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A Bury St Edmunds van centre has donated two vehicles to the town’s hospice in support of its household clearance scheme.

There is nothing worse than getting stuck in traffic jams caused by roadworks.

A major new campaign to counter the negative effects of council funding cutbacks and encourage Sudbury residents to take a pride in the town is to be officially launched this weekend.

The hands have finally have been reinstated on St Peter’s Church clocks in Sudbury, much to the delight of visitors to the town.

Most people will have read some children’s books growing up – but how much can you remember about them?

Members of a decades-old cricket club in west Suffolk have been left devastated after storm Doris decimated part of their ground, destroying vital equipment.

The last day of February this year will see people across the country indulging in a pancake or two.

Rail passengers are facing disruption on trains from Suffolk and Essex to Norwich – although services are starting to get back to the weekend timetable.

Suffolk author Ronald Blythe will be at a special showing of the film Akenfield.

This weekend will see mild temperatures and a mix of rain, wind, cloud and sunshine.

The list of top acts scheduled to appear at one of Suffolk’s most popular music festivals in its 10th anniversary year is growing, with comedic rappers Goldie Lookin Chain joining the line-up.

It’s not too late to book tickets and take in a great show this March. Suffolk’s theatres offer a wide range of performances to choose from with something for everyone including music, comedy, plays and wrestling.

“I cannot emphasise strongly enough how important this is to Suffolk.”

The new owner of a Suffolk pub previously in the hands of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White wants to put the community back at the heart of the business.

The Bridge Project in Sudbury has invested to meet a local need for its hot meals delivery service.

UK Power Networks is working to restore power to thousands of homes across East Anglia after damage caused by today’s high winds.

Campaigners in Suffolk are urging MPs to back a ground-breaking European treaty that aims to eradicate domestic violence against women and girls.

Hundreds of people are without power, cables have come down close to a school, parks have been closed and trees have fallen in parts of west Suffolk.

North Street in Sudbury is to lose its Argos and Poundland stores in quick succession.

A not-so-frighteningly named storm is set to wreak havoc on our roads today with gusts of up to 65mph expected on the A14 and A12.

A new push is underway to recruit more ‘on call’ firefighters to make up a shortfall of around 40 across the county.

It’s pancake day on February 28 and as people across Suffolk dig out the frying pan and stock up on eggs, flour and milk, you might be wondering why we make these flipped treats on Shrove Tuesday at all and indeed why the day is significant. Well, it’s funny you should ask...

People who park illegally on yellow lines in Suffolk are more likely to be fined after a new civil parking enforcement scheme was agreed by the county council.

Extra electricians will be on hand tomorrow in case strong winds cause damage to the region’s power system.

Suffolk has hundreds of works of public art in its towns and villages – some loved, some loathed; some ignored and some celebrated.

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Ipswich Town star Josh Emmanuel is the star of the new edition of Kings of Anglia - which is now on sale.

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers admitted he didn’t know whether he was coming or going as speculation mounted over his future on deadline day.

The Suffolk FA Youth Referees’ Academy is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

Hadleigh boss Stuart Alston know his team face ‘ten cup finals’ as they fight to avoid relegation from the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Leatherhead 2 AFC Sudbury 0

Alan Quinn scored in Ipswich Town’s last derby win, but has bittersweet memories, ahead of the Blues’ trip to Carrow Road at the weekend.

Ipswich Town head to Carrow Road for the East Anglia derby on Sunday, aiming to pick up their first victory from the bitter encounter in seven years.

AFC Sudbury assistant manager Andy Reynolds knows his side’s fate in Ryman Premier is still in their own hands despite their 4-0 hammering at Staines on Saturday.

Battle commences this coming Sunday (February 26) between Jason Morland (Halstead) and Jamie Roper (Sudbury) in the first round of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Solo Enduro Championship, to be staged in Thetford Forest, Santon, and organised by the Diss Motor Cycle Club.

At the recent Newton Green Ladies’ AGM, outgoing ladies’ captain, Sally Cade, thanked her committee and members for all their support over the club’s 110th year.

London One North

Sudbury 22

Ruislip 30

Despite a battling second half fightback, Sudbury were left counting the cost of three gifted first half tries, and ended up without a point in a game they desperately needed to win to boost hopes of London League One rugby next season.

Any sign of trouble between Ipswich and Norwich fans during the East Anglian derby this weekend will be quickly tackled, police have warned.

The Villagers of Long Melford stretched their unbeaten run to five games after sharing the points with their visitors Ely City in the Thurlow Nunn Premier.

Leiston fell to back-to-back defeats for the first time this season in the Ryman Premier after they were beaten 3-1 at Harrow Borough.

Long Melford are looking to make it five Thurlow Nunn Premier Division wins in a row this afternoon.

AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold is looking forward to seeing how his side perform in today’s visit to Staines Town.

It was a day to remember for young Ipswich Town fans today – meeting their heroes at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town are sweating on the fitness of skipper Luke Chambers, who cracked a rib scoring the Blues’ goal in Tuesday night’s draw at Brighton, for Saturday’s home game with Leeds United.

Potential troublemakers have been warned ahead of Ipswich Town’s home clash against Leeds United on Saturday.

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