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Yesterday, 14:35

A woman walking her dog along a footpath in Sudbury was confronted by a man who demanded her mobile phone.

Hundreds of people in Long Melford paid tribute to those who lost their lives at war with poignant commemorations in the village.

Insurance payouts for vehicle damage caused by potholes in Suffolk has soared by more than double in the last year, shock new figures have revealed.

Yesterday our photographers were out and about bringing you beautiful photos of Remembrance Day from across Suffolk and Essex.

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

Public vote now open for this year’s Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wildlife Photography Competition.

Those Monday morning blues won’t be helped as rain and cloud moves in across East Anglia but things are looking up for tomorrow.

Dog attacks on postal workers in north Essex increased by 58% on the previous year, statistics from Royal Mail have revealed.

They say first impressions count for a lot.

Remembrance events in Sudbury commenced at 6am when piper Tricia Drawbridge played Battle’s O’er outside St Peter’s against the backdrop of the striking poppy display.

Suffolk Libraries is highlighting the impact reading can have on tackling loneliness, dementia and mental health problems, following new research.

Remembrance Sunday has dawned with moving ceremonies in towns and villages across the country as lone pipers played at war memorials to mark the end of the conflict.

A market is not set to close despite footfall struggles, council leaders have insisted as they unveiled a series of fresh measures outlined to boost the number of customers.

Recommendations for the future of Bury St Edmunds’ Christmas Fayre have been slammed as “devoid of ambition” – with calls made to start 2020’s event from scratch.

The Labour group at Babergh District Council has launched the Keep Babergh Tidy campaign to tackle littering, encourage recycling and urge other green measures.

Things are certainly cooling down as we head into the armistice weekend but we can expect some sun as the day progresses.

A Suffolk health watchdog has claimed that poor access to mental health services “has not significantly improved” since the region’s mental health trust was first placed in special measures.

A Suffolk charity has launched a bid to raise around half a million pounds to buy a former church to turn the building into a multi-use community space.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague believes CCTV footage shows her son leaving the area he was last seen on foot.

It was full of poignancy and pageantry and attended by up to 800 people from across a wide spectrum of communities in Suffolk.

“Chronic underfunding” of education by the government has been blamed for a council’s overspending on children’s services.

Braintree District Community Safety Partnership launched its Spot It, Stop It campaign earlier in the year which is aiming to raise awareness and stop children and young people becoming victims of exploitation.

The decision to not build a bypass in Sudbury means “residents and visitors will be left with another 40 years of traffic misery”, according to a county councillor.

Ground has been broken ahead of the construction of Sudbury’s long-awaited new skate park – with work set to begin next week.

Fears have been raised that free parking could be lost in Suffolk’s towns if responsibility for enforcing parking transfers from police to local councils.

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Mon, 12:55

Rick Andrews views tomorrow night’s Suffolk Premier Cup tie against AFC Sudbury as a good benchmark of how his Stowmarket Town side are progressing, writes Nick Garnham.

AFC Sudbury 0 Basildon United 0

AFC Sudbury entertain Basildon United tomorrow at King’s Marsh in what is thought to be the first ever meeting of the two clubs, writes Darren Theobald.

Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston for another episode of The Non-League Podcast. In this week’s edition we talk to AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley and Grundisburgh manager Micky Squirrell.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the inclusion of Wayne Rooney in the England squad and also asks... If you were Raheem would you have owned up?

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action, there’s fine wins for Colchester, Stowmarket and Woodbridge, plus a 136-0 romp for Hadleigh and a dominant display from the Bury Foxes.

In his weekly golfing round-up, Tony Garnett looks at the Suffolk boys squad for 2019, the latest Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting and a youngster from Bury who’s heading to Jakarta.

Join Mike Bacon and Carl Marston, for episode one of our new Non-League Podcast, with special guests Ian Watson and Shane Coldron.

Thinking and pre-planning riding lines helped Cam Hurst to his first Senior cyclo-cross win, which came at the Grafham Water event promoted by the St Ives CC, writes Fergus Muir.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley says other non-league club chairmen will be looking at the Sudbury ‘model’ and hoping it is a big success.

In our latest round-up of local rugby action, there are great wins for Southwold, Ipswich and Woodbridge.

Competitors, marshals and spectators gathered at the Colchester Rovers cyclo-cross for a presentation to founding Eastern Cyclo-Cross League official Neil Pears, writes Fergus Muir.

Mike Bacon takes a look at the hysteria that has surrounded Raheem Sterling and why it is time to knock it on the head.

AFC Sudbury entertain Barking FC tomorrow as Bostik League action returns to the town for the first time in seven weeks, writes Darren Theobald.

Chris Crabtree bounded up the short, sharp Semer Hill in just a fraction over 40 seconds to win the CC Sudbury Hill Climb, and with it the East District Championship.

More than 90 teams from 10 clubs enjoyed the tenth Woodbridge Rugby Club U7-U12 Festival, a celebration of youth rugby, writes Simon Ballard.

AFC Sudbury will unveil their new LED Floodlights tomorrow night in an exhibition match against an Ipswich Town U23s, writes Darren Theobald.

Thetford mountain biker Lee Woodcock raced through the night to win the solo category in the One Night In Thetford 12-hour night race in the forest near Brandon.

Felixstowe & Walton host Suffolk rivals AFC Sudbury this weekend for the second time this season, with the Seasiders hoping to secure all three points in their Bostik North encounter.

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