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Countryside campaigners have expressed their delight after a man who was found guilty of assaulting a hunt saboteur following a "fight" over a dead fox had his conviction overturned on appeal.

Babies and toddlers enjoyed some Halloween fun, dressing up in colourful costumes.

Colleges across Suffolk came together last week to make the case for better funding from government with a week of activities.

It's the moment proud mums, dads and grandparents in Suffolk have been waiting for - the dates for the reception pictures supplement in the Ipswich Star and East Anglian Daily Times have now been confirmed.

It's the time of year when the days start to get shorter - and the clocks go back as autumn draws in.

Police investigating a stabbing in Needham Market have charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder.

The A14 has reopened after a lorry crashed through the central reservation, closing the road for nearly four hours.

Five men have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Great Bricett worth £2.5million.

Crowds flocked to Ipswich's Buttermarket Shopping Centre to meet a baby T-Rex made famous by television appearances.

A busy road in Suffolk has been flooded after heavy rain hit the county this afternoon.

Suffolk has seen some stunning sunsets in the past few weeks - but why have the sunsets been so beautiful?

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Needham Market.

Dinosaur fans young and old have the chance to meet a baby T-Rex which will be stomping its way around the Buttermarket shopping centre in Ipswich.

Three people were taken to hospital after a head-on crash which closed the A140 this morning.

It's been a busy week in the corridors of power at Suffolk County Council's Endeavour House base this week.

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed yesterday.

A major investigation is under way after a woman in her 30s suffered multiple stab wounds.

A Stowmarket man last seen more than a week ago has been found.

Speak out with a view on anything, however minor or insignificant, and you are almost guaranteed these days to get a torrent of abuse in return.

Almost 40 of the region's neighbourhoods are among the most deprived in England - with some sitting alongside areas of great wealth.

A project to help disabled people into work is set to be launched countywide in January after securing £2million in European cash.

A mum of an autistic boy has described how her family were left struggling to cope while they waited a year for support from services.

Historic Helmingham Hall will be turning its gardens into a lit-up winter wonderland to start the festive season.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Lowestoft Town 0 Needham Market 2

Orwell Velo member Matt Day took the East District Hill Climb Championship with a 46 second ascent of the short, sharp Semer Hill near Hadleigh, writes Fergus Muir.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for a look back at the weekend's non-league action.

With the Witches versus Robins play-offs in sight, one promoter, one fan and one journalist got together to discuss the big meeting ahead.

It's IPSWICH WITCHES v SWINDON ROBINS in the Premiership speedway play-off final... MIKE BACON takes a look at how he feels the final will pan out.

Ipswich off-road expert Ross Tricker came out top of a three-way fight for the Senior win at the CC Ashwell cyclo-cross near Hitchin.

Long Melford 0 Stowmarket Town 1

In our latest round-up of the local rugby round-up action, there are good wins for Bury, Colchester and Braintree.

Join host MIKE BACON for a fun speedway podcast with Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King and Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON, with guests Ben Deacon, Ricky Cornish and Paul Musgrove

Ipswich rider Gemma Melton (XRT/Elmy Cycles) scored a remarkable third place in a massive field in the women's cyclo-cross at Milton Keynes, writes Fergus Muir.

Trevor Newman has stepped down from his role as first team manager of Walsham-le-Willows following last night's match against Thetford Town.

Neil Pollard and Emilie Wix took the individual titles at the annual Stowmarket Half-Marathon, which saw just over 200 runners complete a 13.1-mile rural route from Tomlinson Groundcare premises in Buxhall. The event was organised by Stowmarket Striders.

Matt Blake crowned his Stowmarket Town debut with a goal, and an assist, in a 3-0 win at promotion rivals Norwich United yesterday, but he refused to celebrate.

Bromsgrove Sporting 0 Needham Market 1

Norwich United 0 Stowmarket Town 3

Stowmarket Town, already hot favourites to clinch promotion from the Thurlow Nunn Premier, have boosted their chances still further by signing former Leiston hot-shot Matt Blake.

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