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Football team surprise ‘ultimate fan’, aged 98, at her care home

12 April 2024
Football team surprise ‘ultimate fan’, aged 98, at her care home

Football team surprise ‘ultimate fan’, aged 98, at her care home

12 April 2024

A Suffolk resident received a surprise visit from Ipswich Town Football Club – after more than 60 years supporting the team.


‘Abhorrent’: Elderly man spat at outside shop in wave of youth anti-social behaviour

12 April 2024
‘Abhorrent’: Elderly man spat at outside shop in wave of youth anti-social behaviour

‘Abhorrent’: Elderly man spat at outside shop in wave of youth anti-social behaviour

12 April 2024

A business leader is ‘confident’ police actions will help reduce youth anti-social behaviour in a town centre following an ‘awful’ incident at a shop.

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Talented student trio pull off winning three-course menu

10 April 2024
Talented student trio pull off winning three-course menu

Talented student trio pull off winning three-course menu

10 April 2024

Three Suffolk student chefs have been crowned winners after competing against teams from across the country in a national contest.


Schoolchildren help launch ‘Plant Your Pants’ soil campaign

10 April 2024
Schoolchildren help launch ‘Plant Your Pants’ soil campaign

Schoolchildren help launch ‘Plant Your Pants’ soil campaign

10 April 2024

Suffolk schoolchildren have learned about the importance of healthy soil as they helped launch a national campaign on a visit to a farm.


Make-up artistry students can barely conceal their joy after securing place at competition final

09 April 2024
Make-up artistry students can barely conceal their joy after securing place at competition final

Make-up artistry students can barely conceal their joy after securing place at competition final

09 April 2024

Two Suffolk teenagers are through to the finals of a national skills competition.


Rich array of historical artefacts dating back thousands of years discovered at development site

09 April 2024
Rich array of historical artefacts dating back thousands of years discovered at development site

Rich array of historical artefacts dating back thousands of years discovered at development site

09 April 2024

Artefacts dating back to the Mesolithic period, from c.10,000-7,000 BC, have been found at the site of a future housing development in Suffolk.


‘An excellent achievement’: School celebrates its improved Ofsted grading

31 March 2024
‘An excellent achievement’: School celebrates its improved Ofsted grading

‘An excellent achievement’: School celebrates its improved Ofsted grading

31 March 2024

A Suffolk school that has been on a ‘a significant journey’ is delighted to have received a good Ofsted rating.


‘We cannot thank you enough’: Well-known doctor to retire from emergency medical charity after 50 years

31 March 2024
‘We cannot thank you enough’: Well-known doctor to retire from emergency medical charity after 50 years

‘We cannot thank you enough’: Well-known doctor to retire from emergency medical charity after 50 years

31 March 2024

SuffolkNews speaks with Dr Andrew (Andy) Mason about his 50 years with Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) – and what he plans to do now.


‘Absolutely delighted but will it happen?’: Changes to residents’ parking back on the table

28 March 2024
‘Absolutely delighted but will it happen?’: Changes to residents’ parking back on the table

‘Absolutely delighted but will it happen?’: Changes to residents’ parking back on the table

28 March 2024

Long-awaited changes to provide greater parking opportunities for residents of a Suffolk town are being consulted on.


‘They have imprisoned me...but the muntjac can walk through the gate’

28 March 2024
‘They have imprisoned me...but the muntjac can walk through the gate’

‘They have imprisoned me...but the muntjac can walk through the gate’

28 March 2024

A Suffolk town council has ‘held its hands up’ after installing fencing around allotments without consulting residents.

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Colleges and university unite to solve region’s digital skills gap

27 March 2024
Colleges and university unite to solve region’s digital skills gap

Colleges and university unite to solve region’s digital skills gap

27 March 2024

A partnership of educational institutions across Suffolk and Norfolk is looking at ways of closing skills gaps in digital industries in the region.


‘It’s truly exciting’: Primary school to join growing trust

25 March 2024
‘It’s truly exciting’: Primary school to join growing trust

‘It’s truly exciting’: Primary school to join growing trust

25 March 2024

‘It feels the right time’: Suffolk primary school is set to join trust


Former boat builder sails away with national award

22 March 2024
Former boat builder sails away with national award

Former boat builder sails away with national award

22 March 2024

A boat builder turned carpenter from Suffolk has been awarded a prestigious national prize.


Planning appeal over homes at back of pub is thrown out

22 March 2024
Planning appeal over homes at back of pub is thrown out

Planning appeal over homes at back of pub is thrown out

22 March 2024

An appeal over the refusal of plans for homes behind a Suffolk pub has been dismissed by a planning inspector.


Last chance to shine a light on your top teacher or assistant

22 March 2024
Last chance to shine a light on your top teacher or assistant

Last chance to shine a light on your top teacher or assistant

22 March 2024

There is still time to nominate your Teacher and Teaching Assistant of the Year – nominations close on Monday.


‘She has already made a significant impact’: Secondary school appoints new principal

21 March 2024
‘She has already made a significant impact’: Secondary school appoints new principal

‘She has already made a significant impact’: Secondary school appoints new principal

21 March 2024

A Suffolk school has revealed who will lead it from September.


‘I hope this has made the children think science is cool’

20 March 2024
‘I hope this has made the children think science is cool’

‘I hope this has made the children think science is cool’

20 March 2024

A scientist hopes her mini tour of Suffolk primary schools has helped inspire scientists of the future.


‘We cannot ever thank them enough’: Children’s cancer charity helped family during dark times

20 March 2024
‘We cannot ever thank them enough’: Children’s cancer charity helped family during dark times

‘We cannot ever thank them enough’: Children’s cancer charity helped family during dark times

20 March 2024

A Suffolk mum has spoken of her daughter’s cancer journey as the family fund-raise for a charity that supported them with a ‘special’ respite holiday.


‘A very important appointment’: Secondary school’s new headteacher is revealed

19 March 2024
‘A very important appointment’: Secondary school’s new headteacher is revealed

‘A very important appointment’: Secondary school’s new headteacher is revealed

19 March 2024

The new headteacher for a Suffolk high school has been announced.


‘This unit will make a significant difference to SEND families in the community’

19 March 2024
‘This unit will make a significant difference to SEND families in the community’

‘This unit will make a significant difference to SEND families in the community’

19 March 2024

The first spade has gone into the ground to build a new unit for youngsters with special educational needs in Suffolk.