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Suffolk police says speeding has 'devastating consequences'

Suffolk police has warned of the 'devastating consequences' of speeding after more than 4,500 offences detected in the county.

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Plans for café to open in Ipswich's former Chantry News

Barlas Coffee café will open in the former Chantry News store in Chantry in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Search for 15-year-old Dylan missing from Martlesham Heath

Police are searching for 15-year-old Dylan who was last seen in Martlesham Heath on Tuesday, July 16

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Risk in Suffolk as Carpetright expected to close shops

There is a risk Carpetright stores in Ipswich and Lowestoft in Suffolk could close as the retailer is expected to close 200 shops.

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Ipswich Bazaar opens in former Poundland in Carr Street

The new Ipswich Bazaar supermarket has opened in the former Poundland store in Carr Street, Ipswich.

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Detective speaks of 'traumatic' impact of Ipswich rape

A Suffolk police detective says the rape committed by Abdulay Espirito-Santo, of Rendlesham Road in Ipswich, had a "traumatic" impact on the victim.

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Crews tackle tree fire in St Andrew's Place in Melton

Suffolk Fire and Rescue crews tackled an undergrowth fire in St Andrew's Place in Melton, near Woodbridge on July 21.

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Oakhurst East Anglia set to build new homes in Westerfield

East Suffolk Council has received plans to build 13 new home on grassland close to Westerfield House, outside Ipswich.

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Police present at Ranelagh Road and London Road in Ipswich

Police and ambulance services can be seen at the junction of Ranelagh Road and London Road in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Dryden Road and Elmcroft Road to close for two weeks

Dryden Road and Elmcroft Road, in Ipswich, will close for two weeks alongside closures on Byron Road and Shakespeare Road.

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Ipswich Borough Council scrap £3.7m silo waterfront project

 Ipswich Borough Council has announced it will not progress with plans to spend £3.7m on the former Paul Silo building on Ipswich Waterfront.

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Precious Paws (Suffolk) will be based in Tye Lane Bramford

A dog day care facility in Bramford, near Ipswich in Suffolk, has been given the go-ahead despite concerns about noise, traffic and parking.

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Concern after blade found in Cherry Lane Park in Ipswich

An Ipswich councillor believes the discovery of a razor blade wedged into a park bench is a "worry for parents" ahead of the school holidays.

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Ipswich council leader Neil MacDonald on Towns Fund money

Ipswich Borough Council leader Neil MacDonald has penned his latest column, this time on how the Towns Fund will improve Suffolk's county town.

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Felixstowe drink driving trial discontinued after death

The trial of a Foxhall man who was accused driving a car while over the alcohol limit in Felixstowe has been discontinued as the defendant has died.

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Ipswich cycle lane improvments received with mixed feelings

Suffolk County Council's plans to improve cycle and pedestrian ways in Ipswich have been met with mixed feelings by residents in the town.

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7 Suffolk roadworks to avoid on your journey this week

Roadworks look set to cause disruption for drivers across Suffolk again this week.

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Ipswich teenager to pay compensation for police assaults

A teenager appeared before Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich charged with assaulting police officers.

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Ipswich burglar sentenced for Bramford Road burglary

A 43-year-old burglar from Ipswich has been given a suspended sentence after being discovered by his victim in her home in Bramford Road in 2022.

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Westbourne Academy in Ipswich rated 'good' by Ofsted

Westbourne Academy in Ipswich has retained its Good 'good' Ofsted rating following an inspection at the Suffolk school in June.