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Hundreds of police officers have been assaulted in Suffolk's streets in the last year, shocking figures have shown.

Two people have been arrested and more than 40 vehicles checked during a day of action in Felixstowe.

A large barn is said to have been heavily damaged in a blaze, firefighters have said.

A van driver carrying windows and a trampoline has been pulled over by police, who said he was driving with an oversized load.

A street in Shotley is currently closed as emergency services deal with the scene of a crash between a Ford C-Max, Fiat Doblo and a Mini Cooper.

Distraction burglars impersonated workers from a water board to get into elderly people's homes.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran is giving unsigned artists or bands a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - the chance to support him on the last night of his record-breaking Divide world tour in Ipswich.

After more than 40 years, Franco's Barbershop is quitting Ipswich's Upper Orwell Street as owner Gianni Falcucci claims it has become a forgotten victim of the economic downturn - but is there hope for the area locals call The Wash?

An Ipswich-based performing arts school is to celebrate its 25th birthday with a concert as the Ipswich Regent.

A school party were led to safety after the bus they were travelling on caught fire near to Bury St Edmunds today.

Parents have been warned to make sure their children are well fed after figures revealed nearly a fifth of Suffolk pupils struggle to concentrate at school due to hunger.

Ipswich Town have praised Sir Rod Stewart's gig at Portman Road - but it is still unclear whether the concert will lead to more big name performers at the venue.

A singer from Ipswich who has struggled with mental health is to tour the continent to raise money for mental health charity MIND.

A group of travellers who had occupied land near Whitton Sports Centre have now moved to a nearby park, the council has said.

The overturned lorry causing traffic chaos is back on its wheels as recovery work continues at the Copdock Interchange.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a crash with a car on the outskirts of Kesgrave.

Drivers are continuing to report traffic misery following a crash at Copdock which saw a lorry hang off a bridge onto the A14.

Recovery is underway at the Copdock interchange after an accident left a lorry hanging off a bridge over the A14.

Hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world have shown their support to Ed Sheeran after he revealed plans on social media for an exhibition in Ipswich about his career.

A team of Suffolk fundraisers have won a national award for their work raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Musical fans in Ipswich have been told to have their jazz hands at the ready as Suffolk One students prepare for a one-night musical extravaganza.

There could have been a hundred presents on offer for Harkstead man Cyril Hillman on his 100th birthday, but instead the charitable RAF veteran opted for a fundraising sing song.

EDF's Sizewell B power station, Stansted Airport and the Port of Felixstowe are among the top business rate payers in the UK, figures have revealed.

Suffolk councils are spending hundreds of thousands of pounds to pay for security and upkeep of former schools, council offices and other commerical properties.

It was a glorious weekend for Suffolk as the sunny weather brought with it higher than average temperatures.

It was more V8 than Live 8, but that didn't stop a group of motor enthusiasts and their Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris from raising a four-figure sum for East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

A stretch of the A14 that was closed for more than two hours following a serious crash has now re-opened.

Officers from Suffolk police have thanked members of the public who came to the aid of a woman on the Orwell Bridge.

The eastbound stretch of the A14 has been closed in west Suffolk following a serious crash that has seen one person taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital by air ambulance.

A brother and sister from Ipswich hope their new eco-friendly company will revolutionise the way people see fashion in the UK.

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