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There is a chance of further rain on Friday - but this weekend is set to be warm and dry in Suffolk.

Police were called to Sudbury yesterday evening after reports that a man had been seen ‘waving a knife around’ in the street.

More speed cameras are to be installed on the Orwell Bridge this year as part of measures to combat wind closures before the end of the 2020.

A catalogue of measures to make Suffolk County Council more environmentally friendly have been unveiled.

Bury St Edmunds farmers’ market is set to return this weekend after it was forced to close by the coronavirus crisis.

East Anglia could be facing a shortfall of thousands of flu jabs this year a health meeting has heard – with drive-through vaccinations under discussion for Suffolk.

A community foodbank in Suffolk is turning its hand to lending bikes as it looks to help families get out and about.

Suffolk couples have shared how they celebrated the biggest day of their lives – as they became some of the first in the country to say “I do” since the ban on weddings was lifted.

From bread to fish and meat - these local businesses are continuing to bring essentials to Suffolk doorsteps.

Organisers behind a new music festival and industry summit aiming to promote Ipswich as a destination for touring bands have been forced to cancel this year’s event.

Cab companies in Babergh have successfully secured a fresh look at proposed changes to taxi fares, after uniting to urge councillors not to introduce changes they claim will add confusion to drivers and passengers.

Some dental practices in Suffolk are charging patients up to £40 more for personal protective equipment (PPE) used during appointments.

Sudbury has paid Independence Day tribute to the American airmen who flew from the town during World War Two.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being accused of “kicking carers in the teeth” after claiming too many care homes didn’t follow procedures to guard against the spread of coronavirus in the way they could have done.

A man who used a CD rack to attack his neighbour in a “prolonged and sustained assault” has been jailed for more than three years.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt is set to host an adjournment debate on the future of orthopaedic surgery at Ipswich Hospital.

Fashion chain Joules has announced plans to reopen several Suffolk stores next week - but the Ipswich town centre branch will remain closed for now.

A Suffolk woman who stabbed her boyfriend during a drunken row has avoided a prison sentence.

A £23million budget shortfall is being faced by Suffolk County Council as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, latest figures reveal.

A Suffolk council has warned that a list of actions to address squeezed budgets following the coronavirus lockdown are being considered, and council reserves are likely to be “severely depleted”.

A £180,000 upgrade of CCTV cameras in Hadleigh and Sudbury have been given the go-ahead.

Children across the UK have spent the last three and half months at home due to Covid-19 - now children are beginning to re-attend, a nursery gives it’s top tips for their safe return.

A final decision on a shake-up of children’s centres in Suffolk is set to be made next week – with one more centre remaining open full time than planned.

The East Anglian Children’s Hospice is reopening the first of its charity shops this morning, after months of closure.

Campsites across Suffolk have undergone ‘extensive’ alterations in the last few weeks as the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions has allowed for people to stay away from home.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Suffolk driver Alex Albon will be back on track this weekend as the Formula One world championship starts up again.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has spoken openly about his son Christopher’s struggles with mental health as part of a new campaign.

Suffolk Bowls has lost one of its greatest-ever players following the death of Derek Johnson, writes Steve Prentice.

Looking for a subject now that all cycle racing is suspended, I discovered that it was exactly 50 years ago, in March 1970, that men and women were first allowed to compete together in the same open cycling time trial, writes Fergus Muir.

Ipswich Town won the FA Cup on May 6, 1978 when they beat Arsenal 1-0 in the Wembley final – Roger Osborne the scorer.

Here are a few pictorial memories of that wonderful ‘day in May’, and the run to the final.

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, firmly believes that some football clubs, both in non-league and ultimately even in the higher levels of the Football League pyramid, could end up “going bust in the next month or so.”

It’s not long now until the start of the Premiership speedway season and Ipswich Witches will be looking to go one better than last year when they lost in the play-off final. MIKE BACON takes a look.

A world famous riding instructor will be returning to the Suffolk riding school she founded with her late husband for a special demonstration event in his honour.

AFC Sudbury are up to eighth in the table, following their 2-1 win at bottom club Romford on Wednesday evening, stretching their unbeaten run to four matches, with 10 points gathered from a possible 12.

Join host MIKE BACON as he chats to Danish star Nicolai Klindt about his life on the shale.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON as they take a look at the non-league scene.

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The postponement of the Revel Outdoors mountain bike racing, due to be held last Sunday, opens an opportunity to highlight the Sporting Courses (SPOCO) East Competition, writes Fergus Muir.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they are joined by Stowmarket Town boss Rick Andrews.

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.

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