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Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

These days, Charlie Jardine is the chief executive of EO Charging, a company that’s leading the charge when it comes to powering electric vehicles. But according to the 27 year-old, he was “the thickest guy” in his class at Old Buckenham Hall School in Brettenham.

Suffolk last week took a step nearer to taking charge of enforcing parking along streets, writes Mary Evans, Suffolk County Council’s deputy leader and cabinet member for highways, transport and rural affairs.

Those Monday morning blues won’t be helped as rain and cloud moves in across East Anglia but things are looking up for tomorrow.

Public vote now open for this year’s Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wildlife Photography Competition.

The people of Stowmarket came out in their numbers on Remembrance Sunday to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during conflict.

Dog attacks on postal workers in north Essex increased by 58% on the previous year, statistics from Royal Mail have revealed.

They say first impressions count for a lot.

Suffolk Libraries is highlighting the impact reading can have on tackling loneliness, dementia and mental health problems, following new research.

Remembrance Sunday has dawned with moving ceremonies in towns and villages across the country as lone pipers played at war memorials to mark the end of the conflict.

Recommendations for the future of Bury St Edmunds’ Christmas Fayre have been slammed as “devoid of ambition” – with calls made to start 2020’s event from scratch.

The Museum of East Anglian Life has been awarded a huge government grant to build a brand new farm on site – complete with a host of key East Anglian breeds.

Things are certainly cooling down as we head into the armistice weekend but we can expect some sun as the day progresses.

A Suffolk health watchdog has claimed that poor access to mental health services “has not significantly improved” since the region’s mental health trust was first placed in special measures.

A business exhibition held for the first time in Central Suffolk earlier this year will be back again in March 2019.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague believes CCTV footage shows her son leaving the area he was last seen on foot.

It was full of poignancy and pageantry and attended by up to 800 people from across a wide spectrum of communities in Suffolk.

“Chronic underfunding” of education by the government has been blamed for a council’s overspending on children’s services.

The family of a Stowupland teenager, who died suddenly from complications from undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes, have paid tribute to the many people and supporters who backed their fundraising initiatives after being presented with a prestigious award.

As this newspaper’s campaign with the East of England Co-op to celebrate our community heroes continues, Michelle Frost talks to us about the Jam Community Pot in Stowmarket.

Fears have been raised that free parking could be lost in Suffolk’s towns if responsibility for enforcing parking transfers from police to local councils.

The extraordinary story of one Suffolk soldier’s journey through the First World War is revealed in five historic telegrams.

Millions of people over the age of 65, more than the entire population of Birmingham along with 15,000 in Suffolk, feel they have nobody to turn to for help and support.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

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Needham Market boss, Richard Wilkins, has admitted that his side will start as “firm favourites” to win at Kent hosts Herne Bay in tomorrow’s FA Trophy second qualifying round tie.

Rick Andrews says his Stowmarket Town side need to ‘toughen up mentally’ ahead of hosting Brantham Athletic tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston for another episode of The Non-League Podcast. In this week’s edition we talk to AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley and Grundisburgh manager Micky Squirrell.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the inclusion of Wayne Rooney in the England squad and also asks... If you were Raheem would you have owned up?

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action, there’s fine wins for Colchester, Stowmarket and Woodbridge, plus a 136-0 romp for Hadleigh and a dominant display from the Bury Foxes.

In his weekly golfing round-up, Tony Garnett looks at the Suffolk boys squad for 2019, the latest Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting and a youngster from Bury who’s heading to Jakarta.

FA Vase Second Round

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Baldock Town 1 (aet)

Stowmarket Town are through to the third round of the Buildbase FA Vase for just the second time in their history after beating Baldock Town 3-1 in extra time, writes Alex Moss.

Rick Andrews is hoping to welcome back a few faces to his Stowmarket Town squad when they renew their interest in this season’s Buildbase FA Vase, writes Alex Moss.

Join Mike Bacon and Carl Marston, for episode one of our new Non-League Podcast, with special guests Ian Watson and Shane Coldron.

Thinking and pre-planning riding lines helped Cam Hurst to his first Senior cyclo-cross win, which came at the Grafham Water event promoted by the St Ives CC, writes Fergus Muir.

In our latest round-up of local rugby action, there are great wins for Southwold, Ipswich and Woodbridge.

Leiston progressed to the Second Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy for the fifth year on the trot as they dispatched a decent VCD Athletic outfit 3-1 under caretaker boss Ian Cornforth and director of football Trevor Elmy.

Thurlow Premier

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Godmanchester Rovers 2

Stowmarket Town dropped down to fourth in the Premier Division table after Godmanchester Rovers completed an early-season double with a 2-1 win at Greens Meadow, writes Alex Moss.

Competitors, marshals and spectators gathered at the Colchester Rovers cyclo-cross for a presentation to founding Eastern Cyclo-Cross League official Neil Pears, writes Fergus Muir.

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

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