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Tonight’s Lotto draw has an estimated £18.1 million jackpot after no ticket holders scooped Wednesday’s top prize.

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Thousands of people turned out for festive light switch-on events in Suffolk and north Essex this week.


A charity single penned and performed by a Suffolk-based community choir could be in the running for Christmas number one.


A series of amber flood alters have been issued to stretches of the Suffolk and north Essex coastline overnight tonight.


Hundreds of Suffolk children helped “raise the roof” during a singing project first conceived to mark the centenary of one of the county’s most famous composers.

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Locations in Ipswich have emerged as the latest sets to feature in the new series of BBC series Detectorists – with one even doubling for London.

Yesterday, 14:38

Pop on your Christmas jumper and get ready to feel festive at one of these Suffolk and north Essex Christmas markets.

Yesterday, 12:31

The Whisstocks development at Woodbridge has taken a step closer to completion after a meeting of Woodbridge Town Council.

Yesterday, 12:29

This year’s event is the Big Spotacular. So how have people been raising money?

Yesterday, 11:48

Individual and business-wide achievements have been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating the best firms in Lowestoft and Waveney.

Yesterday, 11:47

A Suffolk care home worker has been praised for her dedication and passion towards nursing after winning a regional award.

Yesterday, 10:31

The Rotary Club of Woodbridge is to host the town’s annual Open Air Carol Service.

Yesterday, 09:00

The Dragons’ Den star will be visiting Suffolk next year.

Yesterday, 08:31

A former food store in Woodbridge is set to become home to a high street outdoor shop.

Yesterday, 06:52

Alternative sites for an accommodation complex for 2,400 power station construction workers will be examined in detail – and have not been ruled out at this stage.

Thu, 17:25
Jenny Stockman

A Suffolk town is organising an extended programme of Christmas activities to offer an extra festive celebration.

Thu, 17:25

A charity run care home in a Suffolk town with one of the UK’s eldest populations is opening to day-care visitors to help combat isolation.

Thu, 13:58

The count down to Christmas has begun, with residents across Suffolk and north Essex preparing for various Christmas lights switch on events.

Wed, 19:16

Only visit A&E in a genuine emergency this winter. This is the plea from hospital bosses in Suffolk and north Essex following a bleak warning from The Health Foundation.

Wed, 14:20

Shoes signed by Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran after his headline Glastonbury performance are on sale as part of a celebrity charity auction – attracting higher bids than Michael Caine, Chris Martin or Craig David.

Wed, 13:47

Suffolk’s skies have been captured in all their celestial glory for a photography club competition.

Wed, 12:49

They met at a church Christmas party and “it was love at first sight”.

Wed, 11:11

A robber punched a man unconscious as he was walking home from an east Suffolk pub and then stole his wallet, police said.

Wed, 09:50

The legacy of an inspirational Suffolk woman will live on after thousands of pounds raised in her name was donated to find a cure to the devastating disease that claimed her life.

Tue, 17:35

Award-wining journalist Robert Peston is to give a talk next year in east Suffolk.

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