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Adam Howlett

Suffolk’s primary schools have seen a boost in their Key Stage 2 results - although the county is still behind the national average.

A powerhouse supermum from Melton has been crowned the World’s Strongest Woman – having only taken up the sport three-and-a-half years ago.

A £750,000 revamp of St Peters Wharf on Ipswich Waterfront has been announced – with work set to kick off in January.

A second man has been charged in connection with a robbery where suspects barged into an elderly man’s home, threatened him with a knife and forced him to withdraw money from a cashpoint.

Police have been called to three overnight ram raids at shops in Ipswich, Combs Ford and Brantham.

Greater Anglia will no longer apply charges to cash found in lost wallets and purses after a teenager’s complaint to the firm sparked national outrage.

A man banned from driving for causing a crash which killed his best friend was caught driving again just months after he was disqualified.

Highways England has confirmed the A14 between Nacton and Seven Hills is now fully open to traffic after a day of chaos on the roads.

A stretch of the eastbound A14 from Nacton (J57) to Sevenhills (J58) remains closed - but the Orwell bridge is open.

Police have attended a crash in Felixstowe involving two cars.

Police have been called to the scene of a crash at a roundabout close to the Morrisons supermarket in Felixstowe.

Suffolk has woken to a layer of frost this morning - but it is set to be a fine and dry for the rest of the day.

More than 60,000 children in Suffolk have not seen a dentist in the last 12 months, new figures have revealed.

An Ipswich county councillor is asking the community what they think should happen to the Anglesea Road traffic island after receiving complaints of traffic problems in the area.

The Surviving Winter campaign has had its best opening month - with more that £65,000 pledged already towards keeping the most vulnerable of our community warm through winter.

Police have found a 17-year-old woman from Ipswich who was reported missing earlier today.

Ipswich’s 5k Santa Run has been postponed due to fears over the safety of its inflatable obstacles in the weekend’s forecasted high winds.

A woman has spoke of her heartbreak after three of her beloved cats were poisoned in Great Blakenham over the course of a week.

A spectacular illuminated street act entertained crowds at Ipswich’s Cornhill last night.

Ipswich’s Christmas Tree festival has opened for its ninth year - with almost 120 festive spruces on display.

Neighbours described seeing huge flames and thick smoke as fire crews battled a house blaze in Ipswich – after receiving reports of an explosion.

Staff and students at Chantry Academy in Ipswich are celebrating after earning a ‘good’ grade from Ofsted - its second rise in rating in three years.

Scores of demonstrators took to the streets in Felixstowe yesterday to protest a proposal to transform 300 acres of nearby farmland into a business park.

Children’s author Nick Butterworth - who is best known for his Percy the Park Keeper books - has visited two Suffolk primary schools to spread his love of reading and writing.

A quiz night has pushed the Port of Ipswich’s fund-raising pot for St Elizabeth Hospice to £12,000.

A group of young tennis players were given a special behind the scenes tour of the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) National Tennis Centre in London - even playing a few games next to British number one Johanna Konta.

Tenants of Ipswich’s Waterfront have come together to brainstorm ideas for raising the profile of the area – and to address concerns over parking and street lighting.

More than half of lonely adults in Suffolk and Norfolk fear no one would notice if something happened to them, a study has revealed.

Kesgrave Community Centre is preparing to host a ‘fabulously festive’ shopping experience on Friday.

Emergency services have been called to Franciscan Way in Ipswich after a sudden death in the area.

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