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Young people living in rural Suffolk are at risk of feeling “locked in” and disconnected from education and employment opportunities, new research has found.

Budding entrepreneurs from Kesgrave High School have visited two of the region’s best-known hotels to get an insight into the hospitality industry.

Older and vulnerable people are today having to contemplate paying for emergency alarms to remain connected – or put up with the lifeline being cut.

A young family-of-five who moved to Portugal from Suffolk almost a decade ago have been left homeless after the country’s deadliest natural disaster in decades.

Thank you to the people of Suffolk Coastal for again giving me the great honour to be your MP.

Students at Framlingham College Prep School enjoyed an inspiring week of activities to celebrate science.

Families attending a much-hyped Suffolk pop concert have described how young fans’ excitement turned to tears as drunken crowds reportedly became violent amid “scenes from hell”.

A primary school’s latest theatrical production was deemed a ‘giant’ success.

Stunning contemporary home by the River Deben at Waldringfield, comes with amazing views across the river.

The RSPB and Suffolk Police are appealing for information after an East Anglian nesting colony of one of Britain’s rarest breeding seabirds was raided by egg thieves.

A Suffolk mother’s nighttime anxieties have been lifted by the donation of a lifesaving device.

Each year, Carers Week promotes the work of unpaid millions.

Construction of Britain’s first new nuclear power station for decades has today come under fire – with the Government’s own monitoring body saying the deal has “locked consumers into a risky and expensive” project.

Double amputee Shaun Whiter who lost both his legs after being hit by a dangerous driver last year will be a guest speaker at Suffolk County Council’s Raising the Bar Awards at Trinity Park next Monday. Every finalist has also been announced.

A village which is casting a sixth bell for its church tower to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War is holding a special event this weekend.

A Suffolk police officer has been sacked for gross misconduct after being convicted of intending to pervert the course of justice.

Growing concerns have been raised in Woodbridge over plans for housing at the old offices of Suffolk Coastal District Council.

Classic minis will be on show at Ipswich Waterfront after taking part in a Suffolk landmark ‘treasure hunt’ for a child sexual abuse charity on Sunday.

Top billing at the National Portrait Gallery, London for Suffolk artist Ania.

Coastguard chiefs are warning people not to climb on the rocks at Ness Point after two young girls were cut off by the tide.

A survey by Zoopla found that Aldeburgh and Southwold had the second and third highest average property values for seaside towns across the UK.

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Thurlow Nunn clubs are starting to return to pre-season training but at many, recruitment has been underway for a number of weeks. Chris Brammer looks at the movers and shakers so far in East Anglia

Woodbridge Town manager Jamie Scales hopes his decision to begin pre-season early will pay dividends for the Woodpeckers in Thurlow Nunn Division One this term.

Ken King and Walter Sedgwick won the Melton Bowls Club Invitation EBF Three Bowl Pairs Tournament, in one of the closest contest for many years.

Do you know your Dylan Connollys from your Jack Dohertys?

It promises to be a keen Stenson Shield tussle on Saturday between Ipswich, who have so many category one players, and Diss who travel to Purdis Heath with James Biggs and Josh Driver who were first and second in the Suffolk Amateur Championship.

New British champion Craig Cook is at Foxhall tomorrow night as his Workington Comets side roll into town.

The fixtures for the new Championship season are released tomorrow.

The opening week of fixtures in the Thurlow Nunn Premier and Division One have been announced.

The South East and East Senior cycle speedway squad continued their dominance of the 2017 Supertrax Battle of Britain series, comfortably winning their first home match of the season against the North and Scotland at Whitton Sports Centre, Ipswich, at the weekend.

Ipswich ‘Tru7.com’ Witches rider Rory Schlein finished third in Monday’s British Championship Final at Belle Vue as 2016 winner Danny King exited at the semi-final stage, with Craig Cook crowned the new champion.

Stowmarket Hambro captain Henry Cutting made tactical changes to his team for the visit to Seckford.

Stowmarket Town’s latest signing Ethan Clarke revealed how he and new team-mate, Ollie Brown, received offers from Bostik North side AFC Sudbury, before opting to sign for Rick Andrews’ men.

Ipswich Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins has asked for his riders to learn from the catalogue of mistakes that cost the Suffolk victory at Edinburgh on Friday night.

I don’t have a personal view of Raheem Sterling, the man.

Ipswich Town discovered their opponents in the Carabao Cup earlier today, and were also close to signing Manchester City winger Bersant Celina and Rangers striker, Joe Garner.

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