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General election 2017: The results are in from the election counts across Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 22:32 08 June 2017 | UPDATED: 06:37 09 June 2017

Polling stations were open until 10pm for the general election. Picture: SU ANDERSON

Polling stations were open until 10pm for the general election. Picture: SU ANDERSON

Throughout the early hours we have had reporters at Suffolk’s election counts.

These have included Ipswich, Suffolk Coastal, South Suffolk, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk and Waveney.

They have brought you the news as it happens, including predictions and reactions - and the results as soon as they were declared.

All of Suffolk’s results have now been declared with the biggest shock being the Ipswich declaration where Conservative Ben Gummer lost his seat to Labour’s Sandy Martin.

The seats of West Suffolk, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Suffolk Coastal, Bury St Edmunds, South Suffolk and Waveney were all retained by the Conservative Party.

We will also keep you up-to-date with the national results.

You can also follow the general election in Suffolk and north Essex on our Ipswich Star and East Anglian Daily Times Facebook pages which featured live video interviews with candidates and the results as they arrived.

• Previously, all constituencies in Suffolk were held by the Conservative Party. But Labour have now gained Ipswich.

• See the full results on our interactive map here.

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A runner has been attacked as he was out in a wooded area on the fringe of Ipswich.

Norfolk police has thanked both Ipswich Town and Norwich City supporters for their behaviour at today’s East Anglian derby at Carrow Road.

A disabled Hadleigh resident has hit out at the closure of the town’s Barclays Bank saying she has been “let down” by the business.

Could you offer a home to one of these cats and dogs at the Blue Cross centre in Wherstead?

Musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed how the Suffolk countryside may have saved his life.

Culture secretary and Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has announced that church spires will be used to boost broadband and mobile connectivity in rural areas.

A regional search and rescue organisation dedicated to finding missing people now has three new dogs in its team.

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