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The boss of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals is "very concerned" about the potential impact of Brexit on European doctors and nurses - and even fears some may go home for Christmas and not come back.

An impressive giant structure built out of 750 beer crates has been attracting delighted children in Ipswich town centre.

A wildlife group in Ipswich has spoken of its shock after it had to deal with two separate incidents of baby hedgehogs being kicked to death.

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Suffolk's police and crime commissioner last night described his shock at learning a woman in her 30s had been found in a pool of blood, with multiple stab wounds, outside a bungalow in Needham Market.

It's been a busy week in the corridors of power at Suffolk County Council's Endeavour House base this week.

A Suffolk farming family have been chosen to be the new dairy farmers on the island of Sark, off the north west coast of France.

Three burglars are still at large after they were involved in a police chase across Suffolk following the theft of a large number of items, including razor blades, at the Leiston Co-op.

Britain's housing crisis is not getting any better, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader, David Ellesmere.

Ipswich remains the only council area in Suffolk where there isn't an extra charge for brown bin collections. In his latest column, borough council leader David Ellesmere explains why.

Massive housing development schemes in Essex have been given a broadside by former pop star Feargal Sharkey for placing extra pressure on critically low water supplies.

Armed police have carried out an operation just outside Ipswich town centre.

The body of a man has been found in a pond at Chantry Park, police have confirmed.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere says 80 years after the first CAB opened, the town's service is still a vital resource for people who need help.

It's back to school this week with all the usual last minute shopping, earlier nights, butterflies in the stomach and most probably a sleepless night before the first day - and that's just the adults!

Over the last week I have received many messages praising the council's organisation of the Ed Sheeran concerts, writes David Ellesmere, leader of Ipswich Borough Council.

A reunion of Northgate School pupils has made our columnist Clare Flintoff look back, reflect and re-evaluate what progress there has been in education.

The Elmer art trail continues to attract families into Ipswich town centre. Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere pays tribute to those behind it - and reveals his favourite elephant.

One in five people in Suffolk do not walk for 30 minutes once a month, shocking figures have revealed.

A sure-fire way to place the age of someone in Ipswich is how they refer to the former nightclub on Princes Street, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

You may have read recent headlines about government plans for every new teacher in England to be trained so they can spot early warning signs of mental health, writes Andy Brogan, Deputy Chief Executive of Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, part of the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System.

A plea has been made to the new prime minister for better investment in Suffolk, as industry chiefs come together to outline the county's priorities.

There is a growing trend in Ipswich to extend standard three-bedroom homes and convert them into a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), but the council are working to regulate these and ensure residents are not put in danger.

It is thought to be the biggest free one-day music festival in the country, with Ed Sheeran even playing there twice. Ipswich should be very proud of its annual music day, writes borough council leader David Ellesmere.

In his latest column, Suffolk's Chief Constable Stephen Jupp says it is vital the force is still able to conduct proactive policing

As Suffolk County Council - in partnership with other local authorities - starts the consultation process over plans for a new northern route for Ipswich to ease traffic in the area and stimulate new development, campaign group Orwell Ahead has set out 40 reasons why the town needs a full Northern Bypass.

The record-breaking extreme heatwave that hit France recently is the latest warning sign of the major changes to our planet's climate caused by global warming, writes Ipswich Council leader David Ellesmere.

A Framlingham boy is planning a mammoth charity cycle ride from Paris to London after losing his cousin to leukaemia.

A group of keen knitters at a care home in Aldringham are making a difference to people across the globe by crafting comfy jumpers, bonnets and blankets.

Campaigners from Suffolk joined the largest-ever environmental lobby of parliament this week, in a push to get MPs to urgently act on climate change.

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