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From a body being identified in the River Gipping, in Ipswich to ITFC’s striker Kayden Jackson being excited to be playing alongside Janoi Donacien ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup first round against Exeter City - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

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A staff member at Suffolk New College has scored the best marks out of everyone in the world in an international exam.

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Suffolk New College

A wide-ranging programme of renovations at a west Suffolk school have begun thanks to the “incredible generosity” of the founder of an international horse racing operation.

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Pupils and staff at a Newmarket primary school are celebrating after being recognised for their commitment to sport.

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Schools in Suffolk held lessons about the perils of knife crime last week in an attempt to ensure students stay safe during the six week summber holiday.

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Gordon Jones

A Suffolk university’s partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra gave students a unique experience with the world-renowned musicians.

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West Suffolk College

Pupils from a Haverhill primary school celebrated the opening of their new outdoor classroom after it was destroyed by fire last year.

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Pupils from a west Suffolk primary school became archaeologists for the day when they helped to dig from Roman treasures on a site being developed for affordable homes.

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Suffolk leaders have pledged £1million to tackle youth unemployment across the county.

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Tim Passmore

An executive director at West Suffolk College has spoken of his pride after being named its first ever honorary commander.

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West Suffolk College

An independent school near Bury St Edmunds is searching for old pupils to take part in a 50-year reunion event later this year.

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Culford School

A West Suffolk College tutor who has trained more than 700 accountants scooped a national finance award for her work.

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Bury St Edmunds

The decision to make cost-saving cuts in home to school transport looks set to be upheld by a review group next week, according to the latest report.

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Gordon Jones

A governor at an Ipswich school is spearheading a national campaign to recruit more young adults and ethnic minorities into the role.

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Department for Education

Parents and carers of children with complex educational needs are being invited to have their say on the future of specialist schools in Suffolk.

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Gordon Jones

Two West Suffolk College students will head overseas later this year to fulfil their dream of playing basketball and studying at colleges in the USA.

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UN Court

The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.

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Gordon Jones

Westminster’s education secretary has voiced his commitment to work with Suffolk over a host of issues after a top level meeting on Monday, according to county bosses.

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Gordon Jones

Plans to cut back on free school transport in Suffolk which were given the go-ahead on Tuesday have been formally challenged by opposition parties.

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Gordon Jones

A stakeholder group will be formed to assess the progress of new school transport proposals in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.

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Gordon Jones

A Newmarket secondary school has had double reason to celebrate after planning permission for its new library was granted – at the same time it received an £10,000 anonymous donation.

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Forest Heath District Council

John Nice - Doing nicely

Friday, June 22, 2018

East Anglian farmers are warning the situation for some of their crops was beginning to get “very serious” as a prolonged dry spell puts pressure on plants, particularly those on light, free-draining soil.

Education

This year Suffolk County Council is working to Raise the Bar and improve educational standards in the county.

Here we want to champion those that are striving to drive up attainment and give our students the best possible start in life.

We also want to highlight those areas where improvement is still needed.

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