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A charity-run cafe saved on the brink of closure has reopened to a joyous community in west Suffolk.

A 20-year-old man is wanted by Suffolk police in connection with a number of burglary and assault offences.

A Suffolk headteacher has said that it could take years to evaluate the impact missing school during the coronavirus lockdown has had students in Suffolk.

Community leaders are urging residents of Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds to “not get complacent” following a large rise in coronavirus cases which are being transmitted via households.

A man who kicked two police officers in separate alcohol-fuelled incidents in Newmarket has been ordered to complete 200 hours of unpaid work.

A coronavirus alert has been issued to residents in Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds following a large rise in positive cases.

A woman caught drink-driving in Newmarket after spending time at the pub has been banned from the road for two years.

Emergency services were called after a car ended up on its side after it crashed into a tree.

People in Ipswich and West Suffolk have been urged to “act now” to halt rising Covid-19 infection rates in their neighbourhoods.

The number of thefts and criminal damage at Suffolk’s churches has risen sharply in the last year, it has emerged.

People in Suffolk can have their say on plans for a ‘healing’ woodland space in memory of those who died from Covid-19, with a new survey having been launched.

The Ipswich mum who helped bring the rainbow trail movement to the UK has hailed plans for neighbours to ring their bells together on Christmas Eve for “bringing hope to families”.

The number of workers under the government’s furlough scheme in Suffolk dropped significantly in August, latest statistics have revealed.

With just days to go until Halloween celebrations begin, we are on the hunt for some of the best pumpkin carvings in Suffolk.

A stretch of the A14 outside Bury St Edmunds will be closed on weeknights until December to allow for the road to be resurfaced.

Remember, remember! With more people planning Bonfire Night celebrations at home this year, Suffolk council bosses are sending out safety warnings.

Two teenagers have been assaulted while walking through the streets of Bury St Edmunds.

A total of 38 students are isolating after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19 at the Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds.

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Luke Deal had to make a dramatic early exit from his breakfast show on Saturday after discovering his house was on fire.

The A140 is expected to remain closed at Earl Stonham well into this morning, after a 55 tonne truck crashed into a garden wall yesterday afternoon.

Two months of roadworks have been organised for the A14 near Ipswich in the new year – starting just four days after the Brexit transition period ends when port queues are expected to be at their worst.

An “amazing” 22-year-old who suddenly died after health complications from Type 1 diabetes would be proud to see how people rallied round to raise money in her memory, her best friend has said.

Dog welfare organisations are warning pets could be spooked by this year’s back-garden fireworks - and reaching out to help owners.

Plans have been lodged to restore a Rougham warehouse used by a cafe and cooking school after the building was scorched in a fire earlier this year.

Hospital chiefs are warning people not to be complacent as latest data showed a slight increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the region’s hospitals.

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Community sport

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Both Bury Town and Leiston bowed out of the FA Cup at the fourth qualifying round stage on Saturday afternoon, but only after delivering brave displays and taking the lead in both matches.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the happenings at Portman Road after Town’s first defeat of the season at Doncaster. And he looks ahead to the Lincoln trip...

Bury Town are by no means a one-man band – they have the core potential to be a very successful team this season – but Carlos Edwards has added that missing ingredient at Ram Meadow.

Bury Town chairman, Russell Ward, has revealed that the club would consider refusing to re-play last night’s abandoned Isthmian League match, if it was decided that the original result could not stand.

Bury Town 5 Witham Town 0 (match abandoned)

Explore the county’s stunning countryside... on your bike.

Bury Town fans had a taste of Carlos Edwards in action for their side last season, and now the 41-year-old ex-Ipswich Town star is set to play a bigger part in the Blues’ 2020-21 campaign after signing full-time for the Ram Meadow club.

Tributes have been paid to a former director and long-standing fan of Bury Town Football Club who has died at the age of 81.

Explore the sights of Suffolk on bike with these more rural routes.

Danny Ayres’ partner has spoken about his struggles off the track after an inquest was opened into the speedway star’s death.

The inquest into the sudden death of Danny Ayres, the speedway star signed to race for the Ipswich Witches, will begin today.

Which stars from our region have represented Team GB across the last 100 years?

Tributes have been paid to Stephen Williams, a well-known member of the Suffolk running and cycling community, who died last week.

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.

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