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‘We’re currently witnessing a revolution in the automotive industry’ - and this Suffolk entrepreneur is in the driving seat

A project which sees clown doctors visit children in hospital have celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a funding boost.

Forecasters are predicting a warmer day for East Anglia with temperatures reaching the low 20s.

The Lakeside cafe in Onehouse near Stowmarket will be closing its doors this weekend, owner Helen Goldsmith and sister Heather Moore have revealed.

Suffolk’s 111 health service is set to be relaunched this winter which will up the number of health professionals patients can speak to, it has emerged.

Fire response times in Suffolk are nearly three minutes more than national averages – and nearly two minutes behind other rural areas, according to new figures.

Lives are being put at risk by reducing crew numbers aboard Suffolk’s on-call fire engines, union bosses have warned.

James O’Doherty crowned a great season of golf when he won the much coveted Elmswell Golf Championship at Stowmarket Golf Club.

Birdcrime 2017 report confirms 17 incidents of birds of prey being either shot at, poisoned or trapped in the East in 2017.

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Frontline staff at the region’s ambulance trust have launched a public petition in what they say is a bid to influence bosses.

A military charity is aiming to tackle loneliness in the Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket area and is encouraging ex-RAF personnel to get in touch if they are feeling isolated.

Chiefs behind a community safety scheme in west Suffolk have reaffirmed the need to focus on county lines, hate crimes and violence.

It’s been a rather chilly night across Suffolk and north-Essex with temperatures hovering just above freezing in the twilight hours but what can we expect going forward?

A kind, family-focused Suffolk mum who died aged just 38 is being remembered at a fundraising ball in her name.

Fresh concerns have been raised over the quality of Suffolk schools as the latest data has revealed soaring numbers are being judged ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted.

Suffolk mums have been forced to quit their jobs and have been left feeling “worthless” as employers have not allowed them flexible working after having a baby, it has been revealed.

All lines between Norwich and Lowestoft are blocked following a swing bridge failure.

As the two-year anniversary of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague’s disappearance approaches, his mother opens up about theories, potential new searches and her first grandchild.

With the start of our big Books for Schools campaign just over a week away, we are looking for even more schools to take up the challenge.

Six abandoned cats were discovered in a cramped carrier in woodland near Stowmarket.

Utility companies will have to apply for a permit to enable them to carry out work on Suffolk roads as part of the scheme being brought in to prevent overly disruptive work.

We’re giving away £20,000 worth of books to primary schools in Suffolk – has your school signed up?

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Yesterday, 12:23

James O’Doherty crowned a great season of golf when he won the much coveted Elmswell Golf Championship at Stowmarket Golf Club.

AFC Sudbury and Needham Market, if they come through tomorrow night’s second qualifying round replays, have been drawn away from home following this lunchtime’s draw for the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Stowmarket Tn 5 Long Melford 0

Stowmarket Town could go into today’s home clash with Long Melford no longer top of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, writes Alex Moss.

A former Ipswich Town youth player who spent years battling depression and anxiety has admitted the condition made him feel “weak and childish”.

Here’s our round-up of the latest local rugby action, including Colchester, Chelmsford, Southwold, Sudbury, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Braintree, Ipswich YM and Woodbridge.

Rick Andrews hopes Stowmarket Town’s impressive away record can stand up to the test when they visit Godmanchester Rovers tomorrow (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Hugo Dobson’s ninth place finish in the Bridgestone Challenge at Luton Hoo last week has earned him an invitation to play in another PGA Challenge Tour event, the Hopps Open de Provence at Mallemort in France next week, writes Tony Garnett.

The Orwell Velo Road Race featured a convincing win for a pro-aspirant from Ireland and a nail-biting sprint for the remaining placings between Nick Flexman (Colchester Rovers) and Harry Wood (Maldon & District), writes Fergus Muir.

The latest reports and results from the region’s rugby sides – including Colchester, Diss, Southwold, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Braintree.

It’s a quarter of a century since Aldeburgh last carried off the Hambro Cup. Yesterday they ended this barren run with an exciting three-hole victory over Stowmarket at Bury St Edmunds.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stowmarket Town 4

Gorleston 3

Stowmarket Town avoided a late scare to edge past 10-man Gorleston 4-3 and move two points clear at the top of the Premier Division, writes Alex Moss.

Flynn Downes is one of a crop of Ipswich Town young players coming through the ranks. And he already has a promotion to his name! ANDY WARREN went to meet him.

George Burley is rightly installed as an Ipswich Town ‘legend’. As a player and manager he has been at the club during some of its very best years. HENRY CHARD, for Kings of Anglia, caught up with him

Mike Bacon takes a look at why some ‘mainstream’ sports are slowly fading out of sight... And out of mind!

Tom Parke says the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division title is Histon’s to lose, despite seeing his Stowmarket Town side move to the top of the table, writes Alex Moss.

As the lead group in the Jef Schils Memorial Race approached the final climb, Sam Woodfield (Active Edge) attacked first, but it was James Boyman of Hoops Velo who proved the strongest, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest Flying Knee column, Mark Heath catches up with MMA veteran Windy Miller for his views on the future of the sport – and the young Suffolk fighters he’s taking to the amateur World Championships.

In his latest column, Ipswich Witches ace Danny King give us the latest on his injury, why being a team manager isn’t for him and how good is Drew Kemp?

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