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Tom Potter

Campaigners are calling for more scrutiny of police after strip-searches more than doubled over six years in Suffolk.

A man was taken to hospital and another suffered minor injuries after a fight broke out in Ipswich during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Ipswich today stands at a “crossroads” as police fight back against violence and drug crime.

A nature based rehab project and an online safety scheme for people with learning difficulties are among organisations to benefit from the police and crime commissioner’s latest wave of grant funding.

A Suffolk mobility furniture salesman has appeared in court charged with a string of unfair trading offences.

A former law lecturer who fled the country before being convicted of possessing indecent images of children has reappeared in court charged with raping a girl under 13.

Justice chiefs have been prescribed a “dose of reality” over the burden on police having to round up runaway convicts.

Violent crime returned to Ipswich this weekend as the victim of another alleged stabbing bled outside a nursery in the middle of the day.

Police investigating a stabbing in Ipswich have released three people from custody following their arrest on Saturday.

Uncertainty surrounds the future of a controversial housing project today after developers withdrew their application for 100 new homes to replace vacant council offices in Woodbridge.

A charity has been awarded almost £30,000 to work with children as young as 10 in areas of Ipswich affected by youth violence and knife crime.

Bike riding thieves struck again on the streets of Ipswich as phones were snatched from people on a night out in the town centre.

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Mark Murphy labelled Ryanair an “absolute disgrace” after his weekend trip to Luxembourg was among thousands of journeys disrupted by strike action.

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Suffolk’s set for a largely dry and bright day but things could turn cloudy later on, with some heavy outbreaks of rain predicted overnight.

Three men are facing jail for their part in a £33,000 cocaine deal thwarted by police.

A Suffolk man has avoided going straight to jail for attacking a nurse and two police officers.

A former aircraft engineer, once dubbed ‘Britain’s worst drink-driver’, has been banned from the road for another five years after repeating the offence under the nose of a police officer.

A London drug dealer has admitted possessing cocaine with intent to supply following his arrest on an Ipswich street.

A Felixstowe man has been jailed for a string of offences including assaulting a nurse, drink-driving and threatening behaviour.

Detectives investigating an armed home invasion have ruled out links to suspected gang-related violent crime in the same area of Ipswich.

People in Ipswich are becoming increasingly social media savvy but remain guilty of ‘oversharing’ online, according to new research into the dangers of posting too much information online.

A man was arrested on suspicion of modern slavery following a dawn raid on an Ipswich property.

Police insist they can justify every use of covert surveillance tactics allowing the capture of more than 6,500 pieces of private communications data in a year.

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) wants to be part of “radically reforming” offender rehabilitation after privately run probation contracts were cut prematurely short.

A Suffolk man has been fined for assaulting his wife after she won a million pounds on the lottery.

A wet and cool respite to the recent heatwave looks to be over – with temperatures soon expected to exceed 30C.

Rail passengers travelling from Lowestoft to Ipswich faced some disruption this morning as trains run at reduced speeds further up the line.

Child safety campaigners have highlighted dangers posed online after the internet was used as a gateway to commit almost 50 sex crimes against children in Suffolk over two years.

More than a thousand applications to keep firearms were made in Suffolk over the last year, figures have revealed.

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