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Bury St Edmunds was awash with flags and bunting at the weekend as the town paid its own special tribute to the original patron saint of England.

A man died after two cars were involved in a collision near Thetford.

Specialist officers searching a landfill for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague have still found any rubbish dated from when the 23-year-old went missing – nearly a month since the hunt restarted.

Bury St Edmunds-based brewer Greene King showcased its iconic London pubs on a float at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show.

Volunteers are being urged to get involved with a project which will bring the history of the Guildhall in Bury St Edmunds to life.

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

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

How well have you been keeping up with the region’s news in the last week? Find out with our East Anglia news round-up quiz.

Police in Bury St Edmunds cracked down on illegal parking in the town this week by issuing 117 fixed penalty notices in one day.

A Risby mother-of-two says she “has been given a new start” thanks to a housing association scheme in the west Suffolk village.

A woman had to be freed from her vehicle by firefighters after it was involved in a crash in Suffolk.

Mystery surrounds the death of a 52-year-old woman from Suffolk as a post-mortem examination on her body has come back “inconclusive”.

A Parkrun enthusiast who was raced in every country in the world which has the event took on the Bury St Edmunds course at the weekend.

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

A Suffolk doctor punched a shark on the nose to escape its jaws while surfing off the Australian coast with friends.

A man’s body has been found in a wooded area of a Suffolk town.

A busy road in west Suffolk has reopened after two cars collided approaching a major roundabout.

The parish council chairman of a west Suffolk village is imploring people to stop using it as a rat-run following night time closures on the A14.

With loneliness and isolation a growing concern, particularly in rural areas, an event is being held in west Suffolk in a bid to help tackle the problem.

Hundreds of people gathered in Bury St Edmunds tonight to see the town switch on its Christmas lights and enjoy a variety of festive entertainment.

Stressed nurses have been forced to take out payday loans, borrow from friends and take on extra hours to supplement their wages, a new poll suggests.

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

Hundreds of people assembled at a west Suffolk school last week to remember those who lost their lives during military combat.

Two victims of a hit-and-run incident in Newmarket in July last year have been presented with more than £1,000 by Suffolk FA after its awards dinner raised cash for the seriously injured pair.

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.

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