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Yesterday, 17:44

Two vehicles have been involved in a crash in Bury St Edmunds this afternoon.

A Suffolk woman living with a debilitating condition has spoken out about her “depressing” battle to keep her disability benefit – and her life-line car.

A group of sixth-form students at a Bury St Edmunds school have raised more than £2,500 for charity after they hosted a special garden party.

The thoughtful staff at a food depot in Stowmarket took part in a bumper volunteering project this month – refurbishing a number of rooms at a local school.

Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

With Suffolk Day taking place this week we look at some of the many things we love about our county.

With just two days to do until we come together to celebrate our wonderful county, one Suffolk fan has created a range of tasty goods inspired by the place she calls home.

A woman whose death prompted a police investigation died in accidental circumstances, an inquest heard today.

From guided walks and competitions to live broadcasts and bell ringing there’s going to be a host of events and something for everyone to enjoy and get involved with on Suffolk Day in west Suffolk.

Commuters were evacuated from a busy train station in London today due to reports of a fire, which turned out to be a false alarm.

Newmarket Racecourse has launched a competition to find someone who has completed an act of kindness or a good deed with the winner being treated to an amazing set of prizes.

A former Suffolk police officer is taking on an epic cycle ride in a bid to save his three-year-old son.

The number of residential properties and community buildings with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has rocketed over the past decade but in recent years the rate of adoption has slowed.

An American serviceman who died after a crash in Cambridgeshire on Sunday has been named by police.

Volunteers at a popular Stowmarket museum have been commended for their work on a spectacular walled garden, due to open this weekend.

A school which claims it will lose hundreds of pupils if contentious plans for school transport cuts go ahead has made a final plea for councillors to “listen to the people of Suffolk”.

Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with making threats, harrassment and theft offences.

An eight-year-old Ed Sheeran fan has attended one of the pop star’s concerts just months after he joined a campaign to help save her life.

More than 150 people attended a meeting to hear about a west Suffolk community’s campaign to save its popular village pub.

Armed units and a police helicopter attended an incident in Bury St Edmunds today following reports that a man had been seen with a weapon at a doctors’ surgery.

It’s called forest bathing but thankfully, perhaps, neither water nor the necessity to take off any clothes is involved.

Retail chain Marks and Spencer has confirmed the closure of its Newmarket store with the loss of 38 jobs.

A book of rare picture postcards and prints of Elmswell over the past 100 years has helped to raise more than £1,200 for the village’s library.

A popular charity obstacle challenge near Bury St Edmunds – which was postponed in March due to the ‘Mini Beast from the East’ – has been rearranged.

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Yesterday, 11:36

Mildenhall have soared to the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League table, following a thunderous seven-wicket win at defending champions Sudbury on Saturday.

The ‘KJM/Manchetts’ Fen Tigers ended an excellent week, which had already seen them confirmed as National Trophy finalists, with a hard-fought victory against Birmingham in their KO Cup quarter-final second leg today.

The second stage of The Women’s Tour 2018 is today underway following yesterday’s successful start in Framlingham.

National Series mountain bike racing brought top riders from across the country to the Phoenix Cycleworks off-road facility at Kentford near Newmarket, writes Fergus Muir.

Bury St Edmunds were hammered by 118 runs at Horsford in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday, although they did manage to secure six bonus points to move up to level on points with basement dwellers Vauxhall Mallards.

Could it be an omen that on the day England begin their 2018 World Cup campaign in Russia, memorabilia from the life and career of Sir Alf Ramsey, the only manager to lead his country to glory, comes up for auction?

John Gosden looks to have unearthed another smart prospect in the shape of Calyx, who gave Kingman his first winner as a sire when landing the AFT Fluorotec EBF Novice Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday, writes Graham Clark.

Stoke Potters 36

Mildenhall Fen Tigers 53

The Mildenhall Fen Tigers roared to another convincing away victory in front of an excellent away support at Stoke.

The experience of losing to eventual winners Berkshire at the same stage should stand Suffolk in good stead in Sunday’s Unicorns KO Trophy Quarter-Final, writes Nick Garnham.

In the Orwell Velo ten mile event Ross Fawcett of Pedal Power Ipswich broke Lloyd Chapman’s already very competitive course record for the Crowfield circuit, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the work being done at the University of Suffolk to support elite athletes – and his mission to help many more get the benefit of the superb facilities and experts there.

Mildenhall bounced back from their first defeat of the summer, at home to Copdock & Old Ipswichian the previous weekend, by surging to a six-wicket win over Burwell & Exning at Mingay Park in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Bury St Edmunds slipped to the bottom of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League table, after losing to fellow strugglers Norwich at the Victory Ground on Saturday.

Mildenhall boss Dean Greygoose admits to being excited about next season – and will be demanding more from his players.

Martyn Waghorn is loving his time at Ipswich Town. STUART WATSON spoke to the popular street footballer who plays with a smile on his face.

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