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Girls from Charlotte Cobbald's former school have raised money for St Aubyn Centre

Friends of a 17-year-old girl who died after a long battle with depression and anorexia are determined to raise thousands of pounds for the fund set up in her name.

Police have been called to a number of accidents after a night of freezing temperatures

A gas tanker has overturned in icy conditions on a rural road near Eye.

Suffolk Agricultural Association has organised for a tractor to visit Wickham Market Primary School to promote and encourage kids into farming and a chance to learn more about tractors. Pictured is Ryan Chapman.

An initiative is being launched to teach young people across Suffolk more about farming, and the career opportunities it provides.

Britain's oldest shop and post office, Boxford Stores

The future of a thriving village shop is in good hands after new owners opened for business this week.

Three arrested in illegal immigrant inquiry

Three lorry drivers have been arrested after 43 suspected illegal immigrants were detained in Suffolk and Essex within four days of each other.

Part of the site that was earmarked for the new Chilton Woods development near Sudbury

Early plans for a long-awaited development on the outskirts of Sudbury which will include up to 1,250 new homes are to go on show at the end of the month.

The Sudbury Health Centre

Steps have been taken to alleviate problems at a newly opened £10million health centre, which saw some patients waiting for up to two hours for blood tests during the first few days.

Belle Vue house

A businessman has signed a legally binding agreement pledging to donate a historic house to the people of a west Suffolk town – if the district council agrees to sell it to him.

Nicki Murphy

A much-loved face will be missing from the Quay Theatre History Talks when they resume this Sunday.

The week in pictures

Community sport

Sudbury, in blue and white, are top of the league

Sudbury march on with another win away in the mud at Billericay.

Long Melford boss Jules Mumford

Long Melford boss Jules Mumford believes his side may well be on course for a historic season.

Long Melford striker Jack Durey celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal against Debenham on Saturday

Thurlow Nunn First Division league-leaders Long Melford stormed to a convincing 5-1 away win over Debenham LC on Saturday.

Jamie Godbold celebrating with the Ryman North title with Lowestoft. The new AFC Sudbury boss knows how valuable the vocal west Suffolk fans can be

Jamie Godbold is hoping AFC Sudbury fans can become the club’s ‘12th man’ as he begins his managerial career at the west Suffolk club, with a home clash against Maldon & Tiptree this afternoon.

Debenham LC's Kevin Barker (yellow) has been an integral part of the Hornets' success this season

Debenham LC head coach Stuart Reavell thinks that today’s top-of-the-table clash against Long Melford could define the rest of his side’s season.

Needham Market striker Ryan Crisp, who has returned to the club from Dereham Town

There’s a new saying circulating Needham Market Football Club this year – ‘a raw desire to win the league.’

Jamie Godbold (right) and Andy Reynolds.

New AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold could look to adopt a playing philosophy that is ‘maybe more pleasing on the eye’, after replacing David Batch at the Ryman North club.

Brightlingsea Regent boss James Webster

Brightlingsea Regent boss James Webster is happy for his side to keep on upsetting the odds.

Jamie Godbold celebrates winning the Ryman North Division 1 title with Lowestoft Town

Jamie Godbold and Andy Reynolds have been named as the new management team at AFC Sudbury.

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