The clatter of pikes on armour and shouts of battle echoed around the grounds of a 16th century manor house during a full-blooded living history event back in 1972.

Patients are being treated for the first time at a new state-of-the-art cancer centre after a successful five-year fundraising campaign for the £3.25million unit.

A Remembrance project to highlight residents killed in war has been making people in a Suffolk town stop and think.

HMS Ganges enjoyed its second visit from Prince Philip in 1973 when the duke inspected the naval trainees as part of a day on the Shotley peninsula.

Campaigners are challenging figures that suggest offshore wind farms will bring 6,000 new jobs to the area - claiming there will be no permanent posts in Suffolk.

Firefighters reunited a youngster with their family this morning after a routine rescue following an incident all parents dread.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a serious crash in Colchester which left one man dead and three people in hospital, one with life changing injuries.

A man is in hospital with serious injuries today after he was attacked following an argument at an award-winning Ipswich cocktail bar.

Developers of a new seaside attraction for Felixstowe say it will show the resort is a "progressive and proactive town" and will drive economic growth and create jobs.

A closed down bank which has stood empty for more than a year is being promoted as the site for a potential new restaurant.

The Orwell Bridge has reopened following its closure due to strong winds.

The main road through Westerfield is closed after a car and a lorry collided at the crossroads.

Organisers of Ipswich's biggest fireworks display tonight are confident the winds will drop to provide a spectacular evening of Bonfire Night celebrations.

Highways officials are currently looking at the latest winds forecast information before deciding whether to close the Orwell Bridge today.

A popular photo competition celebrating the beauty of East Suffolk is returning for a third year.

From Halloween to autumn planting, museum trips to walks in the sunshine, youngsters in Ipswich were enjoying fun, exercise and learning 28 years ago.

Wildlife experts say building a new nuclear power station on Suffolk's coast will have "significant adverse ecological impacts" which will be very difficult to mitigate.

Street food outlets and vintage shopping are set to become a major new attraction on Felixstowe seafront in a range of converted shipping containers.

By 1982 the Grand Henham Steam Rally was already a well-established event in Suffolk's calendar of attractions - bringing thousands of families to enjoy a great day out.

Dedication and commitment to their communities by individuals, groups and businesses have been honoured at a glittering awards ceremony.

Education leaders from across Suffolk and Norfolk came together this week to plan the courses that will help local people get work at the planned Sizewell C nuclear power station.

With a history stretching back to 1899, the Tendring Show is one of the oldest and best-loved agricultural shows in the region.

Experts from around the country will gather at the world famous Snape Maltings next week to discuss how the benefits of community singing and music can be made available on prescription.

Youngsters were the real stars as they celebrated a record summer of Space Chase fun with a special ceremony and afternoon to reward their efforts.

Musket firing, hand to hand combat, and the clatter of swords on shields or the clash of pikes are the familiar sounds of living history days.

Villagers have been left furious after new documents indicate that councillors have abandoned plans for a long-awaited £133million bypass of four villages on the A12 in east Suffolk.

Foxhall Road and Norwich Road in Ipswich will be the pinchpoints this week for rush-hour roadworks.

Teams of volunteers will be out and about along Suffolk's beautiful coastline today - giving it a clean and recording what they find.

A Suffolk student with a passion for sailing has capped an extraordinary year in the sport by being honoured with a prestigious award.

Now in its third year, the major running event will take runners on a scenic route of Ipswich - through the Waterfront, under the Orwell Bridge and past Ipswich Town's Portman Road stadium.

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