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A study into housing growth funded by Suffolk taxpayers has resulted in a report just 14 pages long and costing the equivalent of more than £4,700 per page.

A Suffolk pool player won a major singles title in Ireland last week to become the first person to win the event three times.

United States Air Force (USAF) aircraft from two Suffolk airbases will take part in a second flypast a little closer to home tomorrow to honour the victims of a plane crash 75 years ago.

A Bury St Edmunds man completed two half marathons in a week to raise hundreds of pounds for a hospital charity in memory of his dad.

More than £70,000 has been paid out to people in Suffolk injured in pavement falls between 2015-18.

Homes in the Forest Heath district will see a small council tax increase from April as the first budget was agreed for the new West Suffolk Council being established.

Some Suffolk schools are actively encouraging parents to educate their children at home, the county’s education boss has revealed amid a spike in the number of pupils being home schooled.

A new campaign has been launched to encourage people to stand for election as a councillor or vote in the May elections for the new West Suffolk Council.

Work on a multi-million pound scheme to create a new water treatment works near Haverhill will start next week.

A series of free seminars aiming to empower businesses to take control of customer experiences is set to take place across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Crowds of people flocked to RAF Honington today to wave goodbye to the Tornado jet on the aircraft’s farewell tour.

Campaigners behind a motion calling for garden waste collection charges to be scrapped in a Suffolk district described subscription fees as a “tax” on people for doing the right thing.

An investigation has been launched after a 1-12 ton digger was stolen from a building site in Sudbury.

The Tornado will take to the skies of Suffolk for its final flypast today – marking nearly 40 years of Royal Air Force service.

Having conquered her own mental health demons, one singing star from Suffolk has penned a debut single about her recovery.

A new set of reminiscence cards for horse racing have been launched today to help prompt memories for people with dementia.

Nearly 700 operations have been performed by United States Air Force (USAF) surgeons at West Suffolk Hospital since 2016 under a partnership scheme that allows military medics to bolster their experience.

Cheffins’ first property auction of 2019 will see 20 regional lots offered on Wednesday March 13 at the firm’s salerooms in Cambridge. The auction will include a selection of unconverted barns, residential opportunities and woodland.

Tina Maxey, an employment solicitor based at Ellisons Solicitors , offers some advice to her younger self

Plans for a new business park and hundreds of new homes on the site of a former RAF airfield near Stanton have been revealed.

A Haverhill schoolboy shaved his head for charity to show support for his mum – who is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

Two cars were involved in a crash on the A14 near Woolpit this morning.

Community projects in Bury St Edmunds will have the chance to receive a big cash boost as part of Tesco’s centenary celebrations.

Residents at a Mildenhall care home welcomed a host of beautiful owls as they participated in this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.

Three days of flypasts begin today as the Tornado is retired from Royal Air Force service after nearly 40 years.

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In his weekly column, Mike Bacon puts the question do players move on to ‘bigger’ clubs but possibly not play. Or stay put, and continue to be the first on the team-sheet.

A Suffolk pool player won a major singles title in Ireland last week to become the first person to win the event three times.

It was the climbs and descents that tested competitor’s legs to the limit in the final round of the Revel Outdoors Winter Series mountain bike races, writes Fergus Muir.

Point-to-point action returns to Higham on Sunday for the Waveney Harriers fixture with a six-race card – and the entry includes five of the six winners from the previous meeting, at the end of January.

Suffolk rugby talent Tui Uru has signed for the Northampton Saints.

A new set of reminiscence cards for horse racing have been launched today to help prompt memories for people with dementia.

Seventeen-year-old year-old Habebul Islam, last year’s junior captain at Ipswich Golf Club, has made an encouraging start to the new season.

The speedway season at Foxhall is just five weeks away. MIKE BACON caught up with Ipswich Witches promoter Chris Louis...

Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, was “disappointed” to take just a point from Saturday’s 0-0 stalemate at Recreation Way, against a Mildenhall Town side who are battling to avoid relegation from the Bostik (Isthmian) League.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 22

Taunton Titans 24

The Titans’ play-off push looked in serious doubt as a fired-up home side never gave their loftier opponents a moment’s rest.

In the latest in our Series on the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we feature a special edition of the Bury St Edmunds parkrun

Bury St Edmunds head coach, Nick Wakley, was upset with his side’s attitude and overall performance during last weekend’s disappointing 21-14 defeat at Dings Crusaders, and he is hoping for a big reaction against high-flying Taunton Titans at The Haberden this afternoon (3pm).

A popular triathlon festival is returning to Bury St Edmunds for the third time but this year will take place in August.

Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, has described tomorrow’s West Suffolk derby at struggling Mildenhall Town as “an incredibly difficult fixture.”

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