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More than 1,700 people will be running through Ipswich this evening – here are the key details for those taking part and going along to cheer them on.

One of the Guardian’s top festival picks, FolkEast returns to Glemham Hall today. We sat down with organisers Becky and John Marshall-Potter.

Health bosses are warning people to stay healthy and look after themselves during this year’s V Festival.

Don’t let travelling to the festival cause you stress, check out our how to get there guide so your journey goes smoothly.

A new Halloween event is creeping into Ipswich this year in support of a local hospice charity.

Are you stuck for ideas on what to do this weekend? Get some inspiration from our list of activities around Suffolk and north Essex from Friday, August 18, to Sunday, August 20.

Hylands Park in Chelmsford will be full of festival goers this weekend but when will your favourites acts take to the stage.

Drivers are warned to expect delays next weekend as thousands of festival-goers find their way to Chelmsford’s Hylands Park.

The festival you have all been waiting for takes place next weekend. But before you get carried away with packing make sure you have a read of the fire service tips to keep you safe.

Are you looking to get your fix of adrenaline rushes this summer? Take a look at our list of activities that will not disappoint.

The Triangle Ipswich Motorcycle club held a 50 mile charity bike run to raise money for Bike Active, a charity that specialises in providing cycling for adults with a wide range of disabilities.

Armoured knights wielding swords and clubs will battle for glory in a series of fierce melees at a Suffolk castle this weekend.

Watch our quick check list video so you can make sure you pack all the essentials.

The owners of the new Ipswich Escape Rooms which opened last week have said they are thrilled with the feedback it has had after soaring bookings have meant it is almost full for this month.

With up to 60,000 people anticipated to attend V Festival, Essex Police has told festival goers to keep themselves and their property safe.

Are you looking for things to keep the family entertained this weekend? Then look no further as here are eight things being held in Suffolk and north Essex from Friday, August 11, to Sunday, August 13.

Active youngsters enjoying the school holidays were able to escape the wet weather yesterday with an archery morning at Northgate Sports Centre in Ipswich.

From dodgeball and jailbreak to capture the flag and frizbee – adults in Ipswich can take a step back in time and play their favourite school playground games in a social space this weekend.

A summer holiday craze has brought visitors flocking to the Suffolk seaside, transforming beaches into a huge collaborative art exhibition.

With the summer break officially here, children and grandchildren are looking for entertainment. Here are 25 places to go in Norfolk and Suffolk to keep the family happy - and your purse-strings too. Although of course they could just play in the garden like we used to do!

One of the country’s leading television series has turned to Lowestoft in its hunt for the nation’s most talented individuals.

Ipswich’s first dedicated live escape room has opened – with the first week of sessions nearly fully booked.

From Harry Potter, to castle tours, we have some ideas of what to do to keep children entertained this weekend.

It wouldn’t be the summer holidays if you didn’t get caught out by the rain, but families braved the showers today to enjoy a Movie Family Fun Day at Holywells Park in Ipswich.

Homebrewers are invited to take part in an Ipswich-based brewery’s competition.

A major sheepdog trials brought to Suffolk for the first time has been hailed a success.

Have you been nominated for best dressed or most original arrival? Find out here!

Truly authentic and stunningly realistic Bill Lennon captured the sounds and music of Nobel Peace Prize winner Bob Dylan.

Families with a love of history have ample opportunity to delve into the past and explore the two counties’ heritage during the long school summer holidays. Here are 10 of the best attractions.

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