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More than 900 applications for home to school transport in Suffolk are yet to be processed despite the fact term starts in less than two weeks time.

If you need a pharmacy on bank holiday Monday, August 26, check our guide to see which shops in your area will be open.

The A14 was closed eastbound towards Ipswich due to an oil spill which caused severe delays.

Today students across Suffolk and North Essex will receive their GCSE Results.

Villagers' hopes to save their pub have been "revitalised" after its owner agreed to reduce the price.

Recently retired council staff in East Suffolk could be drafted in to help with post-Brexit problems at the Port of Felixstowe.

A rare Bronze Age shield, unearthed by a metal detectorist on a Suffolk farm, is set to go under the auctioneer's hammer.

Former cabinet minister Lord Tebbit and award-winning photographer Tom Murray will be two of the panellists taking questions from the public in a Q&A for Fornham All Saints village festival.

Five people have been arrested as police investigate a number of assaults where liquid, thought to be fruit squash, was thrown in the faces of women in Suffolk.

A rural Suffolk holiday centre with fishing lakes, Scandinavian-style lodges and a cottage is on the market for £1.4m.

Prospective buyers of a multi-million pound plot of land could look to build more new homes than originally granted for the site, it has been revealed.

Cupola House in Bury St Edmunds has just reopened as Sakura, where authentic Asian food is on the menu.

At the age of 40, Lou Montgomery was a busy, fun-filled mother-of-one who loved meeting friends and completing her favourite puzzle, the Rubik's Cube.

A row has broken out over cobblestones in Bury St Edmunds being taken out and replaced with asphalt.

Construction of a new McDonald's in Stowmarket is now complete - and the final touches are being put in place for the big opening of the new fast food restaurant.

A planned housing estate in Fornham All Saints could be increased from 250 homes to 330.

Campaigners have won their fight to keep a popular tribute act festival in Bury St Edmunds' Abbey Gardens.

If you need to dash to a supermarket over the August bank holiday, what time will it be open? Here's our guide to opening times.

Classic cars and motorcycles of yesteryear will be on display in Lavenham this weekend.

A stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson's popular children's book Tabby McTat is coming to Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk's oldest working water mill is hosting a traditional craft day next month.

A number of life-saving defibrillators have been stolen in the region - with fears the vital devices could be being sold abroad by organised crime gangs.

Thousands of fans with tickets to the Ed Sheeran concerts at Chantry Park over the Bank Holiday weekend are wondering what the weather has in store for them.

Hundreds of customers who poured £25m into holiday park lodges will get back just a tiny slice of their investment, according to administrators.

Pupils with special needs are significantly more likely to be suspended from mainstream education than their peers, new figures show.

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Community sport

A brave first-lap attack paid off handsomely for Gemma Melton and Francesca Hall in the Cycle Club Sudbury Road Race, writes Fergus Muir.

The 'Tru Plant' Witches host the Peterborough Panthers at Foxhall Stadium tonight in a Premiership clash that starts at 7.30pm, writes Henry Chard.

Late goals, great atmosphere, a club united once more. It's not all 100% rosy in the Ipswich Town garden, but things are heading in the right direction. MIKE BACON takes a look.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares his concerns about the negative impact of social media on the mental health of the billions of people who use it every day.

As the speedway season comes down to the final month before the Premiership play-offs begin, MIKE BACON looks at the remaining fixtures and predicts who he thinks will make the top four.

A review of the weekend action. From the National League and Isthmian League to Thurlow Nunn. And from the Southern League to the SIL

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley discusses an emotional day at the Ashes, and offers his thoughts on Jason Roy as an opening batsman.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON for another Non-League podcast episode.

Zac Herrod won an action-packed Mid-Suffolk Road Race, finally outdistancing Stephen Fuller (Cambridge CC) on the long climb to the finish through Willisham Tye.

In his weekly look at life following the Blues, MIKE BACON, remembers an encounter with Mr 'Posh', Barry Fry. And says Town really should beat Peterborough on Saturday.

Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King is celebrating his birthday this week. So, what was he up to?

Teenage speedway rider Sam Norris has made an emotional return to Mildenhall Fens Tigers just weeks after being seriously injured in a crash.

FA Cup joy for many clubs in our region and MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON give their thoughts, as well as Southern League action thoughts.

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