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Fashion and textiles students from West Suffolk College have joined forces with Sudbury-based Stephen Walters & Sons silk mill to work on a project producing sustainable fashion.

The A14 has reopened after a serious collision which left both carriageways closed for several hours.

Suffolk County Council - one of Suffolk's largest landowners - has outlined its vision for utilising vacant land for housing and which could include much needed bungalow and small family home developments.

Talks about the new centre, which will be situated on the existing Needham Lake site, have been ongoing for months and the application will give local the first look at what the building will look like.

Today schools and nurseries across Suffolk and north Essex are pulling on their Pudsey ears and raising plenty of pennies for Children in Need 2019.

The brother of missing Corrie McKeague has vowed to restore the serviceman's first car after retrieving the vehicle from the Suffolk RAF base where the gunner was stationed.

The Bury St Edmunds rickshaw service is to hit the roads of the town for the winter in support of local charities.

The full list of people campaigning to become MPs in this year's General Election has been revealed.

The 2019 John Lewis Christmas advert has landed... does it bring a tear to your eye?

This week saw World Kindness day - so what are some of the nicest things that people are doing in Suffolk?

Suffolk business chiefs have called on the county's Parliamentary candidates to end the Brexit stalemate and "do their bit" for local firms.

Flooding has hit Suffolk after a heavy deluge of rain which lasted throughout the morning.

A radical Suffolk Constabulary scheme to recruit detectives from the general public has been nominated in the World Class Policing Awards.

Nearly 170 people have been banned from Suffolk County Council buildings in just two years, new data has revealed - including instances of abusing staff, defecating in sinks and riding bicycles.

Hotels in Suffolk and Essex might be accustomed to customers asking for an extra pillow - but some requests have left Travelodge staff in the region a little more perplexed than most.

The A14 is set to be closed for hours after an early morning lorry crash.

The number of people living with dementia in Suffolk could increase by more than 5,000 in the next decade, prompting calls for more support.

Greater Anglia's long-awaited hi-tech new trains have been spotted in service in Suffolk - but it appears commuters may need to wait just a little longer before seeing them on routes in and out of Ipswich.

The UK's biggest inflatable drive-in cinema is opening just off the A12 - promising to bring the best Christmas movies along with festive food and drink.

A man was threatened with a knife during a street robbery.

Parking fines will be the same across the whole of Suffolk from early next year, when stronger enforcement is set to take place.

A woman has been left with severe back injuries following a serious road traffic collision near Bury St Edmunds.

With this year's General Election taking place in December for the first time in decades and Brexit being the big issue for this year's polls, the 2019 vote is shaping up to be different to most.

Everything you need to know about Black Friday 2019 - including when it is, the best buys and how you can save those extra pounds.

A year-long programme of celebrations marking the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the abbey in Bury St Edmunds has been unveiled.

The red carpet was rolled out throughout Suffolk as the Princess Royal visited organisations in the county as part of a whistlestop tour.

A major structural survey of West Suffolk Hospital is underway after it emerged the reinforced concrete blocks used to build it could potentially be at risk of decay.

Some parents were turned away from a meeting on county lines in Bury St Edmunds last night due to "unprecedented demand" for places.

The holidays are coming to a number of UK cities as the Coca-Cola truck returns - but Ipswich will not be one of them.

A doctors' surgery looking after 17,000 patients over three sites has made progress since being labelled "inadequate" - but has been told to improve further before being lifted out of special measures.

A man who amassed 19 parking tickets in the space of 21 days will face a trial in the new year over unpaid fees.

Jaynic, the developer of Suffolk Park commercial estate in Bury St Edmunds, has submitted a detailed planning application to West Suffolk Council for a second phase of warehouse units totalling 367,000 sq ft.

There were more than 600 incidents of vehicle theft in Suffolk last year - an increase of nearly 10%, new police figures have revealed.

A county lines drug dealer who was found in possession of 90 wraps of heroin and cocaine after police stopped his car on the A14 near Woolpit has been jailed for 42 months.

Princess Anne is expected in Suffolk today where she is due to visit charities and buinessses across the county.

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