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The mother of missing serviceman Corrie McKeague has spoken about facing her son’s 24th birthday without him, as the family face their “toughest” month since he disappeared.

A Suffolk family with relatives living in Barbuda have raised more than £18,000 to help with the relief efforts after Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean island.

The A140 near Thwaite is currently blocked southbound after a crash between a van and a lorry.

Here are the major roadworks taking place across the East of England region this coming week.

Anglian Radio has unveiled a new single programme line up for its five stations – Town 102, The Beach, Dream 100, North Norfolk Radio and Radio Norwich.

Thousands of women and children descended on Bury St Edmunds for the Girls Big Night Out hospice fundraiser, lighting up the streets with their bunny ears as they walked through the town.

The talented artist behind the popular Hedgepig on Ipswich’s Pigs Gone Wild trail has died, St Elizabeth Hospice have announced.

An Ipswich father has spoken of his worry as his son, daughter-in-law and grandson hunker down in the Bahamas as Hurricane Irma heads straight for them.

Some of the world’s greatest male cyclists are set to tear through Ipswich today, as thousands of spectators line the roads for the Tour of Britain.

The thriving town of Bury St Edmunds is becoming a “victim of its own success”, it has been claimed, as soaring house prices and rents force younger people to live elsewhere or stay at home.

Villagers in Mid Suffolk today breathed a sigh of relief after plans for 49 homes, which risked harming listed buildings in the iconic medieval centre of Woolpit, were rejected.

The annual biking and walking charity event in support of Suffolk churches takes place this weekend.

The ambitious £10million plan for a “gallop in the sky” to further boost Newmarket’s reputation as the ‘home of horseracing’ is set to be decided.

Plans for nearly 250 homes in a central Suffolk village will be decided this week, as the latest tranche of developments in the area come forward.

A lorry brought down telephones lines in Felixstowe after a collision this morning.

Comedian and folk singer Richard Digance has avoided a driving ban - after speeding on the Orwell Bridge - due to the hardship it could cause a Suffolk singer he is touring with.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary that took place in Felixstowe.

The A14 westbound carriageway is set to close at Stowmarket today, as Highways England work to carry out more repairs to a damaged bridge joint.

The annual Golden Mile race and Beach Party celebration is coming to Stowmarket this weekend.

A police pursuit in Ipswich ended with two people being arrested for a series of alleged firearms, drugs and driving offences.

A 31-year-old man who absconded from Hollesley Bay prison 30 days ago has been recaptured after a police chase.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat in Ipswich on Sunday evening, after initial reports that people may be inside.

Firefighters are tackling a blaze after a classic Jaguar caught fire at the side of the road near Thorpeness.

The owner of a kebab van in Elmswell, who was banned from running a food business for three years after a catalogue of hygiene breaches, has had his appeal turned down.

Thousands of potential stem cell donors have come forward after Suffolk’s Ed Sheeran encouraged people to sign up to the register and help a seven-year-old girl from Bury St Edmunds.

A man aged in his 20s found barely conscious in Bury St Edmunds, near West Suffolk College, earlier this week has died from his injuries.

Brown sauce was thrown from a moving vehicle at another motorist in Ipswich in what police are treating as a racially aggravated crime.

An addiction charity is hoping to secure its future for another 20 years after announcing the sale their iconic premises on Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds.

The annual summer production in Stowmarket is underway, with families invited to see The Railway Children this week.

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