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An NHS Trust is putting together plans for its new multi-million pound orthopaedic centre - but is not yet indicating whether it will open in Ipswich or Colchester.

A trendy shoe shop chain is the latest store to close its doors in Ipswich - as it is revealed there are more than 100 shop units currently empty in the town.

Suffolk's Brexit business advisers have briefed the county's public sector leaders on their strategy as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

Suffolk's last remaining magistrates' court needs updating or replacing to make it fit for purpose, the county's crime chief has warned.

Childhood obesity was top of the agenda at Suffolk's Health and Wellbeing Board yesterday - as it was revealed more than 3,400 children between the age of two and 16 in Suffolk are 'severely obese'.

The full council voted to approve plans for the partnerships, which are expected to be up and running early next year.

Every council in Suffolk bar one charge more than the national average for brown bin collections, it has been revealed.

A popular bakery in the heart of Woodbridge has announced a new venture with a local business - which could be opening early next year.

Plans for 42 homes in Somersham are set to get the rubber stamp by Mid Suffolk Council next week despite objections from the community.

Suffolk County Council has unanimously approved its joint response to the Sizewell C stage four consultation - but said it was disappointed questions over key issues remain unanswered.

Plans to transform Woodbridge's Cake Shop Bakery and Fire Station Coffee Shop into a 'food hub' are set to get the green light from East Suffolk Council next week.

Ipswich is now above the national and regional average for overweight and obese children in year 6, it can be revealed.

Plans for two blocks of flats and the redevelopment of the former Defiance pub site in Ipswich are set to be approved.

Ipswich Borough Council is set to give the green light to its new taxi licencing policy - which would set a maximum age on vehicles to combat harmful emissions.

A man in his 50s has died following a crash near Marks Tey railway station.

Firefighters have spent more than 24 hours tackling a 50-acre field blaze which broke out on the outskirts of Ipswich.

The deadline for Stars of Suffolk Awards nominations is fast approaching - but there's still time to put forward someone you think deserves special recognition for making Suffolk a better place to live.

A councillor is set to speak with police officers covering her ward after a group of children were accosted in her ward by a man reportedly wearing a pig mask in Ipswich.

The probation service in Suffolk and Norfolk is not supervising offenders effectively - with its case management deemed 'unacceptably poor' - according to inspectors.

A woman has been attacked by a dog in Ipswich - pulling off some of her clothing as it jumped at her.

A sinkhole has opened up in Holbrook near Ipswich - closing the road to traffic.

Keep up to date with all the breaking travel, crime and weather from across Suffolk and Essex with our live blog today.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following reports a woman was attacked at a property in Lowestoft.

Passengers are facing delays on the rails today after a vehicle struck a bridge close between London Liverpool Street and Bethnal Green.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a woman in her 40s grabbed from behind and assaulted.

The world's largest container ship - MSC Gulsun - has arrived at the Port of Felixstowe.

The finishing touches have been made to the Ipswich foodbank charity's new headquarters - thanks to an army of dedicated volunteers.

Firefighter numbers in Suffolk and Essex have reduced drastically over the last ten years, the Fire Brigades Union has revealed.

An MP has renewed her call to break up the region's ambulance service into two or three smaller organisations.

The mother of a nursery teacher who died suddenly from a rare undiagnosed heart condition almost ten years ago has spoken of her daughter's lifesaving legacy.

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