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Police are investigating the accident

A young boy has been taken to hospital after he was clipped by a car in Bildeston, near Stowmarket, this afternoon.

Yesterday, 17:00
Wooded area behind Oulton Road, Ipswich where local residents fear that trees are due for felling.

Ipswich Borough Council has allayed fears over plans to fell trees, after Ipswich homeowners voiced concerns over the effects on nesting birds.

Yesterday, 17:00
Inspector Julian Ditcham with the Drager Alcotest used by Suffolk Constabulary tests a motorist.

A free extra pint has led to a shipping industry senior operations co-ordinator losing his driving licence.

Yesterday, 14:57
The UK's first-ever dedicated congenital heart research centre opens at University Campus Suffolk. Raquel Mendes and David Ling at work.

A dedicated congenital heart research centre – the first of its kind in the UK – officially opened at University Campus Suffolk (UCS) in Ipswich today.

Yesterday, 12:00
The Iron Throne featured in the Game of Thrones series, which is coming to Ipswich this month

Pretenders to the Iron Throne will have the opportunity to stake their claim as ruler of Westeros this month as the iconic seat used in the hit TV show Game of Thrones will be coming exclusively to Ipswich.

Yesterday, 12:00

An Ipswich drink-driver who carried out an ‘idiotic doughnut’ while police officers watched has been banned from the road.

Yesterday, 10:48

Police have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a woman was assaulted in the Cornhill.

Yesterday, 20:00

Nominations have opened for a competition to find Britain’s favourite beach hut.

Yesterday, 18:02

There are just days left to sign up to be part of Suffolk’s biggest neon party this weekend.

Yesterday, 16:04

Read some of our top picks for a relaxing spot of fishing in East Anglia.

Yesterday, 15:57

I’m not sure if it’s called a ‘calf-slicer’ or a ‘calf-crusher’, writes Mark Heath. But I know this – it bloody hurts.

Yesterday, 15:08

A short time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, youngsters at Cedarwood Primary School in Kesgrave donned their best Jedi and Sith outfits to enjoy a sponsored space walk for Star Wars Day.

Yesterday, 14:06

John McGreal has been appointed the new first team coach of Colchester United.

Yesterday, 13:33

Ipswich Blue will be taking in the nautical views of Ipswich when the Pigs Gone Wild sculptures take over the town this summer.

Yesterday, 13:05

Take a look back at some of the Suffolk tweets which received the most attention on Twitter last week.

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The scene of a fight at Barclays Bank in Ipswich - photos Jess Portway

Frightened staff and customers at an Ipswich town centre bank locked themselves in offices during a violent brawl between two groups of men from rival Romanian families, a court has heard.

Benefit cheat in court

An Ipswich benefit cheat has been spared prison after she fiddled more than £15,000 in false claims over 29 months.

Three Suffolk MPs are to take safety concerns about the Orwell Bridge to the boss of Highways England in a bid to reduce the number of deaths at the site.

A nuisance neighbour who even kept ducks in her house has been given 14 days to get out of her east Ipswich home by the town’s magistrates.

Parts of Suffolk are expected to be hotter than the Spanish island of Ibiza this weekend, with temperatures set to rise to 22 degrees Celsius.

A third Poundland store is to open in Ipswich town centre at the weekend.

Police have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a woman was assaulted in the Cornhill.

Friends of a 13-year-old schoolboy from Thurston who died after being shot with an air rifle have paid tribute.

Paul Geater

BHS has a significant presence in Ipswich town centre. This is the Arras Square entrance to the shop.

The sad news about the apparent likely demise of BHS is being touted by many as another example of a much-loved high street name failing to adapt with the times.

Iain Duncan Smith launches the regional Vote Leave campaign - but has the referendum sucked the life out of this year's local elections?

I’ve been covering elections for years, no decades, and I cannot remember a May campaign that has felt quite so flat as this one.

Ipswich is the only Suffolk council to have widespread elections on May 5 – although the whole county will be able to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

So after 10 weekends of disruption we can finally start thinking of travelling to London by train at the weekend again, writes Paul Geater.

After the fracas in Framlingham over plans to build new homes in the town, there is a similar battle shaping up in East Bergholt, writes Paul Geater.

I make absolutely no apologies for being enthusiastic about the planned redesign of Ipswich Cornhill and about expressing my delight that the New Anglia LEP has found the remaining money so the £3.3m project can go ahead.

The resignation of Dr Alan Murray from Suffolk County Council hardly ranks alongside the departure of Iain Duncan Smith in the list of political earthquakes, but it does help to once again destabilise the Tory administration at Endeavour House.

The news that East Anglia is to get a directly-elected mayor introduces yet another level of government for the voters of the region.

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