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A vegan cafe in Sudbury is extending its welcome to the community by launching monthly gatherings.

The latest public search for RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague is now underway at Barton Mills.

She may only be six years old, but Esmee Tegg-Clarke has smashed through her £20 fundraising target for St Nicholas Hospice Care – by 3,600%.

Fears of a possible sinkhole developing in a Suffolk road will see it closed next week while work is carried out.

A drink-driver who was more than four times the alcohol limit when his car ploughed into a 15th century building has been spared prison.

The gaping sinkhole caused nearly a month of traffic chaos in a Suffolk town, after the first repair failed.

A planned landfill site search in Cambridgeshire for missing RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague has been delayed as the site is not yet safe to access.

With attempts to raise the speed on rail lines in East Anglia, Network Rail is looking at closing some little-used crossings in a bid to improve safety.

The generosity of volunteers at a Suffolk charity helping people with terminal illnesses has left television presenter Monty Don “stunned”.

A west Suffolk pub is looking to raise £1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association with a black tie evening.

As the warmer weather approaches, hot air balloons will once again take to the skies over the sprawling fields of the East Anglian countryside.

School children in Suffolk return to class on Monday but before they do there is still time to enjoy a theatre show, cinema treat or museum trip in this weekend.

The multi-vehicle crash on the A14 eastbound at Risby, near Bury St Edmunds, had caused “havoc” during the evening rush hour.

World-renowned keyboard player Rick Wakeman, virtuoso flautist James Galway and classical guitarist John Williams will top a stellar line-up at one of the region’s biggest music and arts celebrations this spring, it has been confirmed.

More than £3million of prescription medicine is being wasted every year in Suffolk, new figures have revealed.

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

A gaping sinkhole has caused nearly a month of traffic chaos in a Suffolk town, but one expert has said many other areas in the region are at risk from the often destructive environmental phenomena.

Former Conservative minister and peer Norman Tebbit has cut the ribbon on a new physiotherapy centre in Clare.

The mother of missing serviceman Corrie McKeague has vowed to spend the rest of her life raising funds for the Suffolk search and rescue charity which has spent more than 6,000 hours searching for her son.

The Suffolk-based couple behind one of the most enduring rom-com films have announced it will get a sequel.

Bidding opens next week for chance to play in a Bury St Edmunds football match alongside Ipswich Town greats Matt Holland, Kieron Dyer and Titus Bramble.

One in five people in rural communities like Suffolk who have struggled with their mental health keep it quiet because they do not think anyone else would understand, it has been revealed.

It is probably one of the most-asked questions every spring and autumn – when do the clocks change?

A proposal to prevent Sudbury bus station from ever being moved to Girling Street has been rejected by councillors, who believe all options should be left open in a bid to achieve the best outcome for the town.

All Suffolk’s 44 libraries should be able to stay open despite a cut in support from the county council, senior staff have said.

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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.

Jamie Godbold was delighted with his AFC Sudbury team’s efforts in Tuesday night’s 1-0 win over Worthing.

Adam Tann’s first-half header gave AFC Sudbury a much-needed three points over Worthing on Tuesday night, in the Ryman Premier.

AFC Sudbury will be keen to build on Saturday’s encouraging 1-1 draw at home to Kingstonian, as they bid to stay away from trouble at the bottom of the Ryman Premier Division.

The annual competitions are underway at Sudbury Indoor Bowls Club, in Quay Lane, with the 2 Wood Singles enjoying a bumper entry of 32 players this year.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy will be without central defensive pair, Christophe Berra and Steven Taylor for Tuesday night’s Championship trip to second-top Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Chingford 22

Sudbury 8

Sudbury travelled to East London to third-placed Chingford on Saturday and despite a spirited performance lost a close game.

Ryman Premier

AFC Sudbury 1

Kingstonian 1

Sudbury remain two points clear of the Ryman Premier League relegation zone after a 73rd minute strike from James Baker salvaged a point and ended a run of four consecutive league defeats for the hosts.

Otley College is launching a football academy which it is hoped can be as successful, in the long-term, as that of sister campus, Easton College.

Hadleigh Rugby Football Club are again hosting The Hadleigh TAG 2017.

Suffolk retained their Anglian Schools Cross Country title for a remarkable 11th year on the trot, following another dominant display across the age groups at Abington Park in Northampton last Saturday.

AFC Sudbury have slipped to within one place and two points of the relegation zone, although their fate was out of their hands following tonight’s postponement.

AFC Sudbury face a crunch game at Jimmy Bullard’s Leatherhead this evening, looking to end a miserable run of just one win in 10 games since the middle of December.

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