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As the deadline for Stars of Suffolk nominations approaches, organiser Mick Parker is looking ahead to the “emotional and wonderful” annual ceremony that brings together the county’s unsung heroes for one night of celebration.

A motorist who consumed a cocktail of drugs before causing a crash on a Suffolk road which left a woman with “life-changing injuries” has been jailed for 28 months.

Suffolk nursing home owners say they are thrilled after one of their homes was awarded a coveted top rating by inspectors.

Officials behind the Stars of Suffolk awards are urging people to make nominations for carer of the year.

It is some time since the Labour Party went into a conference season with swagger and confidence – this year they very much do.

A top barrister from Suffolk has spoken out in a planning row over proposals for a multi-million pound expansion he fears may threaten the tranquillity of Constable Country.

Doctors anticipating a severe outbreak of flu this winter are desperately urging vulnerable people in Suffolk to get vaccinated against the virus.

The latest version of the iPhone, the 8 and 8 Plus went on sale for the first time this morning.

Go for regular eye tests – it could not only save your sight, but also your life. This is the message being pushed by campaigners across Suffolk and Essex during National Eye Health Week, from September 18-24.

The Bury St Edmunds’ branch of building supplies firm Ridgeons is donating £1,000 worth of construction materials and building tools to help people on the Caribbean island of Barbuda rebuild homes in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Controversial plans for a £20 million waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds have been approved.

Sunshine is set to pour down on Suffolk this weekend – bringing a summer feel back to the county just in time for one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

A long-awaited Bury St Edmunds relief road, which will “unlock land” to create thousands of jobs and attract millions of pounds of investment, is set to open next week.

Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

The most popular baby names for 2016 in England and Wales have been revealed with Olivia and Oliver being ranked as the number one choices.

With the weekend only a few days away you might be wondering how you are going to spend it, check out our what’s on guide for events near you.

The founder of a charity that supports sexually abused children in Suffolk has given an insight into what it’s like working in this harrowing field as the organisation marks its fifth birthday.

A former 400m runner from Suffolk who had to stop competing after suffering a heart attack has managed to get her health back on track and has the Great East Run in her sights.

Controversial plans for hundreds of new homes and a primary school in Lakenheath have been given the green light after the government decided not to intervene.

Pop star Cher has supported the campaign seeking to find RAF airman Corrie McKeague, who went missing in Bury St Edmunds almost a year ago.

A proposed merger of two authorities to create a new West Suffolk Council has the support of local residents and businesses, according to a new report.

A dog agility show was one of the highlights of this year’s Drinkstone village fete and hundreds of people turned out to enjoy the various attractions.

A Sudbury 24-year-old who jacked in her comfortable office job and promotion to pursue her dream career in filmmaking landed work on the latest Ridley Scott blockbuster just two months after making the big decision.

Witnesses to a crash in north Suffolk in which a cyclist suffered serious head injuries are asked to contact police.

Close your eyes and you could really believe it was the real thing.

A huge stack fire has been burning all night in west Suffolk - and is reported to require monitoring for days to come.

A Bury St Edmunds mother who helped save the life of her own son and her friend is encouraging more people to learn emergency first aid.

Six intrepid mums and staff from Horringer Pre-School are in training for a gruelling 10k muddy obstacle race to raise money for a new building.

An unsung hero from Bury St Edmunds who works tirelessly for her community has been recognised with a special award.

The region’s ambulance service has more than doubled its spend on private ambulances in just one year because of staff shortages and rising demand, new figures reveal.

A Bury St Edmunds woman who has relatives living in Barbuda is planning to visit the Caribbean island which was devastated by Hurricane Irma to help with the clear-up operation.

Test your knowledge of Suffolk and European towns that are twinned together in our quiz.

A new official tourism brand for Bury St Edmunds, which has already secured more than £300,000 in funding, has been launched in a bid to boost visitor numbers and overnight stays in the town.

“Our Josh was a true son of Suffolk, he was loyal and earned enormous respect from all who knew him.”

Church leaders are delighted with progress in their schools, which they say are committed to providing high standards of education rooted in Christian values.

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