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Patients have hit out at “scandalous” parking charges at our region’s hospitals after it was revealed they made millions of pounds from their car parks.

A hospice charity is appealing for volunteers who can spare a few hours a week to help at an outreach hub in Haverhill.

Award winners from Bury in Bloom’s Crafty Poppies competition were announced at a special presentation held last week.

West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds has linked up with a Needham Market primary school on a project to commemorate Armistice next month.

Local homes owners and farmers are being asked to check outbuildings for Chas Thacker, from Cockfield, as concern grows for his welfare.

The Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is hailed as one of the best in Europe and is right on our doorstep in Suffolk.

More than 1,000 people are thought to have visited the 10th annual sci-fi exhibition in Bury St Edmunds over its opening weekend.

A torchlit parade and burning boat formed the spectacular finale to Suffolk’s first Saxon and Viking show.

Opposition councillors at Suffolk County Council have raised fresh questions over the council’s ‘Greenest County’ claim, after it has emerged its new energy deal relies 100% on nuclear power.

One person has been arrested after a man was stabbed on Cemetery Road in Ipswich.

A primary school in Hadleigh has seen its Ofsted rating soar from ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’ following a recent inspection.

Visitors to Stonham Barns were transported more than 1,000 years back in time as the site was transformed into a battleground fit for the Dark Ages.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable GARETH WILSON talks about how his force is dealing with the mental health pressures the job of policing can place on his staff.

Villagers in Woolpit are “furious” plans for a housing development they feel would harm the medieval centre have been allowed at appeal - and many lay the blame with the district council.

Bury St Edmunds has secured a gold medal in a national floral competition during the “toughest year on record”.

A rural church that was targeted by vandals is fundraising to repair the damage.

Thick fog across the East of England overnight could cause travel disruption during the weekend, weather forecasters have warned.

A drunk scaffolder who was driving a stolen work van threw a drink can out out of the window and made a “V” sign at police officers during a chase on the A11 in Suffolk, a court has heard.

Acclaimed children’s author Julian Sedgwick has inspired young readers at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds.

People have been urged to “keep calm and carry on” by Suffolk’s Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county’s business and economy.

Suffolk’s fostering and adoption service has shined a spotlight on some of the harder children to find homes for in its latest campaign.

Greene King, the pub retailer and brewer, has been recognised for its work with young people by being awarded Recruitment Programme of the Year at this year’s UK Social Mobility Awards.

More than 700 tulip bulbs from the Netherlands have been planted in Bury St Edmunds to celebrate ties between the two countries.

A teenager who sexually assaulted a woman in Bury St Edmunds is facing a custodial sentence when he is sentenced next week.

The abject horrors and images of the First World War have been the inspiration behind a textile artist’s work for the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds, which is just week’s away from ending.

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Bury St Edmunds 7 Dings Crusaders 17

Bury Town 3 Mildenhall Town 0

Bury Town manager, Ben Chenery, wants his players to keep cool heads and not get carried away by the occasion, when they entertain Mildenhall Town in an eagerly-awaited West Suffolk derby at Ram Meadow this afternoon.

Mike Bacon takes a look at the hysteria that has surrounded Raheem Sterling and why it is time to knock it on the head.

Bury St Edmunds’ Director of Rugby, Jon Curry, will field a couple of league debutants for tomorrow afternoon’s visit of Dings Crusaders to the Haberden (kick-off 3pm)in the National League Two South.

Chris Crabtree bounded up the short, sharp Semer Hill in just a fraction over 40 seconds to win the CC Sudbury Hill Climb, and with it the East District Championship.

A young Suffolk fighter has been tipped for the top after winning two fights in two weeks, beating foes in both Sweden and Scotland.

More than 90 teams from 10 clubs enjoyed the tenth Woodbridge Rugby Club U7-U12 Festival, a celebration of youth rugby, writes Simon Ballard.

Old Redcliffians 31 Bury St Edmunds 35

Bury St Edmunds Director of Rugby, Jon Curry, is looking for an improved performance from his side away at struggling Old Redcliffians in National League Two South this afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, will be renewing old rivalries with new Heybridge Swifts manager Julian Dicks at Scraley Road this afternoon (3pm).

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he reviews a few of the more local events

Thetford mountain biker Lee Woodcock raced through the night to win the solo category in the One Night In Thetford 12-hour night race in the forest near Brandon.

Essex and England legend Graham Gooch regaled guests with stories from his career in the game at Copdock & Old Ipswichian Cricket Club’s Annual Presentation Evening, writes Nick Garnham.

Stowmarket Town assistant manager Paul Musgrove admitted his side had to weather an early storm before knocking higher-league Mildenhall Town out of this season’s Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

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