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Officials behind the Stars of Suffolk awards are urging people to make nominations for carer of the year.

A top barrister from Suffolk has spoken out in a planning row over proposals for a multi-million pound expansion he fears may threaten the tranquillity of Constable Country.

It is some time since the Labour Party went into a conference season with swagger and confidence – this year they very much do.

Doctors anticipating a severe outbreak of flu this winter are desperately urging vulnerable people in Suffolk to get vaccinated against the virus.

The latest version of the iPhone, the 8 and 8 Plus went on sale for the first time this morning.

Go for regular eye tests – it could not only save your sight, but also your life. This is the message being pushed by campaigners across Suffolk and Essex during National Eye Health Week, from September 18-24.

Sunshine is set to pour down on Suffolk this weekend – bringing a summer feel back to the county just in time for one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

The most popular baby names for 2016 in England and Wales have been revealed with Olivia and Oliver being ranked as the number one choices.

With the weekend only a few days away you might be wondering how you are going to spend it, check out our what’s on guide for events near you.

The founder of a charity that supports sexually abused children in Suffolk has given an insight into what it’s like working in this harrowing field as the organisation marks its fifth birthday.

A Sudbury 24-year-old who jacked in her comfortable office job and promotion to pursue her dream career in filmmaking landed work on the latest Ridley Scott blockbuster just two months after making the big decision.

A Great Cornard computer programmer who downloaded more than 150 indecent images of children has been given a suspended prison sentence.

The region’s ambulance service has more than doubled its spend on private ambulances in just one year because of staff shortages and rising demand, new figures reveal.

Test your knowledge of Suffolk and European towns that are twinned together in our quiz.

Church leaders are delighted with progress in their schools, which they say are committed to providing high standards of education rooted in Christian values.

Venues and planners in west Suffolk are being invited to tap into the popularity of Cambridge as a location for events.

The mother of missing serviceman Corrie McKeague has spoken about facing her son’s 24th birthday without him, as the family face their “toughest” month since he disappeared.

A Boxford groundsman who found a winning lottery ticket stuffed in his wallet a month after the draw says the windfall “will take a while to sink in”.

Written patient complaints against Colchester General Hospital almost doubled in the first quarter of 2017/18 compared to the same period last year, new figures reveal.

The three main hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex are winning their fight against so-called bed blocking, new figures reveal, but bosses recognise there’s still work to be done.

Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Association of Local Councils have joined together to relaunch Suffolk’s Most Active Communities for 2017.

Storm Aileen brought 60mph winds to Suffolk and north Essex this week, causing falling trees, blocked roads and homes without power. But what will the weather bring this weekend?

As suicide rates across the East of England continue to soar, leaders in Suffolk are urging people to take simple steps to show friends and family who may be struggling that they are not alone.

A road in Suffolk was closed for four hours last night and into the early hours of this morning after a vehicle crashed into a ditch.

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