A father-of-two who has lived in Felixstowe all of his life has launched a fundraising page after the town’s tree was dubbed “the worst in Britain”.

A Christmas-loving family spent more than six days covering their home in Trimley St Mary with 3,000 lights to raise money for charity.

Residents at a care home in Felixstowe will soon be able to see their families safely with the help of an outdoor pod which has been installed in the garden.

The mayor of Felixstowe said we should be thanking the volunteers who have put up the town’s Christmas tree instead of criticising it, as The Sun newspaper named it among the worst in Britain.

A positive case of Covid-19 has been confirmed at Fairfield Infant School in Felixstowe, with 90 children sent home to self-isolate.

A new boss at the Port of Felixstowe will take up his post today, as the port remains embroiled in a dispute with hauliers.

A disgruntled haulage boss has made a video diary showing the alleged problems with the Port of Felixstowe booking system.

Police investigating reports that two men approached people along Felixstowe promenade demanding cash are appealing for a man and a woman to come forward.

A major trade body has called for the government to step in and bring an end to problems with containers at the Port of Felixstowe.

The Port of Felixstowe has unveiled its plans to ease the container chaos which hauliers warned could affect the Christmas shopping rush.

The communities of Harwich, Shotley and Felixstowe have rallied together to raise more than £8,000 in a week after the historic foot ferry was battered by storms.

Hauliers have alleged that chaos at the Port of Felixstowe could lead to Christmas stock being delayed, causing major financial hardship for already struggling firms.

A fundraising page has been launched to help a young family whose livelihood has been stripped away after the Harwich Harbour Ferry was severely damaged by rough seas.

A former government minister has secured a job at Felixstowe and Harwich ports which will see him paid £100,000 per year for seven hours work each week, according to official documents.

As many businesses cut back or close permanently following the impact of coronavirus, one woman from Felixstowe is “taking a leap of faith” by expanding her business into the heart of her home town.

Steps are being taken to minimise the disruption caused by overnight roadworks on the A14 in Felixstowe, which residents have called a “nightmare” after being “kept up all night”.

A nursery near Felixstowe which was put into special measures last year has gone into administration making six people redundant.

This weekend pubs, restaurants and cafes will reopen on what is being dubbed ‘Super Saturday’, here we look at how some Suffolk businesses will be implementing the government’s one-metre plus social distancing rule and keeping staff and customers safe

Three men were rescued from the water by Felixstowe Coastguard – leading to pleas for people not to attempt rescues on their own.

Author Iain Maitland looks set to provide TV audiences with the next big TV crime drama. As his new book comes out, he talks about his love of setting his thrillers in East Anglia and getting under the skin of his heroes and villains

More than 5,000 crimes were reported in Suffolk in February – see them all on one map.

See the empty streets across Suffolk as the public follows coronavirus advice to remain indoors.

All of the pharmacy opening times across Suffolk in one place.

A cafe in Felixstowe is going the extra mile for its community as coronavirus puts a strain on life in Suffolk.

Seaside town that delighted the Empress of Germany is enjoying a new renaissance

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