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The death of a Suffolk woman who suffered a traumatic head injury is no longer being treated as suspicious - and the man arrested in connection with the incident will face no further action.

KFC branches in Suffolk remain closed today due to a chicken shortage.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with ankle injuries this afternoon after skidding and coming of her bike in west Suffolk.

Pixie Lott could be your new neighbour, according to a national newspaper.

Residents at a Bury St Edmunds care home are taking part in very own Olympics which is being supported by the county council.

Norfolk police has thanked both Ipswich Town and Norwich City supporters for their behaviour at today’s East Anglian derby at Carrow Road.

A regional search and rescue organisation dedicated to finding missing people now has three new dogs in its team.

Plans to transfer ownership of a major country park in Suffolk – which sees around £175,000 visitors a year – have been backed by councillors.

Around 30 people took to the streets in Bury St Edmunds this afternoon to make a stand over violence against women.

A 23-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds, who was named as being missing earlier today by police, was located this afternoon.

School choirs from across Suffolk are fine-tuning their performances for competition with the Great EACH Choir Off now just a few days away.

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the £1.2 million restoration of a medieval church in the grounds of Ickworth House.

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Sixty acts across 15 venues ... that’s the scale of this year’s Bury St Edmunds Festival which is set to attract thousands of people to the town during the Spring.

A police union boss has condemned a spike in ‘vile’ attacks on officers in Suffolk as latest figures reveal a 265% rise in more violent assaults.

A group of business and retail students at West Suffolk College are staging a takeover of six charity shops in Bury St Edmunds with the aim of bringing in more cash.

Cockney Rebel singer and musician Steve Harley is the latest to be affected by ambulance wait times, after waiting three hours and ten minutes after injuring his leg on Thursday.

A woman has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash on the A1071 between Boxford and Hadleigh this afternoon.

Updated: Police attend car on its roof in Barrow

Friday, February 16, 2018

Emergency services have attended the scene of a car on its roof near in the village of Barrow near Bury St Edmunds.

Questions are being asked as to why a primary school, rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted last year, could be taken over by a trust from Cambridgeshire, rather than one across the road.

Children in Suffolk who grow up in areas that have the greatest literacy challenges are also likely to live much shorter lives than their peers, the first study of its kind has shown.

A driver was lucky to escape serious injury after her car ended up on its roof in a single-vehicle crash in Mildenhall in west Suffolk on Thursday night.

A prisoner and a member of staff were treated by paramedics after a fire at HM Prison Highpoint South in Stradishall in west Suffolk tonight.

Question marks have been raised over the strength of Visit Suffolk’s campaigns to attract visitors to the county, as those funding it fail to commit to cash beyond March next year.

Nearly £5,000 was raised following a football match which celebrated the lives of two friends who were tragically killed in a crash near Sudbury last year.

Photo highlights

Community sport

Yesterday, 19:54

In Bostik North, AFC Sudbury sprung a surprise with a home victory over league leaders AFC Hornchurch, extending their unbeaten run to six matches.

A dogged performance from Framlingham Town saw the Castlemen keep another clean sheet, Danny Smith score his 100th senior goal and young Portuguese Sini Rodrigues net his first for the club in a fine 3-0 win over Swaffham in Thurlow Nunn One.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 46

Canterbury 26

These two mid-table teams served up an 11-try feast with Bury deservedly edging the contest by virtue of scoring seven to the visitors’ four, writes Simon Lord.

‘Home, sweet home,’ has certainly applied to Bury St Edmunds this season.

Chelmsford teenager Mitch Powell was at the British Cycling Awards Ceremony in Birmingham at the weekend to receive the splendid trophy for winning the National Short Distance Grass Track Series.

This could be a big weekend for several of the top clubs, and for some at the wrong end of the table.

Ipswich Town fans have been urged to get behind the Blues and stop creating “dead atmospheres” ahead of the East Anglian derby. Meanwhile, see our photo gallery of the event - can you spot your child?

Gym United Manager Matt Morton has hailed his side’s togetherness after they became only the second Suffolk team to reach the semi-finals of the FA Sunday Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk skiing sensations Honor Bartlett and Tilly Black both started their weeks off with a bang at the English Alpine Championships with Bartlett claiming third and Black taking fourth in the girls Super-G, writes Richard Dore.

Felixstowe Ferry’s Glen Davis and Gary Howard defied the bitterly cold weather to win the better ball prize in Southwold’s Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting.

National League Two South

Worthing Raiders 24

Bury St Edmunds 18

Bury started the game very well, but were made to pay for ill discipline late in the second half as they lost on the road at Worthing, writes Mark Wapshott.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Haverhill Borough 0

Stowmarket Town 6

Stowmarket Town made it eight wins in a row after easing past Haverhill Borough 6-0 at the New Croft on Saturday, writes Alex Moss.

Bostik North

Bury Town 2

Mildenhall Town 1

Bury won this feisty Bostik North local derby on a Ram Meadow pitch that was heavy from the outset and deteriorated as the match progressed, writes John Campany.

Former Ipswich Town footballer Kieron Dyer has revealed details of sexual abuse he suffered as a boy.

Suffolk super-horse Frankel is 10 years old today.

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