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Local headlines

Wind speeds are set to pick up overnight ahead of a blustery and damp few days.

The Environment Agency has issued six new flood alerts for the coasts of Suffolk and Essex this afternoon.

Just one child in Suffolk referred for an autism assessment was seen within the mandatory 13 week period in 2019, shock new figures show - with waiting times nearly double what they should be.

A teenager who collided with a car in a late-night crash in Stowmarket is recovering in hospital after suffering a serious head injury.

A role play centre opening in Hintlesham this weekend is offering 10 special areas for children to play, including a fire station, vets and tea room.

Wind speeds of between 40 and 50mph are expected in Suffolk over the weekend - but there are currently no plans to close the Orwell Bridge.

The journalist, who reported on life and events in Bury St Edmunds, has died at the age of 88

Medication for common illnesses such as asthma and high blood pressure are being rationed by pharmacies across Suffolk due to a shortage in supply.

Are you looking for weekend inspiration? Here are 10 ideas - ranging from stage shows to a Market for Mums, and a full-scale circus.

A Stowmarket woman has rediscovered her confidence through the world of beauty pageants, after years of being housebound and "feeling like a zombie" due to living with epilepsy.

Our archives reveal tales of those lost in the last severe pandemic to grip the world

Hundreds of people have made insurance claims after Storm Dennis and Ciara wreaked havoc in the East Anglia - with one insurance company saying it has already had more than 400.

Rail passengers are facing disruption after a suspicious package was found on a Greater Anglia train.

The John Peel Centre in Stowmarket is to host one of the UK's most famous and influential folk rock bands at a one-off gig in May.

Thousands of us love this quirky village by the North Sea, with The House in the Clouds and its Peter Pan lake

An Ipswich anti-knife campaigner was shocked by news that only around a third of knife crime offenders in Suffolk over 18 are receiving an immediate custodial sentence.

An Ipswich anti-knife campaigner was shocked by news that only around a third of knife crime offenders in Suffolk over 18 are receiving an immediate custodial sentence.

More NHS staff in Suffolk look forward to going to work - but rising numbers of workers are reporting being bullied, harassed or abused by managers.

Parents in Suffolk are being targeted with free workshops on what to do if their child has an eating disorder - after shocking statistics revealed young people with conditions such as anorexia are not being seen fast enough.

"Tinkering around the edges" of Ipswich's traffic problems is not enough, according to opposition groups at Suffolk County Council.

Too many frontline nurses, doctors and NHS staff are subjected to violence, health secretary and West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has said - as he urged hospitals to take a zero tolerance approach to assaults.

A task force is to be formed to examine how to improve traffic congestion in Ipswich as highways chiefs prepare to formally mothball plans for a northern bypass.

Flood alerts remain in place this morning following on from Storm Dennis this weekend.

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