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A new Mitsubishi dealership is coming to Ipswich - to the former Marshalls Jaguar site in West End Road.

The new health secretary will pledge a major funding package to transform technology in the NHS during a visit to West Suffolk Hospital today.

It is one of the most beautiful sights of nature which many wildlife lovers thought they would never see again.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 44-year-old woman from Bury St Edmunds.

A spectacular scene is set to unfold in the sky over Suffolk this month with the first total lunar eclipse for several years.

Future rail strikes look set to have been averted after an “important breakthrough” was made to end a long-running dispute with rail guards.

Assessment work costing £600,000 will determine the best option for Sudbury’s traffic problems, Suffolk highways chiefs have said after a petition was submitted against a potential bypass.

They are small blood-sucking insects that come out at night, biting exposed skin and feeding on your blood. Bed bugs. The very name is enough to keep you awake at night.

Plans for a major shake-up of home care provision in Suffolk from next year have been revealed – with social care chiefs vowing that lessons have been learnt from previous disruptive changes.

TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is set to visit Suffolk this Sunday as part of a UK-wide campaign to highlight the extent to which the nation’s wildlife is under threat.

Two singers at St Mary’s Church, in Bury St Edmunds, have made history.

We have £10,000 worth of football equipment to be won, find out how you can be in with a chance of winning.

Funding of £6million is set to be pumped into upgrading Suffolk’s recycling centres – with fresh sites in Ipswich and Stowmarket set to be found.

Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue has become the charity partner of Sainsbury’s Mildenhall store for 2018.

More than 250 athletes took part in the second Bury St Edmunds Tri Festival this year, with the support of event sponsor Greene & Greene Solicitors, and £5,000 was raised for local emergency medical charity SARS - Suffolk Accident Rescue Service.

A police dog helped to unearth three bags of drugs from a car which was pulled over by officers.

The abiding desire of Lauren Colchester was to make people happy and bring a “bit of magic into the world.”

Calls have been made for investment into Suffolk’s cycle path network, with opposition groups putting forward a proposal to set up a cross party group.

Changes announced to Suffolk’s policing workforce signal another nail in the coffin for community crime fighting, a union has warned.

Police are investigating whether two burglaries at homes in a Suffolk town this week are linked.

A brand new digital television show dedicated to carers across Suffolk has been officially launched.

A tree has been donated to the St Edmund Gardening Group to help improve the area around St Edmunds Church, the nearby school and car park.

Wolfs’ heads, an air raid shelter and several other churches are just some of the many items uncovered in a study that will shape the future understanding and conservation of the 1,000-year-old Abbey in Bury St Edmunds.

Rehearsals are in full swing for the 40th anniversary production of the Suffolk Young People’s Theatre.

More than 250 athletes took part in the second Bury St Edmunds Triathlon Festival – which raised £5,000 for a Suffolk emergency medical charity.

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Dominic Rudd, who turned 13 only a fortnight ago, became the youngest ever winner of the Silver Frigate at Thorpeness, writes Tony Garnett.

Two fine riders duelled in the sun in the East District Cycling Association 100 mile time trial and the result was a new national competition record of 3:42:03 for Alice Lethbridge of the Drag2Zero team, writes Fergus Muir.

Ollie Bocking will make his Unicorns Championship debut for Suffolk in the three-day fixture against Norfolk at Copdock, starting on Sunday, writes Nick Garnham.

Mark Heath and Andy Warren discuss all the latest Ipswich Town news – from Bart’s new deal to Paul Hurst’s cutting comments – in this week’s Kings of Anglia podcast.

Dave Theobald’s involvement in Suffolk football has resulted in him receiving an FA 50-Year Service Award, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk official Abi Marriott is to be an assistant referee at the UEFA Women’s Champions’ League Qualifying Round next month, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk batsman Jaik Mickleburgh has underlined how important it is to ‘cash in’ when the opportunity arises ahead of this weekend’s derby clash with Norfolk, writes Nick Garnham.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares a very special series of experiences that youngsters at the Elena Baltacha Foundation were treated to on the road to Wimbledon.

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om Rash and Tristan Blackledge took four wickets apiece as Mildenhall cruised to a rapid sixth-wicket win over Horsford, in a one-sided Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Wamil Way on Saturday.

Basement dwellers, Bury St Edmunds, crashed to their ninth defeat of the summer, this time at the hands of Great Witchingham by a big eight-wicket margin at The Victory Ground, to be cast adrift at the foot of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League by 60 points.

Hot-shot teen star Drew Kemp has been snapped up by Ipswich Witches.

In his regular weekly column, Mike Bacon looks at how the World Cup has overshadowed Wimbledon, Roy Keane’s rant and more injury woe for Ipswich Witches. Are they cursed?

The Great Barrow 10 in 10 Challenge, an annual event featuring 10 marathons in 10 consecutive days, was made even tougher by the brutally hot conditions, which were relentless throughout the whole series of races.

Best Solution registered a gritty success in the Princess of Wales’s Arqana Racing Club Stakes at Newmarket.

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