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Blazing shed with gas cylinders inside tackled by firefighters in Brantham

Fire crews from Woodbridge, Holbrook and Princess Street in Ipswich were called to a shed fire which had cylinders stored inside at 3.30pm today.

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MRSA rates revealed

How have hospitals in Suffolk and Essex tackled outbreaks of life-threatening ‘superbugs’?

Drastic measures to tackle potentially life-threatening bugs have significantly reduced outbreaks in our hospitals, an investigation has found.

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Child porn arrests increase

Child pornography arrests have trebled in Suffolk since 2011

Arrests of child pornography suspects in Suffolk have trebled in three years, according to police figures.

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Suffolk’s Mac Speake takes on London Marathon for 34th time - making him part of select group of just 13

Runners from Suffolk and Essex will once again be flocking to the Capital, this weekend, to take part in the 35th staging of the London Marthon.

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Fire crews called to house fire in Thurston

Crews from Bury St Edmunds and Elmswell were sent to a reports of a fire in Thedwastre Road today.

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The scene of the crash in Norwich Road, Barham.

Motorcyclist pronounced dead at scene of collision involving van in Barham

A young man has died after a three-vehicle crash in Suffolk today, police have said.

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Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, visited Ipswich Hospital with Ben Gummed to congratulate staff on their recent 'Good' rating from the CQC .

Are politicians’ visits anything other than brief photo opps?

As I approach the home straight of my sixth general election campaign, I really should be getting used to being treated like dirt by top politicians and their staff.

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Review: Find a good guide to lead you through the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Years ago it became one of the most popular tourist destinations. But the shelling of Dubrovnik in 1991 that so horrified the world, for a while, changed all of that, writes Andrea Powell.

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