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Yesterday, 18:22

Phillip Dunnett, chairman of Saxmundham Town Council, said the town’s infrastructure was already “crumbling” and urged residents to make their views known.

Four men from the Ukraine are facing people smuggling charges after a yacht with 19 migrants on board landed on the Suffolk coast.

Youngsters from a primary school have planted 3,300 crocus and daffodil bulbs to bring a splash of colour to their village.

A Suffolk-based charity has broken the world record for the longest fashion show – raising £24,000 for its work in the process.

Three nationally-acclaimed poets will be taking to the stage at the Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge to inspire the next generation of Suffolk’s young writers.

Youngsters passionate about their planet and its future held a ‘green’ evening to share what they had learned and educate others.

Macmillan Cancer Support is sending its ‘Dougie’ bus to Notcutts garden centre in Woodbridge to offer free, specialist information for people affected by cancer, as well as those who are worried about their risk and symptoms.

As the leaves have started falling and the autumn half term edges closer, be one step ahead with your plans and check out our list of things to do on Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22.

First-time buyers have cause for optimism as average house prices appeared to fall in the last three months, according to a survey by property website Zoopla.

Unprecedented demand on A&Es in Suffolk and north Essex has seen paramedics facing soaring delays handing over patients, figures reveal.

The autumn half term is approaching as quick as the leaves are falling, so make sure you’re one step ahead and get your days planned with our guide.

A Suffolk man with an “appalling” criminal record has been made the subject of a criminal behaviour order (CBO) banning him from swearing and being drunk in public.

Weather forecasters are warning another storm could be on its way to the UK this weekend – bringing gusts of up to 70mph to East Anglia.

A bestselling author who has a love for Suffolk has described how much of an influence the county’s landscape has on her work as part of her address receiving an honorary degree from the University of Suffolk.

The first graduates of the University of Suffolk since it secured independence status last year gathered in Ipswich today to celebrate years of hard work.

The Layers on the edge of Saxmundham has been enjoyed and used by residents for more than a century for recreation, as venue for the Suffolk Show, a camp for troops in the Second World War, farmland, and as a haven for wildlife.

Train operator Greater Anglia is running extra services for the East Anglian derby this weekend.

Lord and Lady Somerleyton have offered a cash reward for the safe return of a lost family heirloom.

Increasing numbers of parents are applying online for a Year 7 place for their children. Find out everything you need to know about how to apply for secondary schools in Suffolk for September 2018.

A Suffolk castle which inspired an Ed Sheeran hit song has been listed in the top 10 spookiest English Heritage sites.

It is hoped a youth club will be up and running again in Kesgrave in the new year.

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Yesterday, 09:36

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers issued a rallying call to his team-mates ahead of Sunday’s derby clash with Norwich City telling them “now is the time to stand-up and be counted.”

Two stalwarts of the Suffolk football community have been recognised with the presentation of FA 50-year service awards, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk fell to an overall 19-17 defeat at Cleveland in the British Inter County Championship Division Two at the weekend, having let slip a seemingly impregnable overnight lead.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.

Train operator Greater Anglia is running extra services for the East Anglian derby this weekend.

More than 1,200 young players took to the field for the ninth Woodbridge Rugby Club under 7-12 Festival.

Harry Fricker of Kesgrave High School, whose handicap is scratch, won the Suffolk Schools’ Championship title at Hintlesham with a three under par round of 69, writes Tony Garnett.

Leiston moved to the top of the Bostik Premier Division after a 2-0 win away to Dorking Wanderers on Saturday, writes Craig Cooper.

Woodbridge Town progressed to the third round of the Suffolk Senior Cup and knocked out last season’s runners up with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Cranes Sports at Notcutts Park.

Struggling Long Melford put up a fight against star-packed Stowmarket but fell 2-1 at home.

Leiston play their first game away in the league since their 2-0 victory at Lowestoft Town at the end of August today.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Southwold 55

Newmarket 7

Southwold kept up their perfect start to the season and stayed top of the league with a comprehensive home victory.

Women’s National Championships East 1

Southwold Swallows 0

Woodbridge Amazons 40

The bragging rights in Suffolk returned south to Woodbridge on Sunday as the Amazons blew away the Swallows of Southwold, writes Ian Girling.

A play-off between two former Suffolk Open champions, Jamie Abbott (2005) and Jamie Moul (2001), was needed to settle first prize in the Jamega Tour Championship at Old Fold Manor.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Holt 18

Woodbridge Warriors 13

Within ten minutes Angus Clogg kicked a Woodbridge penalty and James Wyatt did likewise for Holt.

Woodbridge Town went back to the top-of-the-table in Thurlow One this week and tomorrow host the team they replaced – King’s Lynn Reserves.

Felixstowe Harpers first-team boss Peter Gorham is hoping his side can keep themselves in the top four by Christmas.

Leiston boss Glenn Driver has praised his side after another victory in midweek keeps the Blues the only undefeated side in Bostik Premier.

Jo Woodward and Amanda Norman of Felixstowe Ferry won the Haskell Cup with a 6 and 5 victory over Abbie Symonds and Helen Bray in the final at Haverhill.

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