Suffolk County Council leader Matthew Hicks has been forced into a major reshuffle when his finance chief quit - days after a Tory debate over plans to raise council tax by 4% next year.

Suffolk-based broadcaster Bill Turnbull has called for changes to the law surrounding medicinal cannabis after getting high for a tearful TV documentary exploring his fight with cancer.

Rail passengers in East Anglia should find it much easier to reach London and other destinations over the Christmas period with lines staying open for most of the holiday period.

Anyone who has seen my column over the last couple of years will know of my concerns about the violent language that is increasingly being used in political debates in this country.

The public consultation into a possible route for a northern bypass for Ipswich has attracted one of the largest responses seen by Suffolk County Council.

Police and fire crews were called to the A14 on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border near Newmarket on Sunday lunchtime after a blaze broke out in a vehicle.

Two hospitals in the region are celebrating after the government said they are to be rebuilt over the next 10 years - but the opposition warned that staff and patients should not trust promises made on the first day of the Tory party conference.

A busy road in a Suffolk town was blocked for much of Sunday morning after a car ended up on its roof in a single-vehicle accident.

A newly-relaunched foodbank in a Suffolk market town has appealed for local agencies to use it - allowing families to collect parcels without travelling to Ipswich.

As East Anglia woke up to a wet and blustery Sunday morning, there was a warning that Britain could be in the path of the tail end of a powerful Atlantic hurricane later this week.

Suffolk's newest glamping site is ready to open its doors to visitors for the first time at the end of next month - bringing a real touch of glamour to the countryside near Bury St Edmunds.

Emergency services were called to a house in the Brandon area of Suffolk on Saturday morning after what appears to have been a chemical incident.

After his cousin died from Motor Neurone Disease, Craig Dennison-Wiggins was determined to use his head to raise funds to support the battle against the disease.

Biffa was fined £350,000 for trying to ship household rubbish to China labelled as waste paper fit for recycling.

Gusty winds hit the region on Saturday as autumn took a grip - causing problems at one of Suffolk's largest stately homes.

Ipswich council has defended restoration work at Christchurch Park which has left one user asking whether it is being replaced by Disneyworld!

Bury St Edmunds MP and junior health minister Jo Churchill has called on MPs to show respect and act pragmatically in the wake of this week's stormy scenes in the House of Commons.

Labour's Adam Rae retained the Alexandra ward seat in Thursday's Ipswich Council by-election - winning just over half the vote.

Work to build a new swimming pool for Hadleigh has formally got under way with the cutting of the first turf for the project.

Ipswich council is set to agree a deal for developers Crest Nicholson to build two new bridges across the East Suffolk rail line as part of the new northern fringe development.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has been formally re-adopted unopposed to fight the seat again as the Labour candidate in the next general election.

Ipswich's new-look Cornhill has certainly proved to be a significant meeting place this month with three major protests taking place - or at least gathering there.

Greater Anglia has run its first tests on new trains due to come into service on the East Suffolk line between Ipswich and Lowestoft.

Work on Ipswich's new record office and heritage centre The Hold has reached a crucial point with a "topping out" ceremony on the roof.

Some of Suffolk's most valuable volunteers and important community groups were recognised at a special awards event in Stowmarket this week.

An hourly service is being introduced on three Suffolk rail routes seven days a week from December.

This might be the Grand-daddy of all rock jukebox musicals, but the latest full professional production at the Regent shows that it's as fresh and fun as ever.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has launched a petition in an attempt to bring down the cost of "walk-up" fares from his constituency to London - bringing them more into line with other towns and cities in the south east.

MPs and Lords were today coming to terms with the news that the Supreme Court decided Parliament should be recalled because the prorogation was unlawful.

Residents of a new housing development on the site of the former St Clement's Hospital in Ipswich have hit out after developers Bovis Homes dug a large "hole" near their properties.

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