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A house in Stowmarket was badly damaged after a tumble dryer burst into flames.

Three chainsaws and an off-road motorcycle are among a number of items which have been stolen from a barn in Ashfield.

With school pupils unable to take GCSE and A-level exams this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, results have had to be calculated differently.

Firefighters have been called to a house fire in Woolpit.

Firefighters are currently battling a blaze inside a house in Stowmarket, which is said to be “well alight”.

Are you planning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day on Saturday, August 15?

Appropriate social media use for councillors could become enshrined in the code of conduct they must follow, after a couple of high profile incidents in Suffolk over the past few months.

Supply teacher agencies in Suffolk are making preparations for an increase in demand at the start of the new school year, education leaders have said.

Barbecue lovers have been warned of the “absolute stupidity” of lighting fires in Thetford Forest during the summer heatwave.

Parents with fears about sending their child back to school in September have been urged to have a discussion with headteachers – but there are currently no plans to prosecute parents.

The Covid-19 infection rate in Suffolk is falling – with the county recording some of the lowest numbers in England, according to the latest weekly figures.

School leaders in Suffolk have raised concerns that A-level and GCSE students could see their hard-earned results downgraded at the final hurdle - through no fault of their own.

Temperatures are again set to top 30C on another sweltering day in Suffolk – before the chance of rain and storms.

Lockdown gave an aspiring artist from Ipswich the gift of time to pursue his work - and after only a few months he is on his way to becoming professional.

A driver caught doing donuts in a Tesco car park faces at least six points on his licence and £400 in fines, police have warned.

A growing number of children are falling victim to sexual predators, according to latest figures - and lockdown has put young people at even greater risk.

A survey will help understand how the use of digital services has impacted on people’s ability to access healthcare.

Find out where your nearest coronavirus testing centre is in Suffolk this week.

A new food and drink trailer is providing refreshment to visitors of Needham Lake this summer before new facilities are open.

The story of Saint Edmund, the child king of East Anglia, is very much part of the fabric of this area.

We all know Geordies are from Newcastle and Brummies are from Birmingham, but the name for someone from Suffolk remains unsettled.

A Suffolk village is celebrating after winning a major grant towards the cost of new community facilities for its historic church.

The streets and gardens of Bildeston were filled with figures of fun after being taken over by scarecrows for the weekend.

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Danny Ayres’ partner has spoken about his struggles off the track after an inquest was opened into the speedway star’s death.

Tributes have been paid to Stephen Williams, a well-known member of the Suffolk running and cycling community, who died last week.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has spoken openly about his son Christopher’s struggles with mental health as part of a new campaign.

Suffolk Bowls has lost one of its greatest-ever players following the death of Derek Johnson, writes Steve Prentice.

Stowmarket Town had more to lose than most, when the Football Association initially made its decision to end the 2019-20 season, and then expunge all results following their further announcement yesterday, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Looking for a subject now that all cycle racing is suspended, I discovered that it was exactly 50 years ago, in March 1970, that men and women were first allowed to compete together in the same open cycling time trial, writes Fergus Muir.

Football writer Carl Marston talks to Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews and Hadleigh United boss Christian Appleford in the wake of the decision to seek termination of this season, from Steps 3 to 6

Ipswich Town won the FA Cup on May 6, 1978 when they beat Arsenal 1-0 in the Wembley final – Roger Osborne the scorer.

Here are a few pictorial memories of that wonderful ‘day in May’, and the run to the final.

Suffolk’s leading athletes Danny Rock and Helen Davies changed their half-marathon plans, late in the day due to the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, to win the respective individual titles at the Robert Tomlinson Stowmarket Half-Marathon, held over a windswept 13.1-mile rural route from Buxall this morning.

Manager Kevin Horlock said his Needham Market players were ‘buzzing’ after reaching the semi-finals of this season’s Turners Hyundai Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

It’s not long now until the start of the Premiership speedway season and Ipswich Witches will be looking to go one better than last year when they lost in the play-off final. MIKE BACON takes a look.

Bang-in-form Brantham Athletic will travel to Stowmarket Town for their Turners Hyundai Suffolk Premier Cup quarter-final tie at Greens Meadow with ‘no fear’ this evening.

Join host MIKE BACON as he chats to Danish star Nicolai Klindt about his life on the shale.

Join MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON as they take a look at the non-league scene.

Stowmarket Town and Liverpool might not be in the same division, but they are going toe-to-toe with each other in terms of home comforts this season.

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The postponement of the Revel Outdoors mountain bike racing, due to be held last Sunday, opens an opportunity to highlight the Sporting Courses (SPOCO) East Competition, writes Fergus Muir.

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