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Commuters have faced more rail misery this evening after a fire led to delays and cancellations on the region’s mainline.

Network Rail

A Suffolk town’s inaugural food and drink festival has been declared a “resounding success” after more than 3,500 visitors enjoyed a day of gastronomic celebrations.


A person has died after being struck by a train on a Suffolk railway line last night.

British Transport Police

Scott Chaplin is excited to ‘come back to where he started’ after returning to Stowmarket Town, writes Alex Moss.

Stowmarket Town

Athletics correspondent CARL MARSTON highlights some terrific results for Suffolk athletes at the English U-23/U-20 Champs and Anglian Schools Champs

United Kingdom

Find out which summer weekends you can travel all the way to London by train from Ipswich, Stowmarket, Diss and Norwich.

Greater Anglia

Shoppers have expressed sadness at hearing that budget retailer Poundworld is the latest chain to enter administration.


Children at a Stowmarket school enjoyed their very own version of the Oxbridge Boat Race this month – competing in a unique rowing challenge.


Rail services between Stowmarket and Norwich were disrupted today due to a signalling fault.

Greater Anglia

Clothing supplier Touchline signs up to support The Mix, Stowmarket


A Suffolk rehabilitation centre has celebrated 20 years of service helping people recover from acquired brain injuries.


Suffolk trio The Kettle Girls are performing a show in aid of The Ipswich Hospital Blossom Appeal and Cancer Research.


Commuters travelling by train between Norwich and London faced serious delays today due to signalling problems.


Ipswich and District Indoor Bowling Club marks new outdoor season with


A Suffolk food manufacturer says it will be making a concerted effort to get more women to take up manufacturing and engineering roles in a bid to bridge the gender pay gap in the sector.


Commercial vehicle dealership chain TruckEast has reported increased annual profits, despite a slight dip in revenue amid a broadly flat UK market.

United Kingdom

Celebrations of World Theatre Day gave the perfect cue to put East Anglia’s unique theatrical heritage in the spotlight. Which venues are your favourites?


Cyclists who want to find something unusual when they hire a bike from a Greater Anglia station can now download a new guide to strange destinations!


East Anglia is as attractive to readers as it is to writers, with a busy calendar of literary events, many drawing in big name authors and guest speakers. Here’s our pick of this year’s events.

BBC Radio

A Suffolk animal charity has benefited from a donation of nearly £2,000 from a business centre in the county.


The Fall’s Mark E Smith has died at the age of 60.


Commuters using Greater Anglia trains in Suffolk and Essex are facing further disruption after the region’s rail network was brought to its knees by yesterday’s storm.

Network Rail

A number of roads and rail lines remain closed in the aftermath of Storm David - here is a rundown of where to avoid on your trip home.


East Anglia’s rail services faced a day of chaos as the morning storm brought trees down across several routes.


A former UKIP county councillor and parliamentary candidate is understood to have been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife in Stowmarket.

Dan Poulter

Neighbours have reacted to the arrest of a man on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Stowmarket last night.


Rail commuters continue to face disruption in the region this morning despite overhead wire problems between Ipswich and Norwich being repaired. List of cancellations below.

Network Rail

A Suffolk malt business has appointed a new managing director as its current boss steps down after 11 years in the role.

United States

The junior boys’ event provided the most exciting race of the day, at the Suffolk County Schools Series A Cross Country Championships, with a mere one second splitting the top three in a thrilling finish at Culford School.

Suffolk New College

A dog attack victim scarred for life by an out-of-control Rottweiler in Suffolk is calling on owners to think twice when letting their pets off the lead.

Suffolk police

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