Bowza the hero of Hadleigh is set to finish off an incredible 2019, by singing on the festive television show 'Pets do the Funniest Things at Christmas.'

Santa is coming to Stowmarket, and alongside his helpers from the Stowmarket Lions Club, he will be trying to visit as many children in the area as possible this Christmas.

A mum of three has spoken of her panic after she spotted discarded needles on a path in Landseer Road, on a route often taken by children heading to and from school.

Early bird tickets are now on sale for the Midnight Walk which has raised thousands of pounds for St Elizabeth's Hospice over the past 13 years.

A brand new soft play centre is opening inside Clip 'n Climb on Ransomes Europark next week - and mums and dads who take their children along will be able to get a free Paddy and Scott's coffee.

If you are walking through Ipswich town centre this evening take a moment to stop and have a look at the beautiful remembrance light display on the Cornhill.

Organised by Ipswich Round Table, the annual Rudolph Run is a festive highlight for families in the town, as children wrap up warm and head out on to the streets of Ipswich to see Father Christmas.

Nibbles the handsome guinea pig is looking for new owners, with the help of the RSPCA Suffolk East and Ipswich Branch.

Don't miss out, today is the day that pictures of reception classes across the town will appear in the Ipswich Star - for all proud mums, dads and grandparents to buy.

Tomorrow school children from reception classes across Ipswich will appear in our annual first class photo supplement.

Following a damning report which highlighted the stress fireworks can cause to animals, the RSPCA have released important advice for keeping pets safe this firework night.

A website advertising a fake university in Queen Street has been shut down after it attempted to scam thousands of pounds from overseas students looking to obtain a degree in Suffolk.

Crowds flocked to Ipswich's Buttermarket Shopping Centre to meet a baby T-Rex made famous by television appearances.

It's the moment proud mums, dads and grandparents in Suffolk have been waiting for - and now the dates for our First Class special pull-out of photos has been confirmed.

Dinosaur fans young and old have the chance to meet a baby T-Rex which will be stomping its way around the Buttermarket shopping centre in Ipswich.

This half term families visiting Colchester Zoo will be in with the chance catching a rare glimpse of twin Amur leopard cubs who are now starting to explore their outdoor enclosure.

Half term in Suffolk is just next week and if you are one of the many parents looking for Halloween events that will keep your children entertained and won't cost the earth, take a look at this spooktacular list of ideas

Sausage dog owners in Suffolk are pulling together to help a woman and her son from Fressingfield after one of their dogs was tragically killed in an accident, and the other recovers from major surgery.

Sausage fans got to take sample some unusual new flavours at the annual Framlingham sausage festival today.

A hedgehog hospital in Suffolk has been struggling to cope with the sheer number of new arrivals as warmer temperatures mean more baby hedgehogs are being born later in the year.

There is exciting news for sausage dogs in Suffolk as the first ever cafe Dachshund is set to open its doors in Ipswich later this month.

Last night children descended on Chantry Library in Ipswich to meet their idol Cinderella.

Drivers in Ipswich were faced with a nightmare this afternoon as they struggled to get out of Crown Street car park in the town centre.

Budding photographers have been highlighting the best bits of Ipswich in their Instagram posts from around the town centre and Waterfront.

Today schools, charities and other community organisations are hosting events across Suffolk and north Essex to raise awareness of mental health issues.

People across Suffolk and north Essex have been praised for their hardiness as it has been revealed they wait the longest in the country before switching on their heating.

While most 93-year-olds would be content to spend their Saturday putting their feet up, one inspirational nonagenarian decided to jump out of an aeroplane instead.

Gardeners have been warned to keep their hedges in check amid reports of shrubbery overgrowing onto roads and paths.

Stay with us for the latest information as heavy rainfall causes chaos on Suffolk's roads.

Former pupils have been paying tribute to 'in school Nanny' Lolly Hill, a well-loved teaching assistant at Whitton Primary School who died over the weekend.

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