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With just a few days to go, the Suffolk Dog Day birthday poll now has two breeds battling to be named the county’s top dog.

Here is a summary of planned roadworks covering Suffolk and Essex for the forthcoming week:

The school summer break is nearly upon us and with it comes the constant challenge of how to keep the kids entertained. With a view to being prepared, we have put together a selection of activities and clubs taking place across East Anglia this summer.

Forecasters are warning that heavy rain and possible thunder could bring flooding to homes and businesses in Suffolk and Essex this afternoon

Schoolgirl Mollie Towler was given a huge cheer by her classmates when she walked into the playground – after turning her blonde locks bright pink for charity.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she “continues to wait for the phone call” as the search for her son goes on.

Mass house building and poorly-designed developments are threatening Suffolk’s “unique beauty”, a leading heritage charity has warned.

Detectives carried out checks in the Kelly Road area of Ipswich in the early hours today, a week after a firearm was discharged and items on fire were thrown at a property.

A 51-year-old man is due to appear in court tomorrow to be formally charged with offences relating to the death of a cyclist near Bildeston.

Police are urging people to be vigilant after a woman in her 70s was the victim of rogue trader scam in Ipswich.

A Suffolk medical director has dismissed a motion put forward by union representatives calling for GPs to be able to issue so-called “black alerts” to show they have reached maximum safe capacity.

Families attending a much-hyped Suffolk pop concert have described how young fans’ excitement turned to tears as drunken crowds reportedly became violent amid “scenes from hell”.

Organisers of a horse racing and music event have responded to claims that drunken crowds became violent and trampled over young children during a performance by pop band Little Mix

Organisers of an Ipswich music festival have responded to claims some concert-goers were unable to leave the venue after its gates were closed, saying the main exit was open “well after 10pm”.

More than 3,000 incidents of vehicle crime were recorded by Suffolk police in 2016, according to new figures.

Residents in Stowmarket got the opportunity to try two adapted sports at a special event last week, while raising money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

People living in a quiet Suffolk street have spoken of their shock and horror at learning of a neighbour’s brutal robbery in his own home.

Young people living in rural Suffolk are at risk of feeling “locked in” and disconnected from education and employment opportunities, new research has found.

Seven intrepid Suffolk schoolchildren are taking on an epic climbing challenge this weekend to raise money to support teenagers battling cancer.

A man who returned to his home in Stowmarket last night was pinned to the ground by robbers using cable ties before cash and jewellery were stolen.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a 20-year-old wanted man from Stowmarket, with the warning he should not be approached.

Eleven fire engines from nine stations tackled the blaze which broke out just before mid-night last night, June 22.

Seemingly “never-ending” sewer works have cost a Stowmarket business owner “tens of thousands of pounds” in lost earnings.

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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he has a responsibility to provide more entertainment than last term, when the new Championship campaign kicks-off at home to Birmingham on August 5.

Gorleston needed a play-off to win their Stenson Shield second round tie against Haverhill despite have made a clean sweep of the foursomes.

Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King has admitted he thought his current form would be good enough to get him into Great Britain’s World Cup team.

Jake Dye and Keiran Morphew are proof of what can be done when a football academy is run correctly.

Suffolk had only themselves to blame for bowing out of the Unicorns East T20 Tournament to Cambridgeshire on Sunday.

Just the two games for me last week.

Suffolk defeated Hertfordshire in their final match in East Ladies’ County Week at Hunstanton to take the title for the first time in its present format.

Thurlow Nunn clubs are starting to return to pre-season training but at many, recruitment has been underway for a number of weeks. Chris Brammer looks at the movers and shakers so far in East Anglia

Do you know your Dylan Connollys from your Jack Dohertys?

It promises to be a keen Stenson Shield tussle on Saturday between Ipswich, who have so many category one players, and Diss who travel to Purdis Heath with James Biggs and Josh Driver who were first and second in the Suffolk Amateur Championship.

Well, I’m no longer British Champion.

New British champion Craig Cook is at Foxhall tomorrow night as his Workington Comets side roll into town.

The fixtures for the new Championship season are released tomorrow.

Whitton United have turned to three of their former title-winners to lead their charge for Thurlow Nunn Division One promotion this season.

Stowmarket Hambro captain Henry Cutting made tactical changes to his team for the visit to Seckford.

Stowmarket Town’s latest signing Ethan Clarke revealed how he and new team-mate, Ollie Brown, received offers from Bostik North side AFC Sudbury, before opting to sign for Rick Andrews’ men.

Needham Market midfielder Billy Holland could well be deployed in a more advanced role next season, under new manager, Richard Wilkins.

I don’t have a personal view of Raheem Sterling, the man.

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