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Take a sneak peek inside the new dessert lounge set to rival the likes of Kaspa's and Heavenly Desserts when it opens in Colchester this week.

Unplug your tumble dryers immediately - that is the warning trading standards officers have made to those owning unmodified Whirlpool machines amid fire safety concerns.

Nicola Carpenter wanted to do something different to raise money for the staff at Ipswich Hospital who cared for her son Alec who suffered a rare form of cancer.

An Ipswich mum who helps parents pass on their unwanted baby goods to a new generation has said her mums markets help to save the environment - as well as help people save money.

Forever Young Rod Stewart proved he's still got the moves as he wowed at Portman Road on Friday night - see if you can spot a familiar face in the crowds in our gallery.

Thousands of pensioners who previously had a free TV licence will now have to pay for it, the BBC has announced.

The wet weather couldn't dampen spirits in Ipswich this weekend as hundreds were pictured partying in Yates on Saturday night.

The Hot Sausage Company is celebrating 30 years of trading at the Cornhill and having sold more than a million sausages - by giving away 1,000 hot dogs today.

Colchester Zoo have welcomed Oaken the Suffolk Punch to its farm area following many years as a part of their four horse pulling team.

A man who raped a woman after offering to give her a lift home and an Ipswich gang member of a million-pound laundering scam have been jailed for more than 10 years.

Merchandise stands are being kitted out, sound-check is in full swing, and Rod Stewart fans are getting ready to rock out at Portman Road - here we take a sneak peek behind the scenes.

The Ipswich Regent will welcome award-winning singer-songwriter and MBE Emeli Sandé when she visits the town on her UK tour.

Last year's Love Island winner Jack Fincham, who rose to fame after his on-air romance with Dani Dyer, has been filming for a popular daytime TV show in Clacton.

A video of an Ipswich teenager singing Castle on the Hill by Ed Sheeran has been watched more than 41,000 times in less than two days.

Here's your chance to win VIP tickets to the OVO Energy Women's Tour when it comes to Stowmarket next week.

A family run business serving waffles, milkshakes, crepes, and ice creams is set to open in Colchester next week for those with a sweet tooth.

Life-long Heinz super fan Ed Sheeran is bringing his own limited edition bottles of 'Edchup' to life - and Suffolk will be the first place to get their hands on the special sauce.

Influencer Sophie Hinchliffe from Essex - known by her Instagram name of Mrs Hinch - is being investigated following concerns that she did not label her posts as advertisements.

Families won't need to trek to Lapland this Christmas, as a Narnian Forest complete with a giant inflatable snow globe and a Bavarian ski lodge is heading to Stoke by Nayland.

The Hot Sausage Company is celebrating 30 years of trading at Ipswich Cornhill by giving away free hot dogs.

It took some balls to produce - but now an 18-year-old who mowed a rude anti-Trump message into a field has changed it to something a little less controversial after a visit from police.

David Walliams is bidding to save Essex libraries threatened with closure - and now the acclaimed author Dame Jacqueline Wilson and singer-songwriter Billy Bragg have shown their support.

No fans were seen 'walking away' disappointed after Craig David's Colchester show took summer ravers right back to the noughties.

People who have bought Cadbury's desserts in Suffolk have been warned not to eat them for fear they might contain Listeria moncytogenes.

A teenage artist from Essex has greeted Donald Trump with a rather ballsy climate change message, as the US president arrives at Stansted Airport for his state visit.

Ipswich was painted red on Saturday as hundreds took to the town to celebrate the 2019 champions of Europe - see if you can spot yourself donning a Liverpool shirt in this week's Yates gallery.

An Essex opticians thief, a man who stabbed another man and the Felixstowe man who abducted a child have been sentenced to a total of more than 23 years in prison.

After aimlessly trying the 5:2 routine, the Atkins diet and even diet pills - an Ipswich father has finally found his feet losing almost six stone since following Slimming World.

With pink painted nails and matching running trainers, Edna the young Elmer pays a touching tribute to an Ipswich runner who died from a rare form of breast cancer.

Ipswich Sailmakers has launched a photo exhibition paying tribute to Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie, as the campaign to erect a statue of him outside Portman Road reaches £80,000.

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