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Will you be giving any tips, or “Christmas boxes” to delivery people this Christmas? Have your say in our poll.

To recruit the best candidates companies must be prepared to step outside the traditional ways of doing things, according to Michelle Pollard, managing director of Spider.

Fundraisers have helped to boost the funds of the Every Heart Matters appeal and push it towards its £500,000 target.

Most of East Anglia will avoid the heavy rain sweeping across western parts of the UK during the day – but it will reach the region tonight.

A business has funded replacement Christmas lights following a spate of vandalism to help a picturesque Suffolk village “get its festive sparkle back”.

Three youth football teams have been crowned the winners of our ‘Club Together’ campaign – taking home a share of £10,000 to spend on vital sporting equipment for budding stars.

Blood donors in Suffolk are being urged to keep their lifesaving appointments before Christmas as missed sessions could hit stock levels over the critical festive period.

In his latest column, Suffolk police chief constable GARETH WILSON looks at the highs and lows of policing at Christmas - and how you can prevent yourself becoming a victim of crime during the festive season.

A Suffolk birdwatching group is offering people the chance to have something to crow about – by taking part in a county-wide rook survey.

Children at a special needs school in Sudbury are already benefitting from a new minibus that was funded through an Italian Job-inspired escapade around Italy.

A string of burglaries in a quiet rural town has left residents and councillors on high alert.

A property investment firm created by two Suffolk councils that had come under fire for investing outside of the county has acquired its first Suffolk asset.

They have been on a rollercoaster journey of self-discovery which is set to change their outlook on life forever.

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

A campaign has been launched to help new parents and carers cope with their baby’s crying.

The countdown to Christmas is something to dread for some who face the prospect of spending the holiday alone, with no-one to talk to or share their turkey with.

Five young Ipswich Town stars visited West Suffolk Hospital to spread some Christmas cheer and hand out presents to children.

Campaigners fighting plans for 150 homes in Long Melford are celebrating after the application was rejected by councillors.

Motorists are being warned that delays are likely in Sudbury on Friday due to a road closure for emergency patch repairs.

The “amazing” fundraising efforts of the community have been hailed after a multi-million pound cardiac centre was officially opened at West Suffolk Hospital.

A picturesque Suffolk village could soon have a permanent post office back in a building bought by the parish council.

A legal challenge has been made over Suffolk County Council’s decision to approve a new 420-place primary school beneath an RAF flightpath, claiming there was a “plain failure” to recognise childrens’ welfare.

It has been quite the year for Suffolk 13-year-old singer/songwriter Phoebe Austin following a series of musical highlights in 2018.

Organisers of the Lavenham Christmas Fair have hailed the event as “the best yet” as record numbers of people descended on the village for the festivities.

The Christmas lights in a picturesque Suffolk village have suffered from “continued vandalism” and will not be replaced should any further damage take place.

A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely.

A fresh purge of Suffolk’s potholes with an innovative road repair machine is set to kick off this week, thanks to cash from the Chancellor’s Budget.

Suffolk County Council has defended its decision to pursue traffic calming measures in Sudbury instead of a bypass, claiming that the high costs meant it was “never going to get funding”.

Fears have been raised that Suffolk may have a systemic problem with how children’s homes are run after a third establishment was given a poor Ofsted rating in the last 10 weeks.

Suffolk County Council will review its contract commissioning and procurement of services in a bid to help prevent modern slavery.

Thousands of people flocked to the historic Kentwell Hall, in Long Melford, yesterday and today, for the first of two Dickensian Christmas.

Father Christmas is set to tour round Long Melford later this month visiting a number of streets, roads and locations in the village.

The winners who tracked down all of the 18 stunning artworks in the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds, have been presented with their prizes.

After a bit of a damp and wet start to the day it’s set to get brighter later with good spells of sunshine being predicted by this afternoon.

Calls for soil to be placed “at the heart of the environmental agenda”.

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