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The man who died while celebrating his brother’s birthday at a Suffolk go-karting track suffered a traumatic chest injury, the opening of his inquest has heard.

A stretch of the A12 was partially blocked by the wreckage of a four-car crash this afternoon.

The wife of a Woodbridge man who went missing while walking in France three months ago says she has been ‘wrapped in a cloak of love’ by people in the town since his disappearance.

It’s nearly Halloween and there is a variety of events across Suffolk this half term to keep your little monsters entertained no matter what their age.

Diverse business community to be celebrated with first BME Awards

Police are investigating a fight outside a licensed store in Lowestoft in which a member of the public was injured.

Consultants are set to be employed to help an east Suffolk market town get work under way on a blueprint to shape its future.

Remains of a ship that sank to the seabed off the Suffolk coast around 500 years ago have been categorised as being “at risk” in an updated list of the nation’s heritage treasures published today.

Suffolk’s pantomime season is almost upon us, but which of the county’s festive treats will you see this year?

Police say they are getting to grips with drug-dealing in Leiston after a series of arrests in the town.

It was known to those who worked there as The Cathedral, and its assembly line was in operation long before Henry Ford started using the method to mass produce his famous cars.

Flood alerts are in place in several coastal areas in Suffolk and north-east Essex as high spring tides affect low-lying parts of the country.

“Great reservations” were expressed last night about the effectiveness of fining parents of children who miss school after new stats showed Suffolk County Council handed out more fines than any other local authority last year.

Families who have children with conditions such as diabetes and lung, heart and kidney problems are being called upon to take part in a study which could help other children to stay will in the future.

A star of television and film has spoken of the “incredible honour” of being awarded one of the University of Suffolk’s first honorary doctorates.

A £2million-plus project to improve one of Suffolk’s best-known museums and create a better experience for visitors has taken a major step forward with Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) backing for the work.

Remember, remember the 5th of November - and this year Guy Fawkes night falls on a Saturday, meaning almost every major fireworks display in Suffolk takes place on the night itself.

Proposals to move a resort’s main post office into the town’s WHSmith store will go ahead – despite protests from community leaders and residents.

The new owners of a much-loved Suffolk pub say its ongoing restoration has brought centuries of untold history out of the woodwork – and an outpouring of nostalgia from the local community.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Less than three months into the season and Ryman Premier Division leaders Leiston head into their first “six-pointer” of the campaign, at third-placed Havant & Waterlooville this afternoon.

A Capel Plough player has thanked his club and the SIL community for their support, after he suffered a broken leg in a recent Senior Division game.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver issued a “massive thank you” to the club’s supporters after their Emirates FA Cup run came to an end following an agonising defeat at Westfields in the fourth qualifying round on Saturday.

Leiston are 90 minutes away from potentially mixing it with Football League big-boys such as Bolton Wanderers, Sheffield United or Portsmouth.

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?

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