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The woman tipped to temporarily take the reins at the region’s ambulance trust when the service’s chief executive steps down has a history of turning around a failing hospital.

A Suffolk emotional and wellbeing charity is celebrating securing a suitable new home to help meet growing demand for its service.

The mother of missing Cockfield man Chas Thacker has made a heartfelt plea for help in searching for her son.

Suffolk shopkeepers are being urged to ban the sale of eggs and flour to young people as part of a police crackdown on antisocial behaviour this Halloween.

Residents in a picturesque Suffolk village are being invited to attend a meeting to hear details of its neighbourhood plan.

Sixth forms and colleges across Suffolk have united for a campaign to lobby the government for better funding.

Campaigners who raised £130,000 to restore bells at a Suffolk church have hailed a “momentous day” in the project following their installation.

Scores of Suffolk schools have signed up for a fresh project to boost attainment – but education chiefs have confirmed no extra cash has been pumped into it.

Opposition councillors at Suffolk County Council have raised fresh questions over the council’s ‘Greenest County’ claim, after it has emerged its new energy deal relies 100% on nuclear power.

Patients have hit out at “scandalous” parking charges at our region’s hospitals after it was revealed they made millions of pounds from their car parks.

A selfless nine-year-old girl with an inoperable brain tumour is hoping to join her classmates on a special fundraising walk to help find a cure for the disease.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable GARETH WILSON talks about how his force is dealing with the mental health pressures the job of policing can place on his staff.

Ipswich Building Society has donated more than £6,000 to nine Suffolk based charities from its Mutual Advantage affinity saving accounts programme.

An 82-year-old woman who passed out in shock when she realised her bag had been stolen is warning others to be vigilant.

If it’s very good pub grub you’re after, you can’t go wrong with the Maldon Grey in Sudbury, which has just launched its new menu.

Thick fog across the East of England overnight could cause travel disruption during the weekend, weather forecasters have warned.

People have been urged to “keep calm and carry on” by Suffolk’s Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county’s business and economy.

Organisers of refurbishment work to a memorial boating lake have been forced to find a new contractor after the project was plagued by problems.

A special commemorative book which honours villagers from Long Melford who served in the First World War has been published following a four-year research project.

Suffolk’s fostering and adoption service has shined a spotlight on some of the harder children to find homes for in its latest campaign.

A serious collision involving a lorry and a cyclist near Sudbury has closed part of the A134 this morning.

Once the mist and fog clears this morning, it is set to be a dry and bright day in Suffolk and north Essex with plenty of sunshine expected over the weekend.

Suffolk County Council has vowed to tackle period poverty – but fell short of committing cash to the cause.

A Suffolk-based company is the subject of a new filmed business case study by mobile phone giant Vodafone.

A fresh drive to boost attainment in Suffolk schools has been announced by education chiefs – but mystery surrounds what it will involve.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Mike Bacon takes a look at the hysteria that has surrounded Raheem Sterling and why it is time to knock it on the head.

AFC Sudbury entertain Barking FC tomorrow as Bostik League action returns to the town for the first time in seven weeks, writes Darren Theobald.

Chris Crabtree bounded up the short, sharp Semer Hill in just a fraction over 40 seconds to win the CC Sudbury Hill Climb, and with it the East District Championship.

More than 90 teams from 10 clubs enjoyed the tenth Woodbridge Rugby Club U7-U12 Festival, a celebration of youth rugby, writes Simon Ballard.

AFC Sudbury will unveil their new LED Floodlights tomorrow night in an exhibition match against an Ipswich Town U23s, writes Darren Theobald.

Thetford mountain biker Lee Woodcock raced through the night to win the solo category in the One Night In Thetford 12-hour night race in the forest near Brandon.

Felixstowe & Walton host Suffolk rivals AFC Sudbury this weekend for the second time this season, with the Seasiders hoping to secure all three points in their Bostik North encounter.

It wasn’t a great season at Foxhall Heath for Ipswich Witches. Just 13 home meetings, they failed to win a cup tie or make the play-offs. MIKE BACON takes a look at what went wrong.

Unsung heroes of the grassroots game in Suffolk were honoured at an awards ceremony at Portman Road, writes Nick Garnham.

In our weekly round-up of the local rugby action, there are wins for Colchester, Woodbridge, Braintree and Chelmsford....

The latest round-up of golfing action from Tony Garnett, featuring the Suffolk Ladies inter-club finals, the opening Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting of the season and a big event at Aldeburgh.

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, could not believe that his side had not beaten hosts Haringey Borough, or a least forced a replay back at King’s Marsh, after Saturday’s FA Cup third qualifying round tie in North London.

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Long Melford 0

Woodbridge Town 6

Former Ipswich Town captain Carlos Edwards netted a hat-trick as the Woodpeckers played some superb football and dominated from start to finish at a very wet Stoneylands, writes John Middleditch.

Haringey Borough 2 AFC Sudbury 1

AFC Sudbury manager, Mark Morsley, insists that his side have “nothing to lose” when they take on Haringey Borough away in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup in North London this afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

James Madgwick (Bloodwise/QSW) won the Velo Club Revolution senior cyclo-cross at Colchester after seizing his chance when his junior challenger Oliver Stockwell (Welwyn Wheelers) momentarily pulled his foot out of his pedal on the last lap, writes Fergus Muir.

Ipswich Ladies won the Cranworth Salver for the 10th time when they recovered from a foursomes deficit to beat Felixstowe Ferry at Bramford Golf Centre, writes Tony Garnett.

In our latest weekly rugby round-up, there’s a fine win for Colchester, a derby day triumph for Stowmarket and a big shutout victory for the Bury Foxes.

Mike Bacon takes a look at two of the weekend’s biggest sporting events, the Ryder Cup and the F1 GP in Russia, where team work was key!!

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