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A “massive nosebleed” prompted a missing person search after a patch of blood was found on a walkway near Beccles Quay.

A number of years ago I created a large herb bed at the café to help feed demand from our kitchen.

An important part of Bungay’s rich history was honoured through a special event.

St Mary's Church

A charity’s popular volunteer recruitment drive, which sees people add themselves to novelty frames such as the one pictured, has been relaunched.

A national maritime charity is calling on amateur and professional photographers to submit their favourite images honouring Britain’s proud maritime heritage for its annual competition.


With England playing Panama this afternoon, footie fans across the county have been turning out in the sunshine for the game.

Eastern Daily Press

A group of firefighters have praised the “fantastic” support they received after completing a gruelling charity bike ride.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service


Yesterday, 18:51

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has revealed no intention of weighing in on fire service business, despite government assent for more collaboration on decision making.

The East of England has seen the number of people caught drug-driving soar by more than 400 per cent in the last two years - with Suffolk topping the table with 715 offenders caught in 2017.

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after an incident at a building society in Halesworth.

An Audi A4 was set alight in an arson attack late last night.

Suffolk Police

Police are hunting a man who exposed himself to a dog walker.

Suffolk Police


Wed, 10:09

If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised by OneLife Suffolk.

Healthcare staff at a social enterprise in Lowestoft have been praised by the former Secretary of State for Health Patricia Hewitt.

Jonathan Williams

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

Robert Morton

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.


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Fri, 14:17

A Lowestoft nursery is celebrating after being rated as Good during its latest Ofsted inspection.

A stakeholder group will be formed to assess the progress of new school transport proposals in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.

Gordon Jones

Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

Gordon Jones

Pupils and staff at Beccles Free School were celebrating after being rated Good in their most recent Ofsted inspection.

Beccles Free School

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.


Friday, June 1, 2018
Waveney River Centre

The campaign to grow the A11 into a tech corridor for national businesses will be discussed during a business breakfast in South Norfolk.

Website and restaurant guide SquareMeal has revealed the UK’s favourite places to eat following votes from thousands of its readers, as well as bloggers and local foodies.

United Kingdom

Guests in a Park Lane hotel will be able to celebrate with a taste of Suffolk after a brewer agreed a deal to supply a selection of beers to the venue.


Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

A Suffolk dairy farmer has expressed delight that his award-winning cheese is set to appear on Prince Harry’s breakfast menu on the day of the royal wedding.


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Yesterday, 22:00

Thousands of homes across Suffolk sit empty despite a national shortage in housing, new figures reveal.

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A “massive nosebleed” prompted a missing person search after a patch of blood was found on a walkway near Beccles Quay.

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Suffolk Police
Fri, 07:00

A song written to help a talented Beccles DJ through his cancer battle has been released in his memory and played out to the world on Radio 1.

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Fri, 17:08

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after an incident at a building society in Halesworth.

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Wed, 11:35

A man who was missing for more than a week has been charged in connection with an incident of arson in Halesworth.

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