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A facilities management firm has bought its second Suffolk pub after branching out into the hospitality trade.

An inquest has been opened into the death of a musician in Bury St Edmunds who believed he was the reincarnation of Jesus Christ.

Suffolk's community heroes who go above and beyond to help people in their local area will be recognised in a new awards scheme.

The distinctive livery of Foulger Transport's fleet is familiar to many East Anglian motorists. Steven Russell learns about the figure behind it: a businessman, yes, but also a humanitarian, thinker and inventor.

More than 1,500 visitors attended a creative festival at West Suffolk College last week where students got the chance to showcase their work.

Celebrations in Bury St Edmunds to mark the Chinese New Year raised thousands of pounds for charity.

A heroin antidote is now available without subscription at five Suffolk pharmacies.

Suffolk Libraries will be brightening up their book stores this weekend ahead of Elmer's Big Parade - Suffolk to celebrate 30 years of the popular patchwork elephant.

If you run out of an essential item over the bank holiday, or need some chops and sausages for a last-minute barbecue, when will your local supermarket be open? This is our guide to opening times on bank holiday Monday, May 27.

Plans to make minor highways projects like 20mph zones, pedestrian crossings and double yellow lines easier to carry out have been given approval.

Building work has finally started on a multi-million pound new sixth form centre in Bury St Edmunds - which will open in September next year.

A music festival which started as a few bands on the back of a trailer is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with two headline acts from the pop world.

Social care services for children in Suffolk have been hailed by independent inspectors as being of an "exceptionally high standard" after being just one of a handful in the country to get the top rating.

A Suffolk prison has seen 12 arson incidents in the past year, latest statistics have revealed.

A Suffolk charity will receive £40,000 in unrestricted funding after scooping a prestigious national award for its work.

A town pub is set to re-open following a facelift after being taken over by new owners.

Which pharmacies will be open on bank holiday Monday, May 27? Check our guide if you need to pick up medicines or ask a pharmacist for advice

Children's social care services in Suffolk have been awarded an 'outstanding' rating from Ofsted following an inspection.

A teenager has been charged in connection with suspected drug offences in Bury St Edmunds.

The number of Suffolk teenagers being housed in unregulated accommodation has more than quadrupled in the past decade - amid concerns about their vulnerability to criminals and paedophiles.

An East Anglian care provider is set to create more than 100 jobs as it launches a new office in Bury St Edmunds.

Many species of bees are on the brink of extinction with some species already lost, a major new report has found.

Experts from the RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Buglife and the Suffolk Biodiversity Information name species they believe could become extinct from our region.

Dogs of all shapes and sizes and even some dressed as Disney characters, had a 'pawesome' time at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds yesterday.

Part of the aviary in Bury St Edmunds' Abbey Gardens is set to be demolished to make way for a new visitor information point and plant sales area.

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Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King looks back at a good week for him and a fun weekend ahead!

Suffolk athlete Emily Moyes celebrated a notable victory when representing England at the Loughborough International last Sunday.

Suffolk athlete Harry Hughes put a year of injury woes behind him to throw the longest distance recorded by a British javelin thrower for seven years, at the Loughborough International on Sunday.

Ipswich Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins has hailed his side as they sit top of the Premiership table.

League leaders Frinton-on-Sea narrowly beat defending champions Sudbury by just four runs, in the fifth round of matches in this season's East Anglian Premier League.

Four-handicap Darren Elliott won the Eastern Counties Cup at Woodbridge on Sunday with a score of net 140 (67 and 73).

Ultimate Fighter veteran Przemyslaw Mysiala detonated a nuclear right hand on the jaw of teak tough foe Yuri Andrei to lift the light heavyweight title in dramatic fashion at Contenders 26 last night.

MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON are joined by three more top non-league guests

Gary Freeman scored his first win for Pedal Power Ipswich when he outsprinted Mike Auger (Iceni Velo) to win the opening of the Lotus Cycle Race Series, writes Fergus Muir.

The woman behind nine Ipswich Town managers - including Sir Alf Ramsey and Sir Bobby Robson - has received a prestigious award celebrating her 65 years' service at Portman Road.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares the inspirational story of Helen Davies, an elite marathon runner who is setting record times after a five year break to start a family, at an age where most athletes are retiring!

Lewis Sullivan led the way as four championship best performances were recorded at the annual Suffolk County Track & Field Championships, held on the Northgate track in Ipswich on Sunday.

Bury St Edmunds made the most of the best conditions to take the honours in the West Suffolk derby, away at neighbours Mildenhall in the East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Mike Bacon looks back at an extraordinary footballing week

Cornard United are eagerly anticipating their '15 minutes of fame' ahead of this season's CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup Final.

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