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Yesterday, 11:52

Building sites are not playgrounds, parents are being warned, as a construction company working on a large development in Suffolk reports several cases of trespass on their “extremely dangerous” site.

Motorists are being warned that highways engineers will be surveying the road surface of the A14 in Suffolk next week.

Half term is nearly over and you have exhausted your usual list of family activities - arts and crafts, cinema trip and a day out at the park.

As police desperately try to solve the mystery of how Corrie McKeague vanished from the centre of Bury St Edmunds five weeks ago, both his family and a former police detective believe someone else must be involved.

Magistrates’ courts could return to towns such as Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, the police and crime commissioner has said, despite the Government shutting all but one of Suffolk’s summary courthouses last month.

Remember, remember the 5th of November - and this year Guy Fawkes night falls on a Saturday, meaning almost every major fireworks display in Suffolk takes place on the night itself.

This week our iwitness themes was eerie Suffolk - open to anything that may spook or look odd.

A park bench is being moved for the second time in as many weeks, after borough council “improvement” works to a popular Bury St Edmunds attraction caused consternation.

Corrie McKeague’s disappearance has left his family suffering an “indescribable” void in the 32 days since the RAF Honington airman vanished from the centre of Bury St Edmunds.

An Ipswich Town season ticket holder and lifelong Suffolk resident is already back at work just nine weeks after pioneering new surgery removed a large brain tumour.

A man in a black T-shirt with white writing on who spoke to Corrie McKeague in Pizza Mama Mia, Bury St Edmunds, on the morning he disappeared has now been traced and spoken to.

Her Majesty The Queen is to officially open the new £15million National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in the Suffolk town of Newmarket, where many of her own horses are trained and stabled.

A driver who may have seen missing airman Corrie McKeague has come forward to police.

Sending a text while driving most likely caused the death of a Suffolk airman, who lost control of his car moments after using his phone, an inquest has heard.

A motorcyclist has been injured after a collision with a car in Bury St Edmunds.

Police are hunting two tracksuited robbers who held up a branch of the Co-op last night.

It’s nearly Halloween and there is a variety of events across Suffolk this half term to keep your little monsters entertained no matter what their age.

A dispute over which part of Bury St Edmunds gets the most cash spent on it resulted in a show of hands to demonstrate who lived in Moreton Hall.

It is exactly one month to the day since 23-year-old Corrie McKeague apparently vanished in Bury St Edmunds – yet people with potentially vital information still have not come forward.

Stormtroopers marched the streets of Bury St Edmunds this weekend as Moyse’s Hall unveiled its acclaimed annual science fiction exhibition.

A Suffolk-based charity auction which has attracted bids from all over the world and raised more than £870,000 since its inception is aiming to break the £1million mark for national and local charities this year.

Some stores display a polite notice next to initial merchandise asking shoppers not to rearrange the items to create rude words.

Motorists face a six-week road closure on one of Bury St Edmunds’ busiest roads as works to repair a broken bridge enter their third year.

An abandoned van has been seized by police searching for missing RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague, aged 23.

Suffolk police officers are attempting to trace a group seen talking to Corrie McKeague at a pizza takeaway on the night of his disappearance.

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Community sport

Yesterday, 10:08

It is a sporting story straight out of a Hollywood script.

Ryman League Premier rivals Needham Market and AFC Sudbury will meet in the quarter-finals of this season’s Suffolk FA Premier Cup.

It took an 85th-minute goal from Thurlow Nunn Premier Division league leaders Mildenhall to snatch a deserved victory against a resilient Hadleigh side, whose rearguard performance frustrated the visitors for long spells.

An early strike from Adam Scotcher was enough to see the Hertfordshire visitors progress in a bad-tempered affair which saw Walsham finish the game with 10 men.

Bury Town could be on top of the Ryman North table come 5pm this evening, if they manager to topple current leaders, Phoenix Sports, in Kent today.

Mildenhall Town manager Dean Greygoose has fired an ominous warning to the rest of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, insisting there is more to come from his table-topping side.

Bury Town cut the gap on the Ryman League Division One North’s top two to two points after recording a hard-fought 2-0 win against Thurrock on Saturday.

Bury Town manager Ben Chenery believes his side’s home clash with Brightlingsea Regent in Ryman North this afternoon will be their toughest fixture of the season to date.

If anyone was in doubt as to the standard required to play at the top of National Two then it was in evidence at Silver Leys on Saturday.

England cricketing legends visited west Suffolk yesterday for a game against a combined Bury St Edmunds and Worlington team.

Gallery: Bury start season with win over Chilton

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 30

Chilton 10

Bury kicked off their second season in National Division 2 with a fine victory.

England cricketing greats will be in Bury St Edmunds on Friday for a match at the Victory Ground.

Suffolk’s Joe Le Maire is one of the best young Thai Boxers in England. For the next year, he’ll be living and fighting in Thailand, the home of the sport, and every month he’ll be writing a diary about his experiences. Here, in his first piece, he talks about settling in to life in Phuket.

When he takes to the roads in a charity bike ride next month, cyclist Danny Driver is expecting to stand out amongst the sea of high tech bicycles and Lycra.

Ten-man Braintree Town slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Maidstone United in the Conference Premier on Tuesday night, Bobby-Joe Taylor scoring twice in the first half.

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