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Ipswich’s role as the county town of Suffolk is being questioned, with some suggesting Bury St Edmunds is more deserving of the title.

Campaigners in Suffolk are urging MPs to back a ground-breaking European treaty that aims to eradicate domestic violence against women and girls.

A family have paid tribute to the “fearless” and “fun loving” Katie Bent, who died after a crash in Bardwell.

Hundreds of people are without power, cables have come down close to a school, parks have been closed and trees have fallen in parts of west Suffolk.

A not-so-frighteningly named storm is set to wreak havoc on our roads today with gusts of up to 65mph expected on the A14 and A12.

A new push is underway to recruit more ‘on call’ firefighters to make up a shortfall of around 40 across the county.

It’s pancake day on February 28 and as people across Suffolk dig out the frying pan and stock up on eggs, flour and milk, you might be wondering why we make these flipped treats on Shrove Tuesday at all and indeed why the day is significant. Well, it’s funny you should ask...

Two men hurt after a road crash in a Suffolk village this morning are not believed to have suffered serious injuries, police have said.

Highways England chiefs have said continuing high winds mean the main Orwell crossing will stay shut as people try to make their way home this evening.

UK Power Networks is working to restore power to thousands of homes across East Anglia after damage caused by today’s high winds.

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Corrie McKeague have been handed a “huge amount” of Facebook data to examine by private investigators, according to his mother.

St Edmundsbury borough councillors have voted against giving themselves a pay rise, despite advice to the contrary from an independent panel.

An art gallery in Bury St Edmunds owned by the town’s cathedral could yet avoid closure – if a financial plan is created in the next three weeks to save it.

Flavour and fragrance solutions company Treatt today signalled that profits for its current financial year are now likely to come in “substantially” ahead of previous expectations.

People who park illegally on yellow lines in Suffolk are more likely to be fined after a new civil parking enforcement scheme was agreed by the county council.

Extra electricians will be on hand tomorrow in case strong winds cause damage to the region’s power system.

The sister of voluntary patient found hanged at a Suffolk mental health unit says she feels ‘a lot of questions have not been answered’ following the conclusion of an inquest into his death.

An internationally recognised expert in the fields of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault has been booked to speak at a Suffolk seminar next month.

A Bury St Edmunds motor dealership, which first opened its doors in the town 90 years ago this year, is about to launch its latest new showroom.

An inquest into the death of a man found hanging at a mental health unit in Suffolk has heard about the desperate resuscitation attempts were made to save him.

People who park illegally on yellow lines in Suffolk are more likely to be fined after a new civil parking enforcement scheme was agreed by the county council.

The annual walk for the hearing dogs charity in Ickworth Park, near Bury St Edmunds, has been launched, with this year’s event set to be their biggest yet.

Television presenter Joe Swift from BBC’s Gardeners’ World will be in Bury St Edmunds for this year’s Whitsun Fayre.

Children visiting Ickworth House over the half-term break have enjoyed a range of craft and den-building activities.

The sister of a 49-year-old man who was found hanged at a mental health unit in Suffolk has said she begged for help in the weeks leading up to his death.

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Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers admitted he didn’t know whether he was coming or going as speculation mounted over his future on deadline day.

The Mille Maglia cyclo-cross sportive challenged riders with a combination of off-road tracks and rural byroads.

The Suffolk FA Youth Referees’ Academy is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

Alan Quinn scored in Ipswich Town’s last derby win, but has bittersweet memories, ahead of the Blues’ trip to Carrow Road at the weekend.

Suffolk tennis coach, Emily Wharton has been named as one of the East Region’s Ambassadors for Judy Murray’s ‘She Rallies’ initiative.

Ipswich Town head to Carrow Road for the East Anglia derby on Sunday, aiming to pick up their first victory from the bitter encounter in seven years.

The Mantle family were rewarded for their prowess riding off-road at Mildenhall Cycling Club’s Annual Lunch and Prize Presentations

The much-awaited Risbygate Masters bowls tournament was played out in Bury last Sunday to a packed house of enthusiastic bowlers.

A packed house at Mildenhall Stadium with well in excess of 250 supporters full of anticipation for the season ahead greeted the 2017 ‘KJM/Manchetts’ Fen Tigers.

Suffolk’s Tom Hudson claimed the English Under-16 Giant Slalom title at the 2017 English Alpine Championships.

Seb Burnett-Wells made the perfect start to his riding career less than two weeks after his 16th birthday when landing the Novice Riders Race at the North Norfolk Harriers point-to-point at Higham, between Colchester and Ipswich, on Sunday.

Any sign of trouble between Ipswich and Norwich fans during the East Anglian derby this weekend will be quickly tackled, police have warned.

The Castlemen of Framlingham came away from Diss Town with a well-deserved 4-2 victory against an experienced side who had won at Badingham Road earlier in the season.

Leiston fell to back-to-back defeats for the first time this season in the Ryman Premier after they were beaten 3-1 at Harrow Borough.

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Ipswich Wanderers 1

Mildenhall, the Thurlow Nunn Premier league leaders, avoided a fourth consecutive defeat with a late goal to deny Ipswich Wanderers completing a notable double.

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