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Thousands of people - including schoolchildren - are hitting the streets today to support the Global Climate Strike, with a series of climate change protests happening across Suffolk and north Essex.

People have been asked to report any signs of cruelty to raptors as part of a national initiative being promoted by Suffolk Police.

Planning permission to transform the former Stowmarket Middle School site into 38 much-needed affordable homes for the town has been granted.

'Bury would not be the wonderful town it is if the abbey church was still with us, because we would be a city equivalent to Durham or York' says author

Parents in Suffolk can now apply to secure a place for their children at schools for September 2020.

A teenager has been left "shaken" after being grabbed by a biker on the streets of Stowmarket.

Journalists of the future will begin cutting their news teeth on a new course at West Suffolk College.

The A14 has reopened after an accident closed one lane near Stowmarket, causing long delays.

A water company has been told to improve after a huge rise in complaints.

Uncertainty over Brexit is taking its toll on sales of niche homes in Lavenham, leading independent estate agent Tim West of Sworders has said.

Super-slimmer Lynn Parker is almost half the woman she was - after losing an incredible 9st 6lb.

More than four vehicles from Suffolk police were spotted at an incident in Stowupland today.

A Suffolk youngster is set to take on the world after being selected to represent England in an international karate competition next month.

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Harry Fussey, 19 and Louis Cope-Cornell, 22, both from Newmarket, have been identified as the two occupants of a purple Volvo S40 which was found in a ditch on Dullingham Road, Newmarket.

'She was a very courageous, dignified, loving, cheerful and inspiring woman, and we will all miss her dearly'

An Aldeburgh man was told his phone and broadband would be cut off by an automated telephone scam.

KFC are looking to bring their finger lickin' chicken to more towns across Suffolk and Essex including Felistowe, Stowmarket and Newmarket.

British Transport Police have confirmed that a man in his 50s died on Saturday night after being hit by a train near Stowmarket.

Thousands of women in pink lined the darkened streets of Bury St Edmunds for the annual Girls Night Out charity walk.

Rail users are facing disruption after a person was hit by a train on the Norwich to London line.

Football fans heading to the Falcon in Ipswich town centre have had to look elsewhere for their pre-match pint after the pub was unexpectedly closed.

Around 3,000 walkers and cyclists will be taking a grand tour of Suffolk's churches today to help raise cash for the upkeep of some of the county's most historic places of worship.

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Host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON are joined for this week's podcast by three big players in the local non-league scene.

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Colchester rider Cam Hurst led the Bloodwise/QSW team to a double win at the Amis Velo cyclo-cross, taking the Senior Men's race himself while new Bloodwise recruit Max Bolton was top Junior - Junior being the 16/17 year-old category, writes Fergus Muir.

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Andre Dozzell has been named in the England U20 squad for friendlies against Holland and Switzerland next month, while in-form Ipswich Town team-mate Flynn Downes is only on standby.

Watchers at the Pedal Power Ipswich Road Race saw a demonstration of just how effectively a purposeful, committed and hard-working group can dominate a mass-start race.

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