Search

Local headlines

A revamped vision for the future of Sudbury has been unveiled by town leaders, featuring new proposals for Belle Vue Park, a hotel, cinema and restaurants and cafes.

A music festival aimed at promoting Ipswich as a destination for touring artists will be held online on Friday, after coronavirus forced the cancellation of this year’s event.

A 52-year-old woman who sent a bomb hoax letter claiming there were bombs in care homes in Sudbury has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Anorexic teenager Averil Hart, who died just weeks into her first term at university, was referred into an eating disorder team experiencing a “severe staffing crisis”, an inquest heard.

Mystery still surrounds the identity of a suspected murder victim after human bones were found in a Sudbury river just over a month ago.

The latest coronavirus infection data released by the government shows a further fall in cases in parts of Suffolk – despite escalating numbers elsewhere.

A car has been seized and two men reported after police were alerted to possible hare coursing in rural parts of the Suffolk countryside.

The number of coronavirus cases in Suffolk’s hospital remains low despite concern over a second wave hitting the nation.

Nearly 60% of parents said they are worried about the size of their children’s class bubbles in Suffolk and Essex amid coronavirus fears – with more than half calling for face masks to become compulsory in schools.

The latest coronavirus infection data released by the government shows a further fall in cases in parts of Suffolk - despite fears of rising cases elsewhere.

The mother of a “beautiful and intelligent” teenager with anorexia, who penned a diary about her rapid weight loss while at university, has told an inquest her “tremendously courageous” daughter’s death could have been prevented.

Mobile coronavirus testing stations are continuing to visit towns across Suffolk and north Essex this week.

You can be fined up to £10,000 for failing to self-isolate when asked from today - as tough new rules to contain the spread of Covid-19 come into effect.

Two NHS managers at the region’s mental health trust were paid six figures to leave their jobs while it remained in special measures, it can be revealed.

An inquest into the death of a 19-year-old woman from Suffolk is due to take place from today - almost eight years after she died.

Coronavirus cases and infection rates are continuing to drop in Suffolk, but cases in north Essex have been rising, new public health figures show.

The deadline is nearing for people who want to apply to become “interested parties” who will have their say on the examination of the application to build Sizewell C.

These four criminals are currently wanted by Suffolk Constabulary and anyone who believes they may have seen them, or who has any information regarding their whereabouts, is urged to contact police on 101.

The rate of coronavirus infection in Suffolk has fallen again, new public health data reveals.

Go on your very own antiques roadshow discovering everything from retro glassware to upcycled chandeliers at these local shops.

New Government data has shown the last coronavirus R rate and infection rates in Suffolk.

The flu vaccine is offered free each year to children, but due to the coronavirus pandemic may be even more at the forefront of parents’ minds this winter.

More than £1.1million is being committed to a fresh three-year campaign in tackling county lines drug operations – with specialist hubs set for Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

A government-funded scheme supporting families in need during the coronavirus crisis will continue for a further 12 months in Suffolk thanks to fresh investment by Suffolk leaders.

Supermarkets in Suffolk and Essex – including Morrisons and Tesco – have introduced a purchase limit on a small number of key products.

Photo highlights

Community sport

Yesterday, 11:34

Former AFC Sudbury defender, Tyler French, has been named in the EFL Team of the Week after his performance for Bradford City at the weekend.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley felt “gutted” after learning of the postponement of tonight’s scheduled FA Cup extra preliminary round tie at Burton Park Wanderers, due to a home player testing positive for Covid-19, even though his side have consequently progressed into the next round. Likewise, Walsham le Willows have also been forced to withdraw from the FA Cup, for the same reason. ahead of tonight’s match at Newmarket Town.

A gymnastics club in Suffolk has been given a much-needed boost to help cope with the repercussions of closing down during Covid-19.

Danny Ayres’ partner has spoken about his struggles off the track after an inquest was opened into the speedway star’s death.

Suffolk driver Alex Albon will be back on track this weekend as the Formula One world championship starts up again.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has spoken openly about his son Christopher’s struggles with mental health as part of a new campaign.

Suffolk Bowls has lost one of its greatest-ever players following the death of Derek Johnson, writes Steve Prentice.

MyDate24 MyPhotos24