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An Ipswich-based community supported living service has received the highest rating from inspectors just two years after they raised serious concerns about its work.

Two cars were damaged on the Chantry estate in Ipswich today after a forklift truck left the road.

Organisers of one of Felixstowe’s biggest events have been left dismayed and worried about its future after it was decided to leave more than 60 huts on the prom because of beach erosion.

Weathermen have today issued a yellow warning that severe storms and torrential rain are heading for Suffolk over the Bank Holiday.

Ram-raiders have left a trail of damage today at a village foodstore – the latest in the region to have been targeted in a series of break-ins.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following a serious crash on the A14 at Coddenham which left a woman driver with serious injuries.

Work started yesterday to demolish one of the best-known pubs in Ipswich.

The event is taking place at the Duke of Marlborough in Somersham, starting at 7.30pm.

The project is part of the preparations for the creation of a new viewing tower over the Anglo-Saxon site, part of a bold and ambitious £4million lottery-backed scheme called Releasing the Sutton Hoo Story aimed at transform the experience for visitors.

A 24-year-old actor from Suffolk is set to walk the red carpet this weekend at the premiere of his first feature-length film.

A Suffolk art event held to boost research into breast cancer and help sufferers has raised £220,000 – breaking all records and exceeding organisers’ dreams.

Up to 1,500 jobs could be created if a new 65-acre business park is built on the edge of Ipswich but people living nearby fear it will increase danger on the A14.

Objectors are calling on planners to throw out revised proposals for a Wetherspoons pub at Felixstowe – saying the new building would be too big and overbearing.

Art lovers from all over the country will visit Suffolk this weekend for the latest exhibition of a project which has so far raised £300,000 to help those suffering from breast cancer.

More than 20,000 visitors are expected to flock to the seaside on Sunday for one of the region’s biggest displays of vintage vehicles.

Some of the most outstanding pictures taken by the region’s top photographers will be on display at Wingfield Barns from this weekend.

Hundreds of people braved cold, wet and windy conditions on Suffolk’s shores to take part in the first-ever Rosary on the Coast prayer initiative

It wasn’t the best of spring weather as festival-goers celebrated the arrival of the season – but there was plenty of colour around.

It will be more than April showers – with a month’s worth of rain set to fall in just 30 hours.

Having just completed a successful spring music programme, Trianon Music Group is completing its planning for a major concert at Snape Maltings.

A village’s first ever war memorial is to be dedicated later this year on the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice after being carefully put in place at the heart of the community.

Nearly half of the councillors in east Suffolk will lose their seats at the next election – as the area’s two main authorities merge into one unit.

A rescue service which was forced off the sea because it could not afford its running costs will be back on the water for the summer season thanks to a series of generous donations.

Health bosses have confirmed that £480,000 will be invested in extra mental health beds for children and young people in the region – and say the project will make a “huge difference” to the care provided.

Wildlife experts fear important sites across Suffolk could be “irrevocably damaged” if they are not protected when planning laws are revised.

Controversial homes branded by opponents as looking like “cheese wedges” are set to get the final go-ahead this week – after the Government decided not to call in the project.

A charity volunteer has been so inspired by the work he has been involved in that he is taking on a marathon challenge for the cause.

A new retail unit could be created at a Felixstowe neighbourhood shopping complex.

A £1.8million project to restore the world’s first fully operational radar station and create an important national heritage attraction has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

A rescue service which last summer saved nine lives has been forced off the sea because it cannot afford its running costs.

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