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Norfolk and Suffolk residents turn to social shops and pawnbrokers (16 hours old)

A mother-of-three says she has had to sell belongings and use a social supermarket to get by.

Beccles attempts to make world's longest bunting line (19 hours old)

Residents are knitting, sewing and crocheting nine miles (14.5km) of bunting for the Jubilee.

Suffolk torch relay celebrates Queen's Platinum Jubilee (22 hours old)

About 250 "local heroes" have been nominated to take part in the 588-mile relay, organisers say.

Man jailed for killing woman in Suffolk car crash (19 hours old)

Robert Lowe, 43, was on the wrong side of the road when he crashed into the victim's car.

River Stour: Man found unresponsive in Sudbury river dies (1 day old)

Police say the incident is not linked with any current missing person appeals.

RAF Lakenheath: Protesters oppose possible nuclear arms return (2 days old [22/05/22])

Campaigners says if weapons return to RAF Lakenheath "we're going to get rid of them".

Woodbridge: Plans for Dutch-style cycle network to be explored (2 days old [22/05/22])

If the proposals are deemed feasible, £20m could be unlocked to deliver the scheme in Woodbridge.

Suffolk protesters demand River Waveney clean up (2 days old [22/05/22])

It is unacceptable to use rivers "as an open sewer", a father says.

Cost of living: The Ipswich man who feeds his dog rather than himself (4 days old [21/05/22])

Brian Turner, who lives alone after the death of his partner, is trying to live on £642 a month.

Indiana Jones fan's Suffolk treasure find 'largest' Claudius reign hoard (4 days old [21/05/22])

Experts say George Ridgway's find may be the biggest precious metal hoard from Claudius I's time.

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Ipswich MP Tom Hunt: Linking arms ‘less divisive’ than taking the knee (531 days old [09/12/20])

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has said he hopes football players will stand arm in arm to show their opposition to racism, instead of taking the knee - saying it is “less divisive”.

Council gives away £2,500 Christmas lights switch-on budget to foodbank (531 days old [09/12/20])

A council has given away the £2,500 it would have spent on its Christmas lights switch-on to a foodbank – to help those most in need this winter.

Man’s death ‘would not have occurred’ had he been admitted as mental health patient, coroner says (531 days old [09/12/20])

The death of a man from Bury St Edmunds who took his own life “would not have occurred” had he been admitted as an informal mental health patient at a Suffolk hospital, a coroner has said.

Woman admits defrauding pre-school out of thousands of pounds (531 days old [09/12/20])

A woman has admitted defrauding a Suffolk pre-school out of thousands of pounds while working as chair of trustees.

Junkyard Market organiser says Facebook video was not a ‘true reflection’ of event (531 days old [09/12/20])

The organiser of Ipswich’s Junkyard Market says a video shared on social media was not a “true reflection” of the event – after an apparent lack of social distancing was criticised.

£900k housing block improvements to help ‘rebuild community’ (531 days old [09/12/20])

Plans to regenerate parts of Sudbury are due to take a major step forward this month, as the £900K restoration of four council housing blocks gets underway.

Ipswich residents evacuated after ‘possible flat fire’ (532 days old [08/12/20])

Residents were evacuated from their flats in central Ipswich after “a smell of burning” was reported.

See a meteor shower and a rare pairing of planets in December (532 days old [08/12/20])

What can you see in the skies during December? Astronomer Neil Norman, from Hadleigh, tells us what to look out for, including a meteor shower and a pairing of planets

See inside the UK’s first-ever service station for electric cars only (532 days old [08/12/20])

This Braintree service station is the UK’s first ever forecourt exclusively for charging electric cars - offering a tantalising glimpse into how our green future might look.

Don’t speculate on future Covid tiers, says Suffolk MP after report (532 days old [08/12/20])

A Suffolk MP has warned against speculating over coronavirus tiers after a scientific report showed Covid cases are rising in the county.