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The health secretary has praised Newmarket Hospital as it added 14 new beds to help in the country’s battle against Covid-19.

A charity-run cafe saved on the brink of closure has reopened to a joyous community in west Suffolk.

A 20-year-old man is wanted by Suffolk police in connection with a number of burglary and assault offences.

A Suffolk headteacher has said that it could take years to evaluate the impact missing school during the coronavirus lockdown has had students in Suffolk.

Community leaders are urging residents of Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds to “not get complacent” following a large rise in coronavirus cases which are being transmitted via households.

A man who kicked two police officers in separate alcohol-fuelled incidents in Newmarket has been ordered to complete 200 hours of unpaid work.

A coronavirus alert has been issued to residents in Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds following a large rise in positive cases.

A woman caught drink-driving in Newmarket after spending time at the pub has been banned from the road for two years.

Emergency services were called after a car ended up on its side after it crashed into a tree.

People in Ipswich and West Suffolk have been urged to “act now” to halt rising Covid-19 infection rates in their neighbourhoods.

The number of thefts and criminal damage at Suffolk’s churches has risen sharply in the last year, it has emerged.

People in Suffolk can have their say on plans for a ‘healing’ woodland space in memory of those who died from Covid-19, with a new survey having been launched.

The Ipswich mum who helped bring the rainbow trail movement to the UK has hailed plans for neighbours to ring their bells together on Christmas Eve for “bringing hope to families”.

The number of workers under the government’s furlough scheme in Suffolk dropped significantly in August, latest statistics have revealed.

With just days to go until Halloween celebrations begin, we are on the hunt for some of the best pumpkin carvings in Suffolk.

A stretch of the A14 outside Bury St Edmunds will be closed on weeknights until December to allow for the road to be resurfaced.

Remember, remember! With more people planning Bonfire Night celebrations at home this year, Suffolk council bosses are sending out safety warnings.

Two teenagers have been assaulted while walking through the streets of Bury St Edmunds.

A total of 38 students are isolating after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19 at the Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds.

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Luke Deal had to make a dramatic early exit from his breakfast show on Saturday after discovering his house was on fire.

The A140 is expected to remain closed at Earl Stonham well into this morning, after a 55 tonne truck crashed into a garden wall yesterday afternoon.

Two months of roadworks have been organised for the A14 near Ipswich in the new year – starting just four days after the Brexit transition period ends when port queues are expected to be at their worst.

An “amazing” 22-year-old who suddenly died after health complications from Type 1 diabetes would be proud to see how people rallied round to raise money in her memory, her best friend has said.

Dog welfare organisations are warning pets could be spooked by this year’s back-garden fireworks - and reaching out to help owners.

Plans have been lodged to restore a Rougham warehouse used by a cafe and cooking school after the building was scorched in a fire earlier this year.

Hospital chiefs are warning people not to be complacent as latest data showed a slight increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the region’s hospitals.

Only 2% of rape reports in Suffolk resulted in a charge over a one year period – down from 10% three years ago.

Nearly 50 winter hanging baskets will bring pleasure to visitors in Bury St Edmunds.

On the one hand, starting a business during lockdown with two small children at home was terrible timing.

A mum fears multiple families wanting answers over their relatives’ deaths in Essex will be left out of a planned probe into a string of fatalities at a mental health trust.

A cafe owner has said she is “overwhelmed” by people’s donations of coffees and cakes for those who are struggling.

From burgers to gourmet dinners for two, here are just some of the places locally offering collections and delivery.

A mother haunted by what happened to her son’s organs after his death has expressed shock after it emerged small parts of his lungs, liver and pancreas were also removed during his post-mortem examination.

A campaign to save a pub described as “a bedrock of the local community” from permanent closure is gathering pace with a petition hitting 500 names.

The rate of coronavirus infection in Suffolk and north Essex is continuing to increase – with cases doubling in some areas.

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