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Hospital bosses have defended a so-called "witch-hunt" which saw doctors asked for fingerprints - to identify staff members who blew the whistle on potentially botched surgery.

Emergency services are attending a serious collision on the A140 involving a lorry and two cars - with the road set to remain closed for most of the day.

All rail lines between Ipswich and Felixstowe are suspended until further notice, as commuters face another day of travel chaos due to signalling problems.

Health secretary and West Suffolk Conservative parliamentary candidate Matt Hancock has been left red-faced after welcoming improvements to a non-existent unit in his local hospital in a newspaper article.

Refugees facing tough challenges while trying to settle in the UK could be left bereft without "lifeline" advice unless an Ipswich-based support service plugs a £20,000 funding gap.

A Suffolk man accused of sexually abusing a shy and quiet schoolboy was "like a god" to his alleged victim, a court has heard.

A study carried out by the University of Suffolk into the use of new police powers which allows officers to record sexting crimes without formerly arresting offenders has revealed the extent of offences by those under 18.

If you run out of a vital item over the Christmas and New Year period, or an unexpected guest arrives, which large stores can you go to for a grocery top-up?

Over Christmas, household bins will inevitably be overflowing - so you won't want to miss a bin collection! Here are details of collection changes announced so far in Ipswich, Suffolk and north Essex.

Police are investigating an online video which appears to show a schoolgirl being assaulted in Bury St Edmunds by two other girls.

Catering students at West Suffolk College served up a winner at a prestigious charity event.

Commuters in Suffolk are facing another day of chaos as Greater Anglia cancel or revise train services due to signalling problems.

The waiting is nearly over for General Election day - Thursday, December 12, 2019. So when and where do you vote - and when will the results be announced?

In the run up to Christmas we are asking our readers to send in pictures of their pets dressed up in festive outfits.

Children in a Suffolk village finally have a place to play - after the community worked together to secure a new £70,000 playground.

Santa Claus is getting ready for his annual Christmas street visits to Bury St Edmunds.

Police were called to the sudden death of a man in Bury St Edmunds this morning.

Make sure you're wearing your Baggy Trousers, as Madness are set to headline the Thetford Forest Live summer concert series.

Motorists in Bury St Edmunds' Angel Hill face six weeks of roadworks in the New Year for improvement work to the road surface.

This Christmas mums and dads across Suffolk are desperately trying to get their hands on Kevin the Carrot and Edgar the John Lewis Dragon - but can you remember the must have toys when you were growing up?

A Suffolk farmer for whom the sky's the limit is within touching distance of finally fulfilling a 12-year dream - by building his own plane and flying 7,750 miles solo to Cape Town.

More than 400 runners in Christmas fancy dress participated in the Festive Forest Challenge through Suffolk woodlands today - raising thousands for vital hospice care.

We are in for a wet and windy weekend, and a blustery start to the week warn weather forecasters in East Anglia as they watch Storm Atiyah.

A new state of the art science, technology, engineering and maths centre in Bury St Edmunds which is hoped to create the UK's own Silicon Valley has been officially opened.

An elderly woman woke to find a burglar in the living room of her home, a court heard.

A burglar stole cash, tools and a van from a nursery providing opportunities to adults with disabilities and disadvantages.

World famous singer Mica Paris and the Duchess of Gloucester were among the guests as Bury St Edmunds held an evening to prepare for Christmas and look forward to a special celebration next year.

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault on police and a number of public order defences in a Suffolk town last night.

A narrow miss between a Toyota and a van has been captured on dashcam footage near Hadleigh.

Businesses in Suffolk are being warned to remain vigilant following reports of fake firefighters engaging in suspected scams in Ipswich.

Greater Anglia announced just after 6.30am this morning that rural routes across Norfolk and Suffolk would be disrupted.

A family has chosen to relocate to Bury St Edmunds because of its green space and range of facilities - as the Suffolk town is voted the 'happiest place to live' in East Anglia.

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.

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.

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