Emily Townsend

Senior reporter

An Ipswich mum has raised concerns at a "lack of communication" from medical staff after her newborn baby son died at Ipswich Hospital at just over a day old.

A three-day inquest is due to begin today into the death of a one-day-old baby.

Major development proposals understood to include a hotel, multi-storey car park and offices in Ipswich could potentially see the Sir Bobby Robson statue moved, it has emerged.

A Manningtree father has fulfilled a lifelong dream of opening his own gym - nearly two years after a gruelling immigration battle saw his wife threatened with deportation.

Police have provisionally identified the remains of a man found near Sudbury as belonging to 52-year-old Jeremy Sparks, who was reported missing in July 2007.

The father of a Suffolk teenager who died from anorexia has said a "gloating" email sent by an NHS manager echoes how another trust handled his daughter's case.

Criticism is mounting against a Suffolk hospital after several more families came forward with "worrying accounts" about their relatives' care.

Children with severe eating disorders aren't being seen quickly enough - with fewer than two in 10 urgent cases in Ipswich and east Suffolk being seen within a week.

There are delays on the A140 this afternoon after a lorry broke down.

An investigation has been launched after human remains were found on the Suffolk/Essex border.

Several caravans have pitched up near Aldi at Martlesham Heath.

A woman has been taken to hospital with back injuries after a multi-vehicle crash in Sudbury.

A motorist has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A14 near Newmarket.

Police are warning drivers of delays due to muddy conditions on the A12 near Saxmundham.

About one in four patients are waiting more than two months to start cancer treatment at Suffolk's biggest NHS trust, it has emerged.

Two of Ipswich's biggest sporting events are returning to the Waterfront and Ipswich Town Football Club this summer - and runners are being encouraged to snap up their places as entries open for 2020.

Almost four in 10 primary school pupils in Suffolk are struggling to reach expected standards in reading, writing and maths, it has emerged.

Icy weather is on its way to Suffolk and north Essex - with parts of East Anglia set to endure plunging temperatures of as low as -5C.

Police remain at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Foxhall Road near Ipswich, which has seen a man taken to hospital.

Police want the public's help in tracing a 47-year-old man who has been missing from his Suffolk home since the start of January.

There are long queues on the A12 southbound this afternoon after a car with smashed windscreen stopped in the carriageway.

The mother of a 21-year-old fashion student who killed himself after being released from a mental health hospital is "astonished" that Suffolk's mental health trust has been kept in 'special measures' for so long.

The struggling mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk remains in special measures - despite a watchdog lifting it from the lowest possible rating of 'inadequate' to 'requires improvement' in a new inspection report.

Health secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to support Norfolk and Suffolk's struggling mental health trust and bring it out of special measures.

Families, parents and carers angry at the state of children and young adult mental health services in Suffolk have penned a letter to health secretary Matt Hancock demanding urgent change.

There has been a spike in babies - including newborns - being taken into care in Suffolk over the last year, it has been revealed.

Forensic officers have been carrying out investigations at an Ipswich house after a man suffered a puncture wound in a "targeted" attack.

High winds with gusts of up to 60mph are expected to batter Suffolk this week - and Highways England chiefs say if they are strong enough, the Orwell Bridge may have to close.

Major roadworks projects booked for this week could spark disruption for Suffolk and Essex motorists, on routes such as the A14 and A12.

Gifts offered to Suffolk police officers in recent years have been revealed - with a signed photograph of Cradle of Filth singer Dani Filth worth just £5 among the more unusual items.

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