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Public invited to comment on blueprint for Suffolk landscape gem

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BBC Radio

A television show’s resident “gardening guru” will be supporting a children charity’s work in Suffolk with a talk about her life in show business.

Nick Hulme

Patients at the combined Ipswich and Colchester hospitals will be able to use technology such as mobile phone apps to “self-service” their care plans.

Robert Hitcham

A Suffolk school’s snow-delayed World Book Day celebrations saw classrooms taken over by Paddington Bear, Mary Poppins and the Queen of Hearts - to name just a few of the character costumes on show.


High street fashion retailer New Look has confirmed it will close 60 of its stores.

Yesterday, 10:10
Met Office

A fresh round of snow could fall at Easter according to experts – just when hopes were high that the wintry weather swept in by the Beast from the East had run its course.

Gordon Jones

Education bosses in Suffolk have said a culture of parental preference has left more than 82% of the county’s schools with unfilled places, while the most popular are continually oversubscribed.

Yesterday, 19:08

A warning has been issued over the dangers of drinking in hot-tubs after a Suffolk man drowned with potentially fatal levels of alcohol in his system.

Yesterday, 19:00

With only 11 days to go until Easter we take a look at the most unusual eggs on the high street.

Yesterday, 19:00

Thousands of runners will take their place on the starting line at the Colchester Half Marathon this weekend, but don’t be late!

Yesterday, 16:40
Suffolk County Council

A group of residents in Somersham are badgering the council to step up after a sett of unexpected guests shacked up underneath their road.

Yesterday, 13:00

Quiz show QI is leaving the studio for the first time ever for an exclusive Latitude Festival edition.

Yesterday, 10:19

Primark has recalled a range of cushions after they were found to be a possible fire risk.

Yesterday, 08:55

A deal to give NHS workers a 6.5% pay rise over three years is set to be agreed today.

Yesterday, 08:11

The closure of a Suffolk town’s last bank branch is feared to be the “nail in the coffin” for its economic vitality.

Yesterday, 07:27

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran appeared to be channelling the late Steve Irwin during a close encounter with a crocodile in Australia.

Tue, 19:31

They say don’t count your chickens, but one Chelmondiston woman has found herself outnumbered by some rather handsome feathered friends this week.

Tue, 14:08

Looking for some Easter fun for youngsters? Here are details of some egg hunts and seasonal activities in store across the area.

Tue, 13:01

A symphony orchestra based in Ipswich has announced the date for its second major concert of 2018.

Tue, 11:09
Waveney District Council

A group of dachshund owners keen to put on a charity dog walk this month have secured a saviour sponsor after being told by the council that they must produce a £300 deposit and £5million insurance cover to hold the event.

Tue, 10:32

Customers will not be able to buy or adopt a rabbit from any Pets at Home store from Good Friday to Easter Monday.

Tue, 10:26
Bury St Edmunds

It started off with 13 pioneers in a west London park but in the space of a few short years has become an international phenomenon, with almost three million participants in 17 countries, stretching from the UK to Singapore, South Africa, Australia and America.

Tue, 09:12
United Kingdom

The clocks will go forward an hour this month to mark the start of the British Summer Time.

Tue, 08:21
Environment Agency

Suffolk may have escaped the worst blows from the ‘Beast From The East’, but new pictures show the true cost of erosion of our coastline over the past ten years.

Tue, 00:01
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

The scheme is part of a nationwide campaign launching today to improve signal.

Tue, 00:01

More than 170 hate crimes were recorded against children in Suffolk and Essex last year, a charity has revealed.

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