Michael Steward

A bronze sculpture of legendary jockey Lester Piggott has been unveiled at Newmarket's Rowley Mile racecourse.

Two people have been rescued after getting into difficulty in the water near Felixstowe Ferry.

A Suffolk country house hotel was spectacularly illuminated this week to mark the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week.

Residents in Suffolk are being warned over so-called "Nottingham Knockers" operating within the county.

Schools in Suffolk and Essex will see their budgets boosted next year following a cash injection from the Government - yet both counties remain among the lowest funded per pupil in the country.

Thousands of suspects are being released by police without any restrictions and potentially putting victims and the public in danger, it has been warned.

A £10million pledge to increase the number of officers carrying Tasers has been "cautiously welcomed" by the Suffolk police federation.

Three drivers were caught using red diesel and one person was arrested on suspicion of burglary and dangerous driving as part of a police crackdown on rural crime.

A father-of-two who was caught driving while disqualified for a second time has avoided a prison sentence.

Victims of a vehicle theft "rampage" across Suffolk over the weekend have described how they found the incidents "frightening" and "disturbing".

Children "need more opportunities" to learn about the dangers of knife crime, according to an education union chief after statistics revealed an eight-year-old was caught with a bladed article at school.

Thieves targeted around 40 vehicles for power tools across Suffolk over the weekend by drilling doors and windows to gain access.

A long-running campaign to tackle street drinking in Ipswich has seen 86 off-licences in the town stop selling super strength alcohol since 2016, a new report has revealed.

A serial dating site predator who raped a woman in her Suffolk home has had his prison term extended by two-and-a-half years.

Two men charged with affray following an alleged incident in Ipswich will appear at crown court later this month.

A former Stowmarket nightclub bouncer accused of causing actual bodily harm has requested a crown court trial.

A man who exposed himself to police while pulling "a funny face" has been handed a fine in court.

Youth crime statistics in Suffolk have been revealed in the wake of a shocking car jacking by two boys thought to be as young as 12 and seven years old.

A warehouse operative who knocked another man unconscious with one "haymaker-style" punch outside an Ipswich nightclub has avoided a prison sentence.

A heroic police dog and his owner - who previously melted the nation's hearts on Britain's Got Talent - practised abseiling from a tower in Suffolk at the weekend ahead of a fundraising event for charity.

A heroic police dog and his owner completed a 49 metre charity abseil at the weekend - with a little help from a Suffolk training centre.

Four people who base jumped from Suffolk's tallest structure have escaped prosecution after the case against them was dropped.

Four people who base jumped from Suffolk's tallest structure have escaped prosecution after the case against them was dropped.

Shocking dash-cam footage of a high-speed police chase which shows a terrifying near-miss followed by a crash on the A14 has been released.

Suffolk police is effective in responding to crime and keeping people safe but needs a clear future plan to make long-term improvements, according to a new report from government inspectors.

Police are warning youngsters planning to engage in criminal activity and anti-social behaviour at the Arc shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend they can expect to be "robustly dealt with".

A popular pumpkin patch which raised more than £15,000 for a children's charity last year will return to Suffolk for a second time.

Pieces of paper which kept records of crack cocaine and heroin deals were found stuck to a wall of a home police raided as part of an investigation into an Ipswich drugs line, a court heard.

Drivers are facing delays on the A14 this morning after two separate incidents near Newmarket.

The Orwell Bridge was closed for a short time last night following concerns for the welfare of a person.

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