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A task force is to be formed to examine how to improve traffic congestion in Ipswich as highways chiefs prepare to formally mothball plans for a northern bypass.

A Suffolk woman will be running the London Marathon to raise money for Suffolk Mind in memory of her partner who tragically took his own life.

"Tinkering around the edges" of Ipswich's traffic problems is not enough, according to opposition groups at Suffolk County Council.

Too many frontline nurses, doctors and NHS staff are subjected to violence, health secretary and West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has said - as he urged hospitals to take a zero tolerance approach to assaults.

Flood alerts remain in place this morning following on from Storm Dennis this weekend.

The number of people being admitted to hospital for alcohol related conditions has increased by over 20% in the past six years.

Education chiefs in Suffolk agreed a contract with an academy trust to run five special educational needs units - despite being aware that it had breached equality laws by excluding a dyslexic pupil.

A £9.8million project could turn all of Suffolk's street lights LED - reducing the county's carbon footprint.

One competitor was forced to land on an Ipswich school's field during battle to win The King's Cup in 1929

A rare book which details how two innocent women were found guilty of witchcraft at a Suffolk court has sold at auction for £7,020.

People in Suffolk are being warned of another HMRC scam email, following on from last week's warning about fake tax refund messages.

This was the shocking scene after a car was found sideways in a water-filled ditch following a crash in rural Suffolk.

Iceland is urgently removing some vegan products from its shelves as they contain milk which is not specified on the label.

Police officers working the night shift were among several people who had their eyes to the skies last night - amid reports a meteor was spotted over parts of Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Suffolk chief constable Steve Jupp has pledged more officers and better technology are on the way now the force knows its budget.

A school near Stowmarket has raised more than £3,000 for a scheme to help children understand abuse and how to report it.

A boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Stowmarket.

Find all the Storm Dennis coverage for Suffolk and Essex in one place.

Soldiers from Suffolk's Wattisham air base have been preparing to take part in a major European exercise.

Parks and landmarks across Suffolk are set to close yet again this weekend as Storm Dennis moves in.

Highways England has confirmed the Orwell Bridge will be closed for 16 hours at the weekend when Storm Dennis hits the region.

The one-time finance chief at Suffolk County Council, who walked away last year because he couldn't back another council tax rise, issued a damning assessment of his former colleagues' budget.

Today marks 25 years since Sizewell B began generating power from Suffolk's coastline - and while it has been controversial to some, few people can deny the imprint it has made.

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Needham Market have 'nothing to lose,' when they travel to high-flying Chesham United for tonight's Southern League Challenge Cup semi-final tie.

Adam Mills has been impressed with the impact made by new Needham Market boss, Kevin Horlock, during the last fortnight.

New Needham Market boss, Kevin Horlock, was delighted with his side's hard-earned 1-0 win over Suffolk rivals Lowestoft Town, in what was his first home game in charge.

Needham Market 1 Lowestoft Town 0

During the week, Paige Peake knuckles down at college studying for her A-Levels - but this weekend she will go toe-to-toe with the England captain in a crucial FA Cup clash.

Time-trialists who compete under the age-related system of the Veteran's Time Trial Association gathered at Exning near Newmarket for the East Anglia Group's Lunch and Prize Presentation, writes Fergus Muir.

The Suffolk Winter League boasts a new venue this Sunday, with a cross country league race to be staged at Pakenham for the very first time.

Stowmarket Town striker Matt Blake admitted that Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Wroxham, in the last 16 of the FA Vase, was a big missed opportunity to go all the way to Wembley.

Stowmarket Town boss, Rick Andrews, admitted that Saturday's exit from the FA Vase, at the hands of Wroxham and in front of a bumper crowd of 1,041, was a "hard one to take."

Wroxham 2 Stowmarket Town 0

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they are joined by former Luton Town and Cambridge United defender and now Bury Town boss Ben Chenery.

Christy Finch says he would put a win for Stowmarket Town this weekend ahead of achieving any personal milestones.

Ipswich Town Football Club are trying to track down a supporter who came to the aid of an elderly couple in London, as they want to recognise his act of kindness.

Like many racing cyclists Peter Horsnell of the Chelmer CC is preparing for the 2020 racing season, writes Fergus Muir.

Cottenham racecourse host their final meeting of the season on Saturday, a six-race card with 57 entries, starting at 12 noon.

Richard Wilkins has admitted that losing his Needham Market job "came out of the blue," following his surprise exit from Bloomfields earlier this week.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they review the weekend's non-league action.

Needham Market 4 Hednesdord Town 3

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