A popular Christmas attraction is putting its Santa’s grotto online in an effort to “keep everyone as safe as possible” due to Covid-19.

Woodbridge-based care provider Sarah’s Carers is to recruit 30 new live-in carers to help meet “skyrocketing” demand.

A pair of magicians have pulled a rabbit out the hat by launching a brand new business after they lost all their work overnight.

Rare spoonbill birds have successfully raised chicks for the first time in Suffolk since the 18th century – offering a sign of hope for the future of the species.

Police want to speak to a man pictured on CCTV in connection with a theft in Woodbridge.

A partially-sighted man from Woodbridge has revealed how he nearly gave up his guide dog - because he was so scared of obstacles on the pavement forcing him into the road.

An eco-friendly hair salon has opened in Woodbridge - with a little help from other local businesses.

Radical changes to children’s centres provision in Suffolk have been given the final approval after more than a year in the pipeline.

A Felixstowe lorry driver has been described by his eldest son as “everything you could want from a dad” following his sudden death at just 52 years old.

It has been a while since sizable ships used to dock at Woodbridge quay - but now a Thames Lighter is set to help the award-winning boatyard with its increasing workload.

A six-bedroom Georgian house with sea views near Woodbridge is on the market for £1.25million.

Firefighters from Ipswich and Woodbridge have been sent to a forest blaze near the Army’s Rock Barracks base in Sutton Heath.

A man who absconded from Hollesley Bay prison has been arrested after failing to attend a roll call in January.

A new vicar set to take up the reins at a well-known Suffolk church says he is excited to take on the role.

A Suffolk care farm has set up a club where older men with health difficulties can stay fit and well in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis by going back to nature.

A Suffolk seamstress has seen her orders pile up after being named one of the best mask makers in the country.

A former British Red Cross building is set to get a new lease of life as an antiques shop - if a planning application is given the go-ahead.

Police have been investigating whether mysterious white chalk marks left outside homes are linked to a spate of dog thefts - with some pet owners in Suffolk saying they feel “paranoid and frightened” they are being targeted.

Care home staff showed their appreciation for Ipswich Hospital nurses by baking a tasty birthday cake to mark the NHS’ 72nd anniversary.

High streets in 12 Suffolk towns are to get a major boost after hundreds of thousands of pounds were approved for a project to provide free Wi-Fi and footfall tracking.

A woman from Woodbridge said she “feels free” after losing five stone with the help of online pilates classes and exploring the outdoors – proving the lockdown is no excuse to stop you reaching your goals.

The historic Woodbridge Tide Mill is set to re-open its doors to visitors this weekend.

A man in Hollesley has been arrested in connection with illegal streaming of premium television channels to more than 100,000 people.

An air ambulance landed at a Woodbridge school after a nearby resident suffered a cardiac arrest.

A woman has been rescued from a ditch filled with water after trying to save a dog in Woodbridge.

A woman has been freed from a car which overturned into a field following a crash on a rural road near Woodbridge.

An artist might usually travel to a beauty spot to paint the perfect landscape - but, restricted by the Covid-19 outbreak, one Woodbridge man depicted a scene rather closer to home.

A decision on the revamp of children’s centre services in Suffolk should not be made while the coronavirus crisis continues, a trade union has warned.

A central Woodbridge building, unused for 50 years could be developed if new proposals are given the go-ahead.

Plans for a huge ‘care village’ in the Suffolk countryside have been met with a mixed reaction by the community.

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