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Final consultation on proposals for a new twin reactor nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast will not take place until next year at the earliest.

A Suffolk-based music entrepreneur is spearheading an ambitious fund-raising event that will see over a 1,000 concerts take place across the world, including Ed Sheeran playing in a living room in Washington DC.

Paramedics and firefighters were sent to help a man who was feared to have been suffering the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning in east Suffolk this morning.

A 70-year-old former BT worker from Felixstowe, who was a safeguarding officer at his church, has been given a suspended prison sentence for downloading child porn.

Artefacts depicting the history of a medieval market town in Suffolk will go on show for a museum’s 60th anniversary.

Test your knowledge of Suffolk and European towns that are twinned together in our quiz.

A Suffolk man accused of brandishing a sword at a caravan site near Woodbridge has been cleared by a jury.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a single vehicle crash in Wickham Market at the weekend.

Church leaders are delighted with progress in their schools, which they say are committed to providing high standards of education rooted in Christian values.

A Suffolk family with American connections has reached the milestone of five generations.

Dogs could be allowed back onto the main stretch of Felixstowe’s holiday beach in summer after being banned for nearly 30 years.

A coastal hamlet has unveiled what is believed to be its first ever village sign – financed with the help of Suffolk painter, Maggi Hambling.

Care home staff at a Suffolk-based company were treated to a glitzy awards ceremony to celebrate their outstanding work.

Firefighters spent more than two hours battling a major blaze at a Suffolk barn in the early hours of this morning.

Excitement is building ahead of a Suffolk town’s seventh sausage celebration, which for the first time will feature music and dancing to accompany the meaty treats.

A Suffolk pub owner has warned campaigners trying to save it that she would not sell to them under any circumstances due to the “misery” it has caused her family.

Homeowners claim they were made to feel like criminals when police were called to a controversial Suffolk housing development to ensure there wasn’t a breach of the peace.

Hutchison Ports has announced the award of a contract for the latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe which the operator says will “further enhance Felixstowe’s ability to handle the world’s largest container ships”.

Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Association of Local Councils have joined together to relaunch Suffolk’s Most Active Communities for 2017.

Storm Aileen brought 60mph winds to Suffolk and north Essex this week, causing falling trees, blocked roads and homes without power. But what will the weather bring this weekend?

Emergency services have been called to reports that a child has been hit by a car in Felixstowe this afternoon.

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Yesterday, 11:53

London 3 Eastern Counties

Woodbridge Warriors 8

Stowmarket 20

Heavy rain made opening exchanges very slippery as Woodbridge started with a penalty attempt and intercepted the ensuing 22 drop out to maintain pressure through Tim Johnson and Tom Stokes.

Ipswich Witches team manager, Ritchie Hawkins feels his side are in much better shape mentally, than they were last season when the team reached the play-offs, writes Henry Chard.

AFC Sudbury caretaker boss Danny Laws is quite looking forward to his side’s long trip to Truro in the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Cup.

Eastern Counties Division Three

Aldeburgh & Thorpeness 35

Mistley seconds 15

Aldeburgh and Thorpeness Rugby Club marked the opening of their new clubhouse with a fine season-opening win on Saturday, writes Malcolm Beer.

Women’s National Championships East 1

Woodbridge Amazons 47

Lakenham Hewett 5

The Amazons got their season off to a flying start at Hatchley Barn on Sunday with a nine try rout of Norfolk side Lakenham Hewitt, writes Ian Girling.

Cameron Heeps will miss the Witches play-off semi-final clashes with Edinburgh Monarchs this week.

A round-up of the FA Cup ties from the Suffolk area.

Felixstowe & Walton helped erase memories of a 7-2 FA Cup defeat at home to Brantham Athletic in August, with a 5-1 victory against the same opponents, in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division on Friday night.

Last season’s Suffolk Senior Cup winners, Achilles, started their journey to retain the title against Thurlow Nunn new boys Framlingham Town.

Leiston won’t be under-estimating their lower-league opposition when Crowborough Athletic, from the Southern Counties East League Premier Division, visit Victory Road in the FA Cup Second Qualifying Round tomorrow.

Sports reporter CHRIS BRAMMER is leaving the EADT and Ipswich Star after six years. In this feature, Chris recalls some of his fondest moments and talks about some of the people that made his job so special

Sheffield Tigers 52 Ipswich Witches 38

Leiston played host to Thurrock last Saturday in the Bostik Premier League and came out 3-1 winners.

Bury St Edmunds retained the Hambro Cup with an 11-hole victory over Gorleston in the final at a windy Rookery Park, writes Tony Garnett.

Leiston boss Glenn Driver believes Matt Blake’s two goals against Thurrock was just what the doctor ordered for the striker.

Melton Bowls Club’s invitation Happy Haddock Triples Tournament produced one of the closest contests for several years with only four points separating the top five teams.

Woodbridge Town take a break from league action this afternoon, as they entertain Hoddesdon Town in the FA Vase.

All eyes were on Suffolk and thousands of people lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the world’s top cyclists as the Tour of Britain swept through the county today.

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