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Local headlines


The NHS has issued a stark warning to Suffolk residents to stay at home if they have Norovirus, as hospitals in the county are forced to close beds due to the bug.

Opening the doors to Ed Sheeran's wardrobe to nose around the shirts he has worn and his still muddy trainers might seem like something fans could only dream of.

A woman in her 20s has been left shaken after she was followed by a man wearing a head-mounted flash light while walking through a nature reserve.

A number of people have been arrested following a Border Force operation in Blythburgh.

A pledge to regenerate high streets in some of Suffolk's market towns is being promised by council leaders as latest figures show as many as one in ten shops lay empty.

A jury has been sworn in to try the case of a Suffolk man accused of 18 sexual offences.

Fresh images have been released for a new multi-million pound public services hub in Bury St Edmunds combining leisure, council, health and education facilities, after a planning application was submitted.

The site of a baby bottles firm set to close with the loss of 430 jobs has been put up for sale.

Multiple police cars and officers from the Border Force are currently at the scene of an incident in a Suffolk village.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are tracing in connection with four distraction thefts of iPhone and Samsung phones across Suffolk.

Rail users are facing a third day of disruption as more services have been cancelled between Ipswich and Peterborough.

A man whose wife died suddenly says he "couldn't bare the thought of her going completely", as he urges others to consider the benefits of organ donation.

A Suffolk man seriously ill with an asbestos-related cancer has launched an appeal to track down his former work colleagues to help him find evidence of where he may have contracted the disease.

Suffolk rarely produces any dramatic upsets outside of Ipswich in General Elections, but that doesn't mean it won't be interesting to see what the results are as they trickle in during the small hours of Friday, December 13.

A road has been closed and diversions are in place after a serious collision took place on Monday afternoon.

How much were houses in Ipswich? (You'll cry.) Who topped the pop charts? Was festive TV rubbish?

An online portal has been launched by police for the first time this year to help the public report any suspected drink or drug driving concerns over Christmas directly to officers.

Police and fire services were called to a two car collision on Monday afternoon.

This week children across Bury St Edmunds have the chance to see Father Christmas thanks to the annual Santa Sleigh event organised by Bury St Edmunds Roundtable.

80s hit pop star Rick Astley will be headlining at Newmarket Racecourses this summer for one night only.

A man caught stealing thousands of pounds worth of telecommunications cable has been jailed.

Seven out of 10 Suffolk schools are getting less money per pupil than five years ago - with a total funding shortfall over £20million, it has been claimed.

Nursing shortages in the NHS have hit record levels, union officials are warning - as new figures reveal rising numbers of vacancies in the east.

The 'outstanding' Suffolk schools that have not had full inspections from Ofsted for more than 10 years have been revealed.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a rape investigation after a woman was seriously sexually assaulted in Suffolk early today.

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