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The fire service and an ambulance have been called after a woman became ‘trapped’ under a horse.

A man who has recently survived prostate cancer is concerned men aren’t going to their doctor for check ups during the coronavirus pandemic - and has warned it cannot wait.

With lockdown restrictions lifting just in time for summer, campsites across East Anglia are now reopening – with updated social distancing and hygiene measures in place.

A race equality campaigner has spoken out against “unlawful discrimination” ahead of a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in Ipswich.

Two teenage girls have been left with black eyes following an assault involving another group of girls in Bury St Edmunds.

Three more McDonald’s restaurants in Suffolk have reopened as the gradual relaxing of the coronavirus lockdown continues.

Greggs stores across Suffolk could be open as soon as mid-June after the company’s trial reopening in the north-east of England was successful.

With children off school and getting bored during the coronavirus lockdown, community wardens in Sudbury have thought up a way to keep youngsters occupied.

Fears have been raised over Suffolk’s Frankie & Benny’s restaurants after reports a “large number” of outlets will remain closed after lockdown.

Another day, another collection of beautiful gardens from our readers across Suffolk and Essex.

The Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group at Suffolk County Council has adopted a new leader.

Plans to build drive-thru Costa and McDonald’s stores in Newmarket - which will create 75 new jobs - have been given the go ahead, more than 18 months after first being lodged.

Hundreds of people treated for Covid-19 infections at Suffolk and north Essex hospitals have recovered enough to return home, it has emerged.

Schools in Suffolk have continued to adapt to the “new normal” after reopening to more children this week as part of eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Suffolk tourism chiefs and business owners say the industry is desperate to get going and is optimistic that it can make something of the remainder of 2020.

Race campaign leaders have said ‘the time for action is now’ after a public health review shows that black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) residents are more likely to die from coronavirus.

Mental health experts in Suffolk have produced a support pack for schools to help anxious pupils through their return from coronavirus lockdown.

We have been inundated with your garden photos – has yours made it into today’s gallery?

The death toll from coronavirus at Suffolk’s care homes remains in double figures this week – but new deaths are at their lowest level since the beginning of April, figures reveal.

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

Incredible drone footage shows Suffolk firefighters tackling a huge blaze at a Suffolk barn in the early hours of this morning.

A driver speeding at a shocking 140mph on the A14 in Suffolk during the coronavirus lockdown has been branded as “utterly irresponsible”.

New signage, tape markings and perspex screens are to be used to help Bury St Edmunds shops be “Covid-secure” when they reopen on June 15.

There were no coronavirus-related deaths reported in Suffolk and north Essex by NHS England on Tuesday.

A Suffolk river has seen an increase in its fish population and cleaner water thanks to a year-long rejuvenation project.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

The famous 2000 Guineas Stakes horseracing event at Newmarket Racecourse will be the first major sporting event held in Britain for three months after the Covid-19 lockdown.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has spoken openly about his son Christopher’s struggles with mental health as part of a new campaign.

Suffolk Bowls has lost one of its greatest-ever players following the death of Derek Johnson, writes Steve Prentice.

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Bury Town manager, Ben Chenery, has backed the Football Association’s decision to declare the 2019-20 season, in non-league from steps three down to seven, as null and void with all results expunged, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Looking for a subject now that all cycle racing is suspended, I discovered that it was exactly 50 years ago, in March 1970, that men and women were first allowed to compete together in the same open cycling time trial, writes Fergus Muir.

An inspirational Suffolk teenage speedway star battling his way back to health after suffering serious brain injuries in a crash is to talk at a conference about his fightback.

Suffolk’s leading non-league clubs should learn more about the fate of this season, in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak, following tonight’s conference call involving the various leagues’ representatives.

Ipswich Town won the FA Cup on May 6, 1978 when they beat Arsenal 1-0 in the Wembley final – Roger Osborne the scorer.

Here are a few pictorial memories of that wonderful ‘day in May’, and the run to the final.

Bury Town chairman, Russell Ward, believes that it might ultimately be best to look towards starting next season on time, rather than trying to eventually complete all matches from the current, frozen season.

Suffolk enjoyed another fantastic day at the annual English Schools National Cross Country Championships, held at Sefton Park in Liverpool on Saturday, spearheaded by Ben Peck’s terrific win in the junior boys’ race.

Bury Town manager, Ben Chenery, has described the BetVictor Isthmian League’s decision to postpone this weekend’s games, and the following midweek fixtures, as “the right decision.”

It’s not long now until the start of the Premiership speedway season and Ipswich Witches will be looking to go one better than last year when they lost in the play-off final. MIKE BACON takes a look.

Bury Town skipper, Ollie Fenn, does not want “the hard work to go to waste” as his side continue to contest a play-off berth during the last couple of months of this campaign.

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