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Flood alerts remain in place this morning following on from Storm Dennis this weekend.

The number of people being admitted to hospital for alcohol related conditions has increased by over 20% in the past six years.

Education chiefs in Suffolk agreed a contract with an academy trust to run five special educational needs units - despite being aware that it had breached equality laws by excluding a dyslexic pupil.

A £9.8million project could turn all of Suffolk's street lights LED - reducing the county's carbon footprint.

People of Suffolk had their eyes on the skies last night as a stunning sunset brightened up the streets following a day of heavy downpour.

One competitor was forced to land on an Ipswich school's field during battle to win The King's Cup in 1929

A man attacked his partner then pointed a loaded shotgun at police before setting a garden shed on fire, a court heard.

A Suffolk council is continuing to support a Sudbury bypass project over the next three years as one of the key economic projects - despite the scheme having been axed more than a year ago.

A task force is to be formed to examine how to improve traffic congestion in Ipswich as highways chiefs prepare to formally mothball plans for a northern bypass.

Suffolk chief constable Steve Jupp has pledged more officers and better technology are on the way now the force knows its budget.

A rare book which details how two innocent women were found guilty of witchcraft at a Suffolk court has sold at auction for £7,020.

People in Suffolk are being warned of another HMRC scam email, following on from last week's warning about fake tax refund messages.

This was the shocking scene after a car was found sideways in a water-filled ditch following a crash in rural Suffolk.

Iceland is urgently removing some vegan products from its shelves as they contain milk which is not specified on the label.

Police officers working the night shift were among several people who had their eyes to the skies last night - amid reports a meteor was spotted over parts of Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

A four-legged teaching assistant at a Suffolk primary school has helped it score top marks with inspectors.

Find all the Storm Dennis coverage for Suffolk and Essex in one place.

Parks and landmarks across Suffolk are set to close yet again this weekend as Storm Dennis moves in.

Plans to create a new taxi rank in Sudbury have been mooted by a Suffolk council - but warnings have been issued that it represents another blow to town centre parking.

Plans to increase taxi fares across Babergh are in the pipeline, with the public able to have their say this spring.

Highways England has confirmed the Orwell Bridge will be closed for 16 hours at the weekend when Storm Dennis hits the region.

The one-time finance chief at Suffolk County Council, who walked away last year because he couldn't back another council tax rise, issued a damning assessment of his former colleagues' budget.

Today marks 25 years since Sizewell B began generating power from Suffolk's coastline - and while it has been controversial to some, few people can deny the imprint it has made.

Half a million pounds has been pledged by Suffolk Highways for fresh road markings and signs outside schools ahead of a changeover in parking laws.

Calls for a Suffolk authority to increase funding in Citizens Advice and reverse cuts to health visitors and bus subsidies have failed to secure agreement.

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During the week, Paige Peake knuckles down at college studying for her A-Levels - but this weekend she will go toe-to-toe with the England captain in a crucial FA Cup clash.

Time-trialists who compete under the age-related system of the Veteran's Time Trial Association gathered at Exning near Newmarket for the East Anglia Group's Lunch and Prize Presentation, writes Fergus Muir.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they are joined by former Luton Town and Cambridge United defender and now Bury Town boss Ben Chenery.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley has urged his side to 'kick on' after their excellent 3-0 win over local rivals Bury Town in midweek.

Ipswich Town Football Club are trying to track down a supporter who came to the aid of an elderly couple in London, as they want to recognise his act of kindness.

Like many racing cyclists Peter Horsnell of the Chelmer CC is preparing for the 2020 racing season, writes Fergus Muir.

Cottenham racecourse host their final meeting of the season on Saturday, a six-race card with 57 entries, starting at 12 noon.

Injury-plagued Bury Town, in the thick of the play-off race, face a tough test away at West Suffolk rivals AFC Sudbury this evening.

Former Ipswich Town, MK Dons and Yeovil Town star DEAN BOWDITCH joins host MIKE BACON and co-host ANDY WARREN for a special one-hour podcast.

The top women's places in the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League were settled in the penultimate round at Milton near Cambridge where Elvita Branch (Felixstowe) and Martha Lebentz (Bury St Edmunds) both made sure they were unassailable as Senior and Junior Women's Champions.

Join host MIKE BACON as he chats to one of speedway's brightest and talented young stars..... DREW KEMP.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for another look back at the weekend's action.

AFC Sudbury 1 Brentwood Town 0

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, remains upbeat despite a couple of recent defeats, ahead of tomorrow afternoon's home match against fellow strugglers Brentwood Town.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they catch up with Needham Market duo Craig Parker and Luke Ingram

At the end of a brilliantly sunny day of cyclo-cross at World Horse Welfare in Snetterton, James Madgwick raced to the Senior win over a fast-drying course, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest look at happenings at Portman Road MIKE BACON hopes Town's young players stay at the club....

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