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Girls at a Suffolk school who are backing a campaign to end period poverty have said more needs to be done to break the taboo.

Mid Suffolk District Council’s cabinet has given the final sign-off for a £3million pot dedicated to buying property in the district which becomes available.

There’s going to be more unsettled conditions across Suffolk and Essex for the most part of the week.

More potholes on Suffolk’s roads are set to be repaired as part of a fresh purge of highways problems, according to roads chiefs.

A massively generous and “incredible” £150,000 legacy has propelled the Every Heart Matters appeal towards its £500,000 target.

The number of anti-social behaviour reports in Suffolk has dropped by nearly a third.

Brisk winds hit the region today but it has been unseasonally warm for this time of the year.

As East Anglia wakes up to another day of unseasonably warm weather, can we expect temperatures to reach record heights?

Family-run business Glasswells is inviting you to join in the celebrations as its modern Ipswich store marks its 10th birthday this year.

A Suffolk council criticised for not having provision for people to access services without heading into Ipswich has confirmed a second pop-up customer service site in Hadleigh.

A Honda mortorcycle was stolen near Stowmarket, along with its associated equipment, from a locked garage in the dead of night.

A dance night and bingo session and events organised by the local darts league in Bury St Edmunds have helped to boost the funds of the Every Heart Matters appeal by just over £2,000.

Questions have been raised over how effective school exclusions are, after concerns were raised that it could be driving youngsters into gangs.

The A14 heading westbound has been re-opened by Police after it was closed due to a large oil spill.

A new campaign has called on people across Suffolk to make a difference to education in their area by signing up as a school governor.

The case of a 28-year-old man from Eye who was charged with arson following a night-time fire in a flat complex in the town has been adjourned until next month to allow a psychiatric report to be prepared.

From Christchurch Park in Ipswich to Castle Park in Colchester, this is where you can watch the fireworks this Guy Fawkes Night.

Calls have been made for positions in public projects to be filled by ex-offenders to help them back into employment.

Mobile phone customers of Three network are to get a message today telling them that they have been registered for free flood warnings.

The first of Sony’s planned Spider-man spin-offs sees Tom Hardy star as Eddie Brock – an investigative reporter infected with an alien parasite that gives him special powers.

The summer weather is set to return to Suffolk and parts of Essex today and tomorrow with temperatures expected to reach the mid-twenties.

Three of the region’s hospitals have insisted their buildings are safe, despite data revealing a £59million backlog of “critical maintenance”.

More than £1million of funding for key projects in Mid Suffolk has been given the green light as part of a multi-million pound programme of countywide investment.

Suffolk police are appealing for more information after a serious road traffic collision at the weekend in north Suffolk.

A Suffolk museum is hosting a First World War centenary project featuring work from school children.

A black Volkswagen Beetle is lodged in a hedge after coming off a B-road near the village of Bacton, Stowmarket.

Updated: Factory fire in Stowmarket

Monday, October 8, 2018

Nine fire engines were originally called at 7.30am to a fire at the Munton’s Cedars Maltings factory on the Needham Road Industrial Estate.

Volunteers are needed to survey the region for remnants of traditional orchards.

People need to stop and think when buying products made from animals.

Further savings are likely to be needed next year, police bosses have warned – as new figures show soaring numbers of robberies, sexual offences and domestic crimes.

A campaign has been launched calling for Suffolk County Council to commit cash for free female sanitary products in schools for poorer families.

The sixth bell at Offton church near Stowmarket has had to be replaced after cracks began to appear in it.

The Met Office have issued weather updates after a “meandering jet stream” began to form over the Atlantic this week.

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