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An arrest has been made after a man armed with a knife allegedly threatened staff at a Stowmarket bookmakers last night.

Police have borrowed an HGV from a Suffolk company to get a better vantage point and catch lorry drivers breaking the law.

Singer Peter Andre will be meeting his fans and signing copies of his 2017 calendar and new perfume at the Buttermarket in Ipswich.

A fresh batch of recruits have joined Suffolk’s Constabulary’s ranks of police community support officers (PCSOs).

Creeting St Mary Church of England Primary School has maintained its ‘Good’ Ofsted rating following its latest inspection this month,

Suffolk’s unsung heroes, community stalwarts and charitable organisations were recognised for the work they do in Suffolk at this year’s High Sheriff’s Awards.

A grieving Ipswich father whose 26-year-old son died in a car crash is demanding a change in the law over the “ridiculous” rules regarding compensation for bereavement paid by insurance companies.

Lots of us will be looking for things to do this spring – particularly around the time of the Easter school holidays.

A 15-year-old girl from Ipswich who was reported missing to police this morning has been found “safe and well”.

Police investigating the disappearance of Corrie McKeague are “clearly” missing “detective skills”, according to a former senior detective, but Suffolk police have hit back at the claims.

More than one child is exploited in Suffolk every day, new figures have revealed, but a charity boss has warned this is “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Are you stuck for what to do to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend?

Ambulance crews have been held-up caring for patients at hospital emergency departments in Suffolk and Essex for more than five hours at a time.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Children all over Suffolk will be proudly presenting their mums with flowers, chocolates and hand-crafted cards on Sunday as we celebrate Mother’s Day.

The new £1 coin being introduced next week has a hidden built in security feature to prevent forgery and a holographic image that changes depending on what angle it is viewed at.

What are you doing for Red Nose Day? See here to send in your stories and photos.

More than £75,000 has been given away to good causes in Suffolk to recognise the outstanding work they do in the community.

Members of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have taken their case for more investment in the county’s road and rail links to Westminster.

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday and if you have left your shopping a little late, don’t worry - independent shops across Suffolk have got it covered. Check out these gift ideas and feel inspired.

A charity headshave takes place at Mellis on March 26 in memory of a 48-year-old from Haughley who died in 2014 after a heart attack.

Two Suffolk walkers are taking on an epic challenge this summer to help veterans who are struggling to cope with life after the military.

Five people have died after a knifeman brought terror to the heart of Westminster, mowing down pedestrians then stabbing an unarmed policeman before being shot by armed officers.

A Boden hat tried on by the Duchess of Cambridge is going under the hammer for charity.

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Yesterday, 16:31

The final month of the Ryman Premier season promises to be one of the most exciting and dramatic in the history of Suffolk football.

London 3 North

Wanstead 93

Stowmarket 3

This was a brutal away trip for a much-changed Stowmarket 15 at Wanstead, but it was difficult to see this final score coming.

Paul Nuttall of Stoke by Nayland and John Craddock of Stowmarket teamed up to win the Millennium Cup for the better ball Stableford in the final Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting of the season hosted by Haverhill.

Ipswich Town have released their season ticket video for 2017/18 today - and you can watch it here.

The big derby in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division this weekend sees Hadleigh United host Brantham Athletic – the two sides both having their own targets between now and the end of the season.

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery has extended the loan deals of Needham Market duo Ollie Fenn and Taylor Bannister until the end of the season.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley is targeting four wins from the Marketmen’s last six matches, to ensure the Bloomfields club’s Ryman Premier play-off place.

Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith has told a newspaper in New Zealand that he is 100% committed to playing for the national team, ahead of the All Whites’ World Cup qualifiers against Fiji.

Suffolk runners again produced some strong performances at the annual English Schools Cross Country Championships, staged at the Norfolk County Showground in Norwich.

With eight games to go, Ipswich Town are still not safe from relegation to League One, following a tough season in the Championship, and lost 3-1 at Cardiff City at the weekend.

Tui Uru (Ipswich) was among the try scorers as Eastern Counties beat Middlesex 34-12 in the RFU under-20 Shield at Shelford, to clinch a quarter-final place.

Mick McCarthy says his managerial record is the reason for his longevity at Portman Road, not owner Marcus Evans’ perceived patience with his managers.

Odette Robson regained her Stowmarket Half-Marathon title, as a bumper field of more than 400 runners tackled the main 13.1-mile event last Sunday.

Ipswich Town fan and football reporter WILL RIDGARD gives his view on the controversy surrounding the increase in season ticket prices at Portman Road...

Ipswich Witches held their 2017 press day at Ipswich Sports Club this morning, with all the riders in attendance.

John Sands could be Needham Market’s key man between now and the end of the season.

Benhall St Mary go into tomorrow’s Suffolk Junior Cup semi-final with Oulton Broad at Beccles Town, still challenging on three fronts.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley had never won a penalty shoot-out, until last night!

Experienced defender Christophe Berra says his Ipswich Town team-mates and manager, Mick McCarthy, do not allow fans’ criticism to affect them too much.

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