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So few rape suspects are being charged in Suffolk that police are more likely to catch bike thieves than rapists.

From burgers to gourmet dinners for two, here are just some of the places locally offering collections and delivery.

A mother haunted by what happened to her son’s organs after his death has expressed shock after it emerged small parts of his lungs, liver and pancreas were also removed during his post-mortem examination.

So few rape suspects are being charged in Suffolk that police are more likely to catch bike thieves than rapists.

The rate of coronavirus infection in Suffolk and north Essex is continuing to increase – with cases doubling in some areas.

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford – who has been tweeting support for businesses offering free school meals – has included a Suffolk pub in his round-up.

A Suffolk MP helped to plant 1,000 crocus bulbs in Sudbury to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio.

There are huge variations in infection rates across Suffolk and north Essex, new data has revealed – with cases falling in some areas and spiking in others.

A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain and gusty winds in parts of the East of England, including Ipswich and Colchester.

West End veteran Ruthie Henshall, crowned one of Suffolk’s most inspiring women, has signed up for the 2020 edition of I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here.

Stars from across the world have donated items to the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction. Today, we look at some of the best sporting lots – including contributions from Usain Bolt, Ben Stokes and Dame Jessica Ennis Hill.

Staying in Tier 1 is Suffolk’s best chance at economic recovery from Covid-19, Suffolk leaders have said.

Conmen posing as bogus callers from a fictional “water board” are likely to be on the prowl during the darker winter nights, it has been warned.

The latest coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk and north Essex have been revealed by the government.

The victim of a crash on the A143 involving a Shelby Daytona sports car has been named as 46-year-old Sophie Hayhow.

Tests on more human remains found following the discovery of bones in a Suffolk river have shown they all belonged to the same person.

Government plans to bypass the planning system in order to set up lorry parks for queued up port traffic post-Brexit have been dubbed “a disgrace” amid fears locals will not get a voice.

Calls for a blanket 20mph speed limit for Suffolk’s residential roads have been rejected amid opinions that it could not be enforced.

A surprise Spitfire flight was a birthday dream come true for 80-year-old Jannette Service.

The auction lots for the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction include donations from stars across the world – and include everything from Ed’s childhood Lego, to tickets for the GRAMMY Awards. Here are some of the unique offerings.

The trust that runs West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds has bought a multi-million-pound manor house with 70 acres of land as an option for its new site.

More than 1,200 school pupils and 160 teachers in Suffolk have had to self-isolate because of potential coronavirus risks, new data has revealed.

Ed Sheeran’s handwritten lyrics to his global hit Perfect will be among more than 200 exclusive and unique lots auctioned to raise funds for two Suffolk good causes.

A West Suffolk primary school has raised an impressive £6,000 - giving half away to a community-based charity.

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