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Jeremy Corbyn has restarted the general election campaign after Monday night’s Manchester atrocity with a controversial speech which linked the rise in terrorism with Britain’s involvement in foreign wars.

Volunteers and workers from ABP Ipswich have come together to give the town’s Waterfront area a spring clean ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend.

Developers are hoping to build another 44 flats on land in Duke Street, near Ipswich’s Waterfront.

Community leaders from Ipswich came together to observe the minute’s silence in memory of the victims of the Manchester atrocity.

Fare dodgers have been ordered to pay more than £30,000 in fines and costs after being caught by Greater Anglia ticket inspectors in Suffolk and Essex.

Suffolk’s victorious Conservative group was confirmed as the administration at the county council for the next four years at a tetchy annual meeting of the authority.

With two weeks to go before the country turns out to vote in the general election, campaigning is restarting after the Manchester atrocity.

The events of the last few days have shocked the nation and made all of us realise that however important politics are, events can be so terrible that “normal life” pales into insignificance.

Former cabinet minister Lord Deben has helped launch the Mid Suffolk Light Railway’s two major projects for 2017 at a special event at its Wetheringsett headquarters.

Buses will continue to operate to Ipswich’s new park and ride centres every evening – that’s the promise from new operators First Eastern Counties.

The new branch of discount homeware superstore The Range is to open at 9am next Friday – June 2.

South Suffolk is a parliamentary seat that was formed in 1983 and has always looked like safe Conservative territory – even during the high-water mark of Blairite New Labour.

Organisations from across Suffolk have shown support for the people of Manchester after Monday night’s atrocity at the Arena concert.

Campaigning for the General Election both locally and nationally has been suspended in the wake of the terrorist atrocity in Manchester.

Ipswich’s Crown car park is closing on Monday so building work can start on the new multi-storey that should be fully opened just after Christmas.

However much a general election appears to be a foregone conclusion, there is often a point during the campaign when the leading party has a “wobble” – when senior campaigners from the leading party worry that their lead is disappearing.

A new bid to attract visitors to the region to enjoy some of East Anglia’s most attractive rail lines has been launched at Liverpool Street station.

A veteran Labour councillor who upset a parent by handing out leaflets near the entrance to an Ipswich school has defended his party’s campaign.

Election candidates often make ambitious policy claims – but South Suffolk UKIP candidate Aidan Powlesland is hoping to kick-start inter-stellar travel and mining in the asteroid belt if he is elected on June 8.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has called off a visit to the only parliamentary seat held by the party in 2015 after his “Battlebus” was damaged.

The issue of housing really should be a major talking point in this general election – as in any general election – but it always seems to be a policy area that politicians seem to underplay.

Labour councillor Sarah Barber has been formally installed as Ipswich’s new first citizen at the mayor-making ceremony in the town’s Corn Exchange.

The five candidates all hoping to be elected as MP for South Suffolk are to take part in an election hustings in Hadleigh on Monday evening – May 22.

An exotic milk snake spotted near the Soane Street entrance to Christchurch park is continuing to give rangers and reptile experts the slip.

Shadow cabinet member Angela Rayner has visited Sidegate Primary School in Ipswich to promote Labour’s education policy – and see youngsters preparing for their own election.

Ipswich is traditionally a traditional marginal seat fought over between Labour and the Conservatives – and this time those two parties are once again likely to be fighting for the Westminster seat once again.

Transport giant First Buses is determined to encourage more people to use Ipswich’s Park and Ride service when it takes over the operation from July 3.

Rail passengers heading to London for a weekend day out from East Anglia could face disruption off and on for another two years, it has emerged.

This should be a crucial week in the general election – it’s the week during which the major parties publish their manifestos and really start to flesh out why they should be running the country for the next five years (as if they haven’t been doing that already).

The South Suffolk Show – the traditional curtain-raiser to the region’s agricultural event season – brought out the crowds in near perfect conditions on Sunday.

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