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Yesterday, 18:12

Small businesses in Bury St Edmunds will be feted in a special week promoting independent traders.

A pop-up museum celebrating 100 years of women serving in the armed forces will be held in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday.

As the new Suffolk-filmed movie Yesterday hits cinema screens this week, local democracy reporter Jason Noble caught up with Screen Suffolk to find out just how important it is for filming in the county

A Suffolk special school's commitment to the wellbeing of its staff and students has been recognised with a top award.

Plans to develop residential accommodation and a day care centre for brain injury patients has been given approval - and will help to stop people having to travel hundreds of miles for appropriate care.

Visitors to a popular Suffolk National Trust property are being invited to become a part of history by "leaving a lasting imprint" ahead of a £5million renovation project.

Businesses have been challenged to put their money-making skills to the test in aid of Suffolk's St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Neighbours have raised fears that their village is becoming "more like a small town" with the likely approval of a new 60-home estate.

After two decades of managing and conducting a successful Suffolk ladies' choir, its founder will wave goodbye following the group's final concert of the season.

A group of travellers who set up camp on playing fields in Mildenhall are being evicted today after the council took action.

A planned new multi-million pound science, technology, engineering and maths academy in Bury St Edmunds has been axed after the government pulled funding due to a lack of students.

The life stories of 18 men listed on First and Second World War memorials in a Suffolk village are being told for the first time in a new book.

A Suffolk drug dealer has been jailed for more than four years after police received a tip off from a concerned member of the public.

Suffolk was hit by thunderstorms last night - but scorching weather could be just around the corner.

A Bury St Edmunds primary school was closed yesterday after part of the ceiling in a nursery classroom collapsed.

Two colleges in Suffolk have been given government backing to deliver new vocational courses designed as an alternative to A-levels.

An American military veteran will return to Suffolk at the weekend as part of a reunion tour of a World War Two bomb group.

William 'Doughy' Palmer helped organise response to 'The Great Lockout of 1874', when landowners shut out men fighting for more pay

Cherry cake and pound cake still popular in 2019 − and we like doughnuts, blackcurrant sundaes and Viennese fingers

West Suffolk Council has reassured music-lovers there are "no plans" to cancel the Bury St Edmunds Nearly Festival, amid fears the event could be shut down.

OFTEC recommends thousands of homeowners in East Anglia who use heating oil to warm their homes should consider a new fuel made from food waste as a low carbon alternative.

An international learning festival boasting a heavyweight line-up of more than 90 speakers from across the educational and technological spectrum will take place in Bury St Edmunds next week.

Health professionals in Suffolk are advising people to keep cool and look out for others during next week's predicted spell of hot weather.

Ed Sheeran was among the celebrities at the Gorleston premiere of Danny Boyle's new Beatles-inspired film Yesterday - which stars the Suffolk pop sensation in a cameo role.

A Suffolk-based outdoor adventure company has been presented with a prestigious health and safety award in recognition of its risk management on activity sites across the UK.

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Yesterday, 12:33

Champion will face champion in a superfight to determine the best amateur featherweight in the region at Cage Warriors Academy South East 24 in Colchester this October.

A new Facebook page has been set up to bring together runners of all ages and abilities from across Suffolk and North-East Essex, and it is already attracting big numbers.

Tony Garnett brings you all the latest news from the Suffolk and Essex golfing scene - including the Seaton Robson Trophy and Hambro Cup.

Sudbury were held to a 'frustrating' draw by West Suffolk rivals Bury St Edmunds in a Reed Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League clash at Friars Street, but it remains very tight at the top end of the table.

Tony Gavin and Sara Bird were crowned champions at the annual Glasswells Bury Friday Five, held at Nowton Park in fine running conditions this evening.

The family of a teenage speedway rider who remains in a serious condition following a crash say he is 'going to win this race' as he continues to fight for his life.

Former speedway aces MARK LORAM & CHRIS LOUIS join MIKE BACON for a special podcast.

MILDENHALL's resurgence continued with a fourth win from their last five matches, in the Read Brothers East Anglian Premier League, at the expense of local rivals Burwell & Exning on Saturday.

Saint Edmund Pacers recorded a notable triple at the Sudbury Joggers Friday Five, held in warm and dry conditions from Great Cornard Sports Centre last Friday evening.

So, given the chance what would your 'favourite ever' Ipswich Witches team be? Well MIKE BACON is giving you that chance to tell the world. Send in your favourite ever side... Here is his.

After an eight kilometre race of attrition at West Suffolk Wheelers' grass track meet, Laurence Lisher (Green Arrow) finally dropped his last two rivals to take the big event of the afternoon - the "8K" being the counting event in the National League.

Following on from his popular top 10 Non-League teams of the season MIKE BACON has taken a look at 14 of last season's outstanding non-league matches...

This is PART TWO... The top seven...

In this week's column, Nino Severino shares his pride and admiration for British tennis star Jo Konta, after her fantastic run to the semi-finals of the French Open, and ahead of the Wimbledon Championships.

More than ten years have passed since she was denied her moment in the spotlight - and Goldie Sayers admits she can't wait to finally receive her Olympic bronze medal, writes Andy Baber.

Following on from his popular top 10 Non-League teams of the season, MIKE BACON takes a look at 14 of last season's outstanding non-league matches... In PART ONE, he counts down from 14 to eight. PART TWO, the top seven, comes up tomorrow.

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