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The coldsnap that has gripped Suffolk and north Essex this weekend is to continue over coming days, forecasters have warned.

A market town's football club is looking to make upgrades to its ground that would see seating capacity increase by 40%.

Do you know someone who lives in Ipswich who is a hit on Instagram? Or a blogger or vlogger that loves shouting about what Suffolk has to offer?

Friends have named an adored and much-loved Suffolk mum-of-two allegedly stabbed to death - and set up a fund to help her children.

Are you taking part in Veganuary? Or just looking to try something a bit different? Take a look at our roundup of seven places to try vegan sausage rolls in Suffolk, including Portman Road stadium and even West Suffolk Hospital.

A well-established independent shoe shop is leaving Bury St Edmunds' high street - but this is not a story of a business in decline.

Traffic could be disrupted near Bury St Edmunds as cars involved in a crash are recovered.

Earlier this week it was revealed the Scottish FA are expected to ban children from heading footballs - but should Suffolk follow suit?

Founded in 1981, Eastgate Amateur Boxing Club has enjoyed much success both in and out of the ring over the years.

A film director who's worked with stars like Samuel L Jackson has chosen to use the region's sugar beet to make a new kind of vodka.

Brave Suffolk soldier spent 18 hours dodging artillery fire, machine-gun bullets and snipers during critical mission

A man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a woman in Newmarket.

A drug-dealer, a burglar who targeted elderly women and a drunk hospital visitor who stole laughing gas from an ambulance are among the criminals who have been sentenced to time in prison this week.

Icy weather is on its way to Suffolk and north Essex - with parts of East Anglia set to endure plunging temperatures of as low as -5C.

Changes proposed for parking charges in Bury St Edmunds have sparked angry reaction from the business community and residents who say increases could "kill the town".

A man with 253 previous convictions spanning 30 years has been jailed for nine months at Ipswich Crown Court.

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

Plans have been unveiled to bring up to 20 council sites forward for housing developments - with nearly £11 million pledged to kick start the scheme.

A 29-year-old mum from Sudbury is giving a new lease of life to a police station by opening her "dream" body piercing shop, after years of caring for her late grandmother.

A newly married couple from Bury St Edmunds are starting off their life together by getting into shape - with the help of Channel 4's How to Lose Weight Well.

The case of a woman stabbed to death in Newmarket will be referred to the police watchdog because the victim had previously contacted Suffolk Constabulary.

Organisers have cancelled the Bury St Edmunds parkrun tomorrow due to "the dreadful muddy state of the course".

A Suffolk woman has appeared at the Old Bailey in London accused of trying to solicit the murder of her ex-husband.

More than 1,000 people are expected to visit an unusual Ipswich vintage sale, where shoppers pay for pre-loved, retro clothing items by weight.

A drug-driver who crashed after driving at speeds of up to 115mph during a ten mile police chase in west Suffolk has been jailed for 14 months.

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Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, declared Saturday's convincing 4-1 home win over lowly Felixstowe & Walton United as a "really good win," following the recent defeats to Canvey Island, Heybridge Swifts and Aveley.

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There is no cause for panic at Ram Meadow, despite a hat-trick of defeats for high-flying Bury Town in Isthmian League North since the turn of the year.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they look into their crystal ball.

Newmarket Town are enjoying a fine season in Thurlow Nunn Premier and are up to second after an impressive run of results.

Ruby Vinton recorded the biggest margin of victory, as Suffolk's leading junior athletes took part in the Suffolk Schools Series 'B' Cross Country Championships, staged at Woodbridge School last Thursday.

Faced with some fiendish off-camber corners in the Stow Scramble at Haughley, women's winner Imogen Chastell did not hesitate to dismount and run, swirling her bike round in her wake, writes Fergus Muir.

AFC Sudbury 1st team striker and Academy second year scholar Freddie King has again been picked to represent the England Colleges team in their European competition next month.

Nico Covatti is the sixth member of Ipswich 'Tru Plant' Witches team of 2020, writes Henry Chard.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the goings-on at Ipswich Town and admits it's tough going right now!

Culford School hosted the annual Suffolk County Cross Country Championships, with runners relishing the muddy conditions and a cold breeze over varying distances, and in numerous age groups.

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Bury Town boss Ben Chenery has praised his side's "phenomenal record" of having only lost two league games this season, going into the new year.

Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, praised his match-winner Cemal Ramadan following today's impressive 2-1 win away at Cambridge City, which completed a first league double of the season for the Ram Meadow club.

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