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A new discount store is due to open this Friday, breathing new life into an empty town centre unit – and bringing 30 jobs to the area.

An ancient Ipswich burial site has been featured in the Channel 4 show Bone Detectives after revealing extraordinary insights into Anglo Saxon life.

Black and ethnic minority groups have expressed their disappointment after Ipswich MP Tom Hunt branded unconscious bias training as “patronising”.

An Ipswich rector has come up with a new way to bring the community together for harvest festival in the light of social distancing rules.

A man celebrating his 35th birthday party in Colchester has been fined - after police interrupted his birthday party for breaching the new Covid-19 “rule of six”.

A taser was used by police during an incident involving a knife in Bury St Edmunds.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Jaywick.

Strong winds and torrential rain has battered Suffolk and Essex today, bringing trees down onto cars and causing road closures.

A former pupil from the Royal Hospital School will be performing on the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent tomorrow night after getting the Golden Buzzer from Ant and Dec.

Highways England has confirmed the Orwell Bridge will not close, despite the high winds and torrential rain.

Key roads in Suffolk have been blocked by fallen trees during rush hour after strong winds knocked them down and traffic is building across the county.

The Orwell Bridge will remain at high risk of closure until 7pm - due to predicted 50mph winds battering Ipswich.

Gym owners in Suffolk have been preparing to ensure they can still keep their members fit and healthy if the county faces a second lockdown.

The Mariners Freehouse in Trimley St Mary was evacuated after lunch when a fire broke out on the first floor.

The brothers of a 22-year-old who went missing on a ferry off the Suffolk coast four decades ago have revealed how the grief of his disappearance tore their family apart.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt is prepared to join a number of other MPs in not taking part in unconscious bias training – branding it ‘patronising’ and a waste of time and money.

Heavy traffic is building up on the A12 approach to the Copdock interchange after a crash between two cars and a trailer.

The UK could be facing 50,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by mid October - and 200 deaths a day by mid November, the government has warned.

Pupils at a primary school in Martlesham have been selling their home grown produce to the community - and their veggies are so popular they are usually sold out within an hour.

Parents of children with special needs have faced major disruption over the first weeks of school, including missing entire days, as their transport has failed to show up.

Hopeless romantic Dawn Woolard from Ipswich is set to appear on First Dates this month - her second attempt at finding love on a TV show.

Parents and carers in Suffolk will soon need to apply for primary and secondary school places for children due to start in September 2021.

A six-month-old orphaned hedgehog, found abandoned in a Suffolk garden, has found a new home where she will get to meet lots of new friends.

A brand new outdoor vegan market is being held today on Ipswich’s Cornhill after organisers saw a rise in the demand for more local free-from goods.

A growing number of local lockdowns are being imposed as coronavirus rates continue to grow across the country - but there are fears residents could travel to Suffolk to escape the tough restrictions.

The owner of an Ipswich dance school has been running the world’s oldest and most famous ballroom dance competition online, with Strictly Come Dancing judges, after an unusual turn of events.

The New Wolsey Theatre has launched a series of workshops with young people to make use of the empty stage and resources while the theatre stays closed to performances during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Suffolk coast has been hit by fresh winds today as temperatures on the beaches stay cool.

Each year the St Elizabeth Hospice Midnight Walk draws crowds of thousands to the streets of Ipswich - and tonight the event is back tonight for the 15th year, with a few changes.

Lucky students from a Suffolk college met the famed host of the Antiques Roadshow when it came to Christchurch Park last week, with backstage passes to see the magic in action.

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