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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

Rail commuters in Suffolk are warned that services this morning could depart earlier than scheduled due to “seasonal weather and the risk of leaf fall on the line”.


Crowds packed the newly-extended and refurbished play area on the Recreation Ground in Stowmarket to celebrate its official opening.

Mid Suffolk District Council

Rail commuters face a morning of disruption due to a signalling fault between Norwich and Stowmarket. Bus replacement services are being put in place and disruption is expected to last until lunchtime.

Greater Anglia

A signal fault is delaying Greater Anglia trains on the main line between Norwich and London this evening.

Network Rail

Exporters from Suffolk have taken part in round-table talks with International Trade Minister Mark Garnier to discuss how the Government can best help firms in exploring overseas sales opportunities.

Jo Churchill

Rail passengers travelling between Ipswich and Manningtree are facing delays and cancellations this evening.


The hard work and dedication of Suffolk’s carers was given centre stage last night at the second annual Suffolk Carer Awards.


A challenging construction project likened to a 3-D jigsaw puzzle has been completed by Suffolk-based pre-cast concrete specialist Poundfield Products in the North-East of England.

United Kingdom

Suffolk’s Gillian Allard has been crowned this year’s Sky Arts Master of Photography - snapping up a life-changing €150,000.


A care home based in Stowmarket has been rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Care Quality Commission

It’s name makes it sound a little ‘new age’ but hypnobirthing is becoming surprisingly mainstream and what’s more, say those in the know, it can take a lot of the pain away from giving birth. Suzanne Mildinhall, who trained as a hypnobirthing practitioner after using the technique during her daughter’s 2014 birth, told Sheena Grant more...

Sheena Grant

Suffolk concrete products manufacturer Poundfield has delivered the first batch of 250 bespoke sea wall panels for a major coastal defence scheme at Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.


More than a hundred people attended a Stowmarket church service to mark the end of the Falklands War 35 years ago.


The world’s first commercially successful self-propelled combine harvester features in a new DVD documentary created by a Suffolk agricultural journalist.

United Kingdom

Malt and malted ingredients company Muntons has posted increased annual profits despite “significant upheaval” following Britain’s vote for Brexit.

European Union

A teenager from Bury St Edmunds has thanked members of the public who backed her “passion project” and enabled her to record her debut album.

BBC Radio

Suffolk’s food producers insist the county’s growing reputation for top-quality produce will continue to flourish.

Suffolk Show

Rail users travelling between London Liverpool Street and stations in East Anglia are facing delays due to a signalling fault in London and a problem at level crossings on the line towards Norwich.

Network Rail

Bacton United ‘89 are excited to be playing at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium in the Suffolk Junior Cup Final on Tuesday, but manager Ryan Owens insists that will count for little if they are beaten by Oulton Broad.


Digital agency Orbital Media has added to a recent run of award wins with its most prestigious accolade yet.

United Kingdom

Tesco’s superstore in Bury St Edmunds has become the only place in the whole country where the company sells Silver Spoon granulated sugar – in a move that has been labelled a sweetener to local shoppers.


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