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Properties are at risk from flooding at Bawdsey Quay and Felixstowe Ferry, the Environment Agency has warned.

Former Ipswich Town manager Sir Bobby Robson

An online auction launched in memory of Ipswich Town and England legend Sir Bobby Robson has raised more than £160,000 for charity.

St Peter and St Mary's Church, Stowmarket, celebrates the opening of its Christmas tree festival. Pictured: Harry and Elena Brown.

The festive season officially arrived in Stowmarket tonight as the town celebrated the launch of its annual Christmas tree festival and lights switch-on.

Exercise is important in the battle against SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder – or SAD – is a very real yet little understood condition that haunts millions every winter.

The crash happened in High Street, Newmarket.

A man aged in his early 20s has been taken to hospital after the motorbike he was riding collided with a car in Newmarket.

High winds are set to hit Suffolk and Essex. PA Photo: Chris Ison.

A yellow weather warning for high winds has been issued by the Met Office for Essex and Suffolk across the weekend.

The release of the John Lewis advert has become an much-anticipated event in recent years. Picture: John Lewis/PA

Christmas adverts have boomed in recent years with the likes of John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and Tesco leading the way.

Bogus caller victim. Library image.

A Hadleigh resident has fallen prey to a phone scam run by crooks posing as bogus police officers.

John Hobson, 65, of Mill Road in Colchester, who died following the crash

The partner of a man, who died following a crash in west Suffolk, has paid tribute to her “one true love”.

Annual Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

The annual Christmas Fayre will see around 120,000 people descend on Bury St Edmunds over four days.

Roads are blocked because of crashes

A road was blocked because of a two-vehicle crash in Leavenheath.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review. Photo: PA Wire

Chancellor George Osborne said councils could put up council tax bills by an extra 2% if the increase was reserved to cover social care costs as he delivered his Autumn Statement today..

A barge on the River Gipping at Bramford around 1895. The road bridge and St Mary’s Church are on the left.

Beautiful countryside, with pleasant walks, fishing and picnic areas are how most now see the area around the River Gipping.

Over 65s Christmas party in Red Lodge. Lance Standbury, Linda French and Carol Lynch are pictured.

Volunteers will serve a free Christmas lunch to senior citizens in Red Lodge next month as part of a community event backed by Forest Heath district councillors.

New choirmaster Peter Tryon hopes to resurrect a Lavenham choir.

A grand church in a picture-postcard Suffolk village could once again be filled with the sound of united voices, if plans to resurrect a local choir are successful.

Friars Street will be opened one way for the first time since the fire

Traffic will be able to access a Sudbury street from the town centre for the first time since a devastating fire destroyed historic buildings there nearly three months ago.

Updated:Motorist dies after crash in Assington

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
East Anglian Air Ambulance

A motorist who was seriously injured in a crash on the A134 on Tuesday evening has died.

Man who appeared drunk in Sudbury taken to hospital.

A man was taken to hospital after he was seen staggering in a road in Sudbury.

The police investigation centre in Martlesham.

One woman was taken to hospital and 20 other people into police custody today after they were discovered in a lorry container.

Sudbury Christmas lights

Organisers of this year’s Sudbury Christmas fair are promising a “bigger and better event”, with plenty of attractions for teenagers.

Sudbury Christmas Light switch on

The twinkling Christmas tree lights are a true sign that Santa is really on his way and Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds have already turned theirs on, but when will the rest of the county be lit up?

Christmas shoppers at Tower Ramparts - soon to become Sailmakers

When are your favourite Suffolk stores open in the days before Christmas, over the bank holidays and during the New Year period?

Students at Old Buckenham Hall taking part in a Girls Science and Technology Day

Eighty-five girls from 11 different schools across East Anglia enjoyed an inspiring day of science, technology and maths.

Buildings in Clare town centre lit up for Christmas 2014

More than £18,000 has been raised towards the annual Christmas light display in a west Suffolk town this year – including a £5,000 grant from National Grid to compensate for disruption caused by gas mains work in the area during the summer.

Rory Paul with large sprouts from Suffolk Food Hall. Sprouts are going to be a third larger than last year.

Love them or loathe them, it just wouldn’t be Christmas without a smattering of Brussels sprouts to accompany the turkey and trimmings.

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Community sport

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Sudbury got back to winning ways in style on Saturday in London North 2.

One in, one out at AFC Sudbury

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Jack Wilkinson (yellow), who has returned to AFC Sudbury for a third spell

AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold has been busy in the transfer market of late.

Daryl Murphy with the match ball after getting his hat-trick at Rotherham.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has hailed Daryl Murphy’s goalscoring return and believes the striker’s renaissance is the perfect fillip for the promotion-chasing Blues.

Bill Tancred

Former Suffolk Olympian and two-time Commonwealth Games medallist Bill Tancred has called for any Russian drug cheats to be banned, but believes the issue of doping in athletics may run further afield.

Sudbury's Austin Beckett on the run against Diss

Sudbury suffered their first defeat of the season against London 2 North league leaders Diss, but it was by the narrowest of margins, one penalty kick.

Billy Clark scored in Leiston's win against Merstham

A round-up of our region’s sides’ performances and results in the Ryman League.

David Lorimer

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

Ryman League Division One North.
AFC Sudbury v Brightlingsea Regent.
Luke Read scores for Brightlingsea.

Luke Read must feel like the luckiest man in non-league football at the moment.

Ian Marshall addresses trialists earlier in the season.

Former Ipswich Town hero Ian Marshall hosted a hugely successful open football session on October 30, with over 25 youngsters in attendance.

Ipswich Wanderers celebrate a goal in their FA Vase victory over Clapton, earlier this season.

Ryman League Premier Division promotion hopefuls, Leiston, have been drawn at home to Ryman South side Corinthian Casuals in the FA Trophy Second Round.

New AFC Sudbury goalkeeper Marcus Garnham, in action for Lowestoft Town earlier in the season.

AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold has warned his side not to go seeking revenge against Brightlingsea Regent, at the Wardale Williams Stadium, tonight.

Brightlingsea Regent's Luke Read, right, wheels away to celebrate after scoring the winner against Maldon & Tiptree at the weekend

There is a busy schedule of non-league action tonight as three of Suffolk’s Ryman League clubs are in action, searching for points for contrasting reasons.

Marcus Garnham in action for Lowestoft Town earlier this season

Marcus Garnham cannot wait to start enjoying his football again, after re-joining AFC Sudbury.

A dejected Marcus Garnham reflects after missing out on promotion with AFC Sudbury last season

AFC Sudbury have re-signed highly-rated goalkeeper Marcus Garnham.

Jamie Godbold.

AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold is hoping for success in the Suffolk Premier Cup, and getting one over Felixstowe & Walton boss Kevin O’Donnell, tonight (7.45pm kick-off).

Cornard United (in blue) took on Stowmarket in the Suffolk Senior Cup.

Improving Cornard progressed to the next round of the Suffolk Senior Cup against Thurlow Nunn First Division Stowmarket in an entertaining game.

Bury Town's Sam Reed, left, scored against Cray Wanderers.

AFC Sudbury grabbed victory in Ryman North on Saturday, while Bury Town played out an entertaining 3-3 at Cray Wanderers.

Reports from this weekend’s Suffolk Senior Cup.

Sean Gunn

A round-up of this weekend’s Thurlow Nunn League games, featuring teams from our area.

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