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After the region was hit by the first major snowfall of the winter on Sunday and earlier today, forecasters have provided an update on whether there will be another wintry blast tonight and early tomorrow morning.

With Christmas only 17 days away we want to see how Christmassy the outside of your house looks.

Thousands of children across Suffolk and Essex will be homeless this Christmas Day, according to new report.

How well have you been keeping up with the region’s news in the last week? Find out with our Suffolk news round-up quiz.

A rare photograph of the Beatles which saw the Fab Four pose with an unsuspecting man sleeping on a park bench is among the star lots of a Suffolk-based global online auction which is set to break the £1million mark.

The trial of a Suffolk man accused of downloading indecent images of children is expected to take place in March.

A number of schools have already announced plans to close across Suffolk and north Essex this morning after snowy weather hit the region.

Headteachers claim potential cuts to free school transport in Suffolk will hit pupil outcomes and lead to teacher job losses.

More sleet and snow has begun in Suffolk this afternoon ahead of a temperature plummet forecasted for tonight.

Motorists are being warned of disruption on the region’s roads this morning as snow turns into ice following a weekend wintry blast.

Residents will be asked for their views on a potential merger between the district councils of Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

Multi-platinum selling artist Craig David has been announced as the first act for next year’s Newmarket Nights.

Snow started to fall across Suffolk and Essex today which led to widespread travel disruption.

A Christmas exhibition, which showcases a range of works from contemporary artists, printmakers, sculptors and potters, is underway at the Mill Tye Gallery and Arts Centre, in Cornard Mills, near Sudbury.

Much of Suffolk and North East Essex was waking up to a dusting of early morning frost as winter started to take its grip ahead of the predicted snow tomorrow.

Are you stuck on what to buy loved ones for Christmas? Your inspiration is here.

The deterioration and death of an anorexia sufferer just 10 weeks into her first term at university was tragic and avoidable, a damning report being laid before Parliament today reveals.

A senior Suffolk police officer has called for on-street testing of liquids to tackle acid attacks.

A popular dance – which took place in Sudbury throughout the 1960s and was revived in 2011 – will be staged for the last time this month.

A Co-op store in Great Cornard is the latest to have been targeted in a ram raid attack where an attempt was made to steal a cash machine.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she has “issues” with an independent review of the search for her son.

A nightmare neighbour who has breached court orders nearly 30 times has been jailed for 16 weeks for swearing at a neighbour.

A 78-year-old woman has issued a warning to shoppers in Sudbury after she was the victim of a purse snatch in one of the town’s stores.

Video: How will Storm Caroline affect Suffolk?

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Storm Caroline will hit the UK tomorrow morning bringing gusts of 40-45mph to Suffolk.

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Suffolk cricketer Jaik Mickleburgh has won the Wilfred Rhodes Trophy, which is presented annually to the batsman with the highest average in the Minor Counties Championship.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley has admitted Saturday’s game against Haringey Borough was a ‘knock-back’.

London 2 North

Epping & Upper Clapton 36

Sudbury 31

Sudbury had their good run of wins ended at Epping, writes Don Reekie.

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AFC Sudbury 1

Haringey Borough 2

Two goals from former Bury Town striker Chris Benjamin set Haringey on their way to the three points at a freezing Kings Marsh Stadium, writes Dave Meeson.

AFC Sudbury will give a debut to experienced defender Ian Miller as they bid to get back to winning ways against Haringey Borough at King’s Marsh tomorrow afternoon.

The Sudbury & District Invitational Darts League held its 2017 Summer League Finals and Presentation Night at the Sudbury Institiute on Friday.

Former Ipswich Town star Kieron Dyer made front and back page headlines in a controversial career he is set to re-live in his autobiography, ‘Old too soon, smart too late’. MIKE BACON went to meet him.

The 2017-18 East Anglian point-to-point season got off to its usual hectic start as 60 horses contested seven high class races at the Cambridge University United Hunts Club meeting at Cottenham.

It was a good day for Andrew Forgan and his son Sam at the Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting at Hintlesham, played in chilly conditions.

Big spenders Billericay Town continued their fine form against a resurgent Leiston team with a 4-0 home win in the Bostik Premier.

Long Melford sent their fans home happy after a fine 2-1 win against Walsham-le-Willows in the Thurlow Nunn Premier.

Mike Bacon’s looking forward to the day/night Ashes Test in his latest Bacon’s Bites column.

Mark Morsley admits he is very motivated with his AFC Sudbury ‘project’.

Suffolk went to the top of the British Inter County Championship Division Two promotion table following a superb 23-13 home win over Staffordshire.

This week’s spotlight on Parkruns, in Suffolk and Essex, falls on the Great Cornard Parkrun:

London 2 North

Sudbury 78

Harlow 10

Sudbury totally demolished Harlow at Whittome Field in a game which many had predicted would be a close encounter, writes Don Reekie.

The Witches 2018... And few changes to the 2017 line-up. MIKE BACON casts his eye – as to why!

Australia rugby coach Michael Cheika has escaped any punishment from the Autumn International Disciplinary body following his ‘reactions’ during the 30-6 defeat by England last weekend.

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