A new vegan cafe has just opened in Ipswich town centre, and is planning a tasting session on Saturday.

Wintry showers could arrive in Suffolk and north Essex next week, weather forecasters predict, following this week's high winds and rain.

A store in Ipswich town centre has closed its doors, in the latest blow to the town's high street.

A record-breaking 577 runners crossed the finishing line in this week's Ipswich parkrun - making it the biggest ever Saturday parkrun in Suffolk.

A Suffolk mum is hosting a charity ball, after her military husband, Chris, took his own life in 2016.

What are the most brilliant, unusual and quirky things to do in Suffolk? We've had loads of ideas coming in - but you can still add yours.

Do you need to grab a quick lunch? We've put together some of the best current lunchtime meal deals in Ipswich - ranging from sandwiches to sit-down meals.

A trail of colourful octopus sculptures is set to arrive on the East Anglian coast this summer - as part of celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower.

What do you love most about Suffolk? Your ideas are starting to pour in for our list of 50 brilliant things to do in the county, as Suffolk Day returns.

The new landlord at a historic Suffolk pub which closed down twice last year is looking ahead to a successful 2020.

Are you going meat-free for Veganuary - or just making a pledge to eat less meat in 2020? Here are nine top tips for easy food swaps.

Are you looking for adventurous activities in 2020? It can be hard to get kids away from screens and enjoying exercise, especially in winter - but here are 11 ideas for things to do.

What's the piece of advice you treasure most? As 2020 starts, our readers and staff have been sharing theirs, from inspirational ideas to driving tips... and how to peel a banana!

Which stories made the headlines in Ipswich during 2019? Both happy and tragic events were in the news locally, ranging from top rock concerts to serious accidents and crime.

If you need some last-minute party food or bottles of bubbly to see in the New Year, or run out of a grocery item, which supermarkets will be open?

A vegan cafe in Ipswich has invited customers to a seasonal celebration - as many people around the world prepare to take part in Veganuary next month.

Talented performing arts students took to the stage in front of a live audience for the first time at a festive event.

Did you see the beautiful sunset over Suffolk today - and did you catch it on camera?

Lights, music, action! There's still time to see an amazing festive lights experience in Ipswich - but you will have to hurry.

Santa swapped his sleigh for a tractor as he arrived at a primary school - in the guise of "Farmer Christmas".

If you're making a New Year's resolution to get fit, parkrun events across Suffolk are preparing to welcome hundreds of new runners.

Talented young Suffolk musicians took the stage at a sixth form's festive winter concert.

Are you looking for a Boxing Day bargain? Many stores made major reductions early this year, but more offers will be launched straight after Christmas.

How much do you remember about Suffolk's big news stories during the past year? Try our big news quiz of 2019!

If you're still missing the colourful sight of the Elmers around Ipswich, what sculpture trails can you visit in 2020?

If you run out of a vital item over the Christmas and New Year period, or an unexpected guest arrives, which large stores can you go to for a grocery top-up?

Over Christmas, household bins will inevitably be overflowing - so you won't want to miss a bin collection! Here are details of collection changes announced so far in Ipswich, Suffolk and north Essex.

How did you celebrate Christmas in childhood, from turkey dinners and nativity plays to finding an orange in the end of your stocking? Readers and staff have been sharing their memories.

Another top store chain has today announced it plans to stay shut on Boxing Day - as new research reveals strong support for the move in the East of England.

Pantos, a Christmas tree festival, a Santa meet and greet and a Rudolph run are among the events you can enjoy this weekend, in the run-up to the big day.

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