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Yesterday, 15:31

A driver suffered a head injury after crashing into a BT transfer box near Hadleigh this afternoon.

Fewer people are visiting some of Suffolk’s libraries than they were four years ago according to new data.

Hundreds of students in west Suffolk will be frantically hitting the refresh button on their UCAS applications on A-level results day.

Homes and businesses in rural communities across Suffolk and north Essex are still suffering from a lack of 4G mobile phone coverage, according to latest figures from Ofcom.

A reception to show support for a multi-million pound national centre dedicated to the artist Thomas Gainsborough is to be hosted by Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Bury St Edmunds-based brewer Greene King has won a major award for its XX Mild.

The economic value of our natural landscapes has been underlined by new figures which show Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in Suffolk and north Essex are worth over £270m to the tourism sector.

New figures suggest that fewer people are using Suffolk’s Libraries than four years ago. Do you visit your local library?

Convenience store customers were urged to have cash ready as customers experienced problems paying using chip and pin machines.

Don’t put away those sun hats just yet, the region is set for another warm day tomorrow with temperatures hitting a possible 26C (78F) – but the rain is returning on Thursday.

The showers which hit parts of the region yesterday will disappear today to give a dry day across the region.

There was little to trouble motorists and rail travellers this morning on both the railways and roads this morning across Suffolk and North East Essex.

From a body being identified in the River Gipping, in Ipswich to ITFC’s striker Kayden Jackson being excited to be playing alongside Janoi Donacien ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup first round against Exeter City - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

Talks are underway to form a chamber of commerce in Mid Suffolk as part of a bid to better support businesses.

A popular classic car show is returning to a west Suffolk village with a diverse mix of vehicles and fun for all the family.

One hundred years on, a Suffolk branch of the Women’s Institute is still inspiring women.

The closure of the only GP surgery in a west Suffolk village is “another blow for rural communities”, according to a councillor.

Suffolk patients’ satisfaction with GP services has exceeded national benchmarks despite the growing pressures and recruitment difficulties facing healthcare staff in the county.

Butterfly Conservation and English Heritage want people to spot and record butterflies they see at the heritage charity’s castles as part of this year’s Big Butterfly Count.

East of England councils are being urged to do more to help Britain’s bees and other pollinators – such as cutting areas of grass less often in parks and roadside verges to allow wild flowers to grow.

Verbal abuse against council road crews who are taking breaks has increased so much throughout the recent heatwave that teams have been issued with body cameras to capture footage of the incidents.

Young people leaving residential care in Suffolk will now be able to stay closer to their children’s homes under a new government pilot scheme.

The closure of the only GP surgery in a west Suffolk village is “another blow for rural communities”, according to a councillor.

A historic non-league football club in west Suffolk is celebrating its 150-year anniversary with plans for a new clubhouse.

A free family fun day for carers across Suffolk is being held at Jimmy’s Farm this weekend.

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Yesterday, 14:05

Andy Ball of Bury St Edmunds is the Suffolk senior champion. He won the Geoffrey Barnard Bowl with a round of two over par 72 at Woodbridge.

Martyn Cull will make his first appearance of the season for Suffolk in the crunch Unicorns Championship match against Lincolnshire, starting on Sunday at Ipswich School, writes Nick Garnham.

The Mid-Suffolk Road Race on the Willisham-Barking-Offton circuit was dominated by a seven-man break featuring local riders Owen Geeson (Fast Test), Stephen Clark (Ipswich BC) and Mark Powell (Stowmarket & District), writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses a little-known sport in which Suffolk have one of the very best talents on earth – and the Olympic dream the national side is chasing.

Sudbury moved a step closer to retaining their Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League title, after beating Great Witchingham by 45 runs at Friars Street.

James Biggs of Diss has made a clean sweep of all the Suffolk Golf Union silverware for 2018, writes Tony Garnett.

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, wants his younger players to “step up to the plate” this season.

A historic non-league football club in west Suffolk is celebrating its 150-year anniversary with plans for a new clubhouse.

As an amateur golfer, it’s not every day of the week you can test your skills on courses like Carnoustie, Royal Troon, or Wentworth.

George Fricker of Ufford Park won the Mackenzie Cup as Suffolk junior champion with a level par round of 69 at Bungay, writes Tony Garnett.

It was a hard hot day for a twelve hour time trial at the CC Breckland event and while several records fell, other attempts fell by the wayside, writes Fergus Muir.

AFC Sudbury have completed a big signing, by securing the services of veteran striker Paul Hayes on a two-year deal.

Skipper Adam Mansfield has hailed the efforts of his Suffolk team following their third straight win – and second by an innings – in the Unicorns Championship, writes Nick Garnham.

Records tumbled as Suffolk’s cricketers secured their third straight victory in this season’s Unicorns Championship, writes Nick Garnham.

Sudbury claimed an exciting victory off the penultimate ball of the match to beat Horsford by two wickets, and so retain their healthy lead of 40 points at the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

In his latest column, Don Topley shares the story of his son Reece, a professional cricketer who is battling once more with a serious back injury.

Suffolk’s hopes of winning the Anglian League ended at Wellingborough on Sunday where Northants won by seven and a half matches to four and a half.

The 91st Bury and West Suffolk Tennis Tournament took place last week at Culford School’s Tennis Centre in glorious summer sunshine.

Suffolk head coach Andy Northcote says he has had to make possibly the hardest decision of his tenure ahead of Sunday’s Unicorns Championship match against Hertfordshire, writes Nick Garnham.

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