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Hundreds of sixth-formers are discovering their long-awaited A-level grades across east Suffolk following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

The long-serving editor of the East Anglian Daily Times has announced his decision to retire at the end of September.

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.

Thousands of students in Suffolk today find out their A-level results. Here is a guide for parents and students about what happens on the day and what to do after discovering your results, with advice from the University of Suffolk and UCAS.

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey will visit every town and village in her constituency in the space of four days later this month.

A group of young people on Inspire Suffolk’s team programme have been working hard to benefit the residents of a nursing home by improving their garden area.

If you are on holiday – whether visiting the region, on school hols or on a local staycation – Suffolk and Essex offer a huge variety of attractions for daytrips. Whether it’s the seaside, museums, shopping, castles or tea and cake, here’s a week’s list of ideas to get you out and about.

The last phase of a £5.4m scheme to bring nearly 60 new affordable homes to Martlesham is now complete after Suffolk Housing welcomed its final tenants to the properties.

A new Halloween event is creeping into Ipswich this year in support of a local hospice charity.

It has been almost 60 years since Sir Cliff Richard was signed to a music label. To celebrate, we have created a quiz that will test your knowledge of his lyrics.

Are you stuck for ideas on what to do this weekend? Get some inspiration from our list of activities around Suffolk and north Essex from Friday, August 18, to Sunday, August 20.

Visitors to the resort will miss out on one of its best-loved and biggest events this year – after the attraction decided to relocate to another part of the country.

Hylands Park in Chelmsford will be full of festival goers this weekend but when will your favourites acts take to the stage.

Shoppers mingling with traffic in the town centre, busy public houses and a major shopping chain opening in town, were all part of life in Ipswich during the 1970s, writes David Kindred.

A Leiston man was tortured by a man who locked him in his home and threw boiling water from a kettle over him, a court has heard.

A young artist from Framlingham was quick on the draw to help open a new show home in the town.

This month marks 40-years since Elvis Presley passed away. Megan Aldous takes a look at your memories of The King.

Motorists are being warned of potential delays today as an abnormal load is transported through Suffolk.

Eleven people from the county and beyond will receive their awards in ceremonies taking place this autumn.

A Suffolk pub owner has ridiculed the one-pound refund demanded from a bar manager who stole thousands from the till over five months.

Suffolk charities are set to receive £16,000 in the latest round of donations from the Hopkins Homes Building Communities Fund.

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