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There is a “constant risk” that bird flu may arrive in the UK from continental Europe, although it currently remains free of the disease, experts have warned.

United Kingdom

An Ipswich band from the 1990s which reformed for a one off show in April after its bass player was diagnosed with cancer is reforming for a second time for charity.

st elizabeth hospice

The county’s unsung community heroes were celebrated yesterday at the British Empire Medal (BEM) Investiture ceremony held by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk.

Terry Hunt

Ipswich Town midfielder Flynn Downes has been included in the England Under 19 squad for three European Championship qualifying games during the international break.

Tristan Nydam

Budget airline Ryanair will suffer a 25 million euro (£22 million) blow in the wake of its flight cancellation fiasco, but has still bolstered half-year profits by 11%.

European Union

Thousands raised a stein and yelled a collective ‘prost!’ in celebration of Oktoberfest.


The autumn half term is approaching as quick as the leaves are falling, so make sure you’re one step ahead and get your days planned with our guide.


Daniel Farke has warned Norwich City they will have to fight fire with fire to match ‘aggressive’ Ipswich Town in Sunday’s Championship derby.

Mick McCarthy

Last Saturday marked the 13th anniversary of Parkrun, a running fever that has swept the country and has been going from strength-to-strength in Suffolk and Essex.

United Kingdom

A family who fell in love with Suffolk are leaving the county “heartbroken” because they feel threatened after the Brexit vote.

European Union

Archaeologists are unearthing the secrets of our past, before a modern engineering feat arrives to change the future.

Suffolk County Council

East Anglian darts rivals Peter Wright and Mervyn King will battle it out for a place in the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix in Dublin tonight, writes Alex Moss.


The outstanding bravery of a 96-year-old Ipswich man selected to join a secret unit formed by Winston Churchill during the Second World War has been honoured by the Norwegian government.


Test your knowledge of Suffolk and European towns that are twinned together in our quiz.


Ipswich Town are still waiting to find out whether Emyr Huws will require surgery on his Achilles, while skipper Luke Chambers could be out longer than first feared with his ankle injury.

Adam Webster

Ryanair is to add five new routes to its summer schedule at Stansted next year, bring the number of destinations served by the low-cost carrier from the airport to 144.

European Union

Oh Happy Day, the Sister Act Live Choir is coming to Ipswich with a special cinema screening of the hit Whoopi Goldberg movie.


Flynn Downes and Tristan Nydam have been rewarded for their strong starts to Ipswich Town’s season, with call-ups to the England Under-19 squad, ahead of the forthcoming games against Poland and Germany.

Tristan Nydam

A man wanted in connection with one of Suffolk’s longest-running unsolved murder cases is no longer being sought, detectives have said.

Suffolk police

This year marked the 200th anniversary of the invention of the rollercoaster, with the first opening in 1817.


A Suffolk family is preparing for a poignant cycle trip around northern Germany to raise funds for the St Elizabeth Hospice in memory of a much-loved nurse who died earlier this year.


Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in a contamination scare have been distributed to Britain, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said. Millions have been taken off supermarket shelves. See a full list here.


How good is your geography? Can you find Germany, Portugal or Slovakia on a map?


Ivan Rooke still owns the Morris Eight that took him on some great journeys and adventures but it’s now laid up in his shed.

My First Car

An animal feed firm is celebrating a move to new premises.

United Kingdom

At times it’s easy for the Snape Proms to be overshadowed by its grander, older sibling The Aldeburgh Festival, but, whereas the Festival reaches out to an international audience, the Snape Proms is more about providing the people of Suffolk with a diverse programme of music created by some of the world’s leading musicians.

BBC Radio

World League semi-finals: England 1 USA 1: USA won the shoot-out


A convicted paedophile who abducted a girl from the Ipswich area and had sex with her after meeting her on a messaging app has been jailed for nine years.

Rupert Overbury

A convicted paedophile who groomed, abducted, and had sex with a girl while under a sexual offences prevention order (SOPO) is likely to be given a long prison sentence tomorrow.

Ipswich Crown Court

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell played most of the match as England Under-19s won the European Championships title with a 2-1 final win over Portugal, in Georgia, on Saturday.

Andre Dozzell

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