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Two inspiring volunteers from a Stowmarket bowls club have scooped awards for their hard work in the community.

Suffolk shopkeepers are being urged to ban the sale of eggs and flour to young people as part of a police crackdown on antisocial behaviour this Halloween.

Suffolk businessman Tim Evan is aiming to create waves to raise money for two important charities.

Scores of Suffolk schools have signed up for a fresh project to boost attainment – but education chiefs have confirmed no extra cash has been pumped into it.

West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds has linked up with a Needham Market primary school on a project to commemorate Armistice next month.

Opposition councillors at Suffolk County Council have raised fresh questions over the council’s ‘Greenest County’ claim, after it has emerged its new energy deal relies 100% on nuclear power.

Patients have hit out at “scandalous” parking charges at our region’s hospitals after it was revealed they made millions of pounds from their car parks.

A torchlit parade and burning boat formed the spectacular finale to Suffolk’s first Saxon and Viking show.

Visitors to Stonham Barns were transported more than 1,000 years back in time as the site was transformed into a battleground fit for the Dark Ages.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable GARETH WILSON talks about how his force is dealing with the mental health pressures the job of policing can place on his staff.

Villagers in Woolpit are “furious” plans for a housing development they feel would harm the medieval centre have been allowed at appeal - and many lay the blame with the district council.

Black bin bags full of rubbish were left strewn across a part of the Suffolk countryside.

Thick fog across the East of England overnight could cause travel disruption during the weekend, weather forecasters have warned.

People have been urged to “keep calm and carry on” by Suffolk’s Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county’s business and economy.

Suffolk’s fostering and adoption service has shined a spotlight on some of the harder children to find homes for in its latest campaign.

This year’s Stars of Babergh and Mid Suffolk have been announced at a prestigious awards ceremony in Hadleigh.

Once the mist and fog clears this morning, it is set to be a dry and bright day in Suffolk and north Essex with plenty of sunshine expected over the weekend.

A former art teacher from Stowmarket is auctioning 10 unique paintings signed by some of the biggest names in English football.

Suffolk County Council has vowed to tackle period poverty – but fell short of committing cash to the cause.

Foodbanks in Suffolk have been stepping in to supply tampons to schools, it has revealed, as support is growing to end “period poverty”.

Think you know everything there is to know about Glasswells, which is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Ipswich store this weekend? Think again.

The chilly autumnal snap which saw temperatures drop close to freezing in parts of the region last night is set to continue into next week’s school half-term holidays.

A fresh drive to boost attainment in Suffolk schools has been announced by education chiefs – but mystery surrounds what it will involve.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Mike Bacon takes a look at the hysteria that has surrounded Raheem Sterling and why it is time to knock it on the head.

Rick Andrews says revenge is not the motive for Stowmarket Town when they visit Kirkley & Pakefield tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Chris Crabtree bounded up the short, sharp Semer Hill in just a fraction over 40 seconds to win the CC Sudbury Hill Climb, and with it the East District Championship.

Needham Market 1 Lowestoft Town 0

England and Northampton Saints rugby captain Dylan Hartley made a surprise appearance at Finborough School’s annual youth community rugby festival.

More than 90 teams from 10 clubs enjoyed the tenth Woodbridge Rugby Club U7-U12 Festival, a celebration of youth rugby, writes Simon Ballard.

Needham Market manager, Richard Wilkins, wants his side to “build on” Saturday’s superb 2-1 away win at high-flying Coalville Town by improving their home form, starting with tomorrow night’s visit of Suffolk rivals Lowestoft Town (kick-off 7.45pm).

Stowmarket Town 5 Harpenden Town 0

Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews hopes his luck in the Buildbase FA Vase can turn this weekend, writes Alex Moss.

Thetford mountain biker Lee Woodcock raced through the night to win the solo category in the One Night In Thetford 12-hour night race in the forest near Brandon.

Stowmarket Town assistant manager Paul Musgrove admitted his side had to weather an early storm before knocking higher-league Mildenhall Town out of this season’s Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

It wasn’t a great season at Foxhall Heath for Ipswich Witches. Just 13 home meetings, they failed to win a cup tie or make the play-offs. MIKE BACON takes a look at what went wrong.

Unsung heroes of the grassroots game in Suffolk were honoured at an awards ceremony at Portman Road, writes Nick Garnham.

In our weekly round-up of the local rugby action, there are wins for Colchester, Woodbridge, Braintree and Chelmsford....

The latest round-up of golfing action from Tony Garnett, featuring the Suffolk Ladies inter-club finals, the opening Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting of the season and a big event at Aldeburgh.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Stowmarket Town 1

Histon 1

Josh Mayhew scored from the spot to earn Stowmarket Town a share of the points against league leaders Histon at Greens Meadow, writes Alex Moss.

Evo-Stik Southern Premier

Needham Market 1

AFC Rushden & Diamonds 5

The Northamptonshire side overwhelmed the struggling Marketmen, who have now gone seven league games without a win after a bright start to the season, writes John Campany.

James Madgwick (Bloodwise/QSW) won the Velo Club Revolution senior cyclo-cross at Colchester after seizing his chance when his junior challenger Oliver Stockwell (Welwyn Wheelers) momentarily pulled his foot out of his pedal on the last lap, writes Fergus Muir.

Ben Turley, of Ipswich JAFFA, won the Stowmarket Half-Marathon by more than a minute on Sunday, regaining his title in the process.

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