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Local headlines

A growing number of children are falling victim to sexual predators, according to latest figures - and lockdown has put young people at even greater risk.

A survey will help understand how the use of digital services has impacted on people’s ability to access healthcare.

A new food and drink trailer is providing refreshment to visitors of Needham Lake this summer before new facilities are open.

A Suffolk village is celebrating after winning a major grant towards the cost of new community facilities for its historic church.

Find out where your nearest coronavirus testing centre is in Suffolk this week.

The story of Saint Edmund, the child king of East Anglia, is very much part of the fabric of this area.

We all know Geordies are from Newcastle and Brummies are from Birmingham, but the name for someone from Suffolk remains unsettled.

The streets and gardens of Bildeston were filled with figures of fun after being taken over by scarecrows for the weekend.

A historic Suffolk pub has been put on the market.

The weekend will continue to be warm and dry tomorrow daytime, but the evening may see the start of stormy weather.

Environmental activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) and concerned residents marched in Thurston in protest of Persimmon Homes’ decision to axe a centuries-old oak tree as part of their new development.

Slimming World clubs in Suffolk are to start reopening from Monday – with organisers saying they “excited to be back” helping members with their weight and lifestyle goals in person.

Today is officially the hottest day of 2020 so far - and, judging by these pictures, you have certainly been enjoying the sun.

Temperatures soared to the highest recorded this year in Suffolk as the county continues to enjoy a scorching heatwave.

Families have been making the most of the summer sunshine on what could become the hottest day of the year.

A huge blaze which destroyed 14,000sq m of Thetford Forest has prompted stark warnings about fire safety as an expected heatwave brings tinder dry conditions.

The coronavirus infection rate has decreased in almost all local authority areas in Suffolk – with the number of new cases more than halving.

Suffolk is set to bask in scorching temperatures over the weekend - with people being urged to cut down on their water use.

An Ipswich man accused of three burglaries in one night, including the alleged theft of a puppy from one property has been cleared after the prosecution dropped the case against him.

A noise warning has been issued to locals ahead of American fighter jet training from RAF Lakenheath.

Coastal erosion won’t jeopardise plans for a massive nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast - even if nightmare worst case scenarios for flooding come true, environmental experts have said.

A decision on whether 65 new homes will be built near an old bacon factory in Elmswell has been delayed - after councillors disagreed on whether to give the plans the go-ahead.

Suffolk has recorded its first week of no coronavirus deaths since the disease arrived in March, new data reveals.

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