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The Sunday Times has unveiled its list of the 20 best places to live by the Sea in Britain, with one in Suffolk making the grade.

Coastal residents in parts of Suffolk and Essex have been advised to make preparations for possible flooding this afternoon and into tonight.

By day Darren Hills is a café kitchen cook in Adnam’s flagship store on Drayman Square in Southwold.

But in his spare time the 25-year old serves as a special constable in Halesworth and Lowestoft, patrolling the streets at night, attending traffic accidents and investigating crimes. Last year, he clocked up more than 350 hours volunteering as a ‘’special”.

The new year started with a new venture for a Suffolk chef and restaurateur.

Suffolk’s pub industry is toasting another successful year of trading amid concerns over a national decline of the great British pub.

A coastal town mayor has appealed to the public for help following a burglary that saw historical mayoral chains being stolen.

Flood alerts are in place in several coastal areas in Suffolk and north-east Essex as high spring tides affect low-lying parts of the country.

Art historian Eric Shanes, who is giving a talk at Southwold Arts Festival on Turner’s east coast tours, spoke to Sheena Grant.

The widow of Sir Clement Freud has apologised after the late broadcaster was accused of abusing two girls between the late 1940s and 1970s.

Today the eyes of the cycling world will be firmly fixed on our region as the Aviva Women’s Tour gets under way.

The Aviva Women’s Tour is coming to East Anglia once again next week with the Grand Depart taking place in our very own Southwold.

A charity established with the aim of reinstating a Victorian railway line has won approval for a tourist attraction to be built in a Suffolk town.

It already boasts miles of beautiful and unspoilt coast – and our region can today celebrate a choice selection of beaches being awarded prestigious Blue Flag status.

Southwold brewer, distiller and retailer Adnams has given nearly £3,000 to the Suffolk Wildlife Trust (SWT) following its introduction last year of a 5p charge for plastic carrier bags in its stores.

A feast of international dance – along with extra names from the music and theatre world – has today been announced for this summer’s Latitude Festival.

A Suffolk MP has called on local councils to resist charging runners to use public land, following the controversial decision to impose a fee elsewhere in the country.

A Southwold opticians has been named best in the UK in a prestigious industry awards scheme.

A Suffolk opticians branch has been recognised as the UK’s best independent practice.

Observatory the Opticians in Southwold was among the winners at the national Optician Awards, held at the Vox Centre, Birmingham.

Although the name Turner is already synonymous with great British art, a father and son team have made it their mission to win posthumous acclaim for a lesser known namesake, who spent years perfecting his craft in Suffolk.

An art graduate has created a vibrant series of artwork depicting life on the Suffolk coast.

Branding work carried out by Southwold-based agency Spring for the Moroccan National Tourist Office and DanceEast has earned a total of six awards at the Transform Europe event.

Suffolk-based brewer, distiller and retailer Adnams today posted a 7.3% increase in annual operating profit, despite a slight dip in overall sales.

Some of the biggest names in comedy and cabaret will be heading to Henham Park this summer to perform at Latitude Festival.

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