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Almost 40 of the region's neighbourhoods are among the most deprived in England - with some sitting alongside areas of great wealth.

Organisers of a popular, yet controversial, Christmas attraction have announced the countdown to this year's opening - despite the renewed threat of being shut down over traffic concerns.

Investigators raided a property in Ipswich early this morning to arrest a 37-year-old Romanian man suspected of human trafficking and modern slavery offences.

A holiday park has begun evicting residents who bought caravans and lodges after it emerged some had been living there permanently in breach of regulations.

Reports of cab drivers locking women in cars, making lewd remarks and adding them as friends on social media have sparked calls for tougher regulations.

A social worker has been struck off over an expense claim fraud which subverted "considerable" funds away from safeguarding vulnerable people.

Beauty salon customers left scarred by cosmetic skin-tightening procedures have told of their painful experiences as a warning to others.

An attack victim suffering mental ill health claims to have missed out on medication due to the dread she faces booking GP appointments.

Authorities' failure to protect community assets from developers has undermined the public's confidence in planning decisions, a meeting heard.

Retirement scheme residents still say they are being left to fend for themselves - despite authorities promising to respond to recent tragedies.

A Brexit-related exodus of EU workers from Suffolk has seen restaurants close, business advisors warned today.

A developer's bid to expand a housing scheme into a site it had pledged to keep as green space has left residents incensed.

An independent inquiry could be held after two dead bodies went undiscovered at a retirement home for months, following cuts to care support funding.

Two dead bodies are claimed to have lain undiscovered in a retirement scheme for months, sparking complaints about "callous" cuts to care support.

A former pupil at a special school where abuse was said to be "institutionalised" has become the third to die during a prolonged legal fight for justice.

A town council could buy part of a prestigious riverside development to ensure it remains accessible to the public following a successful campaign to overturn its change of use.

The redevelopment of a Suffolk council's former headquarters faces fresh controversy after documents emerged claiming its inflated price made the project "unviable".

A council's slow handling of a controversial housing development caused "frustration, inconvenience and trouble", an investigation found.

Former pupils who were beaten and sexually abused by teachers at a boarding school could have compensation delayed due to a missed payment from its owners.

A near halving of Trading Standards' budget has seen the number of successful prosecutions plummet - amid fears serious crimes are going unpunished.

The owner of a pub at the centre of a community takeover bid claims criminal charges he was facing in Kenya have been dropped.

A holiday park facing legal action over guests living on site has been warned it could be shut unless it resolves further issues.

New owners of a collection of holiday parks, which collapsed earlier this year owing millions to investors, say they are confident of making it a success.

The academy trust tasked with improving a failing Ipswich school was awarded £550,000 as part of the takeover - one of the largest payments of its kind ever made in England.

Rows over parking in Ipswich have become so heated that traffic wardens are no longer working alone - for their own safety.

A Suffolk peer described a controversial housing estate as an "absolute disgrace" during scathing criticisms of planners and developers.

Angry customers and contractors say they want answers from a home improvement company which has stopped trading.

Housing officials confirmed a holiday park owner will face enforcement action after talks failed to resolve problems of guests staying on site all year.

Tensions ran high at a parish meeting amid accusations of abusive behaviour, threats to resign and pleas to resolve rifts.

Villages are uniting against an onslaught of new intensive poultry farms which are set to produce more than a million chickens every week.

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