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Jo Churchill MP has said she has been given assurances some Bosch teams will remain at its Stowmarket site.

A vow has been made to keep county farms in Suffolk for the next decade, with farms being bought or sold only in "specific circumstances".

Warning sign introduced this week is designed to cut the number of collisions between road users and animals.

Music fans can expect a band of warm weather this weekend as they descend on High Lodge at Thetford for the Forest Live series of concerts in featuring hits British superstars Jess Glynne, Stereophonics, Paul Weller and Foals.

Staff working in children and young people's mental health were forced to make their own waiting lists as official data was so inaccurate and cases "slipped through the net".

A teenage girl was grabbed by a man who tried to kiss her neck after she stopped at the roadside in Otley to check on her car.

Furious union members and healthcare workers are fighting to protect health visitor jobs in Suffolk after plans to cut a quarter of their workforce have emerged.

As summer slowly creeps back into Suffolk and Essex, flies are starting to re-emerge - but they can carry diseases like gastroenteritis and diarrhoea so here is how to keep your food safe this summer.

Lessons have been learnt over a council owned company which failed to be self-sustaining, council bosses have said after agreeing its closure.

A new initiative which aims to make sure that people who have suffered a cardiac arrest receive lifesaving help as quickly as possible has launched across the region.

These stunning images of lightning and thunderclouds have been sent in by readers after almost 8,000 lightning strikes hit Suffolk and Essex overnight.

A Brexiteer determined to keep no deal on the table is the only candidate to be eliminated from the Tory leadership contest this evening.

Bus passengers in rural communities could be left out after Suffolk County Council announced it would be axing its subsidy following a review of bus usage.

Representatives of the Unite union met with management at Bosch to discuss the impact of its plans to cease lawn mower production at Stowmarket.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after a collision with a car in a Suffolk village.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust hails success of event aimed at sparking debate about the state of the region's natural world.

Seven fire crews tackled a blaze in a barn full of straw just outside Ipswich this morning.

Thunder and lightning will rattle Suffolk and Essex on Tuesday night, with heavy rain expected to fall across East Anglia in the next 24 hours.

In June 2018 black beetles swarmed in Suffolk, leaving residents covered in bugs - will they return to East Anglia in 2019?

The Suffolk Day Big Weekender is just around the corner and it is looking to be bigger and better than ever - find out what's going on in your area using this map.

This weekend men from across Suffolk will come together at Copleston High School to put up their hand and show solidarity with those suffering from mental health issues.

A man from Stowmarket who rushed to the aid of a bloodied teenager injured in a fight is to be honoured at a national police bravery awards ceremony.

West Suffolk College was the top provider in the country for adults taking GCSE English last year, latest figures have revealed.

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New Stowmarket Town man Tom Bullard says he expects there to be 'huge pressure' on the Thurlow Nunn Premier division side next season.

So, given the chance what would your 'favourite ever' Ipswich Witches team be? Well MIKE BACON is giving you that chance to tell the world. Send in your favourite ever side... Here is his.

After an eight kilometre race of attrition at West Suffolk Wheelers' grass track meet, Laurence Lisher (Green Arrow) finally dropped his last two rivals to take the big event of the afternoon - the "8K" being the counting event in the National League.

Following on from his popular top 10 Non-League teams of the season MIKE BACON has taken a look at 14 of last season's outstanding non-league matches...

This is PART TWO... The top seven...

In this week's column, Nino Severino shares his pride and admiration for British tennis star Jo Konta, after her fantastic run to the semi-finals of the French Open, and ahead of the Wimbledon Championships.

Following on from his popular top 10 Non-League teams of the season, MIKE BACON takes a look at 14 of last season's outstanding non-league matches... In PART ONE, he counts down from 14 to eight. PART TWO, the top seven, comes up tomorrow.

With less than 24 hours to go, four champions of the OVO Energy Women's Tour are ready to set Suffolk alight with fierce racing between Beccles and Stowmarket.

Top tipster Rory Paddock takes a loook at the this weekend's televised horse racing, and gives his tips for the races you can watch...

In his latest column, Don Topley shares his views on the Cricket World Cup so far...

Ipswich mountain bike rider Dan Howe took his first win of the 2019 Mud, Sweat and Gears Series at the inaugural race at the Thickthorn venue which will host the East Anglian round of the national series at the end of the month.

Ipswich Witches were live on BT Sport in the Premiership on Monday night. Plenty of people watched... of all ages!

No easy task, but MIKE BACON has chosen his top 10 non-league teams of last season.... Feel free to disagree!

It hasn't been great. You don't have to tell Town fan STEVE MELLEN. Like many, he's tired of the change and the merry-go-round at Portman Road... But let's not count the sorrows, be positive - and who knows? Here, he brings you a short tale!

Mike Bacon compares today's Europa League with the UEFA Cup... And knows which one he thinks is the toughest to win

Don Topley reflects on a happy World Cup memory as the current World Cup gets underway this week

Matt Day of Ipswich club Orwell Velo won the Diss CC Road race after riding alone off the front for the last hour of the race,

The Suffolk Premier Cup could be set for a radical revamp.

This season's Suffolk County Schools' FA Cup Finals ended with the last final being the only one to go to extra-time.

In his weekly column, Mike Bacon remembers Town striker Paul Mariner's great input at Portman Road

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