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Visitors took a step back in time for a day down on the farm.

Community leaders say the year-long trial to allow cycling on Felixstowe’s promenade has not yet started – and people riding their bikes are breaking the law.

Energy company bosses are to start looking at proposals for public access to a newly-created nature reserve to help mitigate the impact of Sizewell C should it be built.

A restaurateur has praised the ‘honourable’ parents of an Ipswich thief involved in a ‘dine and dash’ after they paid the £147 bill their daughter and her fellow diner left behind.

A secret bidder last week paid £6,200 for the iconic Ed Sheer-Ham artwork from the Pigs Gone Wild trail and today we can reveal the real buyer was actually Suffolk singer and star of the new Bridget Jones movie, Ed Sheeran.

A church is growing its congregation with a quiet contemplative service which starts in its chancel and ends in the pub next door.

A man has died following a motorcycle crash in Blythburgh this morning.

Work is set to start on a £90,000 three-year venture which could transform the fortunes of an east Suffolk town and help it prepare for future growth.

Owners of an east Suffolk business centre are looking to convert some of its older buildings into residential use – while finding new sites for those being displaced.

A teenager punched a taxi driver several times while he was on the ground after his mum gave the cabbie a tip, a court heard.

Jewellery expert Geoffrey Munn has been a familiar face for many years on television screens as an Antiques Roadshow valuer.

An inmate is back in a secure jail after nipping out of Hollesley Bay open prison without permission to buy alcohol before trying to smuggle it back in.

Gallery: Aldeburgh Food Festival brings in the crowds

Sunday, September 25, 2016

A festival showcasing the best of Suffolk produce enjoyed bumper crowds this weekend.

One of Suffolk’s best-known and most prominent landmarks has been put up for sale with a price tag of £5million.

A coastal resort is to lose its Tourist Information Centre – because it is not being used enough.

It is the proud centrepiece of many an English village - but in one Suffolk community it is disappearing by the day.

Just months after agreeing where thousands of new homes will be built over the next decade, community leaders are now faced with finding sites for even more in the following years.

Acclaimed musical Made in Dagenham opens at The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich today.

A community group has formed to take over a fire-damaged Suffolk pub after its owners were refused permission to tear down and replace the historic inn.

An allotments site in east Suffolk is said to have descended into “anarchy” with a rat infestation that is feared to be affecting nearby homes.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

A Suffolk couple are hoping to have raised £1,000 for their residents’ association after completing a gruelling nine hour tandem trip covering 100 miles on one of the hottest days of the year.

Ryman Premier Division leaders Leiston head to Reigate today as their quest for success in the FA Cup continues, writes Dave Rees.

A win for Woodbridge Town in the FA Vase, plus a round-up of our Thurlow Nunn Division teams.

This was the first ever competitive match between these two in-form sides and it was Thurlow Nunn Premier League Thetford who came out on top against their Division One opponents in an entertaining game.

Framlingham Town face their biggest challenge as a Thurlow Nunn League side to date today when they travel to Premier Division high-flyers, Thetford Town, in the First Qualifying Round of the FA Vase.

After scoring over 100 goals in three seasons Matt Blake was a much sought-after striker.

When he takes to the roads in a charity bike ride next month, cyclist Danny Driver is expecting to stand out amongst the sea of high tech bicycles and Lycra.

Strong winds failed to deter archers’ enjoyment of an annual tournament held in Suffolk over the weekend.

Ten-man Braintree Town slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Maidstone United in the Conference Premier on Tuesday night, Bobby-Joe Taylor scoring twice in the first half.

An archery group in east Suffolk is hosting a regional tournament this weekend, which it hopes can raise the profile of the sport.

Despite being profoundly deaf, Evie Lake is determined to be a winner in life – and is already an inspiration to everyone who knows her.

A football club’s dream of a new clubhouse and changing rooms fit for the 21st Century has moved a step closer with the award of a £50,000 grant.

The 2016/17 season fixtures have been released by the English Football League for the Championship, League One and League Two.

A crowd of thousands descended on the Suffolk seaside to watch some of the world’s best cyclists embark on the third edition of the Aviva Women’s Tour.

Gallery: Women’s Tour 2016 - Are you a face in the crowd?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Were you out supporting Lizzie Armitstead and Emma Johansson as they cycled through Suffolk today?

Today the eyes of the cycling world will be firmly fixed on our region as the Aviva Women’s Tour gets under way.

The world’s top women cyclists left Suffolk this morning on day one of The Women’s Tour 2016.

A number of the world’s top cyclists will be racing through Suffolk and into Norfolk tomorrow as the 2016 Women’s Tour of Britain gets underway.

The Aviva Women’s Tour is coming to East Anglia once again next week with the Grand Depart taking place in our very own Southwold.

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