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Yesterday, 16:25

A 69-year-old dance teacher who completed a 500-mile trek across Spain with a trolley last month is urging people to sign up for a Sudbury walking event.

A former heart patient who owes his life to West Suffolk Hospital has backed the £500,000 Every Heart Matters appeal to build a brand new cardiac diagnostic unit in Bury St Edmunds.

A historic west Suffolk town is set to see the return of its market next month after an absence of 20 years.

Ed Sheeran will compete against friend Stormzy for this year’s Mercury Prize.

Parish councillors in a west Suffolk village have recommended controversial plans for 100 homes be refused amid infrastructure concerns.

Roman Catholics in East Anglia are to embark on the first stage of a campaign which could see Suffolk war hero, humanitarian and philanthropist Leonard Cheshire become a saint.

One end of Carr Street, Ipswich, was until recently, dominated by the Co-op’s department stores, writes David Kindred.

A man and woman who unleashed a torrent of racist abuse at a Polish pub manager leaving her feeling unwelcome in a country she called home for 15 years must pay her compensation.

Grandparents are used more than nurseries and pre-schools when it comes to childcare, it has been revealed.

The Duke of Cambridge leaves his role as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance today. Here, he tells of his pride at doing the job, and pays tribute to his colleagues, and to the people of East Anglia.

A Suffolk footballer who lost both his legs in a horrific hit and run crash has fulfilled his ambition of walking down the aisle on his wedding day.

Parents face paying “daunting” travel costs at a Suffolk secondary school after an academy trust “breached” an agreement to subsidise free transport for pupils in surrounding villages, it has been claimed.

The sight of caravans at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, prompted concerns that an encampment of travellers who left last week had returned.

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, environment secretary Michael Gove has announced.

An 88-year-old man who died following a road collision in Barton Mills has been formally named as former referee Charles McCulloch, of Seymore Street, Cambridge.

Paramedics’ efforts to treat a blind RAF veteran who suffered a severe stroke at his Sudbury home were “severely hampered” by a large metal fence, it has been claimed.

A 94-year-old Cavendish woman celebrated 30 years of volunteering this week after first stepping into a Sue Ryder shop in 1987 looking for something to do with her spare time.

The number of takeaway food shops in England has risen by 4,000 in the past three years, it can be revealed.

Red carpet parades will showcase Suffolk’s favourite dog breeds in style this weekend as the county celebrates a landmark tenth anniversary.

The summer holidays have started so you will be trying to think of things to do with the kids. Unfortunately in the UK the weather is not always on our side, so we have created a list of the best indoor and outdoor places to go for a swim.

A charity supporting West Suffolk Hospital has launched its biggest ever fundraising campaign in a bid to fund a diagnostic unit at a new cardiac centre being built at the Bury St Edmunds site.

Police have halted filling in the landfill cell where they believe the body of missing RAF man Corrie McKeague is located.

The father of missing Corrie McKeague blocked the entrance to the Cambridgeshire landfill site just days after police called off their search for the RAF serviceman.

Ipswich Town players will proudly carry the crest of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) on their back this coming season.

Funnel clouds - the infants of full scale tornados - were reported across East Anglia over the weekend.

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Yesterday, 14:50

Ipswich Witches make the long trip to league leaders Glasgow on Sunday in a Championship fixture (3pm).

Ipswich Town make the short trip to London to take on League One outfit, Charlton Athletic, in their final pre-season friendly of the summer tomorrow.

With Ipswich Town’s Championship season just over a week away from kicking-off, excitement is building at Portman Road – the buzz at Thursday’s open day spreading a new wave of optimism amongst supporters.

Mildenhall Fen Tigers head into a period of three meetings in four days with the positive news that both Luke Ruddick and Sam Woods are highly likely to return to the team following a spell on the sidelines through injury.

There will be no extra time in next season’s Suffolk County Cup games, with deadlocked matches going straight to penalties after 90 minutes. Nick Garnham reports in his latest Love Football Suffolk FA column

Sudbury’s Darren Batch is poised to play his first three-day fixture for Suffolk for seven years, writes Nick Garnham.

Overshooting the awkward Kentford turn in the Anglia Velo “ten” didn’t stop Wickham Market junior Lyster Romero from winning.

The second tier season starts next Friday, however, clubs are working frantically to add to their squads, ahead of a long campaign. Several deals HAVE already been done though and CHRIS BRAMMER picks out six of the best.

In the Danny King column this week: Be careful what you wish for... A 12-hour round trip for nothing - and Ritchie has a ball while I get wet!

Ipswich Town head to local rivals Colchester United tonight, as the Blues’ preparations for the new Championship season step up a notch.

Ipswich Town players will proudly carry the crest of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) on their back this coming season.

Some of the fittest athletes in the region dug deep to prove themselves at the second annual Suffolk Games over the weekend.

It was a thriller at Bury St Edmunds where the home team beat Ipswich at the first play-off hole in their Stenson Shield quarter-final.

In Mike Bacon’s bites this week: The BBC pay debate, life without the Open of free TV and how ITFC would love an Ipswich Witches home run!

Suffolk PGA, the inaugural winners of the PGA England and Wales inter-county Championship, will look to kick-start their bid to reclaim the title they won four years ago at the East qualifying event taking place at Bush Hill Park on Tuesday.

James Reiss has named a competitive Aldeburgh squad for the visit of Felixstowe Ferry in the quarter-final of the Stenson Shield on Saturday. It promises to be a keenly-fought match. Reiss misses the match because of a wedding, so Roger Taylor takes over as captain.

In the Danny King column this week, the Premier League Pairs, who will win the British GP, Witches and Lions latest – and why Danny’s TV exploded!

Next week both the Suffolk men’s and ladies’ teams travel to compete in this year’s Summer Aegon County Cup Competition.

Ipswich Town fans seem to agree with Mick McCarthy’s decision not to offer former Newcastle United centre-half Steven Taylor a new deal.

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