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Children in Suffolk who grow up in areas that have the greatest literacy challenges are also likely to live much shorter lives than their peers, the first study of its kind has shown.

Jonathan Douglas

Highways bosses have insisted their refusal to keep a single lane open during a long-running east Suffolk road closure was in the interests of safety and a speedy resolution.

Suffolk County Council

A large quantity of cigarettes have been stolen after a burglary at a convenience store in east Suffolk.

Suffolk police

Extended working hours are hoped to have reduced a long-running and much opposed road closure in east Suffolk by nearly a month.

Suffolk County Council

History enthusiasts have only three more weeks to visit the Bayeux Tapestry mosaic at Melton before it leaves Suffolk and heads for its next stop on its tour around Britain.

United Kingdom

Options are being considered to provide help for town centre businesses that have seen trade drop in Woodbridge since a major road closure was put in place.

Suffolk County Council

Half-term seems to come round quicker every year but don’t worry, we’ve some ideas on how to keep the kids happy from medieval mayhem and monsters to magic shows and outdoor skullduggery.

Sudbury

Ward boundaries for the new East Suffolk Council that will replace Waveney and Suffolk Coastal from May 2019 are currently under consideration by the local government Boundary Commission.

Melton

High winds have brought down overhead power cables leaving homes in many Suffolk and Essex communities without electricity.

UK Power Networks

Five drink and drug-drivers have been banned from the road after being caught over the limit.

Tesco

A business owner from Woodbridge says her shop saw a 20% drop in trade due to the closure of Woods Lane in Melton before Christmas - and is keen to let people know that the town is ‘still open for business’.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Drivers are thought to have suffered possible injuries after a crash which caused delays on the A12 this afternoon.

Suffolk police

Double road closures are said to have brought “havoc” to a Suffolk town with gridlocked country lanes and missed doctors’ appointments.

Melton

If one of your resolutions for the New Year was to kickstart an exercise regime, but the thought of soullessly plodding away the miles on a treadmill next to someone doing the same fills you with dread, Mark Edwards has some ideas that put the fun back into fitness in 2018

University of East Anglia

A spate of burglaries in Ipswich and east Suffolk has prompted warnings for communities to be vigilant as police investigate whether the break-ins may be linked.

Suffolk police

Homes and businesses in east Suffolk are bracing themselves for the second phase of a major road closure which has been criticised for the widespread disruption it has already brought.

Melton

The second phase of the Riduna Park commercial development at Melton, near Woodbridge, has reached a key stage in its construction.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

New car spaces in east Suffolk are being marketed for £20,000-£45,000 – reigniting debates on parking and affordability.

United Kingdom

Do you run out of things to do at the weekend? Check out our guide for inspiration, here is what’s happening on December 9 and 10.

Melton

The Christmas lights in Ipswich were switched on last night, November 16 - we asked people in the town what they thought of the switch-on.

Sarah Barber

Hundreds got into the Christmas spirit last night as Ipswich switched on its spectacular Christmas lights.

Sarah Barber

Fears the closure of a major Suffolk road would bring widespread disruption have been realised, according to a poll.

Suffolk County Council

A Suffolk MP has been accused of failing to support her constituents over a controversial road closure.

Therese Coffey

A Remembrance Day service was marred by the discovery that thieves had stripped lead from the roof of a village church, causing inestimable damage.

Daily Times

Communities in east Suffolk have been urged to remain vigilant after lead thieves struck at two prominent buildings in recent weeks.

Suffolk police

A controversial road closure in Melton that residents feared could disrupt ‘thousands of lives’ began at 6am today.

Melton

Housing developers have agreed to consider working around the clock to minimise disruption from a fiercely opposed road closure, which gets underway in east Suffolk on Monday.

High Court

Housing developers were last night accused of potentially ‘ruining lives and business’ with the planned four-month closure of a ‘major arterial road’.

High Court

Housing developers will host a four-hour ‘drop-in’ meeting to discuss the closure of a road in Melton today.

Melton

A public inquiry will decide if planning chiefs were right to scrap proposals for housing and a nursing home near Woodbridge.

Melton

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