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St Mary's Church

Reward money from this newspaper’s campaign to stop thieves desecrating Suffolk’s sacred churches has been used to fund a teacher’s salary helping disadvantaged people in India.

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran fans have flocked to one particular Framlingham charity shop after the Suffolk star’s mum released an Ed inspired jewellery collection.

United Kingdom

Our new-look Suffolk nostalgia series launches with a glance back to a highlight of the coastal calendar - Aldeburgh Carnival.


A young Ipswich Town goalkeeper has apologised after posting “insensitive” messages on social media following the Manchester terror attack last night.

United States

Safety measures will be reviewed ahead of the Elton John concert at Portman Road football stadium in Ipswich next month.


A flotilla of yachts will leave the Suffolk coast bound for northern Italy next month.

Suffolk Show

Suffolk Show organisers have reassured the public they are “very well prepared” for next week’s two-day showpiece following last night’s terror attack in Manchester.


Garden centre staff handed over an £800 cheque to a lifesaving charity.


A three-foot grass snake escaped a watery fate thanks to attentive homeowners and an animal rescuer.


Trains between Ipswich and Lowestoft were cancelled this morning, due to overrunning engineering works.

Yesterday, 17:09
Ed Sheeran

Hollywood film star Russell Crowe referred to singer Ed Sheeran staying at his farm with fiancée Cherry Seaborn - but will the pair marry in Suffolk?

Yesterday, 20:43
United Kingdom

St Peters Church, in Monk-Soham near Framlingham, will host a flower festival next month.

Yesterday, 19:43
St Michael's Church

This years Flower Festival theme will be ‘Creation’ with a special performance for its Summer Serenade.

Yesterday, 13:56

Bank holiday weekend sees the return of a music festival to Woodbridge – with more than 50 acts performing at four venues.

Yesterday, 13:51

It catered for equine guests in the late nineteenth century but a Suffolk building will soon be housing restaurant customers.

Yesterday, 10:11

Bank Holiday revellers in Suffolk and north Essex will bask in temperatures far warmer than the average for May this weekend, forecasters believe.

Yesterday, 08:58
European Union

People have until midnight to register to vote in the June 8 snap General Election.

Yesterday, 06:22
Framlingham Town Council

A fast-food wagon and a Dennis the Menace-inspired set of wheels were just some of the creations seen whizzing around Framlingham for the Soap Box Races.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Martin Seeley

An east Suffolk church is aiming to raise £30,000 to pay for urgent repairs that were needed to its leaking roof.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

A dead whale washed up at Felixstowe beach was one of a group of three whales which off the Suffolk coast this weekend, it has been confirmed.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Suffolk police

Police have closed their missing person appeal for Daniel Hare, 19, from Felixstowe as he has been found safe and well.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Ipswich Hospital

“Never give up.” That’s the life motto of Ben Parker, a 39-year-old father who completed his first-ever Kesgrave parkrun on Saturday – three years after suffering his second stroke.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
National Trust

From traditional cheese, to unconventional curry all manner of appetites were catered for by Dunwich Heath’s annual ‘Sconeathon’.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Gareth Wilson

Community leaders frustrated by town centre parking problems creating danger for shoppers have blamed a lack of police on patrol for the situation.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Best-seller Anthony Horowitz was “warned off” including a black character in his new book after being told by an editor it would be “inappropriate”.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Suffolk Coastal District Council

Beach hut owners today face the prospect of having to move their beloved bolt-holes from an area of seafront declared unsafe due to erosion or pay for the relocation by council workers.

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