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The air ambulance has been dispatched after a motorist became stuck in water in a Suffolk village.

The new UK headquarters of a global business is on track for completion this summer.

The journalist, who reported on life and events in Bury St Edmunds, has died at the age of 88

Medication for common illnesses such as asthma and high blood pressure are being rationed by pharmacies across Suffolk due to a shortage in supply.

Iceland could be set to open a second supermarket in Newmarket.

Plans for 300 homes off the A14 in Woolpit have reluctantly been approved amid warnings that it will be a "catastrophe" and "the worst thing that has ever happened" to the village.

Wind speeds of between 40 and 50mph are expected in Suffolk over the weekend - but there are currently no plans to close the Orwell Bridge.

The first section of a £150,000 road revamp in Bury St Edmunds has been completed - but there are still several weeks to go before the transformation is complete.

Police are looking for help to find two men shown in CCTV footage after a number of smoke alarms were stolen from Homebase in Bury St Edmunds.

Are you looking for weekend inspiration? Here are 10 ideas - ranging from stage shows to a Market for Mums, and a full-scale circus.

Our archives reveal tales of those lost in the last severe pandemic to grip the world

Hundreds of people have made insurance claims after Storm Dennis and Ciara wreaked havoc in the East Anglia - with one insurance company saying it has already had more than 400.

Thousands of us love this quirky village by the North Sea, with The House in the Clouds and its Peter Pan lake

An Ipswich anti-knife campaigner was shocked by news that only around a third of knife crime offenders in Suffolk over 18 are receiving an immediate custodial sentence.

An Ipswich anti-knife campaigner was shocked by news that only around a third of knife crime offenders in Suffolk over 18 are receiving an immediate custodial sentence.

More NHS staff in Suffolk look forward to going to work - but rising numbers of workers are reporting being bullied, harassed or abused by managers.

Engineering students from West Suffolk College had a workshop tour with the US Air Force in a visit to RAF Mildenhall.

Suffolk police has issued an appeal to help locate a man with links to Bury St Edmunds who is wanted on recall to prison.

A woman from Bury St Edmunds was among those arrested after the lawn of a Cambridge University college was dug up by environmental activists Extinction Rebellion.

Parents in Suffolk are being targeted with free workshops on what to do if their child has an eating disorder - after shocking statistics revealed young people with conditions such as anorexia are not being seen fast enough.

Improvements to road and rail links and boosting tourism are among proposals in a new neighbourhood plan for Newmarket.

Businesses around RAF Mildenhall are welcoming news that the base will remain open until 2027.

Two fire crews are at the scene of another chimney blaze at a property in Lawshall, near Bury St Edmunds.

Detectives have released two CCTV images of a man they want to speak to after an incident at a nightclub in Newmarket.

A developer has been fined £15,000 after a hedgerow was unlawfully removed next to a new housing estate in Haverhill.

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Injury-ravaged Bury Town, who ran league leaders Maldon & Tiptree very close on Tuesday night, have another home match to look forward to against Great Wakering Rovers tomorrow afternoon.

The postponement of the Revel Outdoors mountain bike racing, due to be held last Sunday, opens an opportunity to highlight the Sporting Courses (SPOCO) East Competition, writes Fergus Muir.

IT'S electrified the speedway scene... JASON CRUMP'S return to the UK this summer with Ipswich Witches... MIKE BACON caught up with him to speak to the 3x former World Champ...

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they are joined by Stowmarket Town boss Rick Andrews.

The competition is fierce, towards the top of the Isthmian League North, but Bury Town remain in the thick of the play-off race going into the final 14 matches of the season.

During the week, Paige Peake knuckles down at college studying for her A-Levels - but this weekend she will go toe-to-toe with the England captain in a crucial FA Cup clash.

Time-trialists who compete under the age-related system of the Veteran's Time Trial Association gathered at Exning near Newmarket for the East Anglia Group's Lunch and Prize Presentation, writes Fergus Muir.

The Suffolk Winter League boasts a new venue this Sunday, with a cross country league race to be staged at Pakenham for the very first time.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they are joined by former Luton Town and Cambridge United defender and now Bury Town boss Ben Chenery.

Like many racing cyclists Peter Horsnell of the Chelmer CC is preparing for the 2020 racing season, writes Fergus Muir.

Cottenham racecourse host their final meeting of the season on Saturday, a six-race card with 57 entries, starting at 12 noon.

Suffolk had another good day at the Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships, held at Boston, Lincs. Carl Marston reports

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