Local headlines

Yesterday, 08:22

A number of people have been arrested following a Border Force operation in Blythburgh.

A pledge to regenerate high streets in some of Suffolk's market towns is being promised by council leaders as latest figures show as many as one in ten shops lay empty.

Multiple police cars and officers from the Border Force are currently at the scene of an incident in a Suffolk village.

He defied a Puritan crackdown and kept the spirit of Christmas alive

Police are appealing for information after thieves stole a large amount of electrical cable from manholes.

Emergency services were called to a Suffolk town on Wednesday morning after an ambulance collided with a building.

The site of a baby bottles firm set to close with the loss of 430 jobs has been put up for sale.

The harrowing story of a 15-year-old from Sudbury - who featured in a Channel 4 documentary about children growing up in poverty this week - is just one of the many forced to use food banks in the market town.

A man whose wife died suddenly says he "couldn't bare the thought of her going completely", as he urges others to consider the benefits of organ donation.

A Suffolk man seriously ill with an asbestos-related cancer has launched an appeal to track down his former work colleagues to help him find evidence of where he may have contracted the disease.

Suffolk rarely produces any dramatic upsets outside of Ipswich in General Elections, but that doesn't mean it won't be interesting to see what the results are as they trickle in during the small hours of Friday, December 13.

How much were houses in Ipswich? (You'll cry.) Who topped the pop charts? Was festive TV rubbish?

An online portal has been launched by police for the first time this year to help the public report any suspected drink or drug driving concerns over Christmas directly to officers.

Police and fire services were called to a two car collision on Monday afternoon.

Seven out of 10 Suffolk schools are getting less money per pupil than five years ago - with a total funding shortfall over £20million, it has been claimed.

The 'outstanding' Suffolk schools that have not had full inspections from Ofsted for more than 10 years have been revealed.

Nursing shortages in the NHS have hit record levels, union officials are warning - as new figures reveal rising numbers of vacancies in the east.

See who was jailed in Suffolk and Essex this week - including teenager who stabbed a victim in the head and a repentant burglar.

Roadworks projects taking place from Monday onwards - on major roads like the A14, A12 and A120 - could disrupt your journey this week.

She risked her skin smuggling people out of occupied Belgium. So why don't we remember her?

As the Suffolk nights grow longer, we give you the timings you need to do some stargazing - and a chance to see the International Space Station move through the sky.

The price of rail tickets in East Anglia are set to be hiked by 2.6% from January, Greater Anglia has confirmed.

From police chases on the A14 to an officer run over at Ipswich's busiest junction - here are the most dramatic dashcam moments in Suffolk this year.

She love walks, cuddles and belly rubs - could you be the one to give cheeky Bella a new home in Suffolk?

The Met Office have issued a severe weather warning in Suffolk for later this evening due to fog and warned drivers of potential disruption to travel plans.

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Community sport

Yesterday, 15:39

Join host MIKE BACON as he chats to former Ipswich Witch and Reading Racer .... JEREMY DONCASTER

British Cycling Eastern Region has honoured volunteers who have made a special contribution to organised cycling in our area.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON as they look back at a fascinating weekend of non-league football.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON for another exciting Non League podcast, with three cracking guests.

Young Bury St Edmunds rider Martha Lebentz and Liam Manser (Renvale RT) from Ipswich were the Senior winners as the Eastern cyclo-cross season resumed after a short break.

Paul Walker made one of the most stunning saves I have seen, in non-league football, when he somehow managed to palm away Reece Harris' 74th minute thunderbolt during AFC Sudbury's 2-1 defeat at Kingstonian on Saturday.

Despite the heart-ache of Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Kingstonian in the FA Trophy, via a scrambled 88th minute goal, AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley praised his side for their exploits in the competition, and also their gutsy showing at King George's Field.

Kingstonian 2 AFC Sudbury 1

AFC manager, Mark Morsley, insists that his team are "in a good place" going into today's testing FA Trophy third round qualifying tie at higher-level Kingstonian.

AFC Sudbury teenager Freddie King has been selected for the England Colleges National team - the first Sudbury player to do so.

Heybridge Swifts 0 AFC Sudbury 1

In his weekly column, MIKE BACON wonders if these games in hand are good news or not for the Super Blues. But why worry for goodness sake?

Isthmian North Division

AFC Sudbury 3 Witham Town 3

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for another fun-packed Non-league podcast.

Formula One driver Alex Albon will once again drive for one of the sport's top teams next season.

Joe Whight is not exactly getting on in years, but he is surrounded by young guns in an ambitious AFC Sudbury squad, relishing his role as skipper.

Town fan KARL FULLER knows promotion is the bigger picture, but surely not the only picture as Town draw with Lincoln

A look back at the weekend's non-league action with Mike Bacon and Carl Marston

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, hailed Saturday's terrific 4-1 win at Worthing, in the FA Trophy, as "a great day for the football club."

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