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An early 20th century former cinema, lighthouses and a former atomic bomb inspection shed are just some of the East Anglian landmarks to be added to or removed from a register of at-risk historic sites.

Youngsters can swim for free at several Suffolk leisure centres over the October half term and Christmas holidays.

The official AA Restaurant Guide 2020 has named its top 43 Suffolk establishments - and given a prestigious 'three rosette' ranking to two eateries.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has demanded action over traffic management of the Orwell Bridge in high winds, warning that delays are "playing politics" with the town.

Suffolk is among the top five areas of the country for adult social care, according to latest data.

The RSPCA is appealing for more people in Suffolk to adopt cats during its Cat Week, which runs until October 20, as part of its "Adoptober" campaign.

Sudbury medical diagnostics firm Siemens Healthineers recently marked a significant milestone with a party for employees, past and present.

More than 80 businesses in East Anglia are recognised for the services they provide to the Royal Household.

Doctors should prescribe participation in outdoor conservation activities for patients suffering with depression and stress, a leading nature organisation has said.

Controversial proposals to rename Babergh District Council in Suffolk because people couldn't say its name have been kicked into the long grass just a week before councillors were to decide on it.

Parking spaces in Sudbury are to be temporarily removed from early next year in an attempt to improve air quality for residents and pedestrians.

Three burglars are still at large after they were involved in a police chase across Suffolk following the theft of a large number of items, including razor blades, at the Leiston Co-op.

ANDREW PAPWORTH asks: does every day really need to have a special status attached to it?

Harry was shot down while fighting the Nazis over Europe. Later, the businessman brought a huge number of jobs to Hadleigh

Staff at a picturesque Suffolk hotel are celebrating after being crowned the eastern winner in the Sunday Times Best Places to Stay list.

Innkeeper William Cripps is calling time on The Peacock Inn, in the pretty village of Chelsworth.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a life-threatening condition following a crash on the Essex/Suffolk border.

A teenage murderer, a man who poured petrol over his neighbour to set her on fire and a pair who brutally attacked a woman outside a pub were jailed in Suffolk this week.

Highways chiefs in Suffolk are on the verge of starting a major review of the county's lorry routes, amid growing concerns over truck movements in small villages.

Fresh questions have been raised over cuts to Suffolk's health visitor service, after it emerged that more had been axed than first envisioned.

Schools in Suffolk and Essex will see their budgets boosted next year following a cash injection from the Government - yet both counties remain among the lowest funded per pupil in the country.

Education chiefs are refusing to name eight schools in Suffolk which were found to have illegally pressured parents into removing their children from school.

Talks are set to begin between two councils and a building firm to create a new business that will combat falling tenant satisfaction with repairs.

Talks over a new long term lease on sheltered housing in Babergh are to take place in a move council chiefs claim will provide a better service for tenants.

Comic shop staff cast their votes. Have they got it right? Who has missed out?

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Community sport

Mon, 13:07

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

With the Witches versus Robins play-offs in sight, one promoter, one fan and one journalist got together to discuss the big meeting ahead.

It's IPSWICH WITCHES v SWINDON ROBINS in the Premiership speedway play-off final... MIKE BACON takes a look at how he feels the final will pan out.

Ipswich off-road expert Ross Tricker came out top of a three-way fight for the Senior win at the CC Ashwell cyclo-cross near Hitchin.

In our latest round-up of the local rugby round-up action, there are good wins for Bury, Colchester and Braintree.

Manager Mark Morsley labelled yesterday's dismal 3-1 defeat at lowly Brentwood Town, in the Isthmian League North, as the most "insipid performance" he had seen from any of his teams during a long career in football management.

Brentwood Town 3 AFC Sudbury 1

Join host MIKE BACON for a fun speedway podcast with Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King and Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON, with guests Ben Deacon, Ricky Cornish and Paul Musgrove

Ipswich rider Gemma Melton (XRT/Elmy Cycles) scored a remarkable third place in a massive field in the women's cyclo-cross at Milton Keynes, writes Fergus Muir.

MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON are joined by one of Suffolk's longest-serving chairman, Bury Town's Russell Ward.

It wasn't a day for personal bests, but nobody seemed to have told Ross Fawcett, writes Fergus Muir.

It's Poole v Ipswich in the Premiership speedway play-offs this week.

Ipswich Witches promoter Chris Louis in conversation with Mike Bacon as the season comes to a thrilling climax

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action there's a big win for Southwold, while Colchester make it three victories in a row and Bury are narrowly beaten on the road.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON for a look back at the weekend's action.

Host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON are joined for this week's podcast by three big players in the local non-league scene.

In his weekly column, MIKE BACON reflects on another clean sheet for the Blues and looks ahead to a trip to Gillingham

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