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Yesterday, 18:13

Tudor England has been brought back to life at Kentwell Hall in Suffolk.

A food loving duo are on a mission to find the tastiest roast dinner in Suffolk.

Sudbury breast cancer survivor Helen Blackmore is to take to the catwalk in a national fashion show raising awareness of the disease.

A major Sudbury employer has been urged to "reconsider" the decision to sell the site for housing.

Fresh controversy has emerged over a £66,000 report on housing in Suffolk after it emerged a think tank commissioned to do the work had gone into administration just days before the publication.

A vice principal has lashed out at those who claim A-levels are being "dumbed down" - as early figures suggest the pass rate in Suffolk has dropped in the past year.

A Suffolk bus operator has been accused of subconscious ageism after re-timing a popular service so it can no longer offer free trips to bus-pass holders.

After two years of hard work, thousands of A-Level students will today find out their results and whether they made it into their top choice university. But how did schools in West Suffolk perform?

Family fun at church fete

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Family fun is on offer at the annual summer fete at St Andrew's church in Great Cornard, near Sudbury.

West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds has been graded A1 in a national survey of trainee doctors.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Read all of the news, travel and weather from across suffolk and north Essex, plus every breaking story as we get it.

Exam results aren't the only thing students will be picking up this Thursday - as the king of peri-peri chicken is giving out free food to celebrate the big day.

A drink and drug driver who crashed into a pub wall in Sudbury after a police pursuit has avoided prison.

A village which lost its old post office when it closed more than 10 years ago has been given a lifeline - after a new one opened inside a supermarket.

Former Ipswich schoolboy Alex Albon has been given a mid-season promotion to one of Formula One's top teams.

Four people have been killed in just 48 hours during a grim weekend on the roads of Suffolk and north Essex.

A campaigner has said it is "worrying" that thousands of vulnerable children risk being sidelined by mental health services, according to new research.

Rail services between Marks Tey and Sudbury have been cancelled after the train used on the line was damaged by trees yesterday.

With its never-ending twists and turns, it is leaving many feeling utterly lost and bewildered.

Conservationists in three different parts of Suffolk report on the state of three different hedges.

British singer Jessie J and her boyfriend Channing Tatum are the latest celebrity couple to choose west Suffolk to set up home.

New trains are unlikely to be introduced to all Greater Anglia's rural and regional lines until next year - despite growing complaints about overcrowding and services that are too short.

A developer has been accused of "trying to ride roughshod" over the wishes of villagers by pursuing plans for houses in land identified as a vital "gap" from settlement.

Three mental health teams are set to be created which will go into schools and offer mental health support, thanks to a £2million cash boost.

Suffolk's poorer pupils are lagging further behind their peers in the formative years of their education, new figures show.

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Yesterday, 14:43

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The Seed Growers won this the opening match of the season at the Crops with some clinical finishing to give the league favourites an excellent start to the campaign, writes John Campany.

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, is "turning the pressure up" on himself ahead of his side's new season in Isthmian League North, which kicks off with an away match at Coggeshall Town tomorrow afternoon.

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley discusses an emotional day at the Ashes, and offers his thoughts on Jason Roy as an opening batsman.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON for another Non-League podcast episode.

Zac Herrod won an action-packed Mid-Suffolk Road Race, finally outdistancing Stephen Fuller (Cambridge CC) on the long climb to the finish through Willisham Tye.

Long Melford 3 Southend Manor 3 (Long Melford won 5-4 on penalties)

In his weekly look at life following the Blues, MIKE BACON, remembers an encounter with Mr 'Posh', Barry Fry. And says Town really should beat Peterborough on Saturday.

Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King is celebrating his birthday this week. So, what was he up to?

COPDOCK & OLD IPSWICHIAN beat defending champions Sudbury by 11 runs in an entertaining Suffolk derby in the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

FA Cup joy for many clubs in our region and MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON give their thoughts, as well as Southern League action thoughts.

MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON are back for an SIL Special in this week's Non-League Podcast. Plenty of debate...

In his weekly look at life at Town, MIKE BACON suggests Town players and fans could be in for one hell of an atmosphere this weekend.

Defending champions SUDBURY made a huge statement by thrashing league leaders FRINTON by 160 runs, on the North-Essex coast, to ensure an exciting three-way race for the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League title.

MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON Bacon are back to take a look at the new non-league season, Steps 2-6...... Teams to watch, who will get promoted, surprise packages...

Hadleigh Pedal House proprietor Adam Chamberlin won the Abberton Road Race after a long breakaway in company with Orwell Velo's James Sherwood.

In his weekly column MIKE BACON tells us why Ipswich Town can enjoy a huge season...

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares Ipswich's link to British Vogue's historic 'Forces for Change' front cover, which hits stores on Friday.

The rain was the main winner, in both the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League, and the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, following a soggy Saturday.

There was a gala night atmosphere at Trinity Park, Ipswich for the final night of the Suffolk Cycle Race Series, writes Fergus Muir.

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