A Suffolk animal charity has teamed up with an award-winning designer to create a stand for this year's Chelsea Flower Show.


A Suffolk woman has appeared at the Old Bailey in London accused of trying to solicit the murder of her ex-husband.

Bury St Edmunds

An Ipswich school girl has had the most 'incredible week' of her life after jamming with an international musician at the 02 arena in London.


An academic whose 63-page report examined gangs and county lines in Suffolk believes a shift in the drug market caused a nationwide rise in violent crime.

University of Suffolk

In this week's column, Mike Bacon takes a look England's latest impressive performances and the return of cricket

Mick McCarthy

Suffolk farmers fear their industry will be at the sharp end of Brexit, and feel deep frustration at the way in which it is being handled by politicians.

European Union

The A12 has reopened after a collision between a car and lorry on the A12 at Witham caused 11 miles of traffic and delays as far back as Colchester.


Pupils from an Ipswich primary school read their poetry out loud at a popular bookshop - before carrying out a book signing for parents and teachers.


Suffolk's Lewis Sullivan crowned his first-ever run in an England vest by storming to victory at the SIAB Homes Countries Schools International, held in Dublin on Saturday.


Eight of Suffolk's most talented young sportsmen and women have been given a huge helping hand with the future careers thanks to a charity funding boost.

Ipswich Town Football Club

Jay Tabb enjoyed a fine career in football that saw him play more than 400 games - almost 100 of them for Ipswich Town. HENRY CHARD caught up with him

Football League

What makes a great British film? Something that captures the essence of the British character or sense of humour. Which of these Great British Films have you seen?


Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to the Thurrock parkrun, Orsett Heath


Refurbishment work at London's Liverpool Street Station has started with the installation of 3,500 low-energy LED lights to cut the power consumption.

Network Rail

A Suffolk singer who penned her debut single about conquering mental health demons has released a music video for the hit - featuring a Jamiroquai star.


An ex-footballer who blazed a trail as Chelsea's first black player will be appearing at an inaugural community event in Ipswich next month.

Suffolk police

Every Greater Anglia train heading to London should now have free wi-fi for passengers after the rail company completed a £4.8m project to install it.


Teacher inspired many of his pupils, including Steve Coogan, who gave credit to the former priest in his autobiography


Legendary funk and soul band The Brand New Heavies will be bringing their unique mix of jazz, funk and soul to The Apex in Bury St Edmunds next month.

United Kingdom

Globe-trotting firm Surya Foods is clocking up the air miles to promote its brands.

United Kingdom

A pair of historic diesel locomotives are to be revved up for a special tour of the region to mark the end of an era - and the launch of a modern railway age.


Police are warning the public to be vigilant after a woman from Woodbridge was victim to an attempted PPI fraud.


Travelodge could be set to open a new budget hotel on the site of the former Drum and Monkey pub in Ipswich's Princes Street, it has emerged.

David Ellesmere

A reformed gangster who survived seven stabbings and nearly lost a leg to drugs believes many of today's safeguarding policies should be consigned to a drawer and forgotten about.

University of Suffolk

The magnificent replica of the ship Godspeed sailed from Ipswich docks in 1985.


Roy Goldsmith came to Suffolk, adored it and found love. Here his partner Carol Whitmore looks back at his time at the helm of The Froize at Chillesford, his role as steward of the GRE/AXA social club and their disastrous first date.

United Kingdom

Tributes are pouring in to Love Island contestant and Essex football player Mike Thalassitis, who has died aged 26.


The family behind Huffers in Sudbury are putting the final touches to their latest venture - a new fish restuarant which is set to open in Ipswich town centre next month.


He started working the same year that England won the world cup, the BBC first broadcast in colour and the first credit card was launched in the UK, but now, after five decades of service, this power worker from Stonham Aspal is retiring.


There are nearly 350 people working as volunteers at the hospital. Our reporter found out more about what they do there...and why.

Ipswich Hospital

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