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Thousands of people - including schoolchildren - are hitting the streets today to support the Global Climate Strike, with a series of climate change protests happening across Suffolk and north Essex.


People have been asked to report any signs of cruelty to raptors as part of a national initiative being promoted by Suffolk Police.

Yesterday, 05:30

Planning permission to transform the former Stowmarket Middle School site into 38 much-needed affordable homes for the town has been granted.

Wed, 19:30

'Bury would not be the wonderful town it is if the abbey church was still with us, because we would be a city equivalent to Durham or York' says author

Wed, 19:00

Parents in Suffolk can now apply to secure a place for their children at schools for September 2020.

Wed, 11:51

A teenager has been left "shaken" after being grabbed by a biker on the streets of Stowmarket.

Wed, 10:10

Journalists of the future will begin cutting their news teeth on a new course at West Suffolk College.

Wed, 08:54

The A14 has reopened after an accident closed one lane near Stowmarket, causing long delays.

Wed, 00:01

A water company has been told to improve after a huge rise in complaints.

Tue, 19:00

Uncertainty over Brexit is taking its toll on sales of niche homes in Lavenham, leading independent estate agent Tim West of Sworders has said.

Tue, 16:47

Super-slimmer Lynn Parker is almost half the woman she was - after losing an incredible 9st 6lb.

Tue, 14:33

More than four vehicles from Suffolk police were spotted at an incident in Stowupland today.

Tue, 07:48

A Suffolk youngster is set to take on the world after being selected to represent England in an international karate competition next month.

Tue, 07:10

Find out how patients rate your doctor's surgery for booking an appointment and its overall experience by checking how it performed in our searchable table.

Tue, 05:32

Harry Fussey, 19 and Louis Cope-Cornell, 22, both from Newmarket, have been identified as the two occupants of a purple Volvo S40 which was found in a ditch on Dullingham Road, Newmarket.

Mon, 19:10

'She was a very courageous, dignified, loving, cheerful and inspiring woman, and we will all miss her dearly'

Mon, 12:42

An Aldeburgh man was told his phone and broadband would be cut off by an automated telephone scam.

Mon, 12:21

KFC are looking to bring their finger lickin' chicken to more towns across Suffolk and Essex including Felistowe, Stowmarket and Newmarket.

Mon, 11:44

British Transport Police have confirmed that a man in his 50s died on Saturday night after being hit by a train near Stowmarket.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Thousands of women in pink lined the darkened streets of Bury St Edmunds for the annual Girls Night Out charity walk.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Rail users are facing disruption after a person was hit by a train on the Norwich to London line.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Football fans heading to the Falcon in Ipswich town centre have had to look elsewhere for their pre-match pint after the pub was unexpectedly closed.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Around 3,000 walkers and cyclists will be taking a grand tour of Suffolk's churches today to help raise cash for the upkeep of some of the county's most historic places of worship.

Friday, September 13, 2019

The A14 at Stowmarket has fully re-opened this evening after a spill, which included chicken skins, forced it to close for a number of hours.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Families have been left fearing for the safety of their homes after a lorry got stuck in their street and only escaped after smashing into a wall.

Friday, September 13, 2019

A crest on a memorial in a Suffolk village church has been stolen.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Highways England have released pictures of the spill, which included a quantity of chicken skins, which led to huge tailbacks and delays on the A14 this morning.

Friday, September 13, 2019

A newly-launched police team dedicated to making Suffolk 'a hostile environment for criminals' has racked up 100 arrests.

Friday, September 13, 2019

A huge clean-up operation has opened one lane on the A14 near Stowmarket after a lorry carrying a large amount of meat, clothing and furniture shed its load causing massive delays.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

First time buyers are facing an 'impossible task' to get on the housing ladder as new figures reveal the cost of deposits has hit a 10-year high.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Nine fire crews from across Suffolk were sent to the scene of a fourth-storey cladding fire at a Stowmarket factory.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Two US fighter jets based in Suffolk have been involved in a high-speed near miss with two free falling skydivers.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Staff at a popular Suffolk gastropub are celebrating after it won a place in The Good Food Guide for the first time - less than a year after reopening.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Multi million pound plans for a scheme to integrate health, leisure and education services on one site in Bury St Edmunds have taken another step closer to completion.

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