Drivers using the A14 have been told the Orwell Bridge currently remains open - but could close later today due to the strong winds forecast.


Town fan Karl Fuller is proud of Town's fans... And the noise they made at the Hawthorns

Teddy Bishop

East Anglia is wonderful, of course - but is there an aspect of life in the area which you would consign to Room 101?

Ed Sheeran

Police dogs might think they are just playing games - but their handlers know just how vital their role is.

Tim Passmore

Following our previous selection of memories of family cars from years gone by, more people from around the area have been sharing their reminiscences.


Colchester's elephants are popular residents of the town's zoo - but plans to bring a new one nearer the town centre have not gone down well with the town's MP Will Quince or his Conservative colleagues.

Essex County Council

Specsavers have launched an investigation after a Suffolk war veteran was allegedly accused of "invading countries" and "killing innocent people" at the chain's Woodbridge branch.


Karl Fuller says I suppose you have to take the rough with the smooth!

Jonas Knudsen

News that Suffolk Coastal council taxpayers will be paying for a £15,000 "celebration" of the district's 45 years to mark its dissolution next month has not gone down well in the district.


In his weekly column, MIKE BACON takes a look at why more sports stars are protecting themselves from 'going viral'.

Paul Lambert

Police have apologised for their handling of a complaint about a Suffolk woman's online comments on gender.

Suffolk police

Remember when cars seemed to be part of the family, and even had nicknames? Here are memories from around the area of the vehicles our mums, dads and grandparents drove when we were young.


Students and teachers have donned bright colours on a dreary day to help launch a campaign to support young people's emotional wellbeing.


The debut film from a Norfolk director, created to mark the Armistice centenary, was shot entirely in East Anglia.


Playing games in the snow is perhaps seen as something children love to do more than adults.

Met Office

Drivers have been warned to take great care on Suffolk's road as snow settles in parts of the county, resulting in "terrible driving conditions".

Met Office

He's got a rising social media following, a mean fashion sense and bar stool reserved in Ed Sheeran's local watering holes - introducing Lord Jefferey, the next superstar to come out of Framlingham.


Spring might not be on its way just yet, but striking white snowdrops are already emerging. Here are 7 great places to see them, plus many more suggestions.


A community has rallied around an Ipswich Town FA Cup winner after his prized medal was stolen in a burglary.


Slade, Abba or even Timmy Mallett? Which was the first cassette you ever bought? Following reports that cassettes are making a comeback, people have been recalling the first tape they owned.


A coroner has opened an inquest into the death of a 31-year-old man who was killed in a car crash two days before Christmas.

Colin Noble

An official Conservative Twitter account called an Ipswich councillor a "silly girl" during a heated exchange online, and has neither apologised or explained who made the comment.

Labour Party

Ensors Chartered Accountants has revealed the new electric blue t-shirts for the Ipswich Building Society Twilight Road Race 2019 as chosen by the public.

Ipswich Town Football Club

The beautiful story of Tony Foulds' lifelong devotion to the men who saved his life in 1944 has touched Britain. Let's hope Tony gets his fly past. It would be a fitting tribute to the 10 USAAF servicemen who died, and to Tony himself, says Liz Nice


New regular columnist Iain Dale is well-known as the award-winning presenter on LBC Radio's weekday evening discussion show and will voice his highly-regarded view each week. This week he looks at policing

Theresa May

Two Suffolk non-league clubs are to stage a friendly fixture to raise awareness of cardiomyopathy, writes Nick Garnham.


Business owners, their staff and self-employed freelancers who need to gain more knowledge, information and experience in marketing or accounts can now do so, in Bury St Edmunds and in Ipswich.


A man who died in a tragic car crash on a Suffolk road just days before Christmas has been named by police.

Colin Noble

'Tis the season to be jolly, and we certainly don't want to be Grinches! But just a few things can get annoying. Here is a selection of people's lighthearted festive gripes.


A key road which forms a route through a Suffolk town is to be closed for most of today (Wednesday, December 19) so that emergency repairs can be carried out.


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