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A female pedestrian aged in her 70s is fighting for her life after she was involved in a collision with a car within the grounds of a Suffolk hospital.

Argos is set to leave Bury St Edmunds town centre and will open a new-look store within a Moreton Hall supermarket at the end of February, it has been revealed.

A High Court trial which saw the daughters of murdered Bury St Edmunds woman Mary Griffiths seek damages against Suffolk Constabulary and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) concluded today.

Police have named a 23-year-old man from Ipswich who died in a crash in Long Melford on Wednesday.

A 38-year-old man from Suffolk has been reported missing and police say they are concerned for his welfare.

The current landfill search for missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague is likely to be extended by at least two weeks.

Traffic delays are being reported around Bury St Edmunds on the first full day of the town’s popular Christmas fayre.

More than 120,000 people are expected to descend on Bury St Edmunds over four days as the town’s popular Christmas fayre got underway yesterday.

Beloved family pet dog Toby, a four-year-old black sprocker spaniel, has been missing in the Kersey area of Suffolk for over a week.

It’s going to be a cold and frosty weekend across the region, but weather experts say the chances of seeing snow are slim.

A retired headteacher has penned his first children’s book about a group of animals who leave Earth for another planet.

A man aged in his 20s sustained serious back and leg injuries during a crash in west Suffolk today.

A new primary school in west Suffolk is on schedule to open in September next year, according to contractors developing the site.

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A man aged in his 20s sustained serious back and leg injuries during a crash in west Suffolk today.

The Orwell Bridge fully reopened before the rush hour this morning, Highways England has confirmed.

Students from West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds who sold Remembrance poppies in two supermarkets were presented with thank you certificates.

A national furniture chain which has stores and its head office in the region is looking for a buyer after calling in administrators.

The count down to Christmas has begun, with residents across Suffolk preparing for various Christmas lights switch on events.

The building of a new Samual Ward Academy, in Haverhill, is set to start next March with a finishing date set for Spring 2019.

Final preparations were being made today for the start of the annual Christmas Fayre, in Bury St Edmunds, with organisers keeping a wary eye on the weather forecast.

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Scaffolding was being removed from the front of a town centre development in Bury St Edmunds today ... in time for the start of the Christmas Fayre.

Two police dogs and a police helicopter had to be called after a man fled the scene of a car crash in Lakenheath in the early hours of this morning.

A Suffolk woman forked out almost £200 a week for domestic care despite agency workers cutting visits short, a government watchdog has found.

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Mildenhall Town head north this weekend for what is one of, if not the, biggest game in the club’s history.

Suffolk are searching for a new professional after award-winning batsman Jaik Mickleburgh confirmed he will not be able to commit to the whole of the 2018 Minor Counties season, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk will play eight T20 fixtures next season in a new-look Minor Counties programme, writes Nick Garnham.

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery praised the character of his players after beating Newmarket Town 8-7 on penalties following a 1-1 draw to reach the quarter-finals of this season’s Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Next year promises to be a big one for Suffolk fighting prodigy Hannah Turner.

Newmarket Town manager Kevin Grainger would love to emulate last year’s feat and reach the semi-final stage of this season’s Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup.

Haverhill players dominated the Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting at Southwold last week.

Senior Cup

Bury Foxes 50

Wellingborough 5

The Bury Foxes continued their excellent run of form with an assured display against Wellingborough in the Senior Cup, writes Natalie Palmer.

In the Bostik League, Reece Dobson bagged a brace to grab AFC Sudbury a share of the points at Waltham Abbey.

Walsham-le-Willows enjoyed a fine 4-0 home win over Wivenhoe Town on Saturday.

Bostik North

Bury Town 0

Bowers & Pitsea 0

Bury Town were looking for a win at Ram Meadow following their mid-week defeat at leaders Dereham, but were hugely frustrated by an Essex side that came for a point, writes John Campany.

Mike Bacon discusses Suffolk FA’s decision to scrap extra-time in their cup competitions and Italy’s World Cup demise in his weekly column.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond!), running in different Parkruns.

Bury Town face a crunch game at Ram Meadow on Saturday, with manager Ben Chenery looking for his side to get Tuesday night’s defeat at Dereham out of their system.

Stephen James (Renvale RT) took his fifth successive league win in the Hempton Senior cyclo-cross despite losing over a minute when debris stuck in an obscure part of his bike’s transmission.

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