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Sudbury could receive funding to transform its town centre after the council made a bid for a slice of a government funding pot.

Regional electronics retailer says it has received a “highly attractive” offer for its premises.

Pop rock band The Hoosiers have been confirmed to play at a popular music festival held in memory of a Sudbury teenager.

Overwhelming agreement to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of the council becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Getting a little brother ready for school, making food for dad or being a calming influence on a sibling with behavioural issues - these are some of the varied roles of remarkable young carers in Suffolk.

Senior officers across Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Failing to back calls to form a dedicated task force for improving outcomes of Suffolk’s girls has been dubbed a “major step backwards for gender equality”.

Previously unseen photographs of the Queen and Prince Philip relaxing at a picnic have emerged for sale in East Anglia.

Controversial proposals to develop part of Belle Vue Park in Sudbury came under scrutiny at the town council’s annual meeting.

People urged to help build a vision for a wilder Suffolk at summer event.

A man in his 20s whose body was discovered at a hotel complex in Stoke by Nayland died in “unexplained” circumstances, police have confirmed.

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

Police are seeking three men for questioning in connection with a theft of £2,000 of stock and an assault from a Suffolk Sainsbury’s store.

World-famous author Ian McEwan is one of a host of big names who will appear at this year’s Lavenham Literary Festival.

About 18,000 new homes are needed in part of Suffolk in the next 15 years, according to latest figures.

Sudbury’s long-awaited skatepark could open next month as the project nears completion.

A vocal quartet who have sung for the Queen and appeared live on BBC Radio 2 will visit the Quay Theatre in Sudbury next month.

A Suffolk charity that supports unpaid carers across the county has scooped a national award for its work in the community.

The Suffolk parents of a four-year-old girl with a severe form of epilepsy will march on Westminster to demand access to medicinal cannabis four months after the law was changed to help families.

Extra investigators are being appointed in Suffolk in a bid to halt poor rates for solving serious sexual offences.

A prisoner at HMP Highpoint in Suffolk died after using the drug Spice, an Ipswich inquest heard.

Further details of plans for a hotel and restaurant in Sudbury have been revealed after a council moved to reassure residents over the future of a much-loved park.

Work by Sudbury’s Humphries Weaving adorns Saloon room in Brighton’s Royal Pavilion

Food banks have become increasingly needed - and now baby banks are in growing demand across Suffolk to help families on the breadline.

A deal has been inked by Suffolk police over its supply chain which could save the force £3million a year – enough to fund 60 police officers.

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Yesterday, 13:07

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for a one-hour special featuring the Lowestoft Town boss, Needham Market ladies and one of the best non-league Vloggers around....

In his weekly column, MIKE BACON takes a look at the new multi-million pound deal for the Women’s Super League. And remembers the Shane Warne ‘Gatting ball’.

Newmarket mountain biker Jason Bouttell dominated the Senior Men’s category in at the Mud, Sweat and Gears races in Henham Park near Southwold, while Emily Quantrill from Bury St Edmunds took her first Elite women’s win, writes Fergus Muir.

AFC Sudbury entertain Witham Town on Saturday afternoon at King’s Marsh in Bostik North, 3pm.

Summer is almost here, so sharpen up your golf with Ufford Park director of golf, Stuart Robertson, as he gives MIKE BACON a few simple tips to help reduce his – and your – handicap.

Former Suffolk referee and administrator George Whight is the latest recipient of The FA 50-Year Service medal, writes Nick Garnham.

Carlyle Randolph Layne, a Suffolk county cricketer who made 45 appearances in the Minor Counties Championship between 1966 and 1971, has died at the age of 81.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses why it’s so important that female athletes are celebrated and given a platform from which to inspire girls taking their first steps on their sporting journeys.

Suffolk Veteran Ladies Golf Association held their spring meeting at Seckford which involved nine holes of Greensomes Stableford followed by lunch for 119 members.

Henrietta Cranfield overcame a scary moment at the fourth last fence to register her first ever riding victory, in the Novice Rider’s race at High Easter.

A new season of speedway and all the Ipswich Witches get round the table to discuss the year ahead

MIKE BACON was at Ipswich Witches press and practice day. He and video photographer Ross Halls bring you some of the action from the day

It’s Ipswich Speedway’s press and practice day and MIKE BACON was there

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In the blustery gales on Saturday afternoon AFC Sudbury went down 3-2 at Grays Athletic.

Daisy Glover had the distinction of being the first runner home, in addition to the first female finisher, at the 268th staging of the Great Cornard parkrun on a windy Saturday morning.

After the excitement of Cheltenham, there’s an opportunity to go racing locally, at High Easter racecourse, near Chelmsford, on Sunday.

Join Mike Bacon and Carl Marston for a no holds-barred pod with Harwich & Parkeston chairman Tony Armstrong and Felixstowe & Walton chairman Andy Wilding.

On a weekend dominated by wind-related stories Lloyd Chapman and Mandy Bunn were the winners in Cycle Club Sudbury’s Mad March Hilly time trial on the Lavenham-Hadleigh-Monk’s Eleigh circuit, writes Fergus Muir.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley has admitted he was delighted with his side’s reaction last weekend as the Yellows travel to Grays this weekend in Bostik North.

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