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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.

Sport and physical activity are vital to addressing feelings of isolation, a major conference on health and fitness in the county has heard.

Yesterday, 15:56

Emergency services have located the missing Thomas Pritchard, 81, from Stowmarket.

Yesterday, 12:58

Two cars skidded off the road on a patch of black ice at the same spot this morning – prompting advice from police about driving in difficult weather conditions.

Yesterday, 17:52

The white stuff could still fall on west Suffolk today and hit the east tomorrow morning.

Richard Smith

More than £10million of cutbacks remain in Suffolk County Council’s budget, it has emerged – with controversial plans to phase out Citizens Advice grants still set to go ahead.

Gordon Jones

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

Yesterday, 09:11

A flypast to honour the victims of a US bomber crash in Sheffield 75 years ago will go ahead after a moving campaign was launched, it was been confirmed.

Yesterday, 08:25

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued today and there is a chance of some snow showers in the region.

Yesterday, 07:30

The number of homeless people visiting A&E departments in Bury St Edmunds and Colchester has increased considerably in the past six years, an investigation has revealed.

Yesterday, 05:30
West Suffolk Hospital

New mums across Suffolk with post-natal depression and other mental health issues will benefit from targeted support when a specialist service expands its staff numbers.

Mon, 19:00

It’s not long until half term, which runs from February 16-24. Here are suggestions of some things to do which are educational, and fun as well!

Mon, 16:06

Do you remember when Freddos cost just 10p? Well this week is your chance to step back in time thanks to Tesco.

Mon, 09:12

A giant spherical moon sculpture will be installed in Bury St Edmunds as part of an immersive lunar experience next month.

Mon, 09:00
United Kingdom

Military veterans are delaying asking for help with their mental health for nearly four years, survey results have revealed.

Mon, 06:30

A £1million fund looks set to be introduced amid concerns hundreds of Suffolk children are being left to struggle with speech and language difficulties, potentially leaving them with life-long problems.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Thousands of pounds could be waiting for people living in Suffolk as dozens of estates remain unclaimed.

Sunday, January 20, 2019
United Kingdom

Not sure how to prepare? Want to get out of the house instead? Find out bird feed recipes and events around Suffolk in the RSPB’s comprehensive Big Garden Birdwatch 2019 guide.

Sunday, January 20, 2019
United Kingdom

January 21 is designated Blue Monday. Christmas is over, the credit card bills are in, the weather’s rubbish and you don’t get paid until the last day of the month. Here are some tips to get through it.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Concerns have been raised over the welfare of a missing teenager.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

In his latest column, Suffolk chief constable GARETH WILSON writes about why an increase in council tax is needed to pay for more policing.

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Andrew Stringer

A Suffolk council which is under threat of having to approve speculative developments could be in a position to demonstrate its five year land supply by March.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Suffolk highways will be gritting the A12 and A14 as they prepare for sub-zero road temperatures in East Anglia tonight.

Friday, January 18, 2019
Suffolk County

Angry residents have said a “ludicrous” 98-day road closure that will cut off a main route into their village should be reconsidered.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Extinction Rebellion speaker due to give talk at Green Party meeting in Suffolk next week

Thursday, January 17, 2019
John Peel Centre

The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket is preparing for week of music and film by announcing the winner of their poster competition, run in partnership with the University of Suffolk.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council has scrapped plans to force all staff to take a day of unpaid leave each year as part of cost-cutting measures, following union pressure.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Andrew Stringer

A council-owned investment company which has come under fire for acquiring retail sites outside of Suffolk could be set to borrow another £50million to pump into more property.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Daniel Whytock of discusses the technology likely to impact the retail sector in coming years.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Matthew Hicks

Plans for 126 homes on undeveloped land in Eye have been pushed back after councillors poured scorn on flawed road access proposals.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Police in Stowmarket have released images of a man they want to speak to for the allegedly racially aggravated abuse of a taxi driver.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
United Kingdom

The Stowmarket Chorale is busy rehearsing for its first concert of the year, to be held at the town’s United Reformed Church.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Windows were smashed and vehicles damaged in a spate of vandalism across Stowmarket, police believe.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Snow and sleet could hit Suffolk and north Essex tomorrow as temperatures plunge, according to weather experts.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A bike was stolen from a Stowmarket home over the weekend and police are appealing for help to trace it.

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