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Peace at last, and the lights blaze again across Suffolk and Essex. We celebrate with bands and bunting, parades and patriotic songs, and girls dancing around a fountain

Bitterns are known to be elusive birds - but a photographer captured close-up footage of one catching and swallowing a big fish.

The Ipswich Road roadworks in Colchester are to be accelerated after a petition signed by thousands of angry motorists demanded progress.

From life saving emergency crews to volunteers running a nightclub for those with learning disabilities, our community heroes gathered for The Stars of Suffolk awards ceremony 2018 at Trinity Park.

Motorists concerned that the Orwell Bridge may shut this morning due to high winds are being reassured that a closure is unlikely.

A car has ended up on its roof following a two-vehicle collision near Newmarket.

Anthony Ogogo admits he is in the “last chance saloon” in his bid to salvage his boxing career.

New goalkeeping coach Jimmy Walker says moving to Ipswich Town was an opportunity he couldn’t turn down.

Wind conditions are being monitored on the Orwell Bridge after weather forecasts suggested gales of up to 60mph.

In a dramatic twist for Strictly Come Dancing, Tess Daly made funnies, judges assessed dancing ability and Graeme Swann was dressed conventionally. And it was still entertaining!

Dad Lee Harris is concerned – and is doing something about it. (But was Kirstie Allsopp right to smash up her children’s iPads?)

Several services have been cancelled and others are expecting delays as engineering work between Norwich and Ipswich overran.

Angry drivers are backing a campaign to speed up “nightmare” roadworks they claim are grinding a town centre to a halt.

We have survived Halloween Week on Strictly Come Dancing, and Seann Walsh has enjoyed his last television appearance for the next few years.

Pupils and parents are being reassured that a fire at County Upper School in Bury St Edmunds has not spread to the main school building.

Residents and businesses have expressed their anger and concern ahead of a second weekend of work to move an abnormal load following hours of delays which caused traffic chaos in Ipswich.

There’s magic in her pencils and brushes… As the skill of Helen Oxenbury is honoured with a deserved biography, she talks about childhood in East Anglia, her enduring love of Suffolk, and getting children hooked on reading

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has been taken “seriously ill” after collapsing at the BT Sport studios on his birthday.

Wherstead Road is currently closed after work to construct a temporary bridge to transport an abnormal load were delayed.

A town centre road is to be shut in an emergency today (Friday, October 26) so that urgent roadworks can be carried out.

Ipswich Town fans have been taking to social media to share their views on Paul Hurst’s sacking and the news that Paul Lambert is set to replace him in the Portman Road hotseat.

Two people have been left homeless after a gas cylinder exploded and left debris 50 metres away.

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

Admirers of a picturesque Suffolk high street vying for the title of Britain’s best are being urged to back a final push for votes.

A crash on the A12 has partially blocked the northbound road between J27 and J28 near Colchester United’s Football Stadium.

As a nation stopped squabbling long enough to watch a televised celebrity dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing returned to BBC One a mere 168 tortuous hours after news broke of Seann Walsh and Katya Jones kissing each others faces.

The Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is hailed as one of the best in Europe and is right on our doorstep in Suffolk.

Fears have been raised that an Ipswich street has become inundated with drivers breaking the speed limit.

Therese Coffey, the MP for Suffolk Coastal, has lended her support to Woodbridge’s Great British High Street Awards bid.

A Suffolk artist’s celebration of a “band of brothers” and their selfless work saving lives at sea is set for its first public exhibition – after a year of “nonstop painting”.

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