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Ice skating has become a staple tradition for many families at Christmas and pop-up ice rinks are set to appear everywhere from Felixstowe, where skating is free, to Newmarket.

More than 20,000 people are expected to come to Ipswich next autumn for two days of free visual art and vibrant street food.

Eagle-eyed shoppers will have noticed that the former Grimwade’s store in Ipswich town centre is fast transforming, and Pret A Manger will soon be opening their first store in town.

Table tennis, jamaoke sessions and a ‘Quizzee Rascal Wednesday’ are all on offer at new Waterfront bar Wiff Waff opening tonight (Friday).

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has admitted he has no immediate plans to release an album and will go on his second year-long blackout once his tour finishes as he spoke out about his mental health battles.

A young musician is urging other teenagers to learn to respect one another after she suffered at the hands of bullies.

Martin Roberts had nothing but praise for Ipswich after he visited with the film crew from BBC series, Homes Under The Hammer this week.

In the bleak mid-Ipswich a new pancake shop is transporting customers back to the 1920s for a taste of the hit TV show Peaky Blinders.

A market-mad shopper who was left disappointed by the lack of unique hippie clothing in Ipswich has launched a new shop in the town.

Nibbles and Chewy are in need of some love – could you be a match for these playful degus?

After a break from the limelight Mysterious Girl hitmaker Peter Andre is preparing to go on yet another UK tour. Here he explains why his new music is just the “beginning” of something much, much bigger.

Save time and plan your journeys in advance by finding out what Highways England are doing to our roads over the next seven days.

If you missed out on your firework fix this weekend don’t worry – there are still a few chances to see fantastic displays throughout the week.

Take a look at some of the snaps of the sky which have been shared on Instagram in Suffolk over the last seven days.

Delays are expected as another abnormal load transported through Ipswich today.

Black Friday is coming - but will shoppers on Suffolk’s high streets be getting their hands on big bargains this year or will the best offers be online?

A straw which disintegrates in hot water is being introduced at one Ipswich bar as it joins the fight against single-use plastics.

A Suffolk primary school has introduced vegan alternatives to ensure that “no children are left out” after studies reveal a 700% increase in veganism over the last two years.

Motorists should once again expect long delays as an enormous transformer will be moved through Ipswich at the weekend.

It can only mean one thing when your cupboards are full of sweets and your children are covered in paint - Halloween is officially here.

A landlady and self-confessed dog lover has joked that “the dogs are made more of a fuss of than the people” at her Grundisburgh pub.

Green-tinged children and a mystical piano make Suffolk one of the most haunted places in the country, it has been revealed.

Suffolk’s finest brewery are counting down to Christmas with their ultimate beer advent calendar.

A fun-loving lurcher is looking for a friendly new home, could you be a match for playful Charlie?

The words of soldiers have been brought to life at Ipswich Waterfront in an artistic salute to soldiers of the First World War.

Hundreds of pounds of musical equipment and power tools were stolen in a spate of late night burglaries across east Ipswich.

Conspiracy theorists who believe the earth is flat will descend on Ipswich town centre on Sunday on their new tour- to try and prove that the world is not round.

Apprentices and graduates will receive a special visit next week – from royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Award-winning comedian Jimmy Carr is bringing his ‘Terribly Funny’ tour to Colchester’s Charter Hall.

Two mental health champions are to be appointed by a council after one of its senior members controversially said people use mental illness “as an excuse”.

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