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The A14 has reopened after a serious collision which left both carriageways closed for several hours.

The Bury St Edmunds rickshaw service is to hit the roads of the town for the winter in support of local charities.

This week saw World Kindness day - so what are some of the nicest things that people are doing in Suffolk?

Suffolk business chiefs have called on the county's Parliamentary candidates to end the Brexit stalemate and "do their bit" for local firms.

Flooding has hit Suffolk after a heavy deluge of rain which lasted throughout the morning.

The 2019 John Lewis Christmas advert has landed... does it bring a tear to your eye?

A radical Suffolk Constabulary scheme to recruit detectives from the general public has been nominated in the World Class Policing Awards.

Nearly 170 people have been banned from Suffolk County Council buildings in just two years, new data has revealed - including instances of abusing staff, defecating in sinks and riding bicycles.

Hotels in Suffolk and Essex might be accustomed to customers asking for an extra pillow - but some requests have left Travelodge staff in the region a little more perplexed than most.

The UK's biggest inflatable drive-in cinema is opening just off the A12 - promising to bring the best Christmas movies along with festive food and drink.

The A14 is set to be closed for hours after an early morning lorry crash.

A woman has been left with severe back injuries following a serious road traffic collision near Bury St Edmunds.

The number of people living with dementia in Suffolk could increase by more than 5,000 in the next decade, prompting calls for more support.

Greater Anglia's long-awaited hi-tech new trains have been spotted in service in Suffolk - but it appears commuters may need to wait just a little longer before seeing them on routes in and out of Ipswich.

A man was threatened with a knife during a street robbery.

Parking fines will be the same across the whole of Suffolk from early next year, when stronger enforcement is set to take place.

With this year's General Election taking place in December for the first time in decades and Brexit being the big issue for this year's polls, the 2019 vote is shaping up to be different to most.

Everything you need to know about Black Friday 2019 - including when it is, the best buys and how you can save those extra pounds.

A year-long programme of celebrations marking the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the abbey in Bury St Edmunds has been unveiled.

The red carpet was rolled out throughout Suffolk as the Princess Royal visited organisations in the county as part of a whistlestop tour.

A major structural survey of West Suffolk Hospital is underway after it emerged the reinforced concrete blocks used to build it could potentially be at risk of decay.

Some parents were turned away from a meeting on county lines in Bury St Edmunds last night due to "unprecedented demand" for places.

The holidays are coming to a number of UK cities as the Coca-Cola truck returns - but Ipswich will not be one of them.

A doctors' surgery looking after 17,000 patients over three sites has made progress since being labelled "inadequate" - but has been told to improve further before being lifted out of special measures.

A man who amassed 19 parking tickets in the space of 21 days will face a trial in the new year over unpaid fees.

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Young Ipswich rider Jack Parrish scored his first senior win in West Suffolk Wheelers' cyclo-cross at West Stow Country Park, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest Ipswich Town column, MIKE BACON makes an apology. He of little faith!

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses South Africa's win in the Rugby World Cup Final - and the powerful story of Springboks captain Siya Kolisi.

Ipswich rider Liam Manser sprung a surprise at the Grafham Water cyclo-cross when he came from behind to win the Senior men's event - in his first race since the summer.

Exciting Suffolk MMA prospect Jimmy Fell is now a two-promotion champion - and he's taking aim at a step up to the full Cage Warriors show for his next fight on the path to turning profesional.

Bury Town are four points clear at the top of the Isthmian League North, following their seventh win from 10 starts via Saturday's 3-1 home success over bottom club Romford.

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On a wet afternoon at the Denny Bros Stadium, top-of-the-table Bury Town entertained the bottom side Romford, and the thought of a potential banana skin scenario was eventually avoided with a thoroughly workmanlike performance that extended their lead at the summit by five points, writes John Campany.

A quartet of fighters have returned to Suffolk as world champions after they all clinched gold at the prestigious ISKA Amateur World Championships in Ireland.

Colchester Rovers' Mistley cyclo-cross, now re-named in honour of Neil Pears, Rovers member and doyen of the sport, saw big-race wins for Bethany Barnett and James Madgwick.

It's the ultimate potential 'banana skin' for Bury Town on Saturday afternoon - but boss Ben Chenery says his side are well prepared.

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