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Local headlines

Hospitals across England have been put on high alert after the UK’s threat level was raised to critical due to the Manchester terror attack.

A cyclist sustained a head injury during a hit and run car crash in Suffolk this morning.

Firefighters have been praised for preventing a large blaze in Thetford Forest which damaged a group of historic trees from spreading further as they today return to the scene to investigate what happened.

A company director responsible for health and safety failings which led to four Suffolk men being crushed to death has been spared prison at his Old Bailey sentencing today.

Our weekly days out guide brings you suggestions of what to do to entertain your children or grandchildren throughout the bank holiday weekend.

Multi-million pound plans to revolutionise the future of education, leisure and public services in west Suffolk have been submitted.

Leaning on people who have been through similar experiences can help combat poor mental health, a new study involving a Suffolk charity has found.

As the bank holiday approaches, health professionals in Suffolk are urging people to be prepared and avoid an unnecessary trip to A&E.

A 24-year-old man who carried out a late night violent attack on a man in Bury St Edmunds has been jailed for five and a half years.

A west Suffolk school is celebrating after winning a free fullsize piano for their music department.

A cancer charity has benefited from a £3million cash boost, thanks to the fundraising efforts of Suffolk-based brewer Greene King.

Temperatures could soar up to 28C (82.4F) this Bank Holiday weekend, but forecasters have warned of a risk of thunderstorms.

In 20 years the Bury St Edmunds Whitsun Fayre has grown from a flower and plant market to two day event full of family fun and attractions.

The A14 has reopened fully following a lane closure after a crash involving two cars and the central reservation this morning.

Two identical twin sisters from Stowmarket with identical passions for both painting and Britain’s Got Talent have told of their “surreal” experience during the auditions.

Armed police are patrolling in the vicinity of the Apex and Arc shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds.

Doctors’ surgeries in Suffolk are hiring paramedics and bringing in reinforcements from America as bosses look at “creative” ways to fill staffing gaps.

A woman accused of being involved in an arson attack at a flat in Great Cornard told police she had not gone into the flat or started the fire.

Many places will close on Bank Holiday Monday but no matter how prepared you are, there will always be unexpected circumstances which could prompt an urgent need to head to the shops.

A popular Suffolk wedding venue and hotel has mysteriously shut up shop overnight, allegedly leaving couples and customers in the dark.

A village drama group have announced plans to once again perform open-air Shakespeare in the grounds of a historic property in Lavenham.

Failures in design, competency and the following of proper procedures led to four Suffolk workers being crushed to death when a reinforced metal cage collapsed on them, the Old Bailey heard today.

Hundreds of dogs helped to raise thousands of pounds for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

A Suffolk butcher’s shop has struck gold and gained award-winning status for their homemade sausages.

As the big day approaches, we’ve put together a list of must-do activities and attractions at this year’s Suffolk Show, being held on May 31 and June 1 at Trinity Park in Ipswich. The annual two-day extravaganza will showcase the best of Suffolk’s food, countryside and agricultural heritage, while providing a great half-term day out for families.

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