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Emily Townsend

Senior reporter

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

Bosses behind a new climbing and activity complex in Ipswich have set out their vision for the facility in the wake of recent tragedies.

Crowds of up to 20,000 people are expected to shake off the World Cup blues and bask in the sunshine at a bumper Tendring Show this weekend.

People who drop their chewing gum in Ipswich are being told where to stick it as part of a drive to rid streets of gum stains.

Campaigners pledging to tackle homelessness in Ipswich have marked a successful first year – and celebrated their anniversary in style with an appearance from the town’s mayor.

Developers have thrown open the doors of a former Ipswich nightspot for the first time in several years – as a multi-million pound revamp of the site gets under way.

Delicious smells and splashes of colour will greet visitors to Suffolk’s biggest and brightest celebration of Asian culture this weekend.

Almost 800 people have paid their respects to a popular Ipswich teenager who tragically died at the age of 17.

The man behind childhood favourites such as Bagpuss, Basil Brush and the Clangers has died aged 89.

It’s set to be a day of superb summer sunshine and soaring temperatures as around 40,000 people are expected to flock to Ipswich Music Day.

Physical attacks reported by frontline ambulance staff in Suffolk have doubled in just three years, it can be revealed.

More than 1,200 motorists were clocked by speed cameras on the A12 last month – the equivalent of 40 a day.

A music extravaganza packed full of festival favourites is expected to draw bumper crowds to Ipswich this weekend.

The big day has arrived – an entire 24 hours to celebrate Suffolk, and everything that the county offers.

Relatives of a teenager killed in Ipswich have issued a warning to young people about becoming involved in knife crime and gang culture and called for more to be done to stop violence in the town.

A hitchhiking tabby cat has had a miraculous escape after it was revealed he may have travelled some 80 miles into Essex wedged in the grille of a family car.

Multi-million pound plans to create a pioneering institute of technology in East Anglia have leapt forward, it can be revealed today.

Two fairground workers responsible for the death of Summer Grant who was blown away in a bouncy castle in Essex have been jailed for three years.

A 37-year-old man has been reported missing from his home in Suffolk, sparking a police appeal.

Police are expected to give an update on a murder investigation launched in Ipswich shortly as they speak to the media at the scene of the attack.

The heartbroken husband of an Ipswich pub landlady is leading tributes to her after she lost her battle with cancer aged 55.

It’s day two of the Suffolk Show – the county’s biggest annual event – and there are all sorts of activities in store.

Suffolk police are warning people to remain vigilant and take their personal safety very seriously after a young woman was raped in a “terrifying attack”.

Talented students have added a splash of colour to a former retail unit in Sailmakers shopping centre with an exhibition of art work.

Police are investigating after two boys were approached by a man with a knife near Morrisons in Ipswich.

Thousands of people are due to descend on Trinity Park today for the biggest event of the year.

Detectives investigating the rape of a young woman in Sudbury have put out an updated appeal for witnesses to come forward as enquiries continue.

If you’re heading to the Suffolk Show – or just driving in the east Ipswich area today and tomorrow – be ready to be stuck in long traffic queues.

Need to do some last-minute barbecue shopping this Bank Holiday? Below is a full list of opening hours for major supermarkets in Suffolk and Essex.

Thousands of motorists were snapped putting their foot down by speed cameras on the A12 in the first four months of 2018, official police figures reveal.

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