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How well do you know Suffolk – can you answer 26 tricky questions on the county, one for each letter of the alphabet?

The Suffolk Emergency Fund has delivered over £200,000 to over 40 grassroots projects in its first week.

Parents have been sharing their hilarious ‘homeschooling fails’ and funny photos following the first week of lockdown to lift people’s spirits – which one is your favourite?

Further coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Suffolk this evening.

Opportunistic fraudsters are continuing to use the coronavirus crisis as a way to scam people, it has been warned.

New figures from the government have shown that almost 400 people in England have died from coronavirus.

The number of patients who have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Suffolk now sits at 100 after 13 people tested positive in the last 24 hours.

No fines have yet been issued by Suffolk police under new powers brought in to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, the force has confirmed.

Did you see a stunning rainbow in the skies over Suffolk last night?

Suffolk Babies are taking their classes online during the coronavirus pandemic - enabling families to take part from home.

An army of student nurses from the University of Suffolk are preparing to support the health and social care system during the coronavirus crisis.

A Sudbury couple trapped in India and suffering from coronavirus have been moved from the squalid conditions of a public hospital.

Three people have died at Colchester Hospital in the past 24 hours having contracted coronavirus.

A man who pointed a loaded shotgun at police before setting a garden shed on fire has been jailed for more than five-and-a-half years.

As everyone gets used to spending a lot more time at home - we want to know what new hobbies you are trying and what you hope to get done.

When the coronavirus hits and your child’s birthday party is cancelled who are you going to call? Well it might be Suffolk’s very own Ghostbuster, Danny Newman.

Community groups have banded together across Suffolk to help assist those most in need during the coronavirus outbreak.

Businesses across Babergh and Mid Suffolk are set to receive financial support through grant funding announced in the Government’s package of measures designed to help smaller businesses.

A person was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car crashed into a wall in Haverhill.

The first meals from Suffolk-based acting couple Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory’s new scheme are set to be served on Monday morning, as they aim to feed NHS staff fighting coronavirus.

Parents have spoken of the challenges of homeschooling children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and have shared their tips.

A pregnant mum from Suffolk said she feels empathy for midwives during the coronavirus outbreak – as union leaders warned maternity services must be ringfenced to ensure women get safe care.

Suffolk and Essex have seen another rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

The clocks go forward this weekend meaning we will lose an hour of sleep, but with the country in lockdown mode we have plenty of time to catch up.

The UK finally entered lockdown this week after numerous shutdowns – and scenes from Suffolk and beyond show empty streets and abandoned shops, restaurants and cafes.

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Community sport

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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.

Ipswich Town Football Club are trying to track down a supporter who came to the aid of an elderly couple in London, as they want to recognise his act of kindness.

Like many racing cyclists Peter Horsnell of the Chelmer CC is preparing for the 2020 racing season, writes Fergus Muir.

Cottenham racecourse host their final meeting of the season on Saturday, a six-race card with 57 entries, starting at 12 noon.

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