributions have been approved for key infrastructure projects in Mid Suffolk – including £100,000 for rail improvements.

The John Peel Centre in Stowmarket is to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix.

A plot of land in Stowmarket town centre is up for sale for £1.6m after plans were approved for 22 new homes.

Plans to build 38 new homes on the former Stowmarket Middle School site to help lower-income house hunters have been given the final go-ahead.

Proposals to keep a cafe operating at a gift store in Stowmarket to ‘provide a wider offer than just shopping’ have been approved.

Secondary school leaders have welcomed the government’s U-turn on face coverings as it gives them the “flexibility” to make the decisions which are best for their school – with one Ipswich headteacher making them mandatory.

Two people have suffered injuries after a gas canister exploded in a burger van near Stowmarket railway station on Saturday night.

Three cars have been vandalised over the course of one day by an unknown person while parked in Stowmarket town centre.

Artists and gallery owners have spoken of the “critical state” of the industry due to lockdown and then social distancing measures.

Work on the £3.6million upgrade of Stowmarket’s Regal Theatre is progressing despite the coronavirus pandemic, and is due to be completed early next year.

Two NHS workers have received an award for saving the life of a man trapped in his Ipswich home by a fire.

Firefighters are currently battling a blaze inside a house in Stowmarket, which is said to be “well alight”.

A house in Stowmarket was badly damaged after a tumble dryer burst into flames.

Three chainsaws and an off-road motorcycle are among a number of items which have been stolen from a barn in Ashfield.

Major roadworks are taking place on the A14 this week and drivers are being warned to plan ahead.

A driver caught doing donuts in a Tesco car park faces at least six points on his licence and £400 in fines, police have warned.

An Ipswich man accused of three burglaries in one night, including the alleged theft of a puppy from one property has been cleared after the prosecution dropped the case against him.

A leading Suffolk headteacher has hit out at claims by the government it is doing all it can to help schools get ready for the return of pupils next month.

Solar-powered electric car charging ports are set to be installed in Sudbury and Stowmarket after council bosses secured government matched funding of up to £800,000 for the project.

The first designs have been unveiled for a new primary school planned near Stowmarket.

Children from across Suffolk have been rewarded for designing their dream university during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Suffolk teenager India Langley got her skates on when she decided to take on a marathon challenge to raise money for her two sports clubs.

A man from Stowmarket has written an emotional and intimate book about surviving three traumatic brain tumour operations in just seven years.

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