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A heroin antidote is now available without subscription at five Suffolk pharmacies.

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Suffolk Libraries will be brightening up their book stores this weekend ahead of Elmer's Big Parade - Suffolk to celebrate 30 years of the popular patchwork elephant.


If you run out of an essential item over the bank holiday, or need some chops and sausages for a last-minute barbecue, when will your local supermarket be open? This is our guide to opening times on bank holiday Monday, May 27.

Officers have been called to the A14 westbound at Haughley after a multi-vehicle collision.

Plans to make minor highways projects like 20mph zones, pedestrian crossings and double yellow lines easier to carry out have been given approval.

Social care services for children in Suffolk have been hailed by independent inspectors as being of an "exceptionally high standard" after being just one of a handful in the country to get the top rating.

Yesterday, 19:30

An inquest has been opened into the death of a musician in Bury St Edmunds who believed he was the reincarnation of Jesus Christ.

Yesterday, 15:09

A Suffolk charity will receive £40,000 in unrestricted funding after scooping a prestigious national award for its work.

Yesterday, 12:22

Which pharmacies will be open on bank holiday Monday, May 27? Check our guide if you need to pick up medicines or ask a pharmacist for advice

Yesterday, 11:13

Children's social care services in Suffolk have been awarded an 'outstanding' rating from Ofsted following an inspection.

A dramatic first meeting of the new-look Mid Suffolk District Council has resulted in a new leader - but went down to the wire with the chairman's casting vote.

Mon, 18:09

A teenager has been charged in connection with suspected drug offences in Bury St Edmunds.

Mon, 17:32

The number of Suffolk teenagers being housed in unregulated accommodation has more than quadrupled in the past decade - amid concerns about their vulnerability to criminals and paedophiles.

Mon, 11:13

Experts from the RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Buglife and the Suffolk Biodiversity Information name species they believe could become extinct from our region.

Mon, 10:56

A motorcyclist remains in a serious condition in hospital after a crash in Debenham at the weekend.

Mon, 10:32
Bury St Edmunds

Dogs of all shapes and sizes and even some dressed as Disney characters, had a 'pawesome' time at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds yesterday.

Mon, 07:18

GP patients in east and west Suffolk now have the ability to book and manage appointments and order repeat prescriptions through an app on their smart phone.

Mon, 05:30

Families across the county are set to lace up their walking shoes and ditch the school run as part of a week-long campaign to boost activity levels in Suffolk.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Weird and Wonderful Wood has lived up to its name, with an amazing selection of wood-themed attractions at the annual event.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

With the UN suggesting we're all going to hell in a handcart, one of our greatest writers about farming and rural life still reminds us what we risk losing

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Thousands of Suffolk and Essex pupils have endured Key Stage 2 SATs tests this week - now's your chance to see how you would do.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

A vital bus service linking Hadleigh, Sudbury and many Suffolk villages which looked under threat of closure will continue, it has been revealed.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Prince William has spoken of how he was left with a "very depressing" feeling when dealing with families losing their loved ones during his time as an East Anglian Air Ambulance pilot.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Suffolk families who qualify for free school transport must opt-in before the end of the month - or risk sacrificing their child's bus pass for next term.

Friday, May 17, 2019

A murderer with links to Suffolk has absconded from prison and is currently on the loose.

Friday, May 17, 2019

It may be a dog eat dog world out there, but some say having pets in the workplace can reduce stress. We hounded three business people to ponder the question...

Friday, May 17, 2019

One last ticket for Led Zeppelin's gig in Ipswich is going on sale tomorrow - as part of a music and memorabilia auction in Suffolk.

Vital road changes such as crossings and 20mph zones could be completed faster if councillors are given access to four years of funding in one go.

More than 50,000 children in Suffolk are being brought up in poverty, shock new statistics have revealed.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Leading businessman says the current business rates system for the hospitality sector needs reform as it is a "tax on success".

Thursday, May 16, 2019

A unknown man who approached a teenage girl in Manningtree has sparked warnings over students' personal safety from a school.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Eagle-eyed commuters spotted a horse on the roof of the Princes Street fire station in Ipswich this morning - but what was the plastic model doing there?

Thursday, May 16, 2019

A tense community will see more police on the streets of Ipswich after a 30-year-old man was stabbed.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

A scheme which will see community volunteers carry out low level maintenance around their roads was launched yesterday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

An anonymous report of a possible knife-point robbery outside a Suffolk Tesco has left police appealing for further help.

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