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The latest version of the iPhone, the 8 and 8 Plus went on sale for the first time this morning.

Go for regular eye tests – it could not only save your sight, but also your life. This is the message being pushed by campaigners across Suffolk and Essex during National Eye Health Week, from September 18-24.

Sunshine is set to pour down on Suffolk this weekend – bringing a summer feel back to the county just in time for one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

The most popular baby names for 2016 in England and Wales have been revealed with Olivia and Oliver being ranked as the number one choices.

With the weekend only a few days away you might be wondering how you are going to spend it, check out our what’s on guide for events near you.

The founder of a charity that supports sexually abused children in Suffolk has given an insight into what it’s like working in this harrowing field as the organisation marks its fifth birthday.

A Stowmarket charity Christmas card shop is seeking volunteers to help run the pop-up store during the festive period.

A cancer sufferer is calling for vigilance after his property was damaged four times in a spate of vandalism in a Suffolk town.

The region’s ambulance service has more than doubled its spend on private ambulances in just one year because of staff shortages and rising demand, new figures reveal.

Test your knowledge of Suffolk and European towns that are twinned together in our quiz.

Police are investigating a possible link between two sexual assaults against the same woman in Ipswich.

A community dementia service which is helping people affected by the condition in Suffolk access support more easily is in the running for a national award.

The mother of missing serviceman Corrie McKeague has spoken about facing her son’s 24th birthday without him, as the family face their “toughest” month since he disappeared.

Around 100 tonnes of scrap metal and cars have gone up in flames in Great Blakenham this evening.

A Boxford groundsman who found a winning lottery ticket stuffed in his wallet a month after the draw says the windfall “will take a while to sink in”.

Written patient complaints against Colchester General Hospital almost doubled in the first quarter of 2017/18 compared to the same period last year, new figures reveal.

The three main hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex are winning their fight against so-called bed blocking, new figures reveal, but bosses recognise there’s still work to be done.

Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Association of Local Councils have joined together to relaunch Suffolk’s Most Active Communities for 2017.

Storm Aileen brought 60mph winds to Suffolk and north Essex this week, causing falling trees, blocked roads and homes without power. But what will the weather bring this weekend?

As suicide rates across the East of England continue to soar, leaders in Suffolk are urging people to take simple steps to show friends and family who may be struggling that they are not alone.

A road in Suffolk was closed for four hours last night and into the early hours of this morning after a vehicle crashed into a ditch.

As you count down the days until the weekend why not use our what’s on guide to plan how you spend it. From food festivals to circus acts, there is something for everyone.

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Ipswich Witches Aussie star Rory Schlein says the key to play-off success is ‘no last places’, writes Henry Chard.

Ipswich teenage karting star Robert Welham secured the title of Top Rookie in his debut season at The Super One British Karting Championships.

Suffolk started the 2017/18 British Inter County Championship Division Two season with a fine 19-17 overall win at home to Worcestershire.

AFC Sudbury caretaker boss Danny Laws is quite looking forward to his side’s long trip to Truro in the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Cup.

Cameron Heeps will miss the Witches play-off semi-final clashes with Edinburgh Monarchs this week.

Needham Market moved into the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Cup by defeating Chesham United, from the Evo Stik Southern Premier League, 2-0 in an enthralling tie at Bloomfields on Saturday.

As Needham Market gets ready to be sprinkled with FA Cup stardust tomorrow, chairman Mark Morsley admits he misses the magic of being in the Bloomfields dugout.

Sports reporter CHRIS BRAMMER is leaving the EADT and Ipswich Star after six years. In this feature, Chris recalls some of his fondest moments and talks about some of the people that made his job so special

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Stowmarket roadman Mike Bell scored his first-ever win in the 57-mile Orwell Velo Road Race based at Gosbeck.

Ipswich‘Tru7.com’ Witches team manager Ritchie Hawkins hailed his side’s 52-41 away win at Glasgow on Wednesday night in the Championship, writes Henry Chard.

Bury St Edmunds retained the Hambro Cup with an 11-hole victory over Gorleston in the final at a windy Rookery Park, writes Tony Garnett.

There was excitement, suspense and drama at the sixth and final round of the Eastern Enduro Championship at Butley, organised by the Woodbridge Motor Cycle Club, writes Roger Chaplin.

Needham Market manager Richard Wilkins is missing two of his major players ahead of today’s Bostik Premier clash at Tooting & Mitcham United.

The FA Vase starts tomorrow with a number of local teams involved in the competition’s First Qualifying Round.

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Two of Suffolk’s most experienced lady golfers, sisters Amanda Norman and Jo Woodward, have been added to the Suffolk squad for the England county finals at Felixstowe Ferry which start on September 18.

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