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MPs in Suffolk and Essex are pressing Greater Anglia and Network Rail for answers after repairs to a cracked track caused severe disruption on the line to London this week.

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Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has described the third stabbing in the town in the last two weeks as ‘tragic and frightening’.

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Ipswich’s MP Sandy Martin says police, councils and the community need to work together to stamp out knife crime in Ipswich.

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Before a momentous week in the House of Commons, Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT analyses the potential fallout of the Brexit votes

Theresa May

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has asked the prime minister what is being done to stop the spike in violence on our streets in the wake of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens’ murder.

Theresa May

The true impact of the national breast screening scandal in Suffolk and north Essex has been revealed.

Sandy Martin

Five people remain in custody this morning following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Ipswich.

David Ellesmere

A Suffolk council which came under fire after investing millions from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.

Sandy Martin

Roadworks set to disrupt one of Ipswich’s key routes kick off today, as motorists are bracing themselves for six months of travel misery.

Ipswich

Ipswich’s MP has called on police to ‘beef up’ resources as violent crime becomes a ‘serious issue’ for the town.

David Ellesmere

Fresh calls have been made for private security to be reinstated in Christchurch Park during the summer months after several memorial trees in the park were destroyed on Friday night.

Tim Passmore

A campaign to protect assistance dogs on the streets of Ipswich has been launched – following a series of nasty attacks on guide dogs in the town.

Sandy Martin

Little ships involved in rescuing soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk added a splash of colour to Ipswich Waterfront this weekend.

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Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has backed the NSPCC’s call for more funding for Childline - as record numbers seek help for suicidal thoughts.

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Home Office staff are hoping to speak to former Ipswich Mayor Inga Lockington as soon as possible to try to ensure that her path to British citizenship is smoothed.

Sandy Martin

Former Ipswich mayor Inga Lockington has had her application for British citizenship turned down by the Home Office – because officials will not accept that she is a UK resident!

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Prince Edward joined the groups at the new HQ for Birketts on Princes Street.

Sandy Martin

Developers met dignitaries atop Ipswich’s until-recently abandoned ‘Winerack’ building to celebrate the unblocking of a stalled regeneration project.

David Ellesmere

An extra 330 staff are to be recruited for the region’s ambulance service as part of a multi-million pound boost to help it cope with rapidly rising demand.

Sandy Martin

Ipswich has today formally submitted a bid to be the home of one of Channel Four’s “creative hubs” developing programmes for the national broadcaster.

Terry Hunt

The Earl of Wessex is visiting Ipswich tomorrow to meet Suffolk charities working to give young people “the brightest possible future”.

Sarah Barber

Poor average journey times on the region’s key routes has led to business chiefs calling for a “fit for purpose” road network to tackle congestion.

Sandy Martin

A string of Ipswich businesses who suffered from weeks of overrunning roadworks last year were left fuming again after a blunder by contractors closed the road unnecessarily this morning.

Sandy Martin

“Radical solutions” are needed to tackle Ipswich’s congestion crisis, the town’s MP has said, as new figures reveal traffic issues alone cost the local economy £17million per year.

David Ellesmere

A senior Labour MP has called for better representation of women in politics during an address in Ipswich on Sunday.

Sandy Martin

A rail union has welcomed a parliamentary motion calling for Greater Anglia to settle the long-running guards dispute.

Sandy Martin

New mental health beds for children and young people are set to open in the region after a review found current services were not enough.

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Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has described the government’s treatment of long-term African-Caribbean migrants as ‘monstrous’ - comparing it to the attitudes of Enoch Powell.

Sandy Martin

Fresh questions have been raised over roadwork planning in Ipswich, after MP Sandy Martin said that he has “never seen it so bad”.

Sandy Martin

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has called for managers of the region’s mental health trust to be replaced after news emerged about vital bed closures.

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