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Yesterday, 18:54

Mystery surrounds the death of a 52-year-old woman from Suffolk as a post-mortem examination on her body has come back “inconclusive”.

Pop on your Christmas jumper and get ready to feel festive at one of these Suffolk and north Essex Christmas markets.

Snow White will be performed by Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society (SODS) as their fun-filled Christmas pantomime this year.

Stressed nurses have been forced to take out payday loans, borrow from friends and take on extra hours to supplement their wages, a new poll suggests.

A man and a woman who were involved in a “terrifying” incident during which an axe was used to smash windows of a house in Stowmarket have been jailed.

The count down to Christmas has begun, with residents across Suffolk and north Essex preparing for various Christmas lights switch on events.

Only visit A&E in a genuine emergency this winter. This is the plea from hospital bosses in Suffolk and north Essex following a bleak warning from The Health Foundation.

A Suffolk heritage railway line is to be recognised for its services at a special ceremony next week.

Seamans Building, based at Thurston, near Bury St Edmunds, is celebrating national recognition after picking up a trophy at the LABC Building Excellence Awards grand final in London.

Enjoy the festivities and occasion and stay safe ... that’s the message from organisers of the annual Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre, the single biggest event that takes place in the town each year.

Sculptor Ben Loughrill, who created the wooden wolf which sits on the Southgate roundabout, in Bury St Edmunds, has been busy giving the structure a brand new makeover.

Reports of hare coursing issued to police this morning have proved to be unfounded.

Hundreds of people turned out to attend services of Remembrance in Needham Market and Ixworth with a White Poppy Wreath service taking place in Stowmarket and the Muslim community in Long Melford supporting a Poppy Appeal.

With scores of books at her home Kelly Cable decided it was time to clear them out.

Health bosses across Suffolk and north-east Essex are today launching a campaign to improve awareness of diabetes.

Shotguns, self-loading pistols and a Second World War military rifle were among the weapons handed in to Suffolk police on the first day of a firearms surrender.

Deserving people from across Suffolk picked up an array of awards at a glittering Stars of Suffolk ceremony.

A crash involving a motorcycle caused delays for rush-hour drivers in a Suffolk town this afternoon.

Thousands of people in Suffolk and Essex paid their respects over the weekend to the brave men and women who have paid the ultimate price in defence of our freedom.

A Remembrance Day service was marred by the discovery that thieves had stripped lead from the roof of a village church, causing inestimable damage.

How well have you been keeping up with the region’s news in the last week? Find out with our East Anglia news round-up quiz.

This week’s winner comes from Janice Poulson, who has captured the still water reflections and the boats moored at Ipswich Waterfront Marina in the beautiful evening sunlight.

The Stars of Suffolk final is always an event to be rejoiced, but this year the nominees excelled with true tales of courage, strength and dedication demonstrating just what an outstanding place the county is.

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Yesterday, 12:12

Mike Bacon discusses Suffolk FA’s decision to scrap extra-time in their cup competitions and Italy’s World Cup demise in his weekly column.

Rick Andrews hopes Greens Meadow will remain a fortress when his Stowmarket Town side host promotion rivals Coggeshall Town tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

The clash at Greens Meadow could have a significant say in where the sides finish this season, although nothing will be decided by this game.

Stephen James (Renvale RT) took his fifth successive league win in the Hempton Senior cyclo-cross despite losing over a minute when debris stuck in an obscure part of his bike’s transmission.

Felixstowe & Walton 1 Stowmarket 1. Felix won 4-2 on pens

The best of the county’s sporting talent was celebrated at the Suffolk Sports Awards at Kesgrave Hall, writes Elaine Anderson-Browne.

Kieran Hayles and Holly Archer took the individual honours as a big field of 423 runners tackled the annual Stowmarket Scenic Seven last Sunday, organised by Stowmarket Striders.

Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews says his players will be up for tonight’s Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup tie at Felixstowe & Walton United, writes Nick Garnham.

Bacon’s Bites: Mike Bacon’s thoughts on the sporting world. Who wants to live Down Under?

Stowmarket assistant Alex Davey won the professional prize at the Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting on his home course on Sunday with a round of 71.

Wow! How many times can you remember an England football team coming back from 2-0 down to win 5-2?

Needham Market boss Richard Wilkins is hoping his side can kick on from their fine performance on Tuesday night.

It proved to be a season of excitement but ultimate heartache for Ipswich Witches and their fans. MIKE BACON takes a look – at the team that never was!

The annual Suffolk Sports Awards will be held at Kesgrave Hall this Friday night. In the second of a two-part preview, Mark Heath takes a look at the nominees – including the contenders for the top award

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stowmarket Town 1

Great Yarmouth Town 0

Stowmarket Town moved into the automatic promotion places after edging past Great Yarmouth Town 1-0 at Greens Meadow, writes Alex Moss.

Needham Market 1 Billericay Town 1

Big-spending Billericay come to Bloomfields tonight looking to push on in their quest for Bostik Premier title glory.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Stowmarket 23

Southwold 17

The eagerly-awaited clash between the last two undefeated sides in the division fully lived up to the pre-match hype, and was one of the best games seen at Chilton Fields for several seasons.

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