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Suffolk County Council's base at Endeavour House

Up to 23 jobs could go in a major shake-up of Suffolk County Council’s education services.

The clocks go forward this weekend

British Summer Time begins this Sunday (March 29) when the clocks go forwards by an hour and the nights will be noticeably lighter.

Acton Primary School kids have designed boards for an easter trail around the village to raise funds. Left to right, Billy Purser and Lilly Elms.

Youngsters are being invited to follow a special Easter trail around their west Suffolk village to help raise funds for new play equipment at the local school.

Cancer survival rates for those living in west Suffolk are the best in the East of England, new figures reveal.

One sixth form in Ipswich

West Suffolk College is forming a partnership with the biggest sixth form in Ipswich in a move which brings together two of the counties “strongest” education providers.

Harriet Doe's baby, Baby Ivory-Wood, was delivered by her mum Penny Doe. The trio are pictured with Steed Doe

As licensee at The Bell Inn in Castle Hedingham, Penny Doe is far more used to pulling pints than performing emergency midwifery.

The final church service at Chilton Church

Andy Abbott shares more classic black and white imagery that emerged in the late 1970s and 80s from his camera and the EADT darkroom in King Street, Sudbury, where hewas first based.

Strikes in Byford Road, Sudbury was hit by ram raiders

A stolen Land Rover was used to smash down the door of a bowling alley in Sudbury last night, before the raiders stole money and a change machine from inside the building.

Babergh Community Award winners 2015

Unsung heroes who have given hours of their time to help their communities have been recognised for their commitment and dedication.

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Community sport

Last year's Colchester Half Marathon.

Thousands of people will be pounding the streets of Colchester tomorrow as the town’s half marathon event returns.

Sudbury v Beccles Rugby. Sudbury win the title.

Sudbury secured the league championship in front of a large crowd at Whittome Field, with an emphatic 55-7 win over Beccles.

Gavin Hogg

His side may be on the verge of winning promotion to National 2 but Gavin Hogg says today’s opponents, East Grinstead, will be feeling the most pressure.

Barrie Appleby, at his drawing board, with cartoon collaborator Charlie Haylock.

A cartoonist whose illustrations appear regularly in the Beano comic has teamed up with a west Suffolk golf club to entice more young people into the sport.

Ransomes Jacobsen Premier Cup Semi Final.
Needham Market.
AFC Sudbury v Whitton United FC.
Jordan Blackwell in action for Sudbury, scoring both goals.

Miles Powell fired Whitton United into their first Suffolk Premier Cup Final with a dramatic semi-final winner against AFC Sudbury at Bloomfields last night.

Clacton launches their leg of the Friends Life Women’s Tour with Page Clemenson from Clacton Coastal Academy, Joesph Willis from CCA, Joesph Durling tour organiser, Gabriella Shaw of the Pearl Izumi Sports Tours, Tendring District Cllr Mark Platt and Cllr Mick Page, cyclist Bethany Hayward and Tyler Russell from CCA.

Details of the route for the second stage of this year’s Friends Life Women’s Tour have been unveiled today.

AFC Sudbury's Wardale Williams Stadium

Sudbury, who face Whitton United in the Suffolk Premier Cup at Needham Market tonight, have signed Witham Town striker Luke Callander.

Table topping Sudbury Rugby Club entertain Upminster at a snowy Whittome Field on Saturday
Justin Burton collects from a line out

Table-topping Sudbury are daring to dream about clinching promotion from London 3 North, but could not face a tougher task in their quest for glory today.

AFC Sudbury's Wardale Williams Stadium

Suffolk non-league football is set to get its first 3G pitch. AFC Sudbury are looking to install the artificial surface onto their main pitch for the start of the 2015/16 season. WILL RIDGARD went to meet Sudbury director Richard Instance, and Under 21’s boss Danny Laws, to find out more.

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