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Proposals to extend one of Suffolk’s best-loved tourist attractions are set to get the go-ahead, despite opposition from community leaders.

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A former RAF corporal and scout master has been jailed at a court martial for three years for the sexual abuse of a boy scout more than 30 years ago in Germany.

More than 140 drink-drivers were caught in Suffolk during the police’s December crackdown, nearly double the number detained Norfolk, according to figures released today.

A Suffolk village remains in lockdown this afternoon as a police stand-off which began on Monday night continues.

A senior detective has warned residents to be vigilant after burglaries in Suffolk increased by 40% in December.

Vulnerable older people in Suffolk are missing out on a million pounds worth of benefits they did not know they could claim.

A stolen Land Rover was driven at its owners at their property and rammed a police car during a pursuit in the Suffolk countryside in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A driver who caused the death of a much-loved family man has been spared prison, leaving his victim’s family feeling justice has not been done.

There is plenty to be cheerful about in Suffolk during 2017. So what better time to celebrate that than today – ‘Blue Monday’. Here, we outline some of the great events coming to the region in the next 12 months.

A teenage singer-songwriter from Suffolk has started a crowdfunding campaign to help her release her first album.

Breaking News: Little Mix will perform at Newmarket in June

Friday, January 13, 2017

Chart-toppers Little Mix have been unveiled as the latest act to perform in Newmarket this summer.

Gallery: First snow of the year hits Suffolk and Essex

Thursday, January 12, 2017

It is snowing in some parts of Suffolk and Essex, with reports of light flurries in Hadleigh, Colchester and sleet in Ipswich.

It is a Suffolk charity which could one day save your life – but also one which many have never heard of.

Commuters face travel chaos in the rush hour on Thursday evening and Friday morning as wintry weather threatens to sweep across Suffolk and Essex.

Objectors campaigning against a mobile phone mast next to two Suffolk schools have launched a petition, in the hope they can stop the plans.

The 999 service is under pressure in Suffolk, police have claimed, as they revealed some of the inappropriate calls they received over Christmas and New Year.

Ipswich Town’s FA Cup Third Round replay will be shown live on the BBC on Tuesday, January 17.

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Ipswich Town managing director Ian Milne has urged disgruntled Blues fans to stick with manager Mick McCarthy, following the embarrassing 1-0 FA Cup defeat at Lincoln City last night.

Ipswich Town take on non-league side Lincoln City in an FA Cup Third Round replay, at Sincil Bank, this evening.

Needham Market go into tonight’s game at Ryman Premier table-toppers Bognor Regis with no expectations, says manager Mark Morsley.

Debenham LC have appointed former Halstead Town boss, Mark Benterman, as their new boss.

It was perhaps disappointing that the Marketmen could only muster a point from visiting Staines Town.

Stowmarket Town boss Rick Andrews admits he is ‘excited’ by the prospect of his team gaining promotion to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Richard Wilkins is settling in nicely at Needham Market.

There are two all Suffolk match-ups tomorrow with Hadleigh United hosting Walsham-le-Willows and Ipswich Wanderers entertaining Long Melford respectively.

I will go on record as suggesting the current Thurlow Nunn First Division is the most competitive it has been for more than a decade.

Ipswich Town’s FA Cup Third Round replay will be shown live on the BBC on Tuesday, January 17.

Looking for redemption following the Bank Holiday drubbing at Leiston, two goals from Billy Holland proved sufficient for Needham Market to complete the double over visiting Folkestone Invicta.

Jack Baker rescued an equaliser from close range with 15 minutes to go, as Stowmarket Town left Badingham Road with a point.

Ipswich Wanderers, buoyant after beating the league leaders on Monday will travel to Clipbush Park full of confidence to face a Fakenham side who, at best, are unpredictable.

The National League leaders head to Portman Road this weekend, along with a remarkable 5,000 away fans, hoping to cause a famous FA Cup Third Round upset.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley admits his side have a tendency to capitulate in games, the latest instance being Monday’s 5-1 defeat at Leiston in the Suffolk derby.

With participation falling and teams withdrawing in the SIL, Brantham Athletic chairman peter crowhurst fears for the future of the game at that level and, indeed, further up the pyramid

Leiston manager Glenn Driver was left purring after watching his side hammer Suffolk rivals Needham Market, 5-1, at Victory Road.

Brilliant Leiston put on a five-star show to sweep aside a lacklustre Needham Market, in a one-sided Suffolk derby at Victory Road on Monday afternoon.

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