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Suffolk Highways has received a national award for providing “real and tangible benefits to the community it serves”.

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has renewed her calls for academy provider AET to withdraw from Felixstowe Academy “for the benefit of pupils”.

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People have been warned not to approach a convicted burglar who has absconded from an open prison in Suffolk.

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A glitzy charity gala evening at Hintlesham Hall has raised more than £1,200 for St Elizabeth Hospice.

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Neighbours are rallying to help the elderly and housebound by offering to help with shopping after the sudden closure of their only village store - which some describe as a lifeline for the community in Rendlesham.

Yesterday, 20:47

Are you a fan of trick or treat, or do you dread it? Readers have been having their say - and you can join in by taking our poll.

A bishop has praised volunteers who provide invaluable support helping those in need late at night in towns across Suffolk – and is calling for more people to come forward.

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A woman has died in a serious crash on the A12 which left two other people injured.

Yesterday, 19:39

A shortlist of finalists has been unveiled for a star-studded awards ceremony designed to recognise the unsung heroes of the community.

Yesterday, 19:30

Families of children with Down’s syndrome have warned that health professionals’ negativity about the condition are putting parents through unnecessary heartache.

Yesterday, 19:30

The words of First World War soldiers will be brought to life at an Ipswich arts festival.

Yesterday, 19:30

Ghosts, aliens, witches and zombies were just some of the unearthly creatures referenced in calls to Suffolk Constabulary last year, new data reveals.

Yesterday, 17:48

A homeless man who slashed a man’s chest with a knife during a row in the car park of Tesco’s at Copdock has been jailed for eight months.

Yesterday, 17:30

Babies and toddlers from Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich took part in a Peppa Pig-themed danceathon to raise money for charity.

Yesterday, 16:49

A climber from Ipswich has helped the first British blind man to reach the summit of Europe’s highest mountain.

Yesterday, 16:30

Do you recognise these overnight intruders at the Ipswich Food Centre in Chevallier Street, Ipswich?

Yesterday, 15:34

A national charity is calling for greater awareness of blindness in East Anglia.

Yesterday, 15:00

David Kindred takes a look back at Ipswich Cox Lane and The Convent of Jesus and Mary in Woodbridge Road. Does this article bring back memories for you?

Yesterday, 14:51

The Suffolk Show is happening today at Trinity Park in Ipswich, offering 5,000 young people the chance to find out more about the apprenticeships, courses and career pathways on offer in the county.

Yesterday, 14:36

House prices in Suffolk crept up by 0.4% in August, contributing to a 3.6% rise over the last 12 months.

Yesterday, 11:45

Rail services on Greater Anglia have effectively received an £80m subsidy over the last year - from Dutch taxpayers.

Yesterday, 09:47

The body of a dog is being recovered from the A12 near Capel St Mary this morning after it ended up on the road.

A fresh drive to boost attainment in Suffolk schools has been announced by education chiefs – but mystery surrounds what it will involve.

Yesterday, 19:30

Do you struggle when it comes to carving pumpkins? Take a look at how an expert does it here.

Yesterday, 08:42

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

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A Felixstowe man who wanted to have sex with the 11-year-old daughter of an undercover police woman who was posing as a 32-year-old mum in an internet chat room “sting” has been jailed for two years.

People have been warned not to approach a convicted burglar who has absconded from an open prison in Suffolk.

A homeless man who slashed a man’s chest with a knife during a row in the car park of Tesco’s at Copdock has been jailed for eight months.

Do you recognise these overnight intruders at the Ipswich Food Centre in Chevallier Street, Ipswich?

A woman has died in a serious crash on the A12 which left two other people injured.

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has renewed her calls for academy provider AET to withdraw from Felixstowe Academy “for the benefit of pupils”.

Teachers have spoken of their pride after an Ipswich primary school scored the rare accolade of an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

The body of a dog is being recovered from the A12 near Capel St Mary this morning after it ended up on the road.

Paul Geater

One of the attractive characteristics of many people in Suffolk is the way they see the county in a slightly understated way – they may know it’s a special place but they’re not sure they should shout about it.

Ipswich council made almost £700,000 from illegally parked cars in the town over the last year. Their parking control staff deserve to be congratulated – let’s see if they can push the figure up to £1m this year!

Mamma Mia, Theresa, What’s the name of the game? Did the Prime Minister meet her Waterloo at the party conference – or will voters take a chance on her again?

So the Upper Orwell Crossing has a stay of execution until December – but I haven’t yet come across anyone who, in their heart of hearts, believes that the project isn’t doomed.

As newly-selected Ipswich candidate Tom Hunt joins thousands of other Tories at this week’s party conference, I hope he enjoys himself – because he’s got a heck of a lot to do over the next few years.

Tonight Ipswich’s Conservative Association is choosing its new parliamentary candidate to fight Sandy Martin at the next general election.

This weekend sees the party conference season move up a gear with the start of the Labour Conference in Liverpool – an event that politicos across the country will be watching closely.

Anyone who regularly visits Ipswich town centre can see the progress being made at the Cornhill.

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