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The Christmas lights are up, and on, all over Ipswich. The Bury Christmas Fayre starts today. So the festive season has well and truly started.

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MPs were divided along party lines over the likely impact of the Budget on the lives of their constituents.

Jo Churchill

Officials in Ipswich have hit back at claims that the town’s car parks are too expensive after the spotlight was shone on the most expensive park in the town – which is also one of the smallest.

Bryony Rudkin

Wildlife film-maker Saba Douglas-Hamilton talks about how motherhood reinvigorated her conservation passion and the challenges the planet’s facing ahead of talks in the region.


Train services passing through Needham Market were disrupted tonight after a vehicle hit a rail bridge.

British Transport Police

Organisers of a game developers conference in Ipswich hope the event will help establish the business sector in the town.

University of Suffolk

Cambridge-based logistics group James Dolan has made its second acquisition in Suffolk in 18 months with the purchase of Dooley Rumble.


Greater Anglia passengers have had a chance to get a 3D virtual reality look at the three types of new trains to be introduced between 2019 and 2020.


London 2 North East

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Ipswich managed their first away win of the season in what was a rather dour affair at Cambridge-based Cantabs.


Roadworks for the coming week will bring full and partial closures to major roads in Suffolk and Essex including the A14, A12. A11 and A120. Here is the full list, announced by Highways England for November 13-19.

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The most famous steam engine in the world delighted thousands of fans when it visited East Anglia on Saturday – but the Flying Scotsman almost didn’t make the trip again!

British Transport Police

The inspiring finalists of the Stars of Suffolk awards gathered last night for a glittering ceremony at Trinity Park, near Ipswich.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Lee Nelson - aka world famous prankster Simon Brodkin - has stolen the spotlight from Kanye West and British Prime Minister Theresa May among others. The only stage he’s invading this time is his own with new stand-up tour Serious Joker.

Theresa May

One of the fastest thinking comics around, Jason Byrne is revealing the method behind his madness with new show The Man With Three Brains.


With Flying Scotsman due to visit Suffolk on Saturday at the front of a railtour from Norwich, tour organisers and the police are urging people not put themselves at risk to see the world-famous locomotive.

British Transport Police

Trains to and from Ipswich and Colchester have been disrupted this morning following overrunning enginneering work near Marks Tey.


The impact of Brexit may be felt in Suffolk because of the difficulty in finding enough people for skilled jobs once the UK leaves the EU according to a new report.

Colin Noble

A Suffolk grandmother with a history of burning herself was found engulfed in flames on a mental health ward after she set herself on fire with a cigarette lighter in her handbag, an inquest heard.


The world’s best-known locomotive will be in action between Norwich and Ipswich this weekend after last month’s trip was postponed after a fault developed.

British Transport Police

With the next 48-hour strike by Greater Anglia train guards due to start on Wednesday morning, the company still does not know what services it will be able to run.

Greater Anglia

More families could get one of their preferred secondary schools if they were able to list more choices when applying for places, research has found. Should it therefore increase in Suffolk?

Suffolk County Council

Synth-pop pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are back with their 13th studio album, The Punishment of Luxury. We caught up with Andy McCluskey ahead of their Southend, Ipswich and Cambridge gigs.

Donald Trump

A man has been charged following a serious collision which left a woman with life-threatening injuries.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

The harsh reality of the postcode lottery faced by couples in England struggling to conceive has been laid bare by a campaign group.

Ipswich Hospital

John Norman’s look at the history of our major highways suggests it’s not long before they fill up

John Norman

Rail services between Ipswich and Cambridge are facing disruption tonight due to a faulty freight train.

Network Rail

Sofie Hagen’s back and she’s angry. Perhaps for the very first time.


Pascal Canevet, chef patron of award-winning restaurant Maison Bleue, sings the praises of East Anglia’s produce and the two women who inspire him every day

Bobby Robson

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital today after a car crashed into a house in Great Blakenham, near Ipswich, last night.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

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