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A 'crunch' meeting is set to decide the future of a rural village as plans for 420 new homes go up for debate.

Railway fans can find their own holiday heaven at Coppins Farm in Suffolk.

Roadworks on the A12, A14 and A11 could cause delays over the coming week.

An inquest into the death of a 67-year-old man who died following a collision between a bicycle and a tractor in Redgrave has opened.

Find out who has been sentenced to time in prison over the last seven days.

A Suffolk doctor has been suspended after "extremely offensive" social media posts shared over a three-year span were discovered.

A mental health trust has said it will carry out full investigations after 12 patients died unexpectedly in two months.

Outrage has surrounded the stepping back of Harry and Meghan from their Royal titles.... but it's not the first (and won't be the last) controversy for the family

A Suffolk community is rallying round a family who lost everything in a devastating fire at their home.

Two Bury St Edmunds colleges have launched a weekly podcast by staff and students.

Sudbury will hold a silk festival every two years following the success of last year's inaugural event, it has been confirmed.

Controversial proposals for parking charges in Bury St Edmunds are to be considered by senior councillors.

Kim Kardashian West has shared a picture on Instagram with her son Saint dressed in a shirt from an independent Newmarket designer.

HMV in Bury St Edmunds has bowed out in musical style with the help of the John Peel Centre.

A drunk-driver who was more than twice the legal alcohol limit ended up stuck in a farmer's field after his car left the road.

The first female member of the Royal Air Force Regiment has passed out from basic training at her Suffolk base.

The headteacher of Sudbury's Woodhall Primary School has revealed his "relief and joy" at the school's "good" inspection rating.

Suffolk education campaigners have welcomed plans for Ofsted to scrap its inspection exemptions for 'outstanding' schools - but raised fears that some may not have been assessed in 17 years.

Patients have been told their concerns about care at a mental health trust are being taken seriously after it was graded as "requires improvement" in its latest inspection.

Looking for ideas for entertainment and activities this weekend? Here are suggestions for things to do around the area - ranging from stage shows to a Scottish-themed party for Burns night and watching a roller derby.

The next steps for work to reduce wind closures of the Orwell Bridge have been met with frustration, after initial findings failed to come up with concrete proposals.

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 47-year-old Lee Fitzgerald, from Gislingham, who has been missing for two weeks.

Four police cars and an ambulance were called to a fight between two men at a Newmarket pub.

A vehicle collided with the Coddenham Bridge in Needham Market, causing disruption to rail services.

A Bury St Edmunds care home has been rated 'Outstanding' following an inspection by standards watchdogs.

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