Margaret Thick was a Woodbridge district nurse and also worked at Ipswich Hospital. Her funeral is on April 1

High Court

From bin collections to leisure centre fees, the new East Suffolk Council will oversee services in coastal communities from April. Local Democracy Reporter Jason Noble finds out what changes you need to know


Win chocolate prizes as you search for bunny paw prints, dinosaur and hen eggs in the county this April.


Youngsters from a Suffolk primary school have been getting to grips with the royal family by meeting the Queen's representative in the county.

United Kingdom

A fast-growing financial firm has moved to new premises in Woodbridge.


A food entrepreneur is hoping to take his sauces business to the next level after becoming the first official resident at a new Suffolk 'start-up lab'.


A six-figure sum of taxpayers' money has been spent on security at a Suffolk council's old headquarters amid growing concerns about its stalled redevelopment.

Suffolk County Council

This is a big year for elections. There could still be a General Election and/or a second referendum on the UK's future in the EU plus, on May 2, will be going to the polls to elect new councils.

European Union

A new development of self-build and custom homes is being proposed for a site in Melton.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

A new hub to nurture business talent launched by three Suffolk entrepreneurs is calling for companies to back it.


A drone pilot has been photographing some of Suffolk's most iconic scenes including the Tide Mill and St Mary's Church at Woodbridge.


Paddy Bishopp is a highly accomplished entrepreneur who has co-founded a string of businesses in Suffolk, including the multinational coffee chain Paddy & Scott's. But at school? He "couldn't be put in a classroom".


Much has already been said and written about the comments from Suffolk Coastal councillor Geoff Holdcroft about the "cesspit down the road" which was almost universally seen as dig at Ipswich.

Matthew Hicks

A man who died following a crash in Sutton this week has been named as 48-year-old Richard 'Ricky' Tapp from Melton.


Three successful Suffolk businessmen who want to give back to their community are launching a start up lab to nurture the next generation of Suffolk entrepreneurs - and with a bit of luck, even to grow the county's first 'unicorn'.


On a national scale 2019 is set to be a momentous year for Britain's politicians with the country set to leave the EU on March 29 - but it is also set to be a big year for local politicians.

European Union

A spate of burglaries that ended in a village hall break-in and police chase on the A14 has sparked an appeal.


A Melton mum who was crowned the World's Strongest Woman and a look at 13 new restaurants and bars in Ipswich is on our don't miss list. Make sure you catch up with our top stories.


A mum-of-two has said she is finding it hard to sleep after her family's possessions were destroyed in a house fire.


A powerhouse supermum from Melton has been crowned the World's Strongest Woman - having only taken up the sport three-and-a-half years ago.

Suffolk New College

Greater Anglia will no longer apply charges to cash found in lost wallets and purses after a teenager's complaint to the firm sparked national outrage.

BBC Radio

A man who killed three small children and impaled their bodies on railings more than 40 years ago has been cleared for release from a Suffolk prison - prompting fear in the local community.

Therese Coffey

Train passengers in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Lowestoft will have to use replacement buses all day on Sunday while Greater Anglia carries out major works.


A Melton mother-of-two is eyeing up global glory as she travels to America in an international strong woman competition.

Suffolk New College

A trio of campaign groups are launching a series of exhibitions to highlight the drawbacks of building a new nuclear power station in Suffolk.


Controversial plans for 100 homes in Melton likened to "cheese wedges" by critics have been refused planning permission in the latest twist of the long-running saga.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz visited Woodbridge to give a talk hosted by Jules Button from the Woodbridge Emporium about his life and works. We caught up with him to talk about his home in Orford, his love for Suffolk and how he plans to spend eternity in the county.

United Kingdom

With Guy Fawkes night just a fading memory, Christmas is now looming closer with lighting switch-ons, the arrival of Santa and Christmas fayres now dominating our social calendars. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the family events coming up this week

West Suffolk Hospital

A Suffolk couple have celebrated their landmark blue sapphire wedding anniversary with a card from the Queen.


A Suffolk man has been hit with a £450 bill for dropping a cigarette on an Ipswich street.


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