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The man who died in a road traffic collision in Ipswich town centre on Saturday night was named as Polish national Robert Wolski.

Three teenagers have been bailed by police after being questioned in connection with the stabbing of an 18-year-old.

They are some of Suffolk’s most inspiring heroes who go above and beyond to help their communities and the most vulnerable in society.

Householders in Suffolk have been urged to open their doors to vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness - in a bid to cut the risk of rough sleeping.

Parents are being asked to make voluntary contributions to pay for school essentials following cuts to per pupil funding across Suffolk and Essex, according to a teaching union.

A new round-the-clock crisis response service is to be set up to help cope with growing numbers of people with mental ill health in Suffolk.

Calls for a Suffolk council to ensure domestic abuse services are appropriately funded have been given unanimous backing.

A group of villagers have launched a scheme to support those in need of help in their community after fearing some residents might be isolated and lonely.

Calls for Suffolk County Council to formally adopt a policy backing the break-up of the region’s mental health trust have failed to win support.

A former East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star sports reporter completed his first half-marathon at the weekend less than three years since he was diagnosed with a form of leukaemia.

The link between mental and physical health is to be targeted with £2.6million NHS cash for Suffolk to improve support for people with conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.

British Summer Time is just around the corner as the clocks are due to go forward later this month.

Clear skies, sunny spells and cool temperatures - Suffolk and Essex have a week of settled weather ahead in the latest forecast.

From its scenic leafy surroundings to its peaceful village church, Kelsale cum Carlton may seem like the typical quaint rural village you would expect to find in the heart of Suffolk.

Suffolk Market Events is launching three new farmers markets this year, helping to bring scores of local producers face-to-face with customers and re-energising town centres.

A turf war has broken out between the local councils and the Government over whether garden waste should be collected for free.

Sudbury could receive funding to transform its town centre after the council made a bid for a slice of a government funding pot.

Pop rock band The Hoosiers have been confirmed to play at a popular music festival held in memory of a Sudbury teenager.

Regional electronics retailer says it has received a “highly attractive” offer for its premises.

Getting a little brother ready for school, making food for dad or being a calming influence on a sibling with behavioural issues - these are some of the varied roles of remarkable young carers in Suffolk.

Overwhelming agreement to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of the council becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Senior officers across Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Failing to back calls to form a dedicated task force for improving outcomes of Suffolk’s girls has been dubbed a “major step backwards for gender equality”.

Previously unseen photographs of the Queen and Prince Philip relaxing at a picnic have emerged for sale in East Anglia.

Controversial proposals to develop part of Belle Vue Park in Sudbury came under scrutiny at the town council’s annual meeting.

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