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Suffolk/Essex: Households left without power during Christmas storms could receive more compensation after Ofgem orders energy companies to double minimum payouts

Households in Suffolk and Essex that were left without power following the storms last Christmas could be in for more compensation after energy firms were ordered to double their minimum pay out.

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Blu the Husky who suffers from canine epilepsy is setting off with his family on a 50-day UK tour to raise awareness of the condition. Left to right, Kienan, Vicky, Rob and Aaron McGukin.

Video: Husky cross Blu is on a 50-day adventure with his family to raise awareness of canine epilepsy

A plucky pooch whose battle with canine epilepsy touched the hearts of dog lovers across the country has set off on a 50-day UK adventure with his owners to raise awareness of the condition.

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The hospital, which has long battled debts worth millions of pounds, was one of 19 NHS trusts flagged up to Jeremy Hunt for failing to meet its statutory break-even duty for the last financial year.

Ipswich: Ipswich Hospital referred to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over financial concerns

Ipswich Hospital has been referred to the Health Secretary over financial concerns, it can be revealed.

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Artist's impression of Sailmakers - the new name for Tower Ramparts.

Ipswich: Tower Ramparts to get a multi-million makeover to become Sailmakers

The Tower Ramparts shopping centre is to get a £4million makeover next year – getting a new identity and hopefully some new shops.

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Bury St Edmunds: Chief Whip to look at circumstances surrounding David Ruffley’s police caution

Officials at Conservative Central Office in London have asked Chief Whip Michael Gove to look into the case of Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley.

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Mildenhall: Owners of Mildenhall Stadium must pay at least £238,000 of their opponents’ legal bills

The future of Mildenhall Stadium hangs in the balance after its owners were told to pay at least £250,000 of their opponents’ costs in a long-running legal battle.

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Let’s have proper clampdown on illegal parking across town

A few days ago it was revealed that Ipswich council had raised £1million from parking fines over the last three years.

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