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The Duke of Cambridge leaves his role as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance today. Here, he tells of his pride at doing the job, and pays tribute to his colleagues, and to the people of East Anglia.

A 50-year-old man from Cambridgeshire who was arrested after a fatal crash on the A140 on Tuesday will appear in court tomorrow to face dangerous driving charges.

A woman was taken to hospital following a two-car crash in Lowestoft last night.

Grandparents are used more than nurseries and pre-schools when it comes to childcare, it has been revealed.

A 48-year-old people smuggler who tried to help six illegal immigrants enter Britain through Suffolk has been jailed for four years.

A former geography teacher from Essex says that schoolchildren should be taught more about what to do if a natural disaster occurs after getting caught up in the earthquake which hit Kos last week.

Proposals for an accommodation complex housing 2,400 power station construction workers in Suffolk have been criticised in an independent report – with energy bosses urged to rethink the plans.

A seven-year-old girl drowned at her best friend’s birthday pool party while there was no lifeguard on duty, an inquest heard.

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, environment secretary Michael Gove has announced.

Olympian Victoria Pendleton suited up in full body armour to try her hand at jousting – with more in store this weekend at a Suffolk castle.

A Suffolk coastal town has seen disruption at the start of the school holidays after emergency repairs closed a major access route to the seafront.

Jesse Webb can be forgiven for not remembering the final score of the first football match he attended the year was 1923 and he was only a six-year-old.

Six former Radio Caroline and offshore presenters will be joining a special celebration this autumn to commemorate the pirate station’s early years on the airwaves off Suffolk.

A drink-driver been disqualified from driving for 36 months after misjudging the amount of wine she consumed.

Saint Felix School at Reydon, near Southwold, has been granted consent for the housing to raise more than £4million for improvements to ensure the school’s future.

The number of takeaway food shops in England has risen by 4,000 in the past three years, it can be revealed.

A man who sold cannabis at a Suffolk music festival has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A busy road in Lowestoft has reopened after a young girl was involved in a collision with a bus.

Red carpet parades will showcase Suffolk’s favourite dog breeds in style this weekend as the county celebrates a landmark tenth anniversary.

The summer holidays have started so you will be trying to think of things to do with the kids. Unfortunately in the UK the weather is not always on our side, so we have created a list of the best indoor and outdoor places to go for a swim.

Primary school pupils left the classroom barefooted in a symbolic show of support for children without shoes around the world.

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07:15

Ipswich Witches’ ‘band of brothers’ face the most important eight days of their season so far.

The second tier season starts next Friday, however, clubs are working frantically to add to their squads, ahead of a long campaign. Several deals HAVE already been done though and CHRIS BRAMMER picks out six of the best.

In the Danny King column this week: Be careful what you wish for... A 12-hour round trip for nothing - and Ritchie has a ball while I get wet!

Olympian Victoria Pendleton suited up in full body armour to try her hand at jousting – with more in store this weekend at a Suffolk castle.

Ipswich Town head to local rivals Colchester United tonight, as the Blues’ preparations for the new Championship season step up a notch.

Scorelines may not matter during pre-season, but the manner of performances and the attitudes of players in friendlies, such as tonight’s at Colchester United, do. Chris Brammer looks ahead ​to the game in Essex.

Ipswich Town players will proudly carry the crest of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) on their back this coming season.

In Mike Bacon’s bites this week: The BBC pay debate, life without the Open of free TV and how ITFC would love an Ipswich Witches home run!

Suffolk PGA, the inaugural winners of the PGA England and Wales inter-county Championship, will look to kick-start their bid to reclaim the title they won four years ago at the East qualifying event taking place at Bush Hill Park on Tuesday.

Wimbledon may be behind us, but time remains in the tennis calendar for a Suffolk tournament.

James Reiss has named a competitive Aldeburgh squad for the visit of Felixstowe Ferry in the quarter-final of the Stenson Shield on Saturday. It promises to be a keenly-fought match. Reiss misses the match because of a wedding, so Roger Taylor takes over as captain.

In the Danny King column this week, the Premier League Pairs, who will win the British GP, Witches and Lions latest – and why Danny’s TV exploded!

Next week both the Suffolk men’s and ladies’ teams travel to compete in this year’s Summer Aegon County Cup Competition.

Ipswich Witches star Kyle Newman is convinced the best of the 2017 season is still ahead of him.

Ipswich motocross star Jake Nicholls is ending his involvement in Grand Prix racing.

Ipswich Town fans seem to agree with Mick McCarthy’s decision not to offer former Newcastle United centre-half Steven Taylor a new deal.

A Suffolk hockey club is seeking boys to join a new team it is able to set up following a Lottery grant.

Richard Neal has been appointed as the new chief executive of Suffolk FA.

A Suffolk riverside town’s celebration of its rich maritime history is reported to have been a “record year”.

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