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Firefighters tacked two separate blazes in Suffolk on Saturday evening.

A 62-year-old woman reported missing to police who was believed to be in the Norfolk or Suffolk area has returned home, police have said.

So-called ‘fat cat’ pay of some academy trust chiefs running schools in Suffolk has been called into question again amid calls for salaries to reflect performance.

A Suffolk village primary school threatened with closure after student numbers fell to just 19 has been saved, it has been announced today.

Copleston High School has received an updated Ofsted rating after the education watchdog visited for the first time since 2013. See the full report here and the principal’s reaction.

Therese Coffey repeated concerns over the ability of UK’s largest multi-academy trust to turn around the failing Felixstowe Academy.

University lecturers in Essex are prepared to strike again this summer, cancelling final year exams and delaying graduation ceremonies, if the bitter pension dispute remains unresolved.

Hundreds of lecturers and other staff angry over proposed changes to pensions began a 14-day staggered strike at the University of Essex today.

Domestic abuse campaigners in Suffolk have welcomed news that crimes will be treated as more serious if they are committed in a domestic setting under new sentencing guidelines.

Renewed concerns have been raised over the handling of proposals to cut free home-to-school transport for thousands of children in Suffolk.

Over 1,000 people have signed an MP’s petition calling for the trust behind the under-fire Felixstowe Academy to be removed, but senior leaders still insist they will turn around the school.

A so-called ‘superhead’ has been appointed as the interim headteacher of the under-fire Shotley Community Primary School.

Pupils at Woodbridge School delighted audiences with an “incredibly slick” performance of classic The Sound of Music.

Witham Town FC ‘superfan’ James Beardwell was the club’s only supporter at Grays Athletic on Saturday. Despite being by himself in the away end, he made plenty of noise. See a video here.

“I must have been the only headteacher in the country going home every day praying that Ofsted would come in, because we knew we were good,” says Rick Tracey.

Hundreds of lecturers and other campus staff angry over proposed changes to pensions are this week staging the first two days of a planned 14-day strike, lasting until mid-March, at the University of Essex. See a full list here.

Enemies of education reform had had some ammunition available during the embryonic stages of Saxmundham Free School: poor GCSE results, a serious warning letter, unfilled school places.

In a blog, Professor Anthony Forster, vice-chancellor of the University of Essex, explains why he disagrees with Universities UK’s position on USS pension reform.

Charity boxes were among items stolen from a convenience shop near Ipswich waterfront, police have said.

A body of a man has been found washed up at Felixstowe beach, police have said.

A woman was taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in the Whitehouse estate of Ipswich this morning.

Rush hour motorists faced delays on the A14 near Ipswich after a lorry broke down this morning.

Bullying is “brushed under the carpet” and has become part of Felixstowe Academy’s culture, the Ofsted inspection report which has placed the school in special measures claims. The Ofsted report has been published today. See the full report here.

A Brantham tradesman who suffered a broken jaw while trying to stop two masked thieves stealing tools from his van admits he is lucky to be alive.

A woman has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash on the A1071 between Boxford and Hadleigh this afternoon.

The A12 near the Copdock Interchange has re-opened after a five-vehicle crash involving a lorry this afternoon.

Children in Suffolk who grow up in areas that have the greatest literacy challenges are also likely to live much shorter lives than their peers, the first study of its kind has shown.

A prisoner and a member of staff were treated by paramedics after a fire at HM Prison Highpoint South in Stradishall in west Suffolk tonight.

Emergency services were called to Bolton Lane near Christchurch Park in Ipswich in the evening rush hour after reports of a suspected heart attack.

Bullying is “brushed under the carpet” and has become part of Felixstowe Academy’s culture, the Ofsted inspection report which has placed the school in special measures claims.

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