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Yesterday, 18:09

A teenager from London has appeared in court after police in Bury St Edmunds stopped him with 186 wraps of class A drugs in his car.

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.

A independent shop in Bury St Edmunds will close its doors for good next month after trading for 20 years in the town.

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.

GP patients in east and west Suffolk now have the ability to book and manage appointments and order repeat prescriptions through an app on their smart phone.

Families across the county are set to lace up their walking shoes and ditch the school run as part of a week-long campaign to boost activity levels in Suffolk.

It was smiles all round at the 180th Hadleigh Show - as fans of country life from across the region gathered for a day of fun in the sun.

With the UN suggesting we're all going to hell in a handcart, one of our greatest writers about farming and rural life still reminds us what we risk losing

Thousands of Suffolk and Essex pupils have endured Key Stage 2 SATs tests this week - now's your chance to see how you would do.

Prince William has spoken of how he was left with a "very depressing" feeling when dealing with families losing their loved ones during his time as an East Anglian Air Ambulance pilot.

The Rotary Club of Bury St Edmunds raised more than £8,500 for 13 charities through its annual swimarathon.

Shoplifter Florentin Pavelici filled a shopping trolley with more than £2,000 of champagne and other alcohol but fled after being challenged by Sainsbury's staff.

Suffolk families who qualify for free school transport must opt-in before the end of the month - or risk sacrificing their child's bus pass for next term.

A Suffolk manufacturer about to launch a factory in Bury St Edmunds which would have employed up to 130 people has collapsed with the loss of 39 jobs.

A GP surgery in Haverhill which is currently in special measures has been temporarily closed and will remain shut for the "foreseeable future" due to staff shortages.

RAF Honington will be on parade in Thetford next month after being awarded the Freedom of the Town.

Detectives investigating the discovery of a man found badly injured in Sudbury do not believe anyone else was involved in the incident.

A murderer with links to Suffolk has absconded from prison and is currently on the loose.

It may be a dog eat dog world out there, but some say having pets in the workplace can reduce stress. We hounded three business people to ponder the question...

One last ticket for Led Zeppelin's gig in Ipswich is going on sale tomorrow - as part of a music and memorabilia auction in Suffolk.

Vital road changes such as crossings and 20mph zones could be completed faster if councillors are given access to four years of funding in one go.

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Yesterday, 15:13

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.

Newmarket Racecourse paid tribute to two late horse racing fans by displaying their pictures on the big screen at a world-famous meeting.

West Suffolk Wheelers' Ixworth village centre races climaxed with a win for Sean Purser of the St Ives CC after a nail-biting senior men's race.

Suffolk javelin sensation Harry Hughes has underlined his status as one of Great Britain's rising stars, breaking a university games record on his comeback from serious injury.

In this week's column, Witches skipper Danny King reflects on a satisfying week

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