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Today we launch a new campaign against the drivers who recklessly endanger lives by using mobile phones behind the wheel.

The search for RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague enters its fourth day this morning after the 23-year-old was reported missing on Monday.

Stowmarket Royal Naval Association (RNA), which earlier this year became the first branch to be commissioned in the east of England for 14 years, has celebrated the blessing of its standard.

A 23-year-old man has been charged after two police officers were taken to hospital for treatment following alleged assaults when they responded to reports of a domestic incident in Stowmarket.

Proposals for two local authorities to move to the home of Suffolk County Council have been approved by representatives.

‘Oldest’ SEO firm celebrates a milestone

Acclaimed musical Made in Dagenham opens at The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich today.

Three people have been charged with multiple offences following an incident at an address on Poplar Hill in Stowmarket earlier this year.

Thirty years after being sexually assaulted as a seven-year-old by her babysitter’s boyfriend Sianne Mann finally feels she has got justice.

More than 1,000 Suffolk drivers were clocked breaking the speed limit in a single week, police figures published today have revealed.

Passengers on intercity rail services in the region can travel in more comfort as a £12million train refurbishment scheme from operator Abellio Greater Anglia has been completed.

Abellio Greater Anglia have apologised after passengers waiting to board rail replacement buses at Newbury Park were delayed yesterday.

Suffolk County Council’s care home boss has offered reassurance that people are not placed in inadequate homes in the county.

Hotel Chocolat is coming to Suffolk as it makes its first foray into the county.

A Suffolk parish have decided to not back an application to extend the line at a heritage railway site.

Suffolk and Essex county councils have no current plans to open grammar schools, education chiefs have confirmed.

A man who sexually assaulted two Stowmarket schoolgirls nearly 30 years ago has been jailed for seven years

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A round-up of the weekend’s games in Ryman Premier and Division One North

When he takes to the roads in a charity bike ride next month, cyclist Danny Driver is expecting to stand out amongst the sea of high tech bicycles and Lycra.

Ten-man Braintree Town slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Maidstone United in the Conference Premier on Tuesday night, Bobby-Joe Taylor scoring twice in the first half.

He is one of the most recognisable, decorated and influential sportsmen on the planet – but Usain Bolt is now endorsing a product made in the heart of Suffolk.

The 2016/17 season fixtures have been released by the English Football League for the Championship, League One and League Two.

History has been made in the world of Suffolk darts after Jo Locke became the first woman to win the Stowmarket Open since it began in 1927.

Ipswich Town are preparing to tweak their approach in the Championship next season, with the signing of cultured Portsmouth centre-back Adam Webster.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley has swooped to sign former Leiston striker Emmanuel Osei, while transfer-listing veteran midfielder Kem Izzet and releasing Jordan Patrick, Ollie Brown and Ollie Mann.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley has expressed his disappointment at Colchester United, over the U’s lack of communication with him over their interest in Kevin Horlock.

Tom Mawford struck in the third minute of stoppage time, his second goal of the game, as Waveney came from behind to defeat 10-man Haughley United, 3-2, in a dramatic Suffolk FA Senior Cup final at Portman Road last night.

A crowd of nearly 4,000 fans basked in the sunshine as they took in the red-hot action at the eighth annual Greene King IPA Sevens tournament, at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, on Sunday.

Haughley United winning the Suffolk FA Senior Cup final would be a feat talked about for years, according to manager Jason Cook.

Haverhill Borough secured their first trophy in their short history with a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Stowmarket Town in the Thurlow Nunn Division One cup final on Friday night.

Read some of our top picks for a relaxing spot of fishing in East Anglia.

On Sleeping Giants this week, we discuss Colchester United’s next move, the Whizzinator, sporting cheats and painful moments.

The biggest game of the SIL season so far takes place at Greshams Sports & Social Club tonight, when leaders Achilles travel to Crane Sports.

Some of the last-ditch defending was excellent, while Bartosz Bialkowski was his usual sublime self in goal, making two fine saves.

Ipswich Town face a formidable test this afternoon when they travel to Championship title contenders, Middlesbrough.

The play-off dream is all but over for another season, but Mick McCarthy doesn’t sense a change in mood amongst the Portman Road faithful.

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