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A BMW X5 has been broken into with the centre dashboard, including sat-nav device and steering wheel stolen.

It might only be November but Christmas enthusiasts across Suffolk are already decking out their homes with festive decorations.

Today is going to get colder with the chance of heavy rain showers mixed with hail and sleet.

As work begins to rebuild Stowmarket High School, headteacher Dave Lee-Allan is calling on the community to help stock the new building with key resources.

A Stowmarket man died after an overdose of illegal drugs at his family home, an inquest heard.

Black Friday bargains are already appearing in shops and online - but how can you avoid falling for scams and bogus offers

Suffolk-based Galloway School Tours was a finalist in the National School Travel awards last week.

A Suffolk mum said she had to leave the Suffolk village where her family had laid down roots as they were priced out of the property market - a story that is repeated in rural communities across the county.

A Suffolk village has won a battle against one of the UK’s biggest house-builders over who decides its future development.

Further searches are being carried out today to help find missing Matthew Strasbaugh, 18, from Lakenheath.

Hundreds of US air force staff from RAF Mildenhall and their families are moving to Gloucestershire as the Suffolk base prepares for closure.

If you are a parent of a three or four year old you may have just recieved a letter about primary school places. But what do you do next?

A Christmas fair with real reindeer has raised over £1,000 for care home residents.

A Suffolk duo who keep the lights on in their communities through all weathers, has won a special award that recognises.

New management has been found for several schools in Suffolk and north Essex formerly run by the controversial academy trust Bright Tribe.

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

The Citizens Advice network in Suffolk says it is “dismayed” by council proposals to end its funding support across the county.

Stunning decorations and a snow machine delighted the community as the Christmas lights in Bury St Edmunds sparkled for the first time this year.

One of Suffolk’s oldest shop workers is celebrating 60 years behind the counter at her family-run newsagents in Debenham.

Dick Whittington and his trusty cat Tommy will be arriving in Stowmarket for the annual Christmas pantomime at the Regal Theatre.

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

Alder, black poplar and crack willow to be planted along riverside

The ‘Stars of Stowmarket’ received thanks for their dedication and service to the town at a special awards ceremony.

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Yesterday, 16:12

Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston for another episode of The Non-League Podcast. In this week’s edition we talk to Little Oakley boss Matt Carmichael and a doyen of non-league football – vice-chairman of the Essex & Suffolk Border League – John Campany.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for good football and a good cup of tea. Here he rolls up at Stowmarket Town’s Greens Meadow

Paul Musgrove says Stowmarket Town will be without their leading goalscorer Ollie Canfer for at least two weeks through injury, writes Alex Moss.

Needham Market entertain one of the in-form teams in Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Central tomorrow afternoon, when much-improved Stratford Town visit Bloomfields.

Manager Rick Andrews said it was ‘a good night for the club’ after his Stowmarket Town side humbled higher-league AFC Sudbury 3-1 in the Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

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Stowmarket Town 2 Brantham 0

Needham Market boss, Richard Wilkins, has admitted that his side will start as “firm favourites” to win at Kent hosts Herne Bay in tomorrow’s FA Trophy second qualifying round tie.

Rick Andrews says his Stowmarket Town side need to ‘toughen up mentally’ ahead of hosting Brantham Athletic tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston for another episode of The Non-League Podcast. In this week’s edition we talk to AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley and Grundisburgh manager Micky Squirrell.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the inclusion of Wayne Rooney in the England squad and also asks... If you were Raheem would you have owned up?

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action, there’s fine wins for Colchester, Stowmarket and Woodbridge, plus a 136-0 romp for Hadleigh and a dominant display from the Bury Foxes.

In his weekly golfing round-up, Tony Garnett looks at the Suffolk boys squad for 2019, the latest Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting and a youngster from Bury who’s heading to Jakarta.

FA Vase Second Round

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Stowmarket Town are through to the third round of the Buildbase FA Vase for just the second time in their history after beating Baldock Town 3-1 in extra time, writes Alex Moss.

Rick Andrews is hoping to welcome back a few faces to his Stowmarket Town squad when they renew their interest in this season’s Buildbase FA Vase, writes Alex Moss.

Join Mike Bacon and Carl Marston, for episode one of our new Non-League Podcast, with special guests Ian Watson and Shane Coldron.

Thinking and pre-planning riding lines helped Cam Hurst to his first Senior cyclo-cross win, which came at the Grafham Water event promoted by the St Ives CC, writes Fergus Muir.

In our latest round-up of local rugby action, there are great wins for Southwold, Ipswich and Woodbridge.

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