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More than 900 applications for home to school transport in Suffolk are yet to be processed despite the fact term starts in less than two weeks time.

If you need a pharmacy on bank holiday Monday, August 26, check our guide to see which shops in your area will be open.

Recently retired council staff in East Suffolk could be drafted in to help with post-Brexit problems at the Port of Felixstowe.

Students from Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard, near Sudbury, have had their work showcased in a special exhibition in Colchester.

Controversial plans to build a hotel in Sudbury's Belle Vue Park have taken a new twist.

Fire crews are at the scene of a raging farm fire in Glemsford this afternoon, which witnesses say spread like a wall of fire.

Stone, of Back Road, Lamarsh, Bures, who admitted two offences of sexually assaulting a girl under 13 by touching her leg between January 2016 and March 2018.

A summer event is returning to Sudbury to raise money for the town's St Peter's church.

Claims by two Suffolk councils that they now have a five year housing land supply have been described as "too little too late".

A fresh vision for three Suffolk towns is to be drawn up as councils aim to help develop their culture, business and economy.

Campaigners have won their fight to keep a popular tribute act festival in Bury St Edmunds' Abbey Gardens.

If you need to dash to a supermarket over the August bank holiday, what time will it be open? Here's our guide to opening times.

Classic cars and motorcycles of yesteryear will be on display in Lavenham this weekend.

Thousands of fans with tickets to the Ed Sheeran concerts at Chantry Park over the Bank Holiday weekend are wondering what the weather has in store for them.

Pupils with special needs are significantly more likely to be suspended from mainstream education than their peers, new figures show.

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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Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for more fun non-league chat and discussion.

A brave first-lap attack paid off handsomely for Gemma Melton and Francesca Hall in the Cycle Club Sudbury Road Race, writes Fergus Muir.

The 'Tru Plant' Witches host the Peterborough Panthers at Foxhall Stadium tonight in a Premiership clash that starts at 7.30pm, writes Henry Chard.

Late goals, great atmosphere, a club united once more. It's not all 100% rosy in the Ipswich Town garden, but things are heading in the right direction. MIKE BACON takes a look.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares his concerns about the negative impact of social media on the mental health of the billions of people who use it every day.

As the speedway season comes down to the final month before the Premiership play-offs begin, MIKE BACON looks at the remaining fixtures and predicts who he thinks will make the top four.

Frinton-on-Sea are relishing this weekend's potential title decider, against Swardeston, as the two front-runners in the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League go head-to-head at The Common in Norfolk.

A review of the weekend action. From the National League and Isthmian League to Thurlow Nunn. And from the Southern League to the SIL

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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.

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