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Emily Townsend

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Nearly three times as many people have been killed on Suffolk's roads in the first half of 2019 than in the same period last year, it has emerged.

Driving Instructors in Suffolk have raised concerns after a string of practical tests were cancelled in the Ipswich area.

Passengers reported chaos on Greater Anglia services this afternoon after a police incident disrupted services through Bury St Edmunds.

Parents across Suffolk and north Essex are receiving their children's eagerly-awaited KS2 SATs results today.

Experts investigating an outbreak of a deadly infection in Essex say it is not linked to two earlier cases identified in the south of the county.

He was once dubbed Supercop after clocking up more than 1,000 arrests in 18 months - but now former Suffolk police sergeant Ali Livingstone has revealed why he walked away from the job he loved.

The chief executive of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals has explained why he described north east Essex as one of the most "homophobic and racist" places in the country.

A Suffolk family fighting to stop the closure of an Ipswich mental health unit have warned "people will suffer" if vital inpatient beds are shut.

Inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities at an Ipswich-based mental health unit are due to close, it has emerged.

A woman who died in a crash in Ipswich this morning is being named by police as 57-year-old Angela Last.

Vulnerable youngsters are being "failed by the system", a parent group is warning after a watchdog identified disparities in children's mental health provision across Suffolk and Norfolk.

If you're watching Wimbledon this year, look out for Suffolk's Wendy Smith - who has been officiating at the tennis tournament since 1982.

Developers have spelled out their vision for a new drive-through restaurant, petrol station and shop near the A14 at Wherstead.

The search for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague is the most expensive investigation Suffolk police has carried out in the last 10 years, it has been revealed.

A Colchester man treated for a rare bacterial infection is urging others to visit their doctor before it is too late after 12 people died in an outbreak of Strep A in Essex.

A professional dog-sitter from Ipswich is being hailed a hero after her quick-thinking actions helped to save a family pet's life.

Staff battling an outbreak of a deadly infection in Essex have been given antibiotics as efforts are stepped up to stop it from spreading.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran 'relished' his time filming an advert for his beloved Heinz ketchup, new behind-the-scenes footage reveals.

Campaigners are warning that mental health services in Suffolk and Norfolk are in "meltdown" after a unit caring for people with learning disabilities was temporarily unable to admit new patients.

One of Ipswich's oldest buildings - in the heart of the town centre - could be given a new lease of life as a tattoo parlour and art studio if new plans get the green light.

Knife crime campaigners in Ipswich want metal detectors and security guards rolled out at all schools in Suffolk to crack down on violence and "save more lives".

Suffolk's biggest water park - Aqua Park Suffolk - is returning to Alton Water near Ipswich in summer 2019.

The police officer first on the scene when a 26-year-old musician was found "barely breathing" initially feared he had been robbed, an inquest heard.

A suspected terrorist has claimed he was placed in a four bedroom house in the "nicest part of Ipswich" under a government monitoring program.

Ambulance bosses say the cost of leasing cars to staff is going down - despite Jaguars, a BMW X5, sport model Audis and Land Rovers being among vehicles driven.

It is nearly two decades since this brave dad put his own life at risk to save his daughter's - and now the pair are sharing their story to inspire hope in others.

The first ever recipients of a new honour recognising Suffolk's most outstanding people have been named.

An 18-year-old man is fighting for his life and another teenager is being questioned by police after a crash in Great Bromley near Colchester.

The closure of a north Essex village's only post office has been met with sadness and frustration.

A couple visiting Ipswich from Doncaster left the town with more than they bargained for after being slapped with an £100 parking fine.

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