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Former EADT and Star editor Terry Hunt and his sister Karen Chamberlain have just completed a 61-mile walk along the Suffolk coast to raise money to buy life-saving defibrillators.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE pays tribute to those who died in the First World War - but says that today, we must still strive to do more to support servicemen and women from all conflicts.

Stansted Airport’s application to increase passenger numbers will worsen pollution and traffic congestion while adding nothing to the local economy, councillors have been told.

A boy who suffered a catastrophic brain injury after “mistakes” by medics during his birth at a Bury St Edmunds hospital will receive millions in NHS damages.

“We are outstanding!” announced a beaming Year 5 pupil to the assembled ASSET Pupil Parliament last week.

Hats off to Conservative MP Tracey Crouch who resigned as a minister last week in protest at Government delays in reducing the maximum stake on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Inspector Stuart Weaver is responsible for policing in the centre of Ipswich. In his new column, he provides insight into the job and tackles the issue of police ‘visibility’.

I make no apology for returning to the subject of police cuts, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

Fireworks came a week early as Jools Holland and Co delivered an explosive set to adoring fans at the Ipswich Regent.

A seventh person has appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of an Ipswich teenager.

Young people in Ipswich are being given the chance to get involved in a time capsule project to mark the completion of the new-look Cornhill.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable GARETH WILSON talks about how his force is dealing with the mental health pressures the job of policing can place on his staff.

Today is Wear it Pink day and a Suffolk charity has outlined its latest challenge to raise tens of thousands of pounds for breast cancer causes.

Suffolk police are supporting Anti-Slavery day today – but do you know what the signs are that somebody is being exploited?

Former BBC Breakfast presenter and now Suffolk resident Bill Turnbull has spoken of his ongoing battle with cancer.

A search has been launched by police for a 31-year-old man from Ipswich reported missing.

Robots are working as medical secretaries alongside human staff at a Suffolk hospital in a first for the NHS, it has emerged.

A 21-year-old man who was involved in an attack where two men were stabbed with a “Rambo” style knife in Ipswich has been jailed for four years.

A 28-year-old man and 28-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Joe Pooley, whose body was found in the River Gipping in August.

Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere writes about changes he would like to see to the economy.

Police and councillors have spoken of the “considerable disruption” and “waste of resources” after a man convicted of making a hoax bomb call walked free from court.

A petition calling for action over traffic chaos every time Dartford Crossing is closed has been launched.

A student has urged all youngsters to sign up to International Citizen Service after returning from the “adventure of a lifetime” by volunteering in Nepal.

A wildlife walk will give people the chance to see some rare sights of nature.

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter writes about the work going on to improve the lives of people in Suffolk.

A tragedy or a crisis can come at any time and affect anyone.

In the 1970s the local government system that had served this country for many years was deemed no longer fit for purpose and UDCs, RDCs, county boroughs and even some county councils like Middlesex were abolished in favour of the system we have today.

Suffolk Constabulary chief constable Gareth Wilson writes about assaults on officers, how the force is improving its handling of non-emergency calls and the bravery of police dogs.

Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE writes about what needs to happen to solve Britain’s housing crisis.

The body of a man has been discovered in the River Gipping in Ipswich.

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