Ipswich could be on the verge of a major economic boost with plans to redevelop parts of the town.
Two police officers working a night shift became midwives when a frantic father-to-be flagged them down on the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk.
Children and families in Ipswich have taken part in a 'colour dash' to raise money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices.
The East of England Ambulance Service which was heavily criticised last year for poor management and slow response times is holding its annual general meeting in Ipswich this afternoon.
The new boss Dr Anthony Marsh will set the improvements the Trust has made since he took the helm in January.
A man who died following a motorbike crash in Ipswich has been named by police as 20-year-old Rhys Lungley from Ipswich.
Police were called at around 2.35am yesterday morning to reports of a motorbike riding at high speed through the town centre.
The bike, a Yamaha DT 125, hit railings and glass along the waterfront, directly outside the University Campus Suffolk building at 2.50am. Rhys was taken to hospital but died a short time later.
Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the bike travelling through the town or who witnessed the actual collision. Calls should be made to the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD 53 of 26/7/14.
Due to police presence in the vicinity at the time of the incident, Suffolk Constabulary will be referring this matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for their consideration in line with usual procedure.
A motorcyclist has died after colliding into railings outside the University Campus Suffolk in Ipswich.
Police were called around 2.35am on Saturday 26 July, to reports of a motorbike riding at high speed through the town centre.
The bike, a Yamaha DT 125, then struck railings and glass along the waterfront, directly outside the University Campus Suffolk building.
The motorcyclist, a man in his early 20's and from Ipswich died in hospital.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
A teenage boy has been charged after a 15-year-old was stabbed in the back in Ipswich.
Officers were called to a car park near St Catherine’s Court in the Stoke Park area of the town at about 1.20pm on Wednesday 16 July.
They found the victim - who had a single stab wound to his back - in the care of the ambulance service.
The following day, police arrested a 15-year-old boy from Ipswich on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.
Officers confirmed the teenager had since been charged with causing grievous bodily harm, committing burglary and theft, and possessing a knife in a public place.
He was due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court on Saturday morning.
A man has been jailed for 10 years after attacking a woman with a meat cleaver in Ipswich. He pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm.
Lianjun Sun, 51, was sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court following the incident in November 2013 when a 50-year-old woman was found unconscious with life-threatening neck injuries in Garrick Way.
The court heard that Lianjun Sun and his victim had a disagreement at the takeaway shop where they worked, which resulted in him attacking her with what was believed to be a large knife or meat cleaver. A search of the surrounding area found a meat cleaver within undergrowth behind the parade of shops.
– Detective Sergeant Carl Dye, Suffolk Police
"This was a truly horrific and brutal attack on the victim, one I am sure will take her many years to get over both psychologically and physically."
Detective Sergeant Carl Dye of Suffolk Police said: "I am encouraged by the sentenced imposed on Lianjun Sun and I would like to thank those who not only came to the assistance of the victim on the day but also assisted us throughout the investigation which has enabled justice to be done.”
A man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious stabbing in Ipswich earlier this month.
Shaun Webber, 22, from Fore Street, Ipswich, was arrested in connection with the attack which happened on a footpath behind Sapphire Close between 9.50pm and 10.20pm on Sunday 6 July.
A man in his 30s sustained serious stab wounds.
A teenager was stabbed in the back during an incident in Ipswich earlier today.
Police were called to a car park near St Catherine’s Court in the Stoke Park area of the town at about 1.20pm.
A 15-year-old boy with a single stab wound to the back was being treated by paramedics.
He is in a stable condition and has been taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
A children's charity is expecting to have raised ten thousand pounds from a sponsored race in Ipswich's Christchurch Park.
East Anglia's Children's Hospice held the colour dash this weekend and is counting up the funds it raised today.