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Yesterday, 17:58

People trying to trace their ancestors will be able to get some expert help at an open day taking place on Saturday.

A Suffolk MP has given up something slightly different for Lent this year – and has joined a group of Conservative MPs in Parliament giving up single use plastics.

What are the places you love along the county’s coastal strip, the iconic landmarks and features you would include.

Therese Coffey repeated concerns over the ability of UK’s largest multi-academy trust to turn around the failing Felixstowe Academy.

Clinicians at the region’s mental health trust are too busy to complete mandatory basic life support training, it has been revealed.

Two large trailers have been stolen from private land in Hollesley.

Steam icon Oliver Cromwell will travel through Suffolk today as the engine is to make what could be its final journey before retirement.

For visitors it could be a gentle ride down Felixstowe’s Promenade.

A woman from Woodbridge has says she was left traumatised following a procedure to fit a vaginal mesh at Ipswich Hospital.

A drop in consultation event will be held next week so member of the public can have their say on a significant development in a Suffolk village.

Over 1,000 people have signed an MP’s petition calling for the trust behind the under-fire Felixstowe Academy to be removed, but senior leaders still insist they will turn around the school.

With KFC branches up and down the country closed or offering a limited menu due to a chicken shortage - here is a list of alternative chicken restaurants to help you through the crisis.

Suffolk’s highways website has been inundated with problem reports – many from frustrated drivers issuing angry warnings about the “dangerous” condition of the county’s roads.

The inquest opened today into the death of Stowmarket resident Jessie Searle, whose UKIP councillor husband has been charged with her murder.

Pupils at Woodbridge School delighted audiences with an “incredibly slick” performance of classic The Sound of Music.

A debate will be held in the House on Commons this week on whether England should adopt an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system.

Suffolk popstar Ed Sheeran arrives at BRIT Awards ceremony - wearing a wedding ring?

Bosses at a fast food chain have warned that stores could face disruption due to delivery issues for the rest of the week.

Vote opens for a Suffolk charitiesto get a boost from Hopkins Homes community fund.

A pedestrian crossing fault at the A12 Martlesham Park & Ride roundabout could be to blame for reports of “standstill” traffic in the Martlesham and Kesgrave areas this morning.

The equivalent of 92 ambulance staff shifts were lost in January due to delays at A&E in Suffolk and north Essex, it has been revealed.

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Yesterday, 13:23

In the final round of the Revel Outdoors Winter Series, held on Shouldham Warren, Seb Herrod (Absolute Black) challenged the supremacy of Andrew Cockburn in the Three-Hour Men’s race and as battle was joined the pair opened a very large gap on the rest of the field, writes Fergus Muir.

With 11 games to go, Felixstowe & Walton United will be looking over their shoulder in the coming weeks as the pressure at the top increases, and those closest start to make inroads into their games in hand, writes Phil Griffiths.

NC East 1

Lakenham Hewitt 5

Woodbridge Amazons 44

Sitting third in the league prior to this weekend, a mouth-watering trip to bottom placed Lakenham Hewitt meant the Woodbridge Amazons could keep the pressure up on the two sides above them, writes Ian Girling.

London 3 East

Wisbech 19

Woodbridge Warriors 34

Woodbridge started vigorously, the Warriors pushing up-field for Jamie Smith to kick three penalty points.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Southwold 30

Stowmarket 27

The match-up between the top two teams in London 3 Eastern Counties proved to be an all-time classic which will live long in the memory of those lucky enough to be there, writes David Vaughan.

A dogged performance from Framlingham Town saw the Castlemen keep another clean sheet, Danny Smith score his 100th senior goal and young Portuguese Sini Rodrigues net his first for the club in a fine 3-0 win over Swaffham in Thurlow Nunn One.

Thurlow Nunn First Division

Holland FC 1

Woodbridge Town 3

Woodbridge Town maintained their lead at the top of the table with another away win on a difficult pitch, writes John Middleditch.

Bostik Premier

Leiston 3

Billericay Town 1

Billericay, the Bostik Premier champions elect, were brushed aside by a magnificent Leiston performance that made a mockery of the form book, writes John Campany.

After three league defeats in as many matches, Leiston’s season doesn’t get any easier tomorrow afternoon as table-toppers Billericay Town are the visitors to Victory Road, writes Craig Cooper.

Suffolk skiing sensations Honor Bartlett and Tilly Black both started their weeks off with a bang at the English Alpine Championships with Bartlett claiming third and Black taking fourth in the girls Super-G, writes Richard Dore.

Felixstowe Ferry’s Glen Davis and Gary Howard defied the bitterly cold weather to win the better ball prize in Southwold’s Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting.

Leiston’s recent struggles in the league continued as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Merstham on Saturday.

Suffolk Senior Cup

Bramford United 2

Woodbridge Town 5

Woodbridge Town progressed to the semi-finals of the Suffolk Senior Cup as an excellent second half performance sealed the win against a home side who included ex-Woodpeckers Luke Moss and Harry Burman in their starting line up.

Former Ipswich Town footballer Kieron Dyer has revealed details of sexual abuse he suffered as a boy.

Suffolk super-horse Frankel is 10 years old today.

Mike Bacon takes a look at why 3G pitches are not loved by everyone. Also, are we going to witness a Tiger Woods comeback to rival any other sporting return?

The Felixstowe & Walton management team of Kevin O’Donnell and Ian Watson will be hoping the 14 days off, or rather, without a game, will have given their squad a chance to refocus ahead of this weekend’s trip to Newmarket Town, quickly followed by Tuesday night’s Suffolk Premier Cup tie at Bostik Premier Division, Needham Market, writes Phil Griffiths.

New Ipswich ‘Tru7.com’ Witches asset Michael Haertel says he is looking forward to learning as much as possible in his first season in British speedway, writes Henry Chard.

Manager Glenn Driver admitted he had to read the riot act to his Leiston side during the half-time interval of their 2-1 victory over Ipswich Town in the Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

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