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A day of live music at the Bay Horse pub in Sudbury that ranged from a punk band to a church choir raised nearly £1,000 for charity.

Suffolk Highways has teamed up with a Finnish AI company on a pilot aiming to better assess the state of the county's roads.

Suffolk's fire service is to review its response to road traffic collisions, it has been confirmed.

As many as 12 councillors could be lost at Suffolk County Council when the next local elections are held in 2021 in a bid to save more than £128,000 a year.

A scheme to enable volunteers to carry out low level highways work has already seen towns and parishes start work just weeks after being launched.

A senior council group leader has publicly apologised to a Labour party colleague who had complained she had been bullied by her.

Sudbury youngster Dylan Adams is top of the class after winning a school art competition.

Air ambulance charities in the East of England have secured a huge slice of government funding to support their life-saving work.

Hillside Special School in Sudbury was forced to close after a burst water main affected a large part of the town today.

A Suffolk lecturer who is a double Bafta nominee has just launched a new spy computer game.

This village fire station has undergone a £310,000 make over - and that is not the only reason to celebrate.

The death of a new mother in 1930 is the subject of a new book - penned by her Bures-based granddaughter.

Staff at Tesco in Sudbury are limbering up for three days of dancing at the store for charity.

Demonstrations against the northern bypass have ramped up after campaigners gathered at Suffolk County Council - but a motion for work to cease failed to gain traction.

Climate change protestors who staged a dramatic 'die-in' protest outside a Suffolk council have called on bosses to "act now" on its environmental pledges.

Find all the latest travel news, headlines and news stories across Suffolk and north Essex all in one place.

Thanks to the efforts of staff, Sudbury precision engineering firm C.Rayment has come back from the brink and is now growing again.

Tourism bosses in Bury St Edmunds are hoping for a big boost to the town's visitors, after the release date for Armando Iannucci's new Suffolk-filmed flick has been announced.

A Suffolk-based signwriter will create a giant mural on a seawall with the help of volunteers as part of a community engagement project.

A task force is to be created in September at a Suffolk council to come up with measures to make the authority carbon neutral in the next decade.

Suffolk County Council's cabinet approved the new model for specialist speech and language education at its Tuesday meeting, which will focus on earlier intervention.

Staff sickness due to stress, anxiety and depression at two Suffolk councils has more than doubled in just one year, shock new figures reveal.

Stay up to date with the latest news, travel and weather in Suffolk today - all on our live feed.

Plans to shake-up children's centre provision in Suffolk will go to the public from September, after it was agreed for consultation this afternoon.

The Suffolk Libraries Reading Challenge is landing on July 20, with children encouraged to get to their nearest library for a space-aged adventure.

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Fri, 11:25

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley savours England's historic World Cup win - but wonders if it's enough to secure the future of the sport.

In the East District Cycling Association 100 mile time trial there was an epic battle for the top women's award between Kimberley Morrison and Vicky Gill.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses England's famous Cricket World Cup triumph, his own experiences in the sport and his admiration for one England star inparticular.

A young Ipswich boxer is making waves on the fighting scene with a couple of major victories at national level.

The Suffolk Premier Cup is to remain as a knock-out competition for the 2019-20 season, writes Nick Garnham.

Defending champions Sudbury kept the pressure on the top two, in the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League, thanks to an exciting three-run win over Great Witchingham, on Saturday.

Lee Dinmore, a six-handicap member at Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club, had an experience he will never forget at the Mercedes-Benz Golf Day at the Centurion Club in Hertfordshire.

The team at Picks from the Paddock bring you tips for all the weekend's televised racing - including the July Cup at Newmarket.

The Women's Five-Kilometre Grass Track Championship was the centrepiece of the racing at Bredfield near Woodbridge, promoted by the Plomesgate CC and drawing contestants from far afield, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the experience of a lifetime at Wimbledon this week, as his Elena Baltacha Foundation players met some of the biggest stars in the tennis world - including the newest sensation on the circuit.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley says he has a 'good feeling' about the season ahead.

Liam Fenner broke the sequence of sprinter's wins when he won the third round of evening racing at Trinity Park, Ipswich, after forging off the front of the Senior Men's field on his own, writes Fergus Muir.

Maldon professional Alex Dowsett followed up his win in British Cycling's time trial championship at Sandringham with fourth spot in Sunday's National Road Race Championships based in Norwich, writes Fergus Muir.

An exciting weekend in the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League saw superb wins for local clubs Bury St Edmunds, Copdock & Old Ipswichian and leaders Frinton-on-Sea, while Mildenhall held defending champions Sudbury to a draw.

Here's our tips for the weekend's televised horse racing, brought to you by the team at Picks from the Paddock.

A flat-out sprint gave Gemma Melton of Pedal Power Ipswich the win from Sophie Holmes (Datalynx-Parenesis) in the women's race at Trinity Park.

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley talks about England's World Cup performance so far and praises County Championship contenders Essex.

A new Facebook page has been set up to bring together runners of all ages and abilities from across Suffolk and North-East Essex, and it is already attracting big numbers.

Tony Garnett brings you all the latest news from the Suffolk and Essex golfing scene - including the Seaton Robson Trophy and Hambro Cup.

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