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Motors from the movies will be on display at a Suffolk classic car show this weekend.

The showers which hit parts of the region yesterday will disappear today to give a dry day across the region.

There was little to trouble motorists and rail travellers this morning on both the railways and roads this morning across Suffolk and North East Essex.

From a body being identified in the River Gipping, in Ipswich to ITFC’s striker Kayden Jackson being excited to be playing alongside Janoi Donacien ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup first round against Exeter City - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

Talks are underway to form a chamber of commerce in Mid Suffolk as part of a bid to better support businesses.

Ipswich Maritime Festival is set to take in a part of the island site for the first time, as event bosses unveil more details of what is set to be the biggest weekender yet.

Butterfly Conservation and English Heritage want people to spot and record butterflies they see at the heritage charity’s castles as part of this year’s Big Butterfly Count.

East of England councils are being urged to do more to help Britain’s bees and other pollinators – such as cutting areas of grass less often in parks and roadside verges to allow wild flowers to grow.

Verbal abuse against council road crews who are taking breaks has increased so much throughout the recent heatwave that teams have been issued with body cameras to capture footage of the incidents.

Young people leaving residential care in Suffolk will now be able to stay closer to their children’s homes under a new government pilot scheme.

A free family fun day for carers across Suffolk is being held at Jimmy’s Farm this weekend.

Research has found that the axeing of central linage may encourage people to drive more cautiously.

Dusty umbrellas were dug out from the backs of coat cupboards as the rain returned to East Anglia yesterday – but is there thunder and lightning still to come?

A staff member at Suffolk New College has scored the best marks out of everyone in the world in an international exam.

A twist on a classic Beatles song provided the theme for a cake commissioned for a charity event and people are being encouraged to get involved.

From a dragon boat festival to a castle under siege at Framlingham - what will you do in Suffolk over the weekend of August 11 and 12?

Persistent rainfall is set to hit the region today as the weather takes a dramatic turn from the recent scorching heatwave.

It will be nice weather for ducks in much of Suffolk and north Essex tomorrow.

A Suffolk MP paid a visit to a town church as renovation work to replace the roof at the historic building nears completion.

The sixth instalment in the Mission Impossible franchise sees Tom Cruise return as IMF agent Ethan Hunt and is once again overseen by writer and director Christopher McQuarrie – the man behind 2015’s well received ‘Rogue Nation’.

There was more disruption at Stansted Airport today as passengers tried to rebook their Ryanair flights.

A first-class Suffolk postman – who delivered mail to 365 addresses on his round – received a rousing send-off from dozens of grateful villagers he has served over the years following his retirement.

Burglary of home in Onehouse

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Onehouse, near Stowmarket.

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James Biggs of Diss has made a clean sweep of all the Suffolk Golf Union silverware for 2018, writes Tony Garnett.

FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round

Stowmarket Town 0

Basildon United 2

Stowmarket Town bowed out of this season’s Emirates FA Cup at the first hurdle after losing 2-0 to Basildon United at Greens Meadow, writes Alex Moss.

Rick Andrews has tipped Robbie Sweeney to get even better after the winger scored in both of Stowmarket Town’s first two games of the season, writes ALEX MOSS.

George Fricker of Ufford Park won the Mackenzie Cup as Suffolk junior champion with a level par round of 69 at Bungay, writes Tony Garnett.

It was a hard hot day for a twelve hour time trial at the CC Breckland event and while several records fell, other attempts fell by the wayside, writes Fergus Muir.

Skipper Adam Mansfield has hailed the efforts of his Suffolk team following their third straight win – and second by an innings – in the Unicorns Championship, writes Nick Garnham.

Records tumbled as Suffolk’s cricketers secured their third straight victory in this season’s Unicorns Championship, writes Nick Garnham.

Framlingham Town 0 Stowmarket Town 3

Suffolk’s hopes of winning the Anglian League ended at Wellingborough on Sunday where Northants won by seven and a half matches to four and a half.

The 91st Bury and West Suffolk Tennis Tournament took place last week at Culford School’s Tennis Centre in glorious summer sunshine.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stowmarket Town 2

Thetford Town 1

Stowmarket Town made a winning start to the season as goals from Robbie Sweeney and Scott Chaplin helped secure a hard-fought 2-1 win against Thetford Town, writes Alex Moss.

Matt Paine is confident it will be a successful campaign for him at his new club Stowmarket Town, but has warned his fellow players they must go out on the pitch and prove it.

Suffolk head coach Andy Northcote says he has had to make possibly the hardest decision of his tenure ahead of Sunday’s Unicorns Championship match against Hertfordshire, writes Nick Garnham.

Lloyd Chapman lost the Stowmarket and District 10 by just one second – beaten by one of the riders he coaches, Stuart Fairweather, writes Fergus Muir.

People who complained about the noise caused by an overnight cycle ride through Suffolk have been advised to “be somewhere else” for next year’s event.

Suffolk villagers along the route of an iconic overnight cycle ride have complained that noisy bikers prevented them getting any sleep.

Worlington recorded a big victory over Woolpit in the top-of-the-table clash in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship on Saturday.

Jack Beaumont is finally starting to fulfil his promise as an all-rounder at both club and Minor County level, writes Nick Garnham.

Paul Musgrove hopes the new arrivals at Stowmarket Town this summer will help them get over the line in their bid for promotion this season, writes Alex Moss.

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