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Yesterday, 13:33

The annual Stowmarket open air music festival is set for its biggest ever year, with StowFiesta now set to run over two days for the first time.

Stowmarket’s mayor is appealing for more former service personnel to join the town’s Remembrance Parade this year, with plans already underway.

A father-of-two from Stowmarket has thanked the professionals who saved his life after his heart suddenly stopped.

How well do you know the British and Irish accents?

With 60 years in the retail business, shopkeeper David Coe still has no plans for retirement.

Are the roads and railways clear and will you need a coat or your sunglasses at Ipswich Town’s final Portman Road game of the season?

From tudor celebrations and country shows to classic vehicles and live music, there’s lots to enjoy in Suffolk over the May Day weekend.

From long spells of warm sunshine to late April showers, Suffolk and Essex residents can expect changeable weather over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.

A shortage of the right “calibre” of people applying to be police officers in Suffolk has led to many advertised vacancies being left unfilled, it can be revealed.

The tireless work of two fundraisers motivated by the search for missing serviceman Corrie McKeague has helped raise more than £3,000 for the Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue team.

Concerns that paint factory jobs are at risk at two of Stowmarket’s largest employers have been raised, as one of the businesses looks at buying out the other.

Ipswich Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday, looking to end their Championship home campaign with a victory.

Taxpayers forked out more than £1million on cars for Suffolk council workers this year, latest figures show.

The niece of a 67-year-old man who died from severe burns after setting himself on fire in Suffolk has described him as a “loving person” who struggled to cope with a change in his benefits.

Tesco’s superstore in Bury St Edmunds has become the only place in the whole country where the company sells Silver Spoon granulated sugar – in a move that has been labelled a sweetener to local shoppers.

Seemingly never-ending roadworks which have snarled up Stowmarket for more than half a year are set to labour on for at least another two months.

A Regency mansion, which was once home to the wealthy Courtauld family, has been put up for sale - and is already attracting a lot of interest.

A Suffolk civil rights charity is calling for the county’s candidates in this June’s General Election to use their campaigns to boost rather than fracture community cohesion.

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

A project that will provide a place to share tools and resources in the Stowmarket area is underway, thanks to a cash boost from the town council.

There are traffic delays on the A14 because a lorry has dropped a “shed load of stones” in the road.

Young people who were representing Scouting during the Saint George’s Day parades have been a “credit” to their communities.

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Yesterday, 09:12

Manager Rick Andrews says pride has been restored at Stowmarket Town, with The Old Gold and Blacks’ 90 minutes away from being crowned league champions.

Are the roads and railways clear and will you need a coat or your sunglasses at Ipswich Town’s final Portman Road game of the season?

Ipswich Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday, looking to end their Championship home campaign with a victory.

Hunn, who has been on the staff at Kent since 2013, is one of two players added to the squad for Sunday’s second group game against Wiltshire at Ipswich School, start 11am.

Women coming to Suffolk for the second round of the Women’s National Road Series faced twelve tough climbs of the steep hill out of the Stour Valley from Great Thurlow.

Athletics should be the purest form of sport on the planet.

Henley Athletic can clinch the SIL Senior Division title with a victory at home to Bramford United on Saturday.

Rick Andrews is hoping to see a bumper crowd at Greens Meadow this weekend as his Stowmarket Town side look to be crowned champions.

Eleven new scholars are set to join the academy at Ipswich Town next season.

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

Chris Bartrum and James Biggs of Diss became the first pair to win the Suffolk Amateur Foursomes Championship for a third successive year.

Eastern Counties Ladies got off to a winning start, 26-20, against Warwickshire Women at Stowmarket RFC, in their Gill Burns Women’s County Championship Plate first round match.

You often hear about putting greens with a sting in the tail – but this is ridiculous.

Chris Bartrum and James Biggs of Diss became the first pair to win the Suffolk Amateur Foursomes Championship for a third successive year.

I had a wild and foolish thought on Saturday morning.

Suffolk got off to a losing start in their MCCA Unicorns KO Trophy Group 4 clash at Hertforshire on Sunday.

It’s beyond typical that I should have to write this column on the back of the 1-0 defeat at already-relegated Rotherham United after missing out on writing in the aftermath of that fantastic win over Newcastle United a week ago.

Ten-man Needham Market’s Ryman Premier Division play-off dreams ended on Saturday, but not without a fight.

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