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PUBLISHED: 10:17 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:45 28 February 2018

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was awash with families enjoying the snow with their sledges. SARAH LUCY BROWN

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was awash with families enjoying the snow with their sledges. SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Heavy snow is causing misery for travellers but allowing others to take “beautiful” photos across the region this morning. Email your photos here or tag us on social media.

Hundreds of schools in Suffolk have closed and there is severe travel disruption after several inches of snow fell overnight.

Staff at Go Manila Coffee shop. Picture: KEITH HANDSCOMBEStaff at Go Manila Coffee shop. Picture: KEITH HANDSCOMBE

There are treacherous driving conditions reported across the whole region, from the A14 and A12 to rural and urban roads.

A yellow Met Office warning for snow was originally in place until 11am in the region, but has now stretched until 11.55pm tonight.

East Anglia-based forecasters Weatherquest tweeted: “Further snow moving in from the east and northeast through the morning, becoming more infrequent and lighter in the afternoon. Increasing easterly winds with gusts near 45mph on the coast later. Max -1C.”

Snow cats created by Nancy and Lindsey Howlett. Picture: NANCY HOWLETTSnow cats created by Nancy and Lindsey Howlett. Picture: NANCY HOWLETT

My cat is totally fascinated watching the snow falling, Woodbridge. Picture: DAWN FORSDIKE  
My cat is totally fascinated watching the snow falling, Woodbridge. Picture: DAWN FORSDIKE

Recent snow scene in our back garden, Ipswich. Picture: RUSSELL LEEBURN

Recent snow scene in our back garden, Ipswich. Picture: RUSSELL LEEBURN

Lola having fun in the fresh snow.   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNLola having fun in the fresh snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A man who robbed staff at an Ipswich restaurant of cash has been jailed for 55 months.

Did you enjoy the party atmosphere at Yates on Saturday? Look through our photo gallery to see if we caught you or a friend on camera.

Some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets and online stores are recalling products due to fears they may contain harmful chemicals and deadly bacteria.

Time is running out for tourism and leisure businesses to put their names forward for a regional industry awards.

A disqualified motorist who was driving without insurance tried to avoid police when he saw a marked force car coming towards him.

Have you ever thought you could do a better job than someone else? One man from Ipswich thought so - and he’s written the book on how to get the job you really want, no matter what it is.

The staff and residents at a Felixstowe nursing home have been left in limbo after the company suddenly went into liquidation.

It’s been a rather chilly night across Suffolk and north-Essex with temperatures hovering just above freezing in the twilight hours but what can we expect going forward?

More than 400 runners took to Felixstowe prom this morning to take on a 10 mile race along the seafront. Can you spot yourself in our gallery?

A kind, family-focused Suffolk mum who died aged just 38 is being remembered at a fundraising ball in her name.

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