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A new community arts centre to serve as a cultural hub for Felixstowe, Trimley and Kirton is being launched this weekend.

Customers will make one final protest on Saturday as their town's Marks and Spencer store closes its doors for the final time.

Suffolk may not be renowned for its hills and high points, but the world's elite women's cyclists will still face two mountain climbs as they race across the county.

Campaigners claim the proposals for a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast have been "exposed as entirely inadequate" - and believe it cannot be built.

Villagers fighting to stop major development in the countryside are rallying to raise funds for a barrister to go head-to-head with the landowners' lawyers.

Drivers are currently facing queues on the A12 after an accident which has partially blocked the dual carriageway.

A moped rider is in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a mid-morning crash in the centre of Ipswich.

Five fire crews fought an area of forest on fire near Woodbridge in the early hours of today.

Work to create a "modern and progressive" heritage site in one of Suffolk's oldest and most treasured buildings is under way.

There's plenty to do on Easter Saturday for people heading to the seaside - with Felixstowe hosting a wide range of events, from live music to crafts, car boot to litter picks, record fairs to coffee mornings.

A man was repeatedly punched and kicked by two men demanding money in a vicious assault in Colchester.

Hundreds of worshippers from across the Felixstowe area gathered in the sunshine in the town centre for a special open-air Good Friday service.

Forecasters were today confidently predicting some of the best Easter weather for years - with temperatures in the 20Cs across the weekend.

Constable Country - some of Britain's best-loved and most iconic scenery - is being blighted by a smelly and unsightly problem.

Work to upgrade four level crossings on the Felixstowe branch line will start next month to make crossing the railway safer for motorists and pedestrians as part of a £60.4m project to increase capacity.

An £850,000 project to increase the amount of car parking in one of Suffolk's busiest towns and tourist hotspots is being completed this week.

Five Felixstowe organisations, businesses and attractions have been shortlisted for the resort's award to mark an outstanding contribution to its tourist industry.

A Suffolk garden centre is hosting a range of fun activities for children and families to enjoy over the Easter holidays.

Work is underway on a £425,000 project to remove overhead power lines at a Suffolk wildlife haven - protecting its birds and environment.

Trimley villagers are set to to reveal some of their most closely-guarded secrets later this year.

Visitors to a busy Ipswich shopping centre are being offered a free blood pressure check which could potentially save their lives.

Ipswich Prep School welcomed author Nick Butterworth back to the school to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first Percy the Park Keeper book, One Snowy Night.

Kesgrave-based Suffolk Babies has been chosen for two categories for its work in making a change in people's lives.

A new business hub has been launched in Felixstowe aimed at helping and supporting the town's smaller enterprises.

Campaigners fighting plans for a huge wind farm substation say they fear a "tsunami of major energy projects" over the next decade which will wreck life for people living in coastal Suffolk.

Controversial proposals to build new homes in one of Suffolk's most precious and vulnerable landscapes to pay for its protection from catastrophic flooding will not take place, it has been revealed.

The bakery with in-house eating area will be the second in the seaside town - and brings the promise of 10 new jobs.

A new area of open space on Ipswich Waterfront will remain closed to the public until safety work can be carried out to fence off a railway line.

Two bishops have been left ''humbled and privileged'' after meeting hundreds of people of all ages during a Lent pilgrimage across Suffolk.

Three parks in Felixstowe will be upgraded as part of on-going investment in the town.

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