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Emily Townsend

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The heartbroken family of a "beautiful, bubbly" 30-year-old from Suffolk who they described as the "sparkle in the room" are leading tributes to their much-loved daughter, girlfriend, sister and auntie.

A psychiatrist working at the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been suspended after a tribunal found his behaviour amounted to misconduct.

The most expensive railway station car parks outside London have been revealed - and Ipswich is ranked in the top 20.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has claimed St Francis Tower, home to hundreds of people, is "no longer fit for habitation" during a debate on the Grenfell disaster in Parliament today.

La Tour Cycle Café - one of Ipswich's most popular eateries and community venues on the town's Waterfront - is closing.

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff is waltzing into Bury St Edmunds in 2020 - and she's bringing former Dancing on Ice winner Jake Quickenden with her.

People living on a Suffolk housing estate have expressed their shock and concern at an "escalation of violence" after a stabbing left a man in his 20s fighting for his life.

One in nine school pupils in Suffolk repeatedly miss classes, it has emerged.

The search for a 46-year-old man who went missing from his home in Wangford, Suffolk, has intensified.

The A14 Orwell Bridge has reopened after a police incident closed the westbound carriageway.

Pictures have emerged of a car that appears to have crashed into bollards outside a row of shops in Ravenswood, Ipswich.

An NHS psychiatrist currently working at Suffolk's mental health trust is facing allegations of sexual misconduct towards five female colleagues in Portsmouth, it has been revealed.

Highways England have announced a number of planned roadworks in Suffolk and north Essex this week, including on the A14 and A12.

A man in his 20s was stabbed during a fight with four or five men in a car park outside a pub on the Moreton Hall estate in Bury St Edmunds, police have confirmed.

Police investigating a sexual assault in Ipswich have released a man under investigation.

There is a heavy police presence on the Moreton Hall estate in Bury St Edmunds this morning after reports of a stabbing.

Police in Essex are continuing to question four people over the deaths of 39 migrants whose bodies were found inside a lorry in Grays.

A Suffolk nurse caught drink-driving twice in three years has been suspended after a tribunal panel found she had been dishonest.

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police after a chase in Bury St Edmunds overnight.

Strong winds with gusts of up to 40mph are due to batter Suffolk and north Essex today, but will the Orwell Bridge shut?

A nursery in Trimley St Mary near Felixstowe has been placed in special measures by Ofsted over concerns about children's safety, it has emerged.

Hospital patients have taken to social media to air their views on "teething problems" at the new urgent treatment centre next to Colchester Hospital's A&E.

Staff at a nursing home in Kesgrave, recently rated 'inadequate' by a health watchdog, have taken the unusual step to invite people in - and see conditions for themselves.

Fashion retailer Bonmarché - which has stores in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds - has collapsed into administration, putting almost 2,900 jobs at risk, administrators have said.

Police in Essex have been urged to improve their call handling procedures after 34-year-old Suzanne Brown, from Braintree, was killed by her partner in a "frenzied attack".

Updated Fire engulfs ground floor of cottage

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Firefighters tackled a blaze in the ground floor of a two-storey cottage in Bruisyard, near Saxmundham, this morning.

A huge excavator from Sizewell B is being escorted by police on major roads such as the A14 and A12 in Suffolk tomorrow.

A nursing home in Kesgrave is now in special measures after a watchdog published a damning assessment of its services.

Fire crews are currently working to remove a ring from a person's finger in Hadleigh.

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