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An Ipswich mother-of-six died from multiple injuries after a lorry struck her car, forcing it into the back of another HGV, an inquest heard.

A stepfather who moved to Suffolk has been jailed for raping a girl who was returned to his care after social services dismissed her as “troublesome”.

Bereaved relatives will be able to say farewell to loved ones in a “calm, reflective ” space – thanks to a £100,000 upgrade at Ipswich Hospital’s mortuary.

A couple in their 60s approached a young boy walking with a puppy in Ipswich and asked whether their pets could be “boyfriend and girlfriend”.

A teenager has been charged in connection with a burglary in west Suffolk, in which a door window was smashed and a purse taken.

A driver is reported to have been injured in a crash on a busy approach road into Ipswich.

The maximum stake on the so-called “crack cocaine” of gambling is to be slashed from £100 to £2 in a move backed by a Suffolk MP to reduce harm.

Free first aid courses are being offered today in Ipswich to show people how to save a baby’s life.

A cyclist is reported to have been injured in a collision with a car in Ipswich this morning.

Mothercare has confirmed it is to axe 50 under-performing stories – however it will not comment on individual store closures until all staff have been informed.

A long-range weather forecaster is predicting another bank holiday scorcher - which could see temperatures in Suffolk and Essex top 30C.

Highways teams investigating parking problems outside Suffolk schools have received footage of drivers mountings verges – and will urge police to take action.

A family-run country estate is inviting film fans to spend a night at the flicks in the heart of the Suffolk countryside – for a “unique outdoor cinema experience”.

A Suffolk country show is to embrace the Royal Wedding by creating a “quintessentially British” atmosphere with red, white and blue bunting.

A football match and fun day held in memory of an Ipswich biker and “perfect family man” is set to become an annual event.

Fire crews were called to a blaze at a residential street in east Suffolk this evening.

Two prisoners servicing sentences for violent crimes have absconded from a Suffolk prison today – and police are warning members of the public not to approach them.

Film and media students at a Suffolk college will be the “Danny Boyles of tomorrow”, a teacher claimed at his annual awards ceremony.

A man wanted by police in connection with making threats and harassment offences is still at large – and has links with Suffolk.

A Suffolk nurse’s proposals to decriminalise cannabis for medical use has been backed by the national union.

A fire in a busy Suffolk high street is said to have caused “chaotic” scenes – though the blaze has been quickly dealt with.

An Oscar winning director is seeking 5,000 extras for his latest film, which is being shot in Suffolk and Norfolk and stars Ed Sheeran.

A Suffolk primary school’s new press gang picked up tips from a journalist who has covered terrorist attacks, murder trials and celebrity scandals.

Animal rights protestors held one of their regular “vigils” at a Suffolk slaughterhouse this morning.

More than 200 people turned out in a show of support for a fire-damaged Suffolk village pub’s saviour plans.

The drain where a man died in west Suffolk last week was protected with a “light duty” manhole cover, it has been confirmed.

Time is running out for a Suffolk charity helping abandoned and neglected animals, which will be left homeless in just four weeks unless a new site can be found.

Leading figures from Suffolk’s business and voluntary sectors are meeting at a conference highlighting the benefits of giving employees time to help charities.

A fake customs officer pretending to be investigating tax fraud demanded £4,000 from a Suffolk man – but was foiled when his wife became suspicious.

Sections of road around the A12 near Colchester are set to close for four months while urgent repairs are carried out – including to a bridge, which suffered “marked deterioration”.

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