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Yesterday, 18:59
England Ambulance Service

A toddler has been rushed to hospital with a fractured skull after a serious crash in Barningham this morning.

Yesterday, 11:48
Suffolk police

A woman complaining of back pain was released from her car by firefighters this morning after a crash in Barnadiston.

Yesterday, 09:43

A 15th century coaching inn on the Suffolk-Essex border has been given a £150,000 facelift.

Yesterday, 12:30

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Yesterday, 07:12
UK Power Networks

Engineers worked through the night to restore power to households across Suffolk and north Essex after the region was battered by winds of over 70mph.

Thu, 17:41
Jo Churchill

An A&E department in Suffolk had to close to ambulances for a temporary period because patient safety was at risk, it has been revealed.

Thu, 15:54

Staff at a west Suffolk primary school are celebrating following a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted five years after being placed in special measures.

Thu, 10:45
United Kingdom

Major traffic disruption and storm damage is being reported across the region today as gusts of up to 80mph were recorded in Suffolk and north Essex.

Thu, 10:27
House of Commons

An MP has told parliament 20 people died in instances when ambulances arrived late to emergencies in East Anglia during a spell of intense pressure over the Christmas period.

Thu, 08:00
Suffolk police

A well known west Suffolk pub has suddenly closed its doors after the district council received a licence review application from police, stating the premises was ‘associated with serious crimes and disorder’.

Wed, 19:56
Ipswich Hospital

Nearly nine nurses a day are leaving the NHS across the East of England, new figures reveal.

Wed, 15:49
Suffolk police

Three distraction thefts at cash machines in west Suffolk have prompted police to issue security advice.

Wed, 15:12
Tim Passmore

Reports of dogs worrying livestock in Suffolk have prompted appeals for pet owners to act responsibly.

Wed, 12:37

Paul Mackman is vice chair of the Eastern Board Chartered Institute of Marketing and managing director of Sudbury-based marketing agency Mackman Group, which celebrates 15 years in business in 2018. Here, he offers some advice to his younger self.

Wed, 10:52
West Suffolk College

A new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds which will open its doors to 700 students next year has unveiled its logo.

Wed, 10:45

The fitness suite at Sudbury Sports Centre has undergone a facelift with new equipment and redecoration.

Wed, 09:57
Chris Bell

Forecasters have warned of strong winds of around 65mph that are expected to sweep into the county this evening, as a wet and windy night is expected to continue into the morning.

Wed, 00:08
Suffolk Constabulary

A Suffolk woman reported missing has been found safe and well.

Tue, 18:37

A man from Bedfordshire has been arrested in connection with a ram-raid in Long Melford.

Tue, 17:00

A world-renowned Suffolk harpist accused of taking the virginity of a schoolboy more than three decades ago told police the teenager had sexually assaulted her, a court has heard.

Tue, 12:37
Tim Passmore

The Orwell Bridge is expected to close for the third time this winter as high winds are forecast again on Thursday morning.

Mon, 19:00

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Mon, 17:22
Met Office

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for very strong winds across Suffolk and Essex.

Mon, 12:03
Thomas Gainsborough School

A Great Cornard student will put her literary knowledge to the test after progressing to the area final of this year’s Book Mastermind.

Mon, 11:24

Churches in and around Sudbury are joining the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with seven consecutive days of services.

Mon, 10:36
Heritage Lottery Fund

An ambitious £1million project to transform a west Suffolk church into a community hub could become a reality.

Sunday, January 14, 2018
Ormiston Sudbury Academy

Dozens of students are reflecting on the success of their latest show at the Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

The hunt to find a new chief executive for Suffolk County Council is set to resume at the end of this month, after an attempt to recruit for the role failed last year despite a £32,000 campaign.

Saturday, January 13, 2018
West Suffolk Hospital

A new machine has been purchased for dementia patients at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds, thanks to the funds of the Forget-Me-Not Dementia campaign.

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Suffolk Police

Hate crimes have soared in Suffolk in the past two years with three reports a day now coming in to police in the county.

Friday, January 12, 2018

A Suffolk baby brand is helping a number of good causes with a charity design for one of its products.

Friday, January 12, 2018

High Street clothes retailer New Look is considering a plan to close around 10% of its British stores, according to reports.

Friday, January 12, 2018
Tim Passmore

It is staggering that drivers continue risking lives by using mobile phones at the wheel despite a zero-tolerance approach from police, a senior Suffolk detective is warning.

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Gordon Jones

Suffolk childcare providers have welcomed a payment increase – but warned the fight for sustainable funding is not over.

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