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Yesterday, 19:30
Ipswich Live

Stars from across the world have donated items to the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction. Today, we look at some of the best sporting lots – including contributions from Usain Bolt, Ben Stokes and Dame Jessica Ennis Hill.

Yesterday, 10:03

West End veteran Ruthie Henshall, crowned one of Suffolk’s most inspiring women, has signed up for the 2020 edition of I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here.

Tim Passmore

Staying in Tier 1 is Suffolk’s best chance at economic recovery from Covid-19, Suffolk leaders have said.

Fri, 19:32
Anglian Water

Conmen posing as bogus callers from a fictional “water board” are likely to be on the prowl during the darker winter nights, it has been warned.

Fri, 18:51
Suffolk Live

A road outside of Ipswich was closed for around seven hours after a serious crash involving two vehicles.

Fri, 18:28
Coronavirus

The latest coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk and north Essex have been revealed by the government.

Fri, 17:42
Ipswich Live

An inquest into the death of a baby girl whose body was found at a recycling centre in Needham Market has been adjourned.

Fri, 15:45
Suffolk Live

Tests on more human remains found following the discovery of bones in a Suffolk river have shown they all belonged to the same person.

Suffolk County Council

Government plans to bypass the planning system in order to set up lorry parks for queued up port traffic post-Brexit have been dubbed “a disgrace” amid fears locals will not get a voice.

Robert Lindsay

Calls for a blanket 20mph speed limit for Suffolk’s residential roads have been rejected amid opinions that it could not be enforced.

Thu, 11:31

The auction lots for the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction include donations from stars across the world – and include everything from Ed’s childhood Lego, to tickets for the GRAMMY Awards. Here are some of the unique offerings.

Thu, 11:01
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

The trust that runs West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds has bought a multi-million-pound manor house with 70 acres of land as an option for its new site.

Mary Evans

More than 1,200 school pupils and 160 teachers in Suffolk have had to self-isolate because of potential coronavirus risks, new data has revealed.

Thu, 05:30
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran’s handwritten lyrics to his global hit Perfect will be among more than 200 exclusive and unique lots auctioned to raise funds for two Suffolk good causes.

Wed, 19:57

Suffolk’s foodbanks are already gearing up for what they’re predicting will be a long winter.

Mary Evans

Applications for spare seats on school buses in Suffolk open on Friday, after having to be frozen because of coronavirus.

Wed, 12:12

A meteor shower over Suffolk and Essex is expected to peak tonight and tomorrow - with up to 25 “very bright” shooting stars an hour.

Wed, 11:30
Coronavirus

Imposing a new national coronavirus lockdown would be “inappropriate” for East Anglia, a leading medic advising the government has said.

Suffolk County Council

Covid-19 test centres in Suffolk have been given a boost after public health chiefs confirmed extra capacity had been made to test people locally.

Wed, 09:03

Heavy rain and wind are set to continue hitting Suffolk this morning after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning.

Wed, 07:30
Ipswich

There were twice as many drug-related deaths in Ipswich last year compared to the previous year, new figures have revealed.

Mary Evans

Hundreds of laptops have been dished out to children in Suffolk to help them while learning at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Suffolk County Council

Cases of gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia have significantly risen in Suffolk, but health bosses have said that the county remains much lower than other areas.

Tue, 15:53

New figures have broken down where coronavirus cases have been reported in communities across Suffolk.

Tue, 15:23

A senior GP has described continuing national failures to protect patients with anorexia at the inquest into the death of a university student.

Tue, 12:23
Suffolk Live

Suffolk and north Essex are braced for a downpour of rain tomorrow with a yellow weather warning issued for the region.

Tue, 11:54

A firefighter has raised hundreds of pounds after completing a gruelling fitness test 13 times in 12 hours - all in heavy kit.

Tue, 06:43

There are little more than 10 days left to secure your child’s place at your first choice secondary school for September next year - but how do you apply?

Tue, 06:01
Suffolk Live

A county lines drug dealer who tried to throw away a bundle of wraps worth up to £3,000 after being confronted by police in a Bury St Edmunds alleyway has been jailed for 30 months.

Tue, 05:55
Suffolk Live

MPs from around the county are backing our campaign for people to Shop Local and help rescue Suffolk’s economy.

Tue, 05:43
Suffolk Live

Care homes “feel a little bit more confident than before” in treating Covid-19 patients as cases surge - but hope coronavirus and flu combined will not overwhelm staff, a Suffolk healthcare official has said.

Mon, 19:01
Coronavirus

Priest Lynda Sebbage knows exactly what it means to put grief on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mon, 17:10
Suffolk Live

Eight Prezzo restaurants across Suffolk and north Essex are now open for bookings - and one more will re-open its doors before the end of the month.

Mon, 17:05

Eating disorder patients are still facing gaps in support in the east, nearly eight years on from the death of a teenager with anorexia nervosa, an inquest heard.

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