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Staff at a charity shop in Ipswich which supports people with sensory problems were left stunned after a mystery shopper inspired by the cause gave a donation of £5,000 on the spot.

Police in Ipswich have made a string of arrests as part of their efforts to crackdown on anti-social behaviour – much of which is related to drugs.

The Department for Education has today unveiled proposals to scrap SATs exams for year two pupils and replace them with less-pressured assessments.

The University of Suffolk has been ranked as one of the top 15 universities in the country for academic experience in the Times Higher Education student survey.

The chairman of the inquiry into Baby P’s death has urged care and social workers in Suffolk to deliver “old school social work” free of red-tape distractions in a speech delivered to hundreds of industry professionals and students in Ipswich.

A generous teenager in East Bergholt who has been making waves in the world of dog handling is using her success to help support a local animal charity.

Despite a small population of around 5,000 people, Framlingham certainly punches above its weight when it comes to notable singers.

Ipswich Waterstones is inviting gamers of all ages this Saturday for a Big Board Game Day in support of the child protection charity NSPCC.

A team at Ipswich Hospital which helps frail patients return home quickly has scooped two prestigious national awards.

An Ipswich comedy club which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month is moving to a new venue to mark the occasion.

An academy trust which runs three schools in Suffolk and one in Essex has denied allegations it is under threat of bankruptcy, and insists its schools are safe following a damning government report into the state of its finances.

An amateur dramatic group in Kesgrave has paid tribute to one of its longest serving members ahead of its new show – the first in 49 years not to have included his input.

Kesgrave High Show will tomorrow be putting on its first big show in five years, as it bids farewell to a long-running dance teacher and helps raise money for the department.

The University of Suffolk will be offering higher and degree apprenticeships for the first time from June – a move which business leaders say will mark Suffolk as a driving force in skills and leadership.

Pupils from four Suffolk schools put their best foot forward on Friday for a special collaborative dance show.

Charities, community groups and good causes across Suffolk and north Essex are being urged to apply for Comic Relief grants following a successful Red Nose Day last week in which more than £73million was raised.

Creeting St Mary Church of England Primary School has maintained its ‘Good’ Ofsted rating following its latest inspection this month,

A former Northgate Grammar School pupil who has become an experienced choir and orchestra conductor will be returning to Ipswich for a homecoming performance.

A fundraising page to help care for horses seized by welfare organisations in Paper Mill Lane near Ipswich has raised more than £3,400.

St Elizabeth Hospice’s new store in Gloster Road, Martlesham, opened its doors to the public on Friday with the help of one of its patients.

Pupils at Ravenswood Primary School in Ipswich were treated to a visit from Ipswich Town stars Steven Taylor and Kieffer Moore on Tuesday, who helped the pupils learn about the importance of healthy eating.

A host of cigarettes were stolen during a break-in at a newsagents in Needham Market in the early hours of Friday morning.

Four people in Ipswich have been arrested on suspicion of Class A drugs offences after flats in town were raided today.

As thousands of fundraisers get underway for Red Nose Day today, Comic Relief has unveiled a pot of £60,000 to help benefit good causes in Suffolk and north Essex this year.

Youngsters at St Helen’s Primary School in Ipswich are preparing for their first performance outside of school with a special two-date show at DanceEast.

The University of Suffolk is continuing to buck the national trend as application numbers soar despite a national downturn.

Ipswich High School for Girls will be featured on tonight’s episode of the Quest TV show Salvage Hunters.

Staff and pupils at Tattingstone Primary School celebrated the school’s 175th birthday last week with a special Victorian-themed day.

The peer who chaired the inquiry into the death of Baby P will be delivering the keynote speech at a University of Suffolk social care conference.

Year 2 pupils at Oaks Primary School in Ipswich were able to experience being bestselling authors for the day, with a special in-store book launch and signing at Waterstones.

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