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A 69-year-old dance teacher who completed a 500-mile trek across Spain with a trolley last month is urging people to sign up for a Sudbury walking event.

A former heart patient who owes his life to West Suffolk Hospital has backed the £500,000 Every Heart Matters appeal to build a brand new cardiac diagnostic unit in Bury St Edmunds.

A historic west Suffolk town is set to see the return of its market next month after an absence of 20 years.

Ed Sheeran will compete against friend Stormzy for this year’s Mercury Prize.

Parish councillors in a west Suffolk village have recommended controversial plans for 100 homes be refused amid infrastructure concerns.

Roman Catholics in East Anglia are to embark on the first stage of a campaign which could see Suffolk war hero, humanitarian and philanthropist Leonard Cheshire become a saint.

One end of Carr Street, Ipswich, was until recently, dominated by the Co-op’s department stores, writes David Kindred.

A man and woman who unleashed a torrent of racist abuse at a Polish pub manager leaving her feeling unwelcome in a country she called home for 15 years must pay her compensation.

Grandparents are used more than nurseries and pre-schools when it comes to childcare, it has been revealed.

The Duke of Cambridge leaves his role as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance today. Here, he tells of his pride at doing the job, and pays tribute to his colleagues, and to the people of East Anglia.

A Suffolk footballer who lost both his legs in a horrific hit and run crash has fulfilled his ambition of walking down the aisle on his wedding day.

Parents face paying “daunting” travel costs at a Suffolk secondary school after an academy trust “breached” an agreement to subsidise free transport for pupils in surrounding villages, it has been claimed.

The sight of caravans at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, prompted concerns that an encampment of travellers who left last week had returned.

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, environment secretary Michael Gove has announced.

An 88-year-old man who died following a road collision in Barton Mills has been formally named as former referee Charles McCulloch, of Seymore Street, Cambridge.

Paramedics’ efforts to treat a blind RAF veteran who suffered a severe stroke at his Sudbury home were “severely hampered” by a large metal fence, it has been claimed.

A 94-year-old Cavendish woman celebrated 30 years of volunteering this week after first stepping into a Sue Ryder shop in 1987 looking for something to do with her spare time.

The number of takeaway food shops in England has risen by 4,000 in the past three years, it can be revealed.

Red carpet parades will showcase Suffolk’s favourite dog breeds in style this weekend as the county celebrates a landmark tenth anniversary.

The summer holidays have started so you will be trying to think of things to do with the kids. Unfortunately in the UK the weather is not always on our side, so we have created a list of the best indoor and outdoor places to go for a swim.

A charity supporting West Suffolk Hospital has launched its biggest ever fundraising campaign in a bid to fund a diagnostic unit at a new cardiac centre being built at the Bury St Edmunds site.

Police have halted filling in the landfill cell where they believe the body of missing RAF man Corrie McKeague is located.

The father of missing Corrie McKeague blocked the entrance to the Cambridgeshire landfill site just days after police called off their search for the RAF serviceman.

Ipswich Town players will proudly carry the crest of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) on their back this coming season.

Funnel clouds - the infants of full scale tornados - were reported across East Anglia over the weekend.

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