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A woman fought off a pair of would-be robbers who demanded her mobile phone as she walked through a playground in Ipswich.

Households will be allowed to form ‘Christmas bubbles’ over the festive period as part of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions between December 23 and 27.

Cases of coronavirus are continuing to fall across all areas of Suffolk, excluding Ipswich, where infections remain on the rise, according to the latest Public Health statistics.

A woman caught drink-driving two days before appearing in court for a virtually identical offence has been spared jail.

A former Suffolk police officer has been jailed for a year after fabricating evidence to cover his tracks for throwing away drug wraps seized during a roadside search.

Police are hunting a gang of youths suspected of knocking down fences and garden walls outside eight Ipswich properties.

A vengeful man who ploughed his car into a group of people outside an Ipswich pub was among those jailed in Suffolk this week.

An ex-soldier has been jailed for eight years after stabbing his wife and sister-in-law in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

An scheme aimed at rehabilitating domestic abusers has secured almost £250,000 of government funding to be rolled out across Suffolk.

Three men have been charged with people smuggling offences after a fishing boat containing 69 migrants was intercepted off the coast.

Friends and family of a missing Ipswich man are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare following his disappearance two weeks ago.

Self-employed taxpayers are being urged to stay alert to scams offering fake rebates or refunds.

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of people smuggling after a boatload of 69 Albanian nationals was intercepted near the Suffolk coast.

Police have arrested a man and a woman in connection with a string of reported ‘dine and dash’ incidents at pubs and restaurants across Suffolk.

Three areas of Suffolk and north Essex remain at the bottom the list for coronavirus case rates.

An Ipswich primary school has been forced to close until the end of the current lockdown period.

A flood alert has been issued along a stretch of Suffolk coast.

A 20-year-old man has been convicted of a string of theft offences after he stole bank cards, cash and clothing from changing room lockers at an Ipswich gym.

Suffolk Constabulary has stressed it is committed to improving diversity despite just one of the force’s newest 56 recruits coming from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background.

The number of violent offenders being managed in the community increased almost eightfold in a year across Suffolk.

Police detentions under the Mental Health Act went up by almost a third in a year, figures have shown.

Even in uncertain times, our communities found fitting ways to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Police used blanket powers to stop and search more than twice as many people without grounds for suspicion last year than during the previous 12 months.

This weekend was the first since Suffolk and the rest of England entered a second lockdown in response to the rising rate of coronavirus infections.

A judge has rejected a legal challenge over the granting of permission for an activity lake at a Suffolk manor house.

He may look like he’s having fun, but this four-legged enforcer is busy training for a serious mission.

A man has been summoned to court in connection with the death of a musician outside a pub.

A child pedestrian escaped uninjured following a collision in Ipswich this morning.

A stretch of the A12 has now fully reopened to traffic following a collision near Colchester this morning.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has again called for action on the use of social media by prison inmates.

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