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An Ipswich woman described by the town’s mayor as someone “full of life” celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday.

Crews thought to have been called out to fix a falling Ipswich Town badge were actually taking part in a pre-planed training exercise, Suffolk’s fire service has said.

It warms the cockles in more ways than one - and now a network of meet-up groups across Suffolk has celebrated a year of tasty beverages and helping to combat loneliness.

The recent history of an Ipswich church is to come to life thanks to funding from the National Lottery.

The Duke of York pub in Woodbridge is to celebrate its major refurbishment with a menu taster event.

Firefighters were called to a fire in a bin outside an Ipswich carpet shop.

A thief has been reportedly distracting victims by pretending to be lost while looking at a map.

A lane on the A12 has reopened following a collision that saw one person taken to hospital.

A talk paying homage to East Anglia’s boat building heritage is to be given by Suffolk born Arts Society lecturer Magdalen Evans.

Charity Headway Suffolk is to celebrate its fifth anniversary by hosting three fundraising events this spring.

A former NHS consultant surgeon sacked for alleged misconduct has won the right to appeal her dismissal following a successful crowdfunding campaign.

A variety of rare wristwatches are to go under the hammer in Suffolk next week, including a rare Italian World War Two era watch that could reach £30,000.

A Shotley-based artist has taken on the mammoth ‘tusk’ of painting four quirky elephants for this year’s Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice.

A campaign by the Department for Education encouraging people to get into teaching is to visit Ipswich this week, amid concerns for teacher shortages in the county.

A shopper has been left bemused as to why overstaying in a car park costs £10 more than losing your ticket - after being levied with a heavy charge for being 15mins late.

A new town centre ‘super budget’ hotel will hopefully encourage people to shun the likes of Aldeburgh and Southwold in favour of staying in Ipswich.

They helped save her beloved father’s life - and now a grateful daughter is to say an emotional thanks to hospice staff by painting an elephant for their Elmer parade.

Ipswich needs to fundamentally transform its town centre because the retail sector is “in decline”, the leader of a group representing shops and businesses has warned.

The family of a former wheelchair athlete born without the use of his legs are appealing for funds to help him buy a new specially-adapted car, helping to transform his mobility.

Young people as young as five are being taught from an early age about the importance of their mental health thanks to a charity’s new work in schools.

A project to help visually-impaired people enjoy running events has been launched in conjunction with parkruns in the north Essex area.

From Spaniels to Shih Tzus, Suffolk’s dogs have been invited to the county’s first ever Woofers Winter Walk at one of the area’s most picturesque settings.

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