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Police have been encouraged by the county’s homicide rate falling to the third lowest across England and Wales last year.

United Kingdom

Gun crime more than halved across Suffolk over the last year, according to new figures.

Suffolk police

A few weeks ago I outlined my concerns about the proposals to build Sizewell C power station in a part of the world I know well and is probably the most attractive part of the Suffolk coastline.

Wales

A major mortgage lender has launched a new deal to help first-time buyers get onto the property ladder without them needing to put down a deposit.

United Kingdom

Affluent recreational drug users have been accused of causing deprived communities to suffer by fuelling demand in a lucrative criminal trade.

Tim Passmore

Opinion The joy of six at McDonald’s

Monday, January 28, 2019

When the small incredibles, George, Wil and Herbie, came for the weekend, grandpa employed the survival technique known as “getting in wine” and we all had a happy meal.

Wales

Robberies soared by more than a third in Suffolk last year – as new figures revealed an overall increase in recorded crime across the county.

Suffolk police

More working farmers and their families are needing charity support as low income, debt, illness, evictions, extreme weather and problems with farm subsidy payments continue to beset the industry, the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) says.

United Kingdom

Stealing hedges can be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what thieves will take, as Lynne Mortimer discovers.

Lynne Mortimer

A BRIT award-winning rock band is the latest act set to perform at the summer series of concerts at Thetford Forest.

United Kingdom

A BRIT award-winning rock band is the latest act set to perform at the summer series of concerts at Thetford Forest.

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town have completed the signing of free agent central defender James Collins.

Luke Chambers

James Kelly, an 86-year-old from Woodbridge, is poised to complete his 200th parkrun tomorrow, at Ipswich. Carl Marston caught up with him

Wales

I’ve been following the Sizewell C saga carefully because I feel as if I have a personal stake in the issue.

United Kingdom

Some of the oldest trains on the Greater Anglia network are set to be rebuilt with revolutionary hydrogen power when they are replaced by new electric units over the next two years.

United Kingdom

MPs return to Parliament for the first time in 2019 this week – and on Wednesday they start the new debate on the Prime Minister’s deal to pull Britain out of the EU.

European Union

Suffolk and Essex are among the top 10 counties in Britain deemed to have the highest number of substandard bridges, it has been revealed.

United Kingdom

A growing number of breweries are launching low alcohol beers, and Suffolk’s own are leading the market

Greene King

January sales shoppers have been given crime prevention advice as figures reveal incidents of ‘pickpocketing’ are on the rise across Suffolk.

Suffolk police

If Greater Anglia’s promises come true, 2019 should be a very good year for the region’s rail passengers – the first new trains will start to be introduced and Network Rail should finish its long-term upgrade work between Shenfield and London.

Sudbury

It looks like there’s going to be lots of reasons to stay tethered to the sofa in 2019 as a whole host of new and returning drama hits the small screen. From Game of Thrones to Les Miserables, Line of Duty to Peaky Blinders, The Crown to Stranger Things, it’s going to be a great TV year.

BBC

Writer Joe Neal on the lost treasures of Colchester, saving newts from the bulldozers and why ‘if you don’t love enough, you’ll always regret it’. Oh - and why Brexit’s crucial

Ireland

Laurence Price’s metallic blue 1968 Ford Anglia 105E had a habit of reverting to battleship grey but some of their adventures had an added sense of danger.

My First Car

East of England firms’ confidence in the economy has fallen into negative territory, according to a banking barometer.

European Union

More people were sent straight to jail for knife crime in Suffolk during the 12 months ending September than in any other year of this decade.

UN Court

More than 150 homeless people are thought to have died in the region over the last five years, according to the first official estimated figures.

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town’s Under 18s beat league leaders Cardiff 2-1 on Saturday, thanks in part to a stunning 24-pass move which led to their first goal.

Wales

The rate of unsolved domestic abuse, serious sex offences and robberies is rising across Suffolk – and fewer victims are supporting police investigations.

Tim Passmore

Forecasters are warning Suffolk and north Essex could see a sprinkling of sleet over the next few days – as overnight temperatures look set to plummet.

Met Office

There is a temptation to spend yourself broke at Christmas but take care, you could spend a long time paying for a happy Christmas.

United Kingdom

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