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Yesterday, 17:23

An animal lover who travelled hundreds of miles from her Suffolk home to give a new life to an unwanted breeding dog has launched an appeal to help pay for veterinary care.

Bank Holiday revellers in Suffolk and north Essex will bask in temperatures far warmer than the average for May this weekend, forecasters believe.

Months of major roadworks on a key route into Bury St Edmunds are set to start, as a double roundabout is removed under £2.8million plans to improve roads across the town.

People have until midnight to register to vote in the June 8 snap General Election.

After two-and-a-half inches of rainfall during set-up week, the skies cleared for a sunny 178th Hadleigh Show – enjoyed by a record number of visitors.

The historic village of Lavenham provided the perfect backdrop for a wartime-themed commemorative weekend.

A Suffolk-based recruitment expert has launched a business designed to make life easier for companies searching for new employees.

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex have this week sat their GCSE exams, but can you correctly answer these eight sample GCSE questions?

Much-loved pirate station Radio Caroline is to broadcast directly to Suffolk and north Essex again – after being awarded an AM waveband licence.

Specflue is celebrating 25 years in business, during which it has grown from a team of just five into a business employing more than 120 people, with an annual turnover of more than £20m.

An eye-witness has told how a taxi burst into flames in the car park of Halstead Co-Op this morning (May 18).

Supporters and beneficiaries of a Suffolk charity gathered for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to mark 18 months since its launch.

The true scale of the incredible generosity of a kind-hearted Suffolk music teacher and farmer has been revealed, with £1.25million left to help children access clean water in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Conservative party is set to propose scrapping winter fuel payments for all but the poorest pensioners.

Police are investigating after a 10-year-old boy reported being grabbed by a man in Haverhill.

A popular music festival which has raised nearly £200,000 for local charity over the years is marking its 21st birthday this summer.

Weather forecasters are predicting heavy rain will last for most of the day in parts of Suffolk and north Essex – prompting safety warnings for drivers.

The fuming owner of Clare Antiques is set to close up shop for good after it was trashed by sledgehammer-wielding thieves in the early hours this morning.

Rare photographs giving a new insight into life on an American airbase in Suffolk during the Second World War are to go on show.

With less than a week to go for people to register to vote in the general election on June 8, here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for polling day.

A variety of top comedians are playing Suffolk and Essex theatres in 2017 so book your tickets today and get ready to chortle, chuckle, titter and guffaw at some great stand-up shows.

Thousands of students across Suffolk and north Essex are preparing to sit their GCSEs - but can you answer some of the questions?

Schools in west Suffolk are working to promote local markets in the area with several projects from puppetry to posters.

There is just a fortnight to go until this year’s Suffolk Show and here we bring you all the vital information you need to know if you are planning to visit.

As Dementia Awareness Week gets underway, a charity is breaking down some myths and misconceptions about the condition.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Sudbury made it five wins out of five to continue their superb start to the season, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, thanks to a crushing 10-wicket win over Great Witchingham.

TONY GARNETT takes a look at the latest golfing news from the region in his Garnett on Golf column.

TOM MORTLOCK reflects on the season at Ipswich Town Ladies, which saw them retain the Suffolk Cup and thump rivals Norwich, but struggle in the league at times.

Newton Green seniors are through to the second round of the Suffolk Beaumont Trophy after a 14-hole victory over Rushmere.

Ipswich Witches teenage reserve Connor Mountain is determined to ride through a difficult spell he is currently enduring.

Join sports writer Chris Brammer and Archant Suffolk’s chief football writer, Stuart Watson, as they discuss a difficult season for Ipswich Town in the Championship.

The Championship season has barely finished yet the stories never stop when it comes to Ipswich Town.

For the first time in the club’s history Boxford Bowls Club has two teams in the Sudbury Mixed Triple League (SMTL) this season.

AFC Sudbury Manager Danny Laws praised his ‘great group’ of players after they lifted the Suffolk FA Under-18 Midweek Cup.

Suffolk Under-18 Midweek Cup Final

AFC Sudbury 5

Walsham-le-Willows 2

Four goals in a 15-minute spell as the end of the first-half saw AFC Sudbury blow away Walsham-le-Willows in the Suffolk FA Under-18 Midweek Cup Final.

It’s been 15 long years since Ipswich Town graced the Premier League and the Blues will face a 16th successive season in the second-tier of English football come August.

It hasn’t been all shale and speedway bikes in the King household this week.

There were more thrills and surprises in round three of the Eastern Solo Enduro Championship last Sunday at Foxborough Quarry, organised by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley will make his last appearance in the dugout on Monday night, when the Marketmen face Lowestoft Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup final at Colchester United.

Mark Morsley has finished managing to become Needham Market chairman. Having led Needham, Leiston and Sudbury in the dugout with some distinction, he reveals his best-ever XI.

Sudbury continued their terrific start to the season by recording a fourth win from four starts, at the expense of previously undefeated Cambridge Granta in the East Anglian Premier League at Clare College on Saturday.

She beat the resilient Sharon Luckman, county vice-captain, by one hole in a final that hung in the balance until the very end in the sunshine at Aldeburgh.

Suffolk Women’s Cup

Ipswich Town Ladies 5

Lowestoft Town 0

Ipswich Town Ladies retained the Suffolk Women’s Cup once again with a dominant 5-0 win over Lowestoft Town Ladies at Colchester United’s Weston Holmes Community Stadium, writes Tom Mortlock.

Alice Barlow has sliced her previous women’s course record at Newton Green Golf Club.

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