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Aldeburgh news

Sir Edward Greenwell addresses the Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership's annual general meeting in May, at which its Estuary Plan was fine tuned.

A major milestone has been reached as part of ground-breaking proposals to protect 1,500 homes and some of Suffolk’s most stunning scenery from flooding.

Parts of Suffolk were flooded at high tide on Wednesday 22nd October. Places included Southwold Harbour and parts of Aldeburgh golf course.
The Coast Guards were on stand by at Snape.

Flood defences along Suffolk’s coast stood firm against the threat of breaching, which today spread panic among communities still reeling from the devastation of December’s storm surge.

Framlingham news

Fireworks at Christchurch park

Organisers of a fireworks evening in east Suffolk say they will be providing a “memorable display complete with some unique effects”.

Last year's Fabulous Framlingham Christmas Festival shopping event.

Organisers of a festive Suffolk celebration say excitement is already building after confirming the return of firm favourites from last year’s event alongside a number of entertaining new additions.

Leiston news

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visited the Leiston Film Theatre to celebrate it's centenary.
The Duke chatting with Wayne Burns.

Suffolk’s oldest cinema welcomed its first ever royal visitor to mark its 100th year.

Van fire on A12 near Saxmundham

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Fire engine.

Multiple calls were made to Suffolk’s fire brigade after a van caught fire on the A12.

Saxmundham news

Police are appealing for information after two busineeses in St Matthews Street were broken in

A man assaulted a 15-year-old boy in a recreational park in Saxmundham, police have said.

Yoxford tree planting by Pat Wallace

A memorial grove has been planted in an east Suffolk community woodland to honour the local servicemen who gave their lives in the First World War.

Wickham Market news

Deben Court, Wickham Market

Historians have provided “fascinating” research to aid developers working on the refurbishment of a Victorian workhouse in east Suffolk as their project unearths forgotten remnants from the building’s former use.

Suffolk auctioneer, Basil Smith, celebrated his 90th birthday today on 27th October.
Basil works in the Garden Produce section of the Clarke & Simpson auction rooms at Campsea Ashe and was given a surprise presentation during his auction.

Basil at work on his birthday.

A Suffolk auctioneer says he has no plans to hang up his gavel after celebrating his 90th birthday presiding, as usual, over a weekly plants and produce market on Monday.

Woodbridge news

Emergency services helped a man who was involved in a collision after suffering chest pains.
 Police were called to Foxhall Road, Ipswich, just after 12noon.

Foxhall Road has re-opened after a road traffic collision earlier today.

Lorrie Thackeray and his partner Shaunie Barley have gone all out for Halloween at their Woodbridge home. Photo by Marc Goddard.

A Suffolk ‘house of horrors’ is sure to cause a scare or two for trick-or-treaters tonight.

Halesworth news

Southwold news

Ben Elton

The line-up for a popular literary festival in a coastal resort has been announced.

Way With Words Festival - Melvyn Bragg.

The line-up for a popular literary festival in a coastal resort has been announced.

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